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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
Sean Captain / Fast Company:
Anki unveils Vector home robot that can detect your face, answer questions, and play games, shipping in October for $249.99, says it has sold 1.5M robots   —  If there's a robot uprising anytime soon, it seems unlikely to start in our living rooms.  Robotic vacuums like Roomba sell well because they are so handy.
Aug 9, 2018, 6:10 AMIn context
Robert Safian / Fast Company:
Profile of Spotify CEO Daniel Ek on how his character has been central to the company's evolution and his plan to get the music industry dependent on Spotify   —  Daniel Ek [Photo: Tim Richardson; Set designer: Lauren Bahr at Kate Ryan Inc,; groomer: Alex LaMarsh]
Aug 7, 2018, 4:40 AMIn context
Peter Burrows / Fast Company:
How Doppler Labs, a failed startup that demoed an in-ear computer in 2016, may have influenced development of similar technologies at Amazon, Apple, and Google   —  In October 2016, an impressive group of tech industry royalty took the time to get a demonstration of a product from a startup called Doppler Labs.
Aug 4, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
Ainsley Harris / Fast Company:
Adaptive learning company DreamBox, which makes tools to help students learn math, raises $130M from TPG's The Rise Fund   —  Dreambox is now one of the best-funded startups in education-and its CEO is leading the way for black women looking to raise private dollars
Jul 31, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Ainsley Harris / Fast Company:
RaiseMe, a San Francisco-based startup that uses micro-scholarships to motivate students, raises $15M Series B to support expansion into community colleges   —  For many high school students, it's hard to feel motivated by the connection between getting an “A” in trigonometry and getting into college.
Jul 30, 2018, 8:40 AMIn context
Jared Newman / Fast Company:
Amazon announces Alexa Cast, a new feature that lets users control tracks playing on Alexa-enabled speakers from the Amazon Music app on a phone   —  Listening to Amazon Music on Echo speakers just got easier with a new feature called Alexa Cast.  While using Amazon Music on a phone or tablet …
Jul 26, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context
Scott Porch / Fast Company:
How Comcast is moving beyond the set top box as it rolls out its Xfinity X1 interface on smart TVs, starting with betas on Roku TV and some Samsung TVs   —  If you'd like to use the interface on Comcast's Xfinity X1 set-top box—and you should, it's fantastic—but aren't so sure about the box itself, stay tuned.
Jul 20, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
Slack announces improvements to search, including a new UI, filters, personalized search, and more   —  For years, organizations have been pouring essential knowledge into Slack.  Getting it back out again wasn't all that easy—until now.  —  Five years ago, Slack was an unknown business …
Jul 10, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context
Scott Porch / Fast Company:
A look at the efforts of podcast platforms like Stitcher and Castbox to supplement their free ad supported offerings with premium content   —  Your favorite free podcast probably won't charge you anytime soon.  But CastBox's premium-content platform is among the new ways podcasters are getting paid.
Jun 30, 2018, 10:00 PMIn context

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