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Regulation could protect Facebook, not punish it

You know what tech startups hate? Complicated legal compliance. The problem is, Facebook isn’t a startup any more, but its competitors are. There have been plenty of calls from congress and critics to regulate Facebook following the election interference scandal [...]

2018-03-25T18:44:22-04:00March 25th, 2018|

Makers or breakers?

 The weight of problems being demonstrably attached to heavily used tech services has acquired such a gravitational and political pull that it’s becoming harder and harder for these businesses to sidestep wider societal responsibilities. Read More

2017-11-26T14:51:00-05:00November 26th, 2017|

Uber acqhires social app studio Swipe Labs

 Why would Uber buy a team that builds Snapchat competitors? To make its driver app feel more human. Uber has acqhired Swipe Labs, the social product studio run by Marwan Roushdy. He and a selection of engineers from the dozen-person [...]

2017-07-14T16:07:51-04:00July 14th, 2017|

Crunch Report | Blue Apron IPO Has A Rocky Start

 Today’s Stories  Blue Apron IPO off to a rough start Microsoft confirms Cloudyn acquisition, sources say price is between $50M and $70M Instagram implements an AI system to fight mean and harassing comments Uber crosses the 5 billion trip milestone [...]

2017-06-29T22:46:52-04:00June 29th, 2017|