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Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Former FireEye intern pleads guilty to developing Dendroid spyware for Android; sentencing scheduled for Dec. 2   —  Former security intern admits developing super-stealthy Android spyware  —  Dendroid cost $300, made it easy to take pictures and record audio and video.
Aug 30, 2015, 7:05 PMIn context
Dhawal Shah / TechCrunch:
How Coursera reached over 1M registered users in China by partnering with local companies and universities   —  How Coursera Cracked The Chinese Market  —  Coursera announced in July that they crossed 1 million registrations as China became their second largest market, overtaking India.
Aug 23, 2015, 9:00 PMIn context
New York Times:
Amazon tests how far to push white-collar workers to achieve its ever-expanding ambitions, creating a bruising, data-driven workplace   —  Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace  —  SEATTLE — On Monday mornings, fresh recruits line up for an orientation intended to catapult …
Aug 15, 2015, 11:45 AMIn context
Ben Popper / The Verge:
Inside Samsung's Global Innovation Center and why it's backing American software startups like SmartThings, LoopPay, Pixie, Perch, and Boxee   —  Samsung's big bet: put American software startups inside its most important hardware  —  Kai Bond still can't believe he got his own button.
Aug 13, 2015, 10:40 PMIn context
Seth Fiegerman / Mashable:
Inside the failure of Google+, a very expensive attempt to unseat Facebook   —  Create a social network or risk everything.  —  That was the original pitch for Google's Facebook rival, Google+, a refrain hammered over and over by the social network's chief architect, Vic Gundotra, in meetings with the company's top brass.
Aug 2, 2015, 10:50 AMIn context
Rachel Thomas / Medium:
Why women are leaving tech, and what tech companies can do to increase hiring and retention of women   —  If you think women in tech is just a pipeline problem, you haven't been paying attention  —  According to the Harvard Business Review, 41% of women working in tech eventually end up leaving the field …
Aug 2, 2015, 2:00 AMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Yahoo Will Acquire Fashion Startup Polyvore   —  Yahoo just announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire style-focused community Polyvore.  —  In a blog post about the deal, Yahoo's senior vice president of publisher products Simon Khalaf highlighted “Polyvore's expertise …
Jul 31, 2015, 5:25 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
How a federal agency mishandled $3.5B of stimulus money to expand rural broadband coverage and failed to deliver   —  Wired to fail  —  How a little known agency mishandled several billion dollars of stimulus money trying to expand broadband coverage to rural communities.
Jul 29, 2015, 8:35 AMIn context
Drew Olanoff / TechCrunch:
Yahoo Q2 beats estimates with revenue of $1.04B, misses on earnings with $0.16 EPS   —  Yahoo's Q2 Manages A Slim Revenue Beat, But Its Per-Share Profit Of $0.16 Disappoints  —  Today, Yahoo reported its second-quarter financial performance, including $1.04 billion in revenue after discounting …
Jul 21, 2015, 4:30 PMIn context
Katherine Rushton / Daily Mail:
Google has received over 281K right to be forgotten requests to remove 1.1M links, deleted 602K of them   —  More than 280,000 people ask Google for the right to be forgotten and request more than a MILLION pages are wiped from the search engine's results  —  The massive scale …
Jul 12, 2015, 11:30 AMIn context

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