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YouTube adds more rigorous parental controls to its Kids app
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 02:41

Google and YouTube have been struggling with how to let kids watch videos without also exposing them to inappropriate content. Even the YouTube Kids a...

Facebook will not testify at U.S. House hearing on social media
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said Wednesday it has declined an invitation to testify at a U.S. House of Representatives hearing Thursday on fil...

Hasura snares $1.6M seed for developer-focused Kubernetes solution
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 23:49

Kubernetes has gained in popularity quickly over the last 18 months, but like many highly technical solutions it requires a level of expertise many c...

Trump, Apple CEO Cook to talk trade at White House
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 22:48

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will meet with Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook to discuss trade issues on Wednesday as the t...

Microsoft plans version of Windows 10 for devices with limited storage
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 21:40

A smaller, more pared down version of Windows 10 was spotted in the latest Redstone 5 preview build. Microsoft is calling it Windows 10 Lean and it�...

Turning an Amazon Echo Into a Spy Device Only Took Some Clever Coding
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 20:54

Researchers didn't have to hack Amazon's Alexa voice assistant to use it for eavesdropping. They just took advantage of the system in place. Feed: Al...

Children’s Books
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 20:07

Whether choosing books for avid readers or finding titles for reluctant readers, these websites are sure to help. In addition to book reviews, they of...

Challenger bank Starling adds investment service Wealthify to its in-app marketplace
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:05

Starling, the U.K. challenger bank founded by Anne Boden, continues to execute on its “marketplace banking” vision, adding integration wit...

Google overhauls Gmail to lure businesses away from Microsoft
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:51

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google unveiled on Wednesday its first Gmail redesign since 2013, capping what the company says was an expen...

In ZTE Battle, U.S. Suppliers Are Collateral Damage
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:50

(WSJ) American companies that supply chips, antennas and other gear to ZTE Corp.are bracing for a sizable revenue loss...

Real-time developer tool startup Pusher pulls in $8M in Series A funding
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:45

Pusher, the London startup that provides tools and cloud infrastructure for developers to add real-time functionality to their apps, such as push noti...

Catalyst brothers find capital success with $2.4M from True
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:04

Over the past few years, the old language of “customer support” has been supplanted by the new language of “customer success.” In the old mode...

Etleap scores $1.5 million seed to transform how we ingest data
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 11:05

Etleap is a play on words for a common set of data practices: extract, transform and load. The startup is trying to place these activities in a modern...

Facebook removes accounts advertising stolen identities
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:18

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc has removed a number of accounts and pages that advertised and sold social security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and al...

Govt invokes Section 44 to keep NBTC board in place
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 05:43

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has exercised its power under Section 44 to abort the selection of board members for the National Broa...

Bose acquires Andrew Mason’s walking tour startup, Detour
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 04:14

Groupon founder Andrew Mason’s audio tour startup Detour has been sold to Bose. The acquisition, which involves only the software and tour conte...

Amazon Tries a New Delivery Spot: Your Car
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:42

The new service is aimed at anyone who doesn’t want to risk a package being stolen from a porch and can’t receive an order at work. NYT > Technol...

WhatsApp raises minimum age in Europe to 16 ahead of data law change
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:43

LONDON (Reuters) - WhatsApp, the popular messaging service owned by Facebook Inc , is raising its minimum age from 13 to 16 in Europe to help it compl...

YouTube deletes 5 million videos for content violation
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 23:50

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - YouTube, owned by Alphabet Inc's Google , deleted about 5 million videos from its platform for content policy violations in ...

To beat porch thieves, Amazon slips packages in car trunks
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 22:42

(Reuters) - Not content to stop at slipping packages inside customers' front doors, Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday started a new program to deliver packag...

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