Lyft officially files for its IPO and do the numbers reveal concern for Uber, New York wants Jeff Bezos to reconsider, Tesla slashes prices, physical sales trump downloads when it comes to music, and the weekend longreads suggestions.
Lyft's financials show a $911 million loss ahead of its IPO (CNBC)
Amazon stops selling Dash buttons, goofy forerunners of the connected home (CNET)
U.S. Music Industry Posts Third Straight Year of Double-Digit Growth as Streaming Soars 30% (Variety)
Andrew Cuomo Speaks With Jeff Bezos, Hints of ‘Other Ways’ to Clear Path for Amazon’s Return (NYTimes)
The $35,000 Tesla Model 3 has arrived—but it comes with a price (TechCrunch)
Weekend Longreads Suggestions:
Do You Trust Your VPN? Are You Sure? (Slate)
Is Cloudflare a privacy champion or hate speech enabler? Depends who you ask (Fast Company)
The Car That Killed Glamour (The Atlantic)
How Disney Built Star Wars, in real life (TechCrunch)
THE TRAUMA FLOOR (The Verge)
Outgrowing Advertising: Multimodal Business Models as a Product Strategy (A16Z/Connie Chan)
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