Tech News Today 1492: UC Davis Pepper Spray

Hosts: Jason Howell, Megan Morrone Guest: Patrick Beja Patrick Beja of frenchspin.com joins Jason Howell and Megan Morrone to discuss the RCMP and its … source

Our first round of judges for the TC Startup Battlefield Europe at VivaTech

TechCrunch Startup Battlefield is headed to VivaTech in Paris on May 24th to find and feature the best early-stage startup across Europe! In partnership with VivaTech, Startup Battlefield Europe will…

Tech News Today 1813: Bad Millennial

Apple just launched a new machine learning site at machinelearning.apple.com. Volume 1 Issue One of the Apple Machine Learning Journal is available to read … source

Uber to pop up a service in Spain’s Costa del Sol in time for summer

Uber is expanding its presence in Spain by launching a licensed service on the country’s southern Costa del Sol coastline — ahead of the summer season when the region draws…

Dropbox beats expectations for its first quarterly check-in with Wall Street

Dropbox made its debut as a public company earlier this year and today passed through its first milestone of reporting its results to public investors, and it more or less…

Free stock trading app Robinhood rockets to a $5.6B valuation with new funding round

Robinhood started off as a dead-simple stock trading application that had no transaction fees — but since it’s continued to grow, and especially as it starts to dive into cryptocurrency, investors…

Tech News Today 692: Linux Gets Steamy

Skype launches video messaging, Valve launches Steam for Linux, Nintendo launches disaster, and more. source

Apple pulls the plug on its €850M data center project in Ireland over planning delays

Dark clouds have gathered and broken over Apple’s plans to build a data center in Ireland. Three years ago, Apple announced that it would invest $2 billion into building a…

Necto looks to help individuals get their own local ISP businesses off the ground

If you live in a city, you’re probably deciding between a handful of major broadband or wireless carriers — maybe something like Comcast or AT&T. But there’s a good chance…

Tech News Today 1600: Who’s On My Body Pillow?

Hosts: Megan Morrone, Jason Howell Guest: Sam Machkovech, Kurt Wagner Netflix might have a growing monopoly, the iPhone 7 gets a teardown, a Freedom … source

Hacker Kevin Mitnick shows how to bypass 2FA

A new exploit allows hackers to spoof two-factor authentication requests by sending a user to a fake login page and then stealing the username, password, and session cookie. KnowBe4 Chief…

Apple invests $10M in greenhouse gas-free aluminum smelting

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard joined a key execs from Apple and industrial manufacturers Alcoa and Rio Tinto to announce a new process for smelting…