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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Fall in Tech Stocks Is Faster and Further Than Broader Market
As the stock market continues its 2016 slide, technology ...
Obama’s Last Budget, and Last Budget Battle With Congress
The president submitted his last spending plan to a hosti...
Taming Drug Prices by Pulling Back the Curtain Online
Most major pharmacies do not list the price of the drugs ...
Bits Blog: Zenefits, in a Shake-Up, Appoints New C.E.O., Replacing Parker Conrad
Zenefits, a high-profile San Francisco start-up specializ...
Tech Tip: Finding a Replacement for Free iTunes Radio
Apple may have shut down its free streaming radio feature...
Bits Daily Report: A Net Neutrality Setback for Facebook in India
In the United States, the social media giant has been an ...
Artur Fischer, Inventor With More Patents Than Edison, Dies at 96
Mr. Fischer, an obsessive tinkerer, created a wall anchor...
Bits Blog: For Some Cord Cutters, Streaming Super Bowl Was a Nonstarter
Users complained that a CBS Sports app cut out while they...
Hackers Get Employee Records at Justice and Homeland Security Depts.
The breach appeared to be by an intruder who impersonated...
Ars Technica
NASA budget proposal widens divide between White House and Congress
Budget battles likely over Earth science, and the Space L...
Relive your worst MS-DOS file-deletion memories at the Malware Museum
Classic, defanged files at archive.org won't actually wip...
Supreme Court halts Obama’s climate-change initiative
Carbon emissions regs shelved until legal wrangling is ov...
White center lines are being removed from roads in the UK—for safety
A trial began in August 2014 to see if lines made drivers...
Obama wants you to join CyberCorps Reserve to help feds get their act together
A full scholarship comes with multi-year commitment to ba...
A smart fan that decides whether you are worthy of being cooled
The "Ethical Things" project crowdsources ethical decisio...
Intel to shut down renegade Skylake overclocking with microcode update
Skylake's design opened the door to easier overclocking; ...
NIH gets a flat 2017 budget—if Congress can find another $1.8 billion
Fewer and smaller research grants ahead, even if it does ...
Martin Shkreli’s troubles deepen—from allegations of fraud to IP infringement
Plot thickens for former pharma CEO, now accused of copyr...
TechCrunch
Slack Wins A Crunchie For Fastest Rising Startup
 Slack is growing up and to the right and as such a ...
The Ultimate Ad
 If Mad Men is to be believed, the difference betwee...
Anchor Launches To Take Radio To The Next Level
 Welcome to the next generation of broadcasting. New...
Study: Music Is The Food Of Love
 In what is probably one of the most unique studies ...
A Recap Of The 9th Annual Crunchies Awards
 The 9th Annual Crunchies took place at the War Memo...
SolarCity Beats Q4 Estimates, But Stock Plunges 30 Percent On Soft Outlook
 SolarCity, which is down more than 50 percent over ...
U.S. Version Of Politwoops Comes Back Online To Track Politicians’ Deleted Tweets
 Politwoops, a service that tracks politicians&#8217...
Fox Marks Down Its DraftKings Investment By 60 Percent
 Twenty-First Century Fox, which invested $160M in D...
The Money In Open-Source Software
 It’s no secret that open-source technology &#...
Lifehacker
The Musician's Organized, Medieval Workspace
Dennis loves tech, loves making music, and of course, lov...
You Can Get 2GB of Free Google Drive Storage Today
Want some more space for your documents? Of course you d...
Make a Mathematically Perfect Batch of Pancakes With These Formulas
Pancakes aren’t too difficult to make, but why not try t...
Remains of the Day: Politwoops Resumes Archiving Politicians' Deleted Tweets
Politwoops has resumed archiving the Twitter gaffes of p...
1Password 6 Comes to Android With Fingerprint Unlocking, Sleeker Interface
The Android version of AgileBits’ 1Password had an updat...
iDisplay Updates with Speed Improvements, Lower Latency, and More
iOS/Android/Mac/Windows: iDisplay, a utility that turns y...
Three Mistakes to Avoid When Describing Your Current Job in an Interview
If you’re anything like me, your job is not this easy to...
Remember the "Three Audience Truths" Before Giving a Speech
Giving a speech or presentation in front of others is pr...
CNN.com - ...
The 370-mph 'bullet' fueled by batteries
World fastest electric car? Introducing the Venturi Bucke...
5 sports tech ideas for coaches and athletes
As athletes strive to set new records and engineers inven...
Flying from New York to London in 11 minutes?
Industrial designer Charles Bombardier has come up with a...
When hacking could enable murder
Cyberthreats are changing. We're worried about hackers cr...
Top News ...
Unraveling the Mysterious Function of the Microbiome
A new class of experimental therapies is emerging from th...
We Have the Technology to Destroy All Zika Mosquitoes
Fear of the Zika virus could generate support for gene dr...
New Collar Promises to Keep Athletes’ Brains from “Sloshing” During Impact
Researchers have begun human clinical trials for a device...
Intel: Chips Will Have to Sacrifice Speed Gains for Energy Savings
A major technological shift is needed in the next few yea...
Will AI-Powered Hedge Funds Outsmart the Market?
Some hedge funds boast that AI algorithms make their trad...
New Collar Promises to Keep Athletes’ Brains from “Sloshing” During Impact
Researchers have begun human clinical trials for a device...
Government Seeks High-Fidelity “Brain-Computer” Interface
A challenge by DARPA asks scientists to develop ways to r...
The Step Needed to Make Virtual Reality More Real
If virtual reality is going to be truly immersive, holdin...
Can This Man Make AI
More Human?
One cognitive scientist thinks the leading approach to ma...
Engadget RSS ...
DraftKings loses its exclusive ESPN ad deal
Things keep getting worse for DraftKings, the embattled d...
'Rocket League' reaches your Xbox One on February 17th
PC and PS4 owners have been playing Rocket League's ...
New 'Star Trek' has a showrunner from the final frontier
Star Trek fans have had a tumultuous last few months. But...
Beer-tracking app Untappd gets barcode scanning, hails an Uber
If you're a dedicated beer geek, chances are you&#03...
Apple Music for Sonos comes out of beta tomorrow
Sonos started supporting Apple Music in the middle of Dec...
NASA's space tourism posters will make you want to suit up
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has a knack for spa...
Grammy awards get built-in cameras for a winner's perspective
The 58th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony is set to take pla...
StreamNation shuts down its cloud media service on March 8th
Are you one of the early adopters who gave StreamNation a...
Vine update lets you reorder an account's videos
While Twitter is firmly behind keeping things in chronolo...
WIRED
New Hampshire Primary Liveblog: Trump and Bernie Win
We're on the ground in Manchester, New Hampshire, to foll...
Disney’s CEO Says Reports of ESPN’s Demise Are Ridiculous
Bob Iger took pains to defend Disney-owned ESPN during th...
Cosmonaut Besties Prep for Space in a Delightful Oscar-Nominated Animated Short
Watch "We Can't Live Without Comos" here. The post Cosmo...
D’oh! Crash: The History of VR on The Simpsons
Turns out America's favorite family has been getting thei...
Snapchat’s Viacom Deal Is a Sign It’s About to Go Mainstream
Viacom’s new ad deal with the highly valued messaging ser...
Star Wars Gives Disney Its Best Quarter in Company History
Oh, hey, thanks Rey! The post Star Wars Gives Disney Its ...
Dear Mr. Know-It-All: Should You Delete Someone’s Facebook Account After They Die?
How long should you wait before shutting down someone’s F...
Ted Cruz Says Donald Trump Is Just a Sore Loser
About what you said last night ... . The post Ted Cruz Sa...
You–Yes, You–Can Calculate the Speed of Light Using Jupiter
Ole Roemer used the moons of Jupiter to estimate the spee...
Techdirt.
DailyDirt: Making A Road Trip Across The US...
The Cannonball Run plot of racing across the US has inspi...
Judge Blocks Release Of Anti-Abortion Videos As The Arbiter Of Journalism
Abortion is one of those issues that infuriates me chief...
Daily Deal: IT Security And Ethical Hacking Training
IT security skills are very valuable these days with the ...
Slashdot
Hearthstone Cheats and Tools Spiked With Malware
itwbennett writes: Cheating at the online card game Heart...
Uborne Children's Books Release For Free Computer Books From the '80s
martiniturbide writes: To promote some new computer codin...
The Sexual Misconduct Case That Has Rocked Anthropology
sciencehabit writes: An investigative report in Science d...
Jeep/Chrysler's New Gearshift Appears To Be Causing Accidents
bartle writes: The new gearshift design for the Jeep Gran...
FBI Gripes "We Can't Read Everyone's Secrets"
New submitter rdukb writes: FBI Director James Comey told...
Twitter Launches Trust and Safety Council To Help Put End To Trolling
An anonymous reader writes: Twitter has announced a new t...
Google Display Ads Going All-HTML, Will Ban Flash In 2017
Google has announced its plan for display ads to go 100% ...
Raspberry Pi's Raspbian OS Finally Ships With Open-Source OpenGL Support
An anonymous reader writes: With this month's Raspbian OS...
Windmill Blade Molds 3D Printed By National Labs
MountainLogic writes: Last year ORNL produced a 3D printe...
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