Tech News Today 1693: Alternative Face

LeakedSource, a site that housed a database of more than 3.1 billion account passwords from many of the largest data breaches made public this past year, has allegedly been raided…

Pro-Trump social media duo accuses Facebook of anti-conservative censorship

Following up on a recurring thread from Mark Zuckerberg’s Congressional appearance earlier this month, the House held a hearing today on perceived bias against conservatives on Facebook and other social…

The alternative to the four-hour workweek mindset

Daniel Tawfik Contributor Often when I attend a conference or a networking event I am surprised by how many people operate at the periphery of the tech industry. Social media…

Teradyne snatches up robot maker MiR in $272M deal

Teradyne, a prosaic-sounding but flush company that provides automated testing equipment for industrial applications, has acquired the Danish robotics company MiR for an eye-popping $148 million, with $124 million on…

Tech News Today 1697: Aw, Snap!

Snap filed its S-1 paperwork with the SEC, kicking off its much anticipated pursuit to take the company public with a goal of a $3 billion IPO. The stock will…

Early Go-Jek investor NSI Ventures goes independent and rebrands to Openspace

NSI Ventures, the Singapore-based VC firm affiliated with PE firm Northstar Group that invested early in ride-sharing unicorn Go-Jek, is going independent after it announced it has rebranded to Openspace Ventures….

Ceridian up 42% following payroll software IPO

Stock market investors greeted payroll software company Ceridian with enthusiasm on its debut Thursday. After pricing above its expected range at $22 per share, the stock shot up 42 percent,…

MoviePass CEO says he doesn’t know if the one-movie-per-day subscription will ever return

MoviePass is known for a pricing model that sounds too good to be true — in exchange for paying $9.95 per month, subscribers get up to one movie ticket per…

Google endorses Clean Power Plan ahead of expected repeal

Google has joined Apple in a growing chorus of tech giants coming out in support of the Clean Power Plan. The company filed a statement with the Environmental Protection Agency,…

Tech News Today 513: Sexy Stuxnet

US conducting cyberwar, Google tries to out-map Apple, Microsoft pisses off advertisers, and more. Hosts: Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Iyaz Akhtar and Jason Howell Guest: Darren Kitchen Download… source

Y Combinator is going after Chinese startups with its first official event in China

High-profile U.S. startup accelerator Y Combinator is making a push to bring more China-based startups into its program after it announced its first official event in the country. YC has…

Tech News Today 1725: Alexa Rides a Roomba

Facebook is including a new feature to its mobile app called Town Hall that allows users to locate government representatives on a local, state and federal level. Users can follow…