Allen de la Cruz

New York City, Boston
Software Consulting - platform integrations, user engagement and monetization
Social Media, Online Video, Mobile

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U.S. Sets Goal for Faster Supercomputers. Much, Much Faster.
President Obama announced an ambitious goal of creating a...
Bits Blog: Facebook Taking Open-Source Software Ethos to Drones
Autonomous aircraft firing lasers for three months at a t...
Business Briefing: Linkedin Beats Expectations, but Its Shares Fall Anyway
LinkedIn’s second-quarter results beat Wall Street’s expe...
A Facebook Project to Beam Data From Drones Is a Step Closer to Flight
The company said its unmanned aerial vehicle, intended to...
Common Sense: In Microsoft’s Nokia Debacle, a View of an Industry’s Feet of Clay
The technology business is especially vulnerable to rapid...
Bits Blog: Why Consumers Should Tread Carefully with Samsung Galaxy’s Price Cut
Samsung is reducing the price of its Galaxy S6 mobile pho...
As Tech Booms, Workers Turn to Coding for Career Change
Schools that offer accelerated training in digital skills...
NBCUniversal Said to Be Near Investing in BuzzFeed and Vox
The prospective deal would be the latest effort by big me...
Q&A: Choosing Your Preferred View of a Mac’s Stacks
The system gives you several ways to see the contents of ...
Ars Technica
Crypto activists announce vision for Tor exit relay in every library
"Librarians see the value as soon as you say ‘privacy pro...
Report: New Apple TV and SDK due in September, maybe for real this time
Box was reportedly slated for WWDC but was pushed back at...
IT worker who used law firm job for insider trades gets 2 years in prison
Secret info was gathered from a top tech law firm and use...
Appeals court upholds Microsoft’s legal win over Motorola
Moto's 2.25 percent royalty demand was an overstep, no ma...
Dealmaster: Save on a computer pre-loaded with Windows 10
Windows 10 is here! Time to upgrade...
New study shows Spain’s “Google tax” has been a disaster for publishers
Traffic to small publishers dropped 14, and some local ne...
The audiophile’s dilemma: strangers can’t identify $340 cables, either
But pre-set expectations and testing questions make us wo...
TechCrunch
Samsung And MasterCard Will Launch Samsung Pay Together In Europe
 Samsung and MasterCard, which have been working tog...
Facebook Fuels Ad Tracking By Nagging App Users To Instantly Log In On Safari
 35 million people run into a Facebook email and pas...
Find A Photo, Get A Waffle
 About a week ago, the Google Photos team shared thi...
DogSync Is An App To Help Your Family Keep Track Of Feeding Fido
 Designed for pet-loving households, DogSync (a rece...
Requiem For The App Revolution
 The app revolution is dead. In fact, it died years ...
Mozilla CEO Sends Angry Open Letter To Microsoft Over Changing Windows 10 Browser Defaults
 With Edge in Windows 10, Microsoft has finally deli...
GAO To Congress: Revisit Privacy Concerns Over Facial Recognition Technology
 Today, Senator Al Franken announced a new report by...
Wasting Time With The Joneses
 Starting a company is like attempting to bend the w...
MobileIron Drops 6% After Beating On Revenue And Profit In Q2
 After reporting an earnings beat earlier today, sha...
Lifehacker
The 8-Bit City Home Screen
8-bit designs may have been a technological necessity bac...
Amazon Dash Buttons Are Now Available to All Prime Members
The Amazon Dash button lets you place an order for a sing...
Treat Cracked Heels Overnight with Coconut Oil
Cracked heels look bad, snag on blankets and clothes, and...
Freeze Bacon Fat to Upgrade Any Dish Any Time
It’s no secret that cooking with bacon fat makes many dis...
Are E-Cigarettes Safe? Here’s What We Know
Everybody’s got an opinion on e-cigarettes: ask ten peopl...
Stock Up on Lightning Cables For $6 Each
Update: The single cable is back up to $8, but if you add...
Craft a Perfect Resume Summary with this Checklist
Recruiters don’t tend to spend much time looking at resum...
Ask Dr. Nerdlove: Help, I'm Hopeless With Women And I Hate Myself
Hello, Internet! Welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only da...
CNN.com - ...
How to take the perfect Instagram shot
Does your Instagram feed require a revamp? Need to find a...
Google Street View takes on Mongolia
After going underwater, climbing mountains and riding ato...
The skinny on Instagram banning #curvy
The battle over how Instagram will allow women's bodies t...
Pilot aims to fly super glider to the edge of space
A super glider is on track to fly to the edge of space. ...
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As Patents Expire, Farmers Plant Generic GMOs
Monsanto no longer controls one of the biggest innovation...
Intelligence Explained
Tracking and understanding the complex connections within...
Moore's Outlaws
Cyber attacks are increasing exponentially. Here’s what r...
How to Help Self-Driving Cars Make Ethical Decisions
Researchers are trying to program self-driving cars to ma...
India Loves MOOCs
In a country of rigid teaching styles and scarce universi...
Lessons from the Digital Classroom
Technologists and venture capitalists are betting that th...
Speeding Up 3-D Printing
A company’s novel technology could make custom medical de...
Personal Robots: Artificial Friends with Limited Benefits
Several companies are developing appealing robot companio...
Inside Amazon
At a new fulfillment center in New Jersey, humans and ro...
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Twitter's new homepage is designed to lure in new users
Twitter's making its experimental homepage visible to all...
FireChat gets offline private messaging
FireChat, that offline messenger that Hong Kong locals us...
Windows 10 is up to 14 million installs already
Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi is checking in with a Windows 10 ...
Translogic 181: Energica Ego electric motorcycle
#fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-398083{display:none;} .ck...
NASA space telescope discovers Earth's closest rocky neighbor
NASA researchers working with the Spitzer Space Telescope...
Pocket invites you to try beta features, starting with recommendations
On the heels of last month's collaboration with Mozilla, ...
'League of Legends' pirate Gangplank is dead; long live Gangplank
Gangplank is dead. Riot, the developer of League of Legen...
Samsung confirmed its next Gear smartwatch has a rotating bezel
If everything we've heard so far is true, Samsung's next ...
Latest Apple TV rumor: new box in September, but no TV service yet
If you thought that the lack of a new Apple TV during the...
WIRED
Manam in Papua New Guinea Unleashes Large Eruption
Manam in Papua New Guinea appears to have had a massive n...
Top Gear’s Ex-Hosts Don’t Need DIY Limos Anymore
The Top Gear hosts designed and built their own limos, th...
The New Google Glass Is Just for the Workplace
Google Glass is back, but this time around it will be off...
Thundercat on How ‘Them Changes’ Became a Funk Song
In this episode of the Song Exploder podcast, bassist and...
Photographing a Family Racing to Cure Their Son’s Epilepsy
WIRED has wanted to commission photographer Elinor Carucc...
Jeremy Clarkson Fled the South Long Before He Fled the BBC
Years before the BBC gave Jeremy Clarkson the boot, deniz...
Netflix is Looking For Oscars With This Beasts Of No Nation Trailer
Idris Elba as child-snatching warlord? It’s not crazy to ...
Tokyo’s Uninspired Olympics Logo Might Be a Design Ripoff
The mark isn't just boring; it bears a striking resemblan...
Whoa, This Full-Frame Camera Shoots at ISO 4,000,000
Canon's new video camera has a special full-frame sensor ...
Techdirt.
DailyDirt: Colonizing Space
There have been several proposals for manned missions to ...
DA Claims He'll Charge Drone Operators Near Wildfires For Murder
Should someone who flies a drone near a wildfire be charg...
Daily Deal: Zendure A8 Pro 25600mAh External Battery
Having a backup battery on hand is never a bad idea. The ...
Authors Guilded, United, And Representing... Not Authors
One of the more Orwellian aspects of the book world is t...
Slashdot
Japanese Scientists Fire the Most Powerful Laser On the Planet
Sepa Blackforesta writes: Scientist from University of Os...
Robots Must Be Designed To Be Compassionate, Says SoftBank CEO
An anonymous reader writes: At the SoftBank World confere...
Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May Making Show For Amazon
mrspoonsi writes: Amazon has announced that former Top Ge...
Google's Project Loon Balloons May Cover Sri Lanka With Internet Access
Zothecula writes: Sri Lanka is set to become the first co...
The Weird History of the Microsoft Windows Start Button
Gamoid writes: Windows 3.1 was so complicated that even a...
The New Google Glass Is All Business
An anonymous reader writes: Google scrapped an early vers...
NY Judge Rules Research Chimps Are Not 'Legal Persons'
sciencehabit writes: A state judge in New York has dealt ...
Hacker's Device Can Intercept OnStar's Mobile App and Unlock, Start GM Cars
Lucas123 writes: Security researcher Samy Kamkar posted a...
Purism Offers Free (as in Freedom) Laptops (Video)
Purism uses its own OS, PureOS, which is a Debian derivat...
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