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Microsoft shows popup in Windows 10 to advertise its shopping extension to Chrome users (Jan Willem Aldershoff/Myce.com)

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 09:40:04 -0500

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(image) Jan Willem Aldershoff / Myce.com:
Microsoft shows popup in Windows 10 to advertise its shopping extension to Chrome users  —  Microsoft has started to advertise it's Personal Shopping Assistant (PSA) extension for Chrome to Windows 10 users.  Users of Microsoft's latest operating system now receive a small notification above …

























Norwegian newspaper: Tidal publicly claimed 3M members in March 2016, but paid music labels for just 850K subscribers a month later (Paul Resnikoff/Digital Music News)

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:10:07 -0500

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(image) Paul Resnikoff / Digital Music News:
Norwegian newspaper: Tidal publicly claimed 3M members in March 2016, but paid music labels for just 850K subscribers a month later  —  How many subscribers does TIDAL really have?  A new study is now accusing the Jay Z-owned service of completely fabricating their numbers.  And not by a little bit.







Uber hires former Google search chief Amit Singhal as SVP of Engineering (Darrell Etherington/TechCrunch)

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:22:13 -0500

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(image) Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Uber hires former Google search chief Amit Singhal as SVP of Engineering  —  Uber's latest hire has a storied and accomplished history in Silicon Valley - Amit Singhal, former Senior Vice President of Search and employee number 176 at Google, has joined the ride-hailing company as SVP of Engineering.




Sources: President Trump will tap sitting GOP FCC commissioner Ajit Pai, a fierce critic of net neutrality, to lead the agency (Politico)

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:10:05 -0500

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(image) Politico:
Sources: President Trump will tap sitting GOP FCC commissioner Ajit Pai, a fierce critic of net neutrality, to lead the agency  —  President Donald Trump will tap Ajit Pai to lead the FCC in the new administration, elevating the sitting GOP commissioner to the top spot overseeing …







Amazon just launched virtual 'Dash' buttons for one-click buying from the homepage (Jason Del Rey/Recode)

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:05:16 -0500

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(image) Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Amazon just launched virtual ‘Dash’ buttons for one-click buying from the homepage  —  Just let me live in the warehouse already.  —  Another day, another attempt by Amazon to make buying something as easy as humanly possible.  —  The e-commerce leader just unveiled digital versions of its Dash buttons …




Airfare prediction startup Flyr raises $8M Series A, led by Peter Thiel with participation from existing investors (Luke Stangel/Silicon Valley Business ...)

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:35:05 -0500

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(image) Luke Stangel / Silicon Valley Business Journal:
Airfare prediction startup Flyr raises $8M Series A, led by Peter Thiel with participation from existing investors  —  Flyr, a startup whose software predicts the ups and downs of air fares, picked up an $8 million round of funding this week.  —  The San Francisco company's round was led by Peter Thiel …