Media

TFW you realize the robot you trained is going to take your job

“I trained Facebook’s robot writers and I didn’t even get a lousy T-shirt.”

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May 3, 2016, 12:39 PM PDT

Culture

Ellen Pao launches advocacy group to improve diversity in the tech industry

Project Include will focus on providing information on making hiring more inclusive, improving retention and examining bias in the workplace.

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May 3, 2016, 11:51 AM PDT

Mobile

Sprint’s CEO still thinks he can have one of the top two networks by next year

Marcelo Claure said he can both cut costs and close the gap with rivals.

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May 3, 2016, 11:40 AM PDT

Social

Adobe is buying Livefyre so brands can have more free content

The reason for the deal is the same reason a lot of stuff happens on the Internet: Content.

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May 3, 2016, 11:34 AM PDT

Social

Instagram is selling a new type of video ad

Instagram has been pushing users to create more videos. Now it’s pushing advertisers to create more video ads.

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May 3, 2016, 10:03 AM PDT

Voices

Apple’s uncharted territory

I’m not sure even Apple understands yet just how stubborn regular consumers are when it comes to replacing their stuff.

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May 3, 2016, 10:00 AM PDT

Media

Pinterest confirms ‘acqhire’ of mobile advertising startup URX

About half of URX’s 30-person staff is joining in the deal.

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May 3, 2016, 10:00 AM PDT

Culture

How tech played out on the Met Gala red carpet

Cracking the “Manus x Machina” dress code.

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May 3, 2016, 9:46 AM PDT

Commerce

Voices

Apple is now run by a guy who is more like John Sculley than Steve Jobs

The company’s clock is ticking — sadly, it’s not on an Apple Watch.

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May 3, 2016, 5:00 AM PDT

Re/code Daily

Amazon hires a sports media exec, launches a one-hour delivery website

Jeff Bezos missed out on the NFL, but he’s not out of sports.

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May 3, 2016, 4:24 AM PDT

Transportation

Uber enables global e-hailing through Alipay to fend against Lyft/Didi alliance

Now Chinese riders can use Alipay to hail and pay for an Uber all over the world.

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May 2, 2016, 10:30 PM PDT

Social

Donald Trump raised $2.4 million for Hillary Clinton

Trump’s knock — that Hillary Clinton was playing the “woman card” to win the White House — backfired.

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May 2, 2016, 5:08 PM PDT

Culture

‘Silicon Valley,’ season three, episode two: Nay. Just nay.

Ilana from “Broad City” isn’t the only one noticing those horse videos on YouTube.

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May 2, 2016, 2:55 PM PDT

Media

Amazon didn’t get the NFL deal, but it’s getting more serious about sports

Amazon hires James DeLorenzo to head up its newly created sports group.

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May 2, 2016, 1:44 PM PDT

Media

Hulk Hogan is suing Gawker Media (again)

This time it’s about an alleged leak to the National Enquirer.

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May 2, 2016, 12:42 PM PDT

Enterprise

Google buys startup that coaches companies on Google apps to get more companies on Google apps

Startup Synergyse joins the Google fold.

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May 2, 2016, 11:04 AM PDT

Voices

Marissa Mayer’s Yard Sale (Comic)

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

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May 2, 2016, 10:34 AM PDT