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...
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SYDNEY — New audio released by the Islamic State urges supporters to brutally kill civilians in Western countries, including Australia.The audio file was released on Monday in Arabic via Twitter and attributed to ISIS spokesperson Abu Muhammad al-Adnani ash-Shami.
And for those who wondered what a Samsung smartphone using premium materials might feel like, the Galaxy S6 edge in particular is a very promising result. But how did Samsung, of all companies, ever launch a device where design was the primary tentpole feature?
This week was Mobile World Congress, so some of our staff was in Barcelona reporting on the latest from the mobile world. Meanwhile, we wrote about Tinder, pretty people, and a pricey new drone. These are our best stories from the week (2/28-3/6). Read More
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“我们的用户在 LUX 上刷商品就像在 Instagram 上刷动态一样。”LUX 的创始人兼 CEO Jeff Zhang 向我介绍自家产品时开场的第一句就是这样。这是一支base在硅谷的创业团队，面向海外市场，但团队的创始成员均为华人。LUX 是一款日活用户平均每天浏览 120 款商品的创意电商平台，iOS 端的应用在众多电商产品中的确有特别之处。因为主打的是高客单价的厨房用品、家具、3C 配件、智能硬件、礼品及生活方式等创意商品，LUX 在应用上的整体设计风格偏向极简主义，讲究逼格范；功能方面，主打 5 秒钟短视频购物则是应用最大的一个特点。