Snapchat has 60 million DAUs the U.S. and Canada - Bloomberg Sep 26, 2016 12:27PM

Snapchat says it has 60 million daily users in the U.S. and Canada, according to Bloomberg.

General Motors (GM), Canada's Unifor Enter Tentative Agreement Sep 26, 2016 07:16AM

General Motors (NYSE: GM) and Canada's Unifor have reached a tentative contract agreement. Highlights of the agreement include:

  • $554 million in investments
  • Secure future for all locations
  • Ratification bonus
  • Base wage increases
  • Lump sum payments
  • Conversion of SWEs to permanent status
  • Improvements to new-hire program
  • Benefit improvements

The Unifor newsletter on the announcement is embedded below:

Exclusive: Japan's antitrust watchdog considers action against Apple, carriers - sources Sep 23, 2016 06:07AM

By Yoshiyasu Shida

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese regulators are considering taking action against Apple Inc over possible antitrust violations that may have helped it dominate the nation's smartphone sales, government sources said, a move that could hit the company's profit margins in one of its most profitable markets.

In a report published last month, Japan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) said that NTT Docomo, KDDI Corp and Softbank Group were... (continue reading...)

Facebook's (FB) Instagram Doubles Advertisers to ~500k in Last Six Months - FT Sep 22, 2016 09:33AM

Facebook's (NASDAQ: FB) Instagram is said to have doubled the number of advertisers it has within the last six-months since opening up its advertising into other markets, according to the Financial Times.

The company's COO, Marne Levine, says Instagram now has around 500,000 advertisers.

Top five countries in advertiser adoption are the U.S., Brazil, the U.K., Australia and Canada. Also, the top five sectors are consumer-packaged goods (CPG), e-Commerce, retail,... (continue reading...)

Charter Communications (CHTR) Plans to Offer Wireless Service (VZ) Sep 22, 2016 08:43AM

Charter Communications (Nasdaq: CHTR) is planning to launch a wireless service by leasing airwaves from Verizon (NYSE: VZ), according to the WSJ, citing commentary made by CEO Tom Rutledge at an investor conference on Wednesday.

Chater received the agreement via its acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.

While details on the product weren't offered, Rutledge commented, We have talked internally about how to build out our network to capacity…and how... (continue reading...)

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