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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Bits Blog: With the Blessing of Bill Gates, an Unlikely Summertime Best Seller
Microsoft’s co-founder has resurrected “Business Adventur...
App Smart: Circle the Skies, From Your Smartphone or Tablet
Mobile apps can offer realistic graphics and sophisticate...
DealBook: LinkedIn Makes Another Deal, Buying Bizo
The social network for professional is paying about $175 ...
Bits Blog: The New Nigerian Email Swindle
Researchers have found that recent cyberattacks are being...
State of the Art: Amazon's Fire Phone: Solid Device Beneath a Layer of Whiz-Bang Frippery
Despite its flashy features, such as Dynamic Perspective ...
Microsoft’s Profits Slide on Mobile, but Its Cloud Flourishes
Revenue at Microsoft was slightly higher than analysts ex...
Apple Case Over Labor Code Is Granted Class-Action Status
A judge in California certified a class of 21,000 current...
Apple Reports $7.7 Billion Profit on Strong iPhone Sales
While rivals like Samsung are starting to show weakness i...
What the Future Holds: Technology, Aided by Recession, Is Polarizing the Work World
Routine tasks that follow well-defined procedures are esp...
Ars Technica
Brokedown premise: Drone caught smuggling cell phones into Thai prison
Operator escaped after treeing Phantom quadcopter laden w...
Apple files patent for smartwatch
Comes with usual range of smartwatch features, fuels Appl...
Model drone finds elderly man, missing for three days, alive
Rescue comes amid a brewing flap between US flight regula...
Microsoft announces new Lumia 530, a cheap Windows Phone for the masses
New handset launches in Europe first for €85, succeeds th...
Booming cloud business is leading the way for Microsoft
Office 365 and Azure together generating more than $4.4 b...
FCC bid to boost broadband competition faces attack over “constitutionality”
States have constitutional right to limit rights of munic...
WSJ website hacked, data offered for sale for 1 bitcoin
Same hacker attacked BBC, Vice websites, offered user dat...
Apple documents previously undocumented services that can leak user data
Forensics expert disputes Apple claim that services serve...
Mysterious orbits of dwarf galaxies found all over the nearby Universe
Like the moons of Saturn, but with mini-galaxies instead.
TechCrunch
Mobile Action Raises $800K For Its App Discovery And Optimization Service
 Getting a mobile app discovered, downloaded and the...
The Modernization Of Computer Science Education
 Most people, especially in Silicon Valley, are awar...
Vysk QS1 Is An Otterbox For The Privacy Freak
 On Saturday NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden called...
Duolingo Launches Its Certification Program To Take On TOEFL
 Duolingo, the free language learning service, today...
Senate May Pass NSA Reform Bill Before Upcoming Recess
 After some pessimism that a deal couldn’t be ...
Foursquare Teases Its Redesigned Recommendation App, New Logo
 After making the interesting decision to split its ...
Samsung Backs GamePop As BlueStacks Adds $13M In New Funding
 Samsung’s venture arm has contributed to a ro...
The Sync Smartband Is A Health And Location Tracking Device For Both Kids And Grown-Ups
 Wearables for kids are coming. A company called Act...
Amazon Expands Prime Music Catalog By “Hundreds Of Thousands” Of Songs
 One of the major complaints with Amazon Prime Music...
Lifehacker
The Essential Android Security Features You Should Enable Right Now
Your phone is probably the most personal device you own....
Deals: Bluetooth Headphones, PC Components, $70 AC Router, Fantastical
These Bluetooth headphones have fantastic reviews, 15 h...
Skype for Android Will Connect to Your Address Book to Find Contacts
The latest version of Skype for Android has one new maj...
Deep Clean Greasy Stove Grates with the Help of Boiling Water
Over time, stove grates take on a greasy, cruddy film. I...
This Graphic Lists Over 200 Resources for Making Money Online
There are tons of ways to make money online , in your s...
Seven Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to Graduate School
We've discussed some important things to know if you're...
Rotate Your Everyday Household Items for a Fresh Look and Even Wear
Odds are you have a few favorite items in your home: You...
Gawker It's Time for England to Ask: Should Prince George Step Down?
Gawker It's Time for England to Ask: Should Prince George...
LittleBits Now Lets You Build Your Own DIY Smart Home
We've known and loved littleBits for some time, and now,...
CNN.com - ...
NASA tackles new space threat
Seems NASA's fascination with the moon is in the past. It...
12 real people in video games
It's a matter of geopolitical debate whether Manuel Norie...
Google Glass now supports mind control
An app has been developed that allows a Google Glass user...
Noriega sues over 'Call of Duty'
Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega has a message f...
12 real people who appeared in video games
It's a matter of geopolitical debate whether Manuel Norie...
Manuel Noriega sues over 'Call of Duty'
Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega has a message f...
'530 Fatties' page targets the overweight
A Facebook page created to criticize people about their w...
Should we go back to the moon?
45 years ago man first walked on the moon. Is it time to ...
Netiquette: Saying farewell
So many folks manage to lose their netiquette heads when ...
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No Man’s Sky: A Vast Game Crafted by Algorithms
A new computer game, No Man’s Sky, demonstrates a new way...
Chinese Researchers Stop Wheat Disease with Gene Editing
Researchers have created wheat that is resistant to a com...
Can Technology Fix Medicine?
Medical data is a hot spot for venture investing and prod...
Flexible, Printed Batteries for Wearable Devices
Imprint Energy is developing a long-lasting, bendable, an...
Travel App Can Recommend Places by Looking at Them
Software that counts dogs, martini glasses, and mustaches...
Israeli Rocket Defense System Is Failing at Crucial Task, Expert Analysts Say
Although it appears to hit incoming Hamas rockets, Israel...
A Laboratory for Rare Cells Sheds Light on Cancer
A way of capturing cancer cells from the bloodstream open...
Low-Power Color Displays
Oxford University researchers demonstrate that materials ...
Beijing Wants to Understand Its Smog
New effort would pinpoint the source, type, and dispersal...
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The Nostalgia Machine takes you back to the music of your youth
It's easy to get sucked into a nostalgic listening sessi...
The top 12 tablets you can buy right now
Whether you're looking to replace your laptop or just fi...
Foursquare shows off its new look for local searches
The Foursquare faithful have had some time to get used s...
Amazon expands Prime Music library with loads of new tracks
Amazon's recently announced music service for Prime memb...
Digify helps you protect your data by sending self-destructing files
It's understandable if you're nervous about sharing file...
eBay's ticket site StubHub says it's the victim of a 'global fraud ring'
StubHub has revealed that it's been the victim of a glob...
LittleBits' latest module lets you connect your creations to the internet
The magnetic, interconnecting circuit boards that make u...
Dropbox for Business lets you limit your coworkers' access to shared files
Dropbox for Business is good for collaborating on files ...
OS X Yosemite preview: the Mac gets a major makeover
The last time Apple released a new version of OS X, we c...
WIRED
So Long, Craigslist Scammers. This Startup Will Change the Way You Find a Home
Investors are pouring millions into Urban Compass, a New ...
littleBits, a Favorite Tool of Hardware Hackers, Is Now Cloud-Enabled
Today, Little Bits has announced a bit leap forward that ...
Why Dropbox Is Tying Its Future to Microsoft Office
The file-syncing service is rolling out several Office-re...
Apple’s OS X Yosemite Beta Drops Thursday. Here’s How to Get It
Developers have been toying with the beta of OS X Yosemit...
How Do You Model a Spring?
This was my greatest lecture. Yes, everyone has looked at...
A New Line of Running Gear for People Who Love Old-School Style
You could call Tracksmith the anti-Nike. The silhouettes ...
A Wacky Device That Turns Polluted Air Into Glitch Art
The sensors translate air data into volts, and an Arduino...
The WIRED Summer Binge-Watching Guide: The Wire
It’s hot out there in these streets. That’s why we’re hoo...
You Can Now Pay 99 Cents to Read 15,000 Marvel Comics Online
With the doors almost ready to open for Comic-Con Interna...
Techdirt.
ISPs Reporting That UK's Web Filters Being Activated By Less Than 10% Of New Customers
To call the UK's institution of ISP-level web filters "s...
UK Cops Brag About Using Facial Recognition Software To Capture... A Shoplifter
Facial recognition software is the law enforcement front...
DailyDirt: Correlations With Living Longer
Lots of people say they'd like to live longer. So longevi...
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