Allen de la Cruz

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Software Consulting - platform integrations, user engagement and monetization
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Bits Blog: Silicon Valley Shuttle Drivers Vote to Join Union
The bus drivers who transport workers to the campuses of ...
Bits Blog: Google Unveils Plan for New Corporate Campus
Google unveiled a radical proposal for a new campus that ...
Bits Blog: Zuckerberg Goes on Charm Offensive for Internet.org
Mark Zuckerberg outlined why he thinks Internet.org, a se...
Bits Blog: After Net Neutrality Vote, Wheeler Turns to Salesmanship
Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commi...
Bits Blog: Google Confirms Plans for Wireless Service
The company is experimenting with a network that would re...
Q&A: The Tax Scam Cometh
The Internal Revenue Service is not emailing you to reque...
Bits Blog: Uber Driver Database Breached by Someone Outside Company
The breach may have revealed the names and identification...
Mutual Suspicion Mars Tech Trade With China
With China and the United States wary of the other’s digi...
Bits Blog: HTC Unveils a New Phone and Wearable Device
The company also discussed a new headset for activities i...
Ars Technica
Hands on: Lumia 640 ought to be enough for anybody
A well-rounded smartphone experience for less than $250. ...
Liveblog: Sony talks Morpheus VR at GDC 2015, Tuesday at 3pm PT
The latest details from Sony on its first major virtual r...
Seattle police unveil blurred, soundless body cam YouTube channel
Faces are redacted, voices dropped amid privacy concerns.
NYPD to conduct “virtual stakeouts,” get alerts on wanted cars nationwide
Vigilant Solutions' 2.2B record license plate reader data...
OS X 10.10.3 beta goes public, bringing the new Photos app with it
Photos is a welcome replacement for iPhoto, but it's no A...
In major goof, Uber stored sensitive database key on public GitHub page
Ride-sharing service subpoenas GitHub for IP addresses th...
Qualcomm unveils its answer to Touch ID: Ultrasonic fingerprint scanning
It's the same tech that's used in ultrasonic medical imag...
Islamic State threatens Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey over account bans
"We told you from the beginning it’s not your war, but yo...
TechCrunch
YC-Backed Kickback Offers An Easy Way To Play Minecraft Competitively
 Y Combinator-backed Kickback is looking to expand t...
Asus Republic Of Gamers G751 Review: Portable Gaming, Emphasis On The ‘Gaming’
 As far as gaming computers go, there are bound to b...
This Guy Turned His Drone Into A Star Wars TIE Fighter
 Remember that custom Millenium Falcon quadcopter fr...
New Tinder Charges Whatever It Wants
 Tinder’s “Rewind” functionality j...
Twitter Vets Launch OneShot, An App For Highlighting And Tweeting Screenshots Of Text
 A pair of Twitter vets today launched a handy mobil...
Physical Keyboards Are Awesome
If you visit the main TechCrunch office, you’ll not...
YC-Backed Valor Water Helps Utilities Keep The Water Running
 Disrupt Battlefield finalist Valor Water is graduat...
You Can Now Embed Twitter Video On Your Website
 Twitter has launched an embedding feature for Twitt...
Google Launches New Analytics, Monetization Tools For Android Game Developers
 Google today announced a couple of new tools for ga...
Lifehacker
Unreal Engine 4 Is Now Free for All Budding Game Developers
If you've ever been interested in game development, anima...
Train Yourself to Wake Up Earlier One Minute at a Time
There are a couple ways to get yourself out of bed earlie...
How to Fake It 'til You Make It Without Being Deceitful
When it comes to moving ahead, we all have to shoot for a...
Stop Yourself from Crying with a Quick Pinch
There is nothing wrong with crying, but that doesn't mean...
Hide Promoted Tweets, Trends, and Accounts with These Extensions
Chrome/Firefox: Twitter's promoted tweets, trends, and a...
Ask an Expert: All About the Finances of Buying a Home
Owning your own home is still part of the classic Americ...
​Activity Trackers Compared: Most Suck at Tracking Your Sleep
Your fitness tracker may claim to measure your sleep, but...
Learn How to Properly Trim Your Beard with This Video
If you're the bearded type, keeping those suburbs of the ...
CNN.com - ...
Buzz Aldrin: Leonard Nimoy, my fellow space traveler
His Mr. Spock helped make space travel accessible to all....
Astronauts finish 5-hour spacewalk despite water found in helmet
Astronauts on the International Space Station completed a...
Black hole is 12 billion times bigger than the sun
Researchers in China have spotted a supermassive black ho...
U.S. military has a heat ray
The U.S. military is developing a real-life heat ray. CNN...
The social network that you can wear
Once was a time when finding out if you were compatible w...
Top News ...
Zuckerberg: Internet Growth Means More than Drones
Efforts to expand Internet access via mobile technologies...
Magic Leap
A startup is betting more than half a billion dollars tha...
Brain Organoids
A new method for growing human brain cells could unlock t...
Nano-Architecture
A Caltech scientist creates tiny lattices with enormous p...
Project Loon
Billions of people could get online for the first time th...
A Chocolate Maker’s 
Big Innovation
In transforming the way cacao farmers supply manufacturer...
The Library of Utopia
Google’s ambitious book-scanning program is foundering in...
A Smart-Watch Pioneer Has an Answer for Apple
As the Apple Watch casts a shadow across the smart-watch ...
Internet of DNA
A global network of millions of genomes could be medicine...
Engadget RSS ...
Scientists take detailed pictures of the smallest known life forms
Just how small can life get? Almost unbelievably small, i...
What's on your HDTV: 'CSI: Cyber', 'Kimmy Schmidt' and 'American Crime'
Need a way to come back from your House of Cards weekend ...
Wannabe Elon Musks can 3D print their virtual spaceships
If you think you've got a bright future in spaceship desi...
Your phone now doubles as an Android TV game controller
So you want to play games on your Android TV set, but you...
Tesla Model S owners can pretend they're in a James Bond submarine
Elon Musk loved that Lotus Esprit car/submarine from Bond...
Huawei's MediaPad X2 is a phone with a 7-inch display
While its first Android Wear smartwatch might be grabbing...
AT&T's connected car tech now works with AT&T's connected home
Controlling your home's temperature from your smartphone ...
PayPal's new Here card reader can handle NFC payments
PayPal is no stranger to mobile payment solutions, but at...
Yahoo! Turns! 20!
You now have permission to feel ancient: Yahoo, one of th...
WIRED
Full-Body Transplants Are an Insane, Wildly Unethical Idea
A neurosurgeon thinks he can sew one person's head on ano...
Sony Unveils an Impressive New Generation of Xperia Devices
Meet Sony's new Xperia mobiles: a light and slim 10-inch ...
The Internet of Anything: A Shortcut to Your Drone License
SkyWard helps drone pilots navigate local regulations. Th...
Zuckerberg Tells Telecoms Not to Fear Facebook
On stage at the Mobile World Congress, the Facebook CEO t...
Uber Launches a Magazine to Make Nice With Its Drivers
Now that it's valued at $41 billion for its ambitious pla...
We’ll Never See a Supercar Like the Bugatti Veyron Again
The Veyron stands as the apex of the old-school automobil...
Your Car Doesn’t Care What Phone You Use
The act of buying a smartphone today feels less like choo...
There’s Now a Free iPhone App That Encrypts Calls and Texts
Everett Collection For the last week, an Italian neurosur...
Flight Brings Us Closer to Balloon-Powered Space Tourism
World View broke the record for the highest-altitude para...
Techdirt.
Operators Of Revenge Porn Site YouGotPosted Hit With $900,000 Default Judgment
Here's a little bit more evidence to throw on the pile m...
Breaking: House Judiciary Committee Tells FCC It's Going To Block Net Neutrality Rules
While the FCC may have buckled to public demand and voted...
Rogers Exec Pouts About VPNs, Publicly Dreams Of Canadian Ban
Over the years, many folks in the broadcast and entertain...
AT&T's $30 'Don't Be Snooped On' Fee Is Even Worse Than Everybody Thought
Last week we noted that while AT&T has been trying t...
Slashdot
Marissa Mayer On Turning Around Yahoo
An anonymous reader writes For the 20th anniversary of Ya...
Google Prepares To Enter Wireless Market As an MVNO
jfruh writes Google is getting into the wireless connecti...
Photo First: Light Captured As Both Particle and Wave
mpicpp sends word that scientists have succeeded in captu...
Blackphone 2 Caters To the Enterprise, the Security-Minded and the Paranoid
Mark Wilson writes While much of the news coming out of M...
NASA's Spitzer Team Releases Highest-resolution View of the Full Galactic Plane
StartsWithABang writes From our vantage point within the ...
Unreal Engine 4 Is Now Free
jones_supa writes In 2014, Epic Games took the step of ma...
Doomsday Vault: First Tree Samples Arrive At Underground Seed Store
An anonymous reader writes "The Svalbard Global Seed Vaul...
Feds Admit Stingray Can Disrupt Bystanders' Communications
linuxwrangler writes The government has fought hard to ke...
World's First Lagoon Power Plants Unveiled In UK
AmiMoJo writes Plans to generate electricity from the wor...
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