Techmeme
September 26, 2016, 10:55 AM

Top News

Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
As insecure IoT devices make large-scale DDoS attacks more potent, the Internet community should work to adopt standards and tools to prevent these attacks  —  John Gilmore, an American entrepreneur and civil libertarian, once famously quipped that “the Internet interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.”
Hollywood Reporter:
California enacts law, effective Jan. 1, 2017, requiring some entertainment sites with paid subscriptions like IMDb to remove actors' age info upon request  —  “On behalf of everyone in the industry who has struggled with age discrimination, whose opportunities to showcase their talent may have been blocked …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
The potential opportunities and pitfalls of Snap's new Spectacles  —  Snapchat is the only company cool enough to possibly dismantle the Google Glass stigma.  Awkward, useless, and a threat to privacy are how many think of computers you wear on your face.  Can Snapchat show off …
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Sex cam site Megacams implements face search using Microsoft facial recognition API to let you “find a live sex doppelganger of someone you know”  —  Welcome to the future, where you can face search for a live sex webcam performer and be served real-life humans to your telescreen …
Reuters:
Sources: accounting software maker BlackLine confidentially filed for an IPO that could value the company at over $1B  —  Accounting software maker BlackLine Inc is preparing for an initial public offering that could value it at more than $1 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
Patrick Holland / CNET:
Alcatel Idol 4s review: good build quality, display, camera; programmable Boom Key to launch apps is a nice idea but lacks polish; OnePlus 3 is a better phone  —  Build and design: The first time anyone picks the Idol 4S up, they have the same reaction, “Oooh!  This is nice."
More: CNET
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Adobe partners with Microsoft to use Azure as ‘preferred solution’ for cloud services  —  ATLANTA, GA. — Technology giants Adobe and Microsoft announced a strategic cloud partnership at Microsoft Ignite on Monday, with each company throwing its weight behind the other in some of the most hotly contested sectors of the industry.

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Financial services industry banks on the Microsoft Cloud  —  Examples of scenarios and solutions companies are implementing to drive their digital transformation.
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:
Zoho Assist teams up with Spiceworks to provide a free remote support tool for IT Pros!  —  Zoho Assist, a remote support and remote access offering from Zoho, has joined hands with Spiceworks, the world's largest community of IT pros.
Worldpay:
Join us on Nov 8th in Burlingame, CA  —  We're leading a panel on the future of web payments with guests Alipay, Samsung Pay and Amex.  Register here.
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 10:55 AM ET, September 26, 2016.

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

Palmer Freeman Luckey / Facebook:
David Ruddock / Android Police: