Ad-tech funding has dried up and the IPO market is quiet. But there are many companies making waves, particularly startups focused on marketing data, brand safety, and the future of TV ads. In ad tech, things have changed. You can see it in the slowdown in VC funding. Show More Summary
Snapchat spent $213 million to acquire Zenly, the French mapping app that powers the recently announced Snap Map feature. Snap Map allows you to see where your Snapchat friends on a map of the world. Friends are displayed using their...Show More Summary
One way to get your foot in the door at Apple is to know where to look to find secrets hidden on its website. For example, if you direct your browser to us-east-1.blobstore.apple.com, you'll find a hidden plain text job listing looking for a distributed systems engineer. "Hey there! You found us," reads the job listing. Show More Summary
In the aftermath of last year's presidential election, tech execs were unanimous in denying that their various platforms had anything to do with the spread of falsehoods, fake news, and outright lies that allegedly contributed to President...Show More Summary
Despite its diversity training, Google has hardly moved the needle when it comes to hiring more women and minorities or promoting them into leadership. Some minority women described experiences full of isolation and racial put-downs. Google...Show More Summary
Even though the future is wireless, it's still handy to keep a pair of wired headphones on you at all times. And for that, I think I've found a new favorite: the Moov 14 in-ear headphones from Vava, which only cost $25. I use in-earShow More Summary
Apple released several videos on Friday focusing on upcoming software that will arrive in the coming months. Six new, slickly-produced videos feature new things that Apple's iPad Pro models can do with iOS 11, which is still in beta....Show More Summary
Isn't it irritating to know someone who never had any trouble with pimples! Or that unfortunate friend who has too much trouble with their acne. Well here are some answers to that question that actually lie with the bacteria's residing in our skin. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
IN THIS EPISODE #11 Top Caribbean Tech News THIS Week Jamaica Stock Exchange looks to introduce blockchain technology Whoa!!! Conducting business with the Government of Jamaica just got easier now that GOV.JM is live. Airbnb Inks Yet Another Caribbean Nation- This time it’s Antigua Data protection law set for 2019 start in Cayman Islands and...
Apple fanatics around the world will soon have a chance to bid on one of the original Apple computers. The Apple I is being put up for sale by David Larson, a former Virginia Tech professor who bought the computer from Adam Schoolsky in 1994 for $3500. Show More Summary
Bitcoin has had its ups and downs since its introduction in 2009, but it's been on a rocket-ship ride of late. On Sunday, it surpassed the $4,000 mark for the first time. Some investors consider bitcoin a safe haven that's comparable to gold. Show More Summary
Total solar eclipse fever is raging as millions prepare for an astronomical event that hasn't cut across the US in 99 years. On August 21, the moon will slide in front of the sun and cast a dark, moving shadow on America. Not every location...Show More Summary
Being more likable is within your grasp. All it takes is nixing some of your less-than-desirable social quirks. With the help of some Quora users and social psychology research, we were able to identify 14 social behaviors that could...Show More Summary
Marcus Hutchins, the researcher who stopped WCry, complained his code was lifted.
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After violence at a white supremacist rally led to the death of three people in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12, a growing number of cities and civilians have started tearing down Confederate monuments across the United States. Several...Show More Summary
State taxpayers could end up paying Foxconn $500,000 per job, or more.
Rumor mongers got a big break on Friday about the possible name for Google's upcoming Android "O" operating system. From the looks of it, Google's upcoming Android OS will be called "Android Oreo." That's according to Android Police, which spotted the file name of a video that Google itself had posted on its own Google+ social network. Show More Summary
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Alibaba’s Q2 2017 (ended June 30) results showed better-than-expected growth, in part driven by itsShow More Summary
Saturday morning cartoon style struggles against a fatiguing open world.