Booting Up: Used to Bombing, Michael Bay Fled Mid-Presentation at CES

San Francisco is  going to tax Google’s employee shuttles based on the number of stops they make. But the search

Mr. Bay, fleeing the stage. (Photo: Twitter)
Mr. Bay, fleeing the stage. (Photo: Twitter)

San Francisco is  going to tax Google (GOOGL)’s employee shuttles based on the number of stops they make. But the search giant can likely afford it since they’ll only be charged $1 per stop. [WSJ]

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Michael Bay did something he’s used to at CES yesterday: he bombed. The director got flustered during a presentation for Samsung and embarrassingly fled the stage. [AdWeek]

Pinterest has reportedly acquired VisualGraph, an image recognition search engine that’s staffed by just two people. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. [BuzzFeed]

For the first time in its ten year history, Mashable is taking on outside investors to the tune of $13.3 million from Updata Partners. [CNN]

Snapchat has hired its first lobbyist. [Recode]

Booting Up: Used to Bombing, Michael Bay Fled Mid-Presentation at CES