elproducto #25 👉 a weekly round-up of Tech and Product goodness

Successful Product launches, Snap’s acquisitions, Spotify’s sponsored songs, Airbnb Premium, Tesla looks at China, Google Jobs, Lessons from Uber & more.

👩‍🚀 TL;DR

Another busy week at Uber after Travis Kalanick announced his resignation, which was immediately followed by employees’ petition for his return. Employees claim that Travis is key to the company’s success, and executives argue that relentless growth didn’t allow them to focus on culture. The company aims to improve conditions for riders (this week has already launched ‘tipping’ in few cities) and cleanse public image.

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elproducto is a curated selection of Tech&Product happenings within the last few days from a curious and frequently skeptical Product Manager’s perspective.

📰 Seen on the news

Spotify lets users create group playlists via Messenger; makes use of the Spotify chat extension; friends can add songs even if they don’t have a Spotify account.

📚 Good reads

Transforming Youtube. Fast Company profiles YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki; explores the implementation of YouTube Red and YouTube TV; also looks at how Wojcicki handled an advertiser boycott.

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