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Sarah Kessler / Fast Company:
Profile of Bradley Tusk, dubbed “Silicon Valley's favorite political fixer”, who helped Uber overcome regulatory hurdles in major cities across the US   —  Tusk has been called the “Uber lobbyist” and “Silicon Valley's favorite political fixer.”  Does he want something more?  —  5 images
Oct 25, 2016, 2:25 AMIn context
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
David Bunnell, founder of PC Magazine, PC World, and Macworld, and a social activist, died Tuesday in Berkeley, CA, at age 69   —  The founder of PC Magazine, PC World, and Macworld was an entrepreneur who thought like a social activist.  —  In 1973, a former schoolteacher named David Bunnell got …
Oct 22, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context
P. Claire Dodson / Fast Company:
AOL launches Alto, an email app that shows relevant information like boarding passes, reservation numbers, more in a card-based dashboard, on iOS and Android   —  Alto's Dashboard makes it easy to access useful items from emails, like boarding passes and reservations.
Sep 29, 2016, 12:55 PMIn context
Mark Sullivan / Fast Company:
How Apple and IBM's partnership to develop hundreds of enterprise apps actually works: IBM does the app building, and Apple enforces design standards   —  This is how the (unlikely) partnership actually works, as told by the people from both companies who manage it every day.
Sep 25, 2016, 6:50 PMIn context
Steven Melendez / Fast Company:
Companies like ApolloShield and Battelle are developing hardware and software that can disable drones without destroying them   —  On the margins of technology and the law, companies and governments are hacking unmanned vehicles and putting up their drone shields.
Sep 25, 2016, 6:00 AMIn context
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
Behind Twitter's efforts to move away from being known as a social network, rebranding itself as a central destination for news and live events instead   —  Can the company's move to stream major events right inside its app, including Thursday night NFL games, woo the masses?
Sep 17, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
YouTube launches beta of Community, which lets creators share photos, text, more into Subscriptions feed; subs can opt-in to new post notifications   —  Text, still images, and GIFs are now part of the mix that the service gives creators to keep their fans engaged.
Sep 13, 2016, 1:20 PMIn context
Vauhini Vara / Fast Company:
Inside Microsoft's year-old program to hire autistic coders and a look at the challenges facing autistic hires and the company   —  Job interviews can be especially hard if you're autistic.  A Microsoft effort aimed at a wider spectrum of the workforce wants to solve that.
Sep 11, 2016, 6:25 PMIn context
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

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