Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
An analysis of 40 studies finds that the link between social media use and both depression and anxiety among adolescents is small and inconsistent — A growing number of academics are challenging assumptions about the negative effects of social media and smartphones on children.
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Amazon says it now partners with 20,000+ neighborhood stores across Tier 1, 2, and 3 cities in India to store and deliver goods under its “I have Space” program — Neighborhood stores dot tens of thousands of cities, towns and villages in India.
Profile of Armslist, the “Craigslist of guns” that offers nearly any kind of gun imaginable and where all transactions are done peer to peer — Inside Armslist, the online ‘gun show that never ends’ — Thomas Caldwell was a veteran in his 60s with a soft physique, oval glasses …
Profile of Armslist, the “Craigslist of guns” that offers nearly every kind of gun imaginable and where all transactions are done peer to peer — Inside Armslist, the online ‘gun show that never ends’ — Thomas Caldwell was a veteran in his 60s with a soft physique, oval glasses …
Mike Wheatley / SiliconANGLE:
Containous, which says it has built a “multicloud networking platform” for containerized applications and microservices, raises $10M Series A — Cloud-native networking company Containous SAS today bagged $10 million in new funding. The Series A round was led by Balderton Capital …
Sarah E. Needleman / Wall Street Journal:
Airbnb to tie metrics like guest safety to employee bonuses, says it has created dedicated teams to serve all “stakeholders”, which include hosts and guests — Ahead of plans to go public, home-sharing platform emphasizes serving ‘stakeholders’ that include hosts, guests, investors, employees
Second Measure: DoorDash led the 2019 US food delivery market with 33% of total sales, followed by GrubHub with 32%, Uber Eats with 20%, and Postmates with 10% — - DoorDash captured 33% of the U.S. market, Grubhub 32%, Uber Eats 20% and Postmates 10%. — Digital food delivery is projected …
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Tile accused Apple of acting anti-competitively at a House antitrust hearing on Friday, while Sonos testified against Google, and PopSockets against Amazon — BOULDER, Colo. — Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google took a public lashing at a congressional hearing here Friday …
Amy Chozick / New York Times:
Profile of Adam Mosseri, who sees Project Daisy, which will eliminate public display of Instagram Likes later this year, as a way to “depressurize the app” — Adam Mosseri, chieftain of Instagram, wants to keep the platform a safe, special space. That means learning from the mistakes of its parent company: Facebook.
David Ruddock / Android Police:
Kan Liu, the Director of Product Management for Chrome OS, says Google is working to bring Steam support to Chrome OS — Last week at the CES trade show in Las Vegas, I spoke with Kan Liu, Director of Product Management for Google´s Chrome OS. In a wide-ranging discussion about the Chrome platform …