Allen de la Cruz

Technology Consulting
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For Alphabet, a Record Fine Is Both a Footnote and a Warning
Not many companies could brush off a $2.7 billion hit. No...
One Family, Many Revolutions: From Black Panthers, to Silicon Valley, to Trump
Ben Horowitz is helping define the modern tech age. His f...
Microsoft Paint’s Days May Be Numbered
One of the first applications for Windows will no longer ...
Microchip Implants for Employees? One Company Says Yes
Employees at a Wisconsin technology company are volunteer...
The Breakdown: Want a Job, Mate? Amazon Is Hiring Aussie Speakers
The American tech behemoth may be seeking to tailor its w...
Your Roomba May Be Mapping Your Home, Collecting Data That Could Be Sold
iRobot, the company that makes the Roomba robotic vacuum,...
SoftBank Said to Consider an Investment in Uber
The Japanese technology and media giant, which owns stake...
Tech Tip: Finding Your Roots, Free
Subscription-based genealogy sites offer plenty of conven...
Bits: Daily Report: Alphabet Kicks Off Tech Earnings Season
A record $2.7 billion fine hurt Alphabet’s bottom line la...
Ars Technica
US Energy Secretary takes 22-minute prank call from “Ukrainian Prime Minister”
Perry defended Paris Agreement withdrawal, entertained pi...
Patent-holder that sued EFF for defamation won’t show up in court
Licensing shop says its “virtual cabinets” patent “is not...
Democrats slam EPA head, want to understand his climate inquiry
“Your effort seems to be divorced from reality and reason.”
Zuckerberg and Musk are both wrong about AI
During an impromptu Facebook Live interview, Zuck said th...
Moto Z2 Force hands-on—Motorola bets the farm on Moto Mods, loses
The same design with a smaller battery has got to be a wi...
What is the car industry’s problem with over-the-air software updates?
Restrictive laws and dealer contracts are handcuffing the...
Study: US is slipping toward measles being endemic once again
Just a tiny increase in vaccine refusals will triple meas...
Matt Groening’s first Netflix series will go all Futurama on Game of Thrones
Disenchantment series will bring back tons of Futurama vo...
Get the NES Classic on ThinkGeek while you can [Updated: You can’t]
“GameStop buying ninjas” got hold of “thousands” of unsol...
TechCrunch
iRobot to acquire its biggest European distributor for $141M
 Consumer robot maker iRobot is to acquire its large...
Cleo, a chatbot that wants to replace your banking apps, raises £2M led by LocalGlobe
 Cleo, the London-based fintech startup that offers ...
Elon Musk shares footage of The Boring Company’s first working car elevator
 Elon Musk’s Boring Company is getting closer ...
Yelp adds C-section rates and other stats for all baby delivery hospitals in California
 Having a baby and want to know if your hospital is ...
Tencent backs Indian education startup BYJU’s at a valuation of $800 million
 Tencent, Asia’s highest-valued tech company, ...
Vicarious gets another $50 million to expand its research team and build smarter robots
 Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg might not be able to ...
Crunch Report | Facebook Smart Speaker on the Way
Facebook is apparently working on its own smart speaker a...
Momenta raises $46M Series B for its self-driving car software
 Beijing-based Momenta announced this morning that i...
This facial recognition system tracks how you’re enjoying a movie
 As moviemaking becomes as much a science as an art,...
CNN.com - ...
How to outsmart fake news in your Facebook feed
Fake news is actually really easy to spot -- if you know ...
Revealed: Winners of the 'Oscars of watches'
It's the prize giving ceremony that everyone's on time fo...
Driverless 'Roborace' car makes street track debut
It is a car kitted out with technology its developers bol...
Flying a sports car with wings
Piloting one of the breed of light aircraft is said to be...
Brightest supermoon since 1948
See photos of November's supermoon -- the brightest in ne...
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The Tech World Is Convinced 2021 Is Going to Be the Best Year Ever
If the crystal ball is right, you’ll be eating lab-grown ...
For Computers, Too, It’s Hard to Learn to Speak Chinese
Challenging written characters make voice-based computing...
A DNA App Store Is Here, but Proceed with Caution
Helix will sequence your genes for $80 and lure app devel...
Carbon Prints Amazing Materials
Using his background in chemistry, CEO Joseph DeSimone ha...
Why Tesla Is Worth More Than GM
A few companies that master digital technologies are capt...
Teaching Drones How To Crash Safely
Drone delivery won’t happen until the unmanned vehicle ca...
Sucking Up CO2 Will Cost Hundreds of Trillions
Study finds that if the world doesn’t begin cutting emiss...
The Startup Behind NYC’s Plan to Replace Phone Booths with 7,500 Connected Kiosks
Intersection, which is funded by Alphabet, hopes they cou...
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Kaspersky launches its free antivirus software worldwide
Kaspersky has finally launched its free antivirus softwar...
UK to ban sales of fossil fuel cars by 2040
France isn't the only big country getting ready to d...
Google tests Amazon-like Q&A section for local businesses
Google is testing a feature you're likely used to se...
Niantic tries to explain the Pokémon Go Fest problems
On Saturday, Pokémon Go players from around th...
Google tests vacation rental filter alongside hotel search results
Last year, Google issued some updates that made it easier...
The Navy’s railguns are ready for live-fire field tests
The US Navy has been testing its railguns, which fire she...
FDA approves first MRI machine for premature babies
Premature babies are some of the most vulnerable patients...
Uber will charge $15 to return your lost bag
The next time you take an Uber car across town, be thorou...
BMW's updated EV plans include a 3-door Mini
BMW's plans to electrify the Mini go well beyond an ...
Wired
Google Keeps Employees Confused During Wage Gap Investigation, Says Fed
A lawyer for the Department of Labor says, "Google’s resp...
Popular Remote Administrative Tools Turn Out to Be Easily Hacked
As the debate over "hacking back" heats up, it turns out ...
San Quentin’s Web Design Shop Gives Inmates a Future-Ready Fresh Start
A new program helps inmates learn to code, and earn a dec...
Tomorrow’s Mini Medical Robots Could Squirm Like Maggots
Engineers are prototyping a soft-bodied drug delivery sys...
Climate Change Is Killing Us Right Now
The most obvious effect of global warming is not a doomsd...
Figma Wants Designers to Collaborate Google-Docs Style
The startup unveiled two key features that should give it...
How They Pulled Off 'Atomic Blonde''s* Killer Action Sequence
Director David Leitch used analog techniques to make acti...
Mexico City Is Killing Parking Spaces. Pay Attention, America
One of the world’s most trafficky cities gets a parking o...
Techdirt.
Your Robot Vacuum Cleaner Will Soon Collect And Sell Data About You And Your Home
So while the internet-connected age has delivered untold...
Techdirt Podcast Episode 131: Is The Economy More Important Than Democracy?
The economy is important — very important. But ...
Terrible Ruling Allows Untied To Keep Its Domain But Not Its Soul
Let's jump back in the wayback machine for a moment and ...
Senator Wyden Argues FCC Is Either Incompetent Or Lying About Alleged DDoS Attack
Last week we noted how the FCC was acting incredibly sus...
Daily Deal: Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Training
Learn how to create, effectively manage and deliver desi...
Watchdog Stings Defense Dept., Obtains $1.2 Million In Military Gear With A Fake Cop Shop
The Defense Department's 1033 program allows local law e...
All Quiet On The Tech Front As The Clock Ticks Down On Section 702 Renewal
Things have been mostly quiet as Congress heads towards ...
Slashdot
US Defense Budget May Help Fund 'Hacking For Defense' Classes At Universities
According to an instructor at Stanford, eight universitie...
Google Enters Race For Nuclear Fusion Technology
An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Go...
Degenerative Brain Disease Found In Nearly All Donated NFL Player Brains, Says Study
A new study published Tuesday in the journal American Med...
Toyota's New Solid-State Battery Could Make Its Way To Cars By 2020
According to the Wall Street Journal, Toyota is in produc...
China Forces Muslim Minority To Install Spyware On Their Phones
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bleeping Compute...
Sperm Counts Among Western Men Have Halved In Last 40 Years, Says Study
New submitter flote shares a report from The Guardian: Sp...
Cloudflare Wants to Eliminate 'Moot' Pirate Site Blocking Threat
Cloudflare is not happy with the RIAA's efforts to hold t...
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