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Etsy Heads Toward an IPO

The online crafts marketplace plans on raising $100 million in its initial public offering.

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March 5, 2015, 4:09 AM PST

General

Judge Gives Preliminary Approval to $415 Million Settlement in No-Poaching Suit

A judge approved settlement amount in suit agains Apple, Google, Adobe Systems and Intel.

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March 4, 2015, 6:28 PM PST

Social

Some of Twitter’s Top Execs Create a New Investment Group, ‘#Angels’

The group, which includes current and former Twitter execs, is completely separate from the company.

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March 4, 2015, 4:55 PM PST

Voices

Magic Texting! (Comic)

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

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March 4, 2015, 4:40 PM PST

Commerce

Crafts Marketplace Etsy Files for IPO

The company said it intends to raise $100 million.

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March 4, 2015, 4:17 PM PST

Culture

Gaming

Oculus VR Will Go ‘Full Consumer’ With Samsung by Year’s End

Oculus VR’s CTO outlines the path to “a world with a billion people using virtual reality headsets.”

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March 4, 2015, 11:58 AM PST

Enterprise

IBM Buys AlchemyAPI to Boost Watson Computing Unit

AlchemyAPI’s software collects and analyzes unstructured text and data.

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March 4, 2015, 10:14 AM PST

Product News

First Look: Making Soup and Fixing Robots With HTC’s Vive Virtual Reality Headset

The HTC Vive provides a good view of what’s possible in the world of virtual reality.

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March 4, 2015, 10:00 AM PST

Media

Instagram ‘Carousel’ Feature Adds More Photos to Its Ads

More stuff to see, if you want to see it.

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March 4, 2015, 10:00 AM PST

Social

Nextdoor Nabs $110 Million and a Billion-Dollar Valuation

Nextdoor is now valued over $1.1 billion.

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March 4, 2015, 9:20 AM PST

General

John Doerr Testifies in Pao vs. Kleiner Perkins: Day Two Liveblog

The day resumes with Doerr’s continued questioning by the defense.

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March 4, 2015, 9:08 AM PST

Mobile

AT&T Pushes Ahead on Toll-Free Data Plans in Wake of Net Neutrality

What net neutrality? Wireless providers say toll-free data plans don’t hurt anyone.

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March 4, 2015, 7:55 AM PST

Voices

Full-Frontal Advertising: The Slow Reveal

The definition of “TV” has changed dramatically, and advertisers are beginning to catch up with cross-platform and cross-screen campaigns.

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March 4, 2015, 7:00 AM PST

Commerce

New Amazon Competitor Jet.com Hires E-Trade CMO

She’ll take the somewhat made-up-sounding title of Chief Customer Officer, but it’s a very real role.

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March 4, 2015, 6:18 AM PST

Code/Media

Vessel CEO Jason Kilar Wants You to Give Him Three Dollars a Month: The Code/Media Interview

The man behind Hulu has a new pitch: Instead of watching TV shows for free, he wants you to pay to watch YouTube stars.

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March 4, 2015, 6:00 AM PST

Re/code Daily

Alibaba’s Cloud Comes to America

The Chinese tech behemoth is launching its first U.S. data center today.

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March 4, 2015, 3:52 AM PST

Gaming

Nvidia Announces a $199 Smart TV That’s Also a Game-Streaming Console

The Nvidia Shield runs on Android TV and can play both native Android games and PC games streamed online.

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March 3, 2015, 8:13 PM PST

Gaming

Google’s Gaming Guy on “Transmogrified Reality” and Lessons Learned From Glass

“Head-mounted displays and interacting with the real world are actually really hard things to do well.”

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March 3, 2015, 7:01 PM PST