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Christopher Mims / Quartz:
Amazon and Google are in an epic battle to dominate the cloud—and Amazon may already have won   —  In technology, it's sometimes good to let a pioneer figure out the pitfalls of a new market.  Apple's iPod transformed music listening after countless lesser MP3 players failed to make a real dent.
Apr 17, 2014, 9:00 AMIn context
Matt Phillips / Quartz:
Enthusiasm for tech stock wanes as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Netflix, and others fall   —  The market suddenly hates tech stocks and no one knows why  —  Seemingly out of nowhere, technology stocks have started selling off hard.  Despite a solid report on US jobs Friday …
Apr 6, 2014, 7:55 PMIn context
Mark DeCambre / Quartz:
Spotify is planning an IPO for this fall   —  Spotify could take itself public some time in the fall of 2014.  —  The popular music-streaming company has participated in informal chats with some of the investment banks likely to fight for a role in a potential IPO, sources familiar with the process said.
Mar 27, 2014, 9:05 AMIn context
David Yanofsky / Quartz:
Eight years later, 22% of the links at the Million Dollar Homepage point to dead pages   —  The Million Dollar Homepage still exists, but 22% of it has rotted away  —  Pixels closer to the top and left sold first milliondollarhomepage.com  —  Before Kickstarter and Indiegogo …
Mar 25, 2014, 10:20 PMIn context
John McDuling / Quartz:
Survey shows people who quit Twitter want more filtering and sorting of relevant content   —  Why people quit Twitter  —  In short, it comes down to not knowing who to follow and not having enough followers.  —  On Wall Street and in Silicon Valley, people are increasingly concerned …
Mar 25, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
The hot startup at SXSW this year was plain old television   —  AUSTIN, Texas—There was no breakout mobile app, no hot new startup, no celebrity founder holding court over the conference.  But everywhere one turned at South By Southwest Interactive, people were talking about television.
Mar 11, 2014, 11:05 PMIn context
Christopher Mims / Quartz:
Apple's new product process is a giant checklist covering all steps in product's life cycle   —  Any company can copy the keystone of Apple's design process  —  It turns out that the key to Apple's creativity, speed, and adaptability is, on its surface, the exact opposite of the kind of free-wheeling creativity one might expect.
Mar 9, 2014, 11:00 AMIn context
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
Twitter ad rates down 18% Q4 2013 according to annual report   —  Twitter's ad rates continue falling, down 18% last quarter  —  Twitter's advertising rate keeps falling.  —  The average cost to advertise on Twitter's website and mobile apps dropped 18% in the last three months of 2013 …
Mar 6, 2014, 8:15 PMIn context
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
GrubHub and Seamless take a 13.5% cut of their average delivery order   —  GrubHub and Seamless charge an average commission of 13.5% for restaurant orders placed through their websites and apps.  And restaurants pay more to appear higher in search results, which isn't apparent to diners.
Mar 2, 2014, 5:15 AMIn context
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
WhatsApp's anti-ad philosophy is really a broad new vision for mobile   —  WhatsApp has vowed never to sell ads.  It collects no information about users beyond their phone numbers.  So you're right to wonder why it was just acquired by the world's second-largest mobile advertising company.
Feb 20, 2014, 1:30 AMIn context

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