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Twitter violates womens’ human rights, according to Amnesty Internat...
Twitter has found itself under fire again. This time, it’s coming from Amnesty International, a non-governmental organization that focuses on human rights. Amnesty International’s new report, “#ToxicTwitter: Violence and abuse against women online,” details Twitter’s failures to ensure safety online and prevent violence and abuse toward women. What Amnesty Internati...
Publicado el 21 de March del 2018
Tempe police chief says Uber “preliminarily…would likely not be at...
The chief of police in Tempe, Arizona, where an Uber self-driving car just hit and killed a pedestrian, has told the San Francisco Chronicle that “I suspect preliminarily it appears that the Uber would likely not be at fault in this accident.” Chief Sylvia Moir explained after viewing the car’s own video of the event that “she came from the shadows right into the roadway,&...
Publicado el 20 de March del 2018
Report: Police are now asking Google for data about all mobile devices...
According to a new report from Raleigh, N.C. television affiliate WRAL, Google might have quietly helped local detectives in their pursuit of two gunmen who committed separate crimes roughly one-a-half years apart. How? According to the story, Raleigh police presented the company with warrants not for information about specific suspects but rather data from all the mobile devices that were within...
Publicado el 19 de March del 2018
Facebook’s latest privacy debacle stirs up more regulatory interest ...
Facebook’s late Friday disclosure that a data analytics company with ties to the Trump campaign improperly obtained — and then failed to destroy — the private data of 50 million users is generating more unwanted attention from politicians, some of whom were already beating the drums of regulation in the company’s direction. On Saturday morning, Facebook dove into the semantics of ...
Publicado el 18 de March del 2018
Tinder owner Match is suing Bumble over patents
Drama is heating up between the dating apps. Tinder, which is owned by Match Group, is suing rival Bumble, alleging patent infringement and misuse of intellectual property. The suit alleges that Bumble “copied Tinder’s world-changing, card-swipe-based, mutual opt-in premise.” It’s complicated because Bumble was founded by CEO Whitney Wolfe, who was also a co-founder at T...
Publicado el 17 de March del 2018
Lyft is testing monthly subscriptions for riders
Lyft is testing a monthly subscription plan for people who tend to take a lot of rides, The Verge first reported. This is no surprise, given Lyft CEO and co-founder Logan Green said earlier this week Lyft would like to achieve in transportation what Netflix achieved in streaming media with subscriptions. There seems to be a couple of plans Lyft is testing out. One costs $199 up front to get 30 fr...
Publicado el 15 de March del 2018
Alas, Digg Reader is shutting down at the end of March
After the death — no, let’s not mince words — murder of Google Reader, I tried out a dozen or so other RSS readers to see if I could get a similar experience. Of all the ones I tested, I was very surprised to find that Digg Reader was the best of them all, for my purposes anyway. It was simple, clean, compact, kept up to date, had no weird fluff, no “recommendations” or ̶...
Publicado el 14 de March del 2018
Welcome to the new TechCrunch
It’s been five years since we last refreshed our site, during which time the web has evolved considerably. And we have too, so much so that we outgrew our site. As a high traffic outlet supporting editorial efforts, events, networking and resources with a three-person engineering team, we did our best to build on what […] ...
Publicado el 14 de March del 2018
Salesforce will acquire enterprise e-commerce software startup CloudCr...
 Salesforce is set to buy CloudCraze, an enterprise e-commerce solution built on its cloud-based customer relationship management platform. Based in Chicago, CloudCraze announced on its site that it’s signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Salesforce. The deal’s financial details were not disclosed. Read More ...
Publicado el 13 de March del 2018
The case for boosting enterprise software startups with services
   One of the truisms of software business strategy is that services is bad business; heck, we’ve also said it. The reason, put bluntly, is that it’s a business with low margins and is not as scalable. So in the early days of bringing to market a complex enterprise software product, the repeated feedback I got from nearly all my advisors was to make sure customers were...
Publicado el 12 de March del 2018
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