India’s Telecom Authorities Have Ruled Against Facebook’s Controversial Free Internet Plan

Manjunath Kiran / AFP / Getty Images The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released their long-anticipated ruling on net neutrality in India. The regulators have ruled against differential and discriminatory pricing of mobile data on the basis of content. This ruling will affect Free Basics — Facebook’s controversial plan to offer free, but […]

Executive Turmoil And Turnover At Twitter

Jack Dorsey Mike Blake / Reuters A tidal wave of turnover is coming to the top of Twitter, with a number of critical executives on the way out. In addition, two new board members are reportedly on the way in. Twitter head of engineering Alex Roetter, product VP Kevin Weil, and head of media Katie […]

Yahoo Shuts Down Yahoo Screen Video Service

Justin Lubin / NBC Under CEO Marissa Mayer, Yahoo has spent the past few years buying up the rights to football games, launching news shows, reviving flailing network TV series, and creating original content. All of that programming — Community, Jaguars vs. Bills, Katie Couric's daily news show — was hosted on Yahoo Screen. And […]

How Pitbull Conquered Facebook

Pitbull joined Facebook May 17, 2009. The timing was auspicious: In a March 2014 interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Pit had laid out his six-year play for global domination, saying, “2009 is freedom; 2010, invasion; 2011, build empire; 2012, grow wealth; 2013, put the puzzle together; 2014, buckle up; 2015, make history.” And: He was […]