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Square Sellers Recently Brought In $100 Million In One Day Square Sellers Recently Brought In $100 Million In One Day

Square achieved a big milestone, announcing that its sellers made $100,000,000 in sales in one day. The company is sharing a set of infographics looking at the sellers who made this up: The big day was Friday 12/5. Last month, …

Twitter Co-Founder Doesn’t Give a Sh-t About Instagram’s User Metrics Twitter Co-Founder Doesn’t Give a Sh-t About Instagram’s User Metrics

Twitter co-founder and board member Evan Williams thinks it’s stupid to put so much stock in user metrics. Well, he put it more bluntly. Fortune’s Erin Griffith has the quote of the week – at least from a tech leader. …

Adobe Acquires Stock Photo Service Fotolia For Creative Cloud Integration Adobe Acquires Stock Photo Service Fotolia For Creative Cloud Integration

Adobe announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire stock photo service Fotolia, which it will integrate into Adobe Creative Cloud. The idea is that it can give users the ability to easily purchase images right from the …

YouTube Finally Adds a GIF-Making Tool YouTube Finally Adds a GIF-Making Tool

GIFs, however you say it, already rule the internet. And though making a few-second GIF from the world’s greatest source for GIF-able material – YouTube – isn’t rocket science, it’s a tiny pain in the ass in that you have …

Facebook Rolls Out Call-To-Action Buttons For Businesses Facebook Rolls Out Call-To-Action Buttons For Businesses

Facebook announced a call-to-action feature to “help Pages drive business objectives directly from the Page itself.” “Businesses will now be able to link from a selection of buttons to any destination on or off Facebook, allowing for a much deeper …

Google Commissions Study To Show How Competitive The Mobile Market Is In Europe Google Commissions Study To Show How Competitive The Mobile Market Is In Europe

As you probably know, Google is currently embroiled in a years-long antitrust investigation in Europe, as authorities continue to look into its search business. The process was recently prolonged further by a change in leadership, with commissioner Joaquin Almunia stepping …

Microsoft Office Online Gets A Bunch Of New Features Microsoft Office Online Gets A Bunch Of New Features

Microsoft took the opportunity on Wednesday to run down a list of features that have either rolled out very recently or are in the process of rolling out. One is Insights for Office. This lets you right click on a …

Google Is the Best Company to Work for, According to Employees Google Is the Best Company to Work for, According to Employees

In the seventh iteration of employer-review site Glassdoor’s Best Place to Work list, Google finally takes the top spot. According to Glassdoor, it’s Google’s benefits, salary, and overall treatment of employees that puts it a notch above the rest. With …

The First Apps From The Big Apple IBM Partnership Are Here The First Apps From The Big Apple IBM Partnership Are Here

Back in July, Apple and IBM announced a partnership to bring the latter’s big data and analytics capabilities to iPhone and iPad with over 100 industry-specific enterprise solutions. These would include native apps for both devices, IBM cloud services specifically …

Uber Sued in Hometown, Accused of Misleading Users over Background Checks Uber Sued in Hometown, Accused of Misleading Users over Background Checks

Uber is under fire from more cities – now including the one in which it is headquartered. San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon says that Uber has made “false or misleading statements to consumers and for engaging in a variety …

Cisco To Acquire Security Company Neohapsis Cisco To Acquire Security Company Neohapsis

Cisco announced that it intends to acquire Neohapsis, a company which offers network, cloud, and app security, as well as IT risk and compliance services. Cisco says it will use the acquisition to help customers build security capabilities and overcome …

Google Makes Mobile Lightbox Ads Available Globally Google Makes Mobile Lightbox Ads Available Globally

Google recently announced it would bring its Lightbox ad format to mobile devices. They’re now available to AdWords advertisers globally. “With Lightbox ads, it’s easy to use existing creative assets to create beautiful, engaging ads that look great on any …

Hulu Makes Deal For Discovery Content Hulu Makes Deal For Discovery Content

Hulu announced that it has entered into a partnership with Discovery which will see it become the exclusive subscription video on-demand home to Deadliest Catch. It’s the first ong-form content partnership between the two. The agreement will also see Hulu …

Uber Facing Lawsuit from the City of Portland, Oregon Uber Facing Lawsuit from the City of Portland, Oregon

On-demand ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft often operate in legal grey areas, residing somewhere between illegal and kind-of legal – depending on the specific laws of the cities in which they launch. Most of the conflicts that arise between …

Google’s Susan Wojcicki Joins Salesforce Board Google’s Susan Wojcicki Joins Salesforce Board

Salesforce announced it has appointed YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki to its Board of Directors. Her role went into effect on December 5, and increases the board size to 11 members. “We are delighted that Susan has joined our Board of …

Netflix Plans To Debut New, Original Content Every 2 1/2 Weeks Netflix Plans To Debut New, Original Content Every 2 1/2 Weeks

Netflix has come a long way in terms of original programming since it first premiered Lilyhammer in early 2012. It feels like they’ve been at it for a long time, but keep in mind, we’re only just nearing the third …

Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams Launches Obvious Ventures Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams Launches Obvious Ventures

Evan Williams, co-founder of Twitter and Blogger, is back with his third version of Obvious, the previous versions of which spawned Twitter, Medium, and Twitter co-founder Biz Stone’s Jelly and Super. This one is called Obvious Ventures, and running the …

IBM Watson Analytics Now Available In Beta IBM Watson Analytics Now Available In Beta

IBM announced that Watson Analytics is now available in beta. The offering was announced in September. It’s described as a natural language-based service to give businesses instant access to predictive and visual analytics tools. The company called it the biggest …

Microsoft Enables Video Calling Between Lync And Skype Microsoft Enables Video Calling Between Lync And Skype

Microsoft announced today that it has now enabled video calling between Lync and Skype. “As you may remember, in 2013, Microsoft enabled Lync users to contact people on Skype using Instant messaging, presence, and audio calling between Lync 2013 and …

Mark Zuckerberg Q&A To Be Streamed Mark Zuckerberg Q&A To Be Streamed

As previously reported, Mark Zuckerberg will soon participate in another live Q&A session. He recently held one, and talked about a variety of headline-making items. The next one will be next week. Facebook previously said this about it: We’ve got …

Netflix Announces Original Nina Simone Documentary Netflix Announces Original Nina Simone Documentary

Netflix has really been making a name for itself when it comes to acquiring and releasing high-quality documentary features. In fact, thanks to the service, people have never had such easy access to such a plethora of this kind of …