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Harrison Weber's Biography

Harrison Weber is a writer and designer based in New York. Formerly an Editor for The Next Web, Harrison joined WeWork as Editorial Director to launch FullStart.

I've been published in FullStart, The Next Web, Huffington Post & more.

I've been written about in Forbes, Business Insider and Venture Beat.

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After nearly 10 years, Adobe abandons its Creative Suite entirely to focus on Creative Cloud

After nearly 10 years, Adobe abandons its Creative Suite entirely to focus on Creative Cloud

LivingSocial closes its New York office space and terminates its local events division

LivingSocial closes its New York office space and terminates its local events division

Brit Morin's Brit + Co raises more than $23M

Ev Williams' Obvious Ventures closes $123,456,789 fund

venturebeat.com — Obvious Ventures, the venture capital firm cofounded by Twitter cofounder Evan Williams, announced the close of its very first funding round today. Guess how much it raised? $123,456,789. Seriously. The close of this round follows a public SEC filing which revealed that the company had raised $77 million in March.

Did Apple just accidentally unveil the iPhone 6C? Here's the latest rumor

venturebeat.com — Well, this is interesting. Today the Internet is gathering around a photo added to Apple's new iPhone Lightening dock page. This photo [above], according to a handful of speculative Apple fans, reveals the next iteration of Apple's "unapologetically plastic" iPhone 5C with Touch ID. This rumor first hit reddit around 5:00 a.m.

This is what the all-new Spotify looks like on iPhone

venturebeat.com — Today's a pretty big day for Spotify. At a press event in New York, the company revealed a few new bells and whistles for us to play with. Most interestingly, the company is moving beyond music; soon Spotify will start streaming video clips and podcasts.

Spotify is launching new features designed just for runners, partners with Nike & Runkeeper

venturebeat.com — Today Spotify announced a handful of features designed specifically for runners. Most interestingly, Spotify says it has created tracks that adjust and change tempo based on your running pace. According to Spotify, this isn't "simple beat stretching."

Automattic buys WooCommerce to get into ecommerce -- its largest acquisition to date

venturebeat.com — Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, is buying WooCommerce, an ecommerce platform built on WordPress with over $1 million in monthly reoccurring revenue. Automattic chief and WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg announced the deal today, but declined to share the terms of the deal.

Dropbox just got a little bit better for designers

venturebeat.com — Dropbox, already a pretty popular tool for designers, is updating its site this week with a couple of features for - you guessed it - designers. "Over the next few days," Dropbox warns us, the company will roll out three features: support for .Eps files; an update to the site's image previewer, which lets users zoom and pan around designs; and "crisper than ever" renderings of .Psd, .Ai, and .Svg files.

Pandora acquires Techstars-backed music analytics company Next Big Sound

venturebeat.com — Today Pandora announced that it's acquired Next Big Sound, a six-year-old analytics service targeting the music industry. This deal mirrors Apple's January acquisition of media analytics company Semetric.

Lyft raises $150M more, including $100M from Carl Icahn

venturebeat.com — Lyft revealed today that it's raised an additional $150 million in a round led by none other than activist-investor Carl Icahn. According to Lyft's announcement, Icahn Enterprises is responsible for $100 million of the $150 million round. It's not yet clear who contributed the rest.

SherpaShare raises $700K & launches on iPhone to help Uber, Lyft drivers earn more

venturebeat.com — SherpaShare wants to be the analytics layer on top of the frothy ride-sharing industry. Today it announced a $700,000 seed and launched on iOS. Bay Area-based SherpaShare calls itself a "sharing economy analytics company." The one-year-old startup offers analytics for Uber, Lyft, Sidecar, Postmates, Instacart, Sprig, and SpoonRocket drivers.
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May 23, 2015

RT @shaunm: When you say "Wikipedia is not a reliable source." I hear "I'm too lazy to click the citations."

May 23, 2015

RT @blackprints_: I'd like to thank my uber driver for getting me where I am today

May 23, 2015

RT @shannonmcelweee: My uber driver purposely tried hitting raccoons in the road I'm scared

May 23, 2015

RT @hmason: I made a new twitter bot. It retweets people's thoughts about their Uber drivers. It's funny. @myuberdriverbot

May 22, 2015

Where can I get blueberry pie in Williamsburg? Asking for a friend

May 22, 2015

RT @RandPaul: Will be seeing everyone overnight it seems. My filibuster continues to end NSA illegal spying.



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