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Another Executive Leaves Uber, the 3rd Major Departure in a Month

Jeff Jones, the company’s president of ride sharing, had been seen as a possible successor and a useful counterpart to the chief executive, Travis Kalanick......»»

Category: topSource:  nytMar 19th, 2017

LinkedIn’s head of China is leaving the company

 LinkedIn’s head of China, a key figure in the launch of its business in the country in 2014, is leaving at the end of the month, the company has confirmed. Derek Shen, LinkedIn President of China who led the company’s controversial.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News40 min. ago

Amazon Dash Wand review: A home shopping device made for a not-too-distant future

Amazon will sell you groceries, one way or another. Case in point: The day before it announced plans to buy Whole Foods for a cool $13.7 billion, it released Amazon Dash Wand, a small Alexa-powered gadget that will likely be just as integral to th.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 55 min. ago

Pandora co-founder and CEO Tim Westergren will step down according to reports

 Panodora’s chief executive and co-founder Tim Westergren intends to hand over the reins at the company, according to a report in Recode citing people familiar with the company’s plans.  Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 24 min. ago

Transport’s coming upheaval

 Technology is continuously reshaping our relationship with travel, and that change is accelerating to another inflection point. Advances in transportation technology reshape our lives and cities, and how and where we all settle. And American h.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 16 min. ago

SpaceX successfully launches and recovers second Falcon 9 in 48 hours

 SpaceX has succeeded in launching another Falcon 9 into space, this time for client Iridium, a global satellite telecommunications provider. The Iridium-2 mission on Sunday saw a Falcon 9 take off from SpaceX’s Vandenberg Air Force base i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 4 min. ago

How tech companies are recognizing Pride Month

 In the month of June, tech companies celebrated Pride in the best way they know how: small, quirky product updates. With San Francisco and New York’s annual Pride event hitting this weekend, it’s a good time to reflect on just how f.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 55 min. ago

Artificial intelligence genius Andrew Ng has another AI project in the works

Andrew Ng's resume reads like a laundry list of the most impressive achievements in AI technology. It seems safe to assume that Ng's newest venture, known only as deeplearning.ai, won't disappoint.  The post Artificial intelligence genius Andrew Ng.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 32 min. ago

The Uber and the frog

 How the mighty are fallen. Travis Kalanick is out, and Uber has become something of a headless horseman, with no current CEO, COO, CFO, CMO, VP of Engineering, or general counsel. Its alleged valuation has fallen by $18 billion and counting. Ho.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 48 min. ago

eBay will now match Amazon"s, Walmart"s and others" prices on over 50,000 items (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: eBay will now match Amazon's, Walmart's and others' prices on over 50,000 items  —  As Amazon and Walmart continue their battle to become the world's largest retailer, another longtime rival in the e-commer.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Uber is having trouble holding onto its drivers, according to recent data

The bad news just keeps rolling in for Uber. Not only has there been a shakeup at the very top of the company, but the folks who make up the base of the transportation giant also seem to be leaving. We're talking about Uber drivers. The post Uber is.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

"Stack Clash" Linux Flaw Enables Root Access. Patch Now

msm1267 writes: Linux, BSD, Solaris and other open source systems are vulnerable to a local privilege escalation vulnerability known as Stack Clash that allows an attacker to execute code at root. Major Linux and open source distributors made patches.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

5 burning questions Blue Apron’s IPO is about to answer

 Blue Apron will be going public in short order, kicking off the second big major consumer IPO of 2017. It’s nowhere near as big as Snap, but the company at the top end of its IPO pricing will be valued at around $3.2 billion as it looks t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

SpaceX Chalks Up Another Launch, Landing: One More This Weekend

Hawthorne-based SpaceX chalked up yet another successful launch and landing of its Falcon 9 rockets on Friday, sending the BulgariaSat-1 satellite into space from Florida. The company, led by billionaire Elon Musk, is expected to launch a second set.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Bits: Farhad’s and Mike’s Week in Tech: Uber Isn’t Everything

Uber dominated tech headlines this week, but a few other things happened in techland, too......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

The People GoFundMe Leaves Behind

citadrianne shares a report from The Outline: President Donald Trump's proposed budget seeks to slash $54 billion from social services including programs like Medicaid and Meals on Wheels. As these resources dry up, crowdfunding websites will further.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Windows 10 S security brought down by, of course, Word macros

Analysis: Windows 10 S promises many good things. It currently doesn't deliver. Enlarge / The Windows 10 S default wallpaper is a rather attractive simplified version of the Windows 10 default wallpaper. (credit: Microsoft) The major premise j.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Fiat Chrysler tweaks trim levels on 300, Charger and Cherokee

The changes come as FCA seeks to keep consumers interested in what is the oldest product lineup of any major automaker......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Three Men Sentenced Following £2.5m Internet Piracy Case

Three men from the UK have been sentenced after pleading guilty to providing unauthorized access to pirate movies, music, games, and books. The main player, who allegedly made £500,000 over a number of years, was handed a 24 month suspended sentence.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Uber’s Next CEO Has to Face This Huge Challenge

Finding a leader with the vision and persistence of Travis Kalanick will be no easy feat Bradley Tusk, founder of Tusk Ventures who was an advisor to Uber, remembers the first time he met Travis Kalanick more than six years ago. “I’.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Loki Challenges Doctor Strange in Marvel Legacy

The latest round of Marvel Legacy reveals teases a major confrontation between Doctor Strange and Loki......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017