Google parent Alphabet Inc. is moving to make its disparate parts more accountable internally for spending, according to people familiar with the matter, in an effort to ensure that its more speculative projects are self-sustaining.
Airbnb Inc. has raised over $100 million in a new round of funding that has closed, according to a person familiar with the matter. The round was done at the same $25.5 billion valuation where the company raised capital over the summer.
Google said Thursday it tapped enterprise-technology veteran Diane Greene to run its cloud-computing businesses, including Google for Work, Cloud Platform and Google Apps. Greene co-founded VMware Inc.
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Square Inc.’s lower-than-expected pricing should actually serve as a good reality check for Silicon Valley, a bit of a slap in the face by public market investors to the frothy valuations of the so-called unicorn tech companies.
Pandora Media Inc. will face an uphill battle as it enters an on-demand music streaming market dominated by Spotify and Apple Inc., and analysts think things are going to get worse for the digital radio company before they start to get better.
David Tepper, the billionaire hedge fund manager of Appaloosa Management, sold a combined 2.5 million shares in Apple Inc. and Alibaba Group last quarter, while also distancing himself from Alphabet Inc.
Human-resources startup Zenefits Inc. is falling short of its aggressive revenue targets and has started to curb expenses, making it the latest highly valued venture-backed company struggling to meet investor expectations.
IAC/InterActiveCorp. on Wednesday made public its $512 million cash offer for Angie’s List Inc., a deal that could combine the services marketplace and consumer-review site with Internet brands such as About.com and Vimeo.
Facebook Inc. is experimenting with new advertising approaches for its Instant Articles platform after publishers encountered challenges generating ad revenue because of restrictions imposed by the social network.
Apple Inc. is in discussions with U.S. banks to develop a mobile person-to-person payment service that would compete with PayPal Inc.’s popular Venmo platform, according to people familiar with the talks.
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