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Recent revelations that Uber stored a sensitive database key on a publicly accessible GitHub page generated its share of amazement and outrage. Some …Security
”Think of Chew as the ‘Twitch.tv for DJs’,” says Chew co-founder Wil Benton. “It’s a platform where DJs can learn from one another, enjoy each other’s music and share it with the world.”
Benton’s reference to Twitch.tv — the hugely popular site where gamers share a video stream of their video game …Revolution
In January Netflix, the online video streaming site, used its quarterly letter to shareholders (pdf) to take aim at a rival. Not premium pay TV channel HBO, with which it is locked in an increasingly bitter battle for the best shows and movies; nor cable provider Comcast, with which it has …Netflix
It’s 2020, and you’ve signed up for a weight-loss program. You’re alone on a Saturday night because your significant other is out of town, none of your friends are available to catch a flick at the theatre, and a pizza is sounding pretty good. You Google the address for your favorite joint and walk …Persuasion
Aereo officially died last week. Eight months after losing its legal battle with television networks, the failed watch-TV-on-the-Internet startup held an auction for its assets. One of the notable purchases was its trademarks and customer list, which went to TiVo for $2 Million. What could TiVo do …TiVo
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Google just paid $25 million for exclusive rights to the ".app" top-level web domain.
Google decided to apply for new top-level …Google
U.S. regulators proposed long-awaited rules this week that would lift a virtual ban on commercial drones likely next year, but some of the world’s biggest companies already have been benefitting from the devices.
Mining giants Rio Tinto PLC and Barrick Gold Corp. have used drones to map their mines …Drones
After a design theft in China and amid a growing market, how the tree-tent company Tentsile is making waves in camping and ecotourism.
Alex Shirley-Smith was a tree house architect. In 2013, fed up with designing custom-made suspended abodes that bordered on the extravagant for his wealthy …Camping
Facebook today announced it paid out $1.3 million to 321 security researchers around the world in 2014 as part of its bug bounty program. The company has now given over $3 million in rewards since launching the program back in August 2011.
Yet 2014’s figure is actually lower than the year before: …Facebook
Patrick HogeReporter- San Francisco Business TimesEmail | Google+ | Twitter | LinkedIn
The reputation of Palo Alto image search technology …Security
Police in Paris yesterday detained three Al Jazeera journalists on charges of flying a drone without a license, marking the latest development in what's been a bizarre week for a city still reeling from last month's terrorist attacks. The arrests come amid growing anxiety surrounding unauthorized …Paris
In the run-up to Midem 2015, we’ll be featuring a select crew of up-and-coming label executives, sharing their views on how the industry is changing …Marketing
Celia AmpelReporter- South Florida Business JournalEmail | Twitter | Facebook
On paper, Rachel Zietz didn't seem out of place among the …Entrepreneurship
Daniel Fine, founder and CEO of Dosed, reflects,“My younger brother and Dosed co-founder, Jake, was diagnosed with diabetes when he was 7 years old (he’s now 18). When I was 11, we co-founded Team Brotherly Love with the motto ‘Saving Lives and Finding a Cure’ for those with Type-1. To date, we’ve …Entrepreneurship
It’s no secret that the media industry has been high on the list of businesses that have been disrupted by the Internet and is struggling to find a new footing.
For a few years, things appeared to be settling down a bit, as the music, written word, and video businesses seemed to be on promising …Media
Many X-rated Blogger accounts might cease to exist in the near future, as Google will no longer allow anyone to post sexually explicit or nude videos and images starting on March 23rd, 2015. It doesn't end there, though: Mountain View also wants old account owners to delete any content that …Google
Whether you are expecting a vegetarian guest or just want to mix up your family's dinner routine, you'll wow everyone with these meatless meals.
1. White Bean Ragout
A quick ragout of white beans, sweet cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs in a robustly flavored broth makes a satisfying vegetarian main …Vegetarianism
Messaging is the center of mobile. Snapchat is raising at around a $20 billion valuation. And no one cares who owns apps. On February 19, 2014, we didn’t know any of these things for sure. So when Facebook announced it would pay $19 billion to acquire WhatsApp — an app most American pundits had …Facebook
A MONTH ago, I felt that I was in good health, even robust health. At 81, I still swim a mile a day. But my luck has run out — a few weeks ago I learned that I have multiple metastases in the liver. Nine years ago it was discovered that I had a rare tumor of the eye, an ocular melanoma. Although …Oliver Sacks
I used to listen to a lot of music, during my morning commute to work, again on the return home and at other times throughout the day. There is nothing wrong with listening to music, but it wasn’t helping me to become a better business owner. I wasn’t more productive and I wasn’t gaining any …Podcasting
When people think of IoT technology they usually think of silicon based sensors made by semiconductor companies. These types of sensors can be found tracking data on airplane engines, wind turbines, medical devices, and many more internet connected devices. The problem with silicon based sensors is …Willpower
The FAA appears poised to release regulations that will impose a minimal burden on businesses, paving the way for integration of drones into the national airspace. Information about the forthcoming regulations is contained in an inadvertently published document that appears to be an FAA economic …Drones
Obama wants companies to share cyberthreat data with the federal government and each other, only most industry heavyweights aren't interested.
Today President Obama spoke at Stanford University at the Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection. In a wide-ranging conference, which touched on …Facebook
While video-games like Minecraft develop all kinds of skills, parents can sometimes want a distraction from the screens. These five books not only get Minecraft addicts reading, but create a context in which parents and children can discuss the game.
Kids love talking about their favourite hobby but …Kids
I'm excited about the upcoming world of privatized space flight. I think it will enable all sorts of innovations and explorations where NASA has cut …Public Domain
On Friday, Apple CEO Tim Cook is attending a White House cybersecurity summit, where he's expected to discuss whether Apple's encryption policies are aiding criminals.
But he may be the only major tech CEO to attend. According to a report from Bloomberg, Mark Zuckerberg, Marissa Mayer, Larry Page, …Marissa Mayer
We’ve written before in this blog about high-end homes that get major tax breaks due to their historic nature. Earlier this week, we told you about a nearly $10-million 1904 Pac Heights listing that qualifies for thousands in property tax savings and last month there was a $25 million estate in Los …Frank Lloyd Wright
Your Etsy shop is cute and all, but Taylor Swift is coming for you.
If you're thinking of DIY'ing up some cute Taylor Swift-themed gift ideas for your Etsy shop, you might want to pump your brakes. The pop star turned intellectual property warrior may still be awaiting approval on her latest list of …Taylor Swift