RE/CODE NEWS AND CONTENT

Media

Meet Oculix, a Hacked-Together Netflix for Oculus Rift

A cool result from an internal “Hack Day,” but Netflix isn’t making any promises yet.

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August 21, 2014, 11:45 AM PDT

Code Red

Code/red: Steve Ballmer, the Nutty Professor

Plus, Windows Mea Culpa and a drone-assisted Ice Bucket challenge.

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August 21, 2014, 10:24 AM PDT

Mobile

Sprint Announces $60 Unlimited Plan for Individuals in Latest Price Cut

The plan is available starting Friday for both new and existing customers, Sprint said.

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August 21, 2014, 9:17 AM PDT

Culture

Always Wanted a Mass Chat Room at Burning Man? No? Too Bad.

No need to be off the grid as long as you’re near other cellphones.

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August 21, 2014, 9:00 AM PDT

Social

Which Internships Really Pay Off? LinkedIn Pulled the Data.

Best bet for landing a job after an internship: Accounting.

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August 21, 2014, 9:00 AM PDT

Policy

Fixing Net Neutrality’s Branding Problem? Lawmaker Asks for Ideas.

A California State Representative is launching a “rebranding” contest on Reddit to help make the wonky issue easier to explain to the masses.

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August 21, 2014, 8:08 AM PDT

General

Utah’s Cloud Software Startup Domo Hires a CFO

Bruce Felt, the former CFO of SuccessFactors, is joining up.

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August 21, 2014, 6:03 AM PDT

Mobile

Cyanogen Beefs Up Its Executive Ranks With Hires From Electronic Arts, Facebook

The company has hired Vivian Lee from EA and Sid Murlidhar, who helped develop Facebook Zero.

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August 21, 2014, 6:00 AM PDT

Media

Apple Pokes at Amazon’s E-book Problem, Again

Late-summer corporate hijinks, featuring George Orwell.

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August 21, 2014, 5:38 AM PDT

General

Nervana Raises Second Round This Year, as Silicon Valley Bets Big on Deep Learning

The DFJ-led round follows a series of deep learning investments, acquisitions and hires.

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August 21, 2014, 4:30 AM PDT

General

Voices

Bye Bye Ballmer (Comic)

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

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August 20, 2014, 4:05 PM PDT

Security

UPS Warns of Data Breach at 51 Stores

Customers who used a credit or debit card at the stores between Jan. 20 and Aug. 11 may have been exposed to malware.

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August 20, 2014, 3:53 PM PDT

Gaming

Finnish Startup Hopes Yoga Game Will Nudge Gender Diversity Forward

Gajatri Studios’ Tiina Zilliacus wanted to make “a counterstrike to the fashion and restaurant games.”

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August 20, 2014, 2:08 PM PDT