General

Andreessen Horowitz’s Chris Dixon, Windows 10 and hacking cars

Kara Swisher talks with Andreessen Horowitz partner about startups and Walt Mossberg discusses Windows 10.

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July 29, 2015, 1:45 AM PDT

Media

VC Chris Dixon on Re/code Decode Podcast: “Facebook Is Essentially an RSS Reader …” Also, Soylent!

From Oculus to glasses to BuzzFeed to Soylent, this investor wants to invent the future.

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July 29, 2015, 12:55 AM PDT

Enterprise

Akamai Forecasts Revenue, Profit Below Estimates; Shares Sink

The strong dollar strikes again.

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July 28, 2015, 5:38 PM PDT

General

Startup Wants to Set Up Tech Stuff for Your Parents So You Don’t Have To

BuyYourParents lets adult children buy the gift of tech support for their parents.

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July 28, 2015, 5:17 PM PDT

Social

Jack Dorsey Says Twitter Product Team Needs to Step Up

It’s true. Twitter is too hard to use.

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July 28, 2015, 4:34 PM PDT

Enterprise

Citrix CEO to Resign; Elliott Management Gets a Board Seat

The hedge fund had been pressing the company to make substantial changes.

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July 28, 2015, 4:08 PM PDT

Voices

To Increase Diversity, Tech Firms Must First Rethink Their Strategy on Campus

Some specific ways in which the private sector can work with universities to nurture a more diverse talent pool.

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July 28, 2015, 3:55 PM PDT

Reviews

Microsoft Plays Catch-Up With Its New Web Browser, Edge

Sure, having Cortana in the browser bar and scribbling on Web pages is cool. But in many ways, Microsoft is playing catch-up with its new Edge browser.

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July 28, 2015, 2:17 PM PDT

Reviews

Windows 10 Review: Microsoft Takes a Step Back to Move Forward

It’s just okay, not disruptive. I doubt it will convert many Mac owners, spur a shopping spree in new PCs or save the Windows Phone.

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July 28, 2015, 2:16 PM PDT

News Brief

Yelp Shares Plunge 15 Percent on Surprise Loss, Guidance

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July 28, 2015, 1:57 PM PDT

Media

T-Mobile Lets You Listen to Apple Music Without Paying for Data

Subscribers to T-Mobile’s Simple Choice plan can stream music from 33 legal services without using up their data allocation.

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July 28, 2015, 1:42 PM PDT

General

Dropbox Hires Head of Product, Todd Jackson From Twitter

Jackson has the tech equivalent of an Ivy League degree, having done tours of duty at Google and Facebook.

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July 28, 2015, 1:37 PM PDT

Social

Twitter Asks for More Time to Fix Things — And Freaks Out Wall Street

Twitter posted profits of seven cents per share on $502 million in revenue, up more than 60 percent over this same time last year.

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July 28, 2015, 1:15 PM PDT

Commerce

Top Target Digital Executive Alan Wizemann Is Leaving

Wizemann started working with Target in late 2012 as a consultant, when he helped overhaul the team building the Cartwheel coupon app,

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July 28, 2015, 12:38 PM PDT

Media

HBO Now Is Coming to Verizon Wireless and Its 100 Million Customers

A big push for the Web-only service.

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July 28, 2015, 12:33 PM PDT

Commerce

Amazon Partners With Startups to Sell Crowdfunded Products

The move gives entrepreneurs access to a wider consumer market.

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July 28, 2015, 12:06 PM PDT

Media

Social

Facebook Is Expected to Boost Mobile Revenue … Again

Facebook reports earnings Wednesday afternoon.

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July 28, 2015, 11:40 AM PDT

Media

Virtual Reality Startup: Yes, VR Is Antisocial. And That’s Okay!

“In a world that’s always fragmented and pseudo-connected, I look forward to that time alone.”

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July 28, 2015, 11:09 AM PDT

Social

German Regulator Orders Facebook to Allow Pseudonyms

Forcing users to stick to their real names violated their privacy rights, says watchdog agency.

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July 28, 2015, 10:11 AM PDT

Enterprise

Price Is Only One Weapon Amazon Is Using to Win the Cloud War

Amazon’s Web revenue grew 81 percent in Q2 despite cutting prices for the 49th time in its history. How does that work?

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July 28, 2015, 9:04 AM PDT

Social

Facebook Offers to Help You Fight Your Race and Gender Biases

Facebook isn’t a poster child for diversity, but at least it’s trying.

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July 28, 2015, 9:00 AM PDT

Media

Watching My Favorite Soccer Team in Virtual Reality — And Real Reality

And the technology is said to be coming to our living rooms “this year.”

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July 28, 2015, 8:24 AM PDT

Media

Apple Music Has 10 Million Users. We Have No Idea How Apple Music Is Doing.

Even if you want to pay for Apple Music right now, you can’t. The first real test is in two months.

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July 28, 2015, 8:11 AM PDT