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Deena Shanker / Quartz:
Online food delivery ordering is about to overtake phone ordering in the US   —  Getting your dinner to your door is now easier than ever, and thanks to the internet, almost no human interaction is required.  —  While phone orders dominated delivery only five years ago …
Jul 20, 2015, 8:35 AMIn context
Josh Horwitz / Quartz:
Apple Music costs far less than $10/month in some countries, just $2/month in India   —  Apple Music is just $2 per month in India—80% cheaper than the US … Apple tends to not care much about price competitiveness.  Without telco subsidies, which typically occur only in rich countries …
Jul 1, 2015, 7:25 PMIn context
Josh Horwitz / Quartz:
Evernote, LinkedIn, and Uber are succeeding in China by playing by the government's rules   —  A new wave of US internet companies is succeeding in China—by giving the government what it wants  —  Facebook found itself shut out from China in 2009.  Twitter got blocked the same year.
Jun 27, 2015, 6:00 AMIn context
Steve LeVine / Quartz:
24M comes out of stealth with $54.5M raised to slash production costs of lithium-ion batteries   —  The story of the invention that could revolutionize batteries—and maybe American manufacturing as well  —  The world has been clamoring for a super-battery.
Jun 26, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Josh Horwitz / Quartz:
IDC: Xiaomi was world's second largest seller of wearables in Q1 2015 thanks to Mi Band, behind only Fitbit   —  A $15 fitness tracker made by Xiaomi is the world's second most popular wearable  —  A report from IDC shows how Xiaomi has become the world's second largest seller of wearables, when measured by shipments.
Jun 5, 2015, 3:40 PMIn context
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
Comcast, an investor in Re/code, encouraged publication to sell, has restarted talks with Vox Media over acquisition after they fell through because of price   —  Comcast, investor in Vox Media and Recode, could end up buying them both  —  Vox on the block.
May 27, 2015, 9:25 AMIn context
John McDuling / Quartz:
Q&A with Google Ventures' Bill Maris on conflicts of interest, life sciences investments, international investments, and more   —  What it's like to run Google's $2 billion venture capital fund  —  When Google's co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, decided to set up a venture-capital fund …
May 10, 2015, 3:55 PMIn context
Adam Pasick / Quartz:
Software issue on American Airlines' iPads, used to distribute flight plans and other information to flight crews, forces airline to ground select flights   —  An iPad app glitch grounded several dozen American Airlines planes  —  This post has been updated.
Apr 28, 2015, 11:30 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Over 1M US Apple Watch preorders, with two-thirds for Sport line, and black bands most popular, according to shopping data firm Slice Intelligence   —  Apple Watch pre-orders were 1 million in the US on its first day, a shopping data firm estimates  —  (Ryan Emberley/Invision for Apple/AP Images)
Apr 12, 2015, 7:50 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
The number of daily tweets to Periscope streams settles near Meerkat's level after explosive launch week   —  The Meerkat-Periscope live-streaming race is neck-and-neck after a crazy week  —  The rise of two strikingly similar mobile live-video streaming apps—Meerkat and Periscope …
Apr 4, 2015, 4:50 PMIn context

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