Gillmor Gang: Dream On

Gillmor Gang Artcard The Gillmor Gang — Frank Radice, Esteban Kolsky, Kevin Marks, Denis Pombriant, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Sunday, November 12, 2017. G3: Safe Sex — Elisa Camahort Page, Lisa Padilla, Francine Hardaway, and Tina Chase Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, November 10, 2017. @stevegillmor, @fradice, @ekolsky, @DenisPombriant, @kevinmarks Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor… Read More

Crunch Report | Musical.ly to sell for at least $800 million

Today’s Stories China’s Toutiao is buying Musical.ly in a deal worth $800M-$1B Uber loses UK tribunal appeal over driver employment rights Uber ‘Express POOL’ offers the cheapest fare if you’ll walk a little Facebook relaunches Events app as Facebook Local, adds bars and food Credits Written by: MRD Hosted by: MRD Filmed by: Chris Gates Edited by: Chris Gates Read More

Gillmor Gang: Blocktrain

Gillmor Gang Artcard The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, Denis Pombriant, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, November 3, 2017. G3: Social Security — Mary Hodder, Maria Ogneva, Tina Hui, and Tina Chase Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, November 3, 2017. @stevegillmor, @dsearls, @kteare, @DenisPombriant, @kevinmarks Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor Read More

Crunch Report | Yahoo hack is still a mystery

Today’s Stories  Four years later, Yahoo still doesn’t know how 3 billion accounts were hacked Apple’s iPad could drop the home button and add Face ID in 2018 Apple said to be working on AR headset aimed for potential 2020 ship date Niantic’s follow-up to Pokémon Go will be a Harry Potter AR game launching in 2018 Credits Written by: MRD Hosted by: MRD Filmed… Read More

Crunch Report | Look, ma! No hands

Today’s Stories  Apple Pay Cash launches in beta today, letting you send and receive cash in Messages Waymo now testing its self-driving cars on public roads with no one at the wheel Waymo’s first product will be its own on-demand ride hailing service These are Uber’s new ‘cultural norms’ Credits Written by: MRD Hosted by: MRD Filmed by: Joe Zolnoski… Read More

Gillmor Gang: Hype Cycle

Gillmor Gang Artcard The Gillmor Gang — Frank Radice, Keith Teare, Denis Pombriant, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Sunday, October 15, 2017. G3: It’s Time — Francine Hardaway, Mary Hodder, Kristie Wells, and Tina Chase Gillmor welcome Tina Hui. Recorded live Friday, October 20, 2017. @stevegillmor, @fradice, @kteare, @DenisPombriant Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor Read More

GoFundMe launches native content arm to make videos for campaigns

 GoFundMe has racked up over $4 billion in donations as the world’s biggest platform for people setting up donation campaigns, in part by leveraging the power of social media to get people to share stories around those campaigns, with the biggest of these often going viral. Now, to tap deeper into the estimated $500 million in charitable donations that are made globally each year, the… Read More

Apple and AT&T activate LTE Band 8 to give iPhone users in Puerto Rico cellular service by Loon Balloon

 Apple, AT&T, the FCC and Alphabet’s X division have all put into motion efforts to give residents of Puerto Rico more cellular connectivity. Apple has been working with AT&T to extend and activate cell service for users in Puerto Rico. To improve what is a terrible connectivity situation there, it’s going to enable a provisional band of LTE that has been recently approved,… Read More

Twitch unveils a suite of new tools to help creators grow their channels and make money

 Amazon-owned video game streaming site Twitch today announced a number of new features for streamers aimed at helping their grow their online communities and generate revenue from their online channels. Notably, the company will soon debut several features that will allow video creators to better track their path towards achieving either Affiliate or Partner status – a designation… Read More