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Casey Newton / The Verge:
Rdio redesigns apps to emphasize Pandora-like ad-supported radio stations for free users   —  Rdio redesigns its service to emphasize radio and recommendations  —  Rdio, the best music-streaming service that (statistically) you're not using, is unveiling a smart redesign Thursday morning aimed at helping you discover new music faster.
Sep 4, 2014, 12:15 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Documents and interviews reveal Uber's sophisticated, nationwide scheme to poach Lyft drivers   —  This is Uber's playbook for sabotaging Lyft  —  ‘Brand ambassadors’ with burner phones and credit cards attempt to #shavethestache  —  Uber is arming teams of independent contractors …
Aug 26, 2014, 4:01 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
SmartThings' acquisition by Samsung: “all about scale”, but will remain independent   —  Why did SmartThings sell to Samsung?  —  Making every home a smart home  —  It was just two years ago that home-automation company SmartThings began life as a Kickstarter project.
Aug 15, 2014, 2:55 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
YouTube will help create a weekly show for Sirius XM satellite radio   —  “The YouTube 15” will bring emerging stars to a big new audience  —  Given how dominant YouTube is as a place for young people to listen to music, it's notable how slow Google has been to embrace radio partnerships.
Jun 26, 2014, 10:10 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Beats' Jimmy Iovine and Apple's Eddy Cue live at Code Conference   —  After Apple's $3 billion acquisition of Beats — purveyor of headphones and a streaming music service — co-founder Jimmy Iovine takes the stage at Code Conference with Apple's Eddy Cue.
May 28, 2014, 11:12 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Pocket Premium launches: $5 per month for permanent archives, improved search, suggested tags   —  Pocket wants to be your permanent digital library, for a price  —  $5 per month gives you a permanent archive, search, and auto-tagging.  Is it worth it?  —  Pocket, which lets you save articles …
May 28, 2014, 2:00 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Circle lets you purchase, store and send bitcoins without fees, launches today, still invitation only   —  Circle wants to be your friendly neighborhood bitcoin bank  —  The implosion and subsequent liquidation of bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox last month played to the worst fears about digital currencies.
May 16, 2014, 12:36 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Yahoo News Digest arrives on Android and launches an international edition   —  Four months after bringing its unconventional news app to iOS, Yahoo News Digest arrives on Android today along with international editions that bring a global perspective to currents.
May 8, 2014, 4:25 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter is experimenting with a mute feature in its mobile apps   —  One of the most-requested features for Twitter's mobile apps may be on the cusp of arriving.  Users of the company's iOS and Android clients are now seeing an option to mute accounts that they follow, preventing another user's tweets …
May 1, 2014, 5:25 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
‘Sign in with Google’ button could send Google+ to oblivion   —  The abrupt departure of Google+ creator Vic Gundotra from the beleaguered social network led to immediate speculation that its days as a competitor to Facebook and Twitter are numbered.  Indeed, media reports have asserted …
Apr 29, 2014, 8:45 PMIn context

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