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Google, Cuba Sign Deal Allowing Faster Access To Company"s Data

Google has signed a deal with the Cuban government on Monday that will grant internet users in the Communist-run country quicker access to its branded content. Google plans to install servers on the island that will store a majority of its most popul.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotDec 13th, 2016

Gmail to end ad-targeting email scans

Privacy groups cautiously welcome Google's pledge to end scans of Gmail messages to personalise ads......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News23 min. ago

How Haven Life uses AI, machine learning to spin new life out of long-tail data

Haven Life is leveraging MassMutual's historical data to give instant life insurance approvals. Using AI and machine learning to derive new value from old data could become an enterprise staple......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News30 min. ago

Company builder Entrepreneur First hires ex-Yahoo and Googler as new London head

 EF is announcing a “strengthening and restructuring” of its leadership team as it focuses on scaling its programmes in London and Singapore. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News30 min. ago

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 News30 min. ago

Tech Fix: What’s Changing in Uber’s New App

The company has been dogged by scandal for months. One response: changes to its all-important app......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News47 min. ago

iMac Kaby Lake (2017) review: The iMac’s excellence continues on

It’s been nearly two years since Apple updated the iMac, which may not seem like such a big deal, especially for a desktop computer. So, understandably, if you bought an iMac in the past three or four years, maybe you aren’t looking for a new.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News54 min. ago

A new wireless tower network grows in Africa as YC alum Tizeti raises $2.1 million

 Wireless networking may be getting a high speed boost across Nigeria as YCombinator alumnus Tizeti looks to expand in the region. The company has raised $2.1 million in new financing from a slew of African and American venture firms to continue.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 46 min. ago

Getac Technology holds rosy outlook for 2H17

Ruggedized computing device maker Getac Technology expects consolidated revenues for the second half of 2017 to grow over 20% from the first half, according to company chairman James Hwang......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 14 min. ago

ICRD and ASML sign pact to establish training center in Shanghai

Shanghai Integrated Circuit Research and Development Center (ICRD), a public research consortium dedicated to the advancement of the semiconductor industry in China, and chip-making equipment manufacturer ASML Holding have signed a memorandum of unde.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 14 min. ago

New Maglev Elevator Can Travel Horizontally, Vertically, and Diagonally

An elevator that can move in any direction has been successfully tested by a German company named ThyssenKrupp. An anonymous reader quotes Wired UK: The Multi is the first ropeless lift, built using the same magnetic levitation technology used in Ja.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 14 min. ago

Hyperlane: A special lane for self-driving vehicles

A US company is proposing special lanes on roads purely for self-driving vehicles......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News4 hr. 46 min. ago

2-4-1 Disrupt Berlin tickets released this Thursday

 Alright European startup fans, we’ve got quite the deal for you — we’ll soon be releasing a batch of 50 Disrupt Berlin 2017 tickets at the deeply discounted rate of two for the price of one. Yes, you read that right. This even.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 54 min. ago

Toshiba and the Parable of Flash

Spinning off its flagship NAND flash memory business could help save struggling Toshiba. But 30 years ago the company nearly squandered its leadership role in the flash revolution......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News6 hr. 6 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. 14 min. ago

Article: Recommended Reading: June 26, 2017

eMarketer’s scan of the key developments of the day, plus data to make sense of it all. Today’s topics: YouTube TV expands to more markets; Facebook brings anti-terror effort to UK; and more......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News7 hr. 38 min. ago

Article: Social Media Ads Are Doing Their Job in India

Social media seems to be a useful marketing channel for advertisers in India. Recent data shows that more than 85% of smartphone users in the country click on social media ads......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News7 hr. 38 min. ago

ZF wants Hella to deal to be "easy and open"

The deal, which focuses on radar and camera technology critical to self-driving vehicles, is "three sheets of paper," says ZF CEO Stefan Sommer......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 46 min. ago

Turn your Chromebook into a killer workstation with the best Android apps on Chrome OS

Now that Chrome OS can officially run Android apps, we went ahead and sorted through the Google Play store for the best (and most Chrome OS compatible) Android apps currently available. The post Turn your Chromebook into a killer workstation with the.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 38 min. ago

By July, Verizon will block users from accessing Yahoo & Tumblr using AT&T email addresses

 In a move that’s sure to rattle net neutrality supporters and potentially points to a walled-garden future for TechCrunch’s parent company Oath (and its parent Verizon), Yahoo services and Tumblr (both Oath properties) will no longe.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 22 min. ago

Takata files for bankruptcy, agrees to be acquired by Key Safety

After more than a year of negotiations, Key Safety Systems has reached a deal to acquire Takata for $1.59 billion as part of a prepackaged bankruptcy in the U.S. and Japan......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 22 min. ago