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Jessi Hempel / Backchannel:
How BitTorrent has failed to find a successful business model despite its widely used protocol and has pursued a costly, fruitless path under new leadership   —  How a group of valley outsiders blew through the company's cash and nearly left it for dead.  —  Last April, a pair …
Jan 14, 2017, 8:25 PM - In context

Mathew Ingram / Fortune:
Instagram will put full-screen, auto-playing ads in its Stories feature, which now has 150M daily active users five months after launch   —  If you're one of the millions of Instagram users who likes the service's recently added “Stories” sharing feature, get ready to see more ads inserted between your friends' clips in the near future.
Jan 11, 2017, 9:20 AM - In context

Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Fake stories flagged by two or more unpaid third-parties like Snopes and AP will get warning labels, lower ranking on News Feed, but will remain shareable   —  Snopes, FactCheck.org, Politifact, ABC News, and AP will help Facebook make good on four of the six promises Mark Zuckerberg …
Dec 15, 2016, 1:45 PM - In context

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Commenting platform Disqus lays off 20% of its workforce, or 11 people, as it shifts business models to focus on data services for publishers and advertisers   —  Some downsizing and refocusing is underway at Disqus, the startup incubated at Y-Combinator that became an early mover in the business …
Dec 14, 2016, 3:00 PM - In context

Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Source: Spotify backs away from SoundCloud acquisition after months of talks to focus on IPO   —  The digital music marriage that many wanted to happen isn't happening after all.  Spotify has given up on its latest effort to buy SoundCloud following months of talks between the two …
Dec 8, 2016, 12:10 PM - In context

Lora Kolodny / TechCrunch:
Hacker News, the discussion site run by Y Combinator, is holding a Political Detox Week as an experiment, banning political content   —  Can social media even exist without political debate?  What about trolls?  Hacker News, the social news site run by Y Combinator, is trying to find out.
Dec 7, 2016, 4:00 AM - In context

Merissa Marr / Columbia Journalism Review:
Three years after launch, The Information has a reporting staff of 10, is cash-flow positive, and juggles a closed-club feel with aggressive reporting   —  On the astro-turfed rooftop of a SoHo penthouse this summer, a mix of tech executives, investors, and B-list celebrities sipped Champagne …
Dec 4, 2016, 10:20 AM - In context

Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Digg CEO Gary Liu leaves to take up CEO role at Alibaba-owned South China Morning Post; Digg's editorial director Anna Dubenko also leaving for a job at the NYT   —  Digg, the former internet sensation, is losing the CEO that has nursed it back to good health.
Nov 24, 2016, 9:00 AM - In context

Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
How Facebook's fake news problem emerged as it emphasized real-time content, with debut of mobile Share button in 2012 and hashtags and Trending in mid-2013   —  As Facebook attempted to capture the fast-moving energy of the news cycle from Twitter, and shied away from policing political content …
Nov 21, 2016, 3:50 PM - In context

Kara Swisher / Recode:
AOL to lay off 500 employees, or 5% of its staff, today in its corporate units; CEO says resources will be shifted to mobile, video, and data offerings   —  There will be more changes next year if the deal to buy Yahoo is completed.  —  AOL will announce layoffs of 5 percent of its staff today …
Nov 17, 2016, 8:20 AM - In context




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