A comprehensive look at Apple’s cash reserves, how it uses them, and why it is repatriating its foreign cash to US and paying $38B, or ~15% tax on it (Horace Dediu/Asymco)

Horace Dediu / Asymco: A comprehensive look at Apple’s cash reserves, how it uses them, and why it is repatriating its foreign cash to US

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Sources: Benchmark, GV sold ~14.5% of their Uber stakes, worth ~$900M, ~$350M respectively; Garrett Camp sold ~15% for ~$400M; Menlo sold ~46%, First Round ~38% (Theodore Schleifer/Recode)

Theodore Schleifer / Recode: Sources: Benchmark, GV sold ~14.5% of their Uber stakes, worth ~$ 900M, ~$ 350M respectively; Garrett Camp sold ~15% for ~$

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Sources: SoftBank succeeds in bid to buy big Uber stake, will likely limit stake to ~15% of company; deal values Uber at $48B, down 30% from last valuation (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Sources: SoftBank succeeds in bid to buy big Uber stake, will likely limit stake to ~15% of company; deal values Uber at

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Coming soon to a highway near you: truck platooning – “Platooning involves a number of trucks closely following one another, connected using vehicle-to-vehicle communication… trucks can follow each other closely, leading to better fuel efficiency, perhaps up to 15%.“

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