RE/CODE NEWS AND CONTENT

Policy

FCC to Open Valuable Airwaves for Tech, Telecom Companies

Companies will be able to freely use a swath of spectrum now used by government operations.

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April 17, 2015, 4:21 PM PDT

Media

E-Book Antitrust Monitor Says Apple Cooperation Has ‘Sharply Declined’

Talks with the company have taken a more “adversarial tone,” said the monitor in a report to the Judge.

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April 17, 2015, 3:57 PM PDT

Social

Klout Founder Joe Fernandez Steps Down

Fernandez will join Lithium’s board as part of the transition.

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April 17, 2015, 2:35 PM PDT

Voices

Apple’s Lecherous Plan to Get More Apple Users (Comic)

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

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April 17, 2015, 1:00 PM PDT

Social

WedPics Photo App Went From One Fake Wedding to Thousands of Real Ones

The WedPics photo-sharing app will be at thousands of weddings this summer.

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April 17, 2015, 11:56 AM PDT

General

EU to Investigate Transparency of Internet Search Results

Are Google, Microsoft and Yahoo transparent enough in how they display search results? European regulators will investigate.

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April 17, 2015, 11:14 AM PDT

Mobile

Apple Pay to Launch in Canada

Apple is reportedly in talks with six major Canadian banks to introduce its Apple Pay mobile payments service later this year.

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April 17, 2015, 11:10 AM PDT

Media

‘Unfriended’ Almost Says Something Profound About Tech

What the cyber-supernatural horror film does right, and where it could have said more.

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April 17, 2015, 11:10 AM PDT

Social

Spiceworks Steals Away Twitter VP Amir Movafaghi to Prepare for IPO

Spiceworks, one of the biggest social networks you’ve never heard of, is one step closer to going public.

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April 17, 2015, 11:03 AM PDT

General

Dutch Launch Criminal Investigation Into Uber

Police in Amsterdam have caught dozens of drivers offering illegal taxi services.

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April 17, 2015, 9:37 AM PDT

Enterprise

Box CEO Aaron Levie Comes to Code/Enterprise

Box’s Levie joins a roster that includes Domo’s Josh James, FireEye’s Kevin Mandia and Intel’s Diane Bryant.

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April 17, 2015, 9:17 AM PDT

Media

Vessel Raises Another Big Round to Help Fund Its Fight With YouTube

$58 million led by IVP. Benchmark, Greylock and Jeff Bezos are back, too.

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April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PDT

Voices

Moore’s Law Is Dead. Long Live Moore’s Law.

As Moore’s law turns 50 on Sunday, silicon is losing its grip, but there is good news in Gallium nitride technology.

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April 17, 2015, 7:00 AM PDT

Re/code Daily

Investors Love Etsy’s IPO

The company’s shares closed at around $30.

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April 17, 2015, 4:29 AM PDT

General

zSpace Says It Can Make Virtual Reality Simpler and Less Antisocial (Q&A)

“Social isolation” may keep headsets like the Oculus Rift out of the classroom, zSpace says.

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April 17, 2015, 3:00 AM PDT

General

Venture Investing Just Had Its Biggest Q1 in 15 Years, Says PwC Report

At $13.4 billion, the first fiscal quarter of 2015 clocked in the most first-quarter funding since 2000.

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April 16, 2015, 9:49 PM PDT

Media

Verizon’s New Pay TV Pitch Isn’t A La Carte TV. But It’s Getting Closer.

A skinny bundle + groups of channels you can swap out every month. Interesting – and a sign that the TV guys are more worried than ever.

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April 16, 2015, 9:24 PM PDT

General

Verizon to Offer Custom Pay TV With Monthly Programming Bundles

Choose the bundles you want, every month.

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April 16, 2015, 7:50 PM PDT