Techmeme
July 20, 2015, 10:45 AM

Top News

Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Dating site for cheaters AshleyMadison hacked, data of 37M users potentially compromised  —  Online Cheating Site AshleyMadison Hacked  —  Large caches of data stolen from online cheating site AshleyMadison.com have been posted online by an individual or group that claims to have completely compromised …
Rolfe Winkler / Wall Street Journal:
Shopping site Jet, facing steep losses and looming competition from Amazon, is looking to raise hundreds of millions at a $3B valuation by year end  —  Frenzy Around Shopping Site Jet.com Harks Back to Dot-Com Boom  —  Despite steep losses and looming competition with Amazon.com …
More: PYMNTS.com
Deena Shanker / Quartz:
Online food delivery ordering is about to overtake phone ordering in the US  —  Getting your dinner to your door is now easier than ever, and thanks to the internet, almost no human interaction is required.  —  While phone orders dominated delivery only five years ago …
Re/code:
Once outcasts, three Canadian researchers now lead the deep learning efforts at Google, Facebook and IBM  —  Welcome to the AI Conspiracy: The ‘Canadian Mafia’ Behind Tech's Latest Craze  —  In the late '90s, Tomi Poutanen, a precocious computer whiz from Finland, hoped to do his dissertation …
John Markoff / Edge.org:
John Markoff on slow pace of automation, shorter term bets from VCs and government, future of transportation, AR as the next big platform, more  —  The Next Wave — A Conversation With John Markoff  —  This can't be the end of human evolution.  We have to go someplace else.  —  It's quite remarkable.
Roy Goldenberg / Globes Online:
Microsoft reportedly buying Israeli cloud security startup Adallom for around $320M  —  Microsoft buys Israeli cloud security co Adallom for $320m  —  With its development center in Tel Aviv, the cyber security company has raised $49.5 million to date.  —  Microsoft Inc. (Nasdaq: MSFT) …
Brandon Chester / AnandTech:
Samsung announces 8-inch and 9.7-inch Galaxy Tab S2 tablets with new form factor and 4:3 2048x1536 displays, available in August  —  Samsung Announces The 8.0" and 9.7" Galaxy Tab S2 Tablets  —  Today Samsung announced the Galaxy Tab S2, the followup to last year's Galaxy Tab S tablets.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Uber Says Spain Legal Case Has Been Referred To The European Court Of Justice  —  After a particularly heated period for upstart transportation business Uber in Europe, Uber is going on the regulatory offensive.  Today the company's head of public policy in EMEA, Mark MacGann …
More: Tech.eu
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook Builds A Rough Road Back For Those Booted By Its “Real Name” Policy  —  Process hell and faceless bureaucracy may await those locked out of their accounts — even when they use their legal names.  —  Eveshka Ghost  —  Eveshka Ghost  —  Until recently, Daniel Wilson …

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
The making of Xbox One X  —  Inside the creation of Microsoft's most compact and powerful console yet.
eero:
eero data report  —  Read about trends in connected device adoption, usage patterns and behaviors from 10 major metropolitan areas.
Intercom:
From signed up to satisfied  —  Getting new users is easy; keeping them is hard.  Join Intercom co-founder Des Traynor as he explains how to bridge the gap between a company's initial traction and sustained success.
Zoho:
Ready to digitally sign your HR documents?  Introducing the new Zoho People-Zoho Sign integration  —  We at Zoho People constantly strive to make your HR team's work as efficient as possible.
Worldpay:
Get connected with us  —  We're co-hosting a webinar on the rise of invisible payments in the connected world.  Read more and register here.
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 10:45 AM ET, July 20, 2015.

The most current version of the site as always is available at our home page. To view an earlier snapshot click here and then modify the date indicated.

More News

Earlier Picks

Aileen Lee / TechCrunch: