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Juro Osawa / Digits:
Q&A: Line Executive on WhatsApp and the Power of Messaging   —  All eyes are on smartphone messaging apps now that Facebook has announced a deal to pay $19 billion for WhatsApp.  —  While WhatsApp is a giant and one of the pioneers in smartphone messaging, Asia has been the hub for the evolution …
Feb 22, 2014, 6:10 AMIn context
Geoffrey A. Fowler / Digits:
Facebook no longer restricting the visibility of memorialized accounts to friends-only   —  Facebook Makes Profiles of Dead Users More Visible  —  Facebook is changing how it handles the visibility of deceased members' accounts, allowing the social network to become a public memorial for the dead.
Feb 21, 2014, 3:55 PMIn context
Don Clark / Digits:
Samsung to collaborate with UCSF in validating the effectiveness of medical sensors   —  Samsung Forges Medical Tie-Up in San Francisco  —  Samsung Electronics already has a smartwatch, and is positioned to play a broader role in the wearable device movement.
Feb 21, 2014, 12:00 PMIn context
Digits:
Apple's smartphone market share in China grows to 7%, now back in top 5 smartphone vendors   —  Apple Gains Some Ground in China Smartphone Market  —  Apple seems to be gaining some ground in the world's largest smartphone market.  —  In China, Apple's market share rose slightly …
Feb 19, 2014, 10:40 AMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Digits:
Peter Magnusson, former engineering director at Google, joins Snapchat as a VP of engineering   —  Snapchat Poaches Google Veteran in Engineering Push … “What differentiates Snapchat from most other tech companies is that the service constantly erases messages from its servers …
Feb 18, 2014, 4:50 PMIn context
Ben Cohen / Digits:
Matchmaking App Tinder Sees Huge Spike in Sochi During Games … You're young, you're a world-class physical specimen, you're living in a fenced-in village full of similar people from all over the world who are dying to meet you, and it's Valentine's Day.  —  Clearly, you need a matchmaking app.
Feb 15, 2014, 3:20 PMIn context
Yoree Koh / Digits:
When Twitter's IPO lockup expires Saturday, employees can sell 1.8% of company's shares   —  Twitter Employees' First Opportunity to Cash Out  —  A small pile of Twitter shares could be freed to the market this week as agreements that barred employees from selling a portion of their shares after the IPO expire.
Feb 14, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Digits:
DocuSign is raising $100M on a valuation as high as $1.5B   —  DocuSign Shoots for Valuation Above $1 Billion  —  DocuSign may soon be the latest entrant to the billion-dollar startup club.  The electronic signature software company is in the process of raising about $100 million …
Feb 13, 2014, 4:05 PMIn context
Lorraine Luk / Digits:
Foxconn Is Quietly Working With Google on Robotics   —  But few people know the Taiwanese contract manufacturer, also known as Hon Hai Precision industry, has been quietly working with Google.  —  People familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal that Foxconn has been working …
Feb 11, 2014, 5:35 AMIn context
Juro Osawa / Digits:
Huawei to Unveil Smartwatch in Barcelona   —  As many consumers wonder when Apple might branch out into wearables, Apple's Asian competitors are already trying to secure positions in the fledgling market with wristwatch-like devices.  —  The latest to jump on the smartwatch bandwagon …
Feb 10, 2014, 12:30 PMIn context

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