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Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Square expands its cash advance service for small businesses after deal with Victory Park Capital   —  Square Expands Its Cash Advance Service  —  Square, the e-commerce start-up, announced on Tuesday that it would broaden the scope of its cash advance program through a multimillion-dollar deal …
Aug 19, 2014, 12:45 PMIn context
Steve Lohr / New York Times:
Big data scientists spend a lot of their time in cleaning, collecting, and preparing unruly data   —  For Big-Data Scientists, ‘Janitor Work’ Is Key Hurdle to Insights  —  Technology revolutions come in measured, sometimes foot-dragging steps.  The lab science and marketing enthusiasm tend …
Aug 19, 2014, 4:45 AMIn context
Steve Lohr / New York Times:
XRay: A New Tool for Tracking the Use of Personal Data on the Web   —  A real problem with personal data today is that the terms of trade so often seem both opaque and askew.  Browse for information, send messages or go shopping online and data about you, your habits and your preferences go off into the digital ether.
Aug 18, 2014, 2:10 PMIn context
David Gelles / New York Times:
Tech M&A deals increasingly conducted by corporate development teams with less input from investment banks   —  In Silicon Valley, Mergers Must Meet the Toothbrush Test  —  MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — When deciding whether Google should spend millions or even billions of dollars in acquiring a new company …
Aug 18, 2014, 8:25 AMIn context
Natasha Singer / New York Times:
In the Sharing Economy, Workers Find Both Freedom and Uncertainty   —  Just after 4 a.m. on a recent Friday, while most of the neighbors in her leafy Boston suburb were still asleep, Jennifer Guidry was in the driveway of her rental apartment, her blond hair pulled back in a tidy French braid, vacuuming the inside of her car.
Aug 17, 2014, 1:55 PMIn context
Emily Steel / New York Times:
After first original TV series fall flat, Amazon leans away from data-driven creative approach   —  For Its New Shows, Amazon Adds Art to Its Data  —  LOS ANGELES — Joe Lewis, a television executive at Amazon, lies on his stomach on a rumpled bed.  Jill Soloway, the Emmy-nominated writer and director …
Aug 16, 2014, 8:50 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Ask.com Buys Ask.fm, an Anonymous Q.&A. Start-Up   —  Ask, and ye shall receive.  —  Ask.com, the Oakland, Calif.-based company owned by IAC/InterActiveCorp, announced on Thursday it had acquired Ask.fm, a highly popular question-and-answer website.  —  The move signals Ask.com's first significant push into social networking.
Aug 14, 2014, 9:55 AMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Uber says Lyft cancelled 12.9K Uber rides, and Lyft investors pressured Uber to buy Lyft   —  Accusations Fly Between Uber and Lyft  —  All is fair, they say, in love and war.  And Uber and Lyft, two smartphone-based car services, are most certainly at war.
Aug 12, 2014, 3:50 PMIn context
Brian X. Chen / New York Times:
Inside Apple University, the company's highly secretive internal training program   —  Inside Apple's Internal Training Program  —  Inside Apple's Internal Training Program  —  CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple may well be the only tech company on the planet that would dare compare itself to Picasso.
Aug 11, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
BuzzFeed raises $50M from Andreessen Horowitz, valuing company at $850M; Chris Dixon to join board; most revenues come from creating ads for other brands   —  A Move to Go Beyond Lists for Content at BuzzFeed  —  Here are three completely crazy insights about BuzzFeed, the viral content start-up:
Aug 10, 2014, 9:41 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
16-year-old uses Windows 8 to reconnect after being sidelined by a rare disorder  —  Ehlers-Danlos syndrome affects Alejandra Tristan's wrist, finger and other joints, making it difficult for her to do schoolwork and connect through social media.
Intel:
Intel Injects Laughter into Mobile Messaging  —  Intel is creating a fun spin on communication with the launch of Pocket Avatars, a new over-the-top (OTT) mobile messaging app developed by Intel Labs technologists.
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