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Sam Machkovech / Ars Technica:
Microsoft announces five-year exclusive partnership with Chinese software publisher NetEase to bring Minecraft to PCs and smartphones in China   —  Long-awaited news serves as reminder of China's resistance to Western software.  —  When Microsoft opened its wallets in 2014 and traded $2.5 billion …
May 22, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Product Hunt launches a shop to let makers sell their products right on the site   —  Product Hunt, the popular aggregation site for apps, gadgets, and other products, has figured out a path to revenue for the relatively new platform - let product makers sell their wares right on the site and take a cut.
May 19, 2016, 5:50 PMIn context
Neil Cybart / Above Avalon:
Apple's R&D spend is $10B+, 6.8% of revenue in 2016, up from 2.6% of revenue in 2013, hinting at major new products, pivot from iPhone-dependent business model   —  People are focusing on the wrong thing when analyzing Apple's path forward in the face of slowing iPhone sales.
May 11, 2016, 7:40 PMIn context
Agam Shah / PCWorld:
Samsung announces Artik Cloud service that allows businesses to collect and analyze data from the internet of things; service is free for hobbyists   —  Samsung's Artik Cloud to challenge Microsoft's Azure in IoT  —  Samsung's service for businesses will support a wide range of devices and third-party cloud services
Apr 28, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Vindu Goel / New York Times:
Down to Lunch, which lets you schedule activities with your contacts, tops iPhone charts; developers “have turned away dozens of potential investors”   —  Down to Lunch Founders Pursue Less-Traveled Path to App Success  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Nikil Viswanathan and Joseph Lau have built the hottest new social app in America.
Apr 20, 2016, 11:30 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Dispatch raises $2M in seed funding led by Andreessen Horowitz to develop a delivery robot which travels up to 4 mph and transports up to 100 pounds   —  Self-driving delivery vehicle startup Dispatch raises $2 million seed round led by Andreessen Horowitz  —  On-demand delivery is something consumers have come to expect.
Apr 6, 2016, 10:45 PMIn context
Telis Demos / Wall Street Journal:
Square announces plans to offer loans to merchants in partnership with Utah's Celtic Bank; fees to range between 10% and 16% of the amount borrowed   —  Square's Newest Offering: Bank Loans  —  Loans through a partner bank will be an add-on service to Square's core payments business
Mar 24, 2016, 10:35 PMIn context
Yoree Koh / Wall Street Journal:
Source: Pinterest, which projected $3B in 2018 revenues, made about $100M in US ad revenue in 2015, expects non-US users to become majority of audience in 2016   —  Pinterest Works to Pin Down Path to Wider International Audience  —  In an effort to grow, the company is trying to make the image-discovery site less U.S.-centric
Mar 23, 2016, 2:35 PMIn context
Bloomberg Business:
Sources: Alphabet puts Boston Dynamics robotics unit up for sale because it is unlikely to produce marketable product in next few years   —  Google Puts Boston Dynamics Up for Sale in Robotics Retreat  —  Alphabet executives questioned path to marketable products  —  Toyota, Amazon are among possible acquirers of division
Mar 17, 2016, 12:51 PMIn context
John Bohannon / Science:
Study: Analysis of 10M tweets from 2M+ accounts predicted Hurricane Sandy damage location and severity better than FEMA models   —  Twitter can predict hurricane damage as well as emergency agencies  —  In October 2012, meteorologists noticed a massive low-pressure system forming over the waters south of Cuba.
Mar 14, 2016, 12:15 AMIn context

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