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Liz Pelly / CASH Music:
How some popular Spotify playlists in its Browse section are controlled by a small group of firms, some owned by big labels, making or breaking upcoming artists   —  Not all Spotify playlists are created equally.  To begin understanding this, look at them closely.  Literally.
Jun 24, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Suzanne Woolley / Bloomberg:
Crowdfunding for medical expenses on sites like GoFundMe and YouCaring is on the rise and could grow even further if more Americans become uninsured   —  Sites such as GoFundMe and GiveForward are poised for a wave of medical appeals if Trumpcare leaves millions uninsured, and even if it doesn't.
Jun 17, 2017, 3:15 PMIn context
Benjamin Romano / Xconomy:
Intellectual Ventures spin-out Pivotal Commware, developing antenna from metamaterials for software defined radios, raises $17M Series A from Bill Gates, others   —  Pivotal Commware, a year-old metamaterials startup built inside patent licensing and invention business Intellectual Ventures …
Jun 16, 2017, 10:25 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / BleepingComputer.com:
Check Point: 250M computers and 20% of corporate networks worldwide infected by Fireball adware from China's Rafotech; Fireball can push and execute any file   —  A Chinese digital marketing company named Rafotech is behind a wave of inter-connected adware families that found their way onto …
Jun 3, 2017, 5:20 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Collaboration platform Smartsheet raises $52M Series F led by existing investor Insight Venture Partners at a $800M valuation   —  Cloud-based communication and collaboration platforms are the name of the game today in enterprise software, and now one of the still-independent leaders in that space …
May 24, 2017, 10:05 AMIn context
New York Times:
Europol chief says 200K computers in 150 countries were affected by WannaCry ransomware, while experts warn that new wave of attacks next week is likely   —  LONDON — Security experts are warning that the global cyberattack that began on Friday is likely to be magnified in the new workweek …
May 14, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Ultrahaptics raises $23M Series B for ultrasound-based “touchless interfaces” that users can feel, bringing total raised to about $40M   —  As huge tech companies continue to dump money into VR and AR technology looking to convince us digital objects in front of us are actually real …
May 6, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Ron Miller / TechCrunch:
Collaboration software company Jive to be acquired by ESW Capital's Wave Systems for $462M and will become part of the Aurea family of companies   —  Jive, a community collaboration software company that was one of the biggest Enterprise 2.0-era success stories, going public in 2011 …
May 1, 2017, 11:20 AMIn context
Yusuf Mehdi / Windows Blog:
Microsoft announces Windows 10 Creators Update will roll out on April 11 as a free update; Surface devices will arrive in more countries on April 20   —  Creativity has led the inspiration of our world's greatest inventors, architects, educators, entrepreneurs, developers, and students …
Mar 29, 2017, 9:10 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
Google Maps adds feature that lets users share their location with friends and family on an ongoing basis or for a specified period of time   —  Google Maps has today launched a new feature to allow you to share your location with others.  While that might seem creepy, it's not the first to add this type of functionality.
Mar 22, 2017, 10:10 AMIn context

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