Ellen Pao, in an excerpt at The Cut from her new book Reset: In my own interview, when I mentioned that my colleagues had alked about a porn star when we were on a plane together, the investigator asked if it was Sasha Grey. I said no. Show More Summary
Threat protection startup Versive Inc. Tuesday said it has raised $12.7 million in a new funding round from a number of undisclosed investors. Founded in 2012, Versive offers a platform called the “Versive Security Engine” that utilizes...Show More Summary
Plus, Google kills off its $95 yearly Google Express membership fee.
Doubling down on its threat in May to cripple drones that aren’t registered, Chinese drone maker DJI (Dà-Ji?ng Innovations Science and Technology Co. Ltd.) has now stated that owners of its Spark drones who do not install the latestShow More Summary
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The U.S. Department of Justice has amended a “broad” demand for information seeking to identity visitors to a website that had served as a conduit to plan protests during Donald Trump’s inauguration. Earlier this month the DoJ had issued...Show More Summary
Weather forecasting company AccuWeather Inc. has allegedly been caught spying on users with a report published Tuesday detailing how their iOS app sends data back to the company and a advertising partner even when users don’t give it permission. Show More Summary
Spending on security products is forecast to grow by seven percent this year, as enterprises become increasingly wary of cybersecurity threats in the wake of several high-profile ransomware attacks earlier this year. Gartner Inc. said...Show More Summary
An accident involving a Liberian registered ship and the USS John S. McCain has resulted in speculation that the Global Positioning System guiding the Burke-class destroyer may have been spoofed. The accident, the fourth involving a ship from the U.S. Show More Summary
Microsoft Corp. is upping the stakes in the race to build Artificial Intelligence systems with the introduction of a new initiative called Project Brainwave. The company is embedding neural network technology into its programmable computer chips in order to accelerate deep learning, which is one of the key subsets of AI. Show More Summary
Google Inc. is reportedly set to announce a new hardware-focused security chip for its public cloud that it believes can help it to differentiate its offering from rivals Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. The new chip is called...Show More Summary
Warrant drops demand for 1.3 million IP addresses but still seeks subscriber account information.
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If you’re still looking for a succinct, pin-point-accurate, easily grasped explanation for what was wrong about Google engineer James Damore’s essay arguing against Google’s efforts to address gender (and, I think implicitly, racial)...Show More Summary
Prisma, an AI-powered photo filter company, is shifting its focus from its mobile app to SDK and API-based B2B services. Prisma announced that it will continue to support the Prisma app, but it will concentrate on offering third parties programmatic access to its various machine vision and photo editing features.
A NASA satellite snapped a dramatic image of a Russian volcano spitting out an ash plume while surrounded by clouds.
Salesforce.com Inc. today beat quarterly sales and earnings estimates, raised its forecast for the third straight quarter and said it surpassed the $10 billion annual revenue run rate milestone faster than any enterprise software company in history. Show More Summary
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Giuseppe Stuto, co-founder and CEO of Fam: The Piper Jaffrey data shows how commanding iPhones are in today’s smartphone landscape for teens. This is in line with our various surveying here at Fam, in which we have approximated over the past year that 75% of US teens use iPhones. Show More Summary
Nilay Patel’s review of the iPhone 7 for The Verge last year contained 31 references to the word “headphone”. Dieter Bohn’s review this week of the headphone-jack-less Essential Phone contains three, all in one paragraph: There is no standard 3.5mm headphone jack, which is basically a rend now. Show More Summary