Allen de la Cruz

Technology Consulting
New York City, Boston

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For Uber, a Quiet Investor Becomes a Sudden Thorn
Benchmark, a venerable Silicon Valley start-up investor, ...
The World’s Biggest Tech Companies Are No Longer Just American
China’s Alibaba and Tencent have rocketed this year to be...
A 2:15 Alarm, 2 Trains and a Bus Get Her to Work by 7 A.M.
Like many in the housing-starved San Francisco region, Sh...
Infosys Chief Quits After Battle With Founders
Vishal Sikka’s departure from the Indian technology giant...
Trilobites: Taking Photos Won’t Take You Out of the Moment, Study Suggests
Tempted to grab that once-in-a-lifetime eclipse snapshot?...
Tech Tip: Finding Your iPad Backup Files
If you opt to skip the cloud when it comes to backing up ...
Tech Tip: Creating PDF Files on Your Phone
Recent versions of the Android and iOS mobile operating s...
Hackers Briefly Take Over HBO Twitter Accounts
Although the damage appeared limited to a few taunting po...
Using YouTube as an Accelerant for Video Games
Getting YouTubers or Twitch streamers to share their thou...
Ars Technica
Code chunk in Kronos malware used long before MalwareTech published it
Marcus Hutchins, the researcher who stopped WCry, complai...
Tor “can’t build free and open source tools” and stop racists from using them
"We are everything they claim to despise," but Tor won't ...
Google explains why it banned the app for Gab, a right-wing Twitter rival
Gab's free-speech stance makes it popular with right-wing...
Wisconsin lawmakers vote to pay Foxconn $3 billion to get new factory
State taxpayers could end up paying Foxconn $500,000 per ...
Agents of Mayhem review: Destroying a really dull open world
Saturday morning cartoon style struggles against a fatigu...
Android O is O-fficially launching August 21
Google teases an eclipse-themed Android O launch event in...
Here’s what happens to your retina if you view an eclipse without protection
Ahead of the rare solar event, eye doctors describe the d...
“Bing is bigger than you think,” Microsoft boasts, at 33% of US searches
It turns out that "But nobody uses Bing!" isn't actually ...
Trump’s DOJ not trying to stop AT&T/Time Warner merger
AT&T and DOJ "discussing merger conditions" that woul...
TechCrunch
A Tesla owner shows his 97-year-old Grandpa a car from the future
 Zac Carmi showed his 97-year-old grandfather his Te...
A ‘bug’ that let a $500 password cracking box open up iPhones is patched as of iOS 11
 Apple confirmed that the behavior that lets a $500 ...
NBC’s Snapchat news show gains 29+ million viewers in its first month
 NBC News’ first-ever daily show for Snapchat ...
Target won’t be adding Hampton Creek products back on its shelves
 Despite clearance from the Food and Drug Administra...
Rapportive founder’s new startup Superhuman is what Gmail would be if built today
 Reinventing the email experience is an area numerou...
Google brings six-second video previews to mobile search
 Google announced a major update to its mobile searc...
Fisker’s EMotion Tesla competitor will make its official debut at CES 2018
 The first car from Henrik Fisker’s new electr...
Delphi and LiDAR-maker Innoviz partner on self-driving tech
 Automotive supply giant Delphi, which recently shif...
Monster brings a music-centric voice assistant to its headphone line
 Monster isn’t exactly regarded as the most in...
CNN.com - ...
Japan is building the fastest supercomputer in the world
Japan is building the world's fastest supercomputer, whic...
Zero gravity, fully cute: New Japanese drone in space
The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency has released th...
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2017 Inventors | Innovators Under 35
Creating the breakthroughs that will make everything from...
Doctors Plan Bold Test of Gene Therapy on Boys with Muscular Dystrophy
How an unusual medical case in the 1990s provided a clue ...
Innovators Under 35 | 2017
Our annual list of the young dreamers, tinkerers, and inn...
Eliminating the Human
We are beset by—and immersed in—apps and devices that ar...
To Feed the World, Improve Photosynthesis
By reworking the basic metabolism of crops, plant scienti...
A Different Story from the Middle East: Entrepreneurs Building an Arab Tech Economy
Middle Eastern startups are overcoming cultural and other...
A New Way to Reproduce
Scientists are trying to manufacture eggs and sperm in th...
Can WeChat Thrive in the United States?
Though the messaging app dominates in China, few American...
Scientists Hack a Computer Using DNA
Malware can be encoded into a gene and used to take over ...
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Fisker’s luxury EV will debut in January at CES 2018
Legendary car designer Henrik Fisker has announced when w...
Google mobile search shows 6-second video previews
If you've searched for videos often enough on Google...
Play as David Beckham in his prime in ‘PES 2018’
Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer franchise always vies ...
China's online court heard its first case today
The Hangzhou Internet Court, a new online court in China ...
Facebook opens up its Craigslist-like section to retailers
Facebook is trying to figure out what people want from Ma...
Google figured out how to flawlessly remove stock-photo watermarks
Watermarks are placed on copyrighted images like stock-ph...
Microsoft could release an Xbox One X ‘Project Scorpio’ edition
Microsoft used "Project Scorpio" as the code na...
The Echo Dot was free on Amazon for a hot minute
The Echo Dot, Amazon's $50 in-home assistant, was br...
‘Marjorie Prime’ explores the limits of AI built from memories
Marjorie, 86, is dying. In her final months, she finds so...
Feed: All ...
Explore the Moon Using Augmented Reality
The sun's getting a lot of the spotlight these days. It's...
Does the Star Wars Franchise Really Need an Obi-Wan Kenobi Movie?
The next Star Wars anthology movie will reportedly focus ...
Guntherwerks Revamps Porsche 993s for Just $525,000
A full revamp of a beloved car, from the engine to the he...
What a Solar Eclipse Taught Me About Love
Before social media, moments experienced collectively wer...
Breaking Down the HBO Hacks: From Game of Thrones To a Twitter Takeover
Four separate security incidents, including _Game of Thro...
This Lumbering Self-Driving Truck Is Designed to Get Hit
Autonomous vehicles will saves lives by avoiding crashes—...
Flying Deloreans, the Electric Nikola Zero, and the Rest of This Week’s Car News
A new breed of DeLorean, off-roaders go electric, and aut...
The Robots Will Be Soft and Cuddly and Heal Their Own Wounds
Belgian researchers built a soft, squishy robot that can ...
White Supremacy Isn't a Philosophy, It's a Filter
To view the world through a supremacist lens is to live i...
Techdirt.
Contractor Exposes Personal Information Of 1.8 Million Chicago Voters On AWS
At some point, it seems clear that if Chris Vickery come...
Because Of Course There Are Copyright Implications With Confederacy Monuments
There's no issue of public interest that copyright law c...
NFL Tells ICE That Parody Shirts Are Counterfeits
For years now, we've pointed out that ICE -- Immigration...
Daily Deal: Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Training
Learn how to create, effectively manage and deliver desi...
'Smart' Lock Vendor Locks Hundreds Out Of Their Home With Bungled Firmware Update
So we've talked repeatedly about how the real "smart" ch...
As HBO Screams About GoT Episodes Leaking From A Hack, HBO Leaks Next GoT Episode Early
I love HBO's Game Of Thrones. I hate everything we have ...
EFF Pioneer Awards: Chelsea Manning, Annie Game... And Me
So here's a bit of nice news. Yesterday EFF announced th...
Slashdot
The Verge's Essential Phone Review: An Arcane Artifact From an Unrealized Future
An anonymous reader shares Dieter Bohn's review of the Es...
Self-sufficient Eclipse Chasers Hit the Road To 'Totality'
An anonymous reader shares a report: Michael Zeiler packe...
Info on 1.8M Chicago Voters Was Publicly Accessible, But Now Removed From Cloud Service
A file containing the names, addresses, dates of birth an...
YouTube Music Head Says Company Pays Higher Royalties Than Spotify in US
An anonymous reader shares a report: Making a living from...
A 'Netflix Tax'? Yes, and It's Already a Thing in Some States
An anonymous reader shares a report: Your monthly bill fo...
Hollywood, Apple Said To Mull Rental Plan, Defying Theaters
An anonymous reader shares a report: Movie studios are co...
Developer Accidentally Deletes Three-Month of Work With Visual Studio Code
New submitter joshtops writes: A developer accidentally t...
How Hackers Are Targeting the Shipping Industry
An anonymous reader shares a report: When staff at CyberK...
Trump Adviser Steve Bannon is Leaving White House Post
President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon le...
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