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Giuseppe Stuto:
How iMessage came to dominate messaging among US teens, with studies showing ~70% use it, and where Apple may go to disrupt apps like Snapchat and Messenger   —  No one really seems to talk about it or acknowledge it, but iMessage is where a lot of mobile usage is trending towards …
Aug 20, 2017, 11:10 PMIn context
Chris Burniske / cburniske:
As bitcoin hovers around $4,000, a look at its previous boom and bust cycles, and thoughts about cryptoasset valuations   —  As the cryptoasset markets develop we'll see many booms and busts as enthusiasm waxes and wanes.  Waxing and waning is all part of riding a rocket to the moon.
Aug 13, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Yonatan Zunger:
Former Google manager says anti-diversity manifesto author harmed Google, doesn't understand role of empathy in engineering, and deserves to be fired   —  You have probably heard about the manifesto a Googler (not someone senior) published internally about, essentially, how women and men …
Aug 6, 2017, 10:10 AMIn context
Matt Miesnieks / Super Ventures Blog:
A deep dive into the tech behind Apple's ARKit, how it works, and how it is different from Google's Tango AR platform   —  Apple's announcement of ARKit at the recent WWDC has had a huge impact on the Augmented Reality eco-system.  Developers are finding that for the first time a robust and …
Aug 5, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Citymapper:
Urban transport app Citymapper is launching a paid night bus service in East London, starting in late August or early September on weekend nights   —  Filling a gap in the London night network  —  You might have heard we drove buses in circles in central London a couple of months ago.
Jul 20, 2017, 8:55 AMIn context
Johnny Lin / Medium:
How scammers use deceptive security apps and abuse search ads in the App Store to trick users into expensive subscriptions   —  It's far easier than you think.  No luck or perseverance necessary.  —  At WWDC, Apple reported that they've paid out $70 billion to developers, with 30% of that ($21 billion!) in the last year.
Jun 10, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Balaji S. Srinivasan:
How blockchain-based tokens will transform the financing of technology   —  Tokens are early today, but will transform technology tomorrow.  —  In 2014, we wrote that “Bitcoin is more than money, and more than a protocol.  It's a model and platform for true crowdfunding—open, distributed, and liquid all the way.”
May 28, 2017, 2:40 PMIn context
Biz Stone / Medium:
Twitter cofounder Biz Stone says he's returning to the company to guide company culture, more   —  I worked at Twitter for about six years.  In that time, the service grew from zero people to hundreds of millions of people.  Jack was the original CEO and when he returned I was very happy.
May 16, 2017, 12:38 PMIn context
Krishna Bharat:
Creator of Google News describes traits of story clusters and their sharing patterns that can be used by algorithms and humans to flag them as fake   —  Fast enough to empower humans to take action  —  Last November, a friend told me about his extended family of Filipino-Americans in the Fresno area.
Apr 28, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Mike Caulfield / Medium:
Facebook's “Tips to Spot False News” take too much time, are too generic and dated, and focus on easily gamed information on questionable sites   —  Sometime yesterday, Facebook rolled out the largest media literacy campaign in the history of the world.  —  Unfortunately, most of what it contained was bad advice.
Apr 17, 2017, 6:50 PMIn context

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