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New York Magazine’s Kevin Roose Heads to Fusion, Too — Fusion, the little-known cable network that's snapped up a raft of Big Name Writers, has hired New York Magazine's Kevin Roose as part of its effort to build out its new Silicon Valley bureau.

Shuddle Is an Uber for Kids Driven by Childcare Pros — Shuddle, a new service for parents to arrange paid rides for their children, launches today. It will be available in San Francisco and nearby areas including the East Bay and the Peninsula. Shuddle is very on trend; it could be described as an "Uber for kids."

Edmund Lee | Re/code

Venture Capital Financing Weekly Round-Up — It's the who-got-money week in review.

NFL Bans Beats Headphones On Camera — Remember the television commercial that opens with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick arriving at an opposing team's stadium, where he is greeted by a throng of screaming, projectile-throwing fans? Kaepernick dons a pair of Beats by Dre noise-cancelling headphones to tune out the invective-spewing mob, affecting a stoic pose, as the slogan "Hear What You Want" appears on-screen.

The 10 Silicon Valley Startups Engineers Most Want to Work For — Silicon Valley tech companies go to great lengths to woo new employees. Free meals, unlimited vacation days, even free transportation make up just some of the perks offered by startups and tech giants, where software engineers often make well over six figures.

Fresh Round of Layoffs to Cost Sprint $160 Million in Q2 — Sprint, the third largest U.S. wireless carrier, has launched a new round of layoffs, the company said Friday in a regulatory filing, the latest in a string of job cuts plaguing the Kansas-based carrier. Sprint has been reshuffling executives and laying off workers as it struggles to reverse a subscriber exodus brought about by a messy network overhaul that has caused gaps in coverage.

What Really Happened to Windows 9 (Comic) — Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac & Snaggy.

We’ve Seen This Movie Before — Netflix made news this week by announcing "Crouching Tiger 2," the first scripted studio feature film to be released simultaneously in theaters and on its platform. Better yet, it struck a deal with Adam Sandler to film four movies with Netflix as the sole distribution platform in nearly 50 countries.

HTC Q3 Profit Beats Estimates as Cost Cuts Offset Weak Sales — Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC swung to better-than-expected profit in the third quarter from a heavy loss a year earlier, as cost cuts helped it offset the impact of still-sluggish sales. HTC said on Friday it earned T$640 million ($21 million) in unaudited net profit during the July-September quarter, well above a T$216.23 million mean estimate of 13 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters.
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Oct 31, 2014

RT @johngapper: Are we sure Fusion isn't a plot by the Penguin to capture all the Gotham City journalists?

Oct 31, 2014

RT @pkafka: Nightmare for TV guys: They've trained their viewers to watch their shows on Netflix.…

Oct 31, 2014

RT @Recode: New York Magazine's @KevinRoose heads to cable network @thisisFusion by @edmundlee

Oct 30, 2014

@AntDeRosa +44,000 since Q2 when it had 831k. They've never broken out @NYTNow, but assuming it accounts for big proportion of new subs

Oct 30, 2014

$NYT 3Q: profit of 3 cents/share (beating est of $0), sales of $364 million (missing est. by $5m) Digital subs at 875k. Ads flat. Circ up.

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