Twitter Ended Up Paying $479M For Ad Tech Startup TellApart, 10-K Reveals

 Twitter’s largest acquisition to date, of the ad tech business TellApart, has turned out to be a little less less big than originally thought. Back in April 2015, it was ...

The U.S. Government Is About To Start A Tech Civil War… We’re Siding With Apple

 This time, it’s Washington DC vs. Silicon Valley as both fight for the citizens of the United States of America Read More Apple – TechCrunch

Mark Suster On Falling Valuations And LA’s Tech Scene

 TechCrunch sat down with Mark Suster, managing partner at Upfront Ventures. One of the most active investors in Los Angeles, Suster spoke of how local startups are able to draw ...

Google’s Think Tank Changes Its Name To Jigsaw And Becomes A Tech Incubator

 Google Ideas, the company’s think tank, is relaunching as an incubator named Jigsaw (warning: autoplayed audio) to invest in and develop tech solutions to geopolitical problems ...

Apartments.com, Mobile Strike & Amazon Scored The Top Spots Among Tech Companies’ Super Bowl Ads

 A number of technology companies took to the airwaves during last night’s Super Bowl 50 broadcast to make their names – and brands – better known among a mainstream ...

Apple Acquires Flyby Media, Makers Of Tech That “Sees” The World Around You

 Apple’s VR ambitions continue: according to a new report from the Financial Times, Apple has acquired an augmented reality startup called Flyby Media, which developed technology ...

Microsoft’s Personal Assistant Tech, Cortana, Now Generates Reminders From Emails

 Microsoft’s personal assistant tech Clippy Cortana is getting a few more feathers in its cap, with the company rolling out the ability to push reminders to users based on ...

Apple, Microsoft, Samsung And Other Tech Firms Implicated In Child Labor Report

 Apple, Samsung and Microsoft are among a host of tech companies and carmakers implicated in a new report that sheds light on apparent child labor practices in the sourcing of ...

Apple, Microsoft, Samsung And Other Tech Firms Implicated In Child Labor Report

 Apple, Samsung and Microsoft are among a host of tech companies and carmakers implicated in a new report that sheds light on apparent child labor practices in the sourcing of ...

European Antitrust Chief Eyeing Tech Giants’ Hold On Data

 The European Union’s competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, has fired a warning shot about the competition risks posed by dominant tech platforms that harvest vast ...

IBM Asks Women In Tech To Hack Hair Dryers, Women Tweet Back To Tell IBM It’s Not The 1950s

 Looks like IBM needs to reengineer what it thinks about women. A tweet went out on IBM’s official Twitter feed asking women in tech to, I kid you not, “Join the #HackAHairDryer ...

How Tech Titans Know To Pull The Plug On Projects

 Not every new idea is destined to be great. Sometimes even the most promising concepts end up in the scrap pile. You probably never heard about Google Here, but the project was ...