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Richard Cooke / Wired:
A tribute to Wikipedia, which is one of the few remaining places that retains the faintly utopian glow of the early World Wide Web   —  People used to think the crowdsourced encyclopedia represented all that was wrong with the web.  Now it's a beacon of so much that's right.
Feb 19, 2020, 8:20 AMIn context
FinSMEs:
Beacon Platform, an application development platform designed for capital markets, raises $20M Series B   —  Beacon Platform Inc., a NYC-based vendor of cloud-based enterprise technology and capital markets software solutions, closed a $20m Series B funding.
Jan 24, 2020, 3:00 PMIn context
Kirsten Korosec / TechCrunch:
NextNav raises $120M for its positioning system that uses a cellular signal to determine vertical position of smartphones inside multi-story buildings   —  NextNav LLC has raised $120 million in equity and debt to commercially deploy an indoor-positioning system that can pinpoint a device's location …
Jan 15, 2020, 6:50 PMIn context
Drew Harwell / Washington Post:
Many schools in the US, including Syracuse U., track students' phones to monitor class attendance, as some worry it desensitizes students to 24/7 surveillance   —  When Syracuse University freshmen walk into professor Jeff Rubin's Introduction to Information Technologies class …
Dec 24, 2019, 3:20 PMIn context
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Google unveils Nest Wifi Router, which is mesh-capable but lacks Wi-Fi 6, coming in Nov. for $269 for a two pack, and Google Assistant-enabled Nest Wifi Point   —  If you're in the market for a new router, good news: Google just announced a replacement for its long-in-the-tooth Google Wifi.
Oct 15, 2019, 11:10 AMIn context
Stephen Hall / 9to5Google:
Sources: Google plans “Nest Wifi” with a different design from Google's routers, featuring Eero-like satellite units with built-in Assistant-enabled speakers   —  Google is planning to launch a refreshed version of its ‘Google Wifi’ router at its hardware showcase next month, according to sources familiar with the matter.
Sep 17, 2019, 2:30 PMIn context
Dina Kozlov / The Cloudflare Blog:
Cloudflare announces The League of Entropy, a project that provides public random numbers using eight independent, globally distributed randomness beacons   —  To kick-off Crypto Week 2019, we are really excited to announce a new solution to a long-standing problem in cryptography.
Jun 17, 2019, 8:10 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
How Waze is working with Transport for London through its Connected Citizens program, which has 900 partners, to launch the city's new Ultra Low Emission Zone   —  As cities look for new ways to combat congestion and toxic fumes, technology is playing an increasingly big part in the problem-solving …
Apr 7, 2019, 7:30 PMIn context
Kirsten Korosec / TechCrunch:
Waze expands its open-source Bluetooth beacons to NYC to mitigate poor GPS signal in tunnels and offers the service to third parties for $28.50 per unit   —  Drivers in New York City will soon be able to use Waze — and other navigation apps — in places like tunnels or bridges where it's common to lose a GPS signal.
Jan 29, 2019, 2:10 PMIn context
Recode:
Q&A with Imgur CEO Alan Schaaf on why the site is not a free speech platform, its moderation practices, and what sets it apart from other social media platforms   —  CEO Alan Schaaf explains on the latest episode of Recode Decode.  —  On the latest episode of Recode Decode …
Dec 27, 2018, 2:15 AMIn context

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A deep dive into Okta's stack  —  CircleCI CTO Rob Zuber interviews Okta President of Technology Hector Aguilar to talk through and draw the authentication engine that powers the web.