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Caroline O'Donovan / BuzzFeed:
Trucker Path raises $20M Series A to connect independent big rig drivers with shipping brokers   —  This App Keeps Truckers Rolling In An On-Demand World  —  Trucker Path started as a crowdsourced information hub for truckers, but it's about to become a marketplace with the potential to shake up how commercial shippers get paid.
Jun 30, 2015, 3:45 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Reddit's stance on policing behavior and not ideas is irresponsible because an echo chamber of hateful ideas can incite barbaric behavior   —  Reddit Is An Incubator Of Hate  —  Reddit's decision to police “behavior, not ideas” isn't just foolish — it's reckless.
Jun 27, 2015, 7:15 PMIn context
Sheera Frenkel / BuzzFeed:
The Yemeni Cyber Army is likely an Iranian government-run operation   —  Meet The Mysterious New Hacker Army Freaking Out The Middle East  —  SAN FRANCISCO — The first tweets appeared on April 14.  The website of Al Hayat, a pro-Saudi newspaper, had been hacked, its front page replaced …
Jun 27, 2015, 10:05 AMIn context
William Alden / BuzzFeed:
Sources: Palantir raising up to $500M at $20B valuation   —  Palantir Valued At $20 Billion In New Funding Round  —  The secretive data-processing company is raising up to $500 million in a previously undisclosed round of funding.  The round makes it the third most valuable startup in the United States.
Jun 23, 2015, 7:40 PMIn context
Caroline O'Donovan / BuzzFeed:
Amazon to double the commission it charges task requesters per gig on Mechanical Turk from 10% to 20% and charge an additional 20% on larger batch jobs   —  Changes To Amazon's Mechanical Turk Platform Could Cost Workers  —  Amazon will take start taking a bigger cut of payouts on Mechanical Turk …
Jun 23, 2015, 4:25 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Subreddit moderators far removed from recent bannings say they're concerned with Reddit's leadership and strategy   —  Reddit Is A Shrine To The Internet We Wanted And That's A Problem  —  Reddit has a problem.  It's a well-documented problem, which, oddly, is a big part of the problem.
Jun 21, 2015, 6:30 PMIn context
Caroline O'Donovan / BuzzFeed:
Idea for a new “dependent contractor” class of workers gains momentum as on-demand companies face lawsuits from contract workers   —  What A New Class Of Worker Could Mean For The Future Of Labor  —  Faced with lawsuits that could threaten their business models …
Jun 21, 2015, 4:05 AMIn context
Mat Honan / BuzzFeed:
Twitter's Project Lightning will make events easier to follow for logged-in and logged-out users   —  Twitter's Top Secret Project Lightning Revealed  —  The new tool will give the company a way to show the best of Twitter to both logged-in and logged-out users on a variety of platforms.
Jun 18, 2015, 11:15 AMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / BuzzFeed:
Uber launches UberDrive, an iOS game to test driver knowledge and help recruit new drivers   —  Grand Theft Uber: The Ride-Hail Company Launches A Video Game  —  Confirming a December BuzzFeed News report, Uber is rolling out a new video game called UberDrive to give people a peek …
Jun 11, 2015, 2:10 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Apple's failure to develop exciting apps and services that users prefer over third party efforts may threaten its ecosystem   —  Apple's Junk Drawer Problem  —  A sampling of BuzzFeed Tech's Apple junk drawers.  —  Michelle Rial/BuzzFeed  —  There's a folder on the homescreen of my iPhone affectionately labeled “Apple Crap.”
Jun 10, 2015, 10:40 AMIn context

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