The internet real estate, used for and expanding array of ad formats, is a prime driver of huge quarterly profits for the parent company, Alphabet.
AT&T has told federal regulators it needs the merger to compete with cable companies. But it has acted like a powerhouse in dealings with cities and states.
from iFeeltech IT News Mix4 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/23/technology/att-time-warner-merger-cable-regulation.html?partner=rss&emc=rss
Falcon Northwest is a small company, but small can mean focus and care when it comes to device makers. Falcon’s business is PCs, and specifically Windows machines capable of delivering terrific gaming power in a package that won’t take up an entire closet in your house. The Tiki is a compact gaming tower that uses top quality materials inside and out, and if you’re looking… Read More
from iFeeltech IT News Mix4 https://techcrunch.com/2017/04/23/falcon-northwests-tiki-is-the-sleek-sports-car-of-vr-pcs/?ncid=rss
Uber tracked former users even after they deleted the app from their iPhones, a practice that eventually earned CEO Travis Kalanick a scolding from Apple chief executive Tim Cook, the New York Times reports. Uber is pushing back on the allegations, saying that the tracking is a common industry practice used to prevent fraud and account compromise.
Uber allegedly used a practice called… Read More
from iFeeltech IT News Mix4 https://techcrunch.com/2017/04/23/uber-responds-to-report-that-it-tracked-users-who-deleted-its-app/?ncid=rss
Science itself may be non-partisan. But the March for Science this weekend simply couldn’t be. Demonstrators turned out in an estimated 600 cities around the world to rally for science and its role in policy-making, many tech workers among them. The march was organized after the Trump administration proposed and began to implement steep budget cuts to federal science agencies in the… Read More
from iFeeltech IT News Mix4 https://techcrunch.com/2017/04/23/why-tech-workers-showed-up-to-march-for-science/?ncid=rss
Travis Kalanick’s drive to win in life has led to a pattern of risk-taking that has put his ride-hailing company on the brink of implosion.
Goshen has a small stack of papers sitting on a table beside him, should he need to consult any notes. He never actually looks over, however. After months of behind the scenes meetings, he’s got the company’s new line down, pat. His voice rarely raises above a whisper during our conversation, but he speaks thoughtfully and pragmatically. He speaks of a company that’s humbled.… Read More
from iFeeltech IT News Mix4 https://techcrunch.com/2017/04/23/makerbot-ceo-interview/?ncid=rss
Anyone who thinks paper books are dead has never been in a Barcelona bookshop the day before Sant Jordi. The Patron Saint festival is Catalunya’s equivalent of Valentine’s day. But as well as giving long-stemmed red roses people give books. Lots and lots of books. Some €20 million worth of books are sold (gifted) on the day itself. Read More
from iFeeltech IT News Mix4 https://techcrunch.com/2017/04/23/books-and-roses/?ncid=rss
Farmdrop, a farmer-friendly online grocery platform based in the U.K., has raised £7 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is Atomico, the London VC fund founded by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström. Read More
from iFeeltech IT News Mix4 https://techcrunch.com/2017/04/23/farmdrop/?ncid=rss
Think you know your racial background? A communications studies project involving ancestry DNA testing has led to interesting conversations on identity.
from iFeeltech IT News Mix4 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/23/us/dna-ancestry-race-identity.html?partner=rss&emc=rss