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Is Knotel poised to turn WeWork from a Unicorn into an Icarus?

The day of reckoning for the “flexible office space as a startup” is coming, and it’s coming up fast. WeWork’s IPO filing has fired the starting gun on the race to become the game-chan

How Roblox avoided the gaming graveyard and grew into a $2.5B company

There are successful companies that grow fast and garner tons of press. Then there’s Roblox, a company which took at least a decade to hit its stride and has, relative to its current level of succes

‘This is Your Life in Silicon Valley’: Former Pinterest president, Moment CEO Tim Kendall on smartphone addiction

Welcome to this week’s transcribed edition of This is Your Life in Silicon Valley. We’re running an experiment for Extra Crunch members that puts This is Your Life in Silicon Valley in words –

Facebook is pivoting

“The future is private,” said Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook’s roadmap, after conceding “we don’t exactly have the strongest reputation on privacy right now, to put it lightly.&

The Internet Archive has uploaded 450,000 songs collected before Myspace’s massive data loss

Last month, it became widely known that Myspace has lost much of the user data uploaded to it before 2016, including potentially millions of music tracks from between 2003 to 2015. This is a significa

Myspace may have lost more than a decade’s worth of user music

It’s not as if the internet needed another cautionary tale about backing up data, but for many artists, this news is heartbreaking nonetheless. Myspace has issued a tersely worded message noting tha

Changing consumer behavior is the key to unlocking billion-dollar businesses

Revolutionary products succeed when they deliver value to their users. The fact that a product creates a behavior shift is not enough. It must create value to overcome the initial skepticism.

Jam City is setting up a Toronto shop by buying Bingo Pop from Uken Games

The Los Angeles game development studio Jam City is setting up a shop in Toronto with the acquisition of Bingo Pop from Uken Games. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. The deal is part of a b

The forgotten ‘Facebook of China’ is sold for $20M

Renren, which was once heralded as the ‘Facebook of China’ and later became China’s answer to MySpace after falling out of fashion among its core young users, is selling its social n

Panda Pop passes 100 million users as Jam City readies for an IPO

The flagship game from Los Angeles-based mobile game developer Jam City, Panda Pop, has reached over 9.3 million monthly active users and climbed above its 100 millionth download. The tentpole game fo

So, does anybody want Twitter?

Twitter is in trouble. In a move out of a middle school flag football game, Microsoft selected LinkedIn to join its team. The sheer size of the transaction has reignited conversations about who will

GitHub accounts targeted in password reuse attack

Following a massive cache of LinkedIn passwords being dumped online last month, users of another online service -- Github -- have become the latest target of a password reuse attack as hackers apparen

Recently confirmed Myspace hack could be the largest yet

You might not have thought of – much less visited – Myspace in years. (Yes, it’s still around. Time, Inc. acquired it and other properties when it bought Viant earlier this year.) Bu

Time Inc Acquires Viant, Owner Of Myspace And A Vast Ad Tech Network

It looks like Myspace is becoming a big-media property once again. Today during its quarterly earnings report, Time Inc announced that it has acquired Viant, a profitable company that has built a lar

Remember That Time That Company Changed That Thing?

People don’t like change. We just don’t. Especially when it comes to our favorite sites or apps. When you move our cheese we get confused and angry. In fact, Facebook can’t do anythi

What You Need To Know About Online Video Platforms

On this 10th anniversary of the first video being uploaded to YouTube, it’s important to look at how the online video industry has changed in the last two years -- because the changes have been as s

Tips For Finding Success As A Female Engineer

It was apparent from the first time I took a computer programming class in high school that it was one of the few subjects that really excited me. Initially, it was just an option I was trying out, bu

MySpace Punishes Its Few Remaining Friends By Vanishing Their Blogs

Obviously MySpace has very few friends left to alienate -- Tom has long since moved on -- but that hasn't stopped it annoying the hell out of its few remaining fans by forcing through an update to its

MySpace Squandered the Only Thing It Had Left

<b>Editor's Note:</b><em> Brenden Mulligan created Onesheet, a tool that enables musicians to create beautiful web presences in two minutes.</em> MySpace. Or is it Myspace. Or is it My______. Truth

Lost On New Myspace. Can’t Escape Justin. Send Help.

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