According to The Information (paywall), Amazon is in "late-stage talks" with Twitch over a possible acquisition. This is particularly shocking since it's been previously reported that a YouTube and Twitch team-up for $1 billion was pretty much a done deal .Read more...
This morning, Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey announced he’s laying off 336 employees, but would do so “with the utmost respect for each and every person.” Also this morning, Twitter engineer Bart Teeuwisse woke up, checked his phone,
It’s looking more and more like Ellen Pao was, in some sense, set up to fail by her male board of directors. Her predecessor Yishan Wong says it. A top Reddit engineer said it right after quitting . It might sound conspiratorial if it weren’t about this particular site.http://gawker.
Burning Man, favorite summertime gathering place for Silicon Valley’s VC-funded shirtless mollybros , is combating a large-scale pest infestation at Blackrock City, Nevada. Crawling over every surface of the pop-up desert city—biting,
After Reddit’s surrender to white supremacy this week, users and observers alike have been trying to figure out how exactly we got to this nadir. How could something so popular get so much wrong, over and over again? A new post by Reddit’s ex-chief suggests it’s all been an inside job.http://gawker.
“Be a nice person at work,” Sophia Amoruso writes in her 2014 book #GIRLBOSS, a combination memoir and self-help book for hungry millennial feminists looking to get ahead in life and business. “If you are a total terror to work with, no one will want to keep you around.
Love Facebook or hate Facebook, you’ve got to respect the company’s commitment to inspiring everyone else in America to do worse. Read more...
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TechCrunch contributor Billy Gallagher is the latest writer for the site to make the jump into venture capital. Only this time, Gallagher is going to continue writing for the site, despite a conflict of interest so large it can be viewed from space.Read more...
Coin has apologized for screwing their customers. In a letter pushed out late Saturday afternoon, the credit card startup told their pre-order customers that 15,000 purchasers will receive Coin Beta cards for free. Everyone else will have to wait eight more months for the final product.Read more.
If coders are the new rockstars, then hackathons (marathon coding sessions to experiment with software) are a natural setting for a music video. A millennial CEO like Lucas Duplan gets that, which is the $30 million Stanford sob story is lifting its spirits through power of song.Read more...
Did you miss the chat between Edward Snowden and the ACLU’s Ben Wizner and Christopher Soghoian? The good news is that you can watch the entire thing now. Bad news: The currently available video is the talk in its entirety, but only with Snowden in the picture.
Becoming a successful entrepreneur takes more than a great idea and important connections (although both do help). Making the shift from the steady life of a full-time employee to the unpredictable world of entrepreneurship requires a shift in mindset that many overlook. In fact,
If you're worth your salt as a photographer, you should be able to find material anywhere. That being said, there are certain locales that are simply more photogenic than others. Over on Gizmodo's photography site, Reframe,
根据最近AdDuplex公布的七月份WP手机厂商的市场份额数据，我们可以看到Lumia 52X系列产品线仍主宰着WP阵营的市场份额，Windows Phone 8.1的普及率也呈现明显增长。微软本月初推出了Windows Phone 8.1以及Lumia Cyan更新。
jfruh writes The top European court has ruled that libraries have the right to digitize the contents of the books in their collections, even if the copyright holders on those books don't want them to. There's a catch, though: