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Microsoft looks to iOS and Android for its path forward in mobile

Microsoft looks to iOS and Android for its path forward in mobile

Between the release of Windows 10 Fall Creators Edition and the announcement of a new Surface Book, today’s Microsoft news was firmly focused on the desktop. But as the company works to build its future…

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Twitter is done with hate symbols and violent groups

Twitter is done with hate symbols and violent groups

Twitter, a platform infested with trolls, hate and abuse, can be one of the worst places on the Internet. As…

Indiegogo is now an e-tailer, too

Indiegogo is now an e-tailer, too

Indiegogo, the nine-year-old, crowdfunding site, is changing things up, it announced today. Not only can startups now raise money through…

Asics is using microwave technology to create custom midsoles in as little as 15 seconds

Asics is using microwave technology to create custom midsoles in as little as 15 seconds

It’s been a fascinating couple of years for high tech sneaker heads, between self-lacing Nikes and Adidas’ experiments with 3D…

Amazon drops David O. Russell show as Weinstein fallout continues

Amazon drops David O. Russell show as Weinstein fallout continues

Amazon said earlier this week that it was reviewing its options around the shows it was producing with The Weinstein…

IGN acquires pay-what-you-want game shop Humble Bundle

IGN acquires pay-what-you-want game shop Humble Bundle

Online media giant IGN has acquired Humble Bundle, the indie games storefront best known for its pay-what-you-want bundles that raise…

Facebook’s ad targeting tools could be a valuable supplement to census data

Facebook’s ad targeting tools could be a valuable supplement to census data

Official census forms are an invaluable source for demographic data throughout the country, but for trends that occur on the…

FastPay acquires media payments company AnchorOps

FastPay acquires media payments company AnchorOps

FastPay has acquired AnchorOps in a deal that brings together two businesses focused on media financing. FastPay’s model revolves around…

Google acqui-hires team at podcast app 60dB, service will shut down next month

Google acqui-hires team at podcast app 60dB, service will shut down next month

Short-form podcast app 60dB will be shutting down next month and its team will be joining Google in an apparent…

VR Mark Zuckerberg discusses how Facebook is using AI to aid the Red Cross in Puerto Rico

VR Mark Zuckerberg discusses how Facebook is using AI to aid the Red Cross in Puerto Rico

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that his company is working with the American Red Cross to target aid efforts…

Australia’s Startmate accelerator announces its most recent class

Australia’s Startmate accelerator announces its most recent class

As the startup tech scene blossoms in Australia, despite challenges like a small pool of local institutional investors and natural…

Google parent Alphabet looks to restore cell service in Puerto Rico with Project Loon balloons

Google parent Alphabet looks to restore cell service in Puerto Rico with Project Loon balloons

The FCC has given approval for Google parent company, Alphabet, to help Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands regain wireless…

Kaspersky hearing with House committee set for late October

Kaspersky hearing with House committee set for late October

In the latest installment of the ongoing saga of Russia-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab and the U.S. government, the company…

At the intersection of technology and private equity

At the intersection of technology and private equity

Rishi Jain is managing director, head of Western Region for Accordion, a private equity financial consulting firm, focused on the…

The hard tech behind Google’s simple Clips camera

The hard tech behind Google’s simple Clips camera

Maybe the biggest surprise of Google’s hardware event today was the launch of Clips, a small stand-alone AI-driven camera that…

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Amazon Studios head Roy Price steps down amid sexual harassment allegations

Amazon Studios head Roy Price steps down amid sexual harassment allegations

Less than a week after being suspended from his gig as the head of Amazon Studios, Roy Price has officially…

7 huge business storylines for this quarter’s earnings season

7 huge business storylines for this quarter’s earnings season

It’s that time of the year again: earnings season. It’s a finance nerd’s dream, but for the rest of the…

Amazon introduces a way for teens to independently shop its site, following parents’ approval

Amazon introduces a way for teens to independently shop its site, following parents’ approval

Amazon today announced a new way for teens to shop its site independently of their parents’ accounts and place their…

Crunch Report | The $199 Oculus Go Standalone Headset

Crunch Report | The $199 Oculus Go Standalone Headset

The new $199 Oculus Go, the California DMV is changing rules for self-driving cars, Amazon’s new way to have your…