December 2015 Archive

Thinga Launches Its Kid-Friendly Search Engine

 Yahoo Kids died a quiet death two years ago, but to BJ Heiney (who worked on the product from 1996 to 2000) the shutdown was ...

Debian Creator Ian Murdock Dead At 42

 Ian Murdock – the ‘ian’ in Debian – was found dead at his home in San Francisco on Monday. The cause is yet unknown. Murdock ...

Slack’s New TV Commercial Is Adorable And Effective

 If you’re in the tech world, then you know exactly what Slack is and does. As you eke outside of our little techosphere, however, you ...

Credit Karma Acquires Innovative Mobile Notifications Startup Snowball

 Credit and finance management platform Credit Karma, known best as the startup that offers free, no-strings-attached credit scores, has made its first acquisition. The company ...

Uber Taps Vinli To Provide WiFi In Las Vegas Cars During CES 2016

 Las Vegas just got a touch more bearable. Uber is using Vinli and T-Mobile to equip its Vegas cars with Wifi. Thanks to Vinli’s hardware, ...

In Silicon Valley Now, It's Almost Always Winner Takes All (Om Malik/New Yorker)

Om Malik / New Yorker:In Silicon Valley Now, It’s Almost Always Winner Takes All  —  In September, 2014, after investing in a ride-sharing company called ...

Former Microsoft employees say company failed to alert Hotmail users in 2011 that their accounts were hacked by Chinese authorities (Joseph Menn/Reuters)

Joseph Menn / Reuters:Former Microsoft employees say company failed to alert Hotmail users in 2011 that their accounts were hacked by Chinese authorities  —  Microsoft ...

Microsoft now notifies users if it believes their accounts were targeted by a state-sponsored hacker (Scott Charney/Microsoft on the Issues)

Scott Charney / Microsoft on the Issues:Microsoft now notifies users if it believes their accounts were targeted by a state-sponsored hacker  —  Additional steps to ...

Valve Apologizes For Steam's Christmas Malfunction, Says It Affected 34,000 Users (Jason Schreier/Kotaku)

Jason Schreier / Kotaku:Valve Apologizes For Steam’s Christmas Malfunction, Says It Affected 34,000 Users  —  Valve has finally apologized for last week’s Steam Christmas disaster, ...

Sources: development for updated Twitter Mac app was outsourced; one source says to Black Pixel (Casey Newton/The Verge)

Casey Newton / The Verge:Sources: development for updated Twitter Mac app was outsourced; one source says to Black Pixel  —  Twitter’s updated Mac app wasn’t ...

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