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Business reporter @BuzzFeed, formerly @WSJ. Math student, dabbling in iOS and Android development. I sometimes play video games.

James Cameron Calls Facebook's $2 Billion Virtual Reality Headset "A Yawn" — James Cameron, the maker of Avatar, is apparently not a believer in the Oculus Rift, at least for filmmakers. The virtual reality headset maker that Facebook bought for $2 billion is something that Mark Zuckerberg called "a long-term bet on the future of computing" on the company's most recent earnings call.

Twitter Disappoints Wall Street With Mediocre User Growth — Twitter about met expectations set by investors for its growing user numbers, making slightly more money than expected. Twitter said its total monthly active users were 284, up from 271 million in the second quarter this year.

Meet The Scientist Researching How Pinterest Users Are Using Pinterest — In a past life, Gabe Trionfi was helping design new kinds of microwaveable pasta meals. Now, he heads up the team of researchers at Pinterest tasked with understanding how people use to site. It's an important question for the company, which is rapidly expanding and growing internationally, and has also begun rolling out a suite of new products aimed at helping users discover new content.

This App Scanned My Body And Made A Shirt That Fit Great — I'm not the type of person who likes shopping, much less trying things on. In fact, I really hate it - the stores stress me out and it is hard to find shirts that fit well. That's why, when I heard about MTailor through a friend in Silicon Valley, I was intrigued by the prospect.

For This Shirtmaker, The Dressing Room Is Your iPhone — On a Friday morning in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood, the team for MTailor is frantically packing shirts into boxes and shipping them off. A pile of more than a hundred branded boxes sit in front of the company's tiny corner office space, rented from another San Francisco-based startup called OrderAhead.

A Surprisingly Good Quarter For Yahoo Beats Expectations — Yahoo surprised investors by beating analyst expectations, bringing in more money than expected. Thus far, new Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has been trying. As a result, much of the attention for the company has not been on Yahoo's core business, but on the roughly $35 billion stake it has in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.

Snapchat Says Its First Ads Are Coming This Weekend — Snapchat said the company's first ads in the United States would be appearing this weekend. The company announced the ads in a blog post Friday afternoon. The new ads mark a change to Snapchat that will begin generating real revenue for the company, which was recently rumored to be raising financing at a $10 billion valuation.

Apple CEO Says He's "Very Bullish" On The Future Of The Tablet — Apple CEO Tim Cook told BuzzFeed News following the iPad unveiling that he was "very bullish" on the future of tablets, countering some reports that the outlook for tablets is not as positive as it was when the devices first began entering the market in force in 2010 with the release of the first iPad.

Meet The Company Helping Vine And Instagram Stars Quit Their Day Job — In August this year, Jack Bethmann quit his day job and began filming Vines - six-second video loops on an app created by Twitter - full-time. He's able to do that thanks in part to Niche, an online service that connects people like Bethmann with brands that will pay to have the most popular Vine accounts promote their campaigns.

Dropbox Says It Has Not Been Hacked — A representative from Dropbox told BuzzFeed News that its security has not been compromised in response to reports claiming Dropbox had been hacked. "Dropbox has not been hacked," spokesperson Ana Andreescu told BuzzFeed News. "These usernames and passwords were unfortunately stolen from other services and used in attempts to log in to Dropbox accounts.
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Oct 31, 2014

on the right: a gas station. on the left: monsters that will kill you in the face…

Oct 31, 2014

the final fantasy xv world looks like a hellish landscape with life-threatening creatures hanging out by the highway…

Oct 31, 2014

these are nice looking phones tho and kind of resemble the mi3 and mi5

Oct 31, 2014

so basically samsung copied apple and now it is gonna copy xiaomi?…

Oct 31, 2014

ohh mannn there are a lot of people on market right now. advise avoiding it if you are trying to get somewhere in reasonable time

Oct 31, 2014

Wow it is actually raining for real. It's been so long since it actually rained!

Oct 30, 2014

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