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The company that aims to be the charity of the internet has a bit of a fraud problem.
• June 23, 2017
Only social media can ban you from social media
On Monday, the Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina law that made it a felony for registered sex offenders to use Facebook and other social media sites. It’s a monumental decision — one of the first to grapple with the complex relationship between the internet and the First Amendment. It all began with a […]
• June 21, 2017
Podcast data miners hit paydirt
Soon, the app will give ‘casters detailed insights into how many plays a given podcast episode gets, which parts users skip over, and where users are listening.
• June 13, 2017
We’ll rub your back if you rub ours
After 2 years in “stealth mode,” Carmera launched publicly, aiming to create good 3D maps that anyone can use. But they're doing it a little differently.
• June 9, 2017
You can finish this story later…
Or now. Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom has a 5-minute trick to beating procrastination.
• June 9, 2017
True Hollywood Story: LaCroix
Recently, your mom's favorite bubbly water has become a millennial media darling.
• June 8, 2017
HATE annoying banner ads? READ HERE
Obnoxious, click-baity ads are the worst, so Google plans on installing a native ad blocker directly into its Chrome browser.
• June 5, 2017
You go that way, we'll go this way
Food delivery startups are dropping like flies. But against all odds, one of them filed for IPO yesterday.
• June 2, 2017
Baywatch Tomato score: certified sore loser
In a dramatic twist of events, producers of box office flop, Baywatch, are now blaming Rotten Tomatoes for their movies’ poor performance.
• June 1, 2017
Iceland’s new Costco is on fire
Not literally, but the first Costco branch opened in Reykjavik, Iceland last week and people are. Jacked. Up.
• May 31, 2017
Why ‘tock-tick’ sounds so, so wrong
• May 26, 2017
Took you long enough…
• May 25, 2017
“I believe the future belongs to AI”
That’s 19-year-old world champion Ke Jie upon a recently losing a game of Go to Google’s AlphaGo robot.
• May 24, 2017
Necessity is the mother of invention
• May 10, 2017
Whirlpool wants to recommend… recipes?
The world’s largest maker of home appliances like fridges, ovens -- and yes, washing machines -- just acquired recipe search engine, Yummly.
• May 5, 2017
Home off the range
In a blog post titled “Hanging up my spurs,” VC cowboy Chris Sacca announced he’s retiring from investing and heading back to his house on the prairie.
• April 27, 2017
Return of the Mark
The F8 conference rages on and yesterday, Regina Dugan, the head of Facebook’s experimental technologies unit, Building 8, revealed that the company is developing a brain-computer interface that allows people to think-to-type at 100 words per minute. Oh, and also technology that lets the skin on your body mimic the function of an eardrum — […]
• April 20, 2017
Giving the squeaky tweet some grease
Twitter’s annual shareholder meeting is coming up soon, and there’s a new idea on the table: Turning the company into a cooperative.
• April 10, 2017
The Bloomberg terminal bubble finally burst
Last year, the number of Bloomberg terminals, which let bankers analyze real-time financial market data and place trades, dropped for the second time since the company’s creation in 1981.
• March 29, 2017
And the fastest growing app in America is…
• March 27, 2017
Surviving vs. Thriving
• March 10, 2017
Jimmy Buffett’s margarita village
He’s leveraging his aging lifestyle brand to build a real-life Margaritaville for old people.
• March 9, 2017
The crockpot cult leader
Last summer, the smash hit of Amazon Prime Day wasn’t a tablet, a flat-screen, or fancy VR goggles… It was the Instant Pot, a multi-function electric pressure cooker, which also doubles as a rice cooker, crockpot, saute pan, steamer, yogurt maker, and stockpot. Dang. During the 24-hour online sale, the Instant Pot sold more than […]
• March 8, 2017
CNNgo is CNN’s answer to Netflix
CNN is shifting gears to reach to ‘cord-nevers’ with long-form original productions that are free to anyone, whether or not they have a cable subscription.
• March 7, 2017
Uber wants employees to be “perf”
The company now faces criticism for its controversial employee ranking system.
• February 28, 2017
#Fakecomments: A Reddit scandal
Companies pay money for people posing as genuine users to promote their work or shift public opinion. Huh, ya think you know a site...
• February 27, 2017
This film might just save the planet
And no, we’re not talking about a movie.
• February 10, 2017
Greenlight: The debit card for kids
The company is offering parents cash-free control.
• February 6, 2017
Airbnb with the (potential) purchase of the year
• January 25, 2017
NYC restaurants are ghosting us
See, Leafage is just one of the “ghost restaurants” created by the company Green Summit, each with its own unique menu and branding, all operating out of the same kitchen in New York.
• January 23, 2017
Everyone is baking — and entrepreneurs are rising up to meet the demand
The restaurant owner who asked for 1-star Yelp reviews
The worst sales promotion in history
Why nobody ever wins the car at the mall
How small business owners survived the Great Recession
New business ideas and the best way to capitalize.
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