May 20, 2018 -
Watergate happened in audio. Bless his patriotic soul, President Nixon generously bugged his own offices and tapped his own phones. It was Nixon’s own unmistakable voice, conspiring on dirty tricks and putative obstruction of justice, that checkmated him.
President Trump is also his own wiretap,...
May 18, 2018 - Square customers are treating the payment company's Cash app more like a bank account than the company intended, CEO Jack Dorsey said this week.
May 18, 2018 - Cryptocurrencies were trending lower Friday morning, after some modest recovery a day earlier. The weakness persisted despite some positive vibes from China, where the government released its first blockchain ranking index. Here is a wrap of the main news from the cryptocurrency and blockchain space over the past 24 hours.
May 18, 2018 - Just how much some of the Bay Area’s biggest technology employers — including Facebook, Alphabet, Inc., Salesforce.com and Twitter — pay their workers is slowly coming to light.
That's thanks to new federal financial reporting rules that require many public companies to calculate and disclose median worker pay, and how that compares to the CEO's compensation.
You can see how 20 of the region's biggest tech employers — including Netflix, eBay, GoPro, PayPal Holdings, Box, Zynga, ServiceNow,…
May 18, 2018 - Jack Dorsey, chief executive officer of both Twitter and Square, said the internet is set to have a native currency and the crypto community must help it happen. "I don't know if it will be Bitcoin, but I hope it will be," Dorsey said on stage at the Consensus 2018 blockchain conference that concluded on May 16 in New York.
May 18, 2018 - Facebook (FB) collaborates with Atlantic Council to better manage election and other sensitive campaigns on the platform.
May 18, 2018 - Facebook (FB) is working on adding advertisements in Stories, which now has 150 million daily active users.
May 18, 2018 - Acxiom's (ACXM) fourth-quarter 2018 results benefit from solid performance of Connectivity segment & expanding international footprint.
May 17, 2018 - Lawmakers on Thursday sought to convince Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey to testify before Congress as part of their probe into the privacy practices of the country’s largest tech companies. Dorsey, in his first-ever visit to the U.S. Capitol, met with legislators, including Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), the leader of the tech-focused House Energy and […]
May 17, 2018 - Federal immigration officials have abandoned their pursuit of a controversial machine-learning technology that was a pillar of the Trump administration’s “extreme vetting” of foreign visitors, dealing a reality check to the goal of using artificial intelligence to predict human behavior. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials told tech-industry contractors last summer they wanted a system for […]