Twitter gears up for new push into China with hiring of regional director

With user growth remaining elusive, it appears Twitter is getting ready to make a run at the world’s largest population of Internet users. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted that the company has hired Kathy Chen as managing director for Greater China. Twitter’s chances of making much headway in China would appear to be slim. The service remains More...

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By admin On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
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Foodida crowdsources fast-food delivery for the times when you crave it

When you’re in need of faster fast food, Foodida wants to be there for you. The company is creating an on-demand community that can deliver food when you order it. Or you can go to a fast-food place on your More...

By admin On Sunday, April 10th, 2016
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The Ocean Rift in virtual reality is like relaxing in an IMAX theater

With the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, I feel like I’ve got an IMAX theater in my home. And the most relaxing VR experience I’ve seen so far is Ocean Rift. With Ocean Rift, you are immersed More...

By admin On Thursday, April 7th, 2016
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White House reportedly won’t back encryption bill arising from iPhone case

(Reuters) – The White House is declining to offer public support for draft legislation that would empower judges to require technology companies such as Apple Inc to help law enforcement crack encrypted More...

By admin On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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Google open-sources Walt, a tool that measures lag for touch and voice commands

Google today talked for the first time about Walt, a piece of software that people can use to figure out how long it takes for a device to respond to touch or voice input. Google has been using Walt to do performance More...

By admin On Friday, August 28th, 2015
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Court sides with U.S. government over NSA metadata collection program

WASHINGTON (Reuters, Lawrence Hurley) – A U.S. appeals court on Friday threw out a judge’s ruling that would have blocked the National Security Agency from collecting phone metadata under a controversial More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
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Cheating website relieved it is not being judged after hack

[Are you a growth marketer? Do you want to know what it takes to be one? Join us at GrowthBeat, on August 17-18 in San Francisco. Thought leaders from the biggest brands and most disruptive companies will share More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
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Brands: How to navigate the exploding mobile advertising ecosystem

[Free Event] Succeed in the fast-growing and rapidly changing mobile advertising space. Register to attend the VB Mobile Advertising Roadshow in NYC. Learn more now. VB EVENT: The mobile advertising ecosystem More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
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Ivideon scores $4M from Impulse VC to take its video-streaming service global

Got email marketing? We’ve got best practices from LivingSocial and estate sale guru Everything But The House in our next Insight webinar. Ivideon, a Russian startup whose cloud platform allows users to More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
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Watch Tom Hiddleston Relish Another Villainous Turn In Jaguar XE Commercial

Tom Hiddleston reprises his role as British villain in Jaguar’s newest commercial for its XE sports car. The Art of Villainy Jaguar ads went viral with “Rendezvous,” the ad that aired during the More...