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Ben Popper / The Verge:
Kickstarter debuts Drip, a service that lets fans subscribe to their favorite creators, in limited beta; sources says 7 out of 8 top execs have left since July   —  When Kickstarter launched in 2009, there was nothing quite like it: a platform where creators could launch a project with a funding goal …
Nov 15, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Ben Popper / The Verge:
YouTube says it will age-restrict flagged videos that make “inappropriate use of family-friendly characters” to logged-in users 18 or older   —  Videos that violate policy will now be age restricted  —  Earlier this week, a report in The New York Times and a blog post on Medium drew …
Nov 9, 2017, 10:20 PMIn context
Ben Popper / The Verge:
Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook's efforts to prevent abuse will cut into future profits as company plans to double employees to police its platform   —  Under fire, the social network plans to spend big on security  —  Facebook was front and center in the news today, testifying before legislators …
Nov 1, 2017, 9:15 PMIn context
Ben Popper / The Verge:
YouTube TV debuts a standalone app for Android TV and Xbox One devices today, coming to Apple TV, smart TVs in coming weeks; no plans shared for Amazon app   —  The video giant's pay TV effort is expanding  —  Over the last five years, major cable and satellite television providers in the US …
Oct 30, 2017, 12:37 PMIn context
Ben Popper / The Verge:
Profile of David Hall, CEO and founder of Velodyne, who designed the rotating LIDAR system now used by 13 automakers and at least 22 big tech firms   —  No matter what it took, David Hall was going to kill that clown.  He maneuvered Drillzilla for another ramming run.
Oct 22, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Ben Popper / The Verge:
YouTube has a new look and, for the first time, a new logo   —  Taking the “Tube” out of its tube  —  For the last 12 years, YouTube's logo has been a pair of anachronisms wrapped inside each other.  “We have the word tube in a tube,” says Christopher Bettig, the head of YouTube's art department.
Aug 29, 2017, 11:13 AMIn context
Ben Popper / The Verge:
Alphabet beats estimates with profits up 29% YoY on strong ad sales, stock rises by 3% after hours   —  Google, along with Facebook, now dominates online advertising  —  The Interactive Advertising Bureau released its annual report yesterday on the state of the digital ad market.
Apr 27, 2017, 7:40 PMIn context
The Verge:
How the H-1B visa program has become a gateway for companies to replace US tech staff with foreign workers earning less and receiving fewer benefits   —  In the summer of 2014, Craig Diangelo thought he was on the path to an easy retirement.  A veteran of the tech industry, Diangelo got his start as a Cobalt programmer in the 1970s.
Apr 23, 2017, 12:10 AMIn context
Ben Popper / The Verge:
YouTube says it will only allow channels with 10K lifetime views to monetize videos, to help make sure revenue flows only to those who play by the rules   —  The rule change is meant to weed out bad actors  —  Five years ago, YouTube opened their partner program to everyone.
Apr 6, 2017, 3:10 PMIn context
The Verge:
Verizon is primed to become ad-tracking giant and take full advantage of an impotent FCC, using consumer data without permission, as it's done with supercookies   —  Zombie adtech is coming to kill Google  —  Two seemingly unrelated things happened Monday that actually point directly at the future of the internet:
Apr 5, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context

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