April 16, 2014, 2:00 AM

April 16, 2014

1:55 AM  •
Jason Abbruzzese / Mashable:  The Rise and Fall of AIM, the Breakthrough AOL Never Wanted
1:35 AM  •
Wall Street Journal:  Mt. Gox gives up plan to rebuild under bankruptcy protection, files for liquidation
1:15 AM  •
Reuters:  China e-commerce giant Alibaba seen filing for US IPO next week: sources
1:10 AM  •
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:  Google Play Still Tops iOS App Store Downloads, And Now Narrowing Revenue Gap, Too
12:25 AM  •
Janko Roettgers / Gigaom:  Netgear adds BitTorrent Sync to its network-attached storage drives
12:00 AM  •
Wall Street Journal:  Inside Alibaba, China's e-commerce giant with 2X Amazon's revenues, and plans for a $15B IPO

April 15, 2014

11:35 PM  •
Jordan Kahn / 9to5Mac:  Pioneer says CarPlay firmware update for existing 2014 in-dash systems coming this summer
11:00 PM  •
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:  Marketing automation startup Act-On raises $42M, sets sights on IPO
10:25 PM  •
Nick Summers / The Next Web:  Etsy to launch its wholesale platform this summer, will take a 3.5% commission for each order
9:50 PM  •
Orhan Coskun / Reuters:  Turkey says Twitter agrees to close some accounts, no tax deal yet
9:05 PM  •
Alex Wilhelm / TechCrunch:  Investors Send Twitter Up 11.4% Following Gnip News, Adding $2.7B To Its Market Cap
8:20 PM  •
Nate Raymond / Reuters:  Apple cannot escape U.S. states' e-book antitrust cases: judge
7:15 PM  •
Zac Hall / 9to5Mac:  Google debuts iPhone app for its Helpouts learning and tutorial service
6:30 PM  •
Ina Fried / Re/code:  Apple, Google, Microsoft, Samsung and Carriers Back Anti-Theft Measures for Smartphones
5:55 PM  •
Reuters:  New CEO Nadella pushes data culture at Microsoft
5:30 PM  •
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:  LaCie's online store was compromised for nearly a year, exposing credit cards and contact info
5:05 PM  •
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:  Yahoo's Display-Ad Sales Show Some Signs of Life
4:50 PM  •
Erin Griffith / Fortune:  Exclusive: Automattic seeking to raise more than $100 million
4:45 PM  •
Brian Chesky / The Huffington Post:  Airbnb CEO: we could collect $21M per year in taxes for New York if tax laws change
4:40 PM  •
Hunter Walker / Business Insider:  NY state senator: NY Post report on prostitutes using Airbnb points to gambling, drug activity next
4:22 PM  •
Kara Swisher / Re/code:  Yahoo's Q1 Earnings as Meh as Expected, But China's Alibaba Doing Great!
4:17 PM  •
Alex Wilhelm / TechCrunch:  Intel Meets In Q1 With Revenue Of $12.8B, EPS Of $0.38 On Back Of Recovering PC Market
3:55 PM  •
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:  Website-Building Platform Squarespace Raises Another $40M
3:40 PM  •
Seth Rosenblatt / CNET:  Google targeting Project Ara modular phone for January 2015
3:15 PM  •
Erin Griffith / Fortune:  Digital financial advisers bulk up: Betterment raises $32 million
2:50 PM  •
Steve Dent / Engadget:  Toshiba's first 4K laptop arrives next week for $1,500
2:35 PM  •
Alex Wilhelm / TechCrunch:  Microsoft Announces New Tools Bringing The Cloud To The Internet Of Things, Uniting Hadoop And SQL
2:20 PM  •
John Cook / GeekWire:  Legal marketplace Avvo accelerates with $37.5M, eyes international expansion and new products
2:05 PM  •
Reuters:  Exclusive: Turmoil at Symantec luring activists, buyers - sources
1:45 PM  •
Jon Gertner / Fast Company:  Inside Google X: lab reveals it experimented with space elevators and hoverboards
1:20 PM  •
Mike Isaac / Re/code:  Twitter Taps Google Maps Director Daniel Graf for Product VP Role
1:15 PM  •
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:  Building blocks: how Project Ara is reinventing the smartphone
1:10 PM  •
Erin Griffith / Fortune:  After Apple buys Topsy, Twitter plays defense by acquiring Gnip, one of four Twitter data resellers
12:50 PM  •
Jack Purcher / Patent Bolt:  Google Invents Micro Camera System for Future Contact Lenses
12:30 PM  •
Euan Rocha / Reuters:  BlackBerry buys minority stake in healthcare IT company NantHealth, moves into niche markets
12:10 PM  •
Evelyn M. Rusli / Wall Street Journal:  AngelList's Newest Experiment: a $25 Million Fund to Invest in Angel Investors
11:50 AM  •
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:  Microsoft launches Office 365 Personal subscription: One PC/Mac and one tablet for $69.99/year or $6.99/month
11:30 AM  •
Ben Lovejoy / 9to5Google:  Samsung Galaxy S5 vulnerable to same fingerprint hack as iPhone 5s
11:10 AM  •
Matt Burns / TechCrunch:  Amazon's Smartphone To Feature Unique But Limited 3D Effects
10:55 AM  •
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:  Mobile Control In The Cloud: ItsOn Raises $12.5M From Tenaya And Andreessen Horowitz
10:45 AM  •
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:  Zebra's $3.45 billion enterprise Internet of things play: Cloud software will be the glue
10:40 AM  •
Zach Epstein / BGR:  Amazon's 4.7-inch 720p smartphone to have glasses-free 3D UI, four head-tracking infrared cameras
10:30 AM  •
Mike Isaac / Re/code:  With Gnip Buy, Twitter Starts Taking Its Data Business Seriously
10:20 AM  •
Arik Hesseldahl / Re/code:  Teardown Shows Samsung's Galaxy S5 Costs About $256 to Build
9:55 AM  •
Mike Butcher / TechCrunch:  Fon Launches Gramofon, A Router With Facebook And Spotify Built-In
9:30 AM  •
Jamie Condliffe / Gizmodo:  Anyone Can Buy Google Glass Today, Starting Now
9:25 AM  •
Jana Messerschmidt / The Twitter Blog:  Twitter acquires social data provider Gnip, plans to offer more sophisticated data sets
9:20 AM  •
Thijs van As / Gmail Blog:  Gmail makes it easier to email photos automatically backed up from your smartphone
9:15 AM  •
Devika Krishna Kumar / Reuters:  Mt. Gox founder won't appear in U.S. for questions about bankruptcy case
9:00 AM  •
Tom Warren / The Verge:  Xbox One update rolling out with Kinect improvements and friend notifications
8:45 AM  •
Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica:  TrueCrypt audit finds “no evidence of backdoors” or malicious code
8:30 AM  •
Colleen Miller / Data Center Knowledge:  Red Hat Announces OpenShift Marketplace
8:05 AM  •
Tom Lavell / Bloomberg:  Zebra Technologies to buy Motorola's enterprise business for $3.45B
7:45 AM  •
Wall Street Journal:  Google plans major expansion in New York, is seeking space for more than 3,000 workers
7:00 AM  •
Joe McKendrick / ZDNet:  Soon, cloud capacity will be available in a spot market
6:15 AM  •
Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch:  Amid Reports Facebook Is Eyeing Up Financial Services, TransferWise Hits £1 Billion In Transfers
5:30 AM  •
Michael Learmonth / AdAge:  YouTube using traditional advertising to promote star content creators
4:55 AM  •
Ben Grubb / Sydney Morning Herald:  Heartbleed disclosure timeline: who knew what and when
4:20 AM  •
Michael Brown / PC World:  Quantenna promises to deliver 10-gigabit Wi-Fi in 2015
1:55 AM  •
Klint Finley / Wired:  Tails: the privacy-focused Linux version Snowden, Greenwald, and Poitras used to communicate
1:30 AM  •
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:  Vicious Heartbleed bug bites millions of Android phones, other devices
1:05 AM  •
Supriya Kurane / Reuters:  FT: Barcode printer maker Zebra Tech to buy Motorola Solutions' enterprise unit for $3.5B
12:50 AM  •
Kim-Mai Cutler / TechCrunch:  How Burrowing Owls Lead To Vomiting Anarchists (Or SF's Housing Crisis Explained)
12:25 AM  •
Amy Schatz / Re/code:  FCC plans to reserve up to a third of licenses for small wireless carriers in spectrum auction

April 14, 2014

11:50 PM  •
Alexei Oreskovic / Reuters:  Google's updated terms of service clarifies how emails are analyzed for targeting ads
11:15 PM  •
Liz Gannes / Re/code:  Samsung exec at trial: marketing drove our sales; designer denies influence of slide-to-unlock
10:40 PM  •
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:  ‘Airbnb For Retail’ Startup Storefront Raises $7.3M From Spark Capital, Expands To LA
10:05 PM  •
Electronic Frontier Foundation:  FBI Plans to Have 52 Million Photos in its NGI Face Recognition Database by Next Year
9:30 PM  •
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:  Yahoo Expands Partnership With Vevo, Bringing Music Videos To Yahoo Screen In U.S., Canada And Germany
8:55 PM  •
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:  Microsoft starts accepting developer submissions for universal Windows apps and Windows Phone 8.1 apps
8:20 PM  •
Richard Lawler / Engadget:  Google Glass Kit Kat update arrives ahead of tomorrow's big sale, but removes video calling
7:50 PM  •
Pew Research Center:  18% of online Americans have had important personal information stolen, up from 11% last year
7:15 PM  •
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:  Amazon Says No to Accepting Bitcoin, Maybe to Building an Amex or Visa Competitor
6:55 PM  •
Alex Byers / Politico:  Napster co-founder Sean Parker to run Brigade, a startup that aims to boost civic engagement
6:35 PM  •
Kim Masters / Hollywood Reporter:  David Fincher pulls out of talks to direct Sony Pictures' Steve Jobs film
6:20 PM  •
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:  Microsoft makes Office Online available in Chrome Web Store
6:00 PM  •
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:  Square Hires Amazon AWS Exec Alyssa Henry as Engineering Lead
5:25 PM  •
Ed Pilkington / Guardian:  Guardian and Washington Post win Pulitzer prize for NSA revelations
5:00 PM  •
Peter Kafka / Re/code:  Thanks but No Thanks, Maker Studios Tells Relativity
4:35 PM  •
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:  Inside Clinkle, Lucas Duplan's struggling payments app now three years in the making
4:10 PM  •
Colleen Taylor / TechCrunch:  Y Combinator Adds Four New Partners, Including Stripe CEO Patrick Collison
3:45 PM  •
Ben Popper / The Verge:  How Cool Planet founder Mike Cheiky convinced Silicon Valley to invest in his shoddy science
3:20 PM  •
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:  SeedInvest Raises Series A On Its Own Crowdfunding Platform, $2M Committed So Far
3:00 PM  •
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:  Did Microsoft just kill its anti-Google ‘Scroogled’ campaign?
2:37 PM  •
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:  Samsung says Galaxy S5 launch weekend sales were better than S4
2:37 PM  •
Mitchell Baker / The Mozilla Blog:  Greylock's Chris Beard joins Mozilla's Board of Directors, becomes interim CEO
2:25 PM  •
Chris Welch / The Verge:  Netflix streaming speeds on Comcast jump 65 percent after controversial deal
2:08 PM  •
Wall Street Journal:  Google buys Titan Aerospace, the maker of high-altitude drones Facebook was considering
1:55 PM  •
Rene Ritchie / iMore:  Windows Phone 8.1 natively supports Apple Passbook data, an unannounced feature Apple may want to stop
1:40 PM  •
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:  T-Mobile is sorry for charging “greedy, predatory” fees, will (mostly) stop
1:25 PM  •
Kwame Opam / The Verge:  Heartbleed bug responsible for theft of 900 Canadian tax ID numbers
1:10 PM  •
Dan Primack / Fortune:  Exclusive: Kleiner Perkins raising $1.2 billion for new funds
12:55 PM  •
Rolfe Winkler / Wall Street Journal:  Google considering giving a boost in its search-engine results to websites that use encryption
12:50 PM  •
Todd Spangler / Variety:  UPDATED: Relativity Offers Up to $1.1 Billion for Maker Studios, In Move to Outflank Disney
12:40 PM  •
Michael Riley / Bloomberg:  Obama plan to limit software vulnerability use could mean disclosure of thousands of exploits
12:20 PM  •
Erin Griffith / Fortune:  How Zuck met Oculus: The story behind Facebook's big bet on virtual reality
11:55 AM  •
Mike Isaac / Re/code:  As Lockup Date Looms, Twitter Says Its Big Shareholders Aren't Selling Anytime Soon
11:30 AM  •
Erich Schwartzel / Wall Street Journal:  Relativity Media offers to buy Maker Studios for up to $900M in stock
10:55 AM  •
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:  Beauty And E-Commerce Brand Julep Raises $30M To Disrupt The $160B Cosmetics Industry
10:40 AM  •
Jeremy Kirk / PC World:  Akamai admits its OpenSSL patch was faulty, reissues keys
10:30 AM  •
Jessica Dolcourt / CNET:  Cortana vs. Siri vs. Google Now: An early look at how Cortana stacks up (hands-on)
10:20 AM  •
Kaylene Hong / The Next Web:  Facebook is reportedly prepping an e-money service, and is close to getting approval in Ireland
10:05 AM  •
Richard Padilla / MacRumors:  Alpine Planning to Release Aftermarket CarPlay Console This Fall
9:40 AM  •
Catherine Shu / TechCrunch:  Sequoia-Backed Chinese Retailer Jumei Files For $400M U.S. IPO
9:15 AM  •
Alistair MacDonald / Wall Street Journal:  Canadian Government Says Public Websites up and Running
8:40 AM  •
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:  A profile of Benchmark venture capitalist Richard Barton
8:05 AM  •
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:  Windows Phone 8.1 review: a magnificent smartphone platform
7:35 AM  •
Tom Warren / The Verge:  Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview now available to download
7:20 AM  •
Jim Finkle / Reuters:  Blackberry plans Heartbleed patches as mobile threat scrutinized
6:35 AM  •
New York Times:  How and why startups like Lyft and Quora are increasingly taking big late-stage investments
5:40 AM  •
Ina Fried / Re/code:  Early internal document reveals Android was initially designed without touchscreen support
4:55 AM  •
Kevin C. Tofel / Gigaom:  Chrome Remote Desktop for Android beta being tested
4:20 AM  •
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:  As phone designs homogenize, some manufacturers experiment with unused rear space
1:55 AM  •
Hannah Kuchler / Financial Times:  Data preserved by the Internet Archive transforms the study of history, raises privacy issues
12:40 AM  •
Tracey Lien / Polygon:  Amazon Game Studios attracts talent with smaller teams, influence over technology roadmap

April 13, 2014

11:15 PM  •
Dan Seifert / The Verge:  Dell Chromebook 11 review: solid build quality and 10 hour battery life for under $300
9:50 PM  •
David Carr / New York Times:  Content creators are skeptical of Yahoo's plans to produce high-quality television
8:55 PM  •
Don Melton:  Former Safari chief Don Melton recounts his encounters with Steve Jobs at Apple and NeXT
7:20 PM  •
David Streitfeld / New York Times:  Free of the desire to do the right thing, highest-paid CEO Larry Ellison does what he wants
5:45 PM  •
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:  A look at Facebook's behind-the-scenes hardware operation, which helped draw Oculus
4:50 PM  •
Zoran Basich / Wall Street Journal:  Andreessen warns companies of “abusive” renegotiation tactics by non-Silicon Valley PE firms
3:55 PM  •
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld:  IRS misses XP deadline, pays Microsoft millions for patches
3:00 PM  •
Steve Marquess / Speeds and Feeds:  OpenSSL Software Foundation president: we need support from companies and governments for a team of 6+ full-time workers
1:25 PM  •
Nick Bilton / New York Times:  Graphene: the strong, thin, flexible conductor that could change the electronics industry
11:50 AM  •
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:  FRED WILSON Q&A: The Legendary Investor Talks Retirement, Tumblr's Exit, And Getting Over A Tough Year
11:05 AM  •
Washington Post:  Google, once disdainful of lobbying, now a master of Washington influence
9:10 AM  •
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:  Jeff Bezos is making payments a top area of focus and investment at Amazon
5:50 AM  •
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:  “Brightest Flashlight” Android app disclosed location of 50 million people, but FTC imposes no fine
1:55 AM  •
Kyle Russell / Business Insider:  A BI reporter whose Google Glass was stolen off his face in SF on Friday reflects on the city's tech protests
12:30 AM  •
Julian Sanchez / Guardian:  Even if the NSA first learned about Heartbleed this April, it could use the bug to decrypt data retained prior to that
12:05 AM  •
Zenon Evans / Hit & Run:  Let Me Google That For You Act aims to close federal agency selling copies of freely downloadable documents

April 12, 2014

10:20 PM  •
Federico Viticci / MacStories:  Reeder 2 for Mac Public Beta Now Available
8:36 PM  •
David E. Sanger / New York Times:  Obama Lets N.S.A. Exploit Some Internet Flaws, Officials Say
7:55 PM  •
Shara Tibken / CNET:  Google's Android VP of engineering testifies for Samsung, says iPhone features weren't copied
6:55 PM  •
Megan Geuss / Ars Technica:  Private crypto keys are accessible to Heartbleed hackers, new data shows
5:15 PM  •
Hunter Walk:  Gil Penchina interviewed on plans for his leaderboard-topping $3.3M AngelList syndicate
4:20 PM  •
Fulya Ozerkan / Agence France-Presse:  Turkey PM threatens to ‘go after’ Twitter for tax evasion
3:10 PM  •
Cam Simpson / Businessweek:  Samsung facing more scrutiny in South Korea over its cancer-stricken semiconductor workers
12:35 PM  •
San Francisco Chronicle:  Salesforce leasing half of planned 61-story Transbay Tower, tallest in SF after 2017 opening
9:25 AM  •
The Boston Globe:  Massachusetts governor unveils sweeping legislation to eliminate noncompetes for tech workers
5:50 AM  •
Boris Jabes / Meldium:  Agents that fetch URLs are vulnerable to “reverse” Heartbleed exploits, warns Meldium dev team
4:50 AM  •
Paul Mutton / Netcraft:  Only 30K of the 500K+ SSL certificates affected by the Heartbleed bug have been reissued to date
1:55 AM  •
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:  Microsoft OS chief Myerson talks turkey on transparency, cadence and cross platform
1:25 AM  •
Kevin C. Tofel / Gigaom:  PayPal releases mobile payment app for the Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint reader
12:55 AM  •
Peter Kafka / Re/code:  DreamWorks submitted a bid to Vevo's owners this week to buy part of the company
12:30 AM  •
Joshua Brustein / Businessweek:  Staples begins offering in-store 3D printing services in US, starting in LA and NY
12:15 AM  •
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:  Microsoft experiments with making Windows Live Tiles interactive
12:00 AM  •
Re/code:  Amazon is wooing app developers for upcoming smartphone with money, Amazon Web Services, more

April 11, 2014

11:40 PM  •
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:  Apple Developers Must Now Agree To Ad Identifier Rules Or Risk App Store Rejection
11:15 PM  •
Yoree Koh / Wall Street Journal:  Report: 44% of Twitter Accounts Have Never Sent a Tweet
10:40 PM  •
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:  ZEFR Is Selling MovieClips To Comcast's Fandango
10:05 PM  •
CloudFlare:  Two people independently obtained SSL private keys with Heartbleed exploits, solving CloudFlare's challenge
9:35 PM  •
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:  Box Defeats Preliminary Injunction In OpenText's $268M Patent Infringement Case
9:00 PM  •
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:  During 2012 cyberattack on banks, US asked 120 countries to choke off the offending traffic
8:25 PM  •
Peter Kafka / Re/code:  Sprint to offer carrier billing and free trials for Spotify service in planned partnership
7:25 PM  •
Josh Lowensohn / The Verge:  Apple rests its case against Samsung after calling it a copycat yet again
6:30 PM  •
Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:  Another SF protest at the home of a Googler targets lawyer accused of evicting families
6:10 PM  •
Kara Swisher / Re/code:  IAC bought 11% of Tinder from Palihapitiya for only $55M, valuating company at $500M
5:30 PM  •  NSA and Federal government claim that they were not aware of Heartbleed vulnerability before April 2014
5:20 PM  •
Wall Street Journal:  Amazon plans to announce a smartphone by the end of June, to ship by the end of September
5:10 PM  •
The United States Department of Justice:  DOJ charges 9 individuals for using Zeus malware to steal millions, 2 extradited from UK
4:43 PM  •
NSA/CSS / @nsa_pao:  Statement: NSA was not aware of the recently identified Heartbleed vulnerability until it was made public.
4:25 PM  •
Drew Houston / The Dropbox Blog:  Dropbox responds to uproar over Condoleezza Rice: our commitment to your rights and privacy will continue
4:00 PM  •
TechCrunch:  Box Debuts ‘Box Open Source’ To Share Its Internal Tools With The Larger Developer World
3:40 PM  •
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:  IAC's Match Group CEO: we did Tinder transaction, but $5B valuation “nowhere near the truth”
3:05 PM  •
Michael Riley / Bloomberg:  NSA Said to Exploit Heartbleed Bug for Intelligence for Years
3:00 PM  •
Alistair Barr / Wall Street Journal:  Google is testing a program with advertisers to match web users to in-store sales
2:10 PM  •
Serena Saitto / Bloomberg:  IAC said to buy back 10% of Tinder from VC Chamath Palihapitiya, valuing company at $5B
1:55 PM  •
Dhanya Ann Thoppil / Wall Street Journal:  Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders May Soon Be Allowed to Work in the U.S.
1:35 PM  •
Chris Velazco / Engadget:  Facebook report shows where and how often it blocked illegal content
12:45 PM  •
David Kravets / Ars Technica:  Appeals court reverses hacker/troll “weev” conviction and sentence [Updated]
12:25 PM  •
Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica:  RIAA sues Megaupload over copyright infringement
11:55 AM  •
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider:  Apple vs. Samsung docs reveal Galaxy Tab was a flop and Samsung knew it
11:35 AM  •
Leo Kelion / BBC:  US government warns of Heartbleed bug danger
11:20 AM  •
Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:  Alibaba acquiring Chinese mapping giant AutoNavi in $1.5B deal
11:05 AM  •
Hiroyuki Kachi / Wall Street Journal:  Sony warns of battery fire risk in latest Vaio Fit 11A laptops, 26,000 affected worldwide
10:50 AM  •
Rachel King / ZDNet:  Amazon Web Services launches R3 instances
10:25 AM  •
Nick Sullivan / CloudFlare Blog:  Cloudflare's extensive testing with Heartbleed unsuccessful in retrieving private SSL key data
10:00 AM  •
Jon Fingas / Engadget:  Chrome beta for Android makes it easy to send web video to Chromecast
9:45 AM  •
Mathew Ingram / Gigaom:  Facebook says no to like-bait and viral content — but what if that's what users really want?
9:10 AM  •
Eric Blattberg / VentureBeat:  LinkedIn now shows you jobs open at your own company
8:15 AM  •
Dan Levine / Reuters:  Microsoft and Sony invest in Intellectual Ventures' latest acquisition fund, Apple and Intel decline
7:30 AM  •
Sean Michael Kerner / eWeek:  Heartbleed SSL Flaw Angst Aggravated by Broken Disclosure Process
6:45 AM  •
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:  Reddit Starts Listing Trending Subreddits To Get More Users Into Its Smaller Communities
5:10 AM  •
Michael Ducker / The Twitter Blog: brings interactive real-time notifications for replies, retweets, favorites, and DMs
5:05 AM  •
Facebook:  Facebook cleans up News Feed spam by cracking down on Like-baiting, repeated content, and spammy links
5:00 AM  •
Samsung Tomorrow:  Samsung Galaxy S5 and Gear devices begin selling in 125 countries
1:55 AM  •
Eric Markowitz / Vocativ:  Behind the Scenes: The Crazy 72 Hours Leading Up to the Heartbleed Discovery
12:15 AM  •
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:  The Hunt Raises $10M From Khosla For Crowdsourced Shopping

April 10, 2014

11:20 PM  •
Brent Kendall / Wall Street Journal:  DOJ and FTC clarify: sharing information about cyber threats doesn't violate antitrust laws
10:35 PM  •
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:  Following Spotify, Deezer Goes Freemium On Mobile
9:30 PM  •
Loek Essers / PC World:  Party's over for the Dutch: pirated downloads now prohibited in the Netherlands
9:20 PM  •
Donna Tam / CNET:  Amazon app store grows to 200,000 apps
8:15 PM  •
Alex Wilhelm / TechCrunch:  Bitcoin Falls Below The $400 Mark, Down More Than 60% From Its All-Time High
7:45 PM  •
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:  Microsoft OS chief Myerson on the future of ‘One Windows’
7:00 PM  •
Michael D. Shear / New York Times:  Health Secretary Resigns After Woes of
6:55 PM  •
Mike Isaac / Re/code:  Ex-Gowalla Founders Raise $2.1 Million for Last, a Stealth Mobile Startup
6:45 PM  •
Joshua Cohen / Tubefilter:  Ex-Maker CEO Danny Zappin Sues To Delay $500 Million Disney Acquisition
6:30 PM  •
Mike Isaac / Re/code:  Apple Says iOS, OSX and “Key Web Services” Not Affected by Heartbleed Security Flaw
6:25 PM  •
Ellen Messmer / Network World:  Heartbleed Bug hits at heart of many Cisco, Juniper products
6:05 PM  •
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:  Social Music App-Maker Smule Raises Another $16.6M
5:50 PM  •
Kevin C. Tofel / Gigaom:  Google selling Glass to anyone in the US on April 15 for a limited time
5:00 PM  •
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Google:  Aereo available to Google Chromecast users on Android starting May 29
4:35 PM  •
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:  Amazon Acquires Digital Comic Book Store Comixology
4:15 PM  •
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:  Twitter rolls out real-time interactive notifications on the Web for replies, favorites, retweets, and DMs
4:10 PM  •
Alex Wilhelm / TechCrunch:  Zynga Names David Lee CFO, As Longtime Exec Mark Vranesh Departs The Firm
4:05 PM  •
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:  Adding Condoleezza Rice To Dropbox's Board Seems Incredibly Tone Deaf Following NSA Concerns
3:55 PM  •
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:  Petition Demanding Removal Of Condoleezza Rice From Dropbox Board Pops Up Online, On Twitter
3:20 PM  •
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:  Facebook cleans up the News Feed by reducing Like-baiting posts, repeated content, and spammy links
3:10 PM  •
Jordan Kahn / 9to5Mac:  Nike+ Fuel Lab opens to expand fitness tracking platform to third parties starting w/ RunKeeper, Strava, MyFitnessPal
2:25 PM  •
Mike Isaac / Re/code:  FTC Clears Facebook's WhatsApp Acquisition in the U.S.
2:20 PM  •
Sarah McBride / Reuters:  U.S. start-ups raise $9.99 billion, hit outsized valuations in first-quarter
2:10 PM  •
Liz Gannes / Re/code:  Munchery raises $28M round led by Sherpa, plans expanding food delivery service to Seattle, boasts $10M run rate
1:50 PM  •
Rachel King / ZDNet:  FTC calls out Facebook, Whatsapp over privacy ahead of merger
1:35 PM  •
Jay Yarow / Business Insider:  Jeff Bezos' annual shareholder letter: testing 7th generation drones, up to $5K quitting bonus, Fresh expansion plans
1:25 PM  •
Nathan Ingraham / The Verge:  For one day, Google will let anyone in the US buy Glass
1:10 PM  •
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:  Google Strengthens Android App Security With Continuous Post-Install Scans
1:00 PM  •
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune:  Survey: 40% of early adopters would buy a bigger iPhone
12:30 PM  •
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