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Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Pinterest hires Li Fan, former head of image search at Google and VP of search at Baidu, to lead engineering   —  Pinterest announced that it has hired Li Fan as its new head of engineering, where it's likely that she'll utilize her experience in image search, infrastructure …
Sep 6, 2016, 4:45 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Instapaper has been acquired by Pinterest and will continue to operate as an independent app   —  It will continue to operate as an independent app  —  Instapaper, a pioneering app for saving articles to read later, has been acquired — again.  The app, which was created by developer Marco Arment …
Aug 23, 2016, 1:07 PMIn context
Tim Peterson / Marketing Land:
Pinterest rolls out click-to-play, mobile-only video ads in the US and UK with no current plans to expand to desktop   —  Pinterest's click-to-play Promoted Video format is effectively a free add-on to its Cinematic Pin format, but one that comes with its own free add-on.
Aug 17, 2016, 7:15 AMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Pinterest to launch native video player in the next few months, wants to leverage its visual search technology for better discoverability of videos   —  Video has generally been available — and is often shared — on Pinterest, but it hasn't quite received the same treatment that the company's traditional content has seen.
Aug 4, 2016, 8:20 PMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Pinterest acquires team behind Math Camp, creator of location-based app Highlight and photo-sharing app Shorts   —  Pinterest today said it was acquiring the team behind Math Camp, the creators of Highlight, and will be sunsetting its applications Roll and Shorts in the next few weeks.
Jul 14, 2016, 2:55 PMIn context
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Pinterest is rolling out a shopping bag, buyable pins on web, visual search with your camera   —  Pinterest, the startup whose app lets people pin photos and other content to boards and even buy things shown in pins, today announced that the buy buttons that first appeared on the app are now coming to the web version.
Jun 28, 2016, 1:35 PMIn context
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Fleksy announces its team is joining Pinterest, its keyboard app will remain in App Store, and it plans to open source some of its technology for the blind   —  Pinterest announced today that it has acquired the team behind the smart keyboard app Fleksy.  The visual search engine company is not picking up the technology.
Jun 15, 2016, 2:00 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter and Pinterest accounts hacked, LinkedIn password dump likely to blame   —  Facebook cofounder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg understandably has accounts on other social networks - it only makes sense to keep up with what the competition is up to.
Jun 5, 2016, 4:27 PMIn context
Karl Bode / Techdirt:
Reddit, Automattic, Medium, Vimeo, Kickstarter, Foursquare, Mozilla, Yelp, Pinterest, and others urge FCC to formally evaluate broadband caps and zero rating   —  We've noted how the FCC's latest net neutrality rules do a lot of things right, but they failed to seriously address zero rating …
May 25, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Pinterest confirms hire of about 15 people from mobile ad firm URX including CEO   —  Pinterest confirms ‘acqhire’ of mobile advertising startup URX  —  Pinterest has hired about 15 people from now-defunct mobile advertising startup URX, including its co-founder and CEO, the company announced today.
May 3, 2016, 3:45 PMIn context

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