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Bloomberg:
Airbnb launches Airbnb Luxe, a new luxury tier of 2,000 listings with an average price of $14K a week to as high as $1M a week for a private atoll   —  Gone are the days of air mattresses on the floor.  Airbnb Inc. is now catering to the mega-wealthy with a new tier of luxury rentals.
Jun 25, 2019, 9:15 PMIn context
Daniel Eran Dilger / AppleInsider:
Early impressions of macOS Catalina, which will usher in a new era of cross platform apps, as it enters public beta   —  Apple's macOS Catalina is another ambitious refinement of the Mac featuring a fundamental rethinking of iTunes and an infusion of fresh ideas from iOS …
Jun 24, 2019, 4:23 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Shopify announces a range of new updates, including a new Plus tier for enterprise, new tools for developers, and AI-powered fulfillment centers across the US   —  Shopify today announced a slew of enhancements to its direct-to-consumer platform for brands.  The company announced a new Shopify Plus …
Jun 19, 2019, 12:10 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
A look at the state of diversity and inclusion in the US tech industry, and why new startups and VCs with inclusive-minded CEOs are critical for change   —  Where the industry needs to go from here  —  Silicon Valley is entering a new phase in its quest for diversity and inclusion in the technology industry.
Jun 18, 2019, 2:15 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Facebook says Watch has 140M DAUs who spend at least a minute on the site, announces deals with global publishers and Ad Breaks rollout in five new languages   —  NY Digital Editor @https://twitter.com/xpangler FOLLOW  —  Facebook says its video strategy — to encourage its 2 billion-plus users to watch …
Jun 12, 2019, 9:55 AMIn context
Andy Patrizio / Ars Technica:
A look at EverQuest, the 20-year-old game that served as the model for many other MMORPGs, inspired over a dozen spin-offs, and is still running to this day   —  A game born in an era of dial-up Internet is still doing well after all this time—how?!  —  Twenty years ago …
Jun 10, 2019, 7:55 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Interface:
With Apple making its Sign In with Apple feature mandatory for App Store developers, it starts to feel less like competition and more like brute force   —  On Monday, at its Worldwide Developer Conference in San Jose, Apple introduced a privacy-focused login tool called “Sign in with Apple.”
Jun 5, 2019, 2:10 AMIn context
Benjamin Herold / Education Week:
US schools are hastily adopting programs for monitoring students' social media activity to improve safety, often with little regard for effectiveness or privacy   —  Last December, early on a Sunday morning, Amanda Lafrenais tweeted about her cats.  —  “I would die for you,” the 31-year old comic book artist from Clute, Texas wrote.
Jun 2, 2019, 11:05 AMIn context
Cecilia D'Anastasio / Kotaku:
The US esports industry seems to be in a bubble, with viewership stats that sources say are rosy-eyed at best, and inflated, unverified, or misleading at worst   —  The mainstream narrative of esports has been lovingly crafted by those who benefit from its success.  There's big money in esports, they say.
May 26, 2019, 6:35 PMIn context
Li Jin / Andreessen Horowitz:
The state of the podcasting industry in 2019, including key trends and monetization strategies of audio apps in China   —  In the world of podcasting, the flywheel is spinning: new technologies including AirPods, connected cars, and smart speakers have made it much easier for consumers to listen …
May 26, 2019, 5:05 AMIn context

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