Voices

Is Android the New Windows?

I suspect that Android, at least from a numbers viewpoint, will continue to be the dominant mobile and IoT system for many years to come.

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July 3, 2015, 2:00 PM PDT

Media

VR and Venice — Coming to a Gondola Near You if the Tourism Industry Has Its Way

“People always say, ‘Where are you?’ and not, ‘What are you looking at?'”

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July 3, 2015, 1:00 PM PDT

Media

Reddit’s Latest Controversy Perfectly Captures Reddit’s Biggest Problem

Reddit’s legion of unpaid moderators are its biggest asset — and its biggest liability.

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July 3, 2015, 11:03 AM PDT

Voices

Uber Wrecked Uber! (Comic)

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

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July 3, 2015, 10:58 AM PDT

Mobile

UberPOP Suspends Service in France After Backlash Threatens Drivers’ Safety

France’s angry taxi drivers have spooked Uber into retreat, for now.

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July 3, 2015, 8:35 AM PDT

Media

Hollywood VR Darling Kite & Lightning Is Moving to Paris

“VR is a contact religion” — but VR’s next sermon will take nine months to write.

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July 3, 2015, 6:00 AM PDT

Re/code Daily

Yelp No Longer For Sale, Wall Street Displeased

Yelp’s stock slid 10 percent following a report saying the company is no longer putting itself for sale.

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July 3, 2015, 5:12 AM PDT

Media

Americans Stream 135 Billion Songs in First Half of Year

Taylor Swift’s decision to pull her “1989” album from streaming service Spotify did not prevent it from reaching the top of the album charts.

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July 2, 2015, 7:02 PM PDT

Science

Elon Musk-Backed Group Attempts to Avert Judgment Day With AI Rules

A research group aims to build a practical and ethical framework for AI — and wrest the story from the Terminator.

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July 2, 2015, 4:57 PM PDT

Voices

Internet of Things Momentum Is Starting to Build

Before this IoT moment, most people didn’t worry about whether one type of system could talk to another.

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July 2, 2015, 3:13 PM PDT

News Brief

Yelp Skids 10 Percent Amid Report of Stalled Sale Plans

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July 2, 2015, 2:08 PM PDT

Culture

Coming Out as Transgender to Two Million Teens — With a Text

The nonprofit DoSomething sends helpful text messages to teens. This one was personal.

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July 2, 2015, 12:01 PM PDT

Policy

Zirx and Luxe Are Also Considering Reclassifying Workers as Employees

The question is key to the business models of many service startups.

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July 2, 2015, 10:36 AM PDT

Media

Apple Music’s Beats 1 Is Like Radio Before It Sucked

Apple’s radio station recalls an older era, when listeners all tuned in to the same program.

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July 2, 2015, 9:38 AM PDT

News Brief

Hulk Hogan Sex Trial Postponed

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July 2, 2015, 9:15 AM PDT

Mobile

Still Fighting AT&T and Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile CEOs Fight Each Other on Twitter

While at times Marcelo Claure has praised John Legere, he has apparently tired of his rival’s antics.

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July 2, 2015, 8:04 AM PDT

Enterprise

Intel President Renée James Stepping Down

Leaving to find a CEO job elsewhere.

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July 2, 2015, 6:18 AM PDT

Re/code Daily

How Facebook Plans to Take On YouTube

The social network is getting ready to split video ad revenue with content creators.

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July 2, 2015, 4:36 AM PDT

Media

How Facebook’s New Video Business Stacks Up Against YouTube

There are a few key differences between Facebook’s and YouTube’s revenue sharing plans.

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July 2, 2015, 3:00 AM PDT