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Eric Jackson / Forbes:
After several costly errors by CEO Marissa Mayer, Yahoo could use another activist investor   —  How Do You Solve A Problem Like Marissa?  —  [Disclosure: Author was long YHOO at time of writing.]  —  There's been a sharp response to the post I wrote last Wednesday in Forbes outlining …
Jul 30, 2014, 9:50 AMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
How Your Security System Could Be Hacked To Spy On You   —  On a recent Friday evening, Logan Lamb and his girlfriend turned up at a co-worker's birthday party in Knoxville, Tennessee with a 12-pack of cheap beer, 4 craft beers for the birthday boy, and some hacking tools, namely a software-defined radio …
Jul 28, 2014, 6:40 AMIn context
Ellen Huet / Forbes:
Snapchat stars begin making lucrative advertising deals to create “authentic” branded content   —  Snaps To Riches: The Rise Of Snapchat Celebrities  —  Shaun McBride takes no risks when drawing a Snapchat.  He takes screenshots instead, to protect his works in progress in case of calamity.
Jul 27, 2014, 7:55 PMIn context
Seth Porges / Forbes:
Hotel Wi-Fi Test ranks hotels by expected Wi-Fi speeds from crowdsourced data   —  Need A Hotel With Fast Wi-Fi?  This Site Has You Covered  —  Hotel Wi-Fi connections can be a big black mystery box.  There are those without Wi-Fi, those that charge you extra for it …
Jul 24, 2014, 10:10 PMIn context
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
Buzzfeed now receives more traffic from Pinterest than from Twitter   —  Nailed It: Buzzfeed Cracks The Pinterest Code  —  Buzzfeed is one of of the fastest growing media companies ever, with a monthly audience of 150 million and counting, thanks chiefly to its unmatched understanding of what people will read or share on Facebook.
Jul 20, 2014, 4:40 PMIn context
Parmy Olson / Forbes:
Waze trades aggregate anonymous user data to local governments for sensor and camera data; Moovit and Strava make similar deals   —  Why Google's Waze Is Trading User Data With Local Governments  —  In Rio de Janeiro most eyes are on the final, nail-biting matches of the World Cup.
Jul 7, 2014, 2:45 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Profile of Del Harvey, Twitter's VP of trust and safety who deals with the worst of Twitter   —  Meet Del Harvey, Twitter's Troll Patrol  —  The gala on a recent Thursday evening was typical boom-time San Francisco glitz.  Attendees from Google , Yahoo and Facebook traded in jeans and hoodies …
Jul 2, 2014, 9:30 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Salesforce names Autodesk's Mark Hawkins as new CFO   —  Salesforce.com Taps Autodesk Veteran As New CFO, Says Market's Still Healthy For Cloud Stocks  —  Salesforce.com's found its new CFO to replace retiring executive Graham Smith, and the CRM giant's sticking to the cloud.
Jun 30, 2014, 10:25 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Facebook Added ‘Research’ To User Agreement 4 Months After Emotion Manipulation Study   —  Unless you've spent the last couple of days in a Faraday pouch under a rock, you've heard about Facebook's controversial ‘emotion manipulation’ study.  Facebook data scientist Adam Kramer ran an experiment …
Jun 30, 2014, 9:40 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Facebook Doesn't Understand The Fuss About Its Emotion Manipulation Study   —  * Updated with an additional statement from Adam Kramer, the Facebook data scientist who conducted the study.  —  This weekend, the Internet discovered a study published earlier this month in an academic journal …
Jun 29, 2014, 4:55 PMIn context

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