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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
Max Ciociola / Musixmatch Blog:
Musixmatch lyric service ends its partnership with Spotify and will focus on its stand-alone product and business model   —  The partnership between Musixmatch and Spotify began in 2011, when they launched in the App store  —  We immediately had an incredible amount of success …
Jun 3, 2016, 7:30 AMIn context
Fred Ehrsam / Coinbase:
Coinbase cofounder: Ethereum app development outpacing Bitcoin due to better programming languages, robust developer community, and a focused leadership   —  We have sat here for the last 3 years seeing only infrastructure apps like wallets and exchanges emerge on top of Bitcoin.  Why is that?
May 25, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Tristan Harris:
Ten ways tech products are designed to manipulate users to spur usage   —  Estimated reading time: 12 minutes.  —  I'm an expert on how technology hijacks our psychological vulnerabilities.  That's why I spent the last three years as Google's Design Ethicist caring about how to design things …
May 22, 2016, 5:15 PMIn context
David Byttow:
Why anonymous apps fade: they're entertainment products of waning novelty, and don't foster community   —  The Inherent Problem with Anonymous Apps  —  Vanity Fair and TechCrunch recently reported that Yik Yak is in trouble, a company that raised over $70 million dollars and valued at around $400 million.
Apr 11, 2016, 9:40 PMIn context
Slack Platform Blog:
Slack shares its platform product roadmap, highlights app discovery, interactivity, and developer experience as major themes, suggests app ideas   —  The Slack Platform Roadmap  —  We know that being a developer is hard, and building on a platform is not a decision to be made lightly.
Apr 9, 2016, 11:20 PMIn context
Medium / The Story:
Medium launches Medium for Publishers, a suite of branding and customization tools, over a dozen websites migrate over, including The Awl   —  Making Medium More Powerful for Publishers  —  At Medium, we're building out a new corner of the Internet specifically designed for people and publishers …
Apr 5, 2016, 11:35 AMIn context

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