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Dick Costolo / Guardian:
Twitter helped open access to information, people, and power, and that access should be used responsibly and with empathy   —  why tech firms are set to face complex ethical issues  —  After nearly five years the Twitter CEO is standing down.  He explains why it wants to champion the underserved …
Jul 2, 2015, 5:00 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Xiaomi Sold 34.7M Smartphones In First Half Of 2015, Up 33% Year-On-Year   —  Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi today confirmed that it sold just shy of 35 million phones in the first half of this year. … Xiaomi, which is valued at $45 billion and is the world's third largest exporter of phones …
Jul 1, 2015, 11:55 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Former Vevo CEO Rio Caraeff Joins Magic Leap As Chief Content Officer   —  Former Vevo CEO Rio Caraeff has a new job: Caraeff announced Wednesday on Twitter that he is joining the secretive augmented reality startup Magic Leap as Chief Content Officer: Dana Beach, Florida-based Magic Leap …
Jul 1, 2015, 1:15 PMIn context
Arik Hesseldahl / Re/code:
Famed security researcher Peiter “Mudge” Zatko leaves Google to create a “CyberUL” at behest of U.S. government, an organization to make software more secure   —  Famed Security Researcher Mudge Leaves Google  —  Peiter Zatko, a respected computer security researcher better known …
Jul 1, 2015, 1:50 AMIn context
Jemima Kiss / Guardian:
Departing CEO Dick Costolo says going public accelerated short-term thinking at Twitter   —  Next Twitter boss faces complex challenges, says departing Dick Costolo  —  In interview before his last day in job, CEO says going public accelerated short-term-thinking, and regulation would pose threat to free speech
Jun 30, 2015, 7:05 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Cloud Finance Intelligence Startup Adaptive Insights Gets $75M, Reportedly At A Unicorn Valuation   —  The rise of the CFO from back-office number cruncher to business leader is being played out across a number of companies, from tech leaders like Twitter through to consumer giants like PepsiCo.
Jun 30, 2015, 11:30 AMIn context
Ruth Reader / VentureBeat:
Medium adds sign-in option that emails users a one-time login link, no password required   —  Medium doesn't think it needs passwords to offer secure authentication  —  Blogging platform Medium is opening up its login process, so you don't need a Twitter account, Facebook account, or a password.
Jun 30, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple Music will be available on Sonos speakers by end of the year   —  Update: Apple has confirmed in a statement to Buzzfeed that Apple is working with Sonos to get Apple Music available on the connected speaker system by the end of the year.  Original story below.
Jun 28, 2015, 3:05 PMIn context
Josh Horwitz / Quartz:
Evernote, LinkedIn, and Uber are succeeding in China by playing by the government's rules   —  A new wave of US internet companies is succeeding in China—by giving the government what it wants  —  Facebook found itself shut out from China in 2009.  Twitter got blocked the same year.
Jun 27, 2015, 6:00 AMIn context
David Michaels / Bloomberg Business:
SEC allows startups raising up to $50M to tweet about stock or debt offering to gauge interest among potential investors   —  SEC Approves Tweeting by Startups to Test Investor Interest  —  Trying to figure out how many investors might want to fund your small business?  Go ahead and tweet about it.
Jun 27, 2015, 12:15 AMIn context

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