Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Twitter’s Latest Abuse Update Is A Huge Disappointment

Twitter, the micro-blogging giant, has a big plan to fight online abuse and hate crime. VP of Engineering Ed Ho and CEO Jack Dorsey have been discussing the topic quite a...

Cisco Buys Startup MindMeld For $125 Million, Its 3rd Acquisition In May

Cisco - the worldwide leader in internet and networking - announced this morning that it is acquiring the AI startup MindMeld for $125 million. MindMeld, which was founded in 2011 and...

Cisco Acquires AppDynamics For $3.7B Just Before Its IPO

Today, Cisco said that it would buy AppDynamics, which assists companies in monitoring application performance, for $3.7 billion. This week, it would appear that the long-awaited IPO of AppDynamics has been...

Nextbit Has Now Been Acquired By Razer

The gaming laptop and peripheral company ‘Razor’ has purchased smartphone-maker ‘Nextbit.’ A press release that declared the acquisition says that the gaming hardware company has acquired the majority of the assets...

Alibaba CEO Faces Scrutiny Over MoneyGram Takeover

After encountering great resistance in his bid to buy MoneyGram, Alibaba Chief Executive Officer Jack Ma is facing scrutiny from several other foreign companies and U.S. politicians over the takeover. According...

Snap Inc. Acquires A Drone Startup With Hollywood Connections

According to recent reports, Snap Inc. has bought a small Venice, California-based drone startup named “Ctrl Me.” According to the reports by BuzzFeed, the acquisition was a small-scale acquihire and ‘Snap...

Apple Buys The Automation Tool Workflow

Apple, the Cupertino-based smartphone maker, recently bought Workflow. Workflow is an automation tool that links ad functions together within applications through strings of commands to automate tasks. TechCrunch notes that they...

Baidu Takes Another Step Towards Machine Learning, Buying xPerception

The recent reports of news site Reuters claim that the China-based tech giant Baidu is buying xPerception. Information about the deal are still scant but we do know that the U.S.-based...

Chinese Company Alipay Takes On Apple In US Expansion

Alipay - the China-based digital payment service - is now expanding in the United States. The digital payment service, which is owned by the China-based online retailing giant Alibaba, is slowly...

Apple Ditching Imagination Technologies, Making Its Own Graphic Chips

The British-chip designer “Imagination Technologies” which supplies PowerVR graphics processors to the Cupertino-based iPhone maker for use in the iPad and the iPhone will not be supplying the chips anymore. Imagination...

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Netflix Enables A Screensaver On TV Apps To Emphasize Original Content

Netflix has very quietly - without almost anyone noticing - introduced a new screensaver feature in its TV applications. Now, whenever the user leaves...

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