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Verizon Media Group is laying off 7 percent of its workforce

1 minute ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

The Verizon division formerly known as Oath is laying off 7 percent of its workforce, which amounts to roughly 800 employees. Oath was created after Verizon acquired AOL...
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Verizon cuts jobs at media unit that includes Yahoo, AOL

5 minutes ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Verizon is cutting hundreds of jobs from its media division which includes the former internet stars Yahoo and AOL, a source familiar with the matter said Wednesday.
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Wag founders ditch dogs for bikes with $37 million in funding

5 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   4 articles

Wag founders Jonathan and Joshua Viner are leaving dogs behind for bikes. Wheels , the Viner brothers' new electric bike-share startup, is announcing $37 million in funding...
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Facebook agrees to do more to tackle scam ads after celebrity defamation lawsuit

6 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   3 articles

Facebook has agreed to plough more resource into combating the use of its advertising platform by scammers, saying it will do more to tackle scam ads that use well-known public...
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Warung Pintar raises $27.5M to digitize Indonesia's street vendors

Warung Pintar raises $27.5M to digitize Indonesia's street vendors

2 days ago   |   TechCrunch

The digital revolution in Indonesia, Southeast Asia's largest economy, continues to attract big money from investors. Hot on the heels of a $50 million round for Bukalapak , a...
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Microsoft and Verizon Media extend Bing Ads-Yahoo deal

6 days ago   |   ZDnet

Microsoft's Bing Ads is now the exclusive search-ad provider for Verizon Media, which includes Yahoo and AOL properties.
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How open source software took over the world

How open source software took over the world

11 days ago   |   TechCrunch

It was just 5 years ago that there was an ample dose of skepticism from investors about the viability of open source as a business model. The common thesis was that Redhat was...
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Apple's increasingly tricky international trade-offs

Apple's increasingly tricky international trade-offs

17 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Far from Apple's troubles in emerging markets and China , the company is attracting the ire of what should really be a core supporter demographic naturally aligned with the...
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Tencent AI Lab loses key executive

20 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Chinese internet giant Tencent just lost a leading artificial intelligence figure. Zhang Tong , who previously worked at Yahoo, IBM and Baidu, has stepped down after directing...
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Cyber breaches abound in 2019

27 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Robert Ackerman Jr. Contributor Robert Ackerman Jr. is the founder and a managing director of AllegisCyber , an early-stage cybersecurity venture firm, and a founder of...
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A ‘Farming Simulator 19' esports league will crown Europe's best virtual farmer

A ‘Farming Simulator 19' esports league will crown Europe's best virtual farmer

Giants Software is turning Farming Simulator 19 into a full-fledged esports league, with 10 separate European tournaments being held before crowning the ultimate team of... Read more ...

Large, 4K OLED laptop displays from Samsung are on the way

Large, 4K OLED laptop displays from Samsung are on the way

Samsung plans to start mass production of 15-inch 4K OLED display panels next month. Large OLED displays are a relative rarity in laptops right now, but Samsung is looking to... Read more ...

Nintendo Switch Indie Highlights: All game reveals and release dates

Nintendo Switch Indie Highlights: All game reveals and release dates

Earlier today, Nintendo of Europe debuted a new Indie Highlights presentation for Nintendo Switch. The nearly 17-minute long video details a number of new indie games heading... Read more ...

Boeing's experimental autonomous aircraft completes its first test flight

Boeing's experimental autonomous aircraft completes its first test flight

Aurora Flight Sciences, a subsidiary of aerospace giant Boeing, said Wednesday that it recently conducted the first test flight of its all-electric autonomous passenger air... Read more ...

These accessories complete your Chromebook perfectly

These accessories complete your Chromebook perfectly

Your Chromebook is a productivity machine, and to keep productive, sometimes you need more than just the laptop itself. These accessories will help you maximize the experience... Read more ...

Facebook cracks down on fake news publishers with harsher punishments for...

Facebook cracks down on fake news publishers with harsher punishments for bad pages

Facebook has announced changes to how it handles and communicates violations of its policies around the publishing of fake news and misinformation, with the goal of preventing... Read more ...

YouTube TV finally goes nationwide almost two years after launch

YouTube TV finally goes nationwide almost two years after launch

YouTube TV is finally nearing nationwide availability. The streaming TV service was announced in February 2017, and it has been gradually rolling out to additional markets... Read more ...

Think trucks are basic? The 2020 GMC Sierra HD can see through a trailer

Think trucks are basic? The 2020 GMC Sierra HD can see through a trailer

GMC has released the new 2020 Sierra 2500 HD and Sierra 3500 HD. Both trucks are considerably more high-tech than their predecessors, and the new features mostly benefit... Read more ...

SpaceX's new test rocket topples over thanks to strong Texas winds

SpaceX's new test rocket topples over thanks to strong Texas winds

A prototype of SpaceX's next big rocket fell over and sustained damage in south Texas, thanks to high winds in the area. Images from SpaceX's facility in Boca Chica, Texas show... Read more ...

Facebook settles lawsuit over scammy ads with $3.9 million donation and a...

Facebook settles lawsuit over scammy ads with $3.9 million donation and a new reporting tool

British financial journalist Martin Lewis is dropping a lawsuit against Facebook after reaching a settlement with the company. Last year, Lewis alleged that Facebook defamed... Read more ...