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: How to Take the Ultimate Drone Selfie
Learning how to fly a drone requires you to be patient an...
Profit and Revenue Slip at IBM
It is the eighth consecutive quarter in which the company...
DealBook: Lacking Revival Plan, Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Likely to Be Liquidated
In a statement posted on its website, the Tokyo-based com...
Google Revenue Jumps, but Misses Forecasts
As Internet users migrate to mobile devices, Google earns...
Gadgetwise: Cut the Clutter in Your Social Media Accounts
There are simple ways to make platforms like Twitter and ...
In Germany, Strong Words Over Google's Power
Mathias Döpfner, a leading publisher, lashed out a week a...
Bits Blog: Can Facebook Innovate? A Conversation With Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook’s co-founder and chief executive explains the co...
Machine Learning: The Best Photo Organizing App? I’m Still Looking
A new entrant from Dropbox, Carousel, looked promising, b...
Bits Blog: Samsung Saw Death of Steve Jobs as a Time to Attack
According to an email exchange presented in court, Samsun...
Ars Technica
AT&T hates plan to help small carriers, threatens protest of FCC auction
That TV spectrum auction everyone's excited about? AT&#03...
AMD demos HSA for the server room with Java on top
Opteron X-Series "Berlin" demonstrated for first time.
Google misses Q1 2014 earnings with $15.42 billion in revenue
Google Play app, media, and hardware sales continue risin...
Heartbleed hacker arrested, charged in connection to malicious bug exploit
Computer science student is first arrest in relation to v...
Kim Dotcom is totally stoked to get his cars and money back
Celebration may be premature, as NZ government can appeal...
Mt. Gox handed over to court-appointed administrator in Japan
CEO Mark Karpeles: "There are no prospects for the restar...
Taking Google’s modular, upgradeable smartphone from concept to reality
New "Project Ara" details show how it works, but that's j...
Google overhauls Android camera app with new interface and bokeh effects
KitKat device owners can download it now from the Play St...
New “solar thermal fuel” has energy density of lead batteries
Store the UV energy in sunlight, release it as heat when ...
TechCrunch
UberConference Adds Screen Sharing
UberConference, the popular conference calling service an...
Kitestring, The App That Makes Sure You Get Home Safe
 You don't have to walk alone anymore. Rather than a...
IBM Looks To The Cloud To Fight Disruption
 We are in an age of disruption and this is even mor...
IBM Drops 4% After Its $22.48B Q1 Revenue Fails To Meet Investor Expectations
 This afternoon following the close of regular tradi...
Now Facebook Wants You To Share Where You’re “Traveling To”
 Serendipitous meetups with friends while traveling ...
Google Misses in Q1 With Revenue Of $15.42B, EPS Of $6.27 As Its Cost-Per-Click Fell 9%
 Following the bell, Google reported its first quart...
AT&T May Sit Out 2015 Spectrum Auction Over Rules Dustup
 AT&T is not happy with the rules the FCC has pr...
AngelList Unveils Maiden Lane, A $25 Million Fund For AngelList Deals
 AngelList is working on a new project called Maiden...
Lifehacker
Improve Your Presentations and Public Speaking 60 Seconds at a Time
Most of us weren't born orators and could use a little p...
MiniPlayer Adds a Tiny Floating Player to Spotify or Rdio
Mac: One of iTunes' nicer features is the MiniPlayer tha...
Most Popular Personal Finance Tool: Mint
Getting your finances in order and sticking to a budget ...
The Key to Lasting Behavioral Change: Think Goal, Not Tactic
Even the most motivated people can get stuck, frustrated...
Zombies, Run! 3 Overhauls the Look, Adds New Stories, and More
iOS/Android: Zombies, Run! is one of the more entertain...
Show Your Apple Pride with These Wallpapers
Alright Windows guys , move over. It's time for the Appl...
How to Turn Off Facebook's Auto-Playing Video Ads
Facebook recently introduced auto-playing video ads on ...
Behind the App: The Story of Lookout
Even before the days of iPhones and Androids, the team a...
CNN.com - ...
Phone 'kill switch' may become standard in 2015
The "kill switch," a system for remotely disabling smartp...
Meet Google's modular phone
Google is jumping into its next futuristic hardware proje...
Cell 'kill switch' to become standard
The "kill switch," a system for remotely disabling smartp...
Neil Young's music player raises $6 million
What happens when a rock 'n' roll legend promotes a music...
Google sells out of white Glass model
Tuesday, for the first time, Google Glass was made availa...
How phones work in flight
The lack of phone calls, texts or social media postings f...
Neil Young's music player raises $6 million
What happens when a rock 'n' roll legend promotes a music...
See kids baffled by a Walkman
These kids don't understand how to work the Sony Walkman....
Google sells out of white Glass model
Tuesday, for the first time, Google Glass was made availa...
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Microrobots, Working Together, Build with Metal, Glass, and Electronics
Tiny robots that work together like ants could lead to a ...
The Limits of Social Engineering
Tapping into big data, researchers and planners are build...
World Cup Mind-Control Demo Faces Deadlines, Critics
A Brazilian neuroscientist says brain-controlled robotics...
The Underappreciated Ties Between Art and Innovation
Author Sarah Lewis discusses some counterintuitive pathwa...
Averting Disastrous Climate Change Could Depend on Unproven Technologies
A U.N. climate report says we’ll overshoot greenhouse gas...
Does Musk’s Gigafactory Make Sense?
Tesla’s audacious plan to build a giant battery factory m...
Going Nuclear: The Global Power Picture
Three years after the Fukushima disaster, some countries ...
Cheap Solar Power—at Night
New solar thermal technologies could address solar power’...
Why Google’s Modular Smartphone Might Actually Succeed
Google believes open hardware innovation could help it fi...
Engadget RSS ...
Sony sold seven million PS4s already, beating its own predictions
Sony was quick to pat itself on the back for passing fiv...
Steam sales data shows that you don't play the games you buy
I am not ashamed to admit that I have taken advantage of...
AT&T welcomes Volvo to its connected-car fold
Volvo's already got game when it comes to the connected ...
Bing's home page gets personalized info cards, just like Google Now
Google Now brought its personalized info to the web last...
Ford's Skyliner concept is like a private jet for the road
If you had $40 million to spend on a ultra-lux vehicle, ...
Sony continues to trim the fat, dumps Square-Enix stock
The PlayStation 4 may be leading home console sales, but...
Engadget HD Podcast 394 - 4.16.14
If you can't make it camping this year, perhaps Sir Davi...
Toshiba's vision for Project Ara extends to wearables and beyond
Project Ara is primarily focused on building a modular s...
Google's recent TOS update reminds us what little choice we have
So, Google analyzes your email. Who knew? Well, judging ...
WIRED
People Like Their Music Served Medium Funky
For all but the shyest of wallflowers, moving to music is...
Captain America Made Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Better, But Still Not Great
The crossover of the plot from Captain America: The Winte...
Wolverine Assembles the X-Men in Final Days of Future Past Trailer
The final trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past is here ...
Neuroscientists Conduct the Most Frustrating Brain Scanning Study Ever
Neuroscientists devised an experiment specifically meant ...
Is Captain America’s Shield a Capacitor?
Captain America's shield is made of a strange substance c...
Snowden’s Email Provider Loses Appeal Over Encryption Keys
A federal appeals court has upheld a contempt citation ag...
Magical High-Tech Lights Reveal Their Crazy Side Only on Video
"Rate" is a clever lighting concept that's invisible--but...
How To Put a Mustang on Top of the Empire State Building
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Mustang, Ford re...
The World’s Smartest Toy Cars Just Got Supercharged
Anki Drive, the artificial intelligence-assistanted toy c...
Techdirt.
Travesty: Supreme Court (And Senate) Deny SCOTUSblog A Press Pass
So we just had a story about a court recognizing that, ye...
Court Declares That, Yes, Bloggers Are Media
A few years ago, we wrote about the bizarre and quixotic ...
Court Says That Tweeting Someone Is 'F**king Crazy' Is Not Libelous
There have been a number of libel cases popping up over t...
Recording Industry Wants To Have It Both Ways When It Comes To Pre-1972 Recordings
Yet another story of hypocrisy by the recording industry?...
Lavabit Loses Its Appeal For Mucking Up Basic Procedural Issues Early On
This won't come as a huge surprise, but Ladar Levison and...
Find The Big Fib In The NSA's Lack Of Concern For Foreigners
Usually, the NSA's whoppers are so ham-fisted everyone kn...
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