RE/CODE NEWS AND CONTENT

Mobile

Invisibility Glasses and Encrypted Phones: Security Takes Center Stage at MWC

Security was top of mind in Barcelona this week.

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March 5, 2015, 7:57 AM PST

Mobile

Amid Tons of Similar Phones, Glimmers of the Quirky at Mobile World Congress

Aiming to move past those thin glass slabs that all look the same, team Re/code went on the hunt for the weird and wacky in Barcelona.

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March 5, 2015, 7:32 AM PST

Voices

Why No One’s Talking About ‘Cord-Forevers’

Livestreaming services like Sling and CBS are eroding the defenses of even the most avid cable stalwarts.

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March 5, 2015, 7:00 AM PST

Commerce

Investors Are Drooling Over Two New Craigslist Competitors. One Might Raise $100 Million.

OfferUp, an app that’s like Craigslist meets Pinterest, could soon have a valuation of more than $500 million.

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March 5, 2015, 6:50 AM PST

Code/Media

Chelsea Instantly: Kara Swisher and Peter Kafka Chat With Netflix Star Chelsea Handler

In which the comedian/author informs us about topless tweets and “throuples” and her forthcoming Netflix shows.

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March 5, 2015, 6:00 AM PST

Re/code Daily

Etsy Heads Toward an IPO

The online crafts marketplace plans on raising $100 million in its initial public offering.

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March 5, 2015, 4:09 AM PST

General

Judge Gives Preliminary Approval to $415 Million Settlement in No-Poaching Suit

A judge approved a settlement amount in the suit against Apple, Google, Adobe Systems and Intel.

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March 4, 2015, 6:28 PM PST

Policy

Netflix Insists It Hasn’t Changed Its Net Neutrality Stance

The online video provider tried to clarify an executive’s comments made at a media conference Wednesday.

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March 4, 2015, 5:18 PM PST

Social

Some of Twitter’s Top Execs Create a New Investment Group, ‘#Angels’

The group, which includes current and former Twitter execs, is completely separate from the company.

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March 4, 2015, 4:55 PM PST

Voices

Magic Texting! (Comic)

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

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March 4, 2015, 4:40 PM PST

Commerce

Crafts Marketplace Etsy Files for IPO

The company said it intends to raise $100 million.

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March 4, 2015, 4:17 PM PST

Culture

Gaming

Oculus VR Will Go ‘Full Consumer’ With Samsung by Year’s End

Oculus VR’s CTO outlines the path to “a world with a billion people using virtual reality headsets.”

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March 4, 2015, 11:58 AM PST

Enterprise

IBM Buys AlchemyAPI to Boost Watson Computing Unit

AlchemyAPI’s software collects and analyzes unstructured text and data.

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March 4, 2015, 10:14 AM PST

Product News

First Look: Making Soup and Fixing Robots With HTC’s Vive Virtual Reality Headset

The HTC Vive provides a good view of what’s possible in the world of virtual reality.

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March 4, 2015, 10:00 AM PST

Media

Instagram ‘Carousel’ Feature Adds More Photos to Its Ads

More stuff to see, if you want to see it.

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March 4, 2015, 10:00 AM PST

Social

Nextdoor Nabs $110 Million and a Billion-Dollar Valuation

Nextdoor is now valued over $1.1 billion.

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March 4, 2015, 9:20 AM PST

General

John Doerr Testifies in Pao vs. Kleiner Perkins: Day Two Liveblog

The day resumes with Doerr’s continued questioning by the defense.

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March 4, 2015, 9:08 AM PST