OutVoice officially launches its freelancer payment tools – TechCrunch

OutVoice officially launches its freelancer payment tools – TechCrunch

OutVoice, a startup that allows editors to pay freelancers with the click of a button, has officially left beta…

MontyCloud raises $2.85 million for its cloud management platform – TechCrunch

Linear lines up $4.2M led by Sequoia to build a better platform for software developer collaboration – TechCrunch

Keywee introduces a new Loyalty Score to help publishers reach the most valuable readers – TechCrunch

Splice teaches AI to sell Similar Sounds as users double – TechCrunch

Robotics & AI 2020 – TechCrunch

Placement is the much-needed talent agent for jobseekers – TechCrunch

Annual Extra Crunch members get a discount on Aircall – TechCrunch

Route’s app auto-tracks all your packages, raises $12M – TechCrunch

Celonis, a leader in big data process mining for enterprises, nabs $290M on a $2.5B valuation – TechCrunch

Wonderbly launches Wonderbly Studios to let other brands use its personalisation API for printed books – TechCrunch

Omnius CEO Sofie Quidenus-Wahlforss is joining us at Disrupt Berlin – TechCrunch

With echoes of Theranos, Truvian Sciences revives the dream of low-cost, accessible blood tests – TechCrunch

Kleiner Perkins joins $24.5M funding led by Blockchain Capital for Bison Trails – TechCrunch

Bandit opens a ‘mobile-only’ coffee shop in New York

WHILL brings its autonomous wheelchairs to North American airports – TechCrunch

Announcing TechCrunch Early Stage, a new event series all about founders – TechCrunch

VEnvirotech transforms organic waste into bioplastics – TechCrunch

Tuesday Company acquires VoteWithMe as tech for politics looks to consolidate ahead of 2020 – TechCrunch

Circ, the Berlin-based e-scooter company, makes layoffs following ‘operational learnings’ – TechCrunch

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Linear takes $4.2M led by Sequoia to build a better bug tracker and more – TechCrunch

Linear takes $4.2M led by Sequoia to build a better bug tracker and more – TechCrunch

Software will eat the world, as the saying goes, but in doing so, some developers are likely to get…

Reimagine inside sales to ramp up B2B customer acquisition – TechCrunch

Google Cloud launches Bare Metal Solution – TechCrunch

Google makes converting VMs to containers easier with the GA of Migrate for Anthos – TechCrunch

Salesforce, AWS expand partnership to bring Amazon Connect to Service Cloud – TechCrunch

The Cerebras CS-1 computes deep learning AI problems by being bigger, bigger, and bigger than any other chip – TechCrunch

18 months after acquisition, MuleSoft is integrating more deeply into Salesforce – TechCrunch

Gremlin brings Chaos Engineering as a Service to Kubernetes – TechCrunch

Bill McDermott takes reins as ServiceNow CEO sooner than expected with new CFO – TechCrunch

Salesforce, Apple partnership begins to come to life – TechCrunch

Why Salesforce is moving Marketing Cloud to Microsoft Azure – TechCrunch

AWS confirms reports it will challenge JEDI contract award to Microsoft – TechCrunch

Adobe announces GA of customer data platform – TechCrunch

Salesforce announces it’s moving Marketing Cloud to Microsoft Azure – TechCrunch

Moveworks snags $75M Series B to resolve help desk tickets with AI – TechCrunch

Eigen nabs $37M to help banks and others parse huge documents using natural language and ‘small data’

Messaging app Wire confirms $8.2M raise, responds to privacy concerns after moving holding company to the US – TechCrunch

AWS, Salesforce join forces with Linux Foundation on Cloud Information Model – TechCrunch

Freshworks raises $150M Series H on $3.5B valuation – TechCrunch

Atlassian expands Jira Service Desk beyond IT teams – TechCrunch

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Netgear’s Meural Canvas II is a better version of the best home gadget for photographers – TechCrunch

Netgear’s Meural Canvas II is a better version of the best home gadget for photographers – TechCrunch

Netgear has released the first updated Canvas digital art from from Meural since acquiring the company last September, and…

Amazon launches a Dash Smart Shelf for businesses that automatically restocks supplies – TechCrunch

Sonos acquires voice assistant startup Snips, potentially to build out on-device voice control – TechCrunch

Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro battery case sports a new camera button – TechCrunch

Ubiquiti announces new AmpliFi Alien router with Wi-Fi 6 – TechCrunch

The iRobot Roomba s9+ and Braava m6 are the robots you should trust to clean your house well – TechCrunch

Angell is a smart bike with an integrated display – TechCrunch

Intel and Argonne National Lab on ‘exascale’ and their new Aurora supercomputer – TechCrunch

Logitech accessory kit makes the Xbox Adaptive Controller even more accessible – TechCrunch

The new AirFly Pro is the perfect travel buddy for your AirPods Pro – TechCrunch

Motorola throws back to the future with a foldable Razr reboot – TechCrunch

Return of the Mack – TechCrunch

Apple’s Mac Pro ships in December with maximum 8TB of storage – TechCrunch

Samsung’s Space Monitor is handsome and minimal — if you have the desk for it – TechCrunch

Smartphone maker Realme is taking India and other emerging markets by storm – TechCrunch

Adidas backpedals on robotic shoe production with Speedfactory closures – TechCrunch

Vape lung ‘breakthrough’ suggests lethal culprit in THC products could be vitamin E acetate – TechCrunch

This robotic arm slows down to avoid the uncanny valley – TechCrunch

DNA testing startup Veritas Genetics confirms data breach – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 starts shipping – TechCrunch

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Q&A: LightStep’s Spoonhower on Microservices, Deep Systems

Q&A: LightStep’s Spoonhower on Microservices, Deep Systems

As microservices, multi-cloud, and other features introduce more layers of complexity, developers may need a hand combing through the thicket of apps. There may be no going back as ecosystems get peppered with options meant…

Cloudera Sets Agenda for Next Era Cloud Data Analytics

Cloudera Sets Agenda for Next Era Cloud Data Analytics

As the dust clears from HPE’s acquisition of MapR in the climax of the Hadoop story, Cloudera sets out the plan for an era of big data platforms in the cloud. It may seem like…

Rewriting Disaster Recovery Plans for the Edge

Rewriting Disaster Recovery Plans for the Edge

In an era when systems and applications are dispersed throughout the enterprise and the cloud, IT leaders have to rethink their disaster recovery plans. Writing a disaster recovery plan has been the responsibility of IT…

Security

5 Ways Android Won Me Over

5 Ways Android Won Me Over

From security to “Lego” programming, Android has more going for it than you might think. For the past two years,…

Hacker Weev Free After Appeal

Hacker Weev Free After Appeal

Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer, who embarrassed AT&T by exposing a security flaw, had his conviction overturned by federal appeals court.  …

Google Glass Goes Public – InformationWeek

Google Glass Goes Public – InformationWeek

Google Glass Explorer Program will be open to US-based adults on tax day. 20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2014…

Amazon Plans 3D Phone: Report

Amazon Plans 3D Phone: Report

Amazon phone capable of displaying images in three dimensions could ship this fall. Microsoft Office For iPad: 7 Questions Answered…

Facebook Changes: What To Expect

Facebook Changes: What To Expect

Facebook cracks down on spammy posts, tweaks privacy options, and revamps messaging. Here’s what it means to you. 10 Famous…

Luring The Elusive Cyber Security Pro

Luring The Elusive Cyber Security Pro

Struggling to find scarce IT security talent? Make sure your hiring managers understand the certifications and match candidates for skills…

Twitter Posts Betray Illness – InformationWeek

Twitter Posts Betray Illness – InformationWeek

Tweets reveal whether you have influenza, according to Penn State researchers. 15 Apps For Healthy Living (Click image for larger…

Georgia Solves Campaign Finance Data Challenge Via OCR

Georgia Solves Campaign Finance Data Challenge Via OCR

In a project to make financial disclosure and campaign contribution data public, Georgia turns to Captricity’s hybrid system, which combines…

Google Maps Shows Crimea As Russian To Russians

Google Maps Shows Crimea As Russian To Russians

Google makes Crimea part of Russia on the Russian version of Google Maps and draws protests and scrutiny. Twitter Revamp:…

Enterprise Wearables Will Avoid BYOD Pitfalls

Enterprise Wearables Will Avoid BYOD Pitfalls

Wearable devices made for the enterprise will offer more immediate value than BYOD programs. Here’s why. By now, it’s clear…

Secure Collaboration Tool Aims to Stop Data Leaks

Secure Collaboration Tool Aims to Stop Data Leaks

BAE Systems’ leakage-prevention Secure Information Broker Appliance program edits info your organization doesn’t want outsiders to see. Domestic Drones: 5…

Facebook Friend Tracking: 3 Facts

Facebook Friend Tracking: 3 Facts

Facebook’s “Nearby Friends” feature will track, store, and share your location with friends. Before you turn it on, here’s what…

Heartbleed Will Require Rehab – InformationWeek

Heartbleed Will Require Rehab – InformationWeek

Patches are just band-aids. Heartbleed’s long-term effects will force companies to reassess how they deploy and manage technology. Security experts…

Doctors Doping: What Can Tech Do?

Doctors Doping: What Can Tech Do?

It’s estimated 100,000 healthcare professionals abuse prescription drugs, endangering patients and hospitals. Video, bar coding, and even robots could bring…

Sensitive Data: What Constitutes ‘Reasonable Protection’?

Sensitive Data: What Constitutes ‘Reasonable Protection’?

NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework takes on new context for industry execs in light of FTC lawsuit against the Wyndham hotel chain…

Google Street View Offers Time Travel

Google Street View Offers Time Travel

Street View images from different periods can now be compared to see how places have changed over time. Google’s 10…

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Facebook’s latest experiment is a meme creation app, Whale – TechCrunch

Facebook’s latest experiment is a meme creation app, Whale – TechCrunch

Facebook’s NPE Team, a division inside the social networking giant that will build experimental consumer-facing social apps, has now added…

Facebook announces dates for its 2020 F8 developers conference – TechCrunch

Facebook announces dates for its 2020 F8 developers conference – TechCrunch

Facebook announced its plans for its F8 annual developer conference, which is where the company shows off its latest technology,…

SocialRank sells biz to Trufan, pivots to a mobile LinkedIn – TechCrunch

SocialRank sells biz to Trufan, pivots to a mobile LinkedIn – TechCrunch

What do you do when your startup idea doesn’t prove big enough? Run it as a scrawny but profitable lifestyle…

Twitter launches a way to report abusive use of its Lists feature – TechCrunch

Twitter launches a way to report abusive use of its Lists feature – TechCrunch

Like many things found on today’s social media platforms, Twitter’s Lists feature was introduced without thinking about the impact it…

Google Maps tests a social networking feature with the ability to ‘follow’ Local Guides – TechCrunch

Google Maps tests a social networking feature with the ability to ‘follow’ Local Guides – TechCrunch

Google Maps will soon begin testing a new feature that’s more common to social networks like Facebook, rather than a…

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Spotify confirms it’s testing real-time lyrics synced to music – TechCrunch

Spotify confirms it’s testing real-time lyrics synced to music – TechCrunch

With the launch of iOS 13, Apple added perfectly timed live lyrics to its Apple Music…

Facebook quietly built “Popular Photos”, an in-app Instagram – TechCrunch

Instagram tests hiding Like counts globally – TechCrunch

Disney+ to launch in India, Southeast Asian markets next year – TechCrunch

Yahoo Japan and Line are reportedly going to merge – TechCrunch

Minecraft Earth is live, so get tapping – TechCrunch

Instagram Stories launches TikTok clone Reels in Brazil – TechCrunch

Facebook’s first experimental apps from its ‘NPE Team’ division focus on students, chat & music – TechCrunch

Popular Android phones can be tricked into snooping on their owners – TechCrunch

T-Mobile sugar-coats Sprint merger with promises of free data — but only if it’s approved – TechCrunch

Spotify’s podcasting app Anchor now helps you make trailers – TechCrunch

With $6.5M in funding, Aircam offers a fast, easy way to share photos at events – TechCrunch

Tinder’s interactive video series ‘Swipe Night’ is going international next year – TechCrunch

FCC approves T-Mobile/Sprint merger despite serious concerns – TechCrunch

AT&T will pay $60 million over fake unlimited data ‘bait and switch scam’ – TechCrunch

Huawei calls hackers to Munich for secret bug bounty meeting – TechCrunch

Adobe’s Photoshop Camera is an AI-powered photo editor for your phone – TechCrunch

Adobe launches Photoshop for iPad – TechCrunch

TikTok expands its influence to third-party apps with new developer program & SDK – TechCrunch

AI in E-Commerce: Risk or Competitive Advantage?

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Facebook’s Libra code chugs along ignoring regulatory deadlock – TechCrunch

Facebook’s Libra code chugs along ignoring regulatory deadlock – TechCrunch

“5 months and growing strong” the Libra Association announced today in an post about its technical…

Twitter makes its political ad ban official – TechCrunch

TikTok tests social commerce – TechCrunch

This ride-hailing PR pitch shows platforms and digital campaign ‘dark arts’ want democracy to be pay to play – TechCrunch

Social network for motherhood Peanut raises $5M, expands to include women trying to conceive – TechCrunch

Facebook wants you to pay people on Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp with Facebook Pay – TechCrunch

Facebook says government demands for user data are at a record high – TechCrunch

A US federal court finds suspicionless searches of phones at the border is illegal – TechCrunch

Facebook pilloried over iPhone ‘secret camera access’ bug – TechCrunch

S’More is a new dating app that looks to suspend physical attraction for something more – TechCrunch

Dutch court orders Facebook to ban celebrity crypto scam ads after another lawsuit – TechCrunch

Snapchat Spectacles 3 review: Pretty, pricey – TechCrunch

Facebook finally lets you banish nav bar tabs & red dots – TechCrunch

Twitter drafts a deepfake policy that would label and warn, but not always remove, manipulated media – TechCrunch

Instagram to test hiding Like counts in US, which could hurt influencers – TechCrunch

Ex-Facebook CPO Chris Cox now advises on climate & campaign tech – TechCrunch

Legislators from ten parliaments put the squeeze on Facebook – TechCrunch

YouTube’s homepage redesign focuses on usability, giving you control over recommendations – TechCrunch

WhatsApp says it will let you control if and how you get added to Groups (for real this time) – TechCrunch

Saudi Arabia reportedly recruited Twitter employees to steal personal data of activists – TechCrunch