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Brian X. Chen / NYT Bits:
Samsung Unveils Galaxy S5 and Gear Fit, With a Focus on Simplicity   —  Samsung must have made a New Year's resolution to stay more focused.  —  The company has often been criticized for being gimmicky and loading as many features on its devices as it can — and for sparing no pennies in marketing them.
Feb 24, 2014, 2:45 PMIn context
Nick Bilton / NYT Bits:
Postmates raises $16M series B funding, passes 10,000 deliveries a week   —  Postmates Closes New Financing Round and Passes 10,000 Deliveries a Week  —  Kosmo tried it and failed — dismally.  Urban Fetch did, too.  But it seems Postmates, a mobile-delivery service that can fetch …
Feb 18, 2014, 1:50 PMIn context
Claire Cain Miller / NYT Bits:
Dropbox Hires a Google Executive, as It Starts Its Next Phase for Growth   —  Dennis Woodside, the chief executive of Motorola, owned by Google, is leaving to join Dropbox, which competes with Google in cloud storage.  —  His departure came two weeks after Google announced plans to sell …
Feb 13, 2014, 9:30 PMIn context
Mark Scott / NYT Bits:
Supercell Revenue and Profit Soars   —  LONDON - Supercell, the Finnish gaming company behind the popular Clash of Clans and Hay Day franchises, has pretty good reason to be happy.  —  On Wednesday, the tech company announced that its revenue had risen almost ninefold last year, to $892 million, compared with 2012.
Feb 12, 2014, 2:30 PMIn context
Nicole Perlroth / NYT Bits:
The Day the Internet Didn't Fight Back   —  So much for mass protest.  —  A consortium of Internet and privacy activists had long promoted Feb. 11 as the day the Internet would collectively stand up and shout down surveillance by the National Security Agency.
Feb 12, 2014, 11:50 AMIn context
Nick Bilton / NYT Bits:
Entering the Era of Private and Semi-Anonymous Apps   —  Today's Web-enabled gadgets should come with a digital Miranda warning.  “Anything you say or do online, from a status update to a selfie, can and will be used as evidence against you on the Internet.”
Feb 9, 2014, 3:45 PMIn context
Quentin Hardy / NYT Bits:
Quora is likely to “put ads with its answers” in 2015 to capitalize on evergreen traffic   —  Quora and the Search for Truth  —  The Internet has a nagging problem: There is lots of information, but often confusion about what's true.  Many big websites try to solve this problem with their services.
Feb 9, 2014, 11:05 AMIn context
Brian X. Chen / NYT Bits:
California Bill Would Require Antitheft Technology for Cellphones   —  A smartphone is sleek, compact and valuable, which makes it a perfect target for a thief.  Californian lawmakers want to require cellphone companies to fix that problem.  —  In the last year, officials in San Francisco …
Feb 7, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Nick Bilton / NYT Bits:
Facebook proceeds with Paper launch after FiftyThree, makers of Paper drawing app requested a name change   —  Makers of Paper App Ask Facebook to Change Its New App Name  —  If you go to Google and type in the word “paper,” the top result doesn't have anything to do with traditional pulpy vellum.
Feb 3, 2014, 11:35 AMIn context
Brian X. Chen / NYT Bits:
AT&T's new family plan: two lines sharing 10GB for $130 a month, $15 per additional line   —  AT&T Sweetens Offer for Family Plans  —  AT&T, the second largest American phone carrier, on Saturday said it would offer a cheaper phone plan for families with multiple devices.
Feb 1, 2014, 3:55 PMIn context

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