Day: April 13, 2018

Twitter, Vine, Voxer, MessageMe. Facebook has repeatedly cut off competitors from its feature for finding your Facebook friends on their apps…after jumpstarting its own social graph by convincing people to upload their Gmail contacts. Meanwhile, Facebook’s Download Your Information tool merely exports a text list of friends’ names you can’t use elsewhere. As congress considers
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Everything from cryptocurrency to gene sequencing The latest startups to participate in Techstars NYC have spent the past week pitching investors, journalists and the broader New York community. I swung by the accelerator’s new office a few days ago to meet each team. In a two-hour period, I found myself discussing everything from cryptocurrency to kitchen sanitation
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Football Manager will make its debut on Nintendo Switch today, publisher Sega has confirmed. Called Football Manager Touch 2018, this version is reminiscent of the tablet edition of the game in terms of features, though the 3D Match Engine from the mainline series is included too (a first for home consoles).   Thanks to the
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A Vietnamese cryptocurrency company Modern Tech launched an ICO for its Pincoin token, raising $660 million from approximately 32,000 people. The company first ran the Pincoin ICO, promising constant returns to investors, and then launched another token, iFan (a social network token for celebrities). Picoin investors first received cash from their investment and then the
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While companies’ operations become increasingly fragmented into a wide variety of different spots — especially if they exist somewhere in a group of different cloud tools — making sure those operations are still healthy has become more and more critical. And for companies whose lifeblood is directly keeping that software online longer, it’s even more
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The Irish High Court has referred for a second time a legal challenge to Facebook’s EU-US data transfers to Europe’s top court, seeking a preliminary ruling on a series of fundamental questions pertaining to the clash between US mass surveillance law and EU citizens’ fundamental privacy rights. The sustainability of the EU-US Privacy Shield mechanism
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Apple’s iOS 11.3 update is here for your iPhone and iPad, and it expands upon the full list of iOS 11 features that we explain below. iOS 11.3 is a big deal even if you’re not buying the new iPhone X or iPhone 8. Your device may feel like new thanks to several user interface
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