Techmeme
November 25, 2015, 1:55 AM

Top News

Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Jet.com lands $350M in funding led by Fidelity and says it has verbal agreements for another $150M, at a $1B pre-money valuation  —  Jet.com Lands $350 Million in Funding, With $150 Million More Coming  —  Jet.com has closed $350 million in new funding, and says it has verbal agreements for another $150 million.
Ed Bott / ZDNet:
Microsoft reverses course: its media creation tool now installs latest Windows 10 version  —  Microsoft reverses course, restores downloads of Windows 10 November Update  —  Last weekend, Microsoft suddenly pulled its online tool for downloading the latest Windows 10 installation files.
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
T-Mobile gives existing Simple Choice customers three months of unlimited LTE, as long as they use the Binge On feature, which downgrades video streams to 480p  —  T-Mobile gives existing customers three months of unlimited LTE  —  One catch: You can't watch high-definition video.
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Amazon forces resets of account passwords for some users, citing insecure password handling  —  Amazon force-resets some account passwords, citing password leak  —  It's not clear how many accounts are affected.  —  Amazon has force-reset an unknown number of accounts, after passwords may have been compromised.
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Tor launches its first crowdfunding campaign as it seeks to be less reliant on US government funds  —  With US government as top donor, Tor Project looks to crowdfunding  —  Following up on goals set earlier this year, the Tor Project launched its first crowdfunding project today to expand …
Steven Hepting / The Twitter Blog:
Twitter adds native video support to its developer kit, available now for iOS, coming soon to Android  —  Launching native video support for Twitter Kit  —  From unbelievable sports highlights to powerful first person footage, Twitter is full of unique stories told with immersive videos.
David Pierce / Wired:
Fossil Q Founder Android Wear smartwatch available November 25 for $275, favors fashion over tech  —  Fossil's New Smartwatches Favor Fashion Over Tech  —  The designers at Fossil have been making watches and jewelry for decades.  When they set out to make their first smartwatch, though, they had to re-learn a few things.
Bing Blog:
Bing Maps update adds road conditions from more than 35K cameras in 11 countries  —  Traffic Cameras in Bing Maps  —  Seeing is believing.  Here at Bing Maps we know the value of traffic information, however, there is something to be said about being able to see the current road conditions.

Sponsor Posts

Smartsheet:
5 Emerging Trends in the Construction Industry  —  Download this free report to read more about 5 emerging opportunities — and how the most successful construction companies will harness technology.
Zoho:
Temporary work isn't temporary anymore : The how, what and why  —  The way people work today is changing.  Consider the rising popularity of remote work, shared and co-working spaces, mobile offices and much more.
Techmeme Leaderboards:
PR pros: identify the top reporters on 36 different tech beats  —  Who are the most influential writers on topics like AI, VR, or enterprise?  We've analyzed Techmeme's news crawl data to find out.  View any topic report instantly!

Listen to Techmeme's Podcast:

Techmeme Ride Home: Wed. 01/16 - Razr's Coming Back To Usher in the Foldable Phone Era Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or RSS.
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 1:55 AM ET, November 25, 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

Earlier Picks

Joseph Kristoffer / Pebble:
Abhimanyu Ghoshal / The Next Web: