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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C-Span Delivers on Sit-In, Even With Cameras Off
With the help of Periscope, a live video streaming app, a...
YouTube Red Buys ‘Step Up,’ Its First Big-Budget TV Drama
The move puts the streaming service in more direct compet...
Should Your Driverless Car Hit a Pedestrian to Save Your Life?
Surveys show that people generally believe autonomous veh...
‘Brexit’ Talk on Social Media Favored the ‘Leave’ Side
Seven of the top 20 Facebook pages with the most engageme...
Noted: Closing the Gender Gap, One E-Battle at a Time
The gamer Judy Jetset is trying to bring in more women an...
Tech Tip: Sharing Screens Between PCs Running Different Versions of Windows
Microsoft’s Remote Assistance function works through Wind...
Bits: When Machines Will Need Morals
A new study looked at what people would want their self-d...
Goldman Sachs Uses Video to Cast Wider Net for Young Bankers
Goldman’s in-person screening was mostly at elite college...
Strategies: Buybacks by Companies Like Apple May Signal Danger, Not Growth
When companies funnel money into their own shares, earnin...
Ars Technica
Independence Day: Resurgence: Like a high-budget porno, minus sex and fun
Stinky returning actors, criminally bad SFX round out sum...
Following a period of turmoil, Wikimedia Foundation appoints new director
Tension over a "Knowledge Engine" led to previous directo...
“Nothing’s gone wrong with Theranos… Consumers love it” says investor
Tim Draper, who gave Elizabeth Holmes first million, defe...
800-pound Comodo tries to trademark upstart rival’s “Let’s Encrypt” name
Comodo suggests its business model was stolen by Let's En...
The most powerful variant of the world’s most reliable rocket just launched
Because it is reliant on Russian engines the Atlas V may ...
Surface 3 stocks dwindling as Microsoft plans system’s demise
Hardware is getting old, but with no suitable processors,...
Our social network is in another castle: The new face of Nintendo
Response to social-media outrage is latest sign of a very...
How Comcast and Charter are trying to fix their awful customer service
Two biggest cable companies pledge improvements at Senate...
Hands-on with the emulator that adds depth to old 2D NES games
Standalone 3DNES emulator is a promising starting effort ...
TechCrunch
Students are demanding the facts about coding bootcamps
 It’s been a remarkable rise so far, but for c...
The app boom is not over
 There’s a new wave of reporting focused on th...
The last driver license holder
 Say hello to Liam. He recently celebrated his first...
“Let me see your phone”
 Here’s one for your Friday. An older video, u...
Faraday Future says it is also making an autonomous car
 Chinese-backed electric car maker Faraday Future sa...
Ladar Levison finally confirms Snowden was target of Lavabit investigation
 Ladar Levison’s three-year fight for freedom ...
Why a Palantir IPO might not be far off
 Earlier this week, BuzzFeed got its hands on a stoc...
JBL’s Charge 3 waterproof speakers are big on battery and bass
 I do the same thing every time I get a waterproof d...
What UK startups make of the shocking Brexit vote
 Shock, disbelief and disappointment were common sen...
Lifehacker
Find the Perfect Beer Pairing for Your Pizza With This Visual Guide
Beer is great and pizza is amazing, but when you have bot...
Remains of the Day: Yahoo Mail for iOS Can Now Unsend Messages
Ever send a message that you regret? Perhaps you emailed ...
Make Teaching Complex Board Games Easier by Setting Up Examples Beforehand
When you’re trying to get someone into a complicated boar...
Today's Best Deals: Anker PowerCore 1300, $10 Kitchen Scale, Apple Laptop, and More
A solid portable charger , stainless steel kitchen scale...
Make Your Own Tiny FM Spy Transmitter
Ever wanted to act out your childhood dreams of being a s...
Test Raspberry Pi Code on Your Primary Computer with VirtualBox and a Bit of Tweaking
The Raspberry Pi is great because it’s a low cost way to ...
Tweetbot Adds Timeline Filters to Give Your Full Control Over Your Twitter Feed
iOS: Tweetbot got an update today with a new feature call...
Tips For The Steam Summer Sale
The Steam Summer Sale is in full swing , which means dea...
CNN.com - ...
What if you could 3-D print hair?
Any number of complicated things can be created in a matt...
Dresses made from brain scans
To showcase the focus on fashion of Europe's largest fest...
Exoplanet hunter seeks life on other worlds
The hunt for Earth-like planets has intensified as scient...
Sculpture controlled by bees
Deep inside the Royal Botanical Gardens in London, a 40 t...
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Dear Silicon Valley: Forget Flying Cars, Give Us Economic Growth
Companies taking advantage of amazing new digital technol...
24M’s Batteries Could Better Harness Wind and Solar Power
The startup’s cheaper way to make lithium-ion batteries c...
As It Searches for Suspects, the FBI May Be Looking at You
Questions about accuracy and transparency plague the bure...
50 Smartest Companies 2016
Our editors pick the 50 companies that best combine innov...
Why Scientists Are So Worried about Brexit
Funding for British research and innovation is only one r...
Basic Income: A Sellout of the American Dream
Schemes for giving everyone a guaranteed income are gaini...
Why Startups Are Struggling
Even amid the venture capital boom of the past few years,...
How Stores Will Use Augmented Reality to Make You Buy More Stuff
Google’s augmented-reality platform, Tango, is being take...
The Road to Solar Fuels Hits a Speed Bump
We can now efficiently split water to make hydrogen, but ...
Engadget RSS ...
iPhone 7 will get a larger camera, according to spy shot
Another week, another iPhone 7 leak. (Hey, it rhymes!) Fo...
Four crops grown in simulated Martian soil are safe to eat
We're still not sure if we can Mark Watney our way t...
BitSummit 4 takes over Kyoto with more indie games and devs
BitSummit is back. The annual Japanese indie game festiva...
Neural net photography tweaks go mobile with Prisma on iOS
We've seen DeepMind's acid trip photo creations...
Facebook hires Google Fiber co-founder Kevin Lo
As Facebook continues its plan to help connect people aro...
DHS seeks to ask foreign visitors their social media accounts
Someday, departure and arrival forms in the US might have...
Nevada gives its first license to a daily fantasy sports game
Nevada's gaming board shut down daily fantasy games ...
Russia set to pass bill requiring ISPs to eavesdrop on customer data
Most of the Russian government's attempts to wrangle...
Celebrate 20 years of 'Quake' with a brand new game episode
Quake fans have plenty of reasons to celebrate these days...
WIRED
Security News This Week: Brexit Edition (Hey, at Least Bitcoin Is OK)
Each Saturday we round up the news stories that we didn’t...
This Is One Seriously Cool Garage-Door Opener. Seriously.
The Ryobi Ultra-Quiet Garage Door Opener lets you add a B...
How the House Sit-In Went Down, From the People Who Made It Happen
Members of Congress livestreamed nearly every minute of t...
Brexit Could Make Space Boffins All Topsy Wopsy, Innit?
Space transcends political boundaries, but access to it i...
A Gold-Leaf Brain Lights Up With the Awesome Complexity of Neurons
"When you have this gigantic thing looming in front of yo...
A Few Thor: Ragnarok Updates, Straight From Its Director
The director is hard at work on his new Marvel project. H...
While You Were Offline: What Twitter Talks About When It’s Not Talking Brexit
A whole lot of ridiculousness went down online this past ...
Space Photos of the Week: A Star Cluster Gets Patriotic
Space photos of the week, June 19—25, 2016. The post Spac...
Twitter Burn: The Independence Day Kids Get the Last Laugh
Actor Ross Bagley, whose role as Will Smith's stepson was...
Techdirt.
Oculus Reverses DRM Course After Public Backlash
Weeks back, Karl Bode wrote about the curious position O...
DailyDirt: More Robot Servants Will Be Nice...
Robots are getting better at performing complex tasks all...
Super Slimey: Comodo Tries To Trademark 'Let's Encrypt' [Updated]
See the update at the end Almost two years ago, we excit...
New T-Shirt: Home Cooking Is Killing Restaurants
Limited time offer: Support Techdirt and get a Home&nbsp...
Slashdot
NASA Approves Five More Years For Hubble Space Telescope
An anonymous reader quotes a report from New Scientist: N...
Sweden Tests World's First Electric Road For Trucks
Kristine Lofgren writes: Electric vehicles are cool, but ...
New Apps Let Women Obtain Birth Control Without Visiting a Doctor
HughPickens.com writes: With nearly 40 percent of all pre...
Robot Pizza Company 'Zume' Wants To Be 'Amazon of Food'
kheldan writes: Do you want robots making your pizza? Ale...
Scientists Force Computer To Binge On TV Shows and Predict What Humans Will Do
An anonymous reader quotes a report from GeekWire: Resear...
NASCAR Team Pays Ransomware Fee To Recover Files Worth $2 Million
An anonymous reader writes: "NASCAR team Circle Sport-Lea...
You Could Be Paid To Post Snapchat Selfies With Products, Patent Filing Suggests
An anonymous reader writes: According to Snapchat's lates...
Oculus Ditches DRM Hurdle, Allows HTC Vive Games On Rift Again
An anonymous reader writes: After changing its DRM to exc...
Surface 3 Stocks Dwindling As Microsoft Plans System's Demise
An anonymous reader writes: Microsoft's Surface 3 may be ...
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