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Mike Butcher / TechCrunch:
Fon Launches Gramofon, A Router With Facebook And Spotify Built-In   —  Today, crowd-sourced Wifi network operator Fon launches its rumoured new product, the Gramofon.  But unusually for a large tech company with healthy revenues, it's launched the product with 30-day crowd-funding campaign …
Apr 15, 2014, 9:55 AMIn context
Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch:
Amid Reports Facebook Is Eyeing Up Financial Services, TransferWise Hits £1 Billion In Transfers   —  A million pounds isn't cool, you know what's cool?  —  In the midst of reports that Facebook could be about to get into financial services, one of the startups it's rumoured to have talked to …
Apr 15, 2014, 6:15 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Google buys Titan Aerospace, the maker of high-altitude drones Facebook was considering   —  Google snaps up drone maker Titan Aerospace, which Facebook sought to buy.  —  Google has agreed to buy Titan Aerospace, a U.S. maker of aerial drones that Facebook had been in talks to acquire.
Apr 14, 2014, 2:08 PMIn context
Erin Griffith / Fortune:
How Zuck met Oculus: The story behind Facebook's big bet on virtual reality   —  CEO Brendan Iribe recounts the steps leading up to the $2 billion deal.  —  FORTUNE - Mark Zuckerberg's acquisitions have a formula: They never, ever leak because they come together quickly.
Apr 14, 2014, 12:20 PMIn context
Kaylene Hong / The Next Web:
Facebook is reportedly prepping an e-money service, and is close to getting approval in Ireland   —  Facebook wants to be more than a social network — it is planning to facilitate financial services in the form of electronic money and remittances, the Financial Times reports (as spotted first by Benedict Evans).
Apr 14, 2014, 10:20 AMIn context
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
A look at Facebook's behind-the-scenes hardware operation, which helped draw Oculus   —  Facebook's Hardware Push Behind the Scenes Draws Oculus  —  Hidden away in Building 17 of Facebook Inc.'s headquarters is a 170-person team that's toiling away on products not usually associated with a social-networking company: hardware.
Apr 13, 2014, 5:45 PMIn context
Chris Velazco / Engadget:
Facebook report shows where and how often it blocked illegal content   —  Facebook's plan isn't a secret: Mark Zuckerberg wants to connect the world, be it through the website proper or a buzzy, expensive mobile messaging app.  Breaking down communication barriers also means some of the company's millions …
Apr 11, 2014, 1:35 PMIn context
Mathew Ingram / Gigaom:
Facebook says no to like-bait and viral content — but what if that's what users really want?   —  Facebook has been trying for some time now to clean up or improve the News Feed by removing things it defines as “low quality,” and it announced another effort along those lines on Thursday …
Apr 11, 2014, 9:45 AMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook cleans up News Feed spam by cracking down on Like-baiting, repeated content, and spammy links   —  News Feed FYI: Cleaning Up News Feed Spam  —  The goal of News Feed is to deliver the right content to the right people at the right time so they don't miss the stories that are important and relevant to them.
Apr 11, 2014, 5:05 AMIn context
Mike Isaac / Re/code:
Ex-Gowalla Founders Raise $2.1 Million for Last, a Stealth Mobile Startup   —  Josh Williams has been involved in geolocation services for quite some time.  He's one of the founders of Gowalla, a mobile-focused location sharing startup he sold to Facebook in 2011, and worked on more mobile products inside the social network.
Apr 10, 2014, 6:55 PMIn context

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