Steve Gillmor's Top Stories

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  1. A Note To My Readers
    One of the things I’ve always tried to do at the Dish is to be up-front with readers. This sometimes means grotesque over-sharing; sometimes it means I write imprudent arguments I have to withdraw; sometimes it just means a monthly update on our...
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  2. From 0 to $1B - Slack's Founder Shares Their Epic Launch Strategy
    The biggest challenge was learning how to sell a product to teams, not individuals. “For most companies, the hard thing is making the product work well enough to convince a single person at a time to switch to it,” Butterfield says. Take Dropbox, for...
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  3. FTC Says Unlimited Data With Throttling Doesn’t Count as Unlimited
    In a case that could have broad implications, the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday ordered prepaid mobile provider TracFone to pay $40 million for slowing down the speeds of customers who had paid for unlimited data service. While the case was...
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  4. FCC: Blocking Wi-Fi in hotels is prohibited
    On Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission issued an “Enforcement Advisory” stating that blocking W-Fi in hotels is unequivocally “prohibited." Further ReadingBut still really, really wants to force guests to pay for in-room Wi-Fi. "Persons...
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  5. Snapchat’s new Discover feature could be a significant moment in the evolution of mobile news
    You may have missed it in the #snowpocalpyse that wasn’t1, but Snapchat unveiled a new feature called Discover Tuesday that brings news into the ephemeral chat app very popular among American teens and young adults: Here’s Wired’s story on it: At...
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