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Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Source: Twitter curtails development of Buy button and product pages, moves commerce team to other projects   —  Jack Dorsey puts Dick Costolo-era project on backburner as Twitter refocuses on core product.  —  Twitter has curtailed product development on its ‘Buy’ button and product pages …
May 25, 2016, 5:15 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Reporter spends month paying only with digital wallet services, finds it burdensome and alienating   —  It's the dead of winter in Stockholm and I'm sitting in a very small room inside the very inaptly named Calm Body Modification clinic.  A few feet away sits the syringe that will …
May 23, 2016, 5:15 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Google plays catch-up at I/O, relying on its technological dominance to establish Home, Assistant, Allo, and Daydream as viable competitors in their markets   —  The search giant's annual developer conference revealed that Google is playing catch-up to its Big Tech competitors and it doesn't seem to care one bit.
May 21, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context
William Alden / BuzzFeed:
Palantir buying up to $225M of common stock back from employees at $7.40/share, well over price several investors value preferred stock, says leaked memo   —  The “liquidity event" will offer current and former employees $7.40 a share for their common stock — a price above where some large investors value their own Palantir stakes.
May 20, 2016, 9:40 PMIn context
Sheera Frenkel / BuzzFeed:
How ISIS uses the internet: malware, phishing, DDoS attacks, and communicating over Telegram   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Abu Majad figured that when ISIS came for him, it would be with a knife on a dark street, or a bomb planted on his car.  The 34-year-old had been living in southern Turkey since …
May 16, 2016, 2:15 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
New AI-powered helper bot Ozlo goes live with $14M in funding from Greylock and others, does not rely on human intermediaries, will take up to 10K initial users   —  For the past few weeks, whenever I've found myself looking for a place to eat or drink, I've turned to Ozlo, a bot on my phone, for help.
May 10, 2016, 1:50 PMIn context
William Alden / BuzzFeed:
Sources: Zenefits co-founder Parker Conrad, who authored cheating “macro”, sold $10M in stock when company raised Series C at $4.5B valuation   —  Parker Conrad, the Zenefits co-founder who resigned in scandal from the human resources startup, sold stock last year worth $10 million …
May 9, 2016, 2:40 PMIn context
Caroline O'Donovan / BuzzFeed:
Firms' desire to transform Utah into a major tech hub clashes with the state's Mormon values   —  A troop of giddy engineers is barreling out of Instructure's headquarters and onto a parking deck roof, paper planes in hand.  It's a very hot Friday afternoon in a very suburban office park …
May 8, 2016, 6:30 PMIn context
William Alden / BuzzFeed:
Internal documents show Palantir losing some top-tier clients and on track to turn over 20% of its staff in 2016   —  Inside Palantir, Silicon Valley's Most Secretive Company … A trove of internal  —  documents and insider interviews has pulled back the curtain on one of Silicon Valley's …
May 6, 2016, 4:40 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Sources: LinkedIn has held talks with publishers about introducing its own version of Facebook's Instant Articles   —  LinkedIn Exploring Its Own Version Of Facebook's Instant Articles  —  LinkedIn is considering introducing its own version of Facebook's Instant Articles …
May 5, 2016, 4:05 PMIn context

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