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Alice Truong / Quartz:
Dorsey gave 15M shares back to Square and Start Small Foundation, an organization to invest in local businesses and underserved communities, pledges 40M more   —  Jack Dorsey is giving almost 20% of Square to an organization serving struggling communities  —  Square CEO Jack Dorsey is donating …
Oct 15, 2015, 9:10 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Reed Hastings says recent switch to chip-enabled credit cards, and subscribers not updating payment records is partially to blame for slow US subscriber growth   —  Netflix is blaming slow US growth on the switch to chip-based credit cards  —  Netflix shares are down 7% in after-hours trading …
Oct 14, 2015, 7:10 PMIn context
Adam Pasick / Quartz:
Sources: Eric Schmidt-backed startup, The Groundwork, has become a major tech vendor to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign   —  The stealthy, Eric Schmidt-backed startup that's working to put Hillary Clinton in the White House  —  An under-the-radar startup funded by billionaire Eric Schmidt …
Oct 11, 2015, 9:00 PMIn context
Nikhil Sonnad / Quartz:
First look at Chinese OS NeoKylin, a Windows-like Linux system installed on 40% of commercial Dells sold in China   —  A first look at the Chinese operating system the government wants to replace Windows  —  Microsoft Windows is the dominant operating system in China, but the government is trying to encourage homegrown replacements.
Sep 24, 2015, 7:15 AMIn context
David Yanofsky / Quartz:
Waze considers reducing suggestions for dangerous left-hand turns that save time   —  The “Waze left” may be coming to an end  —  The navigation app Waze is beloved for exploiting shortcuts, avoiding traffic, and proving that the shortest distance between two points is not always a straight line.
Sep 22, 2015, 6:25 PMIn context
Josh Horwitz / Quartz:
Netflix to launch in Singapore, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan in early 2016   —  Netflix continues its quest for global domination with four crucial new markets in Asia  —  After spending years growing into one of the US's largest, most successful internet companies, Netflix is expanding aggressively in Asia.
Sep 9, 2015, 7:45 PMIn context
Keith Collins / Quartz:
A victim of the recent IRS breach that has affected over 330K Americans offers clues to how the attackers stole $50M by filing fraudulent tax returns   —  A rare detailed look inside the IRS's massive data breach, via a security expert who was a victim  —  Michael Kasper thought he was ahead …
Aug 31, 2015, 9:45 AMIn context
Alice Truong / Quartz:
Branch founder Josh Miller and Parse founder Ilya Sukhar have announced this week they are leaving Facebook   —  The founders of two Facebook-acquired startups are leaving the company  —  Within a day of each other, two founders of startups acquired by Facebook said they are departing the company.
Aug 29, 2015, 1:15 AMIn context
Alice Truong / Quartz:
Linden Lab working on an Oculus game similar to its Second Life offering codenamed Project Sansar, plans to release it before end of 2016   —  Could the Oculus Rift help give Second Life a second life?  —  Second Life—the online world once considered the hottest destination on the internet—never got much past a million users.
Aug 9, 2015, 1:05 PMIn context
Josh Horwitz / Quartz:
Chinese smartphone brands Vivo and Oppo make up roughly 15% of domestic shipments, gained by a focus on traditional retail   —  Two little-known smartphone brands are creeping up on Samsung and Xiaomi in China  —  This post has been updated with breaking market data.  —  First it was Xiaomi.
Aug 8, 2015, 11:30 AMIn context

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