Lots of companies need to understand what CIOs are thinking, but it’s hard to get a group of busy people to give meaningful answers about the products they use or their budget priorities in public forums for obvious reasons.
Facebook has changed its News Feed algorithm to demote content that comes close to violating its policies prohibiting misinformation, hate speech, violence, bullying, clickbait so it’s seen by fewer people even it’s highly engaging. In a 5000-word letter by Mark Zuckerberg published today,
Today in call with reporters preceded by a frantic if fairly uneventful distraction-pushing media blitz, Facebook responded to a damning New York Times story published yesterday that cited interviews with more than 50 sources privy to Facebook’s decision making.
As large organizations grapple with adopting modern work practices without throwing out all of their legacy software, a company that works with them is making an acquisition that it hopes will help with that process. Citrix today is announcing that it has acquired Sapho,
Dustin Rosen thinks L.A. has a problem, aside from its famously car-choked highways. There aren’t enough investors willing to write small checks. Most of the so-called micro venture funds have grown their funds to the size of traditional venture firms, and are making bigger bets as a result.
It’s been 14 years since Mark Shuttleworth first founded and funded Canonical and the Ubuntu project. At the time, it was mostly a Linux distribution. Today, it’s a major enterprise player that offers a variety of products and services. Throughout the years,
SpaceX's application to add thousands of satellites to its proposed Starlink communications constellation has been approved by the FCC, though it will be some time before the company actually puts those birds in the air.
Facebook doesn’t want to be the arbiter of decency when it comes to content policy decisions, similar to how it looked to third-party fact checkers rather than becoming an arbiter of truth. Today on a press call with journalists,
All over the world, language barriers are limiting the ability of refugees and immigrants to seek help, and aid workers to provide it. Tarjimly is a new service that connects people who speak one language but need to speak in another, with a person who speaks both — in just a couple minutes.
The order to roll back net neutrality may have been made (though it’s not quite in effect yet), but the fight to restore it is ongoing.
HackerRank, the skills-based recruiting platform and online coding challenge community, today announced that it has raised a $30 million Series C funding round led by JMI Equity, a fund that specializes in helping software companies scale. Exiting investors Khosla Ventures, Battery Ventures,
In what is the largest VC round in a French startup of all time, BlaBlaCar just raised a $100 million round led by Index Ventures, with existing investors Accel Partners, ISAI and Lead Edge Capital also participating in the round. Previously,
The legendary former Englandstriker has been subjected to a barrage of unsavoury comments from everybody's least favourite Twitter users of late, for an incident that happened over 20 years ago. Read more: http://www.itproportal.
It’s actually happening: Apple has announced its entry into the wearable space, the Apple Watch. The biggest questions on everyone’s mind this morning: when can we get it and how much will it cost? There isn’t just one Apple Watch hitting the market.
itwbennett writes China's state-controlled Xinhua News Agency said on Sunday that an unnamed international company was forced to pay 840 million yuan ($136 million) in back taxes, as part of a Chinese government crackdown on tax evasion. The Xinhua article simply referred to it as the "M company,
Ukrainians were on high alert on Saturday after a series of explosions occurred in the south and west of the country, killing two people.One person was killed in a separate blast overnight in the southern port city of Odessa, according to local police officials. Later,
Some people really miss the point of a good movie.Citizen Kane and The Godfather are just two classics among the 100 films that the American Film Institute considers to be the greatest of all time. Of course,
超过 20 亿次播放的《江南 Style》、数不胜数的热门短片、每月超过 10 亿的活跃用户...所有这些加在一起，也没能让 YouTube 赚钱？根据华尔街日报的说法，情况似乎就是这样。