General

Google’s Alphabet Poaches Intel Veteran Jim Campbell as Its First Controller

Alphabet gets employee number six.

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February 11, 2016, 2:14 PM PST

Culture

Social

What if Facebook ‘Likes’ Were Votes?

If “Likes” were votes, Bernie Sanders would defeat Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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February 11, 2016, 12:26 PM PST

Mobile

Chrome for Android Will Soon Alert Users to Bluetooth Beacons

Seamless interaction with what Google calls the “physical Web.”

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February 11, 2016, 10:33 AM PST

Science

Scientists Detect Gravitational Waves, Prove Einstein Right

Ripples from the explosive merger of two black holes 1.3 billion years ago.

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February 11, 2016, 10:03 AM PST

Social

Instagram Adds Video View Counts, More Video Updates to Come

A small, but telling, update.

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February 11, 2016, 10:00 AM PST

Policy

Another Thing Andreessen Got Wrong on India: It’s the Techies Who Are Against Facebook

Why Indian startups are ticked at Zuck (and Andreessen even more).

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February 11, 2016, 9:10 AM PST

Enterprise

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Adds Former Microsoft Executive to Board

Six of HPE’s 13 directors are new.

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February 11, 2016, 8:12 AM PST

Policy

Meet the Politician Trying to Shove Europe Into the Digital Future

“It’s not fair to say there is protectionism in Europe.”

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February 11, 2016, 6:00 AM PST

Re/code Daily

Twitter Isn’t Growing, but That Might Not Be Twitter’s Problem

The company’s Wednesday earnings report did not go well.

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February 11, 2016, 5:43 AM PST

Code/Media

Here’s (Some of) What I Want to Learn at Code/Media. You Can, Too.

You need help navigating the media landscape. We’ve got speakers who can do that.

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February 11, 2016, 5:09 AM PST

Voices

Happy Birthday, Thomas Edison (Nikola Tesla Fans Exempted)

It’s no wonder that the light bulb remains the universal symbol for a bright idea.

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February 11, 2016, 5:00 AM PST

Policy

Did Airbnb Purge Potentially Illegal NYC Listings Ahead of Its Own Data Dump?

Inside the charges made by a pair of researchers.

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February 10, 2016, 4:20 PM PST

Social

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Appalled by Marc Andreessen’s Appalling Comments About India

Mark Zuckerberg is not at all thrilled with his company’s longtime board member Marc Andreessen. Not. One. Bit.

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February 10, 2016, 3:51 PM PST

Voices

The Tiger and the Monkey (Comic)

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

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February 10, 2016, 2:44 PM PST

Media

Yahoo Layoffs Have Begun, as Mayer Tries to Turn Around Her Turnaround

Also called circling the drain.

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February 10, 2016, 2:44 PM PST

Enterprise

Cisco Soars on $15 Billion Share Buyback Plan

Oh, and by the way, it beat Q2 earnings and revenue expectations too.

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February 10, 2016, 2:15 PM PST

Policy

Techies Are Backing Political Losers, Research Shows

Lousy ROI, folks.

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February 10, 2016, 1:57 PM PST