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 Street Scene: Praise for Cook Coming Out From Someone Who Did
David Geffen, the 71-year-old Hollywood mogul, was one of...
State of the Art: Amazon’s Grand Design in Devices
The overall strategy behind the retailer’s hardware lineu...
Tim Cook’s Disclosure That He’s Gay Garners Sweeping Praise
Apple’s chief executive was hailed by top executives, inc...
Room for Debate: Hacking Sexism in Tech
What can be done to eliminate both subtle and blatant dis...
Apple’s Tim Cook Says He Is ‘Proud to Be Gay’
Mr. Cook, Apple’s chief executive, became by far the most...
In the Slow Lane: Why the U.S. Has Fallen Behind in Internet Speed and Affordability
The lack of competition in the U.S. broadband industry co...
Tim Cook, Apple’s C.E.O., Says He Is Proud to Be Gay
The public declaration by the chief of Apple, in an essay...
Gadgetwise: The Latest Flipboard Serves Up the News and Some Surprises
The latest version of the Flipboard tablet magazine offer...
Microsoft Jumps Into the Growing Market for Wearable Fitness Technology
Microsoft is joining the companies who see wearables as a...
Ars Technica
Learn inflationary cosmology from the guy who invented it
Alan Guth is teaching a live master class via the World S...
Nintendo wants to watch you sleep… for science!
Forthcoming touchless sensor kicks off Nintendo's new "qu...
IRS determined to get EA founder Hawkins to pay millions in back taxes
Feds claim he maintained lavish lifestyle instead of payi...
Researchers evolve a molecule that flips the orientation of life
A right-handed molecule can only copy left-handed ones.
UNITE live: How virtual reality is changing medicine, space exploration
Join our panel of experts at 1pm ET to discuss virtual re...
Verizon Wireless to pay back customers allegedly billed for free calls
$64M settlement covers allegations from 2002-2006—lawyers...
Zuckerberg sees “50 to 100 million” Oculus units sold in next decade
Facebook head envisions long-term path to VR becoming "a ...
Anita Sarkeesian goes on Colbert. You’ll totally believe what happens next
"Why not just have a separate game? Have separate but equ...
Scare your neighbors with a spooky Halloween network name
Here's how to give (or at least try to give) your network...
TechCrunch
Our New Show “Built in Brooklyn” Takes You Inside Brooklyn Startups
 We’re announcing a new TechCrunch TV show cal...
LinkedIn Q3 Beats The Street, Sales Of $568M, EPS $0.52
 In a quarter that has seen a mixed set of results f...
Groupon Q3 Beats The Street On Sales Of $757.1M, EPS Of $0.03
 Still pushing hard on its strategy to be more than ...
Autodesk Invests $100 Million Toward The First 3D Printing Fund
 Autodesk is opening a $100 million 3D printing fund...
University Beyond Raises $300K Seed To Hook Up Brands And College Kids
 Plenty of companies are looking to give brands and ...
Immediately Is An Email App For Sales Reps That Tracks When Messages Are Read
 SquareOne, an email startup that launched its iOS a...
Sunset Overdrive Review: A Genuinely Fun Game, Once You Get Past First Impressions
 Microsoft’s console exclusives are arguably w...
Google’s New Bookmarking Service, Previously Called Stars, Has Gone Live
 Google Stars, the long-rumored bookmarking service ...
NaturalCycles Expands Its Contraception App Subscription Service In Europe
 Swiss founded startup NaturalCycle, which has been ...
Lifehacker
What Is On Netflix? Uses Rotten Tomatoes and IMDB to Help Pick a Movie
Picking a movie to watch on Netflix is often pretty hard...
What Are Your Login Apps?
Setting an app to launch at login is like committing to ...
Five Best Battery Chargers
Your nominations are fully charged and now it's time t...
Make Poached Eggs for a Crowd with the Help of a Strainer Basket
Have a brunch party planned or just cooking breakfast fo...
This Calculator Shows How Long It Will Take to Save a Million Dollars
With consistent savings and (hopefully) a decent interes...
Fall Back: Set Your Clocks Back One Hour on Sunday for Some Reason
Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 AM this Sunday, at which ...
Can You Count On A Salesperson's "Expert" Advice?
You buy a truck to pull your boat trailer and specifical...
Halloween Candy, Ranked by Healthiness
Candy and "healthy" don't really go together, but some ca...
How to Build a Computer: The Complete Guide
Building a computer from scratch gives you the perfect ...
CNN.com - ...
Wearable tech to hack your brain
The technology sounds simultaneously fake and dangerous: ...
The dark world of online harassment
For the past 25 years, the Web has opened up unprecedente...
Facebook brings back the anonymous chatroom
Remember in the late '90s when you would kill time in AOL...
Can the web predict the future?
From drone wars to cosmic theories, long-term bets take t...
Prepaid smart meters outwit Africa's power thieves
One company says smart meters may hold the answers to the...
Twitch bans nude, suggestive gaming
Looks like it's a bad time to be sexing up your publicly ...
New app helps flag suicidal tweets
Suicide prevention organization Samaritans launched a fre...
Can a robot make us LOL?
It's got no heart, brain, or comedic timing -- But can a ...
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Will a Breakthrough Solar Technology See the Light of Day?
A startup that might have a record-breaking solar cell is...
A Credit Card Terminal That Takes Apps
A former head of Google Wallet rolls out a “smart” termin...
Alert! Websites Will Soon Start Pushing App-Style Notifications
A new feature of most browsers will let them issue alerts...
Your Retirement May Include a Robot Helper
As industrial robots become more capable, they could star...
China’s Growing Bets on GMOs
New technology and large government research initiatives ...
Voice Recognition for the Internet of Things
With natural-language processing aided by crowdsourced da...
China’s GMO Stockpile
With its world-leading research investments and vast size...
The Quest to Put More Reality in Virtual Reality
The inventor of Second Life has spent 15 years chasing th...
Technology and Inequality
The disparity between the rich and everyone else is large...
Engadget RSS ...
I typed my entire BlackBerry Passport review on the phone's tiny keyboard
Apparently I'm a masochist. That's an odd way to begin ...
Tell us how you really feel about the iPhone 6 Plus and Galaxy Note 4
Sure, smartphones have been getting larger and larger ev...
Vudu lends its on-demand streaming library to TiVo devices
TiVo owners who enjoy doing more than just recording TV ...
TalkTalk to join the exclusive 'quad-play' club... sort of
Earlier this year, Virgin Media became the UK's first 'q...
James Cameron thinks current VR technology is 'a yawn'
Coming from the man who created Terminator and Avatar, t...
Netflix is coming to BT TV YouView boxes
BT today announced its second quarter financial results,...
Crash test dummies are getting fatter to better represent humanity
Did you know that if you're on the hefty side, you're 78...
MSI's latest gaming laptop packs a mechanical keyboard
Using a laptop for gaming usually means making a few sac...
Gold Moto 360 makes a brief appearance at Amazon
When it comes to jewelry, some folks prefer gold to silv...
WIRED
Nintendo’s New Health Device Listens to You Sleep
Nintendo's first entry into the "quality of life" busines...
Digital Innovation and the Future of Storytelling: A New Golden Age?
The media world was taken by surprise when HBO — an...
Fiat Is Selling Ferrari. What’s the Worst That Could Happen?
Brand aficionados (including us) are concerned about what...
The Best Thing About Microsoft’s Health Tracker Is That It’s Cross-Platform
Microsoft has been working on its own health tracking ser...
Five Ways to Move Your Big Data Projects Into the Cloud
As the cloud goes mainstream, the technology wi...
Happy Arachtober: Spider Cthulhu
Hey, spiders are just trying to make a living. Sometimes ...
This App Uses Your Neighbors’ Phones to Find Your Lost Pet
Pawscout's connected pet ID tag and free app will help yo...
The Invention of the Equals Sign
The use of ‘=’ to mean ‘equals’ i...
Sneaky Jays Look and Listen to Steal From Others
In a new study, Rachael Shaw, of Victoria University of W...
Techdirt.
Both Comcast And Verizon Agree To Pay Millions To Settle Overbilling Claims
The big broadband players keep trying to tell us (and pol...
Pizzeria Attempts To Trademark The Flavor Of Pizza. Yes, Seriously.
Trademark, while generally one of the better forms of int...
Journalists Need A Point Of View If They Want To Stay Relevant
This article is republished from The Conversation under ...
Slashdot
Pirate Bay Founder Gottfrid Warg Faces Danish Jail Time
Hammeh writes BBC news reports that Pirate Bay co-founder...
First Detailed Data Analysis Shows Exactly How Comcast Jammed Netflix
An anonymous reader writes John Oliver calls it "cable co...
How Apple Watch Is Really a Regression In Watchmaking
Nerval's Lobster writes Apple design chief Jony Ive has s...
A Mixed Review For CBS's "All Access" Online Video Streaming
lpress writes I tested CBS All Access video streaming. It...
Tim Cook: "I'm Proud To Be Gay"
An anonymous reader writes Apple CEO Tim Cook has publicl...
Slashdot Asks: Appropriate Place For Free / Open Source Software Artifacts?
A friend of mine who buys and sells used books, movies, e...
Hacking Team Manuals: Sobering Reminder That Privacy is Elusive
Advocatus Diaboli writes with a selection from The Interc...
Cutting the Cord? Time Warner Loses 184,000 TV Subscribers In One Quarter
Mr D from 63 (3395377) writes Time Warner Cable's results...
Drupal Warns Users of Mass, Automated Attacks On Critical Flaw
Trailrunner7 writes The maintainers of the Drupal content...
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