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A Poem About Silicon Valley, Assembled From Quora Questions About Silicon Valley

fusion.net – Jason O. Gilbert – Apr 28, 8:19 AM
Taylor Lorenz .@gilbertjasono is the greatest writer of our generation t.co/boDkGM6Kk9
Frederic Lardinois RT @alexismadrigal: A poem about Silicon Valley, assembled from Quora questions about Silicon Valley t.co/NEDzNgA4Fz t.co/61d1hIbbt2
Michael Selvidge ⭐️ Incredible. A poem about Silicon Valley, made up of Quora questions h/t @jf t.co/wWvGABXj9K
Taylor Buley RT @ashleymayer: A poem about Silicon Valley constructed entirely with Quora questions t.co/I4AFhyhGzu t.co/5iiZESVt6Z
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Google is building a new hardware division under former Motorola CEO Rick Osterloh

recode.net – Mark Bergen – Apr 28, 11:24 AM – Rick Osterloh is coming back to Google. The former president of Motorola, who left the Lenovo-led handset maker last month, has been hired by Google to run a new division to unify the company's disparate hardware projects, Re/code has learned. A…
Christina Warren RT @fromedome: Google is building a new hardware division under former Motorola CEO Rick Osterloh: t.co/uerVOsibrE Includes Nexus, Chromecast etc.
drew olanoff RT @Techmeme: Google is building a new hardware division under former Motorola CEO Rick Osterloh (Re/code) t.co/6uLTkd9wsl t.co/LXo2p7UJM9
Peter Kafka RT @backlon: Glass is out of Nest. All Google hardware is consolidated under one person: former Moto CEO Rick Osterloh t.co/sx5tGwG3Iy Huge!
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Twitter aims to boost its visibility by switching from 'Social Networking' to 'News' on the App Store

TechCrunch Sarah Perez (@sarahintampa) – Apr 28 – Following yet another quarter of sluggish user growth, social networking company Twitter has made a change as to how its flagship mobile application is categorized on Apple's iTunes App Store. Instead of competing against Facebook, Instagram…
Hope King RT @Techmeme: Twitter switches its App Store category from Social Networking to News, where it ranks No. 1 t.co/KzC919BSk4 t.co/kZPAzGNTvH
Sarah Perez RT @Techmeme: Twitter switches its App Store category from Social Networking to News, where it ranks No. 1 t.co/KzC919BSk4 t.co/kZPAzGNTvH
Marshall Kirkpatrick Twitter is news (and social) and you are a news maker (and commentator). That combo is what makes it great, so... t.co/a2kyiRmBUx
Gabe Rivera @marshallk Use the full permalink, e.g. t.co/krQVKSkCli The one you pasted is what you get when you're jumping around the home page.
Techmeme Twitter switches its App Store category from Social Networking to News, where it ranks No. 1 t.co/KzC919BSk4 t.co/kZPAzGNTvH
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Writer, Content & Editorial

Slack – Slack is looking for an experienced writer to develop original, deeply-reported stories with a strong human focus on work and work life. Does this topic inspire at least 10,000 pitches and make you want to start sourcing subjects yesterday? Are you…
Farhad Manjoo This is interesting: Writer, Content & Editorial - Slack t.co/ygNDEHMGqE
Prof. Jeff Jarvis I hear there are a lot of dirty dealings going on at Hipchat. Needs investigation. t.co/TYfLqcg2ck
Mathew Ingram Writer, Content & Editorial at Slack - requires 'perspicuity in all things" t.co/rUe3F6WYII would expect nothing less from @stewart
Erin McKean RT @mathowie: Hey friends that love to write everyday: there's an opening on my team at Slack. Come work with us, it'll be great t.co/MyGUJ35n5J
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Huffington Post killed story pitch critical of Uber

washingtonpost.com – Apr 28 – Uber yesterday announced that Huffington Post Editor in Chief Arianna Huffington would be joining its board of directors, a move that put the site's reporters in an instant bind. To fight the notion that Huffington Post would somehow take it easy…
Harry McCracken The whole point of top editors is to prevent stuff like this happening. t.co/2fiRc9x0jp t.co/ubPCCQ8AGq
Mrinal Desai RT @BuzzFeedAndrew: Huffington Post killed story pitch critical of Uber t.co/8B6ShUUPoG
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Snapchat User Content Fuels Jump to 10 Billion Daily Video Views

Bloomberg.com – Sarah Frier – Apr 28, 4:00 AM – The majority of people using Snapchat Inc. 's application are making videos, fueling a boom in watching them, the company is telling its investors. More than a third of Snapchat's daily users create “Stories,” broadcasting photos and…
Ryan Sarver Incredible "Snapchat User 'Stories' Fuel 10 Billion Daily Video Views" t.co/oLNc1rXNOy by @sarahfrier
Travis Bernard Snapchat User 'Stories' Fuel 10 Billion Daily Video Views t.co/oPScsXSJwX
Taylor Lorenz RT @sarahfrier: Snapchat now confirms my story that they have 10 billion daily video views: t.co/JOmfOfSoCa
Sarah Frier Snapchat now confirms my story that they have 10 billion daily video views: t.co/JOmfOfSoCa
Alex What are their current GAAP losses. t.co/evgefvSr3z
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TechCrunch Disrupt NY will be the first major media conference to stream on Facebook Live in full

TechCrunch – Travis Bernard – Apr 28 – May 9 - 11, 2016 | Brooklyn Cruise Terminal, Brooklyn, New York We're excited to announce that we're using Facebook Live to make Disrupt NY the first major media conference live streamed in its entirety — with TV-quality production —…
Haje Jan Kamps Don't miss a moment of the Disrupt mayhem - all on @facebook live thanks to @travisbernard & team. Really awesome. t.co/mhWaAthYfc
Sarah Buhr TechCrunch Disrupt NY will be the first major media conference to stream on Facebook Live in full t.co/42dAAGAppU
Ned Desmond TechCrunch Disrupt NY will be the first major media conference to stream on Facebook Live in t.co/yUWdLHhbTO via @techcrunch
Matthew Lynley RT @travisbernard: TechCrunch Disrupt NY will be the first major media conference to stream on Facebook Live in full t.co/VguupkMGiM #TCDisrupt
Travis Bernard TechCrunch Disrupt NY will be the first major media conference to stream on Facebook Live in full t.co/VguupkMGiM #TCDisrupt
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Twitter cofounder Biz Stone launched a startup, then pivoted it, and now he's launching the original idea all over again

businessinsider.com Alyson Shontell (@shontelaylay) – Apr 28, 1:00 PM – In 2013, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone and former Twitter executive Ben Finkel set out to launch a startup called Jelly. It was supposed to be a combination of Google and Quora. In other words, a search engine for asking photo-based questions and…
Mathew Ingram If you pivot enough times, you wind up where you started t.co/onAwuI1WyV by @shontelaylay
Will Oremus Fail. Pivot. Fail. Unpivot. What's the next word in this sequence? t.co/BB9qXa7xve
Techmeme Twitter co-founder Biz Stone relaunches Jelly as an anonymous Q&A platform (@ajs) t.co/u0fXhEuHOZ t.co/wONnLOgJtk
Steve Kovach Like I've always said: If you're not unpivoting you're not innovating t.co/VeaootFoF5
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Pretty soon there will be nothing worth reading online.

motherjones.com – Monika Bauerlein – Apr 28, 2:00 PM – You don't always hear the bubble burst. Often, it's more a gradual escaping of air, signaled by nothing more than the occasional queasy feeling you bat away: One house for sale on the block, oh well. Two, three—maybe just a robust market?
Sean Ludwig RT @MonikaBauerlein: Wow. People have been signing up to be MoJo sustainers nonstop since we published this a couple of hours ago. t.co/7qy2wbvUq3
Dave Gilson Great inside look at how the vegan sausage of non-profit investigative journalism gets made: t.co/6S1c6POjaQ
Lora Kolodny And in which a nonprofit news org calls bullsh*t on the for-profits that are failing on a number of levels... t.co/i3csU8gfFy
Lora Kolodny Wherein a nonprofit news org calls bullsh*t on the for-profits that are failing on a number of levels... t.co/i3csU8xQx6
Dylan Tweney ◔̯◔ RT @ClaraJeffery: .@MonikaBauerlein and I have a little piece on math and the digital media bubble: t.co/qMvxCFJgJ0 t.co/RZurowm91A
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SpaceX is awarded its first national security contract

TechCrunch – Emily Calandrelli – Apr 28 – The U.S. Air Force has awarded SpaceX a $82.7 million contract to launch their GPS-3 satellite into orbit. This is the first National Security Space (NSS) contract for SpaceX, who won essentially by default since ULA, the only other viable…
drew olanoff RT @TheSpaceGal: SpaceX wins its 1st national security contract: (Trying to sum up the saga b/n @SpaceX, @ulalaunch & @usairforce) t.co/6LtHtJseK3
TechCrunch RT @TheSpaceGal: SpaceX wins its 1st national security contract: (Trying to sum up the saga b/n @SpaceX, @ulalaunch & @usairforce) t.co/6LtHtJseK3
Travis Bernard RT @TheSpaceGal: SpaceX wins its 1st national security contract: (Trying to sum up the saga b/n @SpaceX, @ulalaunch & @usairforce) t.co/6LtHtJseK3
Matthew Panzarino RT @TheSpaceGal: SpaceX wins its 1st national security contract: (Trying to sum up the saga b/n @SpaceX, @ulalaunch & @usairforce) t.co/6LtHtJseK3
Emily Calandrelli SpaceX wins its 1st national security contract: (Trying to sum up the saga b/n @SpaceX, @ulalaunch & @usairforce) t.co/6LtHtJseK3