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Sheelah Kolhatkar / Businessweek:
How Anita Sarkeesian is battling sexism and gamergate harassment in the $25B video game industry   —  The Gaming Industry's Greatest Adversary Is Just Getting Started  —  One night in October, before the media critic Anita Sarkeesian was scheduled to give a speech at Utah State University …
Nov 27, 2014, 9:45 PMIn context
Felix Gillette / Businessweek:
Behind PayPal-owned mobile payments app Venmo, which processed $700M in payments in Q3 2014   —  Mobile Payment Startup Venmo is Killing Cash  —  Kristen Geil, a writer for an Internet marketing firm in Chicago, heard about Venmo for the first time two summers ago.
Nov 22, 2014, 12:40 PMIn context
Joshua Brustein / Businessweek:
Behind Closed Doors, Ford, UPS, and Visa Push for Net Neutrality   —  The corporate battle lines over the new federal rules for the Internet have been well established.  Vocal technology startups have been leading the charge for muscular regulations for broadband access …
Nov 15, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Brad Stone / Businessweek:
Fadell-backed Keyssa announces Kiss Connectivity tech that enables short range wireless transfers at up to 6 Gbps over extremely high-frequency radio bands   —  Keyssa ‘Kiss Connectivity’ Promises Faster Wireless Data Transfer  —  You need almost a minute to copy a high-definition …
Nov 14, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Tim Cook / Businessweek:
Tim Cook publicly acknowledges he's gay, says giving up his personal privacy is worthwhile if it helps others struggling with their sexual orientation   —  Tim Cook: “I'm Proud to be Gay”  —  Throughout my professional life, I've tried to maintain a basic level of privacy.
Oct 30, 2014, 7:17 AMIn context
Brad Stone / Businessweek:
Only employees, not Wall Street, can pressure Bezos to slow spending on new Amazon initiatives   —  Amazon Employees, Not Investors, Will Have to Pressure Jeff Bezos to Slow Down  —  Thursday's quarterly earnings report from Amazon spooked Wall Street.  The 95 cents per share loss …
Oct 24, 2014, 12:25 PMIn context
Businessweek:
Mark Zuckerberg appointed to China's Tsinghua University board   —  As Facebook Eyes China, Zuckerberg Makes Ties With Chinese Business School  —  In its quest to dominate the social media industry worldwide, Facebook (FB) has long hankered after China, where the company been been banned since 2009.
Oct 22, 2014, 8:10 PMIn context
Brad Stone / Businessweek:
Thync raises $13M led by Khosla Ventures for mood altering device, expected to ship 2015   —  Thync Raises $13 Million for Its Brain-Stimulating Electrodes  —  In a windowless conference room at Thync, a secretive startup in Los Gatos, Calif., I recently tried what may be Silicon Valley's strangest new product in years.
Oct 9, 2014, 10:30 AMIn context
Brad Stone / Businessweek:
Washington Post working on curated news app for the new 8.9" Kindle Fire launching this fall; app will come to other tablets eventually   —  Jeff Bezos's New Plan for News: The Washington Post Becomes an Amazon Product  —  Jeff Bezos wants to turn the Washington Post into a national publication …
Oct 6, 2014, 12:35 PMIn context
Joshua Brustein / Businessweek:
Twitter Gives MIT $10 Million to Study the Social Impact of Tech   —  Twitter is giving $10 million to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology over the next five years to study patterns of public discourse on the Internet, and potentially to build technology that will make online civic action more effective.
Oct 2, 2014, 3:05 PMIn context

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