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This is who benefits most from the Spotify IPO

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Financial Times CEO John Ridding explains how to make people pay for media

Techies pooh-poohed online subscriptions a decade ago. My, how things have changed.

Full transcript: Former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett on Recode Decode

She’s now on the board of Lyft and helps with the Obama Foundation.

Mark Zuckerberg will testify before U.S. lawmakers in two separate hearings next week

He’ll testify before two Senate committees on Tuesday, and a House committee on Wednesday.

Facebook will stop sharing as much of your personal data with people outside of Facebook

Facebook is making sweeping changes to many of its most important APIs.

Apple CEO Tim Cook on education, privacy, Facebook and DACA at the Recode MSNBC ‘Revolution’ event

Kara Swisher and MSNBC’s Chris Hayers interviewed Cook in a school auditorium in Chicago in front of a live audience.

Facebook says Cambridge Analytica may have had data from as many as 87 million people

On Monday, April 9, you can find out if you were one of them.

Facebook rewrote its terms of service and data policies to better explain what data it is collecting about you

You should read them.

These two charts tell you everything you need to know about Google’s and Facebook’s domination of the ad business

Scary! (If you don’t work at Google or Facebook.)

This is what it’s like to have dinner with Steve Bannon, Roger Ailes and Michael Wolff

Wolff’s book "Fire and Fury" detailed the dinner, but Min was also there. Here’s her take.

Here’s video of Shaquille O’Neal wearing Magic Leap’s new AR glasses

Yes, that Shaq.

This is how music producer Oak Felder crafted Demi Lovato’s hit song ‘Sorry Not Sorry’

Felder demonstrated the songwriting process live onstage at Code Media 2018.

Recode Daily: The YouTube HQ shooter was apparently upset about YouTube’s new rules

Plus, Spotify’s unusual IPO led to a $27 billion valuation, Apple hires Google’s AI head, and "2001: A Space Odyssey" turns 50.

Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel is coming to Code

Spiegel is trying to turn Snap into a company that can deliver reliable revenue and profits.

Full transcript: Lauren Goode on her final Too Embarrassed to Ask

We say Goode riddance to our colleague with a countdown of her favorite #TooEmbarrassed moments.

Here’s YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki talking about controversial monetization changes on the platform

The shooter at the headquarters of the online video giant, who was also a creator on the platform, was apparently upset by the new rules.

As women in tech gain experience, their pay gap with men gets worse

On average, women are offered 4 percent less than men for the same job at the same company.

Four people have been shot at YouTube HQ in Silicon Valley

The San Bruno facility is separate from the Google campus further south.

At $27 billion, Spotify is the seventh-most-valuable internet company to go public in the U.S.

It’s up there with Google, if you don’t adjust for inflation.

Facebook is banning hundreds more accounts run by Russian trolls

This time, Facebook found and booted 270 IRA accounts.

Financial Times CEO John Ridding explains how to make people pay for media

Techies pooh-poohed online subscriptions a decade ago. My, how things have changed.

Full transcript: Former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett on Recode Decode

She’s now on the board of Lyft and helps with the Obama Foundation.

Full transcript: Lauren Goode on her final Too Embarrassed to Ask

We say Goode riddance to our colleague with a countdown of her favorite #TooEmbarrassed moments.

Full transcript: Author and Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Fritz on Recode Media

His new book is "The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies."

Spotify’s first day of trading ended up being surprisingly normal — and that’s a win for the direct listing

Where’s the chaos?

One of Pinterest’s top product executives, Jon Alferness, has left the company after less than a year

Alferness, who reported directly to CEO Ben Silbermann, just joined Pinterest in August.

Trump keeps bashing Amazon for its Postal Service pact — but he’s overlooking a different controversial deal that gives Chinese merchants an advantage in the U.S.

The reason might rhyme with "Beff Jezos."

I watched the national championship in virtual reality and it was sports purgatory

They say you can’t be in two places at once, and they’re right.

500 Startups, still recovering from scandal, is giving some control to an Abu Dhabi investment firm

It’s the VC firm’s most meaningful governance change since its CEO resigned from the role last year.

Here’s who owns everything in Big Media today

It probably won’t look like this for long.

Recode Daily: Why you should care about today’s unusual Spotify IPO

Plus, Apple wants to make its own processor chips, Instagram cuts off API access for some developers, and the Museum of Selfies is a thing.

Snapchat is rolling out group video chats like Messenger and Houseparty

It’s you and your 15 closest friends.

Spotify relies on the big labels for most of its music. It thinks that will change.

The streaming music company wants to get more music — and more profitable music — from the little guys.

Spotify’s direct listing is an inflection point in the Wall Street-Silicon Valley relationship

You should care what happens on Tuesday — even if you don’t care about Spotify.

Instagram is limiting how much data some developers can collect from its API — and cutting off others altogether

Facebook’s response to Cambridge Analytica continues with Instagram.

Full transcript: Author and Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Fritz on Recode Media

His new book is "The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies."

Tesla’s latest Autopilot crash is just one of many problems it is now dealing with

A fatal crash, production problems and now a recall.

Remember when Apple’s Steve Jobs tweaked Mark Zuckerberg about ‘onerous’ Facebook? I do!

Much as Tim Cook said last week, the legendary tech leader didn’t want anything to do with the social networking site either.

Honey — the under-the-radar coupon startup — has held talks to raise around $100 million in a new investment

The Los Angeles-based startup operates an unsexy but lucrative business.

Mark Zuckerberg fires back at Tim Cook, calling his criticism ‘extremely glib’

Facebook sells ads to make its service free. "I don’t think at all that that means that we don’t care about people."