Allen de la Cruz

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Inside Travis Kalanick’s Resignation as Uber’s C.E.O.
At a Chicago hotel on Tuesday, two venture capitalists pr...
‘Nobody Is Perfect’: Some Uber Employees Balk at Travis Kalanick’s Exit
More than 1,000 workers supported a petition asking the c...
Tech Fix: What You Need to Know About the New Uber
The company has been dogged by scandal for months. One re...
Uncle Sam Wants Your Deep Neural Networks
Homeland Security is introducing a $1.5 million contest t...
Social Q’s: How Do I Get Off the Mailing List ... of a Family Member?
Also: a co-worker who hugs; a longtime best friend who wa...
Tesla in Talks to Set Up Electric Car Factory in Shanghai
The company said foreign production was needed to make it...
Bits: Daily Report: Lessons From the Tumult at Uber
Travis Kalanick’s fall is instructive about the way the S...
Tech Tip: Trading in a Briefcase for a Drive in the Sky
The old Windows Briefcase tool for syncing files has been...
A Cyberattack ‘the World Isn’t Ready For’
In May, a so-called ransomware attack hit computers in ov...
Ars Technica
SpaceX goes for a launch doubleheader this weekend
The company's successes are starting to stack up for the ...
Check Point says Fireball malware hit 250 million; Microsoft says no
Either way, Microsoft assures us that Windows 10 S would ...
Researchers optimize a powered exoskeleton to cut energy used in walking
An hour on a treadmill and some clever programming make a...
Unexpected Viking toilet discovery leads to controversy
It could be the oldest privy in Denmark, or just a pile o...
How the CIA infects air-gapped networks
Sprawling “Brutal Kangaroo“ spreads malware using booby-t...
Pizzagate shooter sentenced to four years in prison
Welch searched for a “corrupt system that kidnaps, tortur...
Steam Summer Sale’s best discounts, chosen by Ars’ cost-cutting braintrust [Updated]
You have two weeks to save on thousands of games. Here’s ...
Shareholders fail to oust Mylan board, but down-voted massive salaries
Mylan hasn’t revealed the vote breakdown yet, but compens...
Judge rips lawyers in IP rift over viral Facebook childbirth video
Judge says media should be paid the “costs of defending t...
TechCrunch
Watch SpaceX launch a re-used Falcon 9 rocket live right here
 SpaceX is attempting to re-launch a Falcon 9 it use...
YouTube TV expands to 10 more U.S. markets, adds more YouTube Red series
 YouTube TV, Google’s $35 per month streaming ...
Logitech’s Slim Combo for iPad Pro really boosts your portable productivity power
 Logitech has a long history of making keyboard acce...
Equity podcast: Too much damn Uber news and Jeff Bezos buys a grocery chain
 Hello and welcome back to Equity, a weekly podcast ...
Watch this guy play Super Mario Bros. IRL in Central Park using HoloLens
 Super Mario Bros. is iconic, so it’s a natura...
IBM is working with the Air Force Research Lab on a TrueNorth 64-chip array
 IBM is working with the U.S. Air Force to improve i...
Algorithmia raises $10.5M Series A round led by Google’s new AI fund
 Word recently spread that Google had quietly launch...
Razer makes virtual currency push with $20M investment in Asian payment firm
 Razer has invested close to $20 million into Malays...
Facebook expands its hate-fighting counterspeech initiative in Europe
 Facebook has launched a third counterspeech initiat...
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...
Top News ...
China’s Central Bank Has Begun Cautiously Testing a Digital Currency
The People’s Bank of China has developed a digital curren...
Uber’s Other Big Problem: Driverless Cars Aren’t Ready Yet
Its new CEO will inherit many problems, but a business pl...
From the NFL to MIT: The Double Life of John Urschel
Whether he’s blocking a 300-pound defensive lineman or hi...
The Unaffordable Urban Paradise
Tech startups helped turn a handful of metro areas into ...
Scientists Sharply Rebut Influential Renewable-Energy Plan
Nearly two dozen researchers critique a proposal for wind...
Baby Genome Sequencing for Sale in China
Chinese parents can now decode the genomes of their healt...
Inspecting Algorithms for Bias
Courts, banks, and other institutions are using automated...
In China, a Store of the Future—No Checkout, No Staff
Wheelys tests a 24-hour store run entirely by technology.
Baby Genome Sequencing for Sale in China
Chinese parents can now decode the genomes of their healt...
Engadget RSS ...
Keiichi Yano wants to make a music game with heart
"Now let me welcome everybody to the wild, wild West...
Android’s in-app browser gets a security upgrade
One often-used component of Android is WebView, a micro-b...
Nintendo's 3DS isn't dead, but it is trapped in the Switch's shadow
Earlier this year, Nintendo announced a brand-new console...
Google purges private medical records from search
Very few things qualify for removal from Google's se...
Senators question Trump’s approach to cybersecurity
The consequences of a large-scale cyberattack on critical...
The Air Force and IBM are building an AI supercomputer
Supercomputers today are capable of performing incredible...
Amazon dreams of putting a giant drone beehive in your city
Patents don't mean anything right up until the momen...
You'll never play 'Super Mario' like this
You have a lot of Super Mario games to choose from, but y...
The Morning After: Friday, June 23rd 2017
Welcome to your Friday morning. As we prepare to phone in...
Wired
'The Bad Batch': Every Good Director Needs a Messy Second Movie
Sophomore slumps are common, sure, but sometimes things a...
ORide Is a Prototype for an Encrypted Uber That Can't Track You
Researchers built a proof-of-concept system to show that ...
Watch the Coolest, Scariest Display Flights of the 2017 Paris Air Show
Featuring the F-35 fighter jet, Airbus A380, Boeing 737MA...
Netflix's New Gawker vs. Hulk Hogan Doc Has Us All Conflicted
'Nobody Speak' is about more than a lawsuit—it's about mo...
ORWL's Ultra-Secure PC Self Destructs if Someone Messes With It
A Linux-running desktop PC called ORWL is meant to foil t...
Google Unveils an AI Investment Fund. It's Betting on an App Store for Algorithms.
The search giant launches a venture fund to finance start...
Watch SpaceX Fire Off Its Second Flight-Proven Falcon 9
SpaceX plans to launch another recovered booster from the...
No One Has the Data to Prevent the Next Flint
The lead crisis in America is a data crisis.
As Uber Flails, Its Self-Driving Car Research Rolls On
It's been a rough 2017 for Uber, but the fire hasn't quit...
Techdirt.
Wall Street Is Starting To Get Very Nervous About Cable TV Cord Cutting
Wall Street is finally starting to realize there's a sto...
Wikileaks Attempts To Bully Wikileaks Documentary With C&D Notices
The history of Wikileaks and its founder Julian Assange ...
Facial Recognition Software Brings Personalized Ads To The Supermarket
Facial recognition software is getting to the point wher...
Florida Cops Shut Down Secret Spy Plane Plan After Backlash By Locals
The Miami-Dade Police Department has decided to drop its...
Pakistan Sentences First Person To Death Over Social Media Posts
With the ubiquity of social media presence in people's d...
Legislators Want To Open Up Wiretap Laws To Target Sex Workers And Their Customers
Under the guise of fighting sex trafficking, legislators...
Daily Deal: IT Security Specialist Super Bundle
The IT security field is one that will only increase in ...
Slashdot
Samsung Begins Production For Its First Internet of Things-optimised Exynos Processor
An anonymous reader shares a report: Samsung Electronics ...
Trump Plans To Dismantle Obama-Era 'Startup Visa'
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: A ...
Netflix Launches New 'Interactive Shows' That Let Viewers Dictate the Story
Netflix announced that it's launching an all-new interact...
ESA Approves Gravitational-Wave Hunting Spacecraft For 2034
The European Space Agency has approved the Laser Interfer...
Scientists Discover How To Stop Luggage From Toppling On the Race Through the Airport
An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Sc...
Home Improvement Chains Accused of False Advertising Over Lumber Dimensions
per unit analyzer writes: According to Consumerist, an at...
McDonald's Hits All-Time High As Wall Street Cheers Replacement of Cashiers With Kiosks
McDonald's is expected to increase its sales via new digi...
The US Government Wants To Permanently Legalize the Right To Repair
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: In ...
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