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Editor-in-chief, @Recode ken@recode.net

Time Inc CEO Joe Ripp’s Vows to Save the Company at Code/Media

recode.net — Time Inc needs to be saved.

Time Inc. to take page from National Geographic playbook

cnbc.com — Chris Hondros | Getty Image | Getty Images - By Kenneth Li , Re/code.net . CNBC's parent NBC Universal is an investor in Re/code's parent Revere Digital, and the companies have a content-sharing arrangement.

Jill Abramson Doesn’t Get the Daily Mail, Loves Quartz

recode.net — What's not to get about sex, murder and gossip? Jill Abramson, the recently departed editor of the New York Times, is the wrong person to ask. "I've been trying to figure out ... I'm trying to get why the Daily Mail is like catnip to digital audiences here," she said in an interview with Re/code co-founder and co-executive editor Kara Swisher at the Code/Media Series: New York.

Time Inc. to Take Page From National Geographic Playbook

recode.net — Joe Ripp, the chief executive of Time Inc., who has unnerved old timers at America's largest magazine publisher with deep cost cuts and controversial decisions, said he is taking cues from National Geographic's transformation from a sleepy not-for-profit print publication into a "multimedia powerhouse" in cable television and online.

Woman Gives Birth in Backseat of Uber Rival Gett Taxi

recode.net — Even as Uber CEO Travis Kalanick contemplates the driverless, robot dystopia of future passenger travel, one rival has gone so far in the other direction one of its passengers actually created life in the backseat. New Yorker Nancy Kim couldn't wait a second longer after a 120 block race to the hospital in the back seat of a white BMW from taxi-hailing service Gett.

Roku Will Be Your Future TV’s Operating System

recode.net — His world is about to get more crowded - that's a phrase that has haunted the coverage of Roku CEO Anthony Wood for the past decade. Critics are applying the phrase again as the maker of the set-top box that streams Web TV to your TV faces another big rival.

Oculus Rift and Liquor Don’t Mix (video)

recode.net — In February of last year, Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe showed off the Oculus Rift headset to Peter Kafka and the crowd at D: Dive Into Media. Here are a few things we learned: The goggle requires high-end computing power to work well and it was only possible now because computing power had finally caught up to imagination.

Colin Powell Joins Salesforce.com Board

recode.net — Colin Powell, the retired four-star general of the U.S. Army and U.S. Secretary of State, has joined the board of directors of Salesforce.com. His appointment will expand the board of the business software company to 11 members.

Apple CFO to Retire

recode.net — Apple chief financial officer Peter Oppenheimer will retire in September, the company said on Tuesday.Luca Maestri, vice president of finance and corporate controller, will take over the role. She will report to Tim Cook, Apple chief exeuctive officer. Oppenheimer recently joined the board of directors of Goldman Sachs, according to Apple's statement.

Demand Media Co-Founder Joins Merchant Bank Raine as Adviser

recode.net — By Kenneth Li Demand Media former CEO and co-founder Richard Rosenblatt confirmed that he has joined merchant bank Raine Group in an advisory role. Sources said it was a part-time gig, with the longtime entrepreneur consulting on deals such as WME's recent acquisition of IMG.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @joepompeo: The @nypost + @NYDailyNews were in business talks in past year or so. "Many deal points were on the table.” capitalnewyork.com/article/media/…

Oct 23, 2014

@mikeisaac Will "Shit The Bed" not fly over there?

Oct 23, 2014

kablooey / Amazon Takes $170 Million Writedown on Weak Fire Phone Sales on.recode.net/1oyT9gx via @DelRey

Oct 23, 2014

RT @vindugoel: Ouch, that ad (and that placement) has gotta hurt @waltmossberg's old bosses at @wsj. pic.twitter.com/lJDlQXbsMZ

Oct 23, 2014

@eliblumenthal @rbaum @sborise @baruchcollege you've captured my kung fu clutch of breaking news.



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