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Tech Brief: Twitter Turns 10, New iPhone, And A Deer Livestream

Welcome to Tech Brief, your weekly wrap-up on all that’s happened in the tech and startup industries this week!  Twitter finally gives itself reason to celebrate, Apple releases a new thing that doesn’t cost as much as its previous things, a few hundred people around the world are watching a virtual deer on live video, and more in this week’s Tech Brief! Twitter Is 10! Twitter turned 10 on Monday, 21st March, and they made sure EVERYONE knew that, with a series of GIFs and videos from each country’s official Twitter account. Thank you for an incredible 10 years! We can't…
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Tech Brief: Instagram Betrays World, VR Replaces Friends & Festivals, and… Butter Spray

Welcome to Tech Brief, your weekly wrap-up on all that’s happened in the tech and startup industries this week!  THIS WEEK, WE’RE GOING TO TALK ABOUT THE TRAITOR THAT IS INSTAGRAM. THAT IS ALL. The World’s Largest Photo-Sharing Platform Just Pissed Off ALL Its Users In a blog post released on 15 March (“BEWARE THE IDES OF MARCH”), Instagram tried its best to convince its few hundred million users that switching to an algorithm-based feed is really the best decision. Wrong. I’m not entirely sure where they plucked that observation that “people miss on average 70 percent of their feeds”…
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Tech Brief: Einstein Proven Right, Instagram Does Right, and Wi-Fi In Lightbulbs

Welcome to Tech Brief, your weekly wrap-up on all that’s happened in the tech and startup industries this week!  It’s been an exciting week for geeks the Tech world, with a breakthrough in the search for gravitational waves, a major Instagram update (the one everyone’s been waiting for), and a new form of Wi-Fi that works through… the lightbulb in your home. Gravity Is Real, You Guys… Okay so it’s not that simple. The headline that Tech Insider used was more along the lines of “Scientists just detected gravitational waves for the first time ever”. 100 years after Einstein predicted their existence,…
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