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Why Microsoft Is Giving Windows Away on Small Devices

Why Microsoft Is Giving Windows Away on Small Devices | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
No, Microsoft hasn't followed Bill Gates into the philanthropy business.
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Splashy Tactics -- Tech-Shuttle Protester Vomits on Yahoo Bus

Splashy Tactics -- Tech-Shuttle Protester Vomits on Yahoo Bus | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
A strange, aggressive new turn in the tech-shuttle protests this morning.
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Calm Down. Facebook Is Not Screwing You.

Calm Down. Facebook Is Not Screwing You. | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
It's time to stop blaming the imaginary bogeyman and to start to understand how Facebook works.
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TiVo’s Longtime VP of Consumer Sales Heads to Dropcam

TiVo’s Longtime VP of Consumer Sales Heads to Dropcam | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Fourteen-year TiVo sales executive Doug Bieter has left the company for a role as vice president of sales at San Francisco startup Dropcam. Bieter was the DVR-maker’s vice president of consumer sal...
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Microsoft Says Will Offer Version of Windows Free for Phones and Tablets

Microsoft Says Will Offer Version of Windows Free for Phones and Tablets | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
It applies to tablets and phones with a screen size of 9 inches or less.
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Politicians Can Now Hit Up Rich People for Even More Money

Politicians Can Now Hit Up Rich People for Even More Money | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Congrats rich people, the Supreme Court will now let you give even more money to politicians
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Lyft Raises $250 Million From Coatue, Alibaba and Third Point

Lyft Raises $250 Million From Coatue, Alibaba and Third Point | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Launching Lyft in a new city costs at least hundreds of thousands of dollars, and in some cases, much more than that -- like in one of Lyft's next targets, New York City.
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Microsoft Tries to (Re)Build Interest in Windows

Microsoft Tries to (Re)Build Interest in Windows | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Microsoft will discuss the future of its phone and PC software at its San Francisco developers conference.
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LinkedIn Co-Founder Konstantin Guericke Joins Earlybird VC

LinkedIn Co-Founder Konstantin Guericke Joins Earlybird VC | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Konstantin Guericke, a co-founder of LinkedIn who later led the VoIP startup Jaxtr, is now a full-time investor with Earlybird Venture Capital. Earlybird, which is based in Berlin, will remain focu...
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AOL Hires Marketing Veteran Kim Kadlec to Head Up Distribution

AOL Hires Marketing Veteran Kim Kadlec to Head Up Distribution | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
AOL has hired TV and advertising veteran Kim Kadlec as "head of relationship management," a newly created position that gives her responsibility for finding new distribution outlets for the Web com...
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Will Amazon's New TV Box Be Cheap or Free?

Will Amazon's New TV Box Be Cheap or Free? | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
His rivals are selling theirs for as little as $35. But Jeff Bezos hasn't given away hardware -- yet.
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Microsoft's Cortana Is the Only Personal Assistant Who Calls Bill Gates Daddy

Microsoft's Cortana Is the Only Personal Assistant Who Calls Bill Gates Daddy | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Microsoft tapped writers and real life personal assistants to create Cortana.
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Jumping Into the Tornado: Market Insights From the $19 Billion WhatsApp Acquisition

Jumping Into the Tornado: Market Insights From the $19 Billion WhatsApp Acquisition | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Is there anything you really need to learn from it?
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With Fire TV, Amazon Exec Pledges "Increasing Investment" in Games

With Fire TV, Amazon Exec Pledges "Increasing Investment" in Games | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Amazon Games VP Mike Frazzini puts the gaming side of the company's new TV box into context.
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Turkish Court Overturns Countrywide Twitter Ban

Turkish Court Overturns Countrywide Twitter Ban | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The Turkish Constitutional Court ruled on Wednesday that a countrywide Twitter ban violated principles of free speech in Turkey, and ordered Turkey's Telecommunications Directorate to cease the blo...
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Same Stuff, Same Price, More Features: Amazon's TV Box Aims at Apple TV and Roku

Same Stuff, Same Price, More Features: Amazon's TV Box Aims at Apple TV and Roku | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
And, crucially, at all the people who don't have an Apple TV or a Roku
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RentPath Buys Apartment Rental Search Site Lovely for $13 Million

RentPath Buys Apartment Rental Search Site Lovely for $13 Million | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Home rental marketplace Lovely has sold to the TPG-owned RentPath for $13 million, the companies said today. Lovely is one of many companies in the online classifieds space that Craigslist has sued...
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DreamWorks' AwesomenessTV YouTube Network Buys Another YouTube Network

DreamWorks' AwesomenessTV YouTube Network Buys Another YouTube Network | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
AwesomenessTV, the YouTube network that sold to DreamWorks Animation last year, has acquired Big Frame, another YouTube network. Awesomeness will spend $15 million for Big Frame, and says it will h...
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Stick It to Your TV, but Results Could Be Iffy

Stick It to Your TV, but Results Could Be Iffy | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Will Roku's new $50 Streaming Stick work for you? Its price and design worked for Katie, but Wi-Fi challenges posed problems.
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