A judge in Brazil has ordered Apple and other hosts to remove anonymous app Secret, apparently over fears of anonymous bullying.
In 2007, when I launched my first website, our comment section was central to the product. We scrutinized every detail of it.
It might come as a surprise to liberal-leaning observers, but Microsoft, a corporation known for its efforts toward environmental stability, has been working with the American Legislative Executive Council (ALEC), acting as a member of its Communications and Technology Task Force.
Bad news for Gawker: A judge has agreed that a group of its former unpaid interns are entitled to bring a class action suit over their treatment while working at Nick Denton’s gossip factory.
The word “hypocrite” is so ugly, don’t you think? So much more so than “pragmatist.” In unrelated news, Uber founder Travis Kalanick has further cemented his reputation as a grotesque pragmatist by hiring former Obama advisor David Plouffe as Senior Vice President of Policy and Strategy.
Sure Google loves the almighty algorithm, but does it love it so much that it actually thinks it can have a venture firm without a committed, stable partnership of flesh and blood humans?
Today, the “Hate Reader of Record” (aka the New York Post) published an awful, awful article titled, “Hey, ladies — catcalls are flattering!
When it comes to mobile commerce, the winning formula is KISS (keep it simple, stupid). The more difficult it is to go from intent to discover to purchase, the more likely a consumer is to abandon their transaction.
Last night, the Intercept’s Ryan Devereaux and Lukas Hermsmeier, a reporter for the German newspaper Bild, were among those arrested (or detained, as authorities are calling it) during the escalating protests over Michael Brown’s shooting in Ferguson, MO.
When Lynda.com burst onto the scene in early 2013 with a massive maiden financing round of $103 million, the Carpinteria-based video education startup was a complete unknown to most in the industry.
According to data given to the Wall Street Journal by Twitter, over 7.8 million tweets have mentioned the hashtag #Ferguson since August 9, the day a black teenager named Michael Brown was shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, MO.
Late last month, the tech industry cheered two huge back-to-back investments into India’s fledgling e-commerce sector: India e-tailer Flipkart.com raised $1 billion from global venture capital firms, the largest venture investment ever into an Indian Internet company, and 2014’s second largest investment round after Uber.
On first glance, Twitter and Facebook would seem to have a lot in common. Users follow humans, brands, and media organizations in order to see text, links, photos, and videos posted by these accounts in their feeds.
San Francisco cab drivers have voted to unionize for the first time in over forty years, reports the SF Examiner.
You have to hand it to Julian Assange: When it comes to publicity stunts, he makes PT Barnum look like an also-ran.
The price of bitcoin continues to fall sharply as crypto-bulls scramble to understand the seemingly arbitrary decline.
Last week, I reported that the Jeff Bezos-owned Washington Post had started putting “Buy it now” links in its news stories.
Facebook is an advertiser’s dream. On what other platform are users so ready and willing to provide their age, job, level of college education, marital status, and a host of other personal information that make advertisers lick their chops?
In the latest evidence that corporate and consumer data are constantly under attack, Nashville-based Community Health Systems revealed in August 18 filing with the SEC that 4.5 million patient records were accessed by hackers.