RE/CODE NEWS AND CONTENT

Policy

Hotels Withdraw Request to Block Personal Wi-Fi Hotspots

Both the hotel industry and Marriott throw in the towel, after FCC officials expressed disapproval.

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January 30, 2015, 2:08 PM PST

News Brief

Sega Will Cut Hundreds of Jobs, Shutter San Francisco Studio

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January 30, 2015, 11:44 AM PST

Voices

Blizzards (Comic)

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

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January 30, 2015, 11:30 AM PST

Mobile

T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon Win Spectrum in FCC Auction That Raised $41.3 Billion

That’s slightly less than the nearly $45 billion in total bids due to various discounts and incentives.

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January 30, 2015, 10:11 AM PST

Social

Vine Rolls Out Children’s Version of Six-Second Video App

Who’s thinking of the children? Vine, that’s who.

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January 30, 2015, 9:30 AM PST

News Brief

How Quora Plans to Sidestep Google’s Algorithm

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January 30, 2015, 8:52 AM PST

Media

Viki Video Site Founder Leaves CEO Spot, Stays at Rakuten

Razmig Hovaghimian will stay on at the Japanese e-commerce conglomerate, in multiple roles.

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January 30, 2015, 8:40 AM PST

Commerce

The Startup Behind Amazon’s Best-Rated Mattress Is Opening Its First Store

Tuft & Needle is opening its first retail store this summer in San Francisco.

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January 30, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Media

Commerce

Why Investors Are Going Bananas Over Amazon’s Holiday Results

Fourth-quarter results were ho-hum, until you look at some specific areas of significant growth.

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January 30, 2015, 6:50 AM PST

General

Jay-Z to Snap Up Music Streamer Aspiro in $56 Million Deal

Shares in Aspiro, which runs music streaming service WiMP, leapt 59 percent in early trading.

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January 30, 2015, 6:20 AM PST

Culture

British Teens Launch Space Lounges, Apple Store-ish Coffee Shops

“Space Lounge is on a mission to bring fun back to High Street.”

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January 30, 2015, 6:00 AM PST

Social

Secret Co-Founder Chrys Bader Departs Company

Bader leaves just over a month after a massive redesign.

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January 29, 2015, 6:32 PM PST

General

Delhi Uber Passenger Who Alleges Driver Rape Sues in U.S.

The victim claims the company failed to maintain basic safety procedures.

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January 29, 2015, 3:17 PM PST

Media

Yahoo a Takeover Target? Not So Fast.

Don’t forget about Yahoo Japan. And Softbank. And Masa Son.

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January 29, 2015, 2:54 PM PST

Science

Scientists Agree: Americans Don’t Know Much About Science

A new Pew study suggests the gap between scientists and the general public on issues from evolution to education is wide.

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January 29, 2015, 1:43 PM PST

Commerce

Amazon Crushes Q4 Earnings on Back of Huge Prime Membership Growth

Profit. Actual profit!

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January 29, 2015, 1:20 PM PST

Gaming

Kabam Cuts Back on Third-Party Publishing as Revenue Tops $400 Million

Third-party games did not succeed “at the volume we planned,” Kabam’s CEO said.

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January 29, 2015, 1:09 PM PST