Allen de la Cruz

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Software Consulting - platform integrations, user engagement and monetization
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Fitbit Strives to Escape the Shadow of Apple
Fitbit, a leader in wearable technology, is growing both ...
New York City Casts a Net to Catch the Next Big Start-Up
A nonprofit, Tech:NYC, aims to make New York more appeali...
Brazilian Judge Lifts Suspension of WhatsApp
The nationwide suspension of the messaging service ended ...
Google to Get Fiat Chrysler Minivans for Self-Driving Tests
The partnership will equip 100 vehicles with technology t...
Women in Tech Band Together to Track Diversity, After Hours
Eight women formed Project Include, a nonprofit effort to...
What do Blac Chyna and Hillary Clinton Have in Common? Face-Swapping
The Snapchat feature, which focuses a camera lens on your...
Snapchat at 107 M.P.H.? Lawsuit Blames Teenager (and Snapchat)
A Georgia man severely injured in a car wreck is accusing...
Tech Tip: Resetting the iTunes Authorization Counter
If you no longer own some of the computers authorized to ...
Bits: Sometimes in Tech, Glitz Trumps Reason
Fitbit, which continues to increase sales, remains challe...
Ars Technica
“A good day for Martin Shkreli,” who may try to pin fraud on former counsel
Feds mulling additional charges as CEO’s former company, ...
HP’s new All-in-One is sleek, borderless, and has a really neat webcam
Smart all-in-ones and attractive laptops are the highligh...
Nintendo stops selling indie game in an attempt to cut off 3DS hackers
Gravity-bending VVVVVV is unavailable after a new exploit...
Adblock Plus will help users pay publishers and keep a cut for itself
With Flattr Plus, users set a monthly budget to pay for c...
Huge number of sites imperiled by critical image-processing vulnerability
Attack code exploiting critical ImageMagick vulnerability...
Verizon workers’ union wants investigation of forced fiber upgrades
Verizon calls complaint “ridiculous,” just a negotiating ...
Brazilian appellate judge rescinds WhatsApp block
CEO: "We have no intention of compromising people's secur...
Aging and bloated OpenSSL is purged of 2 high-severity bugs
Padding oracles and memory corruption threats caused by u...
TechCrunch
Mark Zuckerberg celebrates the end of WhatsApp ban in Brazil
 Access to WhatsApp has been restored in Brazil, rou...
Well, it’s practical: Google’s next self-driving car is a Fiat Chrysler minivan
 There’s a lot to like about Google’s ow...
Craig Wright will publish “extraordinary proof” that he is Satoshi
 Another day, another confirmation that the shadowy ...
The key to global empowerment is technology
 With the exponential growth in technology, the worl...
Adobe acquires Livefyre
 Adobe today announced that it plans to acquire Live...
Venerable audio company Bowers & Wilkins bought out by Gideon Yu’s EVA Automation
 Bowers & Wilkins, an audio gear brand that has ...
Moovit transit app integrates with Uber
 The local transit app Moovit announced today that i...
Prete splits from Treat to bring unlimited blowouts to SF
 Prete is a new blowout startup launching today in S...
Lifehacker
Transform a Drill Press Into a Disc Sander With a Few Attachments
If you’re looking to add a disc sander to your tool colle...
Remains of the Day: Giphy Keys for iOS Puts GIFs at Your Fingertips
Remember when everyone rejoiced at the arrival of third-p...
Strengthen Your Resume by Keeping the Focus On Results
It’s fine to describe the responsibilities you had at pre...
Today's Best Deals: Tasty Meat, Flavorful Coffee, Homemade Bread, and More
A sous-vide circulator, a popular french press, and disco...
Fix a Stinky Cast Iron Skillet With a Quick Bake in the Oven
Cast iron skillets are great for just about everything ,...
The Importance of Grit and Perseverance in Your Health, Work, and Life
Have you ever wondered what makes someone a good athlete?...
Trim Your Wedding Guest List With These Guilt-Free Guidelines
Putting together a guest list for a wedding is more stres...
Build Your Own Gesture-Based TV Remote with a Raspberry Pi
Find that sensible, button-filled remote for your TV a li...
CNN.com - ...
Met Gala 2016: Fashion veers into tech on the red carpet
Featuring a flurry of silver, lustrous and futuristic loo...
Weasel knocks out CERN's particle accelerator
The largest scientific experiment has gone offline becaus...
Three Earth-like planets discovered orbiting dwarf star
For the first time, researchers have discovered three pot...
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A Secret Tool to Catch the Next VW-Style Emissions Cheat
New software spots anomalies in modified or hacked cars.
When Smartphones Become Too Addictive, Stylish Dumb Phones Offer a Respite
Feeling distracted and exhausted by constant connectivity...
China Is Building a Robot Army of Model Workers
Can China reboot its manufacturing industry—and the globa...
Is There a Fountain of Youth in Our DNA?
Study of exceptionally healthy old people fails to trace ...
Robot Spiders Weave Products from Plastic in a New Spin on 3-D Printing
Siemens is testing teams of creepy-crawly 3-D-printing ro...
Twitter’s Artificial Intelligence Knows What’s Happening in Live Video Clips
Twitter has been developing technology that automatically...
The Key to Repairing Your Bones May Come Out of a Printer
Customized, printed orthopedic implants could be the futu...
China Is Building a Robot Army of Model Workers
Can China reboot its manufacturing industry—and the globa...
Q&A: Bill Gates
Microsoft’s cofounder vows to change the “supply side” fo...
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SpaceX had a superhero costume designer make a spacesuit
SpaceX is fond of making technology that looks good, and ...
GoPro's new video editing suite is very familiar
It didn't take long for GoPro to make use of those m...
McLaren uses 20-year-old laptops to maintain its first supercar
You've no doubt heard of organizations clinging to a...
A simple tweak to Spotify's iOS app makes navigation a lot easier
Spotify is the leading streaming music service -- despite...
Google Maps takes you inside Rio de Janeiro's Olympic venues
Google Maps adds indoor views of major attractions on the...
High-profile women in tech push diversity with Project Include
Take a look at the diversity statistics from many tech co...
Brazilian court reverses yet another WhatsApp ban
Access to WhatsApp has been reinstated in Brazil just 24 ...
Fashion (mostly) missed the point of its tech-inspired Met Gala
Since 1946, the Met Gala has hosted the biggest names in ...
Postmates' couriers help small shops with same-day deliveries
Small businesses use Shopify's software to create cu...
WIRED
The Internet Premiere of The Nostalgist, an Award-Winning Short
Set in a dystopian future, The Nostalgist centers on a gr...
Ellen Pao Has A New Site to Push Greater Diversity in Tech
Project Include will take an open source approach toward ...
IBM’s Watson Helped Design Karolina Kurkova’s Light-Up Dress for the Met Gala
The dress is a compelling example of how designers can us...
New Zealand’s White Island Volcano Rumbles to Life and Paints Itself Green
White Island had its first small eruption since 2013. Als...
Ford’s New Raptor Is a Dirt-Shredding, Turbocharged Monster
If you thought the civilian version of the Ford F-150 was...
The 6 New Albums You Must Listen to Immediately
Don't look now, but it's been a pretty good month for new...
We’re Kicking Off the WIRED Book Club With a Fantasy Epic (Or Is It Sci-Fi?)
Each month we'll be discussing a recent science-fiction/f...
Radiohead’s New Video Is Here to Thoroughly Creep You Out
"Burn the Witch" is the taut, tense first single from the...
Soundself: A VR Acid Trip Without the Drugs and Flashbacks
Robin Arnott's creation is a virtual reality "technodelic...
Techdirt.
French National Assembly Votes (Sorta) To Finally Kill Its Three Strikes Hadopi Program
Remember Hadopi? Back when the legacy copyright players ...
Techdirt Podcast Episode 72: The Tough Choices Platforms Make
Back in March, Mike moderated a panel at RightsCon on th...
Daily Deal: Last Chance For Scrivener
Unleash your inner novelist and let Scrivener help manage...
Zappa Threatens Zappa Over Zappa Plays Zappa
Another week, another story about the abuse of intellectu...
Samsung SmartThings Platform Latest To Highlight Internet Of Things Security Is A Joke
Stop us if you've heard this one before: a new study has ...
Slashdot
Slashdot Asks: What Do You Think Is The Most Influential Gadget Of All Time?
TIME has published a list ranking the 50 most influential...
76% Of Netflix Subscribers Think Netflix Can Replace Traditional TV
An anonymous reader writes: It turns out plenty of people...
Uber Plans To Kill Surge Pricing With Machine Learning
An anonymous reader writes: Surge pricing is a familiar t...
Snowden: 'Governments Can Reduce Our Dignity To That Of Tagged Animals'
An anonymous reader writes: NSA whistleblower Edward Snow...
A Small Group of Journalists Control and Decide What Should Trend On Facebook
An anonymous reader writes: According to five former memb...
Should You Pay Sales Tax on Internet Purchases? South Dakota Law Could Be The Test
An anonymous reader shares a PCWorld report: A new South ...
Prince Quietly Helped Launch a Coding Program For Inner City Youth
An anonymous reader writes: Though many would say Prince ...
Biotech Company To Attempt Revitalizing Nervous Systems of Brain-Dead Patients
Sarah Knapton, writing for The Telegraph: A groundbreakin...
Samsung Smart Home Flaws Let Hackers Pick Connected Doors From Anywhere In the World
Researchers have discovered flaws in Samsung's Smart Home...
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