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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Internet.Org's App With Free Access To Facebook, Google, Wikipedia, Local Info Launches In Zambia   —  85% of the 5 billion people without Internet simply can't afford data plans.  So Facebook's accessibility initiative Internet.org today launches its Android and web app for the developing world …
Jul 31, 2014, 4:50 AMIn context
Ryan Knutson / Wall Street Journal:
Virgin Mobile intros customizable prepaid smartphone plans with options for unlimited data on certain services like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest   —  Sprint Will Sell a $12 Wireless Plan that Only Connects to Facebook or Twitter  —  For about $12, Sprint will soon let subscribers buy …
Jul 30, 2014, 2:05 PMIn context
Kevin Fitchard / Gigaom:
Virgin Mobile intros a blank-slate smartphone plan you can customize any way you like   —  Virgin Mobile's new prepaid plan can be anything you want it to be from a bare-bones emergency calling service to a custom unlimited Facebook plan.  —  Next month, Virgin Mobile USA will offer a new …
Jul 30, 2014, 10:25 AMIn context
Derrick Harris / Gigaom:
Twitter acquires deep learning startup Madbits   —  Twitter has acquired Madbits, a deep-learning-based computer vision startup founded by proteges of Facebook AI director Yann LeCun.  It's the latest in a spate of deep learning and computer vision acquisitions that also includes Google, Yahoo, Dropbox and Pinterest.
Jul 30, 2014, 12:40 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Is Shutting Down Gifts To Focus On Its Buy Button And Commerce Platform   —  Facebook wants to help other businesses sell things, so it's done selling its own.  Facebook Gifts will shut down on August 12th and stop selling gift cards for businesses like Starbucks and iTunes.
Jul 29, 2014, 7:25 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / The Next Web:
Asana's productivity platform gets a native mobile app, redesigned and optimized for iPhone and iPad   —  Productivity platform Asana is unveiling a brand new native iOS app today, rebuilt and redesigned from the ground up.  And yes, it's optimized for iPads too.
Jul 29, 2014, 1:00 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Forces Users Worldwide To Download Messenger For Mobile Chat   —  Over the next few days, Facebook will stop allowing messaging in its main iPhone and Android apps, and force all their users around the world to download its standalone Messenger app.  Facebook first started forcing users …
Jul 28, 2014, 6:10 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
OkCupid admits that it experiments on users, just like Facebook   —  Defending Facebook's experiments, OkCupid admits to some of its own  —  Facebook received a lot of backlash when news came out that it had manipulated users' news feeds in order to experiment on them, and today OkCupid …
Jul 28, 2014, 1:55 PMIn context
Will Oremus / Slate:
Facebook's privacy pivot: Mark Zuckerberg's plan to win back trust   —  Why Mark Zuckerberg is trying to win back users' trust.  —  Remember when Mark Zuckerberg didn't believe in privacy?  When he argued that it was “no longer a social norm”?  When Facebook employees wouldn't even use the word …
Jul 27, 2014, 6:50 PMIn context
Mark Sullivan / VentureBeat:
Marc Andreessen takes to Twitter to quote bad predictions about Facebook through the years   —  Marc Andreessen takes a walk down memory lane with Facebook doubters  —  Marc Andreessen has been a Facebook investor from very early on.  Andreesson, who has been given to launching …
Jul 26, 2014, 11:55 PMIn context

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