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Brands can now easily find every tweet you've written

It just got even easier for brands to target and annoy you.

Twitter has launched a new API (application programming interface) that gives its enterprise customers—in other words, brands—an easily searchable database of every public tweet ever tweeted. 200 more words


StubHub’s app now lets you request an Uber to your event

StubHub isn’t content to simply sell you ridiculously expensive Taylor Swift concert tickets. It wants to make sure you get to the show on time too. 193 more words


Twilio lands $130 million to make it easier to communicate via software

There’s money to be had in the online communications marketplace.

San Francisco-based Twilio, a cloud-based communication service provider, said on Thursday that it’s landed $130 million in a Series E investment round, bringing the company’s total funding to roughly $240 million. 579 more words


WebSockets - HTML5

WebSockets is an advanced technology that makes a bidirectional communication between the user’s browser and a server. With this API, you can send messages to a server and receive event-driven responses without having to poll the server for a reply. 218 more words


Amazon unveils new weapon in its fight to dominate software services

Amazon is continuing its push to make its massive cloud computing business a full-service IT shop

Thursday, at an Amazon Web Services conference in New York, the company detailed a new service that specializes in a type of technology known as an application programing interface, or API. 516 more words


Vox thinks like a platform, makes its card-stack "explainers" embeddable

When Vox first launched last year—the site that was founded by former Washington Post writer Ezra Klein, that is, not its parent company Vox Media—Klein… 722 more words


More media companies need to think of themselves the way Quartz does

When it comes to new digital-media entities, I find Quartz one of the most consistently interesting. BuzzFeed is huge and growing and clearly understands how content works in a viral age, and so does Vice Media, and there are a number of other smaller players that are doing interesting things, but Quartz stands out for a number of reasons. 806 more words