Palantir Acquires Social Polling Startup Poptip

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 15:46
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palantir poptip Poptip, a startup that helps companies conduct social media surveys and analyze online conversations, just announced its team will be joining Palantir starting on August 1. I’ve emailed Palantir for confirmation and comment, and I’ll update if I hear back. Read More


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Eventbrite’s Power Duo Julia And Kevin Hartz Will Speak At Disrupt SF

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 15:16
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eventbrite We’re thrilled to announce that Eventbrite co-founders Julia and Kevin Hartz will be joining us for an on-stage interview at Disrupt SF 2014 — the tickets for which are sold by Eventbrite, natch. Julia and Kevin Hartz are married now, but they weren’t when they paired up with Renaud Visage to start the incredibly popular self-service ticketing company that lets users… Read More


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Google Docs, Sheets And Slides Get New Home Screens With A Taste Of Material Design

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 14:56
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Homescreens.withText.Alternate (2) Google has rolled out a new look for its Docs, Sheets and Slides productivity web app suite, with new homepages for each that present your content in a visual grid and that introduce just a hint of Material Design into the look and feel of the apps, with bold edge-to-edge fields of color and some basic animations. The new start pages for Docs, Sheets and Slides do make it a lot easier to find… Read More

Microsoft Now Builds Nearly 95% Of All Windows Phones

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 14:46
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Screen Shot 2014-07-29 at 12.26.33 PM The Microsoft-Nokia deal closed, and Microsoft now builds and sells millions of phones each month. But more to the point, Microsoft now builds 94.5 percent of all Windows Phone devices. That’s according to adduplex, an advertising company that services the mobile platform. The company’s July report on the Windows Phone ecosystem indicates that in the month, devices that it marks… Read More
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