Techmeme

Results 1 - 10 of about 1401:

Emily Dreyfuss / Wired:
During his TED 2019 interview, Jack Dorsey evaded questions about the state of Twitter by providing vague answers, frustrating the interviewers and the audience   —  ON TUESDAY, JACK Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter, came to TED 2019 to answer for the sins of his platform.
Apr 16, 2019, 10:25 PMIn context
Wired:
Interviews with 65 current and former employees on the meltdown inside Facebook over the last 15 months as the Cambridge Analytica scandal unfolded   —  Scandals.  Backstabbing.  Resignations.  Record profits.  Time Bombs.  In early 2018, Mark Zuckerberg set out to fix Facebook.
Apr 16, 2019, 7:20 AMIn context
Zachary Crockett / The Hustle:
An inside look at the underbelly of Amazon's fake review economy; in March 2019 alone, Amazon was hit by 2M+ unverified reviews, 99.6% of which were 5 stars   —  I spent two weeks in the underbelly of Amazon's fake review economy — and emerged questioning our collective trust in the stars.
Apr 15, 2019, 10:30 AMIn context
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
Profile of Amazon's HR chief Beth Galetti, the highest-ranking woman at the company and the only woman on the 18-person “S-Team” that reports directly to Bezos   —  Amazon's HR chief, former engineer Beth Galetti, is hiring hundreds of people a day.  As the company's workforce swells, so do her challenges.
Apr 13, 2019, 2:00 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Dashlane, a popular password manager and identity management startup, raises $30M in debt financing, bringing its total raised to $100M+   —  Dashlane, a popular password manager and all-round identity management solution, has raised another $30 million in funding, the company announced today.
Apr 12, 2019, 6:25 PMIn context
Wired:
Facebook rolls out multiple changes to combat the spread of disinformation: demoting untrustworthy sources in News Feed, changes to how Groups work, and more   —  FACEBOOK IS TRYING to redefine authoritativeness on the internet as part of its efforts to fight the spread of misinformation and abuse on its platforms.
Apr 10, 2019, 1:10 PMIn context
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Qualcomm unveils Cloud AI 100, a chip slated to ship next year for AI inference at the edge, estimating peak performance to be over 3X that of Snapdragon 855   —  Qualcomm kicked off its annual AI Day conference in San Francisco with a bang.  It took the wraps off of three new system …
Apr 9, 2019, 4:25 PMIn context
Eric Feng:
Study: the App Store's Top 30 popular apps have been available to download for 5+ years on average in 2019, compared to less than two years on average in 2014   —  My current favorite podcast is Hit Parade, by music writer and Billboard chart historian Chris Molanphy at Slate.
Apr 8, 2019, 9:25 PMIn context
Brian Merchant / Gizmodo:
Once boastful of its plans to rely on 100% renewable energy for new datacenters, Amazon's quietly tamped down those ambitions   —  In 2014, Amazon announced that it would power its rapidly expanding fleet of data centers with 100 percent renewable energy.  Apple, Facebook, and Google …
Apr 8, 2019, 1:45 PMIn context
Ron Miller / TechCrunch:
Klaviyo, a Boston-based email marketing firm founded in 2012 that says it has 12,000 customers, raises $150M Series B from Summit Partners   —  Klaviyo, a Boston-based email marketing firm founded in 2012, went about building its email marketing business the old-fashioned way.
Apr 8, 2019, 10:35 AMIn context

Sponsor Posts

HERE Technologies:
How HERE Technologies guides today and tomorrow's vehicle systems  —  Today, our standard and HD mapping platform powers the most advanced connected car services, and is core technology in all levels of vehicle automation.
Smartsheet:
How I managed one of the largest supply chain mergers in US history  —  The merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax presented major challenges.  Read this firsthand account of how it was managed.
Zoho:
Zoho CRM named an April 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Sales Force Automation  —  Zoho CRM team is excited to announce that we have been recognized as an April 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Sales Force Automation.
Freshdesk:
Your Customers are Omnichannel, You Should Be Too  —  With Freshdesk Omnichannel Customer Support tool, find out how you can seamlessly support your customers across channels including phone, email, chat and social media.
Google Cloud:
What does the future of cloud computing hold  —  and what does this mean for businesses?  We looked at the data, talked to luminaries, and listened to customers across the world.  Here's what they said.