RE/CODE NEWS AND CONTENT

Media

Major League Soccer Will Sell Its Own Games Online This Year — Which Means ESPN Won’t

But ESPN still plans on selling basketball games online. And probably cricket, too.

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January 29, 2015, 11:04 AM PST

Mobile

Wireless Auction Ends With Nearly $45 Billion in Bids

But who won what?

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January 29, 2015, 10:41 AM PST

Policy

Government Says Fewer Americans Have High-Speed Broadband, Making for Less Competitive Market

FCC officials changed the goal line this morning, officially upping the U.S. definition of broadband to 25 Mbps.

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January 29, 2015, 10:30 AM PST

Mobile

Qualcomm Exec Denies Any Problems With Snapdragon 810

In an interview with Re/code, the chipmaker insists the chip is “performing very well” despite being left out of a key upcoming phone.

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January 29, 2015, 10:07 AM PST

Social

Facebook Now Fills You In on All the Places You Visit

The social network is adding a new geolocation tool to cater to its iPhone users.

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January 29, 2015, 10:00 AM PST

General

Viacom’s Nickelodeon Plans Subscription Video Service

Add Nickelodeon to the list of TV networks planning a direct-to-consumer subscription video service.

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January 29, 2015, 8:58 AM PST

General

U.S. Prepared to Drop Insider Trading Charges in IBM Deal: Filing

Prosecutors intend to drop the charges, saying the evidence “falls short” of the appellate court’s standards.

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January 29, 2015, 8:52 AM PST

Mobile

Apple Gains as Samsung Drops in Smartphone Race

It wasn’t just Apple. China’s Xiaomi, Huawei and Lenovo all posted significant year-over-year increases.

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January 29, 2015, 8:17 AM PST

Voices

Transformative Retail vs. Convenience

Mattresses and eyeglasses aren’t the only markets desperately in need of fixing.

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January 29, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Media

HBO Tech Executives Leave Ahead of Internet Launch as Network’s Strategy Changes

The CTO resigned in December; two senior vice presidents on the technology team are also leaving.

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January 29, 2015, 7:21 AM PST

Policy

Electronic Health Startup Iodine Gets FDA Nod in Data Sharing Project

Startup Iodine wins a million-dollar federal contract to extend its work on the openFDA project.

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January 29, 2015, 7:12 AM PST

Media

Investors Think Business Insider Doubled Its Value in Less Than a Year

Business Insider could be Germany-bound.

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January 29, 2015, 6:47 AM PST

Media

Imgur Hops on the GIF Bandwagon With New Creation Tool

A new feature turns your online video into a GIF in about 15 seconds.

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January 29, 2015, 6:15 AM PST

Enterprise

Box Taps Bain Veteran Chernoff to Run New Retail Unit

Retailers like the cloud.

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January 29, 2015, 6:00 AM PST

General

Alibaba Quarterly Revenue Disappoints, Shares Fall

Alibaba’s shares fell 7 percent in premarket trading on Thursday.

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January 29, 2015, 5:59 AM PST

Enterprise

RingCentral Brings Its Cloud Phone Service to Google for Work

Make calls from your office number right in Gmail.

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January 29, 2015, 5:30 AM PST

Media

The App Install Ad Boom Helps Tune Raise $27 Million

Developers are plowing money into ads that are supposed to get their apps on your phone. Tune helps them figure out which ads work.

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January 29, 2015, 5:00 AM PST