RE/CODE NEWS AND CONTENT

General

Lytro Chairman to Take Post as Berkeley Professor in 2015

Ren Ng will focus on light-field computation and photography as an assistant professor in Cal’s electrical engineering and computer science department.

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November 25, 2014, 3:09 PM PST

Gaming

Apple Ad Makes Gaming Seem (Shock!) Geeky, Angering Gamer Geeks

“Stop playing like a n00b!” says Jimmy Fallon.

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November 25, 2014, 2:49 PM PST

Mobile

Sony to Cut TV, Smartphone Lineup

The Japanese company sees growth in PlayStation, image sensors

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November 25, 2014, 2:33 PM PST

Voices

TV Tax Paid by Big-Box Blitzers and Small-Business Supporters

Even with the much-hyped discounts, Black Friday deal hunters are still paying too much for their televisions.

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November 25, 2014, 12:20 PM PST

Culture

Art and Tech Share the Stage at New SF Startup Storefront

“Artists: once they learn the tech better, they can f— with it.”

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November 25, 2014, 11:40 AM PST

Media

Toy “Review” Videos Are Weird and Popular. So Disney’s Maker Studios Is Signing Them Up.

They are (probably) not for us. But YouTube loves them.

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November 25, 2014, 11:28 AM PST

Voices

Insecurity Cam (Comic)

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

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November 25, 2014, 10:30 AM PST

Gaming

Sony to Pay Refunds Over Misleading PlayStation Vita Ads After Settling FTC Charge

$25 in cash, or a $50 voucher for people who bought before June 2012.

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November 25, 2014, 10:20 AM PST

News Brief

MoPub CEO Steps Into Advisor Role at Twitter

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November 25, 2014, 10:12 AM PST

General

Lyft Encourages Users to Share Their Commutes

A new carpool feature comes amid regulator and insurer skepticism.

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November 25, 2014, 10:01 AM PST

Mobile

Wireless Carriers’ Bidding Tops $36 Billion in FCC Auction For Airwaves

The battle to claim those precious bits of airwaves continues with the U.S. government already a winner.

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November 25, 2014, 9:30 AM PST

News Brief

Apple That Much Closer to Becoming a $1 Trillion Company

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November 25, 2014, 9:28 AM PST

Commerce

Twitter Introduces Offers: Discounts You Claim in Tweets and Redeem in Stores

First, Twitter entered e-commerce. Now it wants a piece of physical world retail, too.

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November 25, 2014, 9:00 AM PST

Enterprise

HP Fourth-Quarter Earnings Preview: Pending Split Could Lead to More M&A

HP is stronger than it was last year, but the coming breakup still raises questions.

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November 25, 2014, 8:44 AM PST

Media

The Man Who Brought You Draw Something Thinks He Has Another Hit

Dan Porter already had one of the craziest rides in app history. He’s back for more.

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November 25, 2014, 6:27 AM PST