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BIG TECH NEWS

Report says Amazon is interested in buying Slack for over $9 billion
businessinsider.com

Tim Cook: Apple Isn’t Ready to Talk About the Future
technologyreview.com

Twitter launches a redesign
wired.com

HelloSign raises $16 million so you can stop signing paper documents
techcrunch.com

Mobike raises $600M to expand its bikes on-demand service worldwide
techcrunch.com

COMMUNITY NEWS

Telegram founder: U.S. intelligence agencies tried to bribe us
fastcompany.com

This Startup’s Making Paper Out of Stone, Not Trees
bloomberg.com

OPINION

Actions, not words, reveal our real values
sivers.org

Design in the era of the Algorithm
bigmedium.com

‘Three years ago I quit my job to pursue art full-time’
heatherdayart.com

The Best Advice We Overheard at First Round’s CTO Unconference
firstround.com

STRATEGY

Podcast: Sean Ellis on The Kevin Rose Show discussing growth
soundcloud.com

How We Developed Integrations to Kickstart our Early Stage Growth
helpdocs.io

How Nathan Barry Turned ConvertKit Into an $8M+ Business in 4 Years
groovehq.com

Growing a side project to 600,000 subscribers and $4M ARR
indiehackers.com

PRODUCTS & TOOLS

PlexTheme – A WP Theme Focused on Writing and Newsletter Subscriptions
plextheme.com

netTALK – Add 4G LTE service from T-Mobile to our apps
nettalk.com

StatiCrypt – Password protect a static HTML page
github.io

Case Study Buddy – Professional, done-for-you case studies service
casestudybuddy.com

INTERESTING

Hong Kong Parking Space Sells for Record $664,300
bloomberg.com

Developers who use spaces make more money than those who use tabs
stackoverflow.blog

Airbnb’s Mega Hosts Are Turning It Into Just Another Travel Booking Site
buzzfeed.com

Samsung just unveiled the widest computer monitor you can buy
businessinsider.com