Once you stop recording, the live video is gone for good. *Poof* Instagram is the latest social platform to embrace live video, following Twitter, YouTube, and its parent company, Facebook. It's an attempt to make Instagram a place for both permanent and ephemeral sharing. This is Instagram's latest attempt to drive more kinds of usage […]
Patrick Léger for BuzzFeed News At the end of my grandfather’s life his doctor prescribed a powerful hydromorphone against the pain of bone cancer. A lot of Germans were busy knocking holes in the Berlin Wall around that time, and I showed up to say goodbye to my grandfather just as Dilaudid was bringing its […]
It sounds so enticing, right? To quit your dead-end job and create a lifestyle that you want by making a difference on lives of others as a Life Coach. You wake up every morning, do a 3-second commute to your home office and start your day with a cuppa, glancing through a list of clients booked […]
Tech and politics need a translator — at least according to Jamie Corley and Christyn Lansing, founders of The Bridge. Corley and Lansing have worked in both worlds — each of them, for example, has served as press secretary for a US senator (Bob Corker and Rob Portman, respectively), while Lansing was also communications director at Politico. They told me […]
For those with hearing issues, simple dinner table group conversations can be pretty painful to stay on top of. Ava is aiming to bring deaf and hard-of-hearing people back into group conversations with their threaded speech-to-text application that gives people with hearing issues an easy way to stay on top of a conversation. The app, formerly […]
BuzzFeed just announced that it has raised another $200 million from NBCUniversal. That might sound a little familiar, since the company raised a round of the same size last year. Plus, Recode reported last month that NBCUniversal was doubling down, and the news seemed to be confirmed by a Delaware filing. The funding release points […]
More people are cutting the cord with pay TV in favor of streaming services, but finding something to watch is growing more difficult – not only because of rights deals which see content coming and going, but also because there’s now a wider array of services to choose from. A startup called Reelgood wants to help, […]
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