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Justine Sharrock / BuzzFeed:
The Rise And Fall Of A Startup Mansion   —  Startups, pizza, ego, beer, filth.  The collapse of a hacker house and the battle for Silicon Valley's soul.  —  a1.muscache.com  —  When William Hsu first moved to San Francisco to work in startups, he got a one-bedroom apartment.
Aug 26, 2013, 9:50 PMIn context
Matthew Lynley / BuzzFeed:
Yahoo, Foursquare In Talks Over Data Partnership   —  Foursquare sells a lot of ads, but the biggest upside for the location-sharing start-up may be in selling its data.  And sources say Yahoo is interested.  Foursquare, once criticized for not being able to figure out a business, may have finally struck gold deep in its data centers.
Aug 21, 2013, 5:40 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
This Is What It Looks Like When Your Phone Tracks Your Every Move   —  Sure, we know we're being tracked, but now we know what it looks like.  — More than ever before, we've become increasingly aware of our technology's ability to monitor our movements.  For the most part …
Aug 7, 2013, 9:30 PMIn context
John Herrman / BuzzFeed:
Is Tumblr Shrinking?   —  Yahoo bought Tumblr because Tumblr has millions of young users.  But are they sticking around?  —  David Karp, founder and CEO of Tumblr, photographs the Nasdaq screen in Times Square after ringing the opening bell, Thursday, July 11, 2013, in New York.  —  Via: Mark Lennihan / AP
Aug 1, 2013, 7:25 PMIn context
Justine Sharrock / BuzzFeed:
“What Is That Box?”  — When The NSA Shows Up At Your Internet Company   —  For nine months, this Utah ISP had a little black box in the corner, courtesy of the NSA.  Its owner tells his story.  When people say the feds are monitoring what people are doing online, what does that mean?  How does that work?
Jul 21, 2013, 1:50 AMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
The Number Facebook Doesn't Want You To See   —  It turns out Facebook users drastically underestimate the size of their audiences.  Yes, everybody's there, but nobody is listening.  —  Image by John Herrman  —  For all our obsession with “likes,” comments, retweets, and reblogs …
Jul 13, 2013, 10:05 AMIn context
John Herrman / BuzzFeed:
Facebook Announces That It's Out Of Ideas   —  How the internet's most powerful company became a clone mill.  —  Via: Macey J. Foronda/Buzzfeed  —  The most important thing to understand about Facebook is that it can't lose.  It has, and it will, and sometimes it should.  But it can't.
Jun 21, 2013, 12:40 AMIn context
BuzzFeed:
Scenes From Zynga After The Fall   —  Earlier today, Zynga CEO Mark Pincus said he would lay off 520 employees and shut down offices in New York and other places.  Here's what it was like for the employees who got their pink slips.  —  Via: Jim Urquhart / Reuters
Jun 4, 2013, 5:55 PMIn context
Matthew Lynley / BuzzFeed:
Zynga's Web Empire Is Basically Dead   —  Zynga is laying off 520 employees in its largest restructuring yet.  Now the only question is whether it will survive as a mobile gaming company.  —  Via: Paul Sakuma / AP  —  Zynga today said it would lay off 520 of its employees …
Jun 3, 2013, 8:30 PMIn context
John Herrman / BuzzFeed:
Twitter Warns Journalists: “We Believe That These Attacks Will Continue”   —  “Please help us keep your accounts secure,” the urgent memo says.  —  In a memo sent to news organizations, Twitter warns that it expects high profile account hijackings — like the one that took down the AP's Twitter account last week — to continue.
Apr 30, 2013, 12:55 AMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Changing the world, 1 billion sensors at a time  —  What would you do if you had a billion sensors?  Design students around the world tackled that question at Design Expo.  Take a look at some of the fascinating projects …
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