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Steven Levy / Backchannel:
Inside Facebook's Applied Machine Learning Group and how AI became an integral part of company's strategy for the future   —  When asked to head Facebook's Applied Machine Learning group—to supercharge the world's biggest social network with an AI makeover—Joaquin Quiñonero Candela hesitated.
Feb 26, 2017, 7:10 AMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
Startups that once aimed to disrupt big banks in the US are now working with the banks and building services on top of existing financial infrastructure   —  SAN FRANCISCO — In 2011, Brett King was promoting his book, “Breaking Banks,” and creating a start-up that he hoped would do to the banks …
Feb 26, 2017, 5:35 AMIn context
Shelly Hagan / Bloomberg:
Tech giants including Alphabet, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Salesforce, and Yahoo criticize Trump's reversal of protections for transgender students   —  Companies from Apple to Lyft have issued statements following the administration's announcement on Wednesday.  —  by
Feb 23, 2017, 7:20 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook begins testing ad breaks in partner videos, sharing 55% of ad revenue; Live videos from Pages with 2K+ followers will get an ad break option   —  Many publishers have trouble making money off Facebook videos — this could change that.  —  Facebook is ready to make money from all the videos …
Feb 23, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Steven Perlberg / BuzzFeed:
Sources: Facebook's head of news partnerships Campbell Brown and CPO Chris Cox are hosting off-the-record meetings with journalists to improve relations   —  Facebook's new head of news partnerships, Campbell Brown, is seeking to mend the company's relationship with the media through a series …
Feb 23, 2017, 8:20 AMIn context
Yolanda Redrup / Financial Review:
Australian accounting software company MYOB to buy payment processing firm Paycorp for AU$48M   —  Accounting software company MYOB is pushing further into payment processing solutions, which it sees as a major growth opportunity for the business, thanks to the $48 million acquisition of Paycorp
Feb 22, 2017, 6:40 PMIn context
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Over 1M apps, websites, and bots are now using Facebook's mobile analytics suite, Analytics for Apps, up from 800K in September 2016   —  Facebook's mobile app analytics offering hit a milestone today — it's now providing insight for more than 1 million apps, websites, and bots, a 25 percent increase from September.
Feb 22, 2017, 9:45 AMIn context
Business Insider:
Sources: Snap faced tough questions from potential investors in a meeting Tuesday, focusing on the deceleration of user growth and the threat of Facebook   —  Snapchat executives in New York were peppered with questions on Tuesday about competition from Facebook, user growth for the disappearing-message app …
Feb 21, 2017, 5:30 PMIn context
Jessica Toonkel / Reuters:
Sources: Facebook is in talks to live stream one MLB game per week during upcoming season   —  Facebook Inc is in talks with Major League Baseball to live stream one game per week during the upcoming season, which could be a key win as the social media platform works to offer more live sports …
Feb 21, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Instagram hires Kristina Schake, formerly head of communications for Hillary Clinton's campaign and Michelle Obama, as communications chief   —  Kristina Schake is joining Instagram to lead comms, and current comms boss David Swain is leaving after almost a decade at Facebook.
Feb 21, 2017, 4:45 PMIn context

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