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First Reddit app built for a console arrives on Xbox One

Microsoft announced this evening that a new app called ReddX will debut on Tuesday morning, giving Xbox One owners a way to scan Reddit threads on their TVs. ReddX lets Xbox Live members in North America read text on Reddit, post links, up/down vote content, in addition to viewing images, videos, and GIFs. The app can also enter “Snap… Read More

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Internet’s obsession with Gabe Newell comes through during Valve CEO’s Reddit Q&A

People on the Internet seem to be obsessed with Valve CEO Gabe Newell and that much was obvious during Newell’s Reddit Ask-Me-Anything session this afternoon. For example: One person said he hadn’t showered since meeting Newell in 2011 and taking a picture with him. “That’s a long time not to shower,” Newell responded. Another person… Read More

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Name That Tech Tune: Win Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian’s new book, signed and doodled by the author

Updated below with answer and winner. We’ve got a very special prize up for grabs in this week’s Name that Tech Tune challenge: A copy of “Without Their Permission,” the book by Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, signed by the author himself specifically for this contest. This is the dogeared and marked-up copy of the book… Read More

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Reddit co-founder wants to reach profitability with membership program, not ads

Reddit, more than eight years after launching, is still not profitable. If and when the company does get out of the red, co-founder Alexis Ohanian hopes that Reddit does so through its membership program rather than self-serve advertising. During a fireside chat at Seattle’s Town Hall Monday night, an audience member asked Ohanian — who sold… Read More

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Reddit’s Alexis Ohanian cracks the startup code in ‘Without Their Permission’

[Editor's Note: GeekWire's Todd Bishop will be talking with reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian about his book, "Without Their Permission," tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall in Seattle. Tickets are available here.] Growing up in suburban Maryland, Alexis Ohanian had the words “Lives Remaining: 0″ written on the wall of his room. He’s been leveling up like a… Read More

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GeekWire Calendar Picks: Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in Seattle

With fall upon us, it’s a busy season for books, and a look at the GeekWire Calendar shows some great events coming up in Seattle featuring some newly-published authors. First, I’m fortunate to be interviewing Alexis Ohanian — entrepreneur, investor, co-founder of Reddit, Y Combinator “ambassador” and All-Around Defender of the Free Internet — about… Read More

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Reddit AMA: Bill Gates on internet freedom, Steve Jobs and the Surface Pro

Answering questions about everything from his favorite book (The Better Angels of our Nature) to his favorite band (Weezer) to the Microsoft product he wished made it to the market (WinFS), Bill Gates just completed his first Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) this morning. The Microsoft co-founder and chairman touched on a variety of subjects, whether it was the… Read More