RE/CODE NEWS AND CONTENT

General

Yelp, TinyCo Settle FTC Charges They Improperly Collected Kids’ Info

Companies didn’t follow federal child data protection law, FTC says in settlement.

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September 17, 2014, 7:25 AM PDT

Gaming

Minecraft Shows Why Game Cloning Can Be a Good Thing

“I started working on a clone of Infiniminer. That’s pretty geeky. =D”

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September 17, 2014, 6:00 AM PDT

Mobile

Hudl Acquires Ubersense, the Slow-Motion Video Coaching App

Ubersense users include — at the Olympic level — figure skaters, rowers, track and field athletes, gymnasts, speed skaters, skiers and snowboarders.

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September 17, 2014, 5:00 AM PDT

General

Gondolas to Brooklyn, Burn Rate 2.0 and More #Mustreads

What if the Swiss Alps came to New York?

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September 17, 2014, 3:00 AM PDT

General

Sony Slashes Guidance on Struggling Smartphone Business

Deeper loss and no dividend after a $1.7 billion impairment charge.

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September 17, 2014, 12:31 AM PDT

Voices

Imma Be a BABA Bull: Yahoo, the Morning After

The real story is how Alibaba trades.

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September 16, 2014, 10:00 PM PDT

General

Adobe Revenue Forecast Misses, Shares Slip

Sales in the digital media business came in low, too.

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September 16, 2014, 4:45 PM PDT

Voices

The Government Attack on the Internet

The FCC is considering wrapping archaic telephone rules around high-speed broadband.

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September 16, 2014, 3:30 PM PDT

Enterprise

IPO-Bound HubSpot Adds CRM for Midsize Companies

Selling to companies too small for Salesforce.com.

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September 16, 2014, 3:01 PM PDT

Science

SpaceX, Boeing Win NASA Contracts Worth Nearly $7 Billion

The deals mean U.S. astronauts will once again reach the International Space Station aboard U.S. spacecraft.

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September 16, 2014, 2:49 PM PDT

Enterprise

Rackspace No Longer for Sale, Names New CEO

Shareholders punish the stock by 16 percent.

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September 16, 2014, 2:14 PM PDT

Media

Nick Denton Says Gawker Media Is Booming, Moving — And Fighting the Good Fight

Wait. Nick Denton, the guy who brought you Hulk Hogan’s sex tape, said what?

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September 16, 2014, 11:50 AM PDT

Social

Pioneering Gay Dating Site Launches Tinder-Style App

“Every way you want to meet someone, we want to help you.”

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September 16, 2014, 11:40 AM PDT

Enterprise

IBM Launches Watson Tool for Business Clients

Companies will hand their data over to Watson, then ask questions.

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September 16, 2014, 11:38 AM PDT

General

Court Tosses VirnetX’s $368 Million Patent Judgment Against Apple

The ruling sent VirnetX stock down by almost 50 percent.

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September 16, 2014, 10:56 AM PDT

News Brief

Facebook Ad Partner Kenshoo Buys Facebook Ad Partner Adquant

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September 16, 2014, 10:17 AM PDT

Code Red

Code/red: With or Without U2

Plus, Apple limits iPhone 6 NFC support to Apple Pay, ganja-preneurs and a silly PayPal ad.

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September 16, 2014, 10:12 AM PDT

General

Y Combinator Releases Its Curriculum as a Stanford Class — And Online

Lecturers include Peter Thiel, Marc Andreessen, Ron Conway and Ben Silbermann.

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September 16, 2014, 10:06 AM PDT

General

VArmour Comes Out of Stealth With Plan to Secure Data Centers

First, assume the hackers are going to get in. Then watch for them inside your network.

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September 16, 2014, 8:56 AM PDT

Product News

Misfit Adds the $50 Plastic Flash to Its Lineup of Activity Trackers

As smartwatches go one way, activity-trackers are going another.

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September 16, 2014, 8:50 AM PDT

Voices

A Day in the Life of the Unbanked Consumer — And How Mobile Can Help

Mobile payment technology is safer than storing your money under the mattress.

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September 16, 2014, 7:00 AM PDT