Facebook for 6-Year-Olds? Welcome to Messenger Kids

Facebook says it built Messenger Kids, a new version of its popular communications app with parental controls, to help safeguard pre-teens who may...
DirecTV Now announces new features for 2018 as it passes 1 million subscribers

DirecTV Now announces new features for 2018 as it passes 1 million subscribers

Just over a year after the service launched, live TV streaming service DirecTV Now has topped 1 million subscribers, Variety reports. To celebrate,...
Foursquare VP of business development Mike Harkey has left for Google

Foursquare VP of business development Mike Harkey has left for Google

Foursquare’s VP of business development Mike Harkey, who has been with the company for more than five years,...
T-Mobile bets big on low-band 5G, completes its first data transmission

T-Mobile bets big on low-band 5G, completes its first data transmission

Just a week after Verizon completed its first 5G transmission on a smartphone, T-Mobile is making major 5G news as well. The carrier...
Jeff Bezos breaks ground on $1.5B Amazon cargo hub for 100 Prime Air planes

Jeff Bezos breaks ground on $1.5B Amazon cargo hub for 100 Prime Air planes

Amazon has all kinds of plans to speed up delivery times, but none come bigger than the $1.5 billion air cargo hub that...

Elon Musk's Ire Reveals a Wall Street-Silicon Valley Divide

Wall Street and Silicon Valley have never been happy bedfellows, and that was on full display this week during Tesla’s quarterly earnings call....
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The Rise of Bitcoin Gambling

Like any new product or a new discovery, people were reluctant to use Bitcoin when it first surfaced several years ago. However, the online...
Sisense acquires Periscope Data to build integrated data science and analytics solution

Sisense acquires Periscope Data to build integrated data science and analytics solution

Sisense announced today that it has acquired Periscope Data to create what it is calling a complete data science and analytics platform for...

Amazon’s Echo Dot for kids is all about the upsell

Earlier this week, Amazon released an Echo speaker made just for kids. The speakers go on sale May 9 and cost $80. That’s...
Google-incubated AdLingo uses chatbot integration to create conversational ads

Google-incubated AdLingo uses chatbot integration to create conversational ads

“Conversational marketing” is a phrase that I hear a lot, but when the team at AdLingo uses it, they mean something specific —...