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Sarah Kessler / Fast Company:
Inside Facebook's Globe-Trotting Quest To Improve Its Feature Phone Experience   —  In an effort to improve the Facebook experience on the simple, cheap “feature phones” prevalent in emerging markets, a pair of Facebook researchers spent most of last July conducting user research in Indonesia, India, and Nigeria.
Jul 24, 2013, 8:05 PMIn context
Nicole Laporte / Fast Company:
Meet Former XBox Boss Don Mattrick, Who Just Left Microsoft To Turn Around Zynga   —  News that Don Mattrick is leaving Microsoft as president of the company's Interactive Entertainment unit to run Zynga was a shock when it broke on Monday—to Microsoft, in particular.
Jul 2, 2013, 10:45 AMIn context
Anya Kamenetz / Fast Company:
Airbnb Announces Tool To Shelter Disaster Victims   —  THE EMERGENCY HOUSING TOOL IS DESIGNED TO BE UP AND RUNNING IN 30 MINUTES OR LESS.  —  Today Airbnb announced a new tool to quickly connect those in need of shelter with those offering it in the aftermath of a disaster.
Jun 11, 2013, 6:45 PMIn context
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Google's Eric Schmidt On Data Privacy: The Internet Needs A Delete Button   —  With so much data being collected about us online, can our offline identities ever be divorced from our web personas?  Today, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt offered a simple solution for kids being brought …
May 7, 2013, 9:05 AMIn context
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Facebook Turns Off Website Internally To Force Mobile Development   —  Just how important is mobile to Facebook?  According to Facebook product manager Josh Williams, the former CEO of Gowalla, the social network's push toward mobility is crucial enough to its strategy to turn off Facebook's website internally.
Mar 22, 2013, 6:55 PMIn context
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Starbucks's Shoddy Square Rollout Baffles Baristas, Confuses Customers   —  The Starbucks clerk was at a loss.  I had just ordered a mocha Frappuccino and asked to pay with Square, a service that allows customers to purchase goods at the coffeehouse chain via their smartphone.  “What?
Mar 20, 2013, 2:55 PMIn context
Elizabeth Spiers / Fast Company:
Exclusive: Eric Lefkofsky's First Interview As Groupon's CEO   —  The chairman and cofounder of the beleaguered company defends daily deals, opens up about its problems, and tries to redefine the service as a next-generation Costco.  —  Where was Groupon chairman and cofounder Eric Lefkosky …
Mar 13, 2013, 8:00 PMIn context
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
Vevo To Launch Traditional TV Channel, Graduate From YouTube   —  Today at SXSW, Vevo plans to introduce Vevo TV, a “fully programmed, linear, 24/7, lean-back experience,” CEO Rio Caraeff tells Fast Company, which he stresses will be “more TV-like” than the traditional Vevo experience.
Mar 12, 2013, 1:05 PMIn context
Kit Eaton / Fast Company:
Google Joins NFC Forum's Board Of Directors, As Our Wireless Pay Future Comes Into Focus   —  Google wants a driving seat in wireless payment and data tech.  —  Google was already a “Principal” member of the NFC Forum, an industry body with a mission to advance all the different aspects of Near Field Communications wireless tech.
Mar 6, 2013, 8:25 AMIn context
Elizabeth Spiers / Fast Company:
Exclusive: Andrew Mason's Last Interview As Groupon CEO   —  One month ago, I interviewed then-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason for a forthcoming Fast Company feature on the future of Groupon.  His performance—at turns, defensive, weary, combative, and naïve—foreshadowed his firing on Thursday.
Mar 1, 2013, 8:40 PMIn context

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