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Ian Kar / Quartz:
Sources: PayPal subsidiary Venmo to roll out new feature Wednesday called Pay With Venmo, a payment option for people shopping within apps   —  Venmo, beloved millennial app, is finally trying to make some money  —  Since launching in 2009, Venmo has been great at one thing: letting people easily send money to each other.
Jan 26, 2016, 6:45 PMIn context
Tim Fernholz / Quartz:
T-Mobile CEO John Legere responds to Binge On criticism, claims it's not throttling because the service doesn't slow down data or remove customer control   —  T-Mobile CEO John Legere defends his streaming plan against “bulls**t” complaints from “jerks” at Google
Jan 7, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
A review of Apple Watch 220 days in: apps ecosystem seems stalled, perhaps because the watch is so reliant on iPhone   —  Half a year later, the Apple Watch feels like a stalled platform  —  Seven months later, my Apple Watch is still the second thing I put on every morning.  (Glasses first.)
Dec 2, 2015, 4:35 AMIn context
Ian Kar / Quartz:
Sources: Apple partnering with banks for peer-to-peer payment program to avoid money transmitter licenses, may use iMessage for money transfer   —  Apple is making a grab for Venmo's turf and might use iMessage to do it  —  Apple is wading into Venmo's main business, betting …
Nov 13, 2015, 5:00 AMIn context
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
Major streaming media players reviewed: new Apple TV is best for iOS users, Amazon's Fire TV has the best interface and streaming quality   —  The ultimate, 10,000-word review of streaming media players: Apple TV vs. Roku 4 vs. Fire TV vs. Chromecast  —  Television is in flux, right down to what that word even means.
Nov 9, 2015, 10:25 AMIn context
Alice Truong / Quartz:
Dorsey gave 15M shares back to Square and Start Small Foundation, an organization to invest in local businesses and underserved communities, pledges 40M more   —  Jack Dorsey is giving almost 20% of Square to an organization serving struggling communities  —  Square CEO Jack Dorsey is donating …
Oct 15, 2015, 9:10 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Reed Hastings says recent switch to chip-enabled credit cards, and subscribers not updating payment records is partially to blame for slow US subscriber growth   —  Netflix is blaming slow US growth on the switch to chip-based credit cards  —  Netflix shares are down 7% in after-hours trading …
Oct 14, 2015, 7:10 PMIn context
Adam Pasick / Quartz:
Sources: Eric Schmidt-backed startup, The Groundwork, has become a major tech vendor to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign   —  The stealthy, Eric Schmidt-backed startup that's working to put Hillary Clinton in the White House  —  An under-the-radar startup funded by billionaire Eric Schmidt …
Oct 11, 2015, 9:00 PMIn context
Nikhil Sonnad / Quartz:
First look at Chinese OS NeoKylin, a Windows-like Linux system installed on 40% of commercial Dells sold in China   —  A first look at the Chinese operating system the government wants to replace Windows  —  Microsoft Windows is the dominant operating system in China, but the government is trying to encourage homegrown replacements.
Sep 24, 2015, 7:15 AMIn context
David Yanofsky / Quartz:
Waze considers reducing suggestions for dangerous left-hand turns that save time   —  The “Waze left” may be coming to an end  —  The navigation app Waze is beloved for exploiting shortcuts, avoiding traffic, and proving that the shortest distance between two points is not always a straight line.
Sep 22, 2015, 6:25 PMIn context

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