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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook announces free app for Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Samsung Smart TV, launching “soon”   —  The new app will let users kick back and watch Facebook videos from the couch.  —  Facebook is coming to your television.  —  The social network on Tuesday announced a new app …
Feb 14, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Recode:
As Twitter gained just 2M monthly active users in the quarter of the US election, Facebook gained 72M   —  The U.S. election spectacle didn't drive an uptick in Twitter signups — growth actually slowed.  —  The spectacle of the U.S. presidential election — and Donald Trump mania …
Feb 11, 2017, 7:35 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Ford says it will invest $1B into Argo AI over 5 years and take a majority stake in the startup; Argo AI will work on autonomous driving tech for Ford's cars   —  The automaker will take a majority stake in Argo AI, founded by two top engineers from Google and Uber.
Feb 10, 2017, 2:55 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Filing: Snap has a $1B agreement with Amazon Web Services to use its services alongside Google's; minimum 2017 spend is $50M, rising to $350M by 2021   —  Snap disclosed the deal in a revised version of its S-1 made public Thursday.  —  It turns out that Google isn't the only company Snap …
Feb 9, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook expands Safety Check to help people offer community aid like food and shelter, now live in US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, and Saudi Arabia   —  Facebook wants to connect those in need with people who have shelter or food to offer.  —  Facebook is expanding Safety Check …
Feb 8, 2017, 9:15 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitter to hide abusive tweets in conversations, add safe search, and try to keep banned users from rejoining the service   —  The company promised users more features around safety, so here they are.  —  A week ago, Twitter executives said that making the service safer for users was the company's …
Feb 7, 2017, 9:15 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
LG says it will add enhanced shielding to its 5K monitors to prevent interference with nearby wireless routers; existing displays can be retrofitted   —  The initial models of the fancy display got all glitchy when put near networking gear.  —  LG has found a fix for a problem that left …
Feb 3, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Sources: Target has abruptly shuttered two long-term initiatives: its unreleased Goldfish open marketplace platform and a prototype robot-assisted store   —  The retailer's “Store of the Future” was killed before it opened.  —  In the wake of a holiday season that was worse than the company expected …
Feb 3, 2017, 11:20 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Facebook, Microsoft, Google, Apple, and Amazon circulating draft open letter to Trump on recent immigration order ahead of planned release this week   —  It's the first joint effort from big U.S. businesses to try to support immigration.  —  Alphabet, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft …
Feb 2, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Flipagram CEO says the video creation app has been acquired by Chinese news aggregator Toutiao, will remain “completely independent”   —  Flipagram says it will remain “completely independent.”  —  Flipagram, the video creation app that was once considered a serious threat to Instagram …
Feb 1, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context

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