Monthly Archives: February 2019

Medium lowers its paywall for Twitter users

If you’re not the paying sort, Medium has a mile-wide new hole in its paywall that might interest you. (But really, you should...

A new ‘Hide Tweet’ button has been spotted in Twitter’s code

Twitter has confirmed it’s developing a new “Hide Tweet” option, but has yet to provide detail about its launch plans for the feature....

Tesla halts online sales ahead of Elon Musk announcement

Tesla buyers might have a hard time ordering a vehicle through its website for the next several hours. The “order” webpages for the Model...

Privacy complaints received by tech giants’ favorite EU watchdog up more than 2x since...

A report by the lead data watchdog for a large number of tech giants operating in Europe shows a significant increase in privacy complaints...

It’s a new era for fertility tech

Women’s health has long been devoid of technological innovation, but when it comes to fertility options, that’s starting to change. Startups in the space...

LinkedIn forced to ‘pause’ mentioned in the news feature in Europe after complaints about...

LinkedIn has been forced to ‘pause’ a feature in Europe in which the platform emails members’ connections when they’ve been ‘mentioned in the...

ClassDojo, an app to help teachers and parents communicate better, raises $35M

Messaging apps have become the de facto way that many people today keep in regular contact with each other, and that trend has also...

Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2 deals see up to £200 discounts

Microsoft has slashed prices across its entire range of Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2 portables, with most of them – save for...

Amazon 4K TV deal: the TCL 55-inch 4K Roku TV gets a $220 price...

If you're looking for a mid-size 4K TV with premium features, then look no further than this fantastic deal from Amazon. You can get...

OneWeb’s first six global internet satellites are safely in orbit

Update: Launch and deployment successful! After four years and more than $2 billion in funding, OneWeb is ready to launch the first six satellites out...

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How do you hire a great growth marketer?

Julian Shapiro Contributor Julian Shapiro is the founder of BellCurve.com, a growth marketing agency that trains you to...

Google’s Ivan Poupyrev shows off Jacquard, which connects his Levi’s jacket...

Ivan Poupyrev, the technical projects lead at Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects division, just gave a TED talk that was simultaneously a...

Google & Amazon reach an agreement to bring their streaming video...

Google and Amazon are burying the hatchet to better serve users of their respective streaming video platforms, the companies announced this morning. In the...

Google starts rolling out better AMP URLs

Publishers don’t always love Google’s AMP pages, but readers surely appreciate their speed, and while publishers are loath to give Google more power,...

Google Cloud brings on 27-year SAP veteran as it doubles down...

Thomas Kurian, the newly minted CEO of Google Cloud, used the company’s Cloud Next conference last week to lay out his vision for...