Techmeme
October 23, 2015, 5:50 PM

Top News

Mathew Ingram / Fortune:
Pandora shares fall more than 30% after company reports quarterly loss of $85M  —  Pandora investors are losing faith in its ability to compete  —  Long before there was a Spotify or an Apple Music, there was Pandora.  One of the earliest streaming music services, it was founded in 2000 …
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg Business:
Twitter's first Promoted Moments native advertising campaign rolls out this weekend  —  Twitter Rolls Out Advertising on New ‘Moments’ Feature  —  First Promoted Moment to run this weekend for movie ‘Creed’  —  Twitter Inc. isn't wasting any time making money from its newest feature, called Moments.
Chris Welch / The Verge:
BlackBerry launches US preorders for $699 Priv Android slider phone, to work only with AT&T and T-Mobile and ship on November 6  —  BlackBerry launches US preorders for $699 Priv Android slider phone  —  BlackBerry's Priv will start shipping in the United States on November 6th …
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
ESPN videos unavailable on YouTube because of rights issues related to YouTube Red launch  —  ESPN is shutting down its YouTube channels over paid subscriptions  —  Not everyone's on-board with YouTube's new paid subscription option.  In the wake of this week's announcement …
BBC:
UK ISP TalkTalk suffers massive breach, warns data of 4M customers, including credit card and bank details, could have been accessed  —  TalkTalk website hit by cyber-attack  —  Police are investigating after a “significant and sustained cyber-attack” on the TalkTalk website, the UK company has confirmed.
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
Microsoft restructures, changes leadership of some units within its Cloud and Enterprise division amid strong growth  —  Microsoft shuffles its cloud business to keep the good times rolling  —  Microsoft's cloud infrastructure business is leading the company's ongoing growth …
Elizabeth Dwoskin / Wall Street Journal:
Palantir adds $105M to latest round that closed in July and gave company a $20B valuation  —  Big Data Company Palantir Technologies Adds Independent Director  —  Founder's classmate and venture investor Adam Ross added to board  —  Palantir Technologies, Inc., the secretive Silicon …
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Amazon completes acquisition of video processing company Elemental Technologies for $296M  —  Here's how much Amazon paid to acquire Portland's Elemental Technologies … Now we know how much Amazon paid to acquire Elemental Technologies.  —  In an SEC filing posted on Friday …
Paul Lilly / Maximum PC:
Microsoft adds an entry-level $1,699 Surface Book with Nvidia GPU and a $3,199 model with 1TB solid state storage and top-end specs to its lineup  —  Microsoft Adds $200 Nvidia GPU Option to Entry Level Surface Book  —  Keeping it discrete  —  Microsoft wants to ensure there's …

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Sports science helps football players get back on the field  —  See how the Seattle Seahawks use data to help players work as hard at recovery as they do on game day.
eero:
New security features from eero Plus  —  Protect all your connected devices with VPN, 1Password, Malwarebytes, and Ad blocking.
Smartsheet:
Move Beyond Email  —  It's the ultimate productivity killer for teams.  Find out how to move your business away from reliance on email to cloud-based collaboration.
Zoho:
23 and Counting: Localize Recruitment with Zoho Recruit  —  Isn't it very comforting to be able to work with a software that speaks your native tongue?  Switch to Zoho Recruit, that now supports hiring in 23 languages.
Worldpay:
2017 Global Payments Report  —  Your ultimate guide to the world of payments in 36 markets.  Visit the microsite and download a free copy of the report.
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 5:50 PM ET, October 23, 2015.

The most current version of the site as always is available at our home page. To view an earlier snapshot click here and then modify the date indicated.

More News

Sarah Frier / Bloomberg Business:

Earlier Picks

Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet: