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Co-Executive Editor, reviewer and columnist for Re/code. Find us at t.co/trFjw6z5Lc. Email me at walt@recode.net.

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recode.net — Like all websites, Re/code is in a constant process of iteration. So, starting today, you'll notice a few changes on our site, and we wanted to let you know about them. You'll see some design and functionality revisions aimed at making the site quicker to load and easier to navigate and use.

How the Mac went from obscurity to ubiquity

recode.net — When Apple announced its most recent earnings, the big surprise was the performance of a product which, while once synonymous with the whole company, had become a footnote to many: The Mac. In fact, Mac sales in the quarter ended Sept.

Google Ad Server Failure Takes Down Websites

recode.net — If the Internet looks a little different today, it's because a lot of websites are missing one key thing: Ads. A failure at a Google ad server caused an unknown number of Web sites to fail to correctly load Wednesday morning, possibly costing publishers millions in missed ad revenue.

Here’s Another Movie and TV Search Site. This One’s From Hollywood.

recode.net — There are so many places to find movies and TV shows. They're on TV! They're on the Internet! Wouldn't it be great if there were services that told you where you could find all that stuff? There are! Several of them, actually. But the problem is that none of them have everything you want.

Sexting Is Perfectly Normal Behavior, Cracking Silicon Valley’s Whiteness and More #Mustreads

recode.net — Good morning! The Internet is a damp and winding tunnel, far below the Earth's surface. Here's a lantern and a map, brought to you by Re/code: So long as there are two people with camera-equipped phones and a cellular connection, there will be sexts.

Amazon Cloud Chief Andy Jassy Dismisses Talk of Price War

recode.net — It's not yet noon on a busy Wednesday in Midtown Manhattan, and Andy Jassy, the head of Amazon Web Services - the retail giant's cloud computing unit - wants a hot dog.

Yahoo Buys Video Ad Service BrightRoll for $640 Million

recode.net — Yahoo will pay about $640 million for automated advertising service BrightRoll, beefing up its ability to sell video ads in real-time to marketers. The acquisition sustains Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer's acquisition spree and sharpens the company's focus on video ads, which it hopes can ...

Jeff, Can You Hear Me Now? (Comic)

recode.net — Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac & Snaggy.

Yale’s Former President - Now Coursera’s CEO - Settles Into Silicon Valley

recode.net — Richard C. Levin, who spent 43 years under the arcades and porticos of Yale University, eventually serving as its president, arrived in Silicon Valley six months ago to take over a startup which will, eventually, tear universities like it down.

YouTube Hires Zynga’s Manuel Bronstein as Product Head

recode.net — YouTube, which has seen a series of high-profile managers leave in the last year, has brought some new talent into the company: The video site has hired Zynga executive Manuel Bronstein to run its consumer products group. Bronstein essentially fills a vacancy created in August, when consumer product head Shiva Rajaraman left to work for Spotify.
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Nov 22, 2014

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