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Tencent’s new alternative to PUBG is already topping the revenue chart

In a move clearly driven by economic interests and an urgency to meet stringent regulations, the world’s largest games publisher Tencent pulled its mobile version of PlayerUnknown’s Battle

Keyword research in 2019: Modern tactics for growing targeted search traffic

In 2019, it’s estimated that every minute there are 150 new websites coming online. While many of these won’t be long-term ventures, a large percentage will eventually find themselves looking to..

How to source hard-to-fill programming positions

Zack Burt Contributor Zack Burt is an American computer programmer. He founded Code For Cash, the tech recruiting firm. The competition is intense for great tech talent, and it’s even harder to find

What’s the cost of buying users from Facebook and 13 other ad networks?

This post reveals the cost of acquiring a customer on every ad channel my agency has tested.

CEO of Rappler, a media company critical of the Philippines government, is arrested

There’s serious concern around press freedom in the Philippines after Maria Ressa, the CEO of independent media company Rappler, was arrested last night. Ressa, who was CNN’s bureau chief

Quora says 100 million users may have been affected by data breach

Quora said today that a security breach may have compromised data from about 100 million users. In an email sent to users today and a blog post by CEO Adam D’Angelo, the company said a “malicious

Khosla GP launches Bling Capital to help seed-stage startups build products

Ben Ling, a Khosla general partner until next month, is closing in on $60 million for his debut fund.

Alibaba made a smart screen to help blind people shop and it costs next to nothing

Just a few years ago, Li Mengqi could not have imagined shopping on her own. Someone needed to always keep her company to say aloud what was in front of her, who’s been blind since birth. When s

EdTech is having a renaissance, powered by the emerging world

So-called ‘EdTech’ has seen many false dawns over the years. After being lauded as the teaching platforms of the future, most MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course platforms) have not quite li

‘Quora for cancer’ startup theMednet raises $1.3 million in seed funding

TheMednet launched out of Y Combinator earlier this year to bring physicians a sophisticated platform for finding the best in treatment research, starting with cancer. It has now raised $1.5 million

Quora just launched a self-serve ad platform

While Quora has been around for almost seven years, it’s been a little slow when it comes to monetization through advertising. The question-and-answer site first launched ads last year in April

Quora tests video answers to steal Q&A from YouTube

Newly-minted unicorn Quora has even bigger ambitions than text questions-and-answers. And it’s not going to let video giants or startups disrupt its future. This week Quora began testing video a

Crunch Report | Quora Valued At Around $1.8B

Today’s Stories  Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise Elon Musk’s Neuralink wants to turn cloud-based AI into an extension of our brains Duolingo launches pai

Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise

Quora just became the unicorn of subjective human knowledge. After eight years carefully cultivating an intelligent question and answer community, it's just raised an $85 million Series D round co-led

The Mednet launches its ‘Quora for cancer,’ an online medical knowledge base

A New York City startup called The Mednet today launched a platform that gives physicians a knowledge-sharing tool that’s as easy to use as Quora, but provides them with expert answers about the lat

2017 is the year your startup gets funded

The turn of the calendar is cathartic for entrepreneurs -- there’s something about starting a new year that inspires folks to launch a new startup, build a new product or raise capital. If you’re

Q&A site Quora clamps down on anonymity – will review content before publishing, restrict actions

Quora, a crowdsourced Q&A site that’s generally smarter than Yahoo Answers, is making a big change to how anonymity works on its service. Most notably, it will begin cracking down on spam an

Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine are taking to Quora on the heels of Trump’s AMA

Hot on the heels of Trump’s not officially sanctioned Reddit AMA, the GOP nominee’s chief rivals are taking a break from the campaign trail to answer some questions to Q&A site, Quora. The Dem

Quora loses its public face, Marc Bodnick

Quora’s been at the Q&A game for 7 years now but still is only starting to monetize. It’s growing, but momentum could take a hit tonight as long-time head of business and community Mar

Quora begins making money with the introduction of advertising

Question and answer site Quora has made its first push to monetize after it added advertising.
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