ANICK JESDANUN / AP · TIME

Time: U.S., U.K. and Australia Ask Facebook Not to Extend Encrypted Messaging Program

October 04, 2019 at 03:12AM (NEW YORK) — U.S. Attorney General William Barr and other U.S., U.K. and Australian officials are pressing Facebook to give authorities a way to read encrypted messages sent by ordinary users, re-igniting tensions between tech companies and law enforcement. Facebook’s WhatsApp already uses so-called end-to-end encryption, which locks up messages… Continue reading Time: U.S., U.K. and Australia Ask Facebook Not to Extend Encrypted Messaging Program

Technology | The Guardian

Microsoft launches Surface Pro X and previews folding phone

October 02, 2019 at 06:37PM Product bonanza includes bigger Surface Laptop 3, Surface Earbuds and updated Surface Pro 7Microsoft has launched the Surface Pro X, a redesigned thin and light two-in-one Windows 10 PC running on custom ARM chips rather than traditional Intel processors, plus the Surface Pro 7 and Surface Laptop 3, and previewed… Continue reading Microsoft launches Surface Pro X and previews folding phone

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A startup factory? $1.2B-exit team launches $65M super{set}

October 02, 2019 at 05:43PM Think Jack Dorsey’s jobs are tough? Well, Tom Chavez is running six startups. He thinks building businesses can be boiled down to science, so today he’s unveiling his laboratory for founding, funding and operating companies. He and his team have already proven they can do it themselves after selling their… Continue reading A startup factory? $1.2B-exit team launches $65M super{set}

Technology | The Guardian

Uber – a Silicon Valley drama: Chips with Everything podcast

September 30, 2019 at 12:00PM Jordan Erica Webber chats to New York Times reporter Mike Isaac about Super Pumped, his new book on the rise and fall of Travis Kalanick Continue reading... Uber – a Silicon Valley drama: Chips with Everything podcast ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Uber – a Silicon Valley drama: Chips… Continue reading Uber – a Silicon Valley drama: Chips with Everything podcast

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Symantec’s Sheila Jordan named to Slack’s board of directors

September 25, 2019 at 09:15PM Workplace collaboration software business Slack (NYSE: WORK) has added Sheila Jordan, a senior vice president and chief information officer of Symantec, as an independent member of its board of directors. The hiring comes three months after the business completed a direct listing on the New York Stock Exchange. Jordan, responsible… Continue reading Symantec’s Sheila Jordan named to Slack’s board of directors

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Time: After a Few Glitches, Samsung’s Folding Phone Finally Hits the U.S.

September 24, 2019 at 02:22AM NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung’s folding phone is finally hitting the U.S. Samsung will start selling the Galaxy Fold, a phone with a screen that folds together like a book, on Friday. There will be an AT&T version as well as an unlocked version sold at Best Buy and Samsung… Continue reading Time: After a Few Glitches, Samsung’s Folding Phone Finally Hits the U.S.

Patrick Lucas Austin · TIME

Time: With Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro, Cameras are the Killer App

September 20, 2019 at 03:31PM Consider the professional, if you will. Complete with demanding career, full schedule, and disheveled hair, they need the best of the best when out and about, ostensibly being a “pro.” That need extends to the tools they use, be it a fast laptop, full-frame camera, or set of razor-sharp knives.… Continue reading Time: With Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro, Cameras are the Killer App

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New Relic launches platform for developers to build custom apps

September 19, 2019 at 02:00PM When Salesforce launched Force.com in 2007 as a place for developers to build applications on top of Salesforce, it was a pivotal moment for the concept of SaaS platforms. Since then, it’s been said that every enterprise SaaS company wants to be a platform play. Today, New Relic achieved that… Continue reading New Relic launches platform for developers to build custom apps

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Google Pixel 4 release date: New phone to be unveiled within weeks as launch event is confirmed

September 17, 2019 at 09:24AM Three new phones could arrive at New York launch event Google Pixel 4 release date: New phone to be unveiled within weeks as launch event is confirmed ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Google Pixel 4 release date: New phone to be unveiled within weeks as launch event is confirmed

BARBARA ORTUTAY / AP · TIME

Time: Facebook Expands the Reach of a Tool That Exposes Users to More Local News

September 13, 2019 at 03:39AM (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook is trying to coax “news deserts” into bloom with the second major expansion of a tool that exposes people to more local news and information. But the social network confesses that it still has a lot to learn. The social media giant said Thursday it is… Continue reading Time: Facebook Expands the Reach of a Tool That Exposes Users to More Local News

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New investment firm wants to change the way we fund early stage companies — from New Hampshire

September 10, 2019 at 02:27PM The three founders of York IE have a vision about how to change the way early stage startups get funding. They have experience shattering norms, having built a successful startup, Dyn, in Manchester, New Hampshire, which is not exactly a hot-bed of startup activity. The founders want to take that… Continue reading New investment firm wants to change the way we fund early stage companies — from New Hampshire

Associated Press · TIME

Time: State Attorneys General Launch Investigations of Facebook and Google

September 06, 2019 at 04:01PM (NEW YORK) — Two bipartisan groups of state attorneys general are launching separate antitrust investigations into Facebook and Google, adding to regulatory scrutiny of two of the world’s largest and most ubiquitous tech companies. New York Attorney General Letitia James, a Democrat, confirmed the Facebook investigation in a news release… Continue reading Time: State Attorneys General Launch Investigations of Facebook and Google

Technology | The Guardian

US states to launch antitrust and privacy inquiries into Facebook and Google

September 06, 2019 at 01:46PM New York state attorney general said bipartisan coalition investigating if Facebook stifled competition and put users at riskDozens of US states are set to launch antitrust and privacy investigations into Facebook and Google as scrutiny of the big tech firms increases in the US.The investigation into Alphabet’s Google unit will… Continue reading US states to launch antitrust and privacy inquiries into Facebook and Google

Matthew Gault · TIME

Time: ‘Control’ Feels Like What Would Happen if David Lynch Made a Video Game

September 05, 2019 at 06:19PM The Oldest House is a maze of concrete and paperwork. It’s a building full of secrets, stuffed top to bottom with government bureaucrats, some of whom are now host to an interdimensional plague. The Oldest House is an office building in the heart of New York City, but it’s also… Continue reading Time: ‘Control’ Feels Like What Would Happen if David Lynch Made a Video Game

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BigID announces $50M Series C investment as privacy takes center stage

September 05, 2019 at 05:00PM It turns out GDPR was just the tip of the privacy iceberg. With California’s privacy law coming on line January 1st and dozens more in various stages of development, it’s clear that governments are taking privacy seriously, which means companies have to as well. New York-startup BigID, which has been… Continue reading BigID announces $50M Series C investment as privacy takes center stage

Technology | The Guardian

YouTube fined $170m for collecting children’s personal data

September 04, 2019 at 03:31PM FTC has fined Google $136m and company will pay an additional $34m to New York state to resolve similar allegationsGoogle’s video site YouTube has been fined $170m to settle allegations it collected children’s personal data without their parents’ consent.The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) fined Google $136m and the company will… Continue reading YouTube fined $170m for collecting children’s personal data

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Time: YouTube Fined $170 Million for Collecting Kids’ Data Without Parental Consent

September 04, 2019 at 03:18PM (WASHINGTON) — Google’s video site YouTube has been fined $170 million to settle allegations it collected children’s personal data without their parents’ consent. The Federal Trade Commission fined Google $136 million and the company will pay an additional $34 million to New York state to resolve similar allegations. The fine… Continue reading Time: YouTube Fined $170 Million for Collecting Kids’ Data Without Parental Consent

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Time: Apple Is Making it Easier to Get Your iPhone Fixed — But There’s a Catch

August 29, 2019 at 05:11PM (NEW YORK) — There may soon be more places to get an Apple-sanctioned fix for a cracked iPhone screen. Apple said Thursday that it will sell tools and parts to independent phone-repair shops in the U.S. and later in other countries. Repairs at these shops, though, will be limited to… Continue reading Time: Apple Is Making it Easier to Get Your iPhone Fixed — But There’s a Catch

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How to move from VP of Sales to CRO with leading exec recruiter David Ives

August 27, 2019 at 08:02PM It wasn’t so long ago that sales meant just showing up with a deck and a smile. These days, it seems that sales leaders almost need a PhD in statistics just to get through the typical day managing a sales funnel. From SQLs and MQLs to NDRR and managing overall… Continue reading How to move from VP of Sales to CRO with leading exec recruiter David Ives

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Axonius, a cybersecurity asset management startup, raises $20M in Series B

August 27, 2019 at 01:00PM Cybersecurity asset management startup Axonius has raised $20 million in its second round of funding this year. Venture capital firm OpenView led the Series B, joining existing investors in bringing $37 million to date following the startup’s $13 million Series A in February. The security startup, founded in 2017, helps… Continue reading Axonius, a cybersecurity asset management startup, raises $20M in Series B

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Walmart and Tesla are going to try and work things out

August 23, 2019 at 10:35PM Walmart came out swinging earlier this week in a lawsuit that accused Tesla of breach of contract and gross negligence over problems with rooftop solar panel systems installed at the retail giant’s stores. Now, just days later, the lawsuit has been placed on hold while the two companies try to… Continue reading Walmart and Tesla are going to try and work things out