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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

Amazon stock soars more than 11% on Q1 revenue of $29.1 billion

venturebeat.com — It's that time of year again when investors wonder: 'How's Amazon doing?' and then Amazon tells them. Today the amorphous company revealed that its revenues rose 28% this quarter (Q1 2016) to $29.1 billion, up from last year's Q1 revenues of $22.72 billion.

Twitter says its 'enhanced timeline' is working: About 2% of users opt out

venturebeat.com — Despite the momentary backlash, Twitter says its recent timeline algorithm changes have boosted "Tweets, Retweets, replies, and likes" on the service, and hardly anyone's opted out - 2 percent, according to Twitter.

Twitter still hasn't fixed that thing where you type '.@' for everyone to see your tweet

venturebeat.com — Two months ago, Twitter pledged "to fix the broken windows and confusing parts" of its service after losing 2 million active users (excluding SMS-only users). Today, we get to find out if the company's reversed that decline. Twitter more or less promised it would, eventually.

Yahoo's Q1 2016: $1.09B in revenue, $0.08 EPS - but who cares? It's all about the sale

venturebeat.com — Yahoo, the company with a big "For Sale" sign on its lawn, shared its first-quarter 2016 results today, revealing revenues of $1.087 billion and $0.08 earnings per share. Wall Street analysts expected quarterly revenue of about $1.08 billion and $0.07 or so earnings per share.

Is Netflix’s big expansion plan working? 'Record' 6.74M new subscribers added last quarter

venturebeat.com — Last quarter Netflix launched in 130 new countries. Today we found out whether the company's ambitious expansion plan is working. So far, the answer is: yep, if you ignore expansion costs; the company now has 81.5 million subscribers after added more than ever in a single quarter.

'Allumette' proves that virtual reality cinema is no joke

venturebeat.com — Allumette, a lovely animated feature by Penrose Studios, illustrates why virtual reality film should be taken just as seriously as traditional film. The folks at Sundance and the Tribeca Film Festival have already figured this out - both festivals showcased virtual reality this year.

Meet the Oasis: Amazon's $290 Kindle feels more like a book in your hand, ships April 27

venturebeat.com — Let's talk about Amazon's most expensive Kindle yet. The company's latest reading device, the Oasis is launching in just over two weeks and will cost you $290. That's about all the news left to reveal, after a series of leaks spoiled Amazon's surprise (or built up hype, depending on how you look at it).

Everything Facebook announced at F8 2016 so far

venturebeat.com — This week Facebook is unveiling the future of its developer platforms during its annual "F8" conference in San Francisco. For more on the future of Messenger, Facebook live video, chatbots, artificial intelligence, and Internet-beaming satellites, read on - and check back for more as we update this list with breaking stories from our reporters on the ground at the event.

Delivery.com acquires BrewDrop to boost alcohol orders in Texas

venturebeat.com — Food, drink, and laundry delivery site Delivery.com announced today that it's acquired BrewDrop, an Austin, Texas-based alcohol delivery app. Delivery.com declined to share how much it paid. The acquisition arrives as like-minded startups moving alcohol around both expand - like Drizly - and consolidate - including Thirstie and Drinkfly and Minibar and Booze Carriage.

Twitter acquires employee feedback tool Peer

venturebeat.com — Twitter has acquired Peer, an employee and manager feedback tool launched by former Salesforce COO George Hu, the startup quietly announced yesterday. Peer sought to reinvent performance reviews and create an environment where employees could monitor their performance continuously - similar to how Uber drivers can keep tabs on their rating from ride to ride.
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