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Here’s how much you’re worth to these tech giants
Major internet tech companies like Facebook, LinkedIn, Amazon, Yelp, and Twitter only exist because you, the user, patronize them. The folks at HowMuch.net… have broken down what one person using the services of these companies is worth to that company.
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Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz: tech companies destroying employees’ lives
The tech industry threatens to cannibalise itself, forcing its talented and young workforce to pursue work over life with the inevitable end result being compromised results and miserable employees.
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(via TechCrunch)

Parse Parse, the backend platform for apps Facebook acquired back in 2013, today announced that it will open source all of its software development kits (SDKs). The Parse SDKs for iOS, Android and OS X are available on GitHub now, and the service’s other SDKs for the likes of Windows Phone, JavaScript, Xamarin and React will follow soon. Read More

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(via Gizmodo)

The dark, psychological hacker drama Mr. Robot slayed audiences at South by Southwest, and now it’s become a series on USA. It’s one of those rare shows that actually seems to understand what’s corrupt and rotten at the heart of the tech industry — and wants to burn it all down. We talked to the show creator.

Sam Esmail created Mr. Robot and wrote the first episode. He says part of his inspiration was his own history as a coder “back in the day,” when he says he started an internet company. But in large part, the story… Continue reading

(via VisionMobile)

VM6_08It’s very clear that software companies took the lead in innovation around voice communications. The telecom industry is lost in the woods arguing about standards, technology and regulation, while Facebook, WhatsApp, Google, WeChat and numerous startups are focused on new use cases and business model innovation.

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