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Bruce Jenner Interview Serves As “Ellen” Moment for Transgender Movement

It’s been a big year for transgender awareness. Laverne Cox, star of “Orange is the New Black,” graced the cover of Time Magazine. And President Obama used the word transgender in this year’s State of the Union address, becoming the first president to do so. But it seems likely that Bruce Jenner’s interview with Diane Sawyer […]

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April 25, 2015, 4:45 PM PDT

Commerce

With New Launches, Amazon Plans for Day When Product Sales No Longer Lead to Growth

The launch of Amazon Destinations and Amazon Home Services point toward a new approach for the e-commerce giant.

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April 25, 2015, 4:00 PM PDT

General

Google Exec Dan Fredinburg Killed in Nepal Earthquake

He “died chasing his dreams” at the base camp of Mount Everest.

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April 25, 2015, 12:45 PM PDT

Media

Why YouTube Should Fear Facebook, the NHL Playoffs Edition

It’s a classic push vs. pull distribution battle.

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April 25, 2015, 9:20 AM PDT

General

Capital Gains: IVP Raises $1.4 Billion for New Fund, Oscar Joins the Unicorns

And a defense contractor bought your local high school’s porn-blocker.

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April 25, 2015, 6:11 AM PDT

Gaming

Where Are All the Educational Video Games for Adults?

There are learning games for babies, and for toddlers, and for children, and for students. What about everyone else?

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April 24, 2015, 1:08 PM PDT

Policy

EU Antitrust Case Against Google Based on 19 Complainants

The list includes Microsoft, Yelp, Expedia and a number of smaller European companies.

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April 24, 2015, 12:49 PM PDT

Commerce

Bitcoin Exchange ItBit Seeks New York Banking License

Approval would make itBit the first bitcoin company to be regulated as a bank in the United States.

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April 24, 2015, 12:14 PM PDT

Voices

Why Comcast Needed an Excuse to Turn Its Attention Elsewhere

Despite the obvious egg on the face, Comcast executives will soon realize that losing this deal is one of the better things to happen in a long time.

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April 24, 2015, 11:59 AM PDT

Voices

Crisis Center (Comic)

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

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April 24, 2015, 11:09 AM PDT

Mobile

Apple Watch Line Wraps Around Block, but Not at Apple Store

What’s an Apple product launch without a line? Just somewhere else.

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April 24, 2015, 9:41 AM PDT

Social

Nextdoor Nabs Former Square Design Director Paco Viñoly to Help Build Its Brand

The neighborhood social network has a new VP of Design.

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April 24, 2015, 8:00 AM PDT

Enterprise

Investors and Analysts Are Losing Their Minds Over Amazon’s AWS Numbers

Amazon’s stock surged 15 percent on Friday morning in the wake of Amazon’s first disclosure about the health of its AWS business.

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April 24, 2015, 7:35 AM PDT

Policy

Money Can’t Buy Everything, Comcast Learns as Deal Implodes

It’s pricy, long-term investment in President Obama and Democrats has fallen flat.

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April 24, 2015, 7:00 AM PDT

Gaming

Video Games Can Change You — If You Want to Change

“It’s so dark and so depressing, how are you going to keep people playing?”

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April 24, 2015, 6:30 AM PDT

Policy

“Today, We Move On”: Comcast Officially Kills Time Warner Cable Deal.

Word from CEOs Brian Roberts and Rob Marcus.

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April 24, 2015, 5:34 AM PDT

Re/code Daily

Comcast-Time Warner Cable is Gone. Broadband Monopolies are Still Here.

But the status-quo remains.

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April 24, 2015, 3:59 AM PDT