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Can data science save social media? – TechCrunch

By | 2018-04-18T23:56:39+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Microsoft|

Bob Ackerman Jr. Contributor Robert Ackerman Jr. is the founder and a managing director of Allegis Capital, an early-stage cybersecurity venture firm, and a founder of DataTribe, a startup “studio” for fledgling cyber startups staffed by former government technology innovators and cybersecurity professionals. More posts by this contributor The Trump team has failed

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Watch SpaceX launch NASA’s new planet-hunting satellite here – TechCrunch

By | 2018-04-19T00:53:41+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Gadgets|

It’s almost time for SpaceX to launch NASA’s TESS, a space telescope that will search for exoplants across nearly the entire night sky. The launch has been delayed more than once already: originally scheduled for March 20, it slipped to April 16 (Monday), then some minor issues pushed it to today — at

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Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6+ CAD-based renders and videos leak

By | 2018-04-19T09:58:56+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: GSM|

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6+ have been leaked today in renders based on CAD schematics. Each model gets a render video as well. These two models should launch soon, as the successors to the Galaxy A5 (2017), further cementing the Korean company's new naming scheme for mid-rangers which uses even numbers

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Johan de Nysschen riffs, quips

By | 2018-04-23T12:35:43+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Automotive News|

Johan de Nysschen, on Cadillac's new naming system, which started with the all-new CT6 luxury sedan: "Every armchair marketing expert has ten opinions to share. Fortunately, I do not determine strategy based on the unfiltered observations of people who do not have a 360-degree understanding of the problem." Photo credit: BLOOMBERG Johan de

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OutVoice makes it dead simple for editors to pay freelancers – TechCrunch

By | 2018-04-19T10:59:45+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Android|

One of the biggest headaches for freelance writers is the need to send an invoice for their work, then wait (and wait, and wait) for payment. Matt Saincome, founder of the punk-themed satirical news site The Hard Times, knows this, which is why he’s launching a new payment product called OutVoice. Saincome said

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Turn right at the Burger King – TechCrunch

By | 2018-04-19T09:56:10+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Android|

Picture this. You’re driving down the street and Google Maps tells you to turn right at the Burger King, instead of telling you to turn right on [insert street name you’ve never heard of]. Well, Google is starting to do this. I noticed this while I was in a Lyft in Washington, D.C.,

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Another day, another $50 million ICO exit scam – TechCrunch

By | 2018-04-19T08:51:26+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Android|

Savedroid, a German company that purportedly raised $50 million in ICO and direct funding, has exited with a bang. The site is currently displaying the above image and the founder — one Dr. Yassin Hankir — has posted a tweet thanking investors and saying “Over and out.” A reverse image search found Hankir’s

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Login With Facebook data hijacked by JavaScript trackers – TechCrunch

By | 2018-04-18T22:13:16+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Facebook|

Facebook confirms to TechCrunch that it’s investigating a security research report that shows Facebook user data can be grabbed by third-party JavaScript trackers embedded on websites using Login With Facebook. The exploit lets these trackers gather a user’s data including name, email address, age range, gender, locale, and profile photo depending on what

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EarthNow promises real-time views of the whole planet from a new satellite constellation – TechCrunch

By | 2018-04-18T21:42:01+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Gadgets|

A new space imaging startup called EarthNow aims to provide not just pictures of the planet on demand, but real-time video anywhere a client desires. Its ambition is matched only by its pedigree: Bill Gates, Intellectual Ventures, Airbus, SoftBank and OneWeb founder Greg Wyler are all backing the play. Its promise is a

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LG V30 finally gets Oreo in Italy, ThinQ AI features too

By | 2018-04-19T08:55:11+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: GSM|

The saga of the update to Android Oreo for LG's V30 continues. It's been many months since the company first released the new software in its home country of Korea, and today this has finally arrived in another market - Italy. LG's Italian arm is proudly boasting about the rollout, which has started

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