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What if Facebook forgot Donald Trump?

 This year, more money will be spent on political ads – $ 11.4 billion – than ever before. According to Borrell Associates around $ 1 billion of that will be spent ...

Skype is killing its smart TV app

 Skype, the Microsoft-owned video calling service, has quietly announced that it will no longer offer an app for smart TVs from June. Read More Microsoft – TechCrunch

LinkedIn open-sources its WhereHows data discovery and lineage portal

 LinkedIn today open-sourced WhereHows, a meta data-centric tool the company has long used internally to make it easier for its employees to discover data the company generates ...

This startup just got $4 million to get you to eat more bugs

 Gross? Well, that gross idea just pulled in a $ 4 million Series A round from AccellFoods, existing investor Collaborative Fund and a bunch of angels including Nas and Tim Ferriss. ...

Nom.com, a foodie-focused live video network from YouTube’s Steve Chen, launches with $4.7M

 We’ve heard relatively little from Steve Chen since he joined Google Ventures after parting ways with Chad Hurley, his co-founder at YouTube and more recently Avos. It ...

Google joins the Open Compute Project

 Google today announced that it is joining the Open Compute Project (OCP), a five-year-old project founded by Facebook and a number of other companies that aims to drive IT infrastructure ...

Justice Department appeals pro-Apple decision in New York iPhone case

 Authorities in New York have taken the first step to appealing a judge’s ruling last month that denied a request for information held on an iPhone. Read More Apple – TechCrunch

Facebook Lite, now Facebook’s fastest-growing app, reaches 100M monthly users

 Facebook Lite, Facebook stripped down version of its service for Android, just past the notable landmark of 100 million monthly active users and became the social network’s ...

Amazon debuts its first live show that lets you shop while you watch

 Amazon’s foray into fashion continues today with the launch of what will be the company’s first daily live show, called Style Code Live, which will feature fashion ...

Twitter updates Moments for better mobile browsing by sending users to AMP-powered pages

 Twitter Moments, the feature that’s meant to highlight the best of Twitter in a more magazine-like format, has so far failed to incite further user growth, as was initially ...

Google joins the Open Compute Project

 Google today announced that it is joining the Open Compute Project (OCP), a five-year-old project founded by Facebook and a number of other companies that aims to drive IT infrastructure ...

Comparably launches Glassdoor competitor for salary data

 With $ 6.5 million in funding from Crosslink Capital, Upfront Ventures, 500 Startups and others, Comparably is launching a platform for employment and salary information. The ...