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Mark Bergen / Re/code:
John Giannandrea's appointment as Google's search chief shows that AI is key to maintaining Google's dominance in search   —  Why John Giannandrea, Google's AI Research Head, Will Run Search  —  As it ballooned, Google's research group has nabbed a shocking number of computing's biggest brains.
Feb 6, 2016, 4:20 PMIn context
Arik Hesseldahl / Re/code:
Cisco: Internet traffic will pass a zettabyte this year driven by mobile, will double again in 2019; 5.5B people will own a mobile device by 2020   —  Phones Will Drive Internet Traffic Past the Zettabyte Mark This Year  —  It's no real secret that the rise in the world's Internet traffic …
Feb 4, 2016, 6:40 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Sources: Amazon plans more physical stores, including retail stores that aren't bookstores, but has no immediate plans for 300-400 stores   —  Meet the Guy Behind Amazon's Secret Retail Store Plans  —  The man behind the Kindle is leading Amazon's project to create the retail stores of the future.
Feb 3, 2016, 5:32 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Anonymous messaging app After School raises $16.4M led by Accomplice one year after it was banned from the App Store   —  Anonymous App After School Raises $16.4 Million One Year After App Store Ban  —  What a difference a year can make.  One year ago, anonymous messaging app After School …
Feb 3, 2016, 9:00 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Re/code:
Accessory maker Zagg acquires iPhone battery case maker Mophie for $100M   —  Zagg to Buy iPhone Battery Case Maker Mophie for $100 Million  —  Mophie, the accessory maker best known for its iPhone battery cases, is being bought for at least $100 million by rival Zagg.
Feb 2, 2016, 6:00 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Yahoo is exploring “strategic alternatives”, says its chairman; CEO Marissa Mayer outlines plans for $400M in cost cuts and asset sales that could bring in $1B+   —  Yahoo for Sale, Says Yahoo, Finally Admitting the Obvious (Also Q4 Results!)  —  Who cares how Yahoo's business performed in its fourth quarter?
Feb 2, 2016, 5:30 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
A look at the $1M motivational guidebook commissioned by Marissa Mayer for all Yahoo employees   —  Marissa Mayer's Big Red Book: A Guide to What the Yahoo CEO Will Do Next  —  In the late fall, employees across Yahoo arrived at work to find a message from CEO Marissa Mayer on their desks.
Feb 2, 2016, 3:10 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Re/code:
FCC Allows Further Testing of LTE Service in Unlicensed Spectrum Used by Wi-Fi   —  Today, cellphones often have the ability to grab data over Wi-Fi or over LTE.  But if Verizon and Qualcomm have their way, phones may soon use the same LTE technology even when they are operating over airwaves typically occupied by Wi-Fi.
Feb 1, 2016, 9:25 PMIn context
Re/code:
Sources: Magic Leap has raised a new round of at least $827M, intends to announce in the next few days   —  Mysterious Magic Leap Wraps Up Its Mega-Funding Round  —  Magic Leap, the company that's working on an “augmented reality” device that promises to blow your mind, has finished up a giant funding round.
Feb 1, 2016, 3:55 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Craigslist Competitor VarageSale Lays Off About One-Third of Staff   —  Three months ago, the classifieds app VarageSale began testing a credit-card payment feature that was free for users, but a money-loser for the company.  That point was noteworthy because VarageSale doesn't generate any revenue of its own.
Jan 29, 2016, 5:25 PMIn context

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