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Casey Newton / The Verge:
‘Sign in with Google’ button could send Google+ to oblivion   —  The abrupt departure of Google+ creator Vic Gundotra from the beleaguered social network led to immediate speculation that its days as a competitor to Facebook and Twitter are numbered.  Indeed, media reports have asserted …
Apr 29, 2014, 8:45 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Accompli is the powerhouse email app for iPhone that Outlook users have been waiting for   —  Email on smartphones is finally growing up  —  For all the advances the smartphone has brought us, our email is still largely chained to the desktop.  Stock email apps have never had half the features …
Apr 25, 2014, 12:00 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Dropbox unveils Carousel for organizing your photos and videos   —  Dropbox today announced Carousel, a product to store and manage your photos and videos.  It incorporates features from Snapjoy, a photo startup that Dropbox acquired in December 2012.  The launch of Carousel represents a bid …
Apr 9, 2014, 1:57 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter experimenting with showing how many people saw your tweets   —  How many people saw your last tweet?  A new Twitter experiment is answering that question for some users, adding the number of views a tweet has received underneath every post.  Twitter's advertising products …
Mar 21, 2014, 7:20 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Pocket's prototype for Android Wear saves articles right from your wrist   —  Googled unveiled Android Wear this week and encouraged developers to build apps purpose-built for the wrist.  Pocket is among the first companies to rise to the challenge, showing off a prototype version …
Mar 21, 2014, 10:50 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Dropbox will let you switch between work and personal accounts next month   —  Dropbox will let you manage separate work and personal accounts on all of your devices next month, The Verge has learned.  In advance of an April 9th press event, the company has notified users of its Dropbox …
Mar 18, 2014, 4:20 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Hucksters and hustlers: inside the hidden brand orgy of SXSW   —  Half a decade ago, some of the brightest minds at South By Southwest Interactive came together to create the worst website in the world.  Jeffrey Bennett proposed online image search for the blind.
Mar 15, 2014, 5:30 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Baljeet Singh, developer of skippable pre-roll ads for YouTube, joins Twitter   —  Twitter poaches YouTube executive in new push for video ads  —  Twitter has hired former YouTube executive Baljeet Singh as a product director in its revenue organization, where he will work to improve …
Mar 10, 2014, 11:30 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
In the wake of Zite's sale, it's time to take a more skeptical look at news personalization by algorithms   —  The smarter news apps are, the dumber they get  —  A curiously hot category with little to show for it  —  In August 2011, CNN bought the newsreading app Zite for $20 million.
Mar 9, 2014, 1:56 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Google donates $6.8 million to fund free transit rides for San Francisco youth   —  Amid widespread protests over tech companies' use of public transit infrastructure, Google said today it would fund two years of free transit rides for San Francisco youth.  The $6.8 million grant …
Feb 27, 2014, 4:45 PMIn context

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