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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DealBook: With Reddit Deal, Snoop Dogg Moonlights as a Tech Investor
The hip hop star is joining prominent tech investors in a...
With Four New Adam Sandler Films, Netflix Takes Aim at Theaters
The company plans to announce on Thursday that it has str...
PayPal Taps an Outsider to Push It Into a New Era
Dan Schulman, who will become chief executive of PayPal a...
Bits Blog: Microsoft Windows 10 Displays a Familiar Look
Microsoft believes the next version of its operating syst...
Business Briefing: Biggest Wireless Carriers Plan to Bid on Airwaves
Scheduled to begin on Nov. 13, the auction by the F.C.C. ...
Disruptions: ‘The Innovators’ by Walter Isaacson: How Women Shaped Technology
Whether in 1843, 1946 or today, women’s contributions are...
Bits Blog: German Regulator Warns Google Over Collecting Users’ Data
The city of Hamburg’s data protection commissioner said t...
Bits Blog: Netflix’s Chief Executive Pushes Net Neutrality in Europe
With net neutrality a hot-button topic on both sides of t...
Bits Blog: Facebook Agrees to Ease Rules on Real Names
Protests from San Francisco’s drag queens prompted Facebo...
Ars Technica
How EA’s jet-setting founder avoided $26 million in taxes
"I bought a private jet because I thought it would make m...
It’s now legal to make backups of movies, music, and e-books in the UK
As of today parodies of copyright will also be granted mo...
Hands-on with the Windows 10 Start menu—as big or as small as you want it
Windows 10's most noticeable feature blends Microsoft's p...
Making a homemade metal semi-automatic rifle just got crazy easy
Defense Distributed releases "Ghost Gunner," a $1,200 des...
Verizon Wireless caves to FCC pressure, says it won’t throttle 4G users
Verizon kills "network optimization" policy that was set ...
Facebook apologizes to LGBTQ users, plans “substantive changes”
Changes to controversial real-name policy are teased but ...
Is it safe to store CO2 beneath the seafloor?
Researchers try it off Scotland’s coast to measure the im...
Huge feature on the Moon may be an enormous volcanic vent system
The Moon's only "ocean" may have fed magma into its other...
US top cop decries encryption, demands backdoors
Attorney general: "technological advances" allow criminal...
TechCrunch
ScribbleLive Closes $12M Series C, Eyes Acquisitions And International Expansion
 ScribbleLive is today announce the closing of a $12...
How The Mighty Eagle Is Fallen — Rovio Announces Layoffs
 Rovio Entertainment, the Finland-based maker of Ang...
Wonga Writes Off 330,000 Debts To People It Should Never Have Lent Money To
 Payday loans startup Wonga has agreed to entirely w...
Twitter UK TV Ratings Go Live This Month, The First Of 6 New Markets With Kantar
 Twitter is today putting in place the latest piece ...
Musikki Secures Seed Cash To Aim At Being The IMDB Of Music
A new music-tech startup, Musikki, which calls itself the...
Apple Now Lets You Check If An iPhone Is Stolen Before You Buy It
 Want to check if that iPhone you’re consideri...
This Is CG
 This is your semi-regular reminder that CGI is at o...
Tesla Will Announce Something Called “The D” On October 9th
 Elon Musk has just tweeted about his plans to annou...
Why Your Geography Does Not Control Your Destiny
 Editor’s note: Harley Finkelstein is the Chie...
Lifehacker
The Best Simple Style Tips for Any Type of Dress
Whether your daily dress is a pair of jeans and a t-shir...
​The Dual Display Workspace Under the Stairs
That awkward area under the stairs is prime real estate ...
This Video Puts 14 Frugal Life Hacks to the Test
In this video, John Green from Mental Floss is back to t...
Enchant Your Desktop with These Starry Night Wallpapers
There's something invigorating and deeply moving about a...
"That's How Knowledge Works: It Builds Up, Like Compound Interest"
We've all heard the phrase "knowledge is power." The mor...
Here's What Windows 10 Looks and Feels Like
The Windows 10 technical preview is out with a peek of s...
Most Popular Gift Registry Site: CheckedTwice
If you're building a registry for a wedding, a shower, a...
Everything You Need to Know About Tire Safety In One Handy Graphic
Your vehicle's tires not only hold the weight of your car...
CNN.com - ...
Luxy -- it's the Tinder app for snobs
If you're looking to hook up via your smartphone, and are...
Creator of spying app arrested
The creator of StealthGenie, a mobile app marketed as a t...
Clean water: A $16 solution
Could there be a $16 answer to the global challenge of cl...
Luxy -- it's the Tinder app for snobs
If you're looking to hook up via your smartphone, and are...
Creator of spying app arrested
The creator of StealthGenie, a mobile app marketed as a t...
Clean water: A $16 solution
Could there be a $16 answer to the global challenge of cl...
Netiquette: Saying farewell
So many folks manage to lose their netiquette heads when ...
10 smartphone habits to avoid
How annoying and rude and antisocial have we all become w...
Five texts you should never send
We're texting more than ever, and, like society, the text...
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What It Will Take for Computers to Be Conscious?
The world’s best-known consciousness researcher says mach...
Confessional in the Palm of Your Hand
Sure, people say some nasty things in anonymous apps, bu...
How Human-Robot Teamwork Will Upend Manufacturing
Robots are starting to collaborate with human workers in ...
Google Execs Have Ideas on How to Run Your Business
The ex-CEO and another longtime Google executive say the ...
The New Chinese Factory
Leading manufacturers in China combine the country’s hist...
Making Innovation
The hubs of advanced manufacturing will be the economic d...
Three Questions with the CEO of D-Wave
The CEO of quantum computing startup D-Wave says its mach...
Paralyzed Rats Take 1,000 Steps, Orchestrated by Computer
Controlled by software, paralyzed rats walk and climb sta...
EmTech: Illumina Says 228,000 Human Genomes Will Be Sequenced This Year
Record number of genomes being decoded, but cost of DNA s...
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Dropbox for Android can now move your cloud files to an SD card
If you're a longtime Dropbox user on Android, you've pro...
LG is bringing webOS to smartwatches
We can't think of anything that's had more comebacks tha...
Apple CarPlay comes to Pioneer stereos as Spotify adds support
Apple's fledgling CarPlay infotainment system just got a...
Wunderlist now lets you attach Dropbox files to tasks
Wunderlist has long been a popular choice for folks look...
Google strips down its news service to pacify German publishers
Google has a tumultuous history with the German publishi...
Netflix to launch a King Kong cartoon for kids in 2016
Kids have now two mythical creatures to look forward to ...
Tweetbot now does justice to Twitter on your iPhone 6
Tweetbot 3 for iOS is frequently regarded as one of the ...
Apple's new iCloud tool can show if a used iPhone is stolen
The market for used iPhones is fraught with risk, becaus...
Hexoskin's new wearable is a smart shirt for exercise buffs
The wearable craze isn't only about fashionable watches ...
WIRED
Enchanting Photos of Rare and Wonderful Frogs and Salamanders
Over the years, Moore has photographed more than 200 spec...
Elijah Wood’s New Movie Is a Prophetic Thriller About Celebrity Hacking
Open Windows is viewed almost entirely through a series o...
Daddy Longlegs Have a Secret Hunting Weapon: Glue
In a new study published in the Journal of Experimental B...
Cape Watch: Hulk and Hawkeye Will Lead the New Avengers Movie
Welcome back, my friends, to the superhero show that neve...
Leica’s Fancy New M-P Camera May Actually Be Worth $8,000
When everything is in focus, there are no throwaway shots...
Lamborghini’s First Hybrid Is a 900-Horsepower Rocket
Lamborghini's rolled into the Paris Motor Show with a new...
A Giant Charger That Juices Up Electric Buses in Three Minutes
To keep its customers on the road as much as possible, Te...
The Off-the-Grid Chat App That’s Helping Hong Kong Protestors Organize
Firechat has seen a whopping 210,000 downloads over a two...
Meet the Man Who Founded Ello After Selling a $35K Pair of Pants
There's a long list of unwritten rules for anyone foundin...
Techdirt.
FCC Votes To End Its Sports Blackout Rule
Blackout rules in sports: they're really stupid. Sure, pe...
Coke Zero Wins Trademark Dispute With Naturally Zero Water
With all the insane intellectual property court rulings ...
DailyDirt: Paper Airplane Tricks
Paper airplanes have advanced quite a bit -- with added m...
Eric Holder's Near Total Lack Of Concern For Digital Rights
We already discussed Eric Holder's absolute failure on is...
Not Just Consumers Cutting The TV Cord: Small Cable Companies Dropping TV Also
For years now, we've been talking about TV watchers cutti...
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