Quoted: Dick Costolo on Twitter vs. Facebook

"We have specific goals and objectives for ourselves, and that's how we measure ourselves and think about ourselves... I don't think about that in the context of how it stacks up versus a company A, B, or C." — Read More →

Off topic: Foiling facial recognition, removing tattoos, packaging food, arresting Spider-Man

Anti-surveillance makeup: Computer-vision dazzle throws off facial-recognition software. She loves him, she loves him not: Tattoo removal on the rise. From potato chips to ice cream, why different edibles come in different plastic packages. Read More →

Twitter earnings: How’s user growth?

Twitter, which is set to report earnings today, has been raking in the mobile-ad dollars, so analysts are expecting second-quarter revenue to have doubled to $283 million. But there continues to be concern about the rate at which the social Read More →

On topic: Tech news to know now

We've got your tech news links right here. So that's why they raided those offices: China is investigating Microsoft for monopolistic practices, as the nation steps up pressure on U.S. tech companies. Time's up: If you want to use Facebook Read More →

Quoted: OKCupid plays games with your heart — ‘that’s how websites work’

"But guess what, everybody: if you use the Internet, you’re the subject of hundreds of experiments at any given time, on every site. That’s how websites work." — Christian Rudder, co-founder of dating website OKCupid, in a blog post Read More →

Off topic: Cat facts, grandpa forgot, prescribing nature, movie spaceships

Troll your "friends" with cat facts? Now there's an app for that. Grandpa's Photos is a website that seeks help in identifying photos taken by a grandfather who no longer remembers where they were taken. Get Read More →
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