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Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Amazon's cloud price war with Google is starting to hurt   —  The numbers: Mixed, as always.  Amazon sales grew in the double-digits for the 52nd quarter in a row.  Revenue increased 23% year-over-year to $19.3 billion.  Operating loss reached $15 million, down from a $79 million operating profit a year ago.
Jul 24, 2014, 7:00 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
The Eric Schmidt email confirming Google's one-hour window to counter Facebook job offers   —  More fascinating emails continue to trickle out of the Google/Apple/Intel/Adobe wage-conspiracy case in California.  In one exchange revealed last week, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt confirmed …
Jul 14, 2014, 5:55 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Marc Andreessen's tweets so far in 2014: 120 tweets/day on average, personable, links a lot   —  Marc Andreessen's first six months on Twitter were unbelievably epic  —  Marc Andreessen—co-founder of Netscape, now a venture capitalist at Andreessen Horowitz—officially registered …
Jul 12, 2014, 5:50 AMIn context
Quartz:
Following Netflix, YouTube shames ISPs delivering slow video with message underneath videos   —  YouTube, following Netflix, is now publicly shaming internet providers for slow video  —  When videos blur, buffer, or won't play altogether, YouTube is now pinning the blame on your internet service provider.
Jul 5, 2014, 3:25 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Android Wear lacks mass market appeal given current software, hardware, design, and ecosystem   —  These are not the wearables we've been waiting for  —  Google presented its vision for smartwatches—one of the first waves of wearable computers—this week at its I/O conference in San Francisco.
Jun 30, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Carlos Bueno / Quartz:
How insular Silicon Valley companies exclude good job candidates by enforcing a “culture fit”   —  The next thing Silicon Valley needs to disrupt big time: its own culture  —  There's a problem with Silicon Valley and the subcultures that imitate it.
Jun 29, 2014, 4:15 PMIn context
Sruthijith KK / Quartz:
Singapore's U2opia delivers internet services like Facebook and Twitter to 17M feature phones in 36 countries   —  Two-thirds of the world's mobiles are dumb phones.  Meet the company getting them online  —  This might be the worst Facebook experience ever.
Jun 9, 2014, 8:00 PMIn context
Leo Mirani / Quartz:
iOS 8 randomizes MAC address when scanning for WiFi, deterring location tracking by marketers   —  A tiny technical change in iOS 8 could stop marketers spying on you  —  This item has been corrected.  —  Whenever you walk around a major Western city with your phone's Wi-Fi turned on …
Jun 9, 2014, 12:15 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
The “Apple doesn't get the cloud” era is officially over   —  It turns out Apple didn't fail at the cloud.  It was just taking a while to wind up.  —  Many of the most interesting and potentially useful features unveiled this week at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference rely …
Jun 6, 2014, 9:50 PMIn context
David Yanofsky / Quartz:
Safari in OS X Yosemite demo shown to truncate URLs in address bar to domain name level   —  Apple just took another step towards obscuring the way the web works  —  At Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference today the company rolled out a new look for its web browser, Safari.
Jun 3, 2014, 7:30 AMIn context

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Microsoft:
5 mind-bending facts about quantum computing  —  In GIF form, five of the most mind-bending things scientists have learned about life on an atomic and sub-atomic level.
Freshdesk:
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Pure Storage:
2014: Pure, EMC, HP, and Violin all Up Their Games  —  The past few months have seen bold announcements from EMC, HP, Violin, and of course Pure Storage, the net result of which is that the market has changed and moved forward appreciably.