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Pocket will now include sponsored posts in its recommended feed

Pocket — the article and video saving service that raised $ 7 million in funding last year — is getting serious about its monetization model today by introducing new sponsored content. For the first time, the app’s recommended feed will feature sponsored posts in addition to the usual reads, TechCrunch reports. But the company says these(…)

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Asian-Americans split over conviction of NYPD cop who killed Akai Gurley

The conviction of a Chinese-American former New York Police officer who shot to death an unarmed black man has spawned protests from Asian-Americans and caused a rift within their community over whether he had been targeted because of his race. Last Saturday, some 10,000 people, mostly Chinese-Americans, demonstrated in support of Peter Liang, the 28-year-old(…)