Uber is making an aggressive drive into meal delivery, backed by a wave of staff recruitment, with the U.S. tech heavyweight gearing up to enter at least 22 new countries and take on local rivals.
It’s the end of an era for smartphone maker BlackBerry.
Add one more potential contender in the bid to acquire Twitter: Disney.
Communications app Snapchat has a new name, Snap Inc., and is getting into the fashion business.
One of the world’s largest package delivery companies is stepping up efforts to integrate drones into its system.
Twitter has received expressions of interest from several technology or media companies and may receive a formal bid shortly, sources said.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a goal that’s even more ambitious than connecting the entire world to the internet: He and his wife want to help eradicate all disease by the end of this century.
For years, Facebook has celebrated — boasted, even — about how quickly video advertisements were taking off on the social network. Then, a month ago, the company found something that has let some of the air out of that balloon: an algorithm it was using to tally up how much video people are actually watching was wrong. Continue reading “Facebook’s Secret Way of Counting Video Views Was Wrong All Along”
Yahoo confirmed Thursday that they experienced a “massive data breach” at the hands of what was most likely “state-sponsored actors” in late 2014. According to the company, “The account information may have included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords… and, in some cases, encrypted or unencrypted security questions and answers. The ongoing investigation suggests that stolen information did not include unprotected passwords, payment card data, or bank account information.” Yahoo dealt with a breach that affected 200 million user accounts earlier this summer. News of the breach comes as Yahoo finalizes its $4.8 billion deal with Verizo.
SOURCE: The Daily Beast Cheat Sheet