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Here's how Twitter's new algorithmic timeline is going to work

theverge.com – Casey Newton – Feb 6, 2:51 PM – Twitter went into an uproar Friday after a BuzzFeed report that the social network was on the brink of tossing its traditional timeline for a Facebook-style feed. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tried to calm fears this morning in a series of tweets, but…
Farhad Manjoo As I predicted yesterday: this won't be a big change. Here's how Twitter's new algorithmic timeline is going to work t.co/hRCGNQWypc
Dylan Tweney ◔̯◔ Not exactly rearranging deck chairs, but close t.co/FtAFzUKq8C via @nuzzel
Kerry Flynn Former Twitter product manager on algorithmic feed - you won't notice it t.co/lo5ZvQMQRB via @CaseyNewton t.co/aOPoL4aj0F
Arik Hesseldahl RT @pkafka: So, yes. Twitter wants to be Facebook first, Twitter second. Understandably! Via @CaseyNewton t.co/9zjkfVimfT via verge
Peter Kafka So, yes. Twitter wants to be Facebook first, Twitter second. Understandably! Via @CaseyNewton t.co/9zjkfVimfT via verge
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Twitter To Introduce Algorithmic Timeline As Soon As Next Week

BuzzFeed – I'm glad 10x-ing (if you want to call that fixing, whatev) Twitter ain't my job, but if it were, we'd launch the algorithmic feed tomorrow. — Startup L. Jackson (@StartupLJackson) Say hello to a brand new Twitter. The company is planning to…
Justin Johnson About freaking time! >Algorithmic Timeline Changes, Insists Twitter Is Real-Time t.co/52Vatik3B5 # via kantrowitz @buzzfeednews
Jenn Van Grove Rev chron is great for events & breaking news, otherwise it's messy. Algo already in effect w/ "while you were away" t.co/e3BAb0kFZM
Loic Le Meur Twitter To Introduce Algorithmic Timeline As Soon As Next Week t.co/NJTNf1V8og
Mathew Ingram RT @anildash: The same folks who swore native RTs & hidden @ replies would ruin Twitter will fuss about this, then get over it. t.co/bVCONboiSv
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Live Now: Watch 12 Startups Pitch The NFL At 1st And Future Here

TechCrunch – Greg Kumparak – Feb 6 – Tomorrow, the Broncos and Panthers will battle it out for the right to call themselves the champions of Super Bowl 50. Today, just miles away from the stadium, twelve startups are battling it out in front of a room full of NFL executives, team…
TechCrunch Winners will be announced shortly. Stay tuned! t.co/7R7neZQAul #TCNFL
TechCrunch Our judges for the "Future Stadium" category t.co/7R7neZQAul #TCNFL t.co/QeYwNPOxlY
Travis Bernard RT @TechCrunch: .@nflcommish at our sports-themed startup pitch-off. Watch it live here t.co/7R7neZQAul #TCNFL t.co/egIpiyxypj
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LiveLike's VR Sports Viewing App Wins The 1st And Future Startup Contest

TechCrunch – Nitish Kulkarni – Feb 6 – Virtual reality, body cameras, and the Internet Of Things are poised to change the way we watch sports. Today we saw how at TechCrunch's 1st And Future startup competition held at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. The home viewing category…
TechCrunch LiveLike's VR spectator app wins "Home" category in our sports-themed startup contest t.co/x4DfnF6edh #TCNFL
luke_beatty RT @TechCrunch: LiveLike's VR spectator app wins "Home" category in our sports-themed startup contest t.co/v7V1FMwVhc #TCNFL t.co/5fhWGRHacH
TechCrunch LiveLike's VR spectator app wins "Home" category in our sports-themed startup contest t.co/v7V1FMwVhc #TCNFL t.co/5fhWGRHacH
Ned Desmond RT @TechCrunch: LiveLike's VR Sports Viewing App Wins The 1st And Future Startup Contest t.co/M0U4PS7Y4t by @nitishpkulkarni #TCNFL
Josh Constine RT @TechCrunch: LiveLike's VR Sports Viewing App Wins The 1st And Future Startup Contest t.co/M0U4PS7Y4t by @nitishpkulkarni #TCNFL
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Everyone Hates Martin Shkreli. Everyone Is Missing the Point

The New Yorker – Kelefa Sanneh – Feb 5, 6:10 AM – On Thursday morning, the most reviled person in America arrived on Capitol Hill for a short but memorable engagement with the most reviled institution in America. The institution was the U.S. Congress, which Americans say they hate —though…
Josh Constine Could pharma super-villain Martin Shkreli be a hero in disguise by bringing regulatory scrutiny to medicine pricing? t.co/8YONyZ8XtK
Christina Farr "Shkreli seems intent to prove a point about money and medicine" t.co/FHGT6gl2aE
David Chen Everyone Hates Martin Shkreli. Everyone Is Missing the Point t.co/g4hJM1n2UT
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HYP3R's Location-Based Engagement CRM Wins The 'Future Stadium' Category At 1st and Future

TechCrunch – Greg Kumparak – Feb 6 – We've reached the end of 1st And Future — a sports-centric startup competition thrown in partnership with the NFL, the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and TechCrunch. The final of three categories in the competition today was…
TechCrunch HYP3R's location-based engagement CRM wins 'Future Stadium' category in our pitch-off t.co/BF8wHHztJh #TCNFL t.co/JCJ3ciBt94
Ned Desmond RT @TechCrunch: HYP3R's Location-Based Engagement CRM Wins The 'Future Stadium' Category At 1st and Future t.co/M4RNuCZ0uC by @grg #TCNFL
Matthew Lynley RT @TechCrunch: HYP3R's Location-Based Engagement CRM Wins The 'Future Stadium' Category At 1st and Future t.co/M4RNuCZ0uC by @grg #TCNFL
TechCrunch HYP3R's Location-Based Engagement CRM Wins The 'Future Stadium' Category At 1st and Future t.co/M4RNuCZ0uC by @grg #TCNFL
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A Look Inside How ESPN Gets Ready For Super Bowl 50

TechCrunch – Lucas Matney – Feb 6 – 1st and Future: Watch our sports-themed startup pitch-off competition 1st and Future: Watch our sports-themed startup pitch-off competition Before it's made apparent by my remarks, I don't know jack shit about football. I can watch a game with a…
drew olanoff RT @TechCrunch: A Look Inside How ESPN Gets Ready For Super Bowl 50 t.co/7u1cSvXaVU by @lucas_matney
Lucas Matney My Look Inside How ESPN Gets Ready For Super Bowl 50 Coverage t.co/TLsrik8zgT
TechCrunch A Look Inside How ESPN Gets Ready For Super Bowl 50 t.co/7u1cSvXaVU by @lucas_matney
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Trump says U.S. has 'highest tax rate anywhere in the world

PolitiFact – Donald Trump promised tax cuts to a cheering crowd in Henrico County during his first presidential campaign rally in Virginia on Oct. 14. 'Our taxes - we just put in a plan the other day - we're going to reduce taxes tremendously because we have…
Elaine Ellis Reddy RT @danprimack: Reminder: @realDonaldTrump is completely wrong when he says U.S. has highest taxes in the world. t.co/hoVg3HKE3U
Farhad Manjoo RT @danprimack: Reminder: @realDonaldTrump is completely wrong when he says U.S. has highest taxes in the world. t.co/hoVg3HKE3U
Dan Primack Reminder: @realDonaldTrump is completely wrong when he says U.S. has highest taxes in the world. t.co/hoVg3HKE3U
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Rose Gold coming to iPhone 5se like iPhone 6s, not 'bright pink', plus next iPads & MacBooks

9to5Mac Mark Gurman (@markgurman) – Feb 6, 10:38 AM – In January, we reported that the upcoming 4-inch iPhone 5se would be released in the same colors as the iPhone 6s: Silver, Space Gray, Gold, and Rose Gold. That is still the case, according to sources. This weekend, reports have emerged with claims…
M.G. Siegler RT @markgurman: The iPad Air 3 will indeed have a Smart Connector for keyboard accessories, but no 3D Touch. t.co/M9HtfIOKC2
Mark Gurman The iPad Air 3 will indeed have a Smart Connector for keyboard accessories, but no 3D Touch. t.co/M9HtfIOKC2
Mark Gurman Also, Apple will release new nylon bands for the Apple Watch in March, following the testing I previously reported t.co/M9HtfIOKC2
Farhad Manjoo RT @markgurman: The reports that the iPhone 5se will come in pink are inaccurate according to sources: same colors as the iPhone 6s t.co/M9HtfIOKC2
Mark Gurman Rose Gold coming to iPhone 5se like iPhone 6s, not 'bright pink', plus next iPads & MacBooks t.co/M9HtfIOKC2 t.co/Ty2DHWXemj
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How To Fix Tech's H-1B Problem

TechCrunch Jon Evans (@rezendi) – Feb 6 – I'm a Canadian who has spent a sizable fraction of his adult life working in the USA, so immigration, especially as it relates to the tech industry, is a pretty personal subject. I was at a Waterloo Engineering alumnus event in San Francisco this…