Crunch Report | Snap Trips and Falls on Wall Street
Snap has a pretty rough day with its first earnings report, Didi Chuxing gets a big $5 billion investment from SoftBank and the author of “Cracking the Coding Interview” comes into the studio to challege John Mannes at Connect 4. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
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'The Sims' find a new home on iOS and Android
It's been 17 years since The Sims was first released on PC but finally (finally) the venerable social simulator is going mobile. EA announced on Wednesday that it is bringing its truest port of the game to date to Android and iOS.
Google buys the VR studio behind 'Job Simulator'
A month after Owlchemy Studios gifted the world with its Rick and Morty VR mini-experience, the developer revealed its own good news: It's been acquired by Google. Neither party hinted at what lies in store for Owlchemy going forward, but it's good n…
New York joins the growing list of self-driving car testbeds
The Empire State and its bustling metropolis are ready to get in on the autonomous vehicle party. According to an announcement from Governor Andrew Cuomo, the New York Department of Motor Vehicles is now taking applications from companies that wish t…
'Pro Evolution Soccer 17' is coming to your phone this month
The eternal struggle between fans of EA's fast-paced, good-looking FIFA series and Konami's deeper, more realistic Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) video game titles rages across console and mobile versions. If you're a fan of the latter, you'll be happy t…
Anti-net neutrality bots are swarming the FCC's comments
It's not just proponents of net neutrality that are flocking to the FCC's website — opponents are there as well… in a manner of speaking. Reports from ZDNet and elsewhere have revealed that one or more bots are posting thousands of identical comm…
Nuisance call firm Keurboom hit with record fine
Keurboom Communications is ordered to pay £400,000 after making 100 million unsolicited calls.
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The Urgent Challenge of Replacing Comey Amid a Firestorm
The contentious firing of James Comey will make finding a replacement the Senate can stomach particularly hard. The post The Urgent Challenge of Replacing Comey Amid a Firestorm appeared first on WIRED.
Lightspeed’s cofounders on their 17-year-long “overnight” success story
Lightspeed Venture Partners is having quite a year, between the sale of AppDynamics to Cisco for for $3.7 billion on the eve of its IPO (Lightspeed wrote its first check); to the March sale of publicly traded Nimble Storage to Hewlett Packard Enterprise for just north of $1 billion in cash; to the IPO of the enterprise software company Mulesoft in March (the company is now valued at $2.8… Read More
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Facebook limits News Feed links to scammy ad-filled sites
Facebook regularly tweaks your news feed to make sure you only see "quality" posts and ads. It's banned fake news sites from using the Facebook ad network, added an easy way to report false news posts, and has even hired third-party fact-checkers. To…