Bits: Daily Report: Snap’s Bright Spot

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Spread the loveTweet Photo A production team shooting a video for the Snapchat Discover channel of Tastemade, a digital food and lifestyle publication. The company said it got over a…


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Strategies: The Fabulous Apple Cash Machine

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Spread the loveTweet Apple has enough cash for an outright purchase of General Electric or Wells Fargo or AT&T, the data shows. There is speculation that Apple will make a…


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Facebook Scrambles to Police Content Amid Rapid Growth

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Spread the loveTweet Most of the company’s reviewers are low-paid contractors overseas who spend on average of just a few seconds on each post. A National Public Radio investigation last…


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State of the Art: Giving the Behemoths a Leg Up on the Little Guy

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Spread the loveTweet Which brings us to net neutrality. The rule basically prevents broadband providers from offering preferential treatment to some content online — it blocks Comcast from giving, say,…


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Bits: Daily Report: A Busy Week Ahead

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Spread the loveTweet Photo Customers at the Apple store in Lower Manhattan. The company is expected on Tuesday to report a slight increase in iPhone sales and overall revenue for…


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Bits: Daily Report: Facebook Has a Bug. Can It Be Fixed?

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Spread the loveTweetPhoto To get people to see opposing points of views, Facebook might have to do the unthinkable — disregard the likes and dislikes of its users. Credit Philippe…


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State of the Art: Why Instagram Is Becoming Facebook’s Next Facebook

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Spread the loveTweetThis is difficult to quantify. My subjective experience may not match yours (lots of people, for example, say they hate the new ranked feed). But for me, Instagram’s…


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Father in Thailand Kills 11-Month-Old Daughter Live on Facebook

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Spread the loveTweetPhoto Jiranuch Trirat, second from left, holding the body of her 11-month-old daughter at a hospital in Phuket, Thailand, on Tuesday. The daughter’s death was broadcast on Facebook.…


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Feature: Can Facebook Fix Its Own Worst Bug?

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Spread the loveTweetAfter studying how people shared 1.25 million stories during the campaign, a team of researchers at M.I.T. and Harvard implicated Facebook and Twitter in the larger failure of…


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Bits: Daily Report: F.C.C. Boss Wants to Listen to Tech After All

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Spread the loveTweetPhoto Ajit Pai, the F.C.C. chairman, in Washington in February. The agency voted on Thursday to roll back rules restricting telecom companies and broadcasters. Credit Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated…


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