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Caroline O'Donovan / BuzzFeed:
Google debuts a beta version of its local home services product today in the Bay Area; service professionals prescreened by Google now found directly in search   —  Google's Home Services Product Finally, Officially Launches Today  —  You can find a plumber on Yelp, book a cleaning person on Amazon …
Aug 28, 2015, 12:20 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Autoplay Puts Twitter, Facebook In Uncomfortable Place After Video Of Virginia Shooting Spreads   —  Unwitting distribution channels for violent footage.  —  YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Periscope, and their peers have built communications tools that have empowered everyday people …
Aug 26, 2015, 4:10 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / BuzzFeed:
Silicon Valley's perks arms race now includes parental leave, but tech companies are still not adequately addressing child care   —  The One Time Silicon Valley's Herd Mentality Comes In Handy  —  The perks arms race now includes parental leave along with on-site dry-cleaning and private chefs.
Aug 23, 2015, 3:55 PMIn context
Joseph Bernstein / BuzzFeed:
Ashley Madison's $19 ‘Full Delete’ Option Made The Company Millions   —  The hacked cheating site sold peace of mind to tens of thousands of users.  —  Ashley Madison, the hacked affairs site, made nearly $2 million dollars off of its so-called “Full Delete” function in 2014, according to private company documentation leaked yesterday.
Aug 19, 2015, 3:20 PMIn context
Jonah Peretti / BuzzFeed:
BuzzFeed gets $200M from NBCUniversal to expand its reach to TV and film, and partners with Yahoo Japan   —  Big News  —  I'm very excited to share that NBCUniversal has agreed to invest $200M in BuzzFeed and partner with us to extend our reach to TV and film.
Aug 18, 2015, 9:00 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Inside Pinterest's ambitious e-commerce platform: buyable pins, recommendations, and easier mobile shopping   —  The Inside Story Of How (And Why) Commerce Came To Pinterest  —  Inside the power move that could give today's biggest online businesses a run for their money.  —  Pinterest's Buyable Pins team.
Aug 16, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
John Paczkowski / BuzzFeed:
Sources: Apple to hold an event on September 9 to unveil new iPhones, iPads, and Apple TV   —  Apple's Fall iPhone Event To Be Held Sept. 9  —  Oh, one more thing: Apple TV.  —  BuzzFeed/ Warner Bros.  —  Apple hasn't yet officially announced its annual fall media event …
Aug 7, 2015, 3:50 PMIn context
Brendan Klinkenberg / BuzzFeed:
Target tests Bluetooth beacons in 50 stores to send customers deals based on precise in-store location   —  Target Rolls Out New Pilot Program To Track Customers In Stores  —  The company is testing a network of beacons in 50 of its stores that will be able to tell where customers …
Aug 5, 2015, 3:40 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter adds experimental News tab in Android and iOS apps, with tweets from pre-approved publishers   —  Twitter Experiments With A ‘News’ Tab  —  Twitter wants to make its best stuff easier to find.  —  Starting today, some U.S. Twitter users will see a News tab appear in their Twitter apps.
Aug 3, 2015, 3:35 PMIn context
William Alden / BuzzFeed:
Zenefits, growing rapidly, promises to manage employee benefits but leaves some uninsured due to software glitches and human errors   —  Zenefits Is An HR “Rocket Ship” — But Some Customers Get Left Behind  —  Mike Hawkins' four-month health insurance nightmare began in November …
Aug 2, 2015, 8:20 PMIn context

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