I write for @BW. To all my people throughout Queens: God bless your life.

Hate scheduling meetings? There’s a bot for that

seattletimes.com — Scheduling-software startups multiplying. The only thing more tedious than going to a meeting is scheduling one, which helps explain why scheduling-software startups outnumber Republicans running for president. By the count of Dennis Mortensen, founder of X.ai, at least 47 rivals are trying to do what his company does - eliminate the flurry of emails that precedes even the simplest get-together with a co-worker for coffee.

Why HBO, Netflix and Amazon want your kids

thestar.com — When HBO decided to take the Internet seriously, it was only a matter of time before it started getting interested in your kids. The cable and satellite television network has concluded a deal for rights to premiere the next five seasons of Sesame Street on HBO's cable channel and streaming services.

Why HBO, Netflix, and Amazon Want Your Kids

bloomberg.com — When HBO decided to take the Internet seriously, it was only a matter of time before it started getting interested in your kids.
Aug 14, 2015

Yes, HBO, Netflix and Amazon are all coming after your kids. bloom.bg/1hCo3Ck

Aug 14, 2015

There's a good reason why HBO, Netflix and Amazon have decided they want your kids: bloom.bg/1hCo3Ck Smarts from @joshuabrustein

Aug 14, 2015

Birdwalk Empire, Game of Chairs. Sesame St cld also do Califurrification; Rex & the City; baseball drama Big Glove? bloom.bg/1hCo3Ck

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Let these robots schedule your work meetings

smh.com.au — Would a robot be able to manage your scheduler? Photo: Braulio Amado The only thing more tedious than going to a meeting is scheduling one, which helps explain why scheduling-software startups outnumber Republicans running for US president.

Let These Robots Schedule Your Work Meetings

bloomberg.com — The only thing more tedious than going to a meeting is scheduling one, which helps explain whyscheduling-software startups outnumber Republicans running for president. By the count of Dennis Mortensen, founder of X.ai, at least 47 rivals are trying to do what his company does-eliminate the flurry of e-mails that precedes even the simplest get-together with a co-worker for coffee.
Aug 12, 2015

When robots schedule the meetings, humans still lie and play games: bloom.bg/1J43DfL Here's @joshuabrustein on our A.I. assistant Amy

Aug 12, 2015

“There have to be penalties for flaky people. Today there are none.” -- @DennisMortensen bloom.bg/1J43DfL

Aug 12, 2015

RT @business: The only thing more tedious than meetings is scheduling them, now a robot can do it for you bloom.bg/1KhDvKW pic.twitter.com/qogbpLC1IH

Aug 12, 2015

I'm waiting for the robot that will go to meetings for me instead.... -->Let These Robots Schedule Your Work Meetings buff.ly/1TuOlSG

Here are Alphabet’s most notable businesses besides Google

livemint.com — Latest news Google will make the money, and everything else might change the world Going forward, the business known as Google will be in charge of search, ads, maps, apps, YouTube, and Android, as well as the tech that underlies these services.

Here Are Alphabet’s Most Notable Businesses Besides Google

bloomberg.com — Google is starting a new company called Alphabet, which will be a subsidiary of Google's for a while. Then Alphabet becomes the parent company, and Google becomes just one of its subsidiaries. Google co-founder Larry Page will run the overall organization.
Aug 10, 2015

Alphabet’s most notable businesses (you know, including Google) bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

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Here's How Taylor Swift's Songs Could End Up Back on Spotify

bloomberg.com — Ryan Adams is covering Taylor Swift's album 1989, in the style of the Smiths. This has some people - including Swift herself - pretty excited. It also could mean her songs will end up back on Spotify, even though it won't be her singing them.
Aug 06, 2015

Taylor Swift could end up back on Spotify. And it’s all Ryan Adams’ fault. bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Is Dish Hiding the Good News About Sling TV?

bloomberg.com — When Dish launched an Internet television service earlier this year, it seemed like a foregone conclusion that some customers would cancel their expensive satellite hookups in favor of this new, cheaper alternative. That shift to Sling TV is probably happening, but Dish isn't making it easy to decipher.

FCC Commissioner: Butt-Dialing Is Taxing 911

bloomberg.com — Mobile & Telecom Butt dialing has become a national emergency in the U.S. That's the impression that Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O'Rielly came away with after recent visits to 911 call centers in New York and Anchorage.
Jul 31, 2015

@nolamaven True. Could have been heat stroke or some other medical emergency. But, pocket dials are also very common. bloom.bg/1DfqUdU

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Aug 27, 2015

@CSURAM88 Hey, we talked about DFS a few years back when I was at NY Times. Working on another story hoping you can help. DM me?

Aug 14, 2015

@iboudway She's working her way through Anna Karenina, and I want her to finish it before moving onto the next thing. She reads slow.

Aug 14, 2015

@iboudway this article was basically reconnaissance for 18 months from now.

Aug 14, 2015

Yes, HBO, Netflix and Amazon are all coming after your kids. bloom.bg/1hCo3Ck

Aug 12, 2015

“There have to be penalties for flaky people. Today there are none.” -- @DennisMortensen bloom.bg/1J43DfL

Aug 12, 2015

@katie_honan @DNAinfo if Northern isn't the dividing line, where does East Elmhurst start? Does it just not exist?

Aug 12, 2015

@Hoop2410 I'm a reporter with Bloomberg Businessweek. Got a RotoGrinders question. Can you help? DM me w/contact info if so. thanks.

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@draftcheat I'm a reporter with Bloomberg Businessweek. Got a RotoGrinders question. Can you help? DM me w/contact info if so. thanks.


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