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Periscope:
Periscope adds “Replay Highlights” automatic trailers for broadcasts, ability to view Periscope feeds within embedded Tweets   —  There are hundreds of millions of live and replay broadcasts on Periscope, and more get added everyday.  We're introducing three new features today …
Jul 21, 2016, 11:40 AMIn context
David Pakman:
VC at Venrock on how Dollar Shave Club became successful and why he invested in it   —  Success has many fathers, but in this case, there is only one.  —  When I first met Michael in June of 2012, I had already seen the DSC launch video like everyone else.  I saw his site melt down and watched the video explode and actually go viral.
Jul 19, 2016, 11:55 PMIn context
the grugq:
Attempted coup's failure to block internet in Turkey allowed President Erdogan and civilians to organize resistance through FaceTime, Periscope, Facebook Live   —  Rewriting the rulebook on coups, time to add cyberpower  —  Mere hours after the putsch in Turkey has failed, it is still too early to understand exactly what went on.
Jul 16, 2016, 2:35 PMIn context
Dare Obasanjo:
How ingrained hiring practices at companies like Microsoft, Google, and Facebook hinder their efforts to diversify their workforces   —  In the past week or so I've had three instances to reflect on how three major tech companies talk about diversity hiring and their actions.
Jul 16, 2016, 12:25 PMIn context
Katie Jacobs Stanton:
145 tech leaders, including Vinod Khosla, Ev Williams, and Stewart Butterfield sign letter saying a Trump presidency “would be a disaster for innovation”   —  We are inventors, entrepreneurs, engineers, investors, researchers, and business leaders working in the technology sector.
Jul 14, 2016, 1:10 PMIn context
Bozhidar Bozhanov:
Bulgaria passes law requiring all custom software written for government to be open-source   —  Less than two years after my presentation titled “Open source for the government”, and almost exactly one year after I became advisor to the deputy prime minister of Bulgaria …
Jul 4, 2016, 10:15 PMIn context
Kay Yin / Medium:
Photos app in iOS 10 can distinguish 7 facial expressions, generate 33 Moments categories, and detect 4,432 searchable objects   —  This is not documented anywhere, so I took the liberty to jot some of these down.  Next time when testing, you would have a better idea...
Jun 21, 2016, 10:20 AMIn context
Matt Graves:
The history of Napster from rebel file-sharing software in 1999 to a legal music service in 2016   —  Yesterday afternoon, the Rhapsody music service announced that it will retire the Rhapsody name, and re-brand its service (and the company) under the Napster brand.
Jun 19, 2016, 5:45 AMIn context
Anil Dash:
Social analytics service ThinkUp to shut down July 18, citing API restrictions from Facebook and Instagram, and Twitter API changes   —  We have some tough news: We're going to be shutting down the ThinkUp service on July 18 and issuing a refund then for the balance of all member subscriptions.
Jun 13, 2016, 11:45 PMIn context
BuzzFeed:
To earn trust, social platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Snapchat must have transparent and consistent policies and commit to free expression   —  The great 21st-century platforms—Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Snapchat, and the rest—have this year found themselves in the middle of the speech wars.
Jun 5, 2016, 12:15 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

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Children's Mercy app brings doctors home with babies born with heart disease  —  An app conceived by a pediatric cardiologist at Children's Mercy hospital has saved babies and made life easier for their worried parents …
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Brookings Institution:
Rural and urban America divided by broadband access  —  The battle for broadband is far from over with a recent court ruling upholding net neutrality.  Most importantly, the decision maintains that the internet …