Tech News Today 1739: Cash is Big in Japan

A number of measures are being considered as part of President Trump’s promise of extreme vetting for foreign visitors that could possibly include forced … source

Tech News Today 1855: Tez Cash Dispensers

CCleaner for Windows, the popular antivirus and security app created by and hosted on Avast Software’s site, was found to be tainted with a backdoor and … source

Tech News Today 1786: More like the ‘Dumb Universe’

Sirius XM will invest $480 million in music service Pandora for a 19 percent stake of the company as it tries to broaden its reach on mobile devices. Pandora also…

Tech News Today 502: He Of The Hoodie

Apple gets HTC phones seized, Google’s answer to Bing’s social search, Pirate Bay under attack, and more. Hosts: Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Iyaz Akhtar and … source

Tech News Today 712: Google Can’t Keep a Secret

Apple on the defensive, Google taking on Evernote? Verizon fights for A la carte, and more. source

The formula behind San Francisco’s startup success

Why has San Francisco’s startup scene generated so many hugely valuable companies over the past decade? That’s the question we asked over the past few weeks while analyzing San Francisco…

Zinc, the company builder tackling societal problems, picks up £3M backing from LocalGlobe, Atomico, and LSE

Zinc, the London-based company builder tackling various societal problems, has picked up £3 million in seed investment as it readies its second cohort and mission. Backing the round is LocalGlobe,…

Ped Baly Talk Show to Criticize Samdech Tech Hun Sen Government Acts

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UK watchdog orders Cambridge Analytica to give up data in US voter test case

Another big development in the personal data misuse saga attached to the controversial Trump campaign-linked UK-based political consultancy, Cambridge Analytica — which could lead to fresh light being shed on how…

The formula behind San Francisco’s startup success

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor What does it take to be a startup that raises huge sums quickly? Not a minimalist? Startups will gladly store, manage and…

Tech News Today 1736: FacePalmer

Palmer Luckey, the co-founder of Oculus, is leaving Facebook after three years with the company post acquisition. Its unclear whether the move was Luckey’s or … source

Lobe’s ridiculously simple machine learning platform aims to empower non-technical creators

Machine learning may be the tool de jour for everything from particle physics to recreating the human voice, but it’s not exactly the easiest field to get into. Despite the…