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SILICON VALLEY — That didn't take long.
Facebook cut its Trending Topics team on Friday in favor of employing algorithms to surface news stories on the social networking platform.
Then on Sunday a fake story about Megyn Kelly getting fired by Fox for being a secret liberal showed up among the Trending Topics after getting hundreds of thousands of likes.
The company didn't take the story down ...6 minutes ago
SILICON VALLEY — Facebook cut its Trending Topics team on Friday in favor of employing algorithms to surface news stories on the social networking platform.
The Menlo Park company laid off 15-18 editorial contractors overseeing its Trending Topics, which represent the most popular stories on the site. The contractors, who were at the company less than 2 years, were given severance equal to pay ...16 hours ago
SILICON VALLEY — If you can’t top it, copy it. Apple has a video sharing and editing app in development to compete with wildly popular Snapchat.
Apple’s new app will allow users to record video, apply filters and send creations to their social networks in the same manner as Snapchat, according to Bloomberg, citing sources close to the project. The app can be managed with one hand and allows ...17 hours ago
NASHVILLE — In Chicago, San Francisco and Boston, residents of apartment and condo complexes have access to on-demand dry cleaning.
Pretty soon, Drew McKenna said you'll be able to add Nashville to that list.
The co-founder of Chicago-based Pressbox said his company is about halfway toward launching its dry-cleaning service in Nashville. The company, which McKenna started three years ago, ...19 hours ago
WASHINGTON — All Moustafa Baiou wanted was some Chipotle.
He had been studying for midterms with his friends while attending George Mason University. The study group had been at it for more than six hours, and Baiou was close to brain dead. The cure? A delicious burrito.
But between leaving campus, losing his parking spot and driving down the road to the nearest store, it would take an hour. ...20 hours ago
DENVER — Boulder-based sports product company Stryd came home from Rio this week with the first-place win in what was dubbed the Olympics of sports startups.
The startup company was among eight startups that pitched their business to a panel of judges in the inaugural Global Innovation in Sports Competition, which was hosted in Rio de Janeiro where the summer Olympic games just ended.
Stryd won ...21 hours ago
WASHINGTON — Arlington’s growing cadre of parents will soon have a calming, indoor oasis for their kids to play.
Well, that might go a bit far — Nook, which is opening in Arlington, is still for toddlers, after all. But at least it will look nice, if all goes to according to owner Maria Vogelei’s plan.
Vogelei, who recently signed a lease for a 3,000-square-foot-space at 5649 Lee ...21 hours ago
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