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Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Oculus Has Hired Mary Lou Jepsen Away From Google X   —  Facebook-owned Oculus has hired away big-time Google X executive Mary Lou Jepsen, according to sources familiar with the move.  —  Jepsen, who spent the last three years running the Display Division at Google X, is joining …
Mar 3, 2015, 7:10 AMIn context
Stephen Shankland / CNET:
Mark Zuckerberg praises carriers at MWC, attempts to allay concerns that Internet.org is a threat to their business   —  Zuckerberg: Carriers will connect the world, not sci-fi  —  Facebook's CEO downplays Google's drone and balloon ideas for broadening Net access, saying it's the carriers …
Mar 2, 2015, 8:25 PMIn context
Ruth Reader / VentureBeat:
PayPal announces NFC-enabled card reader coming to Australia and the U.K. this summer, U.S. later this year   —  Gaming execs: Join 180 select leaders from King, Glu, Rovio, Unity, Facebook, and more to plan your path to global domination in 2015.  GamesBeat Summit is invite-only — apply here.
Mar 2, 2015, 12:40 PMIn context
Felix Salmon / Fusion:
Disadvantages of staying private for tech companies: difficulty raising additional capital, onerous liquidation preferences   —  Why staying private sucks, if you're a tech company  —  Three years ago, I wrote a feature for Wired under the headline “For High Tech Companies, Going Public Sucks.”
Mar 1, 2015, 5:05 PMIn context
Chris Hall / Pocket-lint:
HTC partners with Valve to launch Vive VR headset and VR Controllers by the end of this year   —  This is HTC Vive, the Steam VR headset built by HTC and Valve  — Share on Facebook - Tweet about it - Pint It - Share on LinkedIn - Post on Google+ - Share via Email
Mar 1, 2015, 11:00 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Tinder building out ad product, approaching potential partners including Facebook, Twitter   —  Tinder Is Building Out Its Ad Product  —  Dating app Tinder is ready to make some money.  —  The Los Angeles-based startup, which isn't generating any substantial revenue, is building out its first ad product …
Feb 27, 2015, 6:20 PMIn context
Sean O'Kane / The Verge:
Facebook adds custom entry to gender selection list, with free-form field for those who don't identify with pre-set options   —  Facebook stops defining gender for its users  —  Last year Facebook took a socially responsible step forward when it allowed users to choose from preset custom genders like “cisgender” or “transgender.”
Feb 27, 2015, 12:00 AMIn context
Kevin McSpadden / TIME:
Facebook launches new suicide prevention features linking users posting troubling messages to trained experts   —  How Facebook Is Helping Suicidal People  —  Facebook is going to give timelier help to users who post updates suggesting thoughts of suicide, the company announced on Wednesday.
Feb 26, 2015, 7:30 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Facebook paid 321 security researchers $1.3M in 2014; adds Oculus and Moves to bug bounty program   —  Facebook today announced it paid out $1.3 million to 321 security researchers around the world in 2014 as part of its bug bounty program.  The company has now given over $3 million …
Feb 26, 2015, 10:05 AMIn context
Amir Michael / Coolan Blog:
Former Facebook employees launch Coolan, a startup providing predictive analytics for data centers; currently in private beta   —  Coolan is live!  —  After months of hard work, I am excited to share our first product.  Coolan is a new community-based analytics solution that provides customers …
Feb 25, 2015, 9:15 PMIn context

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