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Crunch Report | Uber Agrees to 20 Years of Privacy Audits

Crunch Report | Uber Agrees to 20 Years of Privacy Audits

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Yesterday’s “plastics” are today’s crypto tokens

Yesterday’s “plastics” are today’s crypto tokens

If the Braddocks were throwing a pool party today, their son Ben wouldn’t be contemplating a career in plastics; he’d…

Former GE CEO Jeff Immelt close to becoming Uber’s CEO

Former GE CEO Jeff Immelt close to becoming Uber’s CEO

The long and dramatic process for naming a new Uber CEO may be coming closer to an end. First reported…

A Tesla owner shows his 97-year-old Grandpa a car from the future

A Tesla owner shows his 97-year-old Grandpa a car from the future

Zac Carmi showed his 97-year-old grandfather his Tesla. His grandpa was pretty impressed. You can watch video of the adorable…

“Airbnb-for-boats” startup Boatsetter buys competitor Boatbound

“Airbnb-for-boats” startup Boatsetter buys competitor Boatbound

You don’t have to be rich or T-Pain to be “on a boat”. You can rent one plus a captain…

Google acquires AIMatter, maker of the Fabby computer vision app

Google acquires AIMatter, maker of the Fabby computer vision app

Computer vision — the branch of artificial intelligence that lets computers “see” and process images like humans do (and, actually,…

FCC’s favors for Sinclair are the natural byproduct of a pro-industry agenda

FCC’s favors for Sinclair are the natural byproduct of a pro-industry agenda

Several Representatives are asking for an official explanation for why so many of the FCC’s actions seem to benefit Sinclair…

Discord shuts down alt-right server and accounts for ToS violations

Discord shuts down alt-right server and accounts for ToS violations

Popular voice chat platform Discord has shut down several servers and accounts associated with the alt-right for violations of the…

Why AI is now at the heart of our innovation economy

Why AI is now at the heart of our innovation economy

Andrew Keen is the author of three books: Cult of the Amateur, Digital Vertigo and The Internet Is Not The…

Amazon is refunding purchases of unverifiable eclipse eyewear

Amazon is refunding purchases of unverifiable eclipse eyewear

Amazon is issuing refunds for those who’ve purchased possibly fake solar eclipse glasses on the site in anticipation of this…

Machine learning can tell if you’re wearing swap-meet Louie

Machine learning can tell if you’re wearing swap-meet Louie

A wise man once said “The hat mighta had a L V on the back but at the swap meet…

Amazon could start selling event tickets in the U.S.

Amazon could start selling event tickets in the U.S.

Amazon might get into event ticket sales, according to a new report from Reuters. The commerce giant has eyed the…

NBCUniversal is shutting down Seeso, its streaming service for comedy fans

NBCUniversal is shutting down Seeso, its streaming service for comedy fans

Subscription streaming service Seeso will be shutting down later this year. The NBCUniversal-owned service made the announcement today on Facebook. It…

Welltory packs a lot of science into its app to measure your stress levels

Welltory packs a lot of science into its app to measure your stress levels

There’s a lot of talk about the quantified self, but one of the grey areas remains working out your levels…

Alphabet expands in Africa

Alphabet expands in Africa

Google is expanding its Africa initiatives, on the back of CEO Sundar Pichai’s recent trip to Nigeria. While visiting Lagos,…

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Amazon expands program that pays Alexa developers for top-performing voice apps

Amazon expands program that pays Alexa developers for top-performing voice apps

Amazon today announced a new program that gives developers a way to earn money for their Alexa skills – the…

Crunch Report | Apple Spending $1 Billion on Original Content

Crunch Report | Apple Spending $1 Billion on Original Content

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Amazon opens up access to developer tools for adding Alexa to commercial products

Amazon opens up access to developer tools for adding Alexa to commercial products

Amazon wants to make its virtual assistant Alexa available on more devices, instead of just its own hardware. To that…

Amazon’s private label business is booming thanks to device sales, expanded fashion lines

Amazon’s private label business is booming thanks to device sales, expanded fashion lines

Amazon has been doubling down on its private label business in recent months, though many of its own brands aren’t…