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Derrick Harris / Gigaom:
Twitter acquires deep learning startup Madbits   —  Twitter has acquired Madbits, a deep-learning-based computer vision startup founded by proteges of Facebook AI director Yann LeCun.  It's the latest in a spate of deep learning and computer vision acquisitions that also includes Google, Yahoo, Dropbox and Pinterest.
Jul 30, 2014, 12:40 AMIn context
Tracy Chou / Pinterest engineering blog:
Pinterest releases diversity report: global employees are 60% male, 50% Caucasian, 42% Asian   —  Diversity and Inclusion at Pinterest  —  Last October, I posed the question: “Where are the numbers?”.  It was a call to action for the tech industry to share metrics on diversity in the workplace.
Jul 24, 2014, 7:40 PMIn context
Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
Buzzfeed now receives more traffic from Pinterest than from Twitter   —  Nailed It: Buzzfeed Cracks The Pinterest Code  —  Buzzfeed is one of of the fastest growing media companies ever, with a monthly audience of 150 million and counting, thanks chiefly to its unmatched understanding of what people will read or share on Facebook.
Jul 20, 2014, 4:40 PMIn context
Guardian:
DARPA finances research on social media platforms like Twitter, Pinterest, Kickstarter, others to understand how ideas spread and how to influence them   —  US military studied how to influence Twitter users in Darpa-funded research  —  The activities of users of Twitter and other social media services …
Jul 9, 2014, 6:35 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Andreessen Horowitz invests $90M in enterprise cybersecurity firm Tanium at $900M valuation   —  Andreessen Invests in Cybersecurity Firm  —  Tanium, Which Helps Pinpoint IT Threats, Gets $90 Million  —  Venture-capital firm Andreessen Horowitz is placing its second-biggest bet ever …
Jun 22, 2014, 7:40 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Pinterest Improves Its Search Engine Again With Smarter Place Search   —  Yep, Pinterest is becoming a search engine.  Following this week's news about the arrival of a feature called “Guided Search” on the web, Pinterest today says it's now rolling out smarter “Place Search,” too.
Jun 13, 2014, 3:40 PMIn context
Andy Weir / Neowin:
Pinterest finally arrives on Windows Phone   —  Slowly, but surely, the app-gap is being filled on Windows Phone, and the latest addition to the platform is one that users have been awaiting for quite some time.  Today, Microsoft's Joe Belfiore announced that Pinterest has finally made it to Windows Phone.
Jun 12, 2014, 11:20 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Pinterest Becomes More Search Engine-Like With The Launch Of Guided Search On The Web   —  In April, Pinterest introduced a new way to narrow down what you're looking for on mobile with the addition of a feature called “Guided Search,” which pops up related terms at the top of the screen after you enter in a keyword to start a search.
Jun 11, 2014, 1:45 PMIn context
Liz Gannes / Re/code:
Pinterest hires veteran Apple executives Michael Lopp and Bob Baxley to lead engineering and product design   —  Pinterest Hires Long-Time Apple Execs to Lead Engineering and Product Design  —  You might think that with its $5 billion valuation, Pinterest would have its senior management largely set.
Jun 10, 2014, 1:15 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Curalate, which helps brands know how products are shared as images on social networks, raises $8.6M Series B led by NEA   —  As Pinterest and Instagram Soar, Curalate Gets $8.6 Million to Help Brands Capitalize  —  It's hard to visit any social network these days and not think that photos and images are taking over the Web.
Jun 6, 2014, 4:00 PMIn context

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