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Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Ally, which makes goal-planning and execution management software for enterprises, raises $8M Series A led by Accel, bringing total raised to $11M   —  A Seattle startup has raised $8 million to fuel its quest to help companies stay on track and hit their goals in an era of rapid change for businesses, markets and industries.
Aug 25, 2019, 3:55 AMIn context
Claire Wardle / Scientific American:
Misinformation, spread by exploiting our eagerness to share content without thinking, has created a “new world disorder” that we need to safeguard against   —  Our willingness to share content without thinking is exploited to spread disinformation By Claire Wardle |
Aug 24, 2019, 2:05 AMIn context
Kashmir Hill / New York Times:
Users whose accounts have been disabled by Facebook say the opaque review process, the endless wait, and the inability to contact an employee can be maddening   —  For a decade, Christopher Reeves, an Uber driver in Seattle, used Facebook for everything: talking with friends, communicating with fellow drivers, meeting singles.
Aug 22, 2019, 10:45 AMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft, Google, Alibaba, Baidu, IBM, ARM, Intel, Red Hat, and others form the Confidential Computing Consortium to promote better data security practices   —  A number of big-name tech companies — including Microsoft, Google, Alibaba, Red Hat, IBM, and Intel — are joining forces …
Aug 21, 2019, 3:50 PMIn context
Whitney Kimball / Gizmodo:
A look at the many failed social networks launched since 2002, including Friendster, Myspace, Bebo, ConnectU, Path, Yik Yak, Orkut, Google+, and Vine   —  This week, we look at the ways the internet could have been—and could be—different.  —  Sixteen years ago, the sun set on Web 1.0 …
Aug 21, 2019, 3:00 PMIn context
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Homeis, a social network for immigrant communities and expats, raises $12M Series A led by Canaan and Spark Capital   —  Immigrating to a new country is not easy.  Culture shock is all too common for the hundreds of millions who leave their birthplace each year in search of better opportunities …
Aug 20, 2019, 1:35 PMIn context
Arielle Pardes / Wired:
Reddit to test live video streaming for users, from 9am to 5pm through the end of this week, to be entirely moderated by Reddit employees   —  ON FRIDAY, A series of cryptic posts began to appear on r/pan, a Reddit community that seemed to materialize out of nowhere.
Aug 19, 2019, 1:40 PMIn context
Tushar Mehta / XDA Developers:
Microsoft brings SMS Organizer, its Android app to filter spam texts and get smart notifications about bills, flights, and more, from India to Australia, UK, US   —  Microsoft's aspirations of creating and selling smartphones may have collapsed but its association with smartphones has not ended.
Aug 19, 2019, 1:35 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / New York Times:
Five years later, a deep dive into Gamergate's origins and how conspiracy-fed trolling tactics it took mainstream are now central to post-truth information wars   —  On August 15, 2014, an angry 20-something ex-boyfriend published a 9,425-word screed and set in motion a series of vile events that changed the way we fight online.
Aug 16, 2019, 12:15 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Interface:
Twitter's followable topics may open big new audiences for the company, as well as polarize them; Twitter still thinks its “trending” section can be fixed   —  On Wednesday, Twitter invited reporters to its headquarters in San Francisco for an update on improvements to the product.
Aug 14, 2019, 9:50 PMIn context

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