Techmeme

Results 11 - 20 of about 1072:

Connie Loizos / TechCrunch:
Serial entrepreneurs Caterina Fake and Jyri Engeström announce Yes VC, a SF-based pre-seed and seed-stage firm that's targeting $50M in capital commitments   —  Caterina Fake and Jyri Engeström have much in common beyond the home and family they share.  Each has started — and sold — two companies.
Jan 25, 2018, 1:00 AMIn context
Alex Rosenblat / Fast Company:
How Uber, Lyft, and other ride hail drivers use online forums to compare notes, share info, push back at employers, and help each other navigate the gig economy   —  Ride-hail drivers work alone, but they're banding together online to compare notes, uncover new policies, and help each other navigate the rough roads of the gig economy.
Jan 11, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Flickr says it's closing its Wall Art print service and offloading its photo book service to self-publishing platform Blurb   —  Many have speculated about what would happen to Yahoo's image-hosting offspring Flickr after the (former) internet giant became part of Verizon's family.
Oct 19, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
David Meyer / ZDNet:
German online hate speech law with up to €50M fines now in effect; German justice ministry may reportedly target sites like Reddit, Tumblr, Vimeo, Flickr, too   —  The NetzDG or ‘Facebook law’ is now in force with big implications for social networks.  —  Germany's controversial online …
Oct 2, 2017, 10:25 PMIn context
Sean Captain / Fast Company:
Trivago acquires German machine learning startup Tripl, which makes tools that recommend itineraries and offers based on a user's social media activity   —  The hotel search engine acquired the German machine-learning startup Tripl, which harnesses users' social media activity to make recommendations.
Sep 26, 2017, 6:25 PMIn context
Steven Melendez / Fast Company:
A look at projects by Mozilla and Google to make large, open-source datasets containing crowdsourced voice samples available to developers   —  The voice-control platform wars are getting open sourced.  —  Flickr user Internet Archive]  A voice-controlled virtual assistant-Siri, Alexa …
Aug 27, 2017, 1:55 AMIn context
Mark Sullivan / Fast Company:
Tom Wheeler, in Q&A on Ajit Pai's net neutrality rule rollback, says Verizon, Comcast, AT&T, and Charter will grow at expense of startups and consumers   —  The Trump FCC is simply doing the bidding of Comcast, AT&T, Verizon, and Charter in its quest to abandon rules against blocking …
Aug 1, 2017, 7:40 AMIn context
Mark Sullivan / Fast Company:
Source: Apple working on rear-facing 3D laser system for new iPhone that will enable better depth detection for AR apps and improved autofocus   —  The addition will make future iPhones far better suited to the AR experiences being created by developers using the ARKit development platform.
Jul 12, 2017, 9:15 PMIn context
DL Cade / PetaPixel:
Flickr Adds ‘Similarity Search’ to Help You Discover Visually Similar Photos   —  Despite its uncertain future, Flickr continues to add features, doing their best to remain a relevant part of today's photo sharing landscape.  Their latest update adds something called “similarity search” …
Mar 8, 2017, 8:40 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Timehop CEO and co-founder Jon Wegener steps down, with design lead Matt Raoul taking his place; outgoing CEO says company will be cash-flow positive by March   —  Some changes at the top of Timehop, the quirky app that shows you reminders of photos and other content that you've taken and posted on Facebook …
Jan 14, 2017, 5:25 AMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Smartsheet:
Smartsheet makes Deloitte Fast 500 List  —  For the fifth year in a row, Smartsheet ranks on the list of the fastest-growing companies in North America.
Zoho:
12 apps to help retailers grow holiday season sales  —  From your store management to inventory shipment and checkout experience, a lot goes into the creation of a prosperous retail business.
Google Cloud:
What does the future of cloud computing hold  —  and what does this mean for businesses?  We looked at the data, talked to luminaries, and listened to customers across the world.  Here's what they said.
Intel:
Here's why gamers should go with a processor that has high IPC and can hit the highest frequencies  —  Adding core count for core count's sake does not create a better gaming experience
Mattermost:
How is Mattermost different from Slack?  —  Learn why Mattermost is the #1 open source Slack alternative.