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I write about technology. Journalist / Executive editor, @VentureBeat. [harrison at venturebeat.com]

Harrison Weber is a writer and designer based in New York. Formerly an Editor for The Next Web, Harrison joined WeWork as Editorial Director to launch FullStart.

I've been published in FullStart, The Next Web, Huffington Post & more.

I've been written about in Forbes, Business Insider and Venture Beat.

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After nearly 10 years, Adobe abandons its Creative Suite entirely to focus on Creative Cloud

After nearly 10 years, Adobe abandons its Creative Suite entirely to focus on Creative Cloud

LivingSocial closes its New York office space and terminates its local events division

LivingSocial closes its New York office space and terminates its local events division

Elon Musk unveils Tesla's secret master plan: part 2

venturebeat.com — In 2006, Elon Musk unveiled his " Secret Tesla Motors Master Plan," a decade-long strategy that summed up to: "Build sports car Use that money to build an affordable car Use that money to build an even more affordable car While doing above, also provide zero emission electric power generation options" Now, ten years later, Musk is back with part two.

Duolingo expands beyond language learning with launch of memorization app Tinycards

venturebeat.com — Duolingo, the language learning company founded by reCAPTCHA creator Luis von Ahn, no longer just wants to teach you a new language. With a new memorization app called Tinycards, the company aims to teach you about maps, history, and science, too. Tinycards launches today on iOS, and (as the name suggests) it's a flash card app.

Netflix now has 83 million subscribers, but it's growing slower than ever in the U.S.

venturebeat.com — Netflix now has 83million subscribers after adding just 160,000 subscribers in the U.S. and 1.52 million abroad last quarter, missing the modest expectations it set back in April. Netflix predicted it would add about 2 million new subscribers internationally and 500,000 in the U.S. (a total of 84 million) during this past quarter (Q2 2016).

Watch: Spotify's bot lead lays out his vision of a 'music concierge'

venturebeat.com — Spotify has long offered basic tools for discovering new songs and artists - every music service does. But the Swedish company inched closer towards making its discovery features more social and intelligent when it acquired social network Soundwave and voice-messaging platform Cord Project in January.

Watch LMFAO star Redfoo explain why he wants you to chat his bot

venturebeat.com — Rapper Redfoo, of LMFAO fame, has a chatbot. Built by Olabot, FooBot (as it's called) lets you bombard the star with questions on Facebook Messenger without actually harassing the real thing. You can find the bot by messaging Redfoo on Facebook.

Flipkart CTO: Amazon's Alexa wouldn't work in India

venturebeat.com — Flipkart chief technical officer Peeyush Ranjan doesn't believe Alexa, the voice-assistant that powers Amazon's Echo devices, "as it is will work in India," the executive said on stage at VentureBeat's MobileBeat conference. "The problems that we see over here [in the U.S.] are not what we see in India," said Ranjan.

How to watch MobileBeat 2016 live

venturebeat.com — VentureBeat's 9th annual MobileBeat conference kicks off today, and you can watch the two-day event live right here starting at 9:30 a.m. Pacific. This year we're digging into the future of bots, artificial intelligence, and messaging with executives from Amazon, Google, Slack, and Microsoft; founders from startups like Mezi and Chatfuel; plus LMFAO rapper Redfoo (no, really).

You can play Pokémon Go on a Chromebook

venturebeat.com — Pokémon Go, the mobile app that's reignited the cult of Pokémon for millions of berserk, smartphone-wielding fans, works on Chromebooks. But only certain Chromebooks - those that already support Android apps and the Google Play Store. GamesBeat got it running on Acer's 2015 Chromebook Flip. Sort of. Here's your step-by-step guide.

Falcon Heights shooting video disappears from Facebook due to 'technical glitch'

venturebeat.com — Moments after a police shooting in the Falcon Heights suburbs of Minnesota, a Facebook Live video was published depicting the aftermath: a police officer is seen pointing his gun at a man reported to be Philando Castile -- shot, and bleeding through his shirt -- while a woman, recording from the driver's seat of a car, recounts the events directly to the camera.

Snapchat's new Memories feature lets you save your snaps for later

venturebeat.com — Today Snapchat announced it's rolling out a new feature called Memories, which, according to Snapchat's blog post on the matter, is "a personal collection of your favorite moments that lives below the Camera screen." Here's an absolutely insufferable video promoting the new feature.
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Jul 26, 2016

RT @espiers: Just to be clear: this is Reuters and not The Onion: North Korea says Trump a wise choice for president  http://reut.rs/25zMwzk  via Reuters

Jul 26, 2016

@aruddd I wanted to be catered to!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jul 26, 2016

@thekenyeung @twitter right so makes sense then to provide a worse experience on the Web?

Jul 26, 2016

Why does @twitter make it easy to find #DemsInPhilly livestream on mobile but not on the web?

Jul 26, 2016

A quick Google search for "dressy casual" reveals that nobody knows what it means

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