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g.k. butterfield


Congress not happy with Apple's response on privacy concerns

Not satisifed with a letter from Apple addressing its privacy policies, lawmakers have asked the company to send a rep to Washington to answer further questions.

By Mar. 15, 2012


Flickr founder plans to kill company e-mails with Slack

Stewart Butterfield got lucky building a successful product out of a failed game. Now, as he shelves another game, the Flickr co-founder thinks a collaboration tool -- Slack -- could be his second big hit.

By Aug. 14, 2013


Congress probing iOS developers on user privacy, address books

Congress has sent another letter to Apple, as well as 33 mobile app developers on iOS, asking if, and how, they collect user information.

By Mar. 22, 2012


FTC: Mobile apps for kids lack privacy disclosures

The agency has issued a staff report saying mobile apps aimed at kids often don't spell out data collection and sharing practices.

By Feb. 16, 2012


Tiny Speck releases entire Glitch art archives into public domain

Once an imaginative multiplayer game that explored the minds of ancient giants, Glitch closed down last year. Now its publisher is letting anyone use its innovative art for almost any purpose.

By Nov. 18, 2013


Apple's iOS 6 to add privacy controls for user contacts

Leaked details from iOS 6 show that Apple has beefed up privacy controls for user contacts, something the company was criticized for earlier this year.

By Jun. 14, 2012


'Ender's Game' trailer debuts; fans seem hyper, skeptical

Harrison Ford narrates a new trailer for the movie adaptation of Orson Scott Card's epic sci-fi novel "Ender's Game."

By May. 7, 2013


Tiny Speck's Glitch game gets a re-beta

After launching its virtual world in September, the company from Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield today announces it's going back into beta. The decision made so the company could work on a number of fundamental core changes.

By Nov. 30, 2011


Glitch launches; CNET offers an instant-entry pass

New social game from Tiny Speck--a Flickr co-founder's startup--is a "game of giant imagination." It goes live today, but there may be delays getting everyone in. CNET can help you jump the line.

By Sep. 27, 2011


Flickr co-founder pines for Microhoo

Stewart Butterfield, who left Yahoo earlier this month, says he wishes Microsoft's acquisition of Yahoo had succeeded.

By Jul. 28, 2008