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Crunch Report | Amazon Unveils The Amazon Echo Show

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Crunch Report | Amazon Unveils The Amazon Echo Show

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$YELP bloodbath..pic.twitter.com/38x21KIjj0

— twobacons (@twobacons) May 9, 2017

That's an extreme dip and a bad look for a company that has been desperately attempting to climb back to its heights of 2014. Yelp's stock was ripped to shreds after the company reported sales under analysts' forecasts and also slashed its own revenue estimates for the year. 

In other words, we didn't do as well as people had expected, and the future isn't looking great either. Read more...

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Yelp is having a truly brutal day

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"Yelp needs help" was the joke of finance Twitter Tuesday, as the company's stock plummeted down by more than 28 percent in after-hours trading. 

$YELP bloodbath..pic.twitter.com/38x21KIjj0

— twobacons (@twobacons) May 9, 2017

That's an extreme dip and a bad look for a company that has been desperately attempting to climb back to its heights of 2014. Yelp's stock was ripped to shreds after the company reported sales under analysts' forecasts and also slashed its own revenue estimates for the year. 

In other words, we didn't do as well as people had expected, and the future isn't looking great either. Read more...

More about Business, Facebook, Google, Yelp, and Silicon Valley

Both he and his company have been reeling from a workplace harassment and sexism scandal hit his company back in February, which also came shortly after the #DeleteUber movement began. 

Since then, Uber's CEO has mostly avoided public appearances, not that he was a particularly public figure before now. Kalanick barely ever talks or shares much personal insight in public forums. Unlike Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, you don't typically hear updates from Kalanick or see him on TV.  In fact, Kalanick backed out his commitment to be questioned by Recode's Kara Swisher during a conference later this month. Read more...

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Can Uber become a ‘just’ workplace? CEO Travis Kalanick lays out the plan

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It's been a rough spring for Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, or TK. 

Both he and his company have been reeling from a workplace harassment and sexism scandal hit his company back in February, which also came shortly after the #DeleteUber movement began. 

Since then, Uber's CEO has mostly avoided public appearances, not that he was a particularly public figure before now. Kalanick barely ever talks or shares much personal insight in public forums. Unlike Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, you don't typically hear updates from Kalanick or see him on TV.  In fact, Kalanick backed out his commitment to be questioned by Recode's Kara Swisher during a conference later this month. Read more...

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Columbus welcomes urban problem solvers with new accelerator

 Every American city wishes it could better support technology, entrepreneurship and infrastructure, unfortunately few actually have the resources to set truly ambitious goals into motion. But Columbus, Ohio, having secured $40 million in grants to improve access to transportation and ready itself for autonomous vehicles, is one city actually in a position to take risks. Its latest, a… Read More
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Crunch Report | Rumors: Amazon’s New Echo Device

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