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Lyft’s 2016 Financials Show Business Gains

Lyft’s revenue grew by 250% in 2016 while its loss grew by 45.6%, providing fresh evidence that the ride-hailing business can get to profitability, even if it’s a fraction of the size of Uber.

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Bot Check-In: A Year of Disappointment

Despite lots of PR, neither Facebook, Amazon or Google-developed bot platforms this year made it easy for developers to work with. Narrowly focused services can thrive in the near-term but ...

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How Google Ventures Is Thinking About Biotech

Dr. Krishna Yeshwant of Google Ventures talks with The Information about the risks and rewards of applying high-tech venture capital strategies to the biotech industry.

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Subscribers Turn Less Sour on Economy, Tech

In our final subscriber survey for 2016, subscribers predicted consolidation in the self-driving car industry and intensifying competition between Facebook and Snap.

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