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Heather Timmons / Quartz:
Amazon drones won't replace the mailman or FedEx woman any time soon   —  Amazon's new “delivery system,” Amazon Prime Air, promises to get packages to customers “in 30 minutes or less using unmanned aerial vehicles,” and could be in commercial use soon as 2015, the company said Dec. 1.
Dec 2, 2013, 6:10 AMIn context
Christopher Mims / Quartz:
Mobile-only startup Boxed starts shipping its limited selection of bulk goods nationwide   —  How 10 people built a competitor to Amazon.com for $1 million—in 90 days  —  “Being a scrappy startup, it's funny to see some of our designers forklift once in a while,” chuckles Chieh Huang, CEO of Boxed.
Nov 24, 2013, 10:40 PMIn context
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
Ben Bernanke's letter to Congress: Bitcoin and other virtual currencies “may hold long-term promise”   —  America's top central banker has given his cautious blessing to bitcoin, the virtual currency that famously requires no central bank.  —  In a letter ahead of today's congressional hearings …
Nov 18, 2013, 7:25 PMIn context
Roberto A. Ferdman / Quartz:
Why Apple's first retail store in Brazil is actually a really big deal   —  Apple is about to take its much-awaited leap into Latin America.  —  According to Apple news site 9to5Mac, Apple is aiming to launch its first retail store in Brazil by March 2014.  The store, which has been under …
Oct 28, 2013, 10:00 PMIn context
Adam Pasick / Quartz:
Huawei issues more detailed spying denial and calls for industrywide security standards   —  After Snowden's leaks, China's Huawei calls for more transparency in the tech industry  —  Did Snowden do Huawei a favor?  AP Images  —  With all of the recent revelations about the US National …
Oct 18, 2013, 11:25 PMIn context
Adam Pasick / Quartz:
Your Playstation 4 may be built by Chinese students in the worst internship ever   —  Updated with comment and detail from Foxconn.  —  Foxconn believes that students are the future, at least judging by its deal with China's Xi'an Institute of Technology to expose more than 1,000 …
Oct 10, 2013, 10:25 AMIn context
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
Here are the secret edits Twitter made to its IPO filing, hoping investors wouldn't notice   —  Twitter secretly submitted four drafts of its IPO prospectus to regulators before making public the version that drew so much attention yesterday.  The changes made in the interim expose concerns …
Oct 4, 2013, 12:55 PMIn context
Ritchie King / Quartz:
Twitter's average ad revenue per user was $0.55 in Q2 2013, compared to $1.41 for Facebook   —  Twitter didn't disclose its average revenue per user, but we've calculated it for you, anyway  —  Ahead of Twitter's IPO filing, the key figure anticipated by investors was the company's average revenue per user.
Oct 4, 2013, 9:05 AMIn context
Matt Phillips / Quartz:
The complete history of Twitter as told through tortured descriptions of it in the New York Times   —  Twitter needs no introduction.  But it wasn't always so for the “blogging-like tool for quick updates” (2006), which grew into “another leading social network” (2013).
Oct 2, 2013, 1:45 PMIn context
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
Twitter plans to make its IPO filing public this week   —  Twitter's IPO filing is ready, and the company intends to make it public this week, according to someone familiar with the plan.  The goal is for Twitter to begin trading, likely on the New York Stock Exchange, before Thanksgiving.
Sep 29, 2013, 6:55 PMIn context

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