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Google settled another privacy lawsuit today, promising to pay $17 million for circumventing users’ privacy wishes.
Yahoo wants to keep the NSA out, just like Google.
Richard Stallman believes the U.S. patent system damages the software industry.
In 2011, Jeremy Hammond hacked into intelligence firm Stratfor, obtaining private e-mail, credit card numbers, passwords, and personal information in the name of political activism.
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While the notion of dropping out to start your life’s work is romantic in Silicon Valley, many others are starting to look at “entrepreneurial MBAs.”
Just because you’re a developer doesn’t mean you’re a “software person,” says Twilio chief executive Jeff Lawson.
Poshmark finally released its Android app Tuesday opening its already popular iOS marketplace to a huge segment of potential “closet entrepreneurs.”
Startup culture is homogenous. It feeds itself into a cycle of startups that build features and sell them as businesses. Few are making big solutions for big problems. Racism and misogyny are still issues.
Telegram, a recently launched instant messenger, offers users encryption protection too sophisticated even for security agencies to overcome, the Russian business daily Vedomosti quoted Pavel Durov, a prominent Russian businessman, as saying.
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Russia’s vibrant mobile advertising scene has seen two major moves in the last few weeks: the launch of ad network AdCamp by Pult Group and IMHO Vi, and the announcement of a $3 million investment in mobile real-time bidding platform AdMoment by two venture funds.
Your Android app could soon be speaking French, Swedish, Hindi, and many more languages now that Google officially launched its mobile app translation service today.
If you’re looking into a career as a data scientist, you may soon become one of the most sought-after people in your industry.
Sometimes after a black hat gets caught, they find themselves suddenly on the white hat side with the opportunity to help government agencies or start a security company. Here are five examples of people who did just that.
Guest Post Developers need to start paying more attention to security, earlier in the process.
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Silk Road 2.0 just came out, and no, this isn’t the movie. The “dark-web” marketplace has been resurrected after its first version was shut down by the FBI last month.
We get many books sent to VentureBeat, but today was the first time we had both a hardback and a paperback of the same book sent to one reporter.
Security company Barracuda Networks made a cool $75 million today after a fairly quiet initial public offering ahead of Twitter’s much louder IPO event tomorrow.
Guest Post Lately, there’s been an undercurrent of criticism against the web, and not just the web itself, but its constant intrusion into our lives due to smartphones.
CyPhy, a company that builds flying robots got $7 million today to, well, build freaking flying robots.
If you’ve been complaining about the lack of privacy in your email, now’s the time to put your money where your mouth is.
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Driverless pods are officially going to be one U.K. town’s mode of public transportation. Those dirty, noisy buses are headed out to the retirement yard.
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Justin Beiber has invested $1.1 million into what is supposed to be the next teen social app to address teen-needs that aren’t already being met by social networks today.
MyWebRoom, a web-based content discovery app, raised $2.8 million today, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Active investors don’t have a lot of faith in Twitter.
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Twitter just got a little more expensive. The company raised its IPO price range to $23 to $25 dollars today, meaning it could be valued up to $13.9 billion by the time this is all over.
Devs aren’t all numbers and logic; they love word play and emotional expressions of their work. Yup, let’s get philosophical, people.
Editor's Pick These leaks about the NSA are really gumming up the works. U.S. tech companies are pissed. Citizens are pissed. The international community is pissed.
Instagram released its first advertisement today, and it’s a fairly pretty picture of a Michael Kors watch.
Edward Snowden may soon be on a flight to Germany to testify in an anticipated Bundestag-led investigation looking at the U.S. National Security Agency’s spy-tactics.
Contego wants to make sure that business or person you’re about to hire on isn’t a fake or a risky move.
You know those weeks when you just have a feeling your cow is getting constipated, but you’re not quite sure whether it’s time to change her diet?
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