Techmeme

Results 1 - 10 of about 5325:

Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Didi Chuxing and Uber to become legal in China starting November; drivers must be licensed, have three years experience, and no criminal record   —  HONG KONG — Ride-hailing services in China have attracted billions of dollars in investments.  They have pulled in money from some of the …
Jul 28, 2016, 11:40 AMIn context
Cecilia Kang / New York Times:
Amazon partners with British govt. to test drones beyond the line of sight and to determine whether a single operator can command multiple drones simultaneously   —  WASHINGTON — Amazon has partnered with the British government to significantly expand drone testing, a move that could allow …
Jul 25, 2016, 9:00 PMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: Yahoo to sell core business and land holdings to Verizon for $4.8B   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo was the front door to the web for an early generation of internet users, and its services still attract a billion visitors a month.  —  But the internet is an unforgiving place for yesterday's great idea …
Jul 25, 2016, 1:40 AMIn context
Mark Scott / New York Times:
Google is spending almost half a billion dollars by 2017 to remake its image in Europe   —  A yearlong digital training course for Irish high school teachers started in 2014.  A fund to help European news outlets adapt to the web popped up in 2015.  And in March, a virtual reality exhibition began …
Jul 19, 2016, 9:30 AMIn context
Vindu Goel / New York Times:
As Yahoo puts itself up for sale, early employees known as “surfers” recall building the company's directory   —  SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Back in the mid-1990s, before Google even existed, the world's best guides to the internet sat in Silicon Valley cubicles, visiting websites and carefully categorizing them by hand.
Jul 17, 2016, 6:05 AMIn context
Ben Sisario / New York Times:
In a non-public filing with the US Copyright Royalty Board, Apple proposes simplified flat rate of 9.1¢ per 100 streams in songwriting royalties   —  In the music industry's streaming battles, the fight extends to even the minutiae of copyright.  —  Apple, in a government filing on Friday …
Jul 16, 2016, 1:50 AMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: final bids for Yahoo are due on Monday, with the board set to make a decision soon afterward   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The gavel is finally poised to drop in the drawn-out auction for Yahoo's core internet business.  —  Final bids for the services, which include Yahoo's search, email …
Jul 15, 2016, 2:40 PMIn context
Mark Scott / New York Times:
EU files new round of antitrust charges against Google related to AdSense and AdWords   —  European officials are expected on Thursday to announce a new round of antitrust charges against Google, according to two people briefed on the matter.  —  The charges relate to some of the technology …
Jul 14, 2016, 8:20 AMIn context
Nicole Perlroth / New York Times:
Tor Project replaces its board with a new slate of directors including Bruce Schneier and Matt Blaze, in the wake of Jacob Appelbaum's resignation   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The Tor Project, a nonprofit digital privacy group, on Wednesday replaced its board with a new slate of directors as part …
Jul 13, 2016, 3:00 PMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Unity Technologies, which makes the game engine behind Pokémon Go and others, raises $181M at a $1.5B valuation   —  Most game players have never heard of Unity Technologies, but its software was used in the creation of a large number of the world's top mobile games, including the current hit Pokémon Go.
Jul 13, 2016, 11:55 AMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Team ENTy of Romania crowned 2016 Imagine Cup World Champion  —  Team ENTy's project is an app for monitoring balance and posture.  Imagine Cup aims to give young developers the opportunity to acquire new and critical technical …
eero:
Ready to revolutionize your WiFi? eero now available at a Best Buy near you.  —  Get an up-close look at eero - and other connected home innovations - at nearly 600 US stores.
Worldpay:
Get the most from your subscribers  —  Netflix and Dollar Shave Club share three key ways to improve subscriber value in this on-demand webinar.
Zoho:
Zoho Data Centers in Europe  —  We are pleased to announce the opening of two data centers in Europe — one in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and another in Dublin, Ireland.  With our new data centers …
Brookings Institution:
Why Pokemon Go's technology is no fad  —  Pokemon Go has ignited the digital world.  Every news organization has reported on why Pokemon Go, the smartphone app based on the Japanese cartoon game from the 1990s, is extraordinarily popular.