As part of our work here at Vault, we come across a lot of technology related stories. Vault List is a weekly curation of our favourite stories shared in one place.
This week we bring you stories on Space X’s Falcon 9 explosion, the chaos at Reddit, the record-breaking $192 million paid by Hulu for South Park and more.
- Tidal adds a family plan. The company now offers a discount for additional users just like music streaming competitors Rdio, Spotify and Apple Music.
- “Obviously it’s a huge blow to SpaceX…We take these missions incredibly seriously.” Elon Musk on the Falcon 9 rocket explosion.
- Apple stores have begun selling a version of the Ecobee 3 Smart thermostat that support’s HomeKit. This means that users can control their thermostat by using Siri.
- Twitter wants to know your birthday so it can gift you balloons and targeted ads.
- Hulu pays a record-breaking $192 million to stream South Park for three additional seasons.
- Why Reddit’s latest revolt is just like the previous ones.
- Reddit may just be too chaotic for any CEO, not just Ellen Pao.
- Passwords don’t work as well as they should. It’s why some companies like Medium are beginning to get rid of them completely.
- Forcing children to watch TV is now a way to punish them. According to research from Miner & Co., most children these days prefer the interactive use of an iPad over the passiveness of watching TV.
- The Los Angeles Times has just hired a reporter to cover black twitter full time.
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