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Snap’s transparency to be reviewed by SEC committee

(Reuters) – An investor committee that advises the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will next week review if Snap’s decision to deny shareholders voting rights might also reduce the social media company’s public disclosures...

Lyft reportedly seeks $500 million in new funding

Lyft is reportedly in the process of fundraising a new round of capital, taking advantage of Uber’s current internal crisis. It’s reported that the on-demand ride hailing service is talking to potential investors about...

How AI will lead to self-healing mobile networks

GUEST: Today we are routinely awed by the promise of machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI). Our phones speak to us and our favorite apps can ID our friends and family in our...

Why building social robots is harder than you think

GUEST: Social robots stole the show at CES in Vegas this year. Dozens of offerings were on display, ranging from robots that tutor you in physics (Einstein), queue up your favorite recipes (Mykie), and...

5 essential Nintendo Switch accessories

Amazon, GameStop, or the retailer of your choice just processed the $300 (plus tax) charge for your new Nintendo Switch, and your new console will get here by the weekend. I understand that the...

You can listen to Crunch Report and Bullish on iTunes

You can listen to Crunch Report and Bullish on iTunes

 Now you can listen to your favorite TechCrunch shows in the car, on a run or wherever you desire! TechCrunch’s Crunch Report and Bullish are officially available in the iTunes store in audio-only versions....

Box’s Levie touts positive cash flow

Box’s Levie touts positive cash flow

 Cloud content management company Box posted fourth-quarter earnings after the bell on Wednesday with shares quickly plummeting in initial after-hours trading. They mostly recovered, trading down just 1 percent by late afternoon. Box beat investor expectations...

Leaked emails put spotlight on Snapchat sales tactics

Leaked emails put spotlight on Snapchat sales tactics

 Everytown for Gun Safety, a gun safety and gun control nonprofit backed by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, faced an awkward decision while working with Snapchat last year, according to leaked emails obtained by...

Huzzah! Gmail now accepts attachments up to 50 MB

Huzzah! Gmail now accepts attachments up to 50 MB

 The only thing I like less than getting a 50-megabyte attachment in an email is not getting it because it bounced. That should happen less frequently now that Google has raised the bar for...

How Synthego’s founders went from a mission to Mars to a mission to cure disease

How Synthego’s founders went from a mission to Mars to a mission to cure disease

 When an entrepreneur quits their job to found a company, you’re bound to hear the words “I want to build something meaningful. I want to have a bigger impact.” Well, if your job is...

Marissa Mayer forgoes bonus and equity in wake of Yahoo security incidents

Marissa Mayer forgoes bonus and equity in wake of Yahoo security incidents

 Yahoo’s board has decided that CEO Marissa Mayer will not receive her annual bonus this year, a decision linked to Yahoo’s handling of the 2014 security breach that exposed data from 500 million user...

Snap values itself at nearly $24B with its IPO pricing

Snap values itself at nearly $24B with its IPO pricing

 Snap has given a final price for its IPO, setting the company’s valuation at nearly $24 billion with a price of $17 per share, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. With...

Folião se surpreende ao saber que festa controlada por bicheiros não tem lei nem punição 

Folião se surpreende ao saber que festa controlada por bicheiros não tem lei nem punição 

A decisão da Liga Independente das Escolas de Samba do Rio de Janeiro não vai rebaixar escola alguma pegou foliões de surpresa. “Eu nunca imaginei que uma festa controlada por bicheiros pudesse não ter...

Cloudbleed investigation turns up a million leaks but no signs of exploitation

Cloudbleed investigation turns up a million leaks but no signs of exploitation

 Since Cloudflare revealed a bug that caused random chunks of data to leak from customer websites, including Fitbit and OkCupid, the company has worked to determine the extent of the problem. It turns out...

FCC votes to negate broadband privacy rules

FCC votes to negate broadband privacy rules

 As new FCC Commissioner Aji Pai telegraphed last week, the commission voted today to stay a set of privacy rules for broadband providers, adopted last year, which would have come into effect tomorrow. Read...

Ano novo na Tailândia! Passagens para Bangkok a partir de R$ 2.488 no fim do ano!

Ano novo na Tailândia! Passagens para Bangkok a partir de R$ 2.488 no fim do ano!

Que tal passar o Ano Novo em uma super viagem … Continuar lendo Ano novo na Tailândia! Passagens para Bangkok a partir de R$ 2.488 no fim do ano! (para ler a notícia completa...

Pilgrim SDK by Foursquare — Location data to understand & engage with your customers

Pilgrim SDK by Foursquare — Location data to understand & engage with your customers

“ Saw the post on Mashable: Foursquare just unveiled its biggest project yet Location Intelligence to understand, communicate & engage with your customers – in real time. To be fair, Foursquare has A LOT...

Crivella canta em evento e carioca passa a achar que foi melhor mesmo ele sumir no Carnaval

Crivella canta em evento e carioca passa a achar que foi melhor mesmo ele sumir no Carnaval

O prefeito do Rio de Janeiro Marcelo Crivella deu um W.O. no Carnaval do Rio de Janeiro mas não deixou de comemorar à sua maneira: com música Os cariocas, que reclamaram muito porque Crivella...

Aécio é chamado para depor mas não sabe onde fica o Fórum

Aécio é chamado para depor mas não sabe onde fica o Fórum

O procurador Geral da República, Rodrigo Janot, intimou o senador Aécio Neves a depor no caso de Furnas. Citado várias vezes na Lava Jato, essa é a primeira vez que o senador vai prestar...

Volotea oferece 100 mil passagens aéreas pela Europa por apenas 5 euros com taxas inclusas!

Volotea oferece 100 mil passagens aéreas pela Europa por apenas 5 euros com taxas inclusas!

A Volotea, uma das principais companhias low costs, está com uma … Continuar lendo Volotea oferece 100 mil passagens aéreas pela Europa por apenas 5 euros com taxas inclusas! (para ler a notícia completa clique...