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Kristen V. Brown / San Francisco Chronicle:
Apple, Yahoo, eBay, Zynga, Genentech bus drivers vote to unionize   —  Bus drivers who herd employees to and from the offices of Apple, Yahoo, eBay, Zynga and Genentech voted to join the powerful Teamsters union Friday.  —  Shuttle drivers employed by Compass Transportation voted 104-38 …
Feb 28, 2015, 9:30 PMIn context
Kevin Roose / Fusion:
How one guy spent $18K on coupon sites to net 100K shares in Jet from its referral competition   —  This guy used an insane get-rich-quick scheme to become a start-up millionaire in three weeks  —  Tech start-ups mint new millionaires every day.  Many of these people are young Stanford …
Feb 28, 2015, 6:15 PMIn context
Alison Griswold / Slate:
Lack of notifications on password changes and slow customer service put Venmo users at risk for fraud   —  Venmo Money, Venmo Problems  —  Two twentysomethings hop out of a cab.  They get dinner.  They grab drinks at a bar.  Neither stops to worry about splitting the tab.  “Just Venmo me,” one says.
Feb 26, 2015, 8:35 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
EFF unearths evidence of possible Superfish-style attacks in the wild   —  Crypto-busting apps may been exploited against visitors of Google and dozens more.  —  It's starting to look like Superfish and other software containing the same HTTPS-breaking code library may have posed more than a merely theoretical danger to Internet users.
Feb 26, 2015, 2:35 PMIn context
Jonathan Vanian / Gigaom:
eBay launches Pulsar, an open-source, real-time analytics and stream-processing framework   —  eBay's new Pulsar framework will analyze your data in real time  —  eBay has a new open-source, real-time analytics and stream-processing framework called Pulsar that the company claims is in production …
Feb 24, 2015, 10:40 AMIn context
Cade Metz / Wired:
Meet the Team That Makes It Possible for the Blind to Use Facebook   —  Jessie Lorenz can't see Facebook.  But it gives her a better way to see the world—and it gives the world a better way to see her.  —  Lorenz has been blind since birth, and in some ways, this limits how she interacts with the people around her.
Feb 23, 2015, 10:00 PMIn context
Ben Popper / The Verge:
US treasury to accept some payments through PayPal and Dwolla in small pilot on Pay.gov   —  The US Treasury will now accept PayPal  —  Sorry, your bitcoins are still no good here  —  Last year US government agencies collected a whopping $3.37 trillion in revenue.
Feb 19, 2015, 3:10 PMIn context
Jessi Hempel / Wired:
White House Names DJ Patil as the First US Chief Data Scientist   —  It's finally official: The White House has named DJ Patil its first ever Chief Data Scientist and Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Data Policy.  —  Yes, that's a mouthful.  Even as an acronym, Patil's new title is ten letters long: CDCaDCTODT.
Feb 18, 2015, 5:20 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Pinterest Is Working on a Plan to Introduce a ‘Buy’ Button as Soon as This Year   —  Move over, Pinning.  Here comes buying.  —  Pinterest, the digital scrapbooking service, is laying the groundwork for an e-commerce offering with a “Buy” button that could launch in as little as three to six months, according to multiple sources.
Feb 12, 2015, 12:25 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook updates “For Sale” Groups to make it easier for members to list their items   —  Facebook Adds A New Way To Sell Items In Groups  —  Facebook on Tuesday announced the addition of a new feature for Facebook Groups designed to make it easier for members of a “For Sale” group to list their items.
Feb 10, 2015, 12:10 PMIn context

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