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Apple’s iPhone SE event: Everything you need to know, plus how to watch live

Apple’s long-rumored iPhone SE event kicks off at 10 a.m. PDT today (1 p.m. EDT, 5 p.m. GMT and UTC) and you can stream it live right here via Safari, Microsoft’s Edge browser, or an Apple TV (2nd generation or newer). Follow along with us during the event on Twitter — @VentureBeat — for quick updates as the news rolls out. […]

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Jack Dorsey on how live streaming a puddle reveals Twitter’s past and future

Twitter has evolved from a microblogging tool used by early adopter nerds, to a media broadcasting tool, onto a microphone for celebrities, and beyond. But as the social network struggles to grow, it has been turning to new ways to keep people using it and lure new users on board, such as curated tweets and […]

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Alchemist Accelerator: Why there’s still lots of room for disruptive martech (webinar)

VB WEBINAR: Q1 research from VentureBeat Insight shows that the venture capital landscape for martech shows no sign of slowing down. Join Ravi Belani, partner at Alchemist Accelerator, Adam J. Plotkin, partner at ff Venture Capital, and VB analyst Jon Cifuentes to learn about the current martech landscape and what’s getting analysts excited. Register here for free. Alchemist Accelerator, a […]

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Report: App search is fatally flawed, and optimizing for keywords isn’t the answer

VB INSIGHT: The avalanche of apps, the recognition that app search is fatally flawed, and the recent raft of changes to the algorithms employed by Apple and Google are turning up the pressure on app developers. Companies need to move beyond ASO (App Store Optimization) basics to get the most out of their entire marketing funnel, not […]

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How Unity is pushing VR and better 3D graphics with its game engine

Unity Technologies showed off some high-end graphics demos created with its Unity 5 game engine last week at the Game Developers Conference. That shows how the little game engine that could is growing up, and it is closing in on the visual quality offered by rivals, such as Epic Games and Crytek. In a conversation with […]

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Netflix opens its Recommended TV program globally and raises the bar for inclusion

Netflix has announced today that its Recommended TVs program will be launching globally this year, as the video-streaming giant also lifts the lid on new criteria for inclusion, and the first TV manufacturers to gain the coveted Netflix logo for 2016. First announced last January before launching a few months later, the “Netflix Recommended TV” […]

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