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Airbnb to tie metrics like guest safety to employee bonuses, says it has created dedicated teams to serve all "stakeholders", which include hosts and guests (Sarah E. Needleman/Wall Street Journal)

Sarah E. Needleman / Wall Street Journal: Airbnb to tie metrics like guest safety to employee bonuses, says it has created dedicated teams to serve all “stakeholders”, which include hosts and guests  —  Ahead of plans to go public, home-sharing platform emphasizes serving ‘stakeholders’ that include hosts, guests, investors, employees

Profile of Adam Mosseri, who sees Project Daisy, which will eliminate public display of Instagram Likes later this year, as a way to "depressurize the app" (Amy Chozick/New York Times)

Amy Chozick / New York Times: Profile of Adam Mosseri, who sees Project Daisy, which will eliminate public display of Instagram Likes later this year, as a way to “depressurize the app”  —  Adam Mosseri, chieftain of Instagram, wants to keep the platform a safe, special space.  That means learning from the mistakes of its parent company: Facebook.

LaunchDarkly, a feature management platform for developers, raises $54M led by Bessemer Venture Partners; sources say the company is now valued at $800M+ (Yuliya Chernova/Wall Street Journal)

Yuliya Chernova / Wall Street Journal: LaunchDarkly, a feature management platform for developers, raises $54M led by Bessemer Venture Partners; sources say the company is now valued at $800M+  —  Deal ensures venture firm will retain a stake in the software developer now valued at more than $800 million

Australia-based hotel booking tech company SiteMinder raises A$100M at a valuation of A$1.1B, says it now has 35,000 hotels worldwide as clients (Yolanda Redrup/Australian Financial Review)

Yolanda Redrup / Australian Financial Review: Australia-based hotel booking tech company SiteMinder raises A$100M at a valuation of A$1.1B, says it now has 35,000 hotels worldwide as clients  —  Hotel booking tech company SiteMinder has become the country´s newest $1 billion tech unicorn, banking more than $100 million in capital …

Google announces Premium Support plan for enterprise cloud customers, starting at $12.5K per month with 15-minute response times for mission-critical situations (Mike Wheatley/SiliconANGLE)

Mike Wheatley / SiliconANGLE: Google announces Premium Support plan for enterprise cloud customers, starting at $12.5K per month with 15-minute response times for mission-critical situations  —  Keeping up its push to get more large enterprises to use its cloud, Google LLC today announced a new Premium Support plan …
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