Twitter keeps a list of everything it thinks you're interested in — here's how to find it (TW)

Regis Duvignau/Reuters Twitter collects a lot of data on you, including a compiled list of “inferred interests” it uses to personalize your experience. This interests list was initially rolled out to Twitter users a while back, but the feature was rediscovered this week and users have been tweeting their own lists, some of which include […]

Facebook and Apple are backing a new course that gives kids college credit for learning to code — and it's the fastest growing AP course ever (AAPL, FB, AMZN)

Getty Big companies like Apple, Facebook and Amazon are supporting a new AP level computing course for high school students. The course was designed to attract a broader group of students into the field and to ameliorate the industry’s so-called pipeline problem. Many engineers and software developers can trace their formative coding experiences to a […]

Internal Facebook emails reportedly reveal execs discussed charging and cutting deals with companies for access to user data

AP Facebook emails reviewed by The Wall Street Journal show executives discussing charging and cutting deals with companies to allow them access to Facebook user data. The emails offer insight into Facebook’s efforts to monetize its vast trove of user data, highlighting how Facebook executives talked about pushing advertisers to spend more in return for […]

Amazon is beefing up Amazon Web Services' IoT (AMZN)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Amazon announced a series of new additions to its Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT platform at its annual AWS re:Invent cloud conference in Las Vegas this week. The […]

Facebook cofounder Dustin Moskovitz' Asana is now worth $1.5 billion

Dustin MoskovitzAsana On Thursday, Asana — a collaboration and productivity software company started by Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz — announced that it had raised a $50 million Series E funding round.  Asana is now valued at $1.5 billion.  “It’s really nice to cross over that concrete mark,” Asana CEO Dustin Moskovitz said, referring to reaching […]