Leena Rao

Leena Rao

Leena Rao is a senior writer at Fortune.

Amazon

Amazon Sets the Table for Its Own Meal Kit Delivery Service

The company is hoping to elbow out upstarts such as Blue Apron.
Square

Square Settled Lawsuit With Refuted Co-Founder for $50 Million

The company paid the settlement to Robert Morley, who claims to have invented its card swipe reader.
Apps

PayPal Backs Acorns, an Investment App for Millennials

Acorns is a year-old app that is designed to get people started by making small automated investments from a bank account.
Credit

PayPal Co-Founder's Newest Startup Raises $100 Million to Reinvent Credit

Affirm is rethinking the way shoppers -- particularly millennials -- borrow money by letting them obtain a micro-loan at a point of sale instead of using a credit card.
Square

Square Just Became an Online Lender

The move puts it in competition with other small business lenders such as OnDeck Capital.
Jack Dorsey

So Just How Much Is Jack Dorsey's Salary at Square?

The payments company's earnings beat Wall Street estimates and is projecting profitability -- excluding certain costs -- by the end of 2016.
Obituaries

Inventor of Email Ray Tomlinson Dies at 74

Tomlinson had an idea to send a text message between computers using a new network called Arpanet, routing it using an '@' symbol.
Google

Google Is Pulling the Plug on Photo Service Picasa

Instead, the company will begin focusing on a new service named Google Photos.
Alphabet

Alphabet Spent $3.6 Billion on Moonshot Projects

Monday marked the first time that Alphabet reported quarterly revenue from Google's core advertising businesses as separate from its more experimental ventures.
Technology

What Twitter's Former CEO Is Working On Now

Dick Costolo, who left the social-media company last summer, is helping to build something new.
Jack Dorsey

How Jack Dorsey Says He Balances Leading Twitter and Square

The CEO of both Twitter and payments technology company Square, has a secret to keep from being overwhelmed.
Mergers and Acquisitions

Once Valued at $1 Billion, Gilt Is Reportedly on the Block for $250 Million

The fashion ecommerce site is said to be in advanced talks with Saks Fifth Avenue's parent company.
Mobile Payments

Businesses Can Soon Accept Payments Through Venmo

The move marks a major step in the popular app's evolution.
Leadership

Google's 11th Employee Just Became Twitter's Executive Chairman

Omid Kordestani replaces the empty seat left by Twitter's former CEO Dick Costolo, who exited the board earlier this month.
Food Businesses

How This Meal-Kit Startup Differs From Blue Apron and Plated

Din sends users recipes from well-known restaurants and chefs and then delivers the ingredients to your door.
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