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Harry McCracken / TIME:
How Gmail Happened: The Inside Story of Its Launch 10 Years Ago Today … It All Began With Search … Gmail's creator, Paul Buchheit, at his desk at Google in 1999  —  Courtesy Paul Buchheit … What Does Google Email Look Like? … Going Public
Apr 1, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context
Lev Grossman / TIME:
The Inside Story of How Facebook Got Oculus VR   —  A 19-year-old hacker set out to invent a gaming headset.  He ended up reviving a dead technology and creating an idea worth $2 billion  —  To understand why Oculus Rift matters, it helps to know who John Carmack is.
Mar 27, 2014, 1:20 AMIn context
Kelly Conniff / TIME:
Twitter Launches Easy Tool That Finds Your First Tweet   —  Twitter has launched #FirstTweet, a tool that helps users find the very first message they sent out using the site-which, of course, means that you might end up seeing a tweet you'd rather not remember.
Mar 20, 2014, 11:15 AMIn context
John Arlidge / TIME:
Apple Designer Jonathan Ive Talks About Steve Jobs and New Products   —  Apple's design chief helped transform computing, phones and music.  The company's secrecy and Ive's modesty mean he has never given an in-depth interview—until now.  John Arlidge 5:45 AM ET 'Hello.
Mar 17, 2014, 8:40 AMIn context
Steven Brill / TIME:
How an ad-hoc team of outside coders and troubleshooters revived HealthCare.gov   —  Obama's Trauma Team  —  How an unlikely group of high-tech wizards revived Obama's troubled HealthCare.gov website  —  more than two weeks after the launch of HealthCare.gov—White House chief …
Feb 27, 2014, 2:40 PMIn context
Harry McCracken / TIME:
Project Ara: Inside Google's Bold Gambit to Make Smartphones Modular   —  The two-year quest to create the ultimate customizable phone, inside and out.  —  On January 29, Google announced that it had agreed to sell Motorola, its phone-manufacturing business, to Chinese electronics giant Lenovo.
Feb 26, 2014, 6:45 PMIn context
Harry McCracken / TIME:
Flickr Turns 10: The Rise, Fall and Revival of a Photo-Sharing Community   —  If you happened to be at the O'Reilly Emerging Tech Conference in San Diego 10 years ago today, on February 10, 2004, you had the opportunity to witness a meaningful moment in the history of the web …
Feb 11, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Harry McCracken / TIME:
Amazon's iPhone App Uses Image Recognition to “See” Real-World Products You Want to Buy   —  Among the many things that make Amazon one of the most successful merchants in the history of merchandising is the zeal with which it removes every possible obstacle that might stand in the way of you buying something.
Feb 5, 2014, 6:40 PMIn context
Harry McCracken / TIME:
Yahoo to Donna Users: We're Dispensing With Your Indispensable App   —  Incredible Labs — the company behind smart-calendar app Donna — is being acquired by Yahoo.  The app is being shut down, and most of the folks who worked on it will join the Yahoo Mail team.
Jan 31, 2014, 4:50 AMIn context
Harry McCracken / TIME:
Exclusive: Watch Steve Jobs' First Demonstration of the Mac for the Public, Unseen Since 1984   —  It's January, 1984.  Steve Jobs, nattily attired in a double-breasted suit, is demonstrating Apple's breakthrough personal computer, Macintosh, before a packed room.
Jan 26, 2014, 5:15 AMIn context

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Microsoft Brings World's Fastest Texting to Windows Phone 8.1  —  Gaurav Sharma appeared relaxed but focused in his purple hoodie on Jan. 16, 2014.  Less than 20 seconds later, Sharma, a 15-year-old …
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