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Editor-in-Chief — Re/code
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Covers:  Technology

Editor-in-chief, @Recode

Time Inc CEO Joe Ripp’s Vows to Save the Company at Code/Media — Time Inc needs to be saved.

Time Inc. to take page from National Geographic playbook — Chris Hondros | Getty Image | Getty Images - By Kenneth Li , Re/ . 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 — 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 — 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 — 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 — 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) — 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 Board — 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 His appointment will expand the board of the business software company to 11 members.

Apple CFO to Retire — 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 — 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 29, 2014

RT @LaurenGoode: .@karaswisher's mom just showed up at our office and said to @KurtWagner8, "I hear you're the good-looking one."

Oct 29, 2014

RT @DelRey: Anyone want to answer this for MCX since they refused to answer on press call: If competition welcome from Apple, why require exclusivity?

Oct 29, 2014

RT @DelRey: I know a lot of fine execs who have reputation, or more, at stake with MCX. They must be appalled.

Oct 29, 2014

The incredible oversharing endurance of Kim Kardashian West (full session video) via @LizGannes

Oct 29, 2014

Somebody can't catch a break / Maker of Apple Pay Competitor Has Already Been Hacked

Oct 29, 2014

YouNow is the Live Video Amateur Hour That Nearly Died. Now It's Booming. Here's What Happened. via @pkafka

Oct 28, 2014

Susan Wojcicki wants to sell you YouTube video subscriptions #codemobile

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