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  • Weibo IPO Reveals a Company Struggling With Censorship (ProPublica)

    20 April 2014, 11:15 pm

    ProPublica:Weibo IPO Reveals a Company Struggling With Censorship  —  Starting yesterday, investors can purchase shares of Weibo, sometimes called “China's Twitter,” on NASDAQ.  The company's regulatory filing with the SEC reveals details not…
  • Case preview: Supreme Court to hear oral arguments from Aereo and broadcasters on Tuesday (Lyle…

    20 April 2014, 8:50 pm

    Lyle Denniston / SCOTUSblog:Case preview: Supreme Court to hear oral arguments from Aereo and broadcasters on Tuesday  —  Argument preview: Free TV, at a bargain price?  —  At 11 a.m. next Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hold one hour of oral argument…
  • Facebook Launching Mobile Ad Network At F8 Conference (Mike Isaac/Re/code)

    20 April 2014, 7:35 pm

    Mike Isaac / Re/code:Facebook Launching Mobile Ad Network At F8 Conference  —  Lots of people have wanted Facebook to build an ad network for a long time.  —  Here it comes.  Facebook will take the wraps off its plans for a mobile ad network at its…
  • Former MSN Messenger Service developer recounts battle to reverse engineer AIM's chat protocol…

    20 April 2014, 6:55 pm

    David Auerbach / n+1:Former MSN Messenger Service developer recounts battle to reverse engineer AIM's chat protocol  —  Chat Wars  —  In the summer of 1998 I graduated from college and went to work as a programmer at Microsoft in Redmond, Washington. …
  • Tencent: the Chinese internet giant founded by Ma "Pony" Huateng guns for global expansion (Dorinda…

    20 April 2014, 4:00 pm

    Dorinda Elliott / Fast Company:Tencent: the Chinese internet giant founded by Ma “Pony” Huateng guns for global expansion  —  Tencent: The Secretive, Chinese Tech Giant That Can Rival Facebook and Amazon  —  China's most powerful Internet company…
  • Detroit's tech job growth nearly double the national average, fueled by car industry hires…

    20 April 2014, 1:25 pm

    Christina Tynan-Wood / ITworld:Detroit's tech job growth nearly double the national average, fueled by car industry hires  —  By the numbers: Detroit offers a bright future for technology professionals  —  Metro Detroit's tech job growth was nearly 2x…
  • Inside Nokia's effort to build a detailed, three-dimensional "HD Map" for self-driving cars (Chris…

    20 April 2014, 10:35 am

    Chris Davies / SlashGear:Inside Nokia's effort to build a detailed, three-dimensional “HD Map” for self-driving cars  —  Inside the Nokia HERE HD Maps putting Google on notice  —  Where exactly am I?  That's the question Nokia is facing, not in…
  • Samsung data center fire causes outage, errors on smart TVs and phones (update: fixed) (Richard…

    20 April 2014, 7:40 am

    Richard Lawler / Engadget:Samsung data center fire causes outage, errors on smart TVs and phones (update: fixed)  —  Seeing an error message on your Samsung phone, tablet or Smart TV today?  You're not alone, as the Samsung.com website appears to be down…
  • Aereo's CEO on the future of Netflix, TV sports and the public airwaves (Jeff John Roberts/Gigaom)

    20 April 2014, 7:25 am

    Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:Aereo's CEO on the future of Netflix, TV sports and the public airwaves  —  In 2012, Chet Kanojia set out to take on TV's goliaths with a slingshot full of tiny antennas, but he never imagined things would go so far so fast. …
  • Sony Xperia Z2 review: a big, powerful slab of a phone (Sharif Sakr/Engadget)

    20 April 2014, 5:50 am

    Sharif Sakr / Engadget:Sony Xperia Z2 review: a big, powerful slab of a phone  —  It's been nearly three years since I reviewed the Xperia Neo, manufactured by what was then Sony Ericsson.  The Neo represented just the second generation of Xperia phones…
  • Galaxy S5's finger scanner marks an early milestone in the FIDO Alliance's efforts to eliminate…

    20 April 2014, 1:55 am

    Russell Brandom / The Verge:Galaxy S5's finger scanner marks an early milestone in the FIDO Alliance's efforts to eliminate passwords  —  The plot to kill the password  —  The world's most powerful companies want you to log in with fingerprints and…
  • Digital Public Library of America to add millions of records to its archive (Megan Geuss/Ars…

    19 April 2014, 11:00 pm

    Megan Geuss / Ars Technica:Digital Public Library of America to add millions of records to its archive  —  Aquarium, Battery Park, New York City [Postcard], ca.  1931. This is just one of the many resources you can find online through the DPLA website or…
  • Analyst consensus is that quarterly iPad sales might decline slightly compared to last year (Philip…

    19 April 2014, 8:05 pm

    Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune:Analyst consensus is that quarterly iPad sales might decline slightly compared to last year  —  How many iPads did Apple sell last quarter?  —  The analysts' estimates range from 15 million to nearly 22 million.  Average:…
  • Facebook's dedicated unfollow button triples unfollows as users tire of original friend model (Ellis…

    19 April 2014, 5:10 pm

    Ellis Hamburger / The Verge:Facebook's dedicated unfollow button triples unfollows as users tire of original friend model  —  Facebook's friend problem  —  Why can't the social network adapt to how we make (and lose) friends?  —  When I arrived at…
  • Bitcoin Core Developers Weigh in on Side Chain Proposal (Danny Bradbury/CoinDesk)

    19 April 2014, 3:30 pm

    Danny Bradbury / CoinDesk:Bitcoin Core Developers Weigh in on Side Chain Proposal  —  These days, everyone wants to add new features to the bitcoin block chain, but now one team thinks that it's found a way to do it responsibly - by creating “side…

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