RE/CODE NEWS AND CONTENT

Enterprise

Oracle Shares Rise as Q2 Beats Street Estimates

A rare beat after falling short three quarters in a row.

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December 17, 2014, 2:49 PM PST

Mobile

Sprint Sued by Feds Over “Cramming” as FCC Readies $105 Million Fine

Sprint joins AT&T and T-Mobile in getting slammed by federal officials for allowing unauthorized third-party charges.

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December 17, 2014, 10:31 AM PST

Social

Facebook Adds Another PayPal Executive, Stan Chudnovsky, to Messenger Team

The former growth VP at PayPal will join Facebook in February.

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December 17, 2014, 10:30 AM PST

Voices

Failure Sucks

In Silicon Valley, there’s a lot of talk about failure — there’s almost a celebration of failure.

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December 17, 2014, 9:01 AM PST

Culture

Zendesk Co-Founder Mikkel Svane Writes a Memoir

“Apparently, unless you are Steve Jobs, CEOs are not supposed to allude to recreational drug use.”

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December 17, 2014, 9:00 AM PST

News Brief

BlackBerry Classic Launches Today Unlocked for $449

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December 17, 2014, 8:59 AM PST

Social

Anonymous App Rooms Growing Slowly — And That’s Okay for Facebook

Facebook: Poor App Store rankings don’t mean much for Rooms.

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December 17, 2014, 8:00 AM PST

Media

Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar Pulls Back the Curtain on Vessel, His YouTube Rival

It will cost you $3 a month to see YouTube stars’ videos before they show up on YouTube.

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December 17, 2014, 8:00 AM PST

Commerce

Amazon Workers in Germany Extend Strike

Germany is Amazon’s second-biggest market behind the United States.

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December 17, 2014, 7:50 AM PST

Media

Rival Studios Urge Theaters to Drop Sony’s “The Interview” Over Terror Threat

Carmike Cinemas has already dropped the film. Who’s next?

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December 17, 2014, 6:44 AM PST

Commerce

Thrillist Hires New Commerce Chief as JackThreads Founder Departs

Mark Walker has held executive roles at Rue La La, Dockers and Gap.

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December 17, 2014, 6:18 AM PST

Media

Raine Group Adds Online Video Pioneer Mika Salmi as Adviser

Remember AtomFilms? Yeah, that guy.

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December 17, 2014, 5:45 AM PST

Media

Smiletime Tries Reinventing Web Video, Using Some Familiar Ideas

The Web lets you do a lot more than just watch video.

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December 17, 2014, 3:30 AM PST

Media

Next for Yext? Digital Presence Service Buys Dutch Startup InnerBalloons.

This first international acquisition will serve as the hub of the digital presence management service’s European expansion.

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December 17, 2014, 12:51 AM PST

Science

Sean Parker Gives $24 Million to Stanford to Study Food Allergies

Parker suffers from severe food allergies, and now he’s hoping to help fund a cure.

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December 17, 2014, 12:01 AM PST

Security

Sony Hack Attack: Here Come the Lawsuits

“Sony made a business decision to accept the risk of losses associated with being hacked.”

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December 16, 2014, 7:16 PM PST

Mobile

FCC Eyes $105 Million Fine for Sprint Over Phone Bill “Cramming”

Final decision due within weeks.

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December 16, 2014, 3:48 PM PST