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Snap starts selling Spectacles online in the US for $130

spectacles-on-sale Snap wants to prove to investors in its upcoming IPO that Spectacles can earn money for its business, not just be a brand stunt. So today, Snap begins selling its video-recording sunglasses Spectacles openly online for $129.99 in the US at Spectacles.com. Previously it only dispensed them from Snapbot vending machines in surprise locations and its NYC pop-up store for the last three months.… Read More

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Josh Constine

February 20th

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2017 wasn’t bad enough, so Merriam-Webster added all these cringeworthy words to the dictionary

New Words Added To Dictionary 2017

So far, 2017 is turning out to be... not so great. Tensions are running high at home and abroad, and there's no end in sight to the turmoil. In fact, political views are so fiercely divided at the moment that it is literally tearing families apart. Now, on top of everything else going on across the country and around the world, Merriam-Webster has made its round of new additions to the dictionary for 2017 and, well, it's even worse than you thought.

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Zach Epstein

February 7th

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Snap paid $114.5M to acquire Vurb and gives acquisition details for Bitstrips and Looksery

snapchat-world-lens Now that Snap is revealing its financial guts to the world in its filing for its initial public offering, we’re getting a small glimpse at how much the company is paying to acquire startups. As Snap becomes a larger company and is able to amass more of a cash pile, it’ll be able to start picking off startups that can either fill out the company’s ranks with talent or add… Read More

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Matthew Lynley

February 2nd

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Snap paid $114.5M to acquire Vurb and gives acquisition details for Bitstrips and Looksery

snapchat-world-lens Now that Snap is revealing its financial guts to the world in its filing for its initial public offering, we’re getting a small glimpse at how much the company is paying to acquire startups. As Snap becomes a larger company and is able to amass more of a cash pile, it’ll be able to start picking off startups that can either fill out the company’s ranks with talent or add… Read More

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Matthew Lynley

February 2nd

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Snap will expand distribution of Spectacles in 2017, but hardware remains an experiment

snap spectacles Snap, Inc. just released its IPO and there’s a lot to take away, but from a hardware perspective there’s not much present – which is actually telling in itself. The S-1 filing contains a few references to Spectacles, but they don’t suggest Snap’s view of itself as a camera company leans very heavily on its hardware products or pipeline. But that could still change,… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

February 2nd

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Snap will expand distribution of Spectacles in 2017, but hardware remains an experiment

snap spectacles Snap, Inc. just released its IPO and there’s a lot to take away, but from a hardware perspective there’s not much present – which is actually telling in itself. The S-1 filing contains a few references to Spectacles, but they don’t suggest Snap’s view of itself as a camera company leans very heavily on its hardware products or pipeline. But that could still change,… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

February 2nd

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Snap has finally filed publicly for its massive IPO

snap-spectacles It’s here! Snap — which confidentially filed for its IPO late last year — has released its public filing through the Securities and Exchange Commission. This is another incremental step in the process of going public, but it’s probably the most important because we’re finally getting our first glimpse at the financial guts of the company. Snapchat has gone from… Read More

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Matthew Lynley

February 2nd

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Snap has finally filed publicly for its massive IPO

snap-spectacles It’s here! Snap — which confidentially filed for its IPO late last year — has released its public filing through the Securities and Exchange Commission. This is another incremental step in the process of going public, but it’s probably the most important because we’re finally getting our first glimpse at the financial guts of the company. Snapchat has gone from… Read More

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Matthew Lynley

February 2nd

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You won’t believe this one weird trick Facebook is using to fight clickbait and spam

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Like any social network, Facebook has its fair share of problems, but its historic inability to accurately manage, filter, and verify the content being shared by its users is most certainly at the top of the list. Now, months after being called out as a peddler of fake news and with years of clickbait and spam problems under its belt, the company is announcing that it might have a fix.

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Mike Wehner

January 31st

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Snap will reportedly file publicly for its massive IPO late next week

Evan Spiegel Snap — the makers of Snapchat — had confidentially filed for its IPO late last year, but it looks like we’ll be getting a look at the inner guts of the company’s financials and workings as early as late next week. The company will file publicly for its initial public offering late next week, according to a new report from Kara Swisher over at Recode. This is yet… Read More

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Matthew Lynley

January 28th

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