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Fast Company:
Apple acquired personal health data startup Gliimpse, which lets users collect, personalize, and share a picture of their health data, earlier this year   —  In the last three years, Gliimpse has built a secure platform where consumers can manage and share their own medical records and info.
Aug 22, 2016, 8:25 AMIn context
Ruth Reader / Fast Company:
Crowdfunding app Tilt launches peer-to-peer payments to serve international markets neglected by Venmo   —  With $62 million in funding, Tilt may be poised to establish itself as the social payment app for a global audience.  —  James Beshara, CEO of the crowdfunding platform Tilt …
Aug 13, 2016, 7:15 PMIn context
Rick Tetzeli / Fast Company:
Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi discuss the never-ending development of Apple Maps, why Apple doesn't try to be great at everything, and working with Tim Cook   —  The Apple vets open up on the embarrassment that was Apple Maps' debut and more in this wide-ranging interview.  —  Fast Company: Let's start talking about Maps.
Aug 10, 2016, 5:40 PMIn context
Rick Tetzeli / Fast Company:
In wide-ranging interview, Apple execs say 2012 Maps debacle led to public beta testing for new iOS releases   —  iPhone sales have slumped, stock is down, and pundits insist Apple is a tech laggard.  But the company may be stronger than ever.  —  Eddy Cue doesn't look like a man in the midst of his toughest year in decades.
Aug 8, 2016, 5:20 PMIn context
Daniel Terdiman / Fast Company:
Inside the development of Facebook's $30K Surround 360 Camera, which was just open-sourced   —  Today, Facebook is releasing the open-source design of its 360-degree 3D camera.  Fast Company got an exclusive look behind the curtain.  —  Stapled to the wall outside a lab near Facebook's …
Jul 26, 2016, 10:00 PMIn context
Ainsley O'Connell / Fast Company:
Verizon EVP Walden on reasons for Yahoo deal: need for ad inventory and quick audience growth to fuel media empire ambitions, 600M monthly mobile users, more   —  Verizon EVP Marni Walden explains why Verizon just paid $4.8 billion for Yahoo.  One big reason?  Yahoo's 600 million monthly mobile users.
Jul 25, 2016, 1:55 PMIn context
Sarah Kessler / Fast Company:
Home-cooking startup Josephine's struggle with murky laws and regulations raises questions about the future of the food-sharing economy   —  Politicians talk big about supporting innovation, but as home-cooking startup Josephine discovered, the system isn't designed that way.
Jul 10, 2016, 1:30 PMIn context
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
Microsoft acquires messaging app vendor Wand Labs to bolster its chat intelligence products as part of larger “conversation as a platform” strategy   —  The startup, which ties together an array of services through a conversational interface, will help build out Satya Nadella's vision.
Jun 16, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context
Ainsley O'Connell / Fast Company:
Inside Verizon's efforts to build a multi-billion dollar media business that can challenge new media giants like Netflix, and why it is vying to buy Yahoo   —  The telecom giant, which is in talks to acquire Yahoo, wants a piece of the digital content revolution.
May 29, 2016, 7:40 PMIn context
Fast Company:
Samsung says no Android Wear devices are in development or being planned, citing better battery efficiency of Tizen OS   —  It was at Google I/O two years ago that Samsung announced its Gear Live smartwatch (now discontinued) running the Android Wear OS.  Two years later the collaboration is over.
May 24, 2016, 1:07 PMIn context

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