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Michael Corkery / New York Times:
Major US banks increasingly using fingerprints and eye/voice scans for passwords to avoid data breaches   —  The banking password may be about to expire — forever.  —  Some of the nation's largest banks, acknowledging that traditional passwords are either too cumbersome or no longer secure …
Jun 23, 2016, 6:25 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Tech companies worry that Britain leaving the EU could negatively affect European tech policy, data handling, and hiring   —  Differing national attitudes to regulation color firms' views on doing business after a possible fracture  —  Microsoft Corp. was for a decade pursued …
Jun 22, 2016, 3:35 PMIn context
Leena Rao / Fortune:
How PayPal is trying to catch up in digital payments space after losing ground under eBay   —  After a lost decade, the newly independent company is making big investments again.  —  During the gloomy spring of 2009, few tech companies were under a darker cloud than online auction giant eBay ebay .
Jun 12, 2016, 5:20 AMIn context
Forbes:
Behind the legal battles against Gawker involving Charles Harder, the attorney funded by Peter Thiel in the Hulk Hogan case   —  It's voting season for the Emmy Awards, which means that electioneering in the form of billboards rising into the haze dominates the Los Angeles skyline.
Jun 11, 2016, 5:35 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce   —  Salesforce made its name originally with cloud-based software to help salespeople manage their leads and close deals; and today the company took a big step into the business of sales itself.
Jun 1, 2016, 7:35 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Time confirms Myspace breach limited to a portion of login data created before June 11, 2013; LeakedSource says over 360M accounts compromised   —  You might not have thought of - much less visited - Myspace in years.  (Yes, it's still around.  Time, Inc. acquired itand other properties when it bought Viant earlier this year.)
Jun 1, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
PayPal to halt service in Turkey after losing license over refusal to comply with new rules requiring IT systems be local, impacting “hundreds of thousands”   —  Turkey has been making moves to bring tech business in the country under more localised control, and today big U.S …
May 31, 2016, 11:50 AMIn context
New York Times:
Some Silicon Valley luminaries, including Vinod Khosla and Jessica Livingston, express approval for Peter Thiel's tactics against Gawker   —  SAN FRANCISCO — After the news that one of Silicon Valley's stars secretly funded a lawsuit to bring down a gossip site, the overwhelming response …
May 28, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context
Evan Blass / VentureBeat:
ZTE launches 5.5-inch Google Daydream-ready Axon 7 for $450 alongside its first VR headset   —  ZTE has launched its second Axon-branded flagship, the Axon 7, alongside a compatible virtual reality headset, known as ZTE VR.  The 5.5-inch, Android 6. Marshmallow-powered handset aims to deliver top …
May 27, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
eBay buys Spain's Ticketbis for $165M to expand StubHub into Europe, Latin America, Asia   —  While EBay continues to build out its core marketplace for physical goods, it's also investing to expand its other businesses and brands, too.  Today the company announced that it has acquired Ticketbis …
May 24, 2016, 5:40 AMIn context

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