RE/CODE NEWS AND CONTENT

Media

The NFL’s Flirtation With the Web Is Over (For Now)

For now, at least: DirecTV locks up pro football’s “Sunday Ticket” package for eight years.

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October 1, 2014, 2:30 PM PDT

General

Target Date for Box IPO Slides Again

Box will now float its shares during its fiscal fourth quarter, ending in January.

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October 1, 2014, 2:04 PM PDT

Social

Facebook Apologizes to Drag Queens Over “Real Name” Policy

After initially deactivating drag queen accounts, Facebook has apologized.

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October 1, 2014, 12:33 PM PDT

Commerce

Wealthfront Hires MessageMe COO Ali Rosenthal to Run Partnerships

More firepower for an automated investment service aimed at millennials.

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October 1, 2014, 12:32 PM PDT

News Brief

Evernote’s Radical Plan to Kill Files

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October 1, 2014, 11:42 AM PDT

Culture

The Downtown Project Suicides: Can the Pursuit of Happiness Kill You?

Building a startup city in the desert is lonely and hard.

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October 1, 2014, 11:15 AM PDT

Media

Financial Times Editor Lionel Barber: “Now Software’s Driving the Journalism” (Q&A)

Print is still profitable, says Barber, even though two thirds of the FT’s readership is online.

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October 1, 2014, 10:00 AM PDT

Mobile

FCC Tells Broadcasters How Much They Might Clear by Selling Their Airwaves

Estimates may be high, but the FCC offers some guidance to station owners considering selling out in the upcoming auction.

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October 1, 2014, 9:30 AM PDT

News Brief

Houzz Raises $165 Million, Launches Online Store

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October 1, 2014, 9:27 AM PDT

News Brief

Tile Raises $13 Million to Help You Find Lost Things

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October 1, 2014, 9:17 AM PDT

Media

The New York Times’ App Plan Isn’t Working, So It’s Laying Off Staff

The New York Times thought it could find an audience for special-purpose apps. No luck so far, so cuts are coming.

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October 1, 2014, 7:24 AM PDT

Product News

Swarm Drones Take Flight on Indiegogo

DreamQii’s drones can fly together in a “swarm,” controlled via a mobile app.

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October 1, 2014, 6:00 AM PDT

General

Flying Like Saudi Royalty, Trading Your Kids for Wi-Fi and More #Mustreads

Here’s what $23,000 will get you on Singapore Airlines.

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October 1, 2014, 3:00 AM PDT

Mobile

Remember JibJab? They’re About to Enliven Your Messages.

The digital media studio launches a messaging app for personalized animated GIFs.

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September 30, 2014, 6:26 PM PDT