A16Z-backed Shift.org announces veterans hiring pipeline partnership with Better.com – TechCrunch

A16Z-backed Shift.org announces veterans hiring pipeline partnership with Better.com – TechCrunch

While across much of Asia, November 11th is either “singles day” (a $38 billion Alibaba extravaganza this year) or…

Join Jeremy Johnson from Andela at Disrupt Berlin – TechCrunch

OLX Group invests up to $400M in used car marketplace Frontier Car Group at $700M valuation – TechCrunch

Voi raises another $85M for its European e-scooter service – TechCrunch

Airbnb’s growing pains – TechCrunch

Inside StockX’s authentication center – TechCrunch

Extension on early-bird sale to Disrupt Berlin 2019 – TechCrunch

Alpaca nabs $6M for stocks API so anyone can build a Robinhood – TechCrunch

Badoo’s Andrey Andreev sells his stake in Bumble owner MagicLab to Blackstone, valuing the dating apps at $3B – TechCrunch

African logistics startup Lori Systems raises Series A led by Chinese investors – TechCrunch

Andreessen Horowitz launches free crypto startup school – TechCrunch

Every startup is a bank–or wants to be – TechCrunch

Buy Disrupt Berlin 2019 early bird passes now – TechCrunch

Sinclair leads $10.3M investment in rideshare advertising startup Octopus – TechCrunch

Solar-based ISP startup Tizeti launches 4G LTE network in Nigeria – TechCrunch

Reonomy, a massive database of commercial property intel, raises $60M – TechCrunch

Wrench’s on-demand vehicle repair and maintenance service picks up $20 million – TechCrunch

Google Pay comes to Curve, the banking platform that consolidates all your cards into one – TechCrunch

Kepler achieves a world first for satellite broadband with 100Mbps connection to the Arctic – TechCrunch

LogRocket lands $15M Series B, announces new tool to track customer metrics – TechCrunch

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Salesforce Ventures invested $300M in Automattic while Salesforce was building a CMS – TechCrunch

Salesforce Ventures invested $300M in Automattic while Salesforce was building a CMS – TechCrunch

In September, Salesforce Ventures, the venture of arm of Salesforce, announced a hefty $300 million investment in Automattic, the…

How Microsoft is trying to become more innovative – TechCrunch

AWS announces new savings plans to reduce complexity of reserved instances – TechCrunch

Salesforce announces new content management system – TechCrunch

An early look at eFounders’ next batch of enterprise SaaS startups – TechCrunch

Cyber-skills platform Immersive Labs raises $40M in North America expansion – TechCrunch

Neo4j introduces new cloud service to simplify building a graph database – TechCrunch

Coveo raises $227M at $1B+ valuation for AI-based enterprise search and personalization – TechCrunch

Seismic acquires Percolate to expand its marketing tools – TechCrunch

ZenHub adds roadmapping to its GitHub project management tool – TechCrunch

Microsoft Azure gets into ag tech with the preview of FarmBeats – TechCrunch

Microsoft launched Endpoint Manager to modernize device management – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge browser gets new privacy features, will be generally available January 15 – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s Azure Synapse Analytics bridges the gap between data lakes and warehouses – TechCrunch

The 7 most important announcements from Microsoft Ignite – TechCrunch

Workday to acquire online procurement platform Scout RFP for $540M – TechCrunch

Microsoft launches Project Cortex, a knowledge network for your company – TechCrunch

Microsoft launches managed meeting rooms as a service – TechCrunch

Microsoft launches Power Virtual Agents, its no-code bot builder – TechCrunch

You can now ask Excel questions about your data – TechCrunch

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Smartphone maker Realme is taking India and other emerging markets by storm – TechCrunch

Smartphone maker Realme is taking India and other emerging markets by storm – TechCrunch

As Xiaomi widens its smartphone lead over Samsung in India, a new competitor is increasingly posing a challenge. Realme,…

Adidas backpedals on robotic shoe production with Speedfactory closures – TechCrunch

Vape lung ‘breakthrough’ suggests lethal culprit in THC products could be vitamin E acetate – TechCrunch

This robotic arm slows down to avoid the uncanny valley – TechCrunch

DNA testing startup Veritas Genetics confirms data breach – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 starts shipping – TechCrunch

San Francisco smokes Juul’s hopes by voting to keep e-cigarette ban – TechCrunch

The Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 is a truly great game controller – TechCrunch

Xiaomi launches Mi Watch, its $185 Apple Watch clone – TechCrunch

UK drone register takes off – TechCrunch

BMW’s magical gesture control finally makes sense as touchscreens take over cars – TechCrunch

DJI Mavic Mini Review – TechCrunch

Nintendo’s Ring Fit Adventure is a silly, gentle way to shape up – TechCrunch

This tactile display lets visually impaired users feel on-screen 3D shapes – TechCrunch

The GoPro MAX is the ultimate pocketable travel vlogging camera – TechCrunch

Ember’s Mug 2 and Travel Mug 2 extend your coffee temperature sweet spot – TechCrunch

This robot relies on human reflexes to keep its balance – TechCrunch

SiriusXM picks up voice control support on Google/Nest devices – TechCrunch

Will the quantum economy change your business? – TechCrunch

Spider eyes inspire a new kind of depth-sensing camera – TechCrunch

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CIOs and IT Teams Taking Greater Role in M&A Integration

CIOs and IT Teams Taking Greater Role in M&A Integration

It’s wise to start thinking about what an effective IT integration strategy looks like well before the ink dries on the deal. Mergers and acquisitions are on track for quite a robust period of activity this…

When a Few Hundred Thousand Lives Depend on IT

When a Few Hundred Thousand Lives Depend on IT

Eversource Energy CIO Kathy Kountze shares her perspective on IT’s role when weather knocks out heat and electricity for many thousands of New England neighbors. No matter where you live, it stinks when the power…

Q&A: Gartner’s Sid Nag on IaaS Market Growth & Consolidation

Q&A: Gartner’s Sid Nag on IaaS Market Growth & Consolidation

Amazon maintains its dominance, for now, ahead of Microsoft, Alibaba, Google, and IBM as the IaaS field narrows. Image: leowolfert – stock.adobe.com At the tail end of July, Gartner released a study of revenue growth…

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Apple Misstep Leaves iPhones Open to Jailbreak

Apple Misstep Leaves iPhones Open to Jailbreak

Newest version of iOS contains a critical bug that the company had previously already patched. In a somewhat uncharacteristic blunder,…

CISOs Struggle with Diminishing Tools to Protect Assets from Growing Threats

CISOs Struggle with Diminishing Tools to Protect Assets from Growing Threats

Most CISOs see the risk of cyberattacks growing and feel they’re falling behind in their ability to fight back, a…

3 Ways to Avoid Technical Debt in Open Source Projects

3 Ways to Avoid Technical Debt in Open Source Projects

Engineering teams have only a certain amount of capacity. Cutting down the volume of rework inherent in the open source…

Hackathons Should Be More Than A Circus

Hackathons Should Be More Than A Circus

Tapping into developer talent at a hackathon should be fun, but don’t lose sight of the potential business benefits. Every…

Google Glass For Parkinson’s: 10 Findings

Google Glass For Parkinson’s: 10 Findings

Google Glass offers more health benefits than awkwardness, Parkinson’s patients in UK study find. 20 Great Ideas To Steal In…

5 Job Interview Tips Via Alice In Wonderland

5 Job Interview Tips Via Alice In Wonderland

Curiouser and curiouser! Use these techniques during your next interview to win that IT or security job offer. Even though…

Rogue IT Driven By Need For Speed

Rogue IT Driven By Need For Speed

We’ve lost control to business users before. But this time, the thing that initiated our pain (the cloud) may also…

5 Ways Android Won Me Over

5 Ways Android Won Me Over

From security to “Lego” programming, Android has more going for it than you might think. For the past two years,…

Hacker Weev Free After Appeal

Hacker Weev Free After Appeal

Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer, who embarrassed AT&T by exposing a security flaw, had his conviction overturned by federal appeals court.  …

Google Glass Goes Public – InformationWeek

Google Glass Goes Public – InformationWeek

Google Glass Explorer Program will be open to US-based adults on tax day. 20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2014…

Amazon Plans 3D Phone: Report

Amazon Plans 3D Phone: Report

Amazon phone capable of displaying images in three dimensions could ship this fall. Microsoft Office For iPad: 7 Questions Answered…

Facebook Changes: What To Expect

Facebook Changes: What To Expect

Facebook cracks down on spammy posts, tweaks privacy options, and revamps messaging. Here’s what it means to you. 10 Famous…

Luring The Elusive Cyber Security Pro

Luring The Elusive Cyber Security Pro

Struggling to find scarce IT security talent? Make sure your hiring managers understand the certifications and match candidates for skills…

Twitter Posts Betray Illness – InformationWeek

Twitter Posts Betray Illness – InformationWeek

Tweets reveal whether you have influenza, according to Penn State researchers. 15 Apps For Healthy Living (Click image for larger…

Georgia Solves Campaign Finance Data Challenge Via OCR

Georgia Solves Campaign Finance Data Challenge Via OCR

In a project to make financial disclosure and campaign contribution data public, Georgia turns to Captricity’s hybrid system, which combines…

Google Maps Shows Crimea As Russian To Russians

Google Maps Shows Crimea As Russian To Russians

Google makes Crimea part of Russia on the Russian version of Google Maps and draws protests and scrutiny. Twitter Revamp:…

Enterprise Wearables Will Avoid BYOD Pitfalls

Enterprise Wearables Will Avoid BYOD Pitfalls

Wearable devices made for the enterprise will offer more immediate value than BYOD programs. Here’s why. By now, it’s clear…

Secure Collaboration Tool Aims to Stop Data Leaks

Secure Collaboration Tool Aims to Stop Data Leaks

BAE Systems’ leakage-prevention Secure Information Broker Appliance program edits info your organization doesn’t want outsiders to see. Domestic Drones: 5…

Facebook Friend Tracking: 3 Facts

Facebook Friend Tracking: 3 Facts

Facebook’s “Nearby Friends” feature will track, store, and share your location with friends. Before you turn it on, here’s what…

Heartbleed Will Require Rehab – InformationWeek

Heartbleed Will Require Rehab – InformationWeek

Patches are just band-aids. Heartbleed’s long-term effects will force companies to reassess how they deploy and manage technology. Security experts…

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YouTube’s homepage redesign focuses on usability, giving you control over recommendations – TechCrunch

YouTube’s homepage redesign focuses on usability, giving you control over recommendations – TechCrunch

YouTube’s homepage is getting a makeover. The company announced today an updated, cleaner design that does away with information density…

WhatsApp says it will let you control if and how you get added to Groups (for real this time) – TechCrunch

WhatsApp says it will let you control if and how you get added to Groups (for real this time) – TechCrunch

WhatsApp, the popular messaging app owned by Facebook, has faced a lot of controversy over the role that Groups plays…

Saudi Arabia reportedly recruited Twitter employees to steal personal data of activists – TechCrunch

Saudi Arabia reportedly recruited Twitter employees to steal personal data of activists – TechCrunch

Saudi Arabian officials allegedly paid at least two employees of Twitter to access personal information on users the government there…

Tinder’s interactive video series ‘Swipe Night’ is going international next year – TechCrunch

Tinder’s interactive video series ‘Swipe Night’ is going international next year – TechCrunch

Tinder’s big experiment with interactive content — the recently launched in-app series called Swipe Night — was a success. According to Tinder parent company…

Twitter suspends accounts affiliated with Hamas and Hezbollah – TechCrunch

Twitter suspends accounts affiliated with Hamas and Hezbollah – TechCrunch

Twitter suspended several accounts affiliated with Hamas and Hezbollah over the weekend after being repeatedly asked to do so by…

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Gradeup raises $7M to expand its online exam preparation platform to smaller Indian cities and towns – TechCrunch

Gradeup raises $7M to expand its online exam preparation platform to smaller Indian cities and towns – TechCrunch

Gradeup, an edtech startup in India that operates an exam preparation platform for undergraduate and postgraduate…

Adobe’s Photoshop Camera is an AI-powered photo editor for your phone – TechCrunch

Adobe launches Photoshop for iPad – TechCrunch

AI in E-Commerce: Risk or Competitive Advantage?

Mario Kart Tour will test real-time multiplayer in December – TechCrunch

Google Maps Incognito mode starts rolling out for Android users – TechCrunch

8th Wall’s new Cloud Editor helps customers quickly build mobile AR experiences – TechCrunch

For the first time in two years, the smartphone market shows signs of life – TechCrunch

Apple Card users can now finance iPhone purchases for 24 months, interest-free – TechCrunch

Facebook shares rise on strong Q3, users up 2% to 2.45B – TechCrunch

Spotify launches a dedicated Kids app for Premium Family subscribers – TechCrunch

Samsung teases a clamshell foldable form factor – TechCrunch

LA-based gaming studio Scopely raises $200M at a $1.7B valuation – TechCrunch

Apple releases iOS 13.2 with Deep Fusion – TechCrunch

Why Design Thinking Will Save Businesses From Themselves

GameClub offers mobile gaming’s greatest hits for $5 per month – TechCrunch

Here’s what the Pixel 4’s radar chip looks like – TechCrunch

Mobile banking app Current raises $20M Series B, tops half a million users – TechCrunch

Netflix launches $4 mobile-only monthly plan in Malaysia – TechCrunch

Streaming service Quibi sells out of its $150M in first-year ad inventory – TechCrunch

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Doctors Doping: What Can Tech Do?

Doctors Doping: What Can Tech Do?

It’s estimated 100,000 healthcare professionals abuse prescription drugs, endangering patients and hospitals. Video, bar coding, and…

Sensitive Data: What Constitutes ‘Reasonable Protection’?

Google Street View Offers Time Travel

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Valence launches a social network for black professionals – TechCrunch

Valence launches a social network for black professionals – TechCrunch

Over the past two years, as technology companies continued to struggle with diversifying their work forces,…

YouTube rolls out Super Stickers, a new way for creators to make money – TechCrunch

Friended is a new social network that wants to get real – TechCrunch

WeWork-owned Meetup confirms restructuring, layoffs – TechCrunch

Facebook’s new branding distinguishes app from acquisitions – TechCrunch

TikTok expands its influence to third-party apps with new developer program & SDK – TechCrunch

Twitter’s political ads ban is a distraction from the real problem with platforms – TechCrunch

Facebook sues OnlineNIC for domain name fraud associated with malicious activity – TechCrunch

Twitter is banning political ads – TechCrunch

Zuckerberg defends political ads that will be 0.5% of 2020 revenue – TechCrunch

Twitter banning political ads is the right thing to do, so it will be attacked mercilessly – TechCrunch

Jack Dorsey says Twitter will ban all political ads – TechCrunch

Facebook agrees to pay UK data watchdog’s Cambridge Analytica fine but settles without admitting liability – TechCrunch

Facebook unveils its first foray into personal digital healthcare tools – TechCrunch

Tech giants still not doing enough to fight fakes, says European Commission – TechCrunch

Facebook is failing to prevent another human rights tragedy playing out on its platform, report warns – TechCrunch

Facebook staff demand Zuckerberg limit lies in politcal ads – TechCrunch

Instagram expands ban on suicide content to cover cartoons and memes – TechCrunch

Mark Zuckerberg makes the case for Facebook News – TechCrunch

Facebook launches its News section – TechCrunch