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Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Reddit Starts Listing Trending Subreddits To Get More Users Into Its Smaller Communities   —  Subreddits are, perhaps, reddit's biggest strength.  Introduced in 2008, they're a huge part of the reason why the site rose to popularity, and why that popularity has yet to taper off.
Apr 11, 2014, 6:45 AMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Amazon Acquires Digital Comic Book Store Comixology   —  Amazon has just announced that they will acquire comiXology, a service that offers digital versions of comics from Marvel, DC, and many others.  —  If you've never used it, it's probably easiest to think of comiXology as a sort of iTunes/Kindle Store for comic books.
Apr 10, 2014, 4:35 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Dropbox clarifies takedown policy, compares file hashes to identify infringing shared links   —  How Dropbox Knows When You're Sharing Copyrighted Stuff (Without Actually Looking At Your Stuff)  —  Late last night, a tweet was spread far and wide showing that a DMCA notice had blocked a file …
Mar 30, 2014, 9:05 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Valve's Michael Abrash Joins Oculus As Chief Scientist   —  After Facebook's acquisition of Oculus, many were worried that Oculus' top talent — many of whom are industry pioneers — would leave out of spite.  Seems quite the opposite is happening.  —  Michael Abrash — the man largely responsible …
Mar 28, 2014, 1:25 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Unity Acquires Applifier To Bring Shareable Instant Replays To More Games   —  Your friend takes out his phone.  “Duuude — You've gotta see this game,” he says, before showing you a particularly crazy scene.  —  Is there really any more effective ad for a game?  —  Unity doesn't think so.
Mar 13, 2014, 8:10 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Apple Explains Exactly How Secure iMessage Really Is   —  Millions and millions of people use iMessage every day.  But how many people know exactly what's going on behind the scenes, or what happens to a message once you send it?  —  Maybe a handful.  Up until now, the vast majority …
Feb 27, 2014, 7:25 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton's tweets show he tried unsuccessfully to work at Facebook and Twitter in 2009   —  How Things Change  —  Four years ago, Brian Acton was looking for a job.  —  His job at Yahoo, where he'd filled many engineering roles over 11 years, had come to an end.
Feb 19, 2014, 11:50 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Facebook Now Lets You Edit Your “Look Back” Movie   —  Earlier this week, we learned that Facebook would soon let you edit the automatically-generated “Look Back” videos the company had made to celebrate Facebook's 10th anniversary.  —  Sure enough: they just launched the editor.
Feb 7, 2014, 2:00 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Don't Like Your Facebook “Look Back”?  You'll Be Able To Edit It Soon.   —  For the past 24 hours, my Facebook newsfeed has been predominantly filled with just two things:  —  1) People sharing those cutesy automated “Look Back” videos that Facebook made for most of its users to celebrate the company's 10th anniversary
Feb 6, 2014, 7:25 PMIn context
Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Yahoo Detects Mass Hack Attempt On Yahoo Mail, Resets All Affected Passwords   —  The details are a bit sparse right now, but Yahoo has just disclosed by way of their Tumblr that they've detected what they're calling a “coordinated effort to gain unauthorized access to Yahoo Mail accounts”.
Jan 30, 2014, 5:40 PMIn context

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