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Windows 10 privacy settings still worrying European watchdogs

Windows 10 privacy settings still worrying European watchdogs

European Union data protection authorities continue to have privacy-related concerns about Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system, despite the company making some tweaks to privacy settings for users of the OS after criticism and concerns were raised last year. Concerns have…

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Facebook’s new profile photo flags and Zuck’s idea of ‘community’

Facebook’s new profile photo flags and Zuck’s idea of ‘community’

Mark Zuckerberg believes we should be “coming together not just as cities or nations, but also as a global community.”…

EFF: Half of web traffic is now encrypted

EFF: Half of web traffic is now encrypted

Half of the web’s traffic is now encrypted, according to a new report from the EFF released this week. The rights…

Hanging out at Snap’s unremarkable IPO roadshow

Hanging out at Snap’s unremarkable IPO roadshow

One of the remarkable things about the roadshow presentations for hotly-anticipated IPOs — where they’ll make a pitch to investors…

Disrupt NY Startup Battlefield applications are due in a week

Disrupt NY Startup Battlefield applications are due in a week

It takes about 15 minutes to fill out an application for Startup Battlefield and they’re due in a week. Stop…

Snap ad exec Sriram Krishnan leaves, but not why you think

Snap ad exec Sriram Krishnan leaves, but not why you think

Flying from SF to LA every week sucks, and so Sriram Krishnan is leaving a big financial opportunity at Snap to…

Ornithologists are using drones to eavesdrop on songbirds

Ornithologists are using drones to eavesdrop on songbirds

When conservationists put drones to work in field research, they typically function as flying eyes that gather imagery of the habitat…

California congressman proposes an investigation into Trump’s unsecured Android phone

California congressman proposes an investigation into Trump’s unsecured Android phone

Remember the unsecured Android handset that newly minted President Trump gave up, but then apparently didn’t actually give up? Things had…

After Puzder withdraws, Trump names his new pick for labor secretary

After Puzder withdraws, Trump names his new pick for labor secretary

Less than 24 hours after his first pick to head the Department of Labor withdrew his nomination over intense scrutiny of his…

7 reasons why Facebook will autoplay sound despite complaints

7 reasons why Facebook will autoplay sound despite complaints

If you’re freaking out about Facebook starting to autoplay videos with sound by default, at least it won’t pause or…

Startup Battlefield application deadline extended for Disrupt New York

Startup Battlefield application deadline extended for Disrupt New York

Startup life is tough and hectic. You’re busy. We get it. That’s why we extended the Startup Battlefield Applications for TechCrunch…

Why AWS has such a big lead in the cloud

Why AWS has such a big lead in the cloud

When you look at the size of the cloud market, it’s astonishing that AWS is the undisputed leader, and probably…

WTF is lidar?

WTF is lidar?

 Long ago, people believed that the eye emitted invisible rays that struck the world outside, causing it to become visible…

2017 is the year your startup gets funded

2017 is the year your startup gets funded

Nathan Beckord Crunch Network Contributor Nathan Beckord is the CEO of Foundersuite, a venture-backed startup that makes the leading CRM…

Amazon’s Rekognition learns to guess your age

Amazon’s Rekognition learns to guess your age

You know how old you are. You know how old your friends think you are. Heck, you even know how old Microsoft…

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Amazon cites First Amendment protection for Alexa in Arkansas murder case

Amazon cites First Amendment protection for Alexa in Arkansas murder case

Late last year, it was revealed that Amazon’s Echo had become a key piece of evidence in an on-going murder investigation…

Hey Alexa, does this look infected?

Hey Alexa, does this look infected?

 Once you’re done ordering pizza and locking and unlocking your front door, what’s left to do with your Echo? Starting…

What’s next for books?

What’s next for books?

I like Digital Reader editor Nate Hoffelder. He is one of the few bloggers about publishing who doesn’t suck up…

Playment gives companies on-demand workers to analyze data using mobile devices

Playment gives companies on-demand workers to analyze data using mobile devices

Pretty much every company, to some extent, has to power their algorithms with data and machine learning if they’re going…