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Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch:
San Francisco says it expects to issue permits for its 24-month electric scooter pilot program sometime in August, selecting from 12 applicants   —  You would think that Amazon, Reddit, Wikipedia and other highly popular websites would by now tell you that “password1” or “hunter2” is a terrible password — just terrible.
Jul 20, 2018, 9:40 AMIn context
Arielle Pardes / Wired:
Reddit begins rolling out live chatrooms, organized by subreddit and created by admins only, currently in beta   —  A FEW MONTHS into Jason Lee's new job at Reddit, the office was buzzing with excitement.  It was April 2017 and Reddit had just launched r/place, a collaborative project …
Jul 18, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
Fastly, a CDN provider whose clients include Reddit, GitHub, and Stripe, raises $40M Series F led by Deutsche Telekom, bringing its total funding to $219M   —  Last round before the IPO.  That's how Fastly frames its new $40 million Series F round.  It means that the company has raised $219 million over the past few years.
Jul 16, 2018, 7:30 PMIn context
Michelle Castillo / CNBC:
Sources: Reddit will top $100M in revenue this year and has been pitching agencies with ad units including a “top post takeover”   —  - Reddit has been actively luring advertisers as it attempts to take advantage of its vast audience to build its business.
Jul 5, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Sam Rutherford / Gizmodo:
Samsung says it is looking into reports that Messages, its default texting app, has been randomly sending photos to contacts without warning   —  Sending pictures to others is one of the most basic functions of a smartphone, but when your phone's texting app starts randomly pushing out photos without your knowledge, you got a problem.
Jul 3, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context
reddit:
Reddit upgrades News tab, which surfaces content from subreddits frequently engaging with news, from alpha to beta and makes it available to most iOS users   —  People have come to Reddit for news since the site first launched back in 2005.  In the decade-plus since then …
Jun 22, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Truepic, a San Diego-based image authentication startup used by Reddit to verify identities in AMAs, raises $8M Series A to tackle video deepfakes   —  How can you be sure an image wasn't Photoshopped?  Make sure it was shot with Truepic.  This startup makes a camera feature that shoots photos …
Jun 20, 2018, 6:45 PMIn context
K.G Orphanides / WIRED UK:
An overview of the EU's proposed new copyright law that will require internet platforms to automatically filter uploaded content, ahead of Wednesday's vote   —  A proposed new European copyright law could make memes illegal and threaten the future of the internet as we know it.  Time to panic?
Jun 19, 2018, 6:20 AMIn context
Shana Lebowitz / Business Insider:
Cleo, a parenting support app for working parents offered through employers, including Slack and Reddit, announces $10.5M Series A led by Greylock Partners   —  - Family and parenting app Cleo announced a $10.5 million investment from Greylock Partners.  — Cleo is offered through employers …
Jun 17, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Reddit is rolling out autoplaying video ads on mobile and desktop for standalone ad campaigns, but this rollout will not add pre-roll ads to videos   —  The advertising-lite days of Reddit are now firmly in the rear-view as the rapidly maturing company begins to seriously chase advertising revenues in users' feeds.
Jun 12, 2018, 5:30 PMIn context

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