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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Solar Power Battle Puts Hawaii at Forefront of Worldwide Changes
As homemade electricity gains popularity, it puts new pre...
Google’s Steely Foe in Europe
The European Union’s commissioner for competition has a r...
Technophoria: Technology That Prods You to Take Action, Not Just Collect Data
New self-monitoring devices are more about behavior chang...
Prototype: Moleskine Notebooks Adapt to the Digital World
Moleskine, a maker of notebooks lauded for their simplici...
Bloomberg Terminals Suffer Widespread Failures
The company said hardware and software failures were to b...
WikiLeaks Posts Sony Pictures Documents, Angering the Studio
The web portal said a trove of documents stolen by hacker...
Your Money Adviser: Banking on Apple Watch Will Be Limited, for Now
Apps will allow users to peek at their balance and recent...
Verizon to Offer Slimmer TV Channel Packages to Battle Streaming Rivals
The FiOS Custom TV service will begin on Sunday, and offe...
Q&A: Taking a Facebook Break, Temporarily or for Good
The site lets users deactivate their accounts and then re...
Ars Technica
Private bus startup Leap hit with complaint under US disabilities law
"We're sorry to anyone we've offended and we hope to do a...
FBI can’t cut Internet and pose as cable guy to search property, judge says
"This is a monumental ruling protecting Americans' privac...
Meet George—1958’s one-of-a-kind analog computer—at Vintage Computer Festival East
See refrigerator-esque and semi-trailer-sized models, inc...
Op-ed: Why the entire premise of Tor-enabled routers is ridiculous
Unless you use Tor Browser Bundle for everything, you're ...
Preview: Magicka 2 might be more wizardry than I can handle
Managing friends, enemies, and spells is about as difficu...
Science by robot: Outfitting the world’s “smartest” lake
A major project on a New York lake goes big on data—for s...
MakerBot lays off 20 percent of its staff
The 3D printing company has been awaiting changes since i...
The evolution of the interface, from text through touch
Showing off the art of how we interact with our devices.
After a gas stop, Navy’s first carrier drones fly off to history
X-47B completes in-flight refueling in last test before h...
TechCrunch
The Unbundling Of Everything
 We’ve been living in a bundled world. ESPN pa...
We Need Algorithmic Angels
 A lot has been written on how algorithms are manipu...
What The Apple Watch Could Be
 What is the Apple Watch? The simple answer is Apple...
How To Sell Your Company Without A Buyer
 Conventional wisdom is that startups are bought, no...
Google Wants To Speed Up The Web With Its QUIC Protocol
 You may have never heard of it, but if you are a Ch...
Cleantech Is Dead, Long Live Cleantech
 I’m old enough to remember when the smartest ...
Oh, The Places You Will Go With Hackers
 Wanderlust in San Francisco used to mean going anyw...
Gillmor Gang: Money for Nothing
 The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks...
With Hykoo, You Can Combine Video And Text To Create 12-Second Short Films
 Despite all the mobile video apps out there, Gary K...
Lifehacker
This Week's Top Downloads
Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platfo...
Learn the Basics of Ladder Safety with This Illustrated Guide
Ladders are essential tools, but they can be dangerous. T...
Look up Movies, Music, Locations, and More with an OS X Shortcut
Command+Control+D has always been a handy shortcut for lo...
Give Up on Unnecessary Projects to Accomplish More
You probably have one major project that’s been on your t...
Stop Searching for the Barcode to Get Through Self-Checkout Faster
The self checkout at the grocery store is amazing, and if...
PSA: Remember, You Can Sell Your Broken Gadgets on eBay
It’s a sad day when a beloved piece of tech finally bites...
Top 10 Lazy Yet Smart Ways to Spring Clean Your Home
It’s spring cleaning time. Even if you have the urge to c...
Turn IKEA Cubbies into a Rustic Apothecary Chest
If you didn’t see the before pictures you’d probably neve...
Today's Best Deals: The Best Headphones, Chromecast, Swimsuits, & More
Today on Adorama, you can pick up the X version of your ...
CNN.com - ...
The price of public shaming in the Internet age
Shaming has become rampant on social media, sometimes hau...
Solar-powered plane on round-the-world flight gets stuck in China
The Solar Impulse 2, the experimental plane attempting to...
Top News ...
A Way to Get Much-Higher-Resolution Selfies
A startup called Light uses a cluster of small camera mod...
Lake Kivu’s Great Gas Gamble
In a first-of-its-kind endeavor, electricity-starved Rwan...
Putting Technology in Its Place
Kentaro Toyama went to India with noble intentions for us...
A Way to Hide Corporate Data from Hackers
A system that keeps data on corporate computers and mobil...
Why Zapping the Brain Helps Parkinson's Patients
Deep brain stimulation could lead to a more effective, se...
IBM’s Watson Could Make a Knowledgeable Tour Guide
IBM researchers are exploring Watson’s abilities to answe...
Enlightened Spaces
For almost half a century, James Turrell has been working...
The Troll Hunters
A group of journalists and researchers wade into ugly cor...
Paralyzed Again
We have the technology to dramatically increase the indep...
Engadget RSS ...
Russians are using undiscovered exploits to hack the US government
If you've been wondering how Russian cyberattackers could...
ESPN objects to Verizon's flexible FiOS TV plans
You may like Verizon's more flexible FiOS TV packages, bu...
Comcast's gigabit internet hits northern California in June
Comcast is bringing its twice-as-fast-as-Google-Fiber int...
Windows 10's phone maps help you find things to do
To put it mildly, Windows Phone's official mapping option...
Google's 'balloon-powered internet for all' is almost ready
In case you wanted another behind-the-scenes look at how ...
FCC vote clears the way for lower-cost mobile data
Don't look now, but you may soon have more options for mo...
The world as a work of digital art
As curious creatures, we attempt to understand the world ...
Recommended Reading: The problem with Record Store Day
Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing...
Tiny trackpad uses your thumbnail to navigate devices
Several companies are working on eye-tracking tech as a w...
WIRED
While You Were Offline: Star Wars’ New Droid BB-8 Wins the Internet
This week the Star Wars universe introduced us to a new d...
Is There Any Escape From Game of Thrones Spoilers?
HBO's Game of Thrones is on a course to outpace the books...
An Ode to New Horizons
New Horizon's first color picture of Pluto and its moon w...
Oh, Hey, There’s That Batman v Superman Trailer We’ve Been Expecting
After a planned Monday trailer rollout was botched by a l...
An Imperial Officer From Star Wars Faces the Press
Imagine if Grand Moff Tarkin had a publicist. The post An...
Unfriended and Horror’s Long Tradition of Fearing New Tech
Unfriended is just the latest in a long line of internet ...
What Scientists Learned Mapping a Sunken Aircraft Carrier
“The big interesting thing is what happens to these thing...
This New App Wants to Be the iTunes of Smells
This scent-sending phone wants to bring smell to your mus...
Gadget Lab Podcast: There’s a New Mobile OS in Town
The hosts discuss the partnership between Microsoft and C...
Techdirt.
This Week In Techdirt History: April 12th - 18th
Five Years Ago This week in 2010, the move to a new ty...
Awesome Stuff: Smartphone Proximity Locks For Your Car
For this week's awesome stuff, we're trying out a slight...
Bill Introduced To Fix Broken DMCA Anti-Circumvention Rules
It's no secret that the DMCA's section 1201 is extremely ...
DailyDirt: Water, Water, Not Quite Everywhere...
California hasn't seen much rain over the past few years,...
Nevada May Be About To Lose Its Great Anti-SLAPP Law
We've mentioned many times the importance of anti-SLAPP l...
How The DMCA And Anti-Piracy Measures Conspire To Keep Video Games In Their Cultural Place
For those of us that think certain intellectual property...
Details Leak From Inside Putin's 'Humourless And Draconian' Internet Troll Army
With fifteen years under my belt writing about astroturf,...
Daily Deals: Extreme Micro-Drone 2.0 with Camera
Take to the skies with your own drone (why should governm...
Slashdot
Google To Propose QUIC As IETF Standard
As reported by TechCrunch, "Google says it plans to propo...
Joseph Goebbels' Estate Sues Publisher Over Diary Excerpt Royalties
wabrandsma writes with this from The Guardian: The estate...
DOJ Could Nix Comcast-Time Warner Merger
jriding (1076733) writes The Comcast-Time Warner Cable me...
Norway Will Switch Off FM Radio In 2017
New submitter titten writes The Norwegian Ministry of Cul...
Ask Slashdot: What Features Would You Like In a Search Engine?
New submitter nicolas.slusarenko writes Nowadays, there i...
The Upsides of a Surveillance Society
theodp writes Citing the comeuppance of ESPN reporter Bri...
Dutch Prosecutors Launch Criminal Investigation Against Uber For Flouting Ban
An anonymous reader writes Dutch prosecutors have announc...
Resistance To Antibiotics Found In Isolated Amazonian Tribe
sciencehabit writes When scientists first made contact wi...
Rocket Lab Unveils "Electric" Rocket Engine
New submitter Adrian Harvey writes The New Zealand based ...
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