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As banks compete to become top underwriter for Uber’s 2019 IPO, sources say Morgan Stanley, whose top tech banker moonlights as an Uber driver, is the…

Wall Street Journal : As banks compete to become top underwriter for Uber's 2019 IPO, sources say Morgan Stanley, whose top tech banker moonlights as an Uber driver, is the favorite   —  Some bankers go the extra mile to land a deal.  Michael Grimes drove many.  —  Many Uber drivers are in it for a few extra bucks.

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A look at how SoftBank, whose Vision Fund received $45B from Saudi Arabia, is handling the growing crisis over Khashoggi’s disappearance (New York…

New York Times : A look at how SoftBank, whose Vision Fund received $45B from Saudi Arabia, is handling the growing crisis over Khashoggi's disappearance   —  Since the disappearance and apparent killing of a dissident journalist in a Saudi Arabian consulate, some of the most powerful figures in business are distancing themselves from the kingdom.

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Uber redesigns its home screen to contextually recommend JUMP bikes or its cars depending on trip length, destination, and personal ride history (Josh…

Josh Constine / TechCrunch : Uber redesigns its home screen to contextually recommend JUMP bikes or its cars depending on trip length, destination, and personal ride history   —  Contextual, personalized vehicle suggestions spotlight bikes  —  For the first time, Uber will make contextual, personalized suggestions …

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Google Play gets better support for larger app bundles, subscription improvements, in-app updates, an expanded Google Play Instant, more (Emil…

Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat : Google Play gets better support for larger app bundles, subscription improvements, in-app updates, an expanded Google Play Instant, more   —  Google today unveiled a slew of Google Play developer news, including better support for larger Android app bundles, subscription improvements …

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Collaborative document editor Coda adds integrations with G Suite, Slack, Twilio, YouTube, and more (Frederic Lardinois/TechCrunch)

Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch : Collaborative document editor Coda adds integrations with G Suite, Slack, Twilio, YouTube, and more   —  Coda, the smart collaborative document editor that breaks down the barriers between documents, spreadsheets, databases and presentations, is today launching one of its most important updates since its launch in 2017.

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Apple sends out invites for an event on October 30 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York City, where updated iPads and MacBooks are expected…

Juli Clover / MacRumors : Apple sends out invites for an event on October 30 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York City, where updated iPads and MacBooks are expected   —  Apple today sent out media invites for a second major 2018 event set to be held in New York City on Tuesday, October 30 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Howard Gilman Opera House.

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Sources: Uber is developing a short-term staffing business, called Uber Works, that would utilize its database of workers for events and corporate…

Financial Times : Sources: Uber is developing a short-term staffing business, called Uber Works, that would utilize its database of workers for events and corporate functions   —  Uber is developing a new short-term staffing business, dubbed Uber Works, that would help to diversify its business ahead of next year's planned initial public offering.

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BitGo, which makes multi-signature cryptocurrency wallets, raises $58.5M Series B from Goldman, Mike Novogratz, and others, bringing total raised to…

Lily Katz / Bloomberg : BitGo, which makes multi-signature cryptocurrency wallets, raises $58.5M Series B from Goldman, Mike Novogratz, and others, bringing total raised to $70M   —  - Startup guards digital currencies for institutional investors  — Bank calls custody a ‘logical precursor’ to market making

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