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Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Apple Buys Topsy For Price Reportedly North Of $200M, Could Use Social Signals To Bolster Siri, App Store Relevance   —  Apple has purchased social analytics firm Topsy, which focuses on parsing data from Twitter, reports The Wall Street Journal.  The deal was apparently worth ‘more than $200M’ according to the publication.
Dec 2, 2013, 7:00 PMIn context
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Twitter Continues Tweet Recommendation Experiments With Fav Happy @Magicstats   —  Twitter continues to pull the string on personalization and recommendation with a new account called @magicstats.  The account, whose description reads ‘I favorite the best tweets I see in real-time’ appears to be doing just that.
Nov 26, 2013, 9:00 PMIn context
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Twitter Streamlines Its ‘Age Gate’ Process To Make Ads More Attractive To Adult Brands   —  Twitter introduced ‘age gate’ screening over a year ago in order to make the platform more legally sound for ‘adult’ brands like liquor and beer vendors.  Today, it's streamlined the process …
Nov 26, 2013, 9:10 AMIn context
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Amazon's Next Kindle Paperwhite To Feature 300ppi Screen, Better Typography, Arrive Early Next Year   —  Amazon is now preparing a new Kindle Paperwhite for release in early Q2 of next year, TechCrunch has learned.  The marquee feature of the new device is a high-resolution 300 ppi screen …
Nov 24, 2013, 9:55 AMIn context
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Turntable.fm Shutting Down So Company Can Focus On Turntable Live Events Platform   —  Today, Turntable.fm has announced that it will shut down its ‘virtual dj’ product entirely to focus on its new Turntable Live platform, which attempts to replicate the ‘being there’ experience of live performances.
Nov 22, 2013, 4:15 PMIn context
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
The First Apple Store App For iPad Nails Tablet Shopping With Clever Gesture And Image Focused Interface   —  Today, Apple is launching its very first Apple Store app for iPad, bringing a gorgeous shopping experience to its tablet in a long-overdue move.  The new app arrives just in time for the holidays …
Nov 20, 2013, 9:55 AMIn context
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Yahoo Will Follow Google In Encrypting Data Center Traffic, Customer Data Flow By Q1 '14   —  Facebook Picks SportStream To Beef Up Its Real-Time Sports Data For News Outlets  —  Yahoo has announced this morning that it will make all traffic flowing between its data centers encrypted by Q1 of 2014.
Nov 18, 2013, 4:25 PMIn context
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Apple Store Point Of Sale Systems Go Down Again Today, Outage Continues   —  Some Apple Stores have had their point-of-sale systems go down repeatedly today, TechCrunch has learned.  There was an extensive outage early Thursday morning and there has been an ongoing outage this evening in some stores.
Nov 15, 2013, 8:05 AMIn context
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Steve Jobs Inducted Into Bay Area Business Hall of Fame, Eddy Cue Gives Heartfelt Acceptance Speech   —  Steve Jobs was posthumously inducted into the Bay Area Business Hall of Fame last Thursday, and Apple SVP Eddy Cue tweeted a link to the video, and was at the ceremony to accept the award …
Nov 12, 2013, 7:20 PMIn context
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Twitter Announces Custom Timelines For Hashtags Or Topics On Tweetdeck, Launching API Too   —  Twitter will let you create custom timelines based on topics, hashtags and more from Tweetdeck, it announced today.  Twitter is also providing an API to allow developers to build this functionality into their products.
Nov 12, 2013, 1:20 PMIn context

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