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Steven Musil / CNET:
Mary Lou Jepsen, Facebook executive director of engineering and head of display tech at Oculus, resigns to work on curing diseases using MRI, wearables   —  Facebook loses Mary Lou Jepsen, key player in VR push  —  Departure comes amid explosion in interest in taking headset-wearing users to computer-generated environments
May 6, 2016, 12:00 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Sources: LinkedIn has held talks with publishers about introducing its own version of Facebook's Instant Articles   —  LinkedIn Exploring Its Own Version Of Facebook's Instant Articles  —  LinkedIn is considering introducing its own version of Facebook's Instant Articles …
May 5, 2016, 4:05 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook tests temporary reactions with a flower for Mother's Day   —  It's the Thursday before Mother's Day, which makes it the last day you can comfortably order flowers for your mom without freaking out that they won't arrive in time.  But if you forget, or are simply too cheap to spring …
May 5, 2016, 3:20 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Periscope public beta allows users to permanently save broadcasts by typing #save in title of stream   —  Periscope mimics FB Live by letting you permanently #Save replays  —  Periscope added its biggest missing feature today in a move that could make it more palatable to brands and social stars …
May 5, 2016, 12:00 PMIn context
Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post:
Profile of AI assistant Viv, from the creators of Siri, ahead of its public demo Monday; sources say the company received acquisition bids from Google, Facebook   —  Siri's creators say they've made something better that will take care of everything for you  —  SAN JOSE, Calif. …
May 4, 2016, 8:40 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Instagram testing business profiles that feature a contact button, directions, and more   —  Instagram Business Profiles to feature ‘Contact’ buttons, directions and more  —  Instagram had confirmed earlier this year that it was developing business profiles - basically, the Instagram equivalent to a Facebook Brand Page.
May 4, 2016, 4:15 PMIn context
Michael Nunez / Gizmodo:
Former contractors who curated Facebook's “trending” news section describe preferred media outlets, “Twitter” censorship, layoffs, more   —  Want to Know What Facebook Really Thinks of Journalists?  Here's What Happened When It Hired Some.
May 3, 2016, 3:20 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Adobe acquires LiveFyre, plans to use user-generated content tech for client apps, sites; Storify, other products to be integrated into Adobe marketing services   —  Adobe is buying Livefyre so brands can have more free content  —  Adobe has acquired marketing startup Livefyre for an undisclosed sum …
May 3, 2016, 3:05 PMIn context
Natalia Scalzaretto / Reuters:
Brazil judge overturns 72-hour suspension of WhatsApp   —  SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A Brazilian judge on Tuesday overturned a suspension of Facebook Inc's WhatsApp messaging application that affected some 100 million users, after many people voiced frustration at the second such freeze in five months in the South American country.
May 3, 2016, 2:50 PMIn context
Colin Lecher / The Verge:
Tech:NYC, a new tech industry lobbying group, launches, with Fred Wilson and Tim Armstrong as co-chairs and members including Google, Facebook, and Uber   —  Google, Facebook, Uber, and others join new NYC tech industry lobbying group  —  A new, New York City-based technology advocacy group has launched …
May 2, 2016, 10:05 PMIn context

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