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Sam Rutherford / Gizmodo:
Google is testing Shoelace, a hyper-local social networking iOS and Android app, based on shared interests around events and activities, starting in NYC   —  Google has never made a successful social network, but you have to give the company some credit for never giving up.
Jul 11, 2019, 12:45 PMIn context
Julia Alexander / The Verge:
At E3, console makers and game publishers, including Ubisoft, Microsoft, and Google, touted subscription services as they race to become the “Netflix for games”   —  The race to become “Netflix for Games” is on  —  With the first details coming out around the next Xbox and PlayStation …
Jun 13, 2019, 8:25 PMIn context
Shivani Vora / New York Times:
Uber debuts Uber Copter, a helicopter service starting July 9 in New York, to ferry customers between Lower Manhattan and JFK for $200-$225 per person   —  For an 8-minute, one-way flight, the average ride will cost between $200 and $225 per person and include private ground transportation on both ends of the trip.
Jun 6, 2019, 7:15 AMIn context
Paul Tassi / Forbes:
Report details how game publishers are paying top streamers, with 15K+ concurrent viewers, $25,000-$50,000 an hour to stream a new game and build buzz   —  The past few years have been full of impressive achievements in the realm of professional gaming, whether it's enormous prize pools …
May 20, 2019, 7:25 AMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Profile of David Carroll, whose two-year fight to reclaim his data from Cambridge Analytica has brought to light large questions around data privacy   —  David Carroll has been locked in a legal war to force the infamous company to turn over its files on him.  He's won a battle, but the struggle continues.
Jan 27, 2019, 12:35 AMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
How projects like Ocean Protocol, Oasis, Enigma, and SingularityNET use blockchain for AI research hoping to curb the dominance of big tech in the field   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Pairing artificial intelligence and the blockchain might be what you would expect from a scammer looking to make a quick buck in 2018.
Oct 21, 2018, 11:05 PMIn context
Harold Goldberg / Vulture:
Inside the making of Rockstar Games' Red Dead Redemption 2 from a 2,000 page script, with 300K animations and 500K lines of dialogue with 700 voice actors   —  You can't simply stroll into the Manhattan offices of Rockstar Games.  If you make it past the downstairs lobby and up the elevator, a thick metal door blocks your way.
Oct 15, 2018, 8:20 AMIn context
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
As it refreshes its brand, a look at the past, present, and future of Evernote, which started in 2002 and has 225M registered users worldwide   —  “Why the hell are we here today?”  —  Chris O'Neill, Evernote's CEO, is addressing an audience made up of the company's employees in a tent pitched …
Aug 14, 2018, 3:30 PMIn 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
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Inside OGUSERS, a forum to trade social media and gaming handles, often stolen via “SIM hijacking” where phone numbers are stolen via carrier's customer service   —  Meet the hackers who flip seized Instagram handles and cryptocurrency in a shady, buzzing underground market for stolen accounts and usernames.
Jul 17, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context

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