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Executive editor, @VentureBeat. Journalist and designer. [harrison@venturebeat.com] Prone to spill my latte.

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

LastPass users panic after company sells to LogMeIn for $110M

venturebeat.com — LogMeIn, the awesomely terrible remote login company, has acquired LastPass, a popular password manager, for $110 million in cash. The news itself is noteworthy - think of all the micro-funds the employees will start once they divvy up that $110M - but most intriguing is what's already happening now that the acquisition is public.
Oct 09, 2015

RT @VentureBeat: LastPass users panic after company sells to LogMeIn for $110M wp.me/p5hvhT-7DfN by @harrisonweber pic.twitter.com/bs0VTzf7Rm

A couple watches virtual reality porn for the first time

venturebeat.com — "Okay, I'm downloading it" "You are?" "Do you want try it with me?" "Sure." "Really? I mean, it's hilarious, right?" "Riiiiight..." "Okay, now I'm definitely downloading it" That moment I parted with $1 - the most I've ever dispensed to an adult entertainment site - for virtual reality pornography. For research.

Obama praises, and shames, the on-demand economy

venturebeat.com — The on-demand economy, and how the heck the U.S. should regulate it, is shaping into a pretty hot issue ahead of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. President Barack Obama addressed the topic this week during the White House's "Summit on Worker Voice."

Meet Microsoft's Windows 10 budget phone: the $139 Lumia 550

venturebeat.com — Microsoft today announced the Lumia 550, its cheaper Lumia smartphone designed to run Windows 10. The $139 device is set to launch this December. Like Microsoft's new flagship phones, news of the 550 leaked before today's unveiling. At the time, it was reported that the 550 featured a 4.7-inch screen and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 chip, available in black, white, red, and blue.

Microsoft unveils its next flagship smartphones, the Lumia 950 and 950XL

venturebeat.com — Meet the first smartphones designed for Windows 10 Mobile: the Lumia 950 and the larger Lumia 950XL. Microsoft formally announced the two phones today during its fall hardware event in New York. In typical Microsoft fashion, the announcement follows months of detailed leaks which revealed just about every facet of the device ahead of time.

Adobe says Typekit's latest addition 'will be nothing short of a revolution'

venturebeat.com — Typekit, owned by Adobe since 2011, believes its latest deal with iconic Japanese type foundry Morisawa "will be nothing short of a revolution." Adobe and Morisawa revealed their partnership today, introducing 20 Morisawa and TypeBank typefaces to Typekit's library. The launch follows Adobe's unveiling of two new mobile apps, a UX prototyping tool called Comet, and Photoshop updates, among other things.

Adobe unveils new mobile apps Fix & Capture, UX prototyping tool Comet, Photoshop updates, more

venturebeat.com — Today Adobe unveiled a flood of new apps and updates for creatives during its second major launch event of the year. On stage during its Max conference keynote, the company showcased new mobile apps Photoshop Fix and Capture; new UX prototyping tool Project Comet; Adobe Portfolio, formerly Behance ProSite; desktop app updates, including Artboard support for Photoshop and touchscreen support for InDesign and Illustrator; and other additions to its suite of creative apps.
Oct 05, 2015

RT @VentureBeat: Adobe unveils new mobile apps Fix & Capture, UX tool Comet, Photoshop updates, and more wp.me/p5hvhT-7CjZ http://t.co…

How to livestream Adobe’s Max creativity conference keynote today

venturebeat.com — Adobe is set to unveil major updates to Creative Cloud, its suite of apps for designers and developers, today during its Max conference in Los Angeles. You can watch Adobe's livestreamed keynote below. The event begins at 9:30 a.m. PT (12:30 p.m. ET) and runs through 11:30 a.m. PT (2:30 p.m.
Oct 05, 2015

RT @VentureBeat: How to livestream Adobe’s MAX creativity conference keynote today wp.me/p5hvhT-7CjG by @harrisonweber pic.twitter.com/HZlJSB9yAx

Oct 05, 2015

Big, obvious Creative Cloud move: Emphasis on syncing could make Dropbox/Box obsolete for power users venturebeat.com/2015/10/05/how…

Mattel and Google teamed up to make VR kid-friendly. They got pretty darn close

venturebeat.com — Mattel thinks it's cracked the code to making virtual reality kid-friendly. The 70-year-old toy company, under the guidance of Google, released its Cardboard-powered View-Master on Friday. After going hands-on with the nostalgic headset this week, we've reached a verdict. For tech-savvy parents, kid gamers, and iPad wielding seven-year-olds, the revamped View-Master is worth its $30+ price.

Mattel's Google Cardboard-powered View-Master is now on sale

venturebeat.com — Mattel and Google's project to make virtual reality kid-friendly has arrived. It's called the View-Master. Obviously, Mattel is drawing on the brand power of the stereoscopic toy first released 76 years ago, banking on parents (and grandparents) to reminisce about how cool 3D seemed back when.
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Oct 09, 2015

For days I've carried my umbrella with no rain. This is my reward pic.twitter.com/95QcVivIbP

Oct 09, 2015

@defiance cardboard anything ≠ futuristic, yet it does, feeling closer IRL because of something inherently fake, etc

Oct 09, 2015

@nxthompson maybe the indication = supermodels have to be more famous than (or as famous as) the clothes they're wearing

Oct 09, 2015

@defiance "a state of affairs or an event that seems deliberately contrary to what one expects and is often amusing as a result"

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