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Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Amazon Pounces On Twitch After Google Balks Due To Antitrust Concerns   —  One technology giant's loss is another's gain.  —  In May, Variety first reported that Google was in talks to acquire video game streaming company Twitch for more than $1 billion.  Three months later …
Aug 26, 2014, 1:30 AMIn context
Grant Martin / Forbes:
Uber Now Integrates With United And Hyatt Apps   —  The car-sharing app Uber has been growing wildly over the last few years, with presences springing up in cities large and small around the world.  They're also expanding digitally; just this past May, Google updated its apps for iOS and Android …
Aug 22, 2014, 12:00 PMIn context
Parmy Olson / Forbes:
Swedish startup Behaviosec tests typing behavior tech for additional security on smartphones   —  Forget Passwords.  Now Banks Can Track Your Typing Behavior On Phones  —  Password theft is an ongoing problem.  Finger print and voice recognition is still years away.
Aug 19, 2014, 5:40 AMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
AppNexus raises $60M at $1.2B valuation, is now profitable   —  Now Profitable, AppNexus Scores $1.2 Billion Valuation For New York Ad Tech Scene  —  The New York ad tech community has a billion-dollar company at last, and it's Brian O'Kelley's AppNexus after all.
Aug 18, 2014, 12:40 PMIn context
Forbes:
What It's Like Raising Money As A Woman In Silicon Valley   —  Editor's note: We don't publish many anonymous pieces on Forbes.com, but this compelling first-person account of sexism in the startup world merits an exception.  I met the author several months ago and was floored by the stories …
Aug 9, 2014, 3:00 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
The Snowden Effect: Yahoo To Join Gmail In Offering Users End-To-End Encryption   —  Yahoo users may have benefited most from the “Snowden effect.”  The tech company was a laggard when it came to security practices until the NSA leaker's disclosures made clear the extent to which weak security practices …
Aug 7, 2014, 4:40 PMIn context
Alex Knapp / Forbes:
IBM Builds A Scalable Computer Chip Inspired By The Human Brain   —  “I'm holding in my hand a chip with one million neurons, 256 million synapses, and 4096 cores.  With 5.4 billion transistors, it's the largest chip IBM has built.”  —  Dr. Dharmendra S. Modha sounds positively giddy as he talks to me on the phone.
Aug 7, 2014, 2:55 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Dev Ittycheria To Be New CEO Of Database Unicorn MongoDB As Schireson Steps Down   —  Billion-dollar database company MongoDB has announced a new CEO, outsider Dev Ittycheria, after just one year with Max Schireson at the helm.  A former software CEO turned investor, Ittycheria will become president …
Aug 6, 2014, 9:40 AMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Firm That Exposed Breach Of ‘Billion Passwords’ Quickly Offered $120 Service To Find Out If You're Affected   —  The New York Times dropped the freakiest security story since Heartbleed Tuesday, warning people that a “Russian gang has amassed over a billion passwords.”
Aug 5, 2014, 11:30 PMIn context
Parmy Olson / Forbes:
Xiaomi now world's fifth largest smartphone maker; Android captures record 85% market share in Q2   —  China's Xiaomi Becomes World's 5th Largest Smartphone Maker  —  Global smartphone sales are still growing, but the market's star performer in the last three months wasn't Apple or even Samsung.
Jul 31, 2014, 10:30 AMIn context

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