Techmeme

Results 1 - 10 of about 12562:

Jack Chang / Associated Press:
China blocks VPN services that skirt online censorship   —  BEIJING (AP) — China is blocking VPN services that let users skirt online censorship of popular websites such as Google and Facebook amid a wider crackdown on online information, tech companies and specialists said Friday.
Jan 23, 2015, 2:15 PMIn context
Tim Peterson / AdAge:
Facebook enabling advertisers to target people posting on Super Bowl topics in near real time   —  Facebook Packages Own Super Bowl Audience for Ad Dollars  —  Company Will Track Status Updates for Game-Related Keywords  —  2015 Marketing Fact Pack  —  Facebook is creating …
Jan 22, 2015, 8:35 PMIn context
Derrick Harris / Gigaom:
Ex-Facebookers at Interana raise $20M for mass-scale event data   —  Interana, a Menlo Park, California, analytics startup that officially launched in October has closed a $20 million Series B round.  Index Ventures led the round, which also included new investors AME Cloud Ventures, Harris Barton and Cloudera's Mike Olson.
Jan 22, 2015, 8:35 AMIn context
Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
Illinois law says schools can ask for students' Facebook passwords if they violate policy   —  Illinois Says Rule-Breaking Students Must Give Teachers Their Facebook Passwords  —  School districts in Illinois are telling parents that a new law may require school officials to demand …
Jan 21, 2015, 7:40 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Pinterest Acquires Machine Learning Commerce Recommendation Engine Kosei   —  Facebook knows who you were.  Google knows what you want now.  But Pinterest yearns to know what you want next, which is “exactly” why it acquired recommendation engine startup Kosei, Pinterest's head of engineering Michael Lopp tells me.
Jan 21, 2015, 12:10 PMIn context
Eric Tucker / Associated Press:
Justice Department reaches $134K settlement with woman who DEA agents impersonated on Facebook   —  US settles case over fake Facebook page  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has reached a $134,000 settlement with a New York woman after federal drug agents used information …
Jan 20, 2015, 8:25 PMIn context
Reed Albergotti / Wall Street Journal:
Economists question Facebook report claiming global economic impact of over $200B and 4.5M jobs   —  Facebook Touts Its ‘Economic Impact,’ But Economists Question Numbers  —  Facebook has more than a billion users and generated an estimated $12 billion in revenue last year.
Jan 20, 2015, 2:05 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook to reduce distribution of deliberately false or misleading posts in News Feed, characterized by hoax-busting comments and high removal rate by sharers   —  News Feed FYI: Showing Fewer Hoaxes  —  The goal of News Feed is to catch up with your friends and find the things that matter to you.
Jan 20, 2015, 1:05 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Snapchat Revenue Boss Mike Randall Departs After Seven Months   —  Snapchat's revenue boss Mike Randall has left the company, seven months after joining the messaging startup.  —  Randall, who was hired away from Facebook in June 2014, departed last week.  —  “We thank Mike for his many contributions …
Jan 20, 2015, 1:00 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Facebook doubles its office space in Seattle, where it has grown from 90 to 400 employees in two years   —  Facebook soars to 400 employees in Seattle — and now it's doubling its space to make room for more  —  Facebook's Seattle office has reached a whopping 400 employees — and it's showing no signs of slowing down.
Jan 17, 2015, 12:25 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Introducing Microsoft Surface Hub: The first device to unlock the power of the group  —  Surface Hub unlocks new capabilities for Microsoft's customers and demonstrates the flexibility of the Windows 10 platform.
HP:
Printing Organs, Prosthetics & Devices: Medical 3D Printing Comes of Age  —  The ability to print three-dimensional objects instantly and with precision is revolutionizing entire industries, and healthcare is no exception.
Exitround:
How Much Are Actual Startup Exit Prices And Returns?  —  What are the actual returns for investors and founders when startups get acquired?  There is plenty of talk lately about bubbles, burn rates and risk …
Zoho:
5 Tips to Up Your Recruiting Game for 2015  —  The new year is officially underway and the signs are everywhere.  —  There's a signup sheet for treadmills at the gym, the produce aisle at your supermarket …