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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
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
Shyp ends Chicago, LA, and New York service, leaves San Francisco Bay Area as its only market, refocuses on small businesses, lays off employees   —  The company is leaving most of its markets and retooling its service to serve small businesses rather than consumers—tough decisions that it hopes will lead to profitability.
Jul 21, 2017, 5:30 PMIn 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
Sean Captain / Fast Company:
Q&A with Evan Greer of the nonprofit Fight for the Future, who organized Wednesday's “Net Neutrality Day of Action”   —  Evan Greer is leading a coalition of the world's biggest internet companies to mobilize users to fight the Trump administration's rollback of rules.
Jul 12, 2017, 7:15 AMIn context
Marcus Baram / Fast Company:
How the US military is making weapons, surveillance systems, and information systems smarter by leveraging software   —  As software-based weapons and information systems start to touch all phases of conflict, military leaders are grappling with a new set of challenges.
Jul 9, 2017, 10:05 AMIn context
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
As Facebook reaches the 2B MAUs milestone, a look at its growth strategy over the years with interview of VPs of growth, growth marketing, social good, others   —  Facebook's growth team has a methodical approach to understanding what new users want and a surprisingly broad mandate.
Jun 27, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
How Susan Wojcicki has led YouTube: navigating the company through ad-positioning woes, keeping creators happy, and refining YouTube TV while growing revenue   —  To outmaneuver traditional TV—and secure Google's future—YouTube's CEO must satisfy homegrown creators, risk-averse advertisers …
Jun 18, 2017, 7:20 PMIn context
Mark Sullivan / Fast Company:
Announcements at Build show Microsoft is fully embracing iOS and Android's domination on mobile by focusing on extending Windows experiences to those platforms   —  An awful lot of people own a Windows PC and an iPhone or Android phone.  Rather than being unhappy with that, Microsoft now sees it as an opportunity.
May 12, 2017, 3:01 AMIn context
Ben Schiller / Fast Company:
How money transfer startups like Circle, Abra, Transferwise, and WorldRemit are trying to shake up the $429B remittance market   —  A new class of startups is using bitcoin and the blockchain to drastically lower fees as they try to grab a share of the remittance market from old competitors like Western Union.
Apr 30, 2017, 7:35 PMIn context

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