RE/CODE NEWS AND CONTENT

Social

Twitter Suspends Troll Chuck Johnson — Are Its New Guidelines Actually Working?

This kind of tweet might have slipped through the system a few months back.

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May 24, 2015, 1:29 PM PDT

Culture

‘Hi, I’m Walt Mossberg …’

TV is hard sometimes, okay?

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May 24, 2015, 7:07 AM PDT

Mobile

BlackBerry Laying Off Workers in Handset Unit

The company will cut an undisclosed number of workers as it seeks to make its shrinking phone business profitable.

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May 23, 2015, 8:23 PM PDT

Voices

‘Tomorrowland’ (The Movie) And the Future of the Past

In science fiction, we have to stop looking backward for inspiration on how to look forward.

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May 23, 2015, 1:59 PM PDT

Policy

Mass Surveillance Program Faces Uncertain Fate as Senate Blocks NSA Bill

A measure to extend spy agencies’ bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records was blocked early Saturday morning.

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May 23, 2015, 7:48 AM PDT

Voices

A Field Guide to Apple Watch Neuroses (Comic)

Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac & Snaggy.

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May 22, 2015, 5:37 PM PDT

Mobile

HopSkipDrive Claims a Ride-Hailing First: Fingerprint Background Checks

Fingerprint checks are the gold standard, but make it harder to scale.

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May 22, 2015, 4:31 PM PDT

Commerce

Amazon’s U.K. Contract With Top Book Publisher Penguin Random House Set to Expire

If no agreement is reached by the deadline, Amazon could pull all Penguin Random House print and e-books from its U.K. online store.

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May 22, 2015, 3:03 PM PDT

Code Conf

Last (But Not Least) Code Speakers: Twitter’s Costolo and Periscope’s Beykpour

We’ll be livestreaming this one from my iPhone 6, natch!

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May 22, 2015, 1:00 PM PDT

Commerce

Snapchat Is Investing in Shopping App Spring

Another day, another messaging app that wants to explore e-commerce.

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May 22, 2015, 12:43 PM PDT

Media

Early BuzzFeed Employee Eric Harris Leaves

He joined in 2008, when BuzzFeed was very different — and much, much smaller.

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May 22, 2015, 12:41 PM PDT

Enterprise

Mobile

Bill Ford’s Venture Firm Invests in Lyft

Bill Ford has admitted that individual vehicle ownership may not be the future.

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May 22, 2015, 10:32 AM PDT

Code Conf

Hey Boo Boo Kitty: The Team Behind Hit TV Show ‘Empire’ Comes to Code

We’ll ask how the Cookie crumbles. As if.

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May 22, 2015, 6:00 AM PDT

Media

Apple Wants Local TV in Its Web TV Service, Which Could Lead to Delays

Do cord cutters want to watch local TV? Apple – and the TV networks – think so.

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May 22, 2015, 5:56 AM PDT

Re/code Daily

Twitter’s Unlikely Activist Investor: Chris Sacca

A Silicon Valley icon, not Icahn.

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May 22, 2015, 4:37 AM PDT

Code Conf

What to Expect When You’re Expecting Code (Video)

Here are the themes Kara and Walt plan to explore with this year’s speakers.

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May 22, 2015, 3:30 AM PDT