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Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Square killed prototype credit card due to legal hurdles and fear it would alienate partners   —  Why Jack Dorsey Killed The Square Credit Card  —  Square, the payments startup from Twitter cofounder Jack Dorsey, has prototyped a Square credit card.  The plastic card is all black …
Aug 12, 2014, 11:20 AMIn context
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Inside Square's long-term plan, its quest for non-payments revenue, and the Starbucks disaster   —  Back To Square One  —  Jack Dorsey's dazzling startup promised to transform the credit and finance industry with a sweeping, digitized vision of the future.  After losing $100 million, has his company lost its edge?
Aug 11, 2014, 3:40 PMIn context
Sarah Kessler / Fast Company:
Leak lets you easily send anonymous emails   —  “I Lied To You A Few Days Ago”: The Leak Messaging App And Anonymous Honesty  —  The tool for sending anonymous messages is gaining traction.  But is it really the truth we're after?  —  “I lied to you a few days ago.  Telling you anonymously makes me feel better.
Aug 3, 2014, 6:25 PMIn context
Dorinda Elliott / Fast Company:
Tencent: the Chinese internet giant founded by Ma “Pony” Huateng guns for global expansion   —  Tencent: The Secretive, Chinese Tech Giant That Can Rival Facebook and Amazon  —  China's most powerful Internet company is headquartered in a bland, glassy tower in southern Shenzhen.
Apr 20, 2014, 4:00 PMIn context
Jon Gertner / Fast Company:
Inside Google X: lab reveals it experimented with space elevators and hoverboards   —  The Truth About Google X: An Exclusive Look Behind The Secretive Lab's Closed Doors  —  Astro Teller is sharing a story about something bad.  Or maybe it's something good.  At Google X, it's sometimes hard to know the difference.
Apr 15, 2014, 1:45 PMIn context
Max Chafkin / Fast Company:
The story of Better Place, Shai Agassi's failed electric car startup that raised nearly $1B   —  A Broken Place: The Spectacular Failure Of The Startup That Was Going To Change The World  —  “So this is the car.”  I'm standing outside a shopping mall somewhere in Tel Aviv, Israel, as Guy Pross shows me his ride.
Apr 7, 2014, 4:30 PMIn context
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Instagram Testing Facebook Places Integration To Replace Foursquare   —  Popular photo-sharing app Instagram is testing integration with Facebook Places, Facebook's venue database.  Facebook, of course, owns Instagram.  The experiment signals that Instagram may eventually wean itself off …
Mar 25, 2014, 12:55 PMIn context
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Airbnb hopes to offer services for “the entire trip”, including transport, cleaning, and more   —  Inside Airbnb's Grand Hotel Plans  —  HOW BRIAN CHESKY, THE MILLENNIAL IMPRESARIO BEHIND RED-HOT AIRBNB, TEAMED UP WITH CHIP CONLEY, THE HOTEL INDUSTRY'S LAST BLACK-SHEEP INNOVATOR …
Mar 17, 2014, 4:15 PMIn context
Om Malik / Fast Company:
Today's tech companies must build what they can't buy or risk losing control of their fate   —  Masters of Their Own Destiny  —  Like clockwork, apple introduces an upgrade to its iconic iPhone each year.  Sometimes it's thinner or less curved, but much like a new Porsche, you can look at it and think nothing's changed.
Mar 4, 2014, 10:35 AMIn context
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Microsoft Injects $15M Into Foursquare, Strikes Licensing Deal For Location Data   —  The big news from Microsoft this week isn't only about its new CEO Satya Nadella.  —  Today, the company announced that it has made a $15 million strategic investment in Foursquare, the New York-based startup focused …
Feb 4, 2014, 1:00 PMIn context

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