Thursday, March 21, 2019

Japan’s “Society 5.0” initiative is a roadmap for today’s entrepreneurs

Japan, still suffering the consequences of its ‘Lost Decade’ of economic stagnation, is eyeing a transformation more radical than any...

New York cracks down on companies that sell fake followers

On Wednesday New York Attorney General Letitia James announced that her office had reached a settlement with Devumi, a company...

Apple disables group calling in FaceTime in response to eavesdropping bug

Apple has disabled the group calling feature within its FaceTime calling service while it works on a patch to fix a...

Los Angeles is using ride-hailing startup Via to shuttle people to...

Los Angeles is partnering with on-demand shuttle-based service Via as part of a pilot program that will give people rides...

Airbnb acquires Denmark’s Gaest to expand in bookings for meetings and...

Airbnb, now valued upwards of $30 billion and inching toward an IPO possibly as early as this year, has made...

Netflix joins the Motion Picture Association of America

Hollywood’s highest-profile lobbying group, the Motion Picture Association of America, has announced the addition of a new member: Netflix.The trade group’s membership includes...

Politiscope, an app to track Congressional voting records and bills, launches...

Last September, two former National Football League players launched an app called Politiscope to track the voting records of members...

Uber is exploring autonomous bikes and scooters

Uber is looking to integrate autonomous technology into its bike and scooter-share programs. Details are scarce, but...

The social layer is ironically key to Bitcoin’s security

A funny thing happened in the second half of 2018. At some moment, all the people active in crypto looked around and...

AWS launches Backup, a fully-managed backup service for AWS

Amazon’s AWS cloud computing service today launched Backup, a new tool that makes it easier for developers on the platform to...
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