Allen de la Cruz

New York City, Boston
Software Consulting - platform integrations, user engagement and monetization
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With an Eye on Its New Streaming Service, HBO Will Show a Daily Vice Newscast
No start date was given for the new half-hour program fro...
Bits Blog: New Google C.F.O. Gets $70 Million Pay Package (and $7,500 to Move)
Ruth Porat, Google’s new financial chief, will join the s...
Bits Blog: Facebook Sees Oculus Virtual Reality Headsets Shipping This Year
Michael Schroepfer, Facebook’s vice president of engineer...
Citigroup Report Chides Law Firms for Silence on Hackings
The report said the reluctance of most law firms to publi...
Bits Blog: With Chosen, ‘American Idol’ Meets YouTube Meets Mobile Devices
On the new app Chosen, would-be stars upload videos of th...
Bits Blog: A First Look at the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge
Everything about the new phones seems designed to convey ...
Disruptions: 10%? 20%? Apps Are Changing How We Tip
Payment apps are forcing customers to make a new and diff...
Bits Blog: Lyft Adds Profiles to Make Ride Sharing More Personalized
Lyft is adding user profiles of passengers and drivers to...
Ars Technica
Nintendo’s physical DLC: Supply-limited toy needed for new gameplay puzzles
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker mode moves beyond usual Am...
Noose around Internet’s TLS system tightens with 2 new decryption attacks
Exploits pluck passwords and other sensitive data out of ...
Salesforce abandons all future Indiana plans following passage of SB 101
Urges other IN tech companies to follow suit; Gen Con CEO...
German pro basketball team relegated to lower division due to Windows update
Paderborn general manager: "This entire issue has nothing...
Liveblog (12p EST, Friday): Robots, smart factories, and the Internet of… stuff
Ars takes your questions about robots, smart machines, an...
PayPal agrees to pay $7.7 million for alleged sanctions violations
Treasury says it processed payments for a black-market nu...
Gallery: The bicoastal industrial tech labs road show (with robots!)
A visual travelog of the Ars San Ramon-Schenectady Intern...
Colliding galaxy clusters offer strongest case yet for dark matter
Observations cannot be explained without the existence of...
Australian government minister: Dodge new data retention law like this
Is this the first law to make warrant canaries illegal?
TechCrunch
CloudSolar Helps Renewable Energy Fans Who Can’t Install Their Own Solar Panels
 Solar panels are becoming increasing affordable, bu...
Reach Your Customers Through The Subconscious
 Consider a scene that happens a billion times a day...
Beyond The Maquiladora: A Look At Mexico’s Startup Scene
 If Mexico is indeed in the process of building the ...
Facebook Launches 3 New Open-Source Tools For Android Developers
 Most of Facebook’s announcements at its F8 de...
Sources: Magic Is Raising $12M From Sequoia At A $40M Valuation
 Magic, an SMS-based on-demand delivery service that...
Fantasical 2 Makes Your Cal Fantastic-er
 Fanatical Fantastical users rejoice! The app, which...
Internet Of Things Accelerator Seamless Opens Doors In Michigan
 The West Coast of Michigan is a haven for industria...
This Week On The TechCrunch Bitcoin Podcast: Poker, BitPay And Growth
 Hello friends and welcome back to another episode o...
Lifehacker
The Ocean Waves Home Screen
It may still be chilly in most parts of the country, but ...
The Best Dried Herbs to Substitute for Fresh
When it comes to cooking, fresh herbs will almost always ...
Pistats.io Tracks Your Uber and Lyft Spending, Miles, and Travel Time
Uber and Lyft are pretty convenient when it comes to driv...
"Leave Yourself Wanting More"
You might like to push yourself in different aspects of y...
How to Improve Your Running After a Bad Marathon
The marathon is a fickle beast: at 26.2 miles, the potent...
Discuss Your Intent Before Content When Disagreeing with Your Boss
Disagreeing with you boss is difficult territory to wande...
Amazon's Unlimited Everything Plan Makes Cloud Storage Super Cheap
Amazon launched a couple of new plans for its Amazon Clou...
Tightly Roll Pillows and Secure them with Rubber Bands Before Washing
Your pillow is probably disgusting, which means it's time...
CNN.com - ...
Livestream your life with this new app
If you haven't yet been asked by friends or co-workers to...
NASA's Mars rover celebrates milestone
NASA's long-serving Mars rover Opportunity set a signific...
Fighting cancer and Ebola with nanoparticles
Nanotechnology research could bring us the next big break...
New book softens image of Apple's Steve Jobs
A new book, "Becoming Steve Jobs," is presenting a gentle...
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Single-Dose Cures for Malaria, Other Diseases
A leading researcher issues a call for pills that deliver...
Bracing for the Data Deluge
Michael Stonebraker helped invent technology that put dat...
Amazon Robot Contest May Accelerate Warehouse Automation
Robots will use the latest computer-vision and machine-le...
Survival in the Age of Spotify
Two rock musicians find flaws—and hope—in a book that sug...
Love of Labor
Automation makes things easier, whether it’s on the facto...
Technology and Persuasion
Persuasive technologies surround us, and they’re growing ...
Reality Check: Comparing HoloLens and Magic Leap
After trying demos of Magic Leap and HoloLens, it’s clear...
High-Resolution 3-D Scans Built from Drone Photos
A drone spent hours swarming around Rio’s iconic Christ s...
Virtual Reality Advertisements Get in Your Face
Some companies see virtual and augmented reality as a way...
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Police stations are becoming common Craigslist meetup locations
A good rule of thumb when meeting strangers off of Craigs...
Xbox One is finally getting voice messages
Among the many improvements of moving to a new console ge...
Great, now 3D printed rifles can fire 7.62mm NATO rounds
In 2013, Defense Distributed created the world's first 3D...
Nigerian telecoms to face jail time over shoddy cell service
Nigeria's Consumer Protection Council (CPC), with the bac...
Google brings data compression from mobile Chrome to PCs
Google has offered an option to reduce the amount of data...
Amazon Cloud Drive now stores unlimited files for $60 per year
Amazon thinks it has a way to entice you away from the li...
Google will fix Chrome's scrolling with Microsoft's help
Smoother scrolling is coming to Chrome, as Google will in...
Nine indie developers on the secret to making multiplayer magic
Ten years ago, multiplayer-only games went through a seve...
Beatport's streaming service for dance music arrives on iOS and Android
There are more music streaming apps than the world needs....
WIRED
What Happens When Apple Buys a Company You Depend On
Acquisitions can leave companies that depended on the sof...
Dragonflies: Masters of Air and Water
A new book on dragonflies showcases photos of these flyin...
Privacy Critics Go 0-2 With Congress’ Cybersecurity Bills
Over the last month, privacy advocates have slammed the C...
Top Gear Shouldn’t Go on Without Jeremy Clarkson
Jeremy Clarkson was fired from Top Gear. Here's what we t...
It’s Remarkably Easy to Lock a Pilot Out of the Cockpit
The cockpit door appears to have worked exactly as it was...
A Navy Diving Suit That Recycles Wasted Oxygen and Helium
The US Navy has developed a prototype diving device that ...
The Germanwings Investigation So Far Is Hardly Conclusive
The news coming today from French prosecutor Brice Robin ...
The Internet of Making Things
Smart, Internet-connected “things” are showing up everywh...
Review: Oliso Smart Hub & Top Sous Vide System
Is the Oliso for everybody? No, but if you’re one of the ...
Techdirt.
DailyDirt: Flying With The Greatest Of Ease
Airplanes have been commonplace for quite some time now, ...
Dangerously Underpowered NSA Begging Legislators For Permission To Go To Cyberwar
Cyber-this and cyber-that. That's all the government want...
Free Speech, Censorship, Moderation And Community: The Copia Discussion
As I noted earlier this week, at the launch of the Copia ...
New York Legislators Seeking A 'Right To Repair' Law For Electronic Devices
Well, this is (potentially) good news. New York is going ...
Daily Deals: Cyber Security Developer Course Bundle
Today's Daily Deal focuses on 88% off of the Cyber Securi...
Bad Copyright Laws Scaring Off Necessary Investment In New Digital Platforms
For many years, we've noted that while some in the legacy...
Slashdot
Millennial Tech Workers Losing Ground In US
Nerval's Lobster writes Millennial tech workers are enter...
Win Or Lose, Discrimination Suit Is Having an Effect On Silicon Valley
SpzToid sends word that the Ellen Pao vs. Kleiner Perkins...
GAO Denied Access To Webb Telescope Workers By Northrop Grumman
schwit1 writes In a report as well as at House hearings t...
PayPal To Pay $7.7 Million For Sanctions Violations
jfruh writes PayPal may not be a bank, but it's still leg...
Australia Passes Mandatory Data Retention Law
Bismillah writes Opposition from the Green Party and inde...
Micron and Intel Announce 3D NAND Flash Co-Development To Push SSDs Past 10TB
MojoKid writes Both Micron and Intel noted in a release t...
Generate Memorizable Passphrases That Even the NSA Can't Guess
HughPickens.com writes Micah Lee writes at The Intercept ...
'Bar Mitzvah Attack' Plagues SSL/TLS Encryption
ancientribe writes Once again, SSL/TLS encryption is gett...
MIT Debuts Integer Overflow Debugger
msm1267 writes Students from M.I.T. have devised a new an...
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