Twitter has acquired the news subscription service Scroll, adding to a recent string of acquisitions by the social network aimed at kickstarting its historically stagnant product development. Scroll, led by Chartbeat founder Tony Haile, lets people pay to remove ads from news stories they read, with publishers earning higher payouts that they’d receive from showing them ads. The team will...
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What the Heck Is Going On in China?
It’s been a few months of startling headlines out of the China tech sector as the government has initiated an unprecedented crackdown across all corners of China’s tech economy. More on why it is happening later—first let’s consider some of the carnage.
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