Monday, May 20, 2019

Amazon is bringing hands-free Alexa to Fire 7 and Fire HD...

Amazon is bringing “hands-free” access to Alexa – a feature currently found on its flagship Fire HD 10 tablet – to the rest of...

Does Google’s Duplex violate two-party consent laws?

Google’s Duplex, which calls businesses on your behalf and imitates a real human, ums and ahs included, has sparked a bit of controversy...

Grindr sends HIV status to third parties, and some personal data...

Hot on the heels of last week’s security issues, dating app Grindr is under fire again for inappropriate sharing of HIV status with...

FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn reiterates need to fight for open internet

 When the FCC rolled back net neutrality protections in December, advocates for the free, open internet came out in masse. Although the decision has...

Oracle wins appeal against Google in copyright case

If you thought the Oracle v. Google saga was over at last, we have some bad news for you. On Tuesday, the...

Gillmor Gang: Pop-Up Shop

The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Frank Radice, Esteban Kolsky, Michael Markman, and Steve Gillmor . Recorded live Friday, May...

House and Senate put Zuckerberg on notice: “You are the right...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been rather scarce lately, despite a host of woes besetting his company — but Wednesday he emerged from...

TrendKite expands its PR analytics platform by acquiring Insightpool and Union...

TrendKite is making its first two acquisitions — according to CEO Erik Huddleston, they give the company “the last two components” needed for a...

ezCater acquires GoCater to expand beyond the US

Catering marketplace company ezCater is already putting its big $100 million funding round to good use. The company is acquiring GoCater, a European marketplace...

Google is testing a new image search on desktop that looks...

Pinterest has set the pace for how to present visual search results to those who are looking for pictures rather than words as answers....
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