RE/CODE NEWS AND CONTENT

General

Movies Based on Videogames Suck. Do They Have To?

A troubled history of cinematic adaptations, by the numbers.

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July 27, 2014, 3:03 PM PDT

General

Re/code on TV: Amazon Falls Short and Google Gets Healthy

The big bosses take a break from scoops and reviews to share insight into the week’s major stories.

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July 27, 2014, 11:29 AM PDT

Media

Nerdist Knocks YouTube’s Stickiness, Commenters at Comic-Con

“YouTube is a bunch of 13-year-olds who are like, ‘Look at me, I am unattended!’”

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July 27, 2014, 9:40 AM PDT

Science

Can a Robot Hitchhike Across Canada Using Only Its Charm and Good Looks?

HitchBot’s cross-country adventure begins on Sunday.

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July 27, 2014, 8:35 AM PDT

General

Re/wind: Amazon Falls Short, Facebook Goes Long

This week in tech, brought to you by Re/code.

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July 26, 2014, 4:07 PM PDT

Science

Narcissistic CEOs Are the Best! Until They’re Not.

Egotistical leaders may drive up stock prices — for a while.

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July 26, 2014, 3:10 PM PDT

Science

The Sixth Extinction Is Here — And It’s Our Fault

And it’s only likely to get worse.

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July 26, 2014, 1:55 PM PDT

Science

Study: California Could Run Entirely on Renewables by 2050

Bonus: It could also add 220,000 jobs.

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July 26, 2014, 11:42 AM PDT

General

Your Favorite 80s Hacking Scenes, Now All in One Place

Shall we play a game? Like, totally.

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July 26, 2014, 8:39 AM PDT

Voices

A Breakdown of Your 40 Facebook Minutes (Comic)

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

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July 25, 2014, 3:47 PM PDT

Voices

Policy

Cellphone Unlocking Bill Clears House, Heads to Obama

Phone unlocking had been made illegal by a 2012 ruling from the Library of Congress.

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July 25, 2014, 1:34 PM PDT

Policy

NFL Drive to Save Sports TV Blackouts Gains Steam

Hundreds of comments from football fans have flooded the FCC as the NFL finally ups its lobbying campaign.

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July 25, 2014, 1:20 PM PDT

Media

Does This Post Make My Ad Look Fat?

Facebook wants to know.

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July 25, 2014, 1:11 PM PDT

Media

Urban Airship Aims to Move On From CEO’s Assault Allegations (Memo)

The push notifications company plans to use the upheaval as an opportunity to become a leader around diversity issues.

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July 25, 2014, 11:45 AM PDT

Mobile

Bose Seeks Sales Ban on Some Beats Headphones, Claiming Patent Infringement

Bose filed an International Trade Commission complaint and a federal patent infringement lawsuit.

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July 25, 2014, 11:24 AM PDT

Media

Vevo, the Giant Music Video Site, Tries to Fix Itself Before It Sells Itself

The music video site loses money, but the music labels that own it make money. Are they willing to change that to find a buyer?

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July 25, 2014, 10:37 AM PDT

Code Red

Code/red: Amazon Prone

Plus, Feathersaurus Rex, Stephen Colbert on wireless charging and HP’s Chubby Checker suit resolved.

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July 25, 2014, 10:25 AM PDT