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William Alden / BuzzFeed:
Document shows Peter Thiel's venture capital firm Founders Fund privately values Palantir at 40% less than its latest valuation of $20B   —  Thiel's venture capital firm privately values Palantir — the data analysis company of which he is chairman — at a 40% discount.
Jul 21, 2016, 12:22 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Twitter permanently suspends Breitbart tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos for repeated violation of rules regarding targeted abuse of users   —  After years of provocation, Twitter has permanently banned Milo Yiannopoulos from its service.  —  After years of provocation, Twitter has permanently banned Milo Yiannopoulos from its service.
Jul 19, 2016, 10:25 PMIn context
Reggie Ugwu / BuzzFeed:
Inside the small teams at Spotify, Google, and Apple that make tens of thousands of playlists listened to by tens of millions of people around the world   —  When he's choosing your music for you, Carl Chery, 37, is in Culver City, California, sitting at his desk in an office with no signage …
Jul 17, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Recent events show how Facebook and Twitter serve complementary roles during breaking news, strengthening each other   —  For years, Facebook and Twitter have been at odds over news.  But if we've learned anything in the past week it might be that it's not clear that either service has to lose for the other to win.
Jul 13, 2016, 9:40 AMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Facebook Heavily Promotes Live Video But Struggles To Deal With Its Visceral Aftermath   —  Last night, at 10:06 P.M., a woman by the name of Diamond “Lavish” Reynolds went live on Facebook for roughly ten minutes.  During that time, she chronicled the last conscious moments of her boyfriend …
Jul 7, 2016, 9:50 PMIn context
Joseph Bernstein / BuzzFeed:
How tech CEOs' Twitter accounts got hacked through pre-approved 3rd-party app access   —  It happened to Mark Zuckerberg.  It happened to Sundar Pichai.  It happened to Travis Kalanick.  And it could happen to you, too.  —  Want to know how secure your Twitter account is?  Here's an easy way to find out.
Jul 3, 2016, 5:25 AMIn context
John Paczkowski / BuzzFeed:
Apple accuses Spotify of asking for “preferential treatment” after app rejection complaint, says Spotify is “publicly resorting to rumors and half-truths”   —  “We find it troubling that you ... are publicly resorting to rumors and half-truths about our service."
Jul 1, 2016, 1:45 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
The temporary follow feature in Twitter Moments is indispensable when big news hits, but too hard to find   —  Two major news events unfolded this week with the kind of incremental and quickly evolving updates that made Twitter an ideal place to follow both.
Jun 28, 2016, 8:55 AMIn context
Caroline O'Donovan / BuzzFeed:
Analysis of Uber data finds drivers make $13.17/hr in Denver, $10.75 in Houston, and $8.77 in Detroit, after expenses   —  Uber says that its drivers are as much its customers as its passengers are, and that its ride-hail platform is a path to personal freedom and financial independence.
Jun 22, 2016, 8:05 PMIn context
William Alden / BuzzFeed:
A detailed report of a penetration test Palantir conducted; firm says issues are now resolved   —  Palantir Technologies has cultivated a reputation as perhaps the most formidable data analysis firm in Silicon Valley, doing secretive work for defense and intelligence agencies as well as Wall Street giants.
Jun 17, 2016, 9:40 PMIn context

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