Weekend highlights: Yik Yak shuts down; John Gruber and pals shut down Vesper

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Yik Yak, once valued at $400 million, shuts down and sells off engineers for $1 million (The Verge)

John Gruber and pals shut down Vesper, their syncing notes app for iOS (TechCrunch)

NBCUniversal Is Building Its Own Children’s Channel (NY Times)
Sprout, which NBCU gained full control of in 2013, will be rebranded as Universal Kids. DreamWorks Animation Television programming will be added. Sprout has offices in New York and Fort Washington.

Was there bribery involving Pennsylvania's pension system? SERS wants to know (Philly.com)

Amazon’s cloud gain could be Google’s cloud loss (Recode)

Amazon's moves beyond retail get Wall Street thumbs up, for now (Reuters)

Exclusive: Google Snags Former Salesforce Cloud Exec

Siemens, SAP sign cooperation deals with Saudi Arabia: officials (Reuters)

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