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Why Periscope Can't Afford to Piss Off Broadcasters

wired.com — Periscope comes in peace. That was co-founder and CEO Kayvon Beykpour's message to broadcasters on stage today at the Techcrunch Disrupt conference in New York City, where Beykpour spoke at length about how his live streaming app Periscope can work with and not against traditional media companies like HBO and Showtime.

Zuckerberg Expands Internet.org After Net Neutrality Uproar

wired.com — Mark Zuckerberg says he is no enemy of net neutrality, and to prove it, he's making a few changes to Internet.org, a Facebook led effort to bring internet services to the developing world. In a Facebook post today, the Facebook founder announced that from now on, any developer can offer an app through Internet.org-as long as it meets certain guidelines.

Pinterest Welcomes New Apps with Developer API

wired.com — Your Pinterest board is about to get a lot more interesting. Pinterest announced today that it's finally releasing an API for developers, which will enable them to build apps based on Pinterest's user data. The news, which Pinterest announced in a blog post, is a long time coming, considering that other platforms like Facebook and Twitter have been working with developers for ages.

Inside the School Silicon Valley Thinks Will Save Education

wired.com — So you're a parent, thinking about sending your 7-year-old to this rogue startup of a school you heard about from your friend's neighbor's sister. It's prospective parent information day, and you make the trek to San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood.

UnitedHealthcare insurer will now cover virtual doctor's appointments.

slate.com — The country's largest health insurer is putting telemedicine on par with a regular trip to the doctor's office, effectively saying a video visit is as good as brick-and-mortar medicine. UnitedHealthcare announced on April 30 a partnership with three telemedicine companies to cover video-based doctor visits just as it covers in-person...

Video is about to become the way we all visit the doctor

thetechblock.com — The country's largest health insurer is putting telemedicine on par with a regular trip to the doctor's office, effectively saying a video visit is as good as brick-and-mortar medicine. UnitedHealthcare today is announcing a partnership with three telemedicine companies to cover video-based doctor visits just as it covers in-person visits.

Video Is About to Become the Way We All Visit the Doctor

wired.com — The country's largest health insurer is putting telemedicine on par with a regular trip to the doctor's office, effectively saying a video visit is as good as brick-and-mortar medicine. UnitedHealthcare today is announcing a partnership with three telemedicine companies to cover video-based doctor visits just as it covers in-person visits.

Secret Shuts Down Because Anonymity Makes People Mean

wired.com — Just 16 months after founding the anonymous message board app Secret, founder David Byttow seems to have realized what the rest of us have known all along: anonymity online turns people into total assholes. Guess some of us just need $35 million in funding to figure that out.

David Chang's Startup Is a Restaurant Without a Restaurant

wired.com — While he was in business school, Caleb Merkl got to thinking about opening a restaurant. Everyone told him he was nuts, because restaurants are crazy expensive to run and mostly doomed to fail. Merkl knew they were right, of course. But now, he's gone and done it anyway. Well, sort of.

Uber Says It Can Deliver Food in NYC in 10 Minutes

wired.com — Uber will already ferry you just about anywhere you want to go, hook you up with a carpool, help you move, and deliver packages for you. Now, depending on where you live, Uber drivers will also bring you a freshly cooked meal.
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May 05, 2015

Tinder founder says Tinder doesn't charge older people more, it just "provides a discount for younger users." Ooooh right. #TCDisrupt

May 04, 2015

This commercial is perhaps the only time I haven't been attracted to @jtimberlake. ok maybe still a little attracted refinery29.com/2015/05/86798/…

May 04, 2015

.@TomWheelerFCC on whether he'd be chairman for the next president: "She hasn't asked me." Nailed it.

May 04, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg invests in @altschool. My inside look at how they're reinventing schools is up on @WIRED wired.com/2015/05/altsch…

Apr 30, 2015

UnitedHealth will now cover virtual doctor visits, taking telemedicine mainstream wrd.cm/1JUt80B @drondemand @AmericanWell

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