January 2017 Archive

First Big Shock For Wall Street: Republicans Warn No Trump Tax Reform Until Spring 2018

When it comes to Wall Street, Trump can launch martial law, suspend habeas corpus and/or use the Constitution for kindling and the market could care ...

Some tech executives are matching ACLU donations amid immigration ban protests

 Tech executives are offering to match donations to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) following the enactment of an executive order banning entry to refugees ...

Uber apologizes for “confusion” at JFK during immigration protest

 Uber has apologized today for promoting surge pricing to and from JFK during yesterday’s protest and taxi strike. After the enactment of an executive order barring refugees ...

Echo Health Ventures Rob Coppedge talks about the coming reckoning to health tech investments

 Health tech investments have been red hot the last few years, but Rob Coppedge, the CEO of Echo Health Ventures says while the industry isn’t ...

The sound of impending failure

 If we can find a way to automate listening itself, we would be able to more intelligently monitor our world and its machines day and ...

Cisco, Foxconn, Bosch, Gemalto, blockchain startups, and others form an alliance to develop blockchain-based security protocol for IoT devices (Corin Faife/CoinDesk)

Corin Faife / CoinDesk:Cisco, Foxconn, Bosch, Gemalto, blockchain startups, and others form an alliance to develop blockchain-based security protocol for IoT devices  —  The Internet ...

Sources: Fitbit to announce on Monday it will cut 5% to 10% of its ~1600 employees, amid a weaker-than-expected quarter; source says cuts will save firm ~$200M (Reed Albergotti/The Information)

Reed Albergotti / The Information:Sources: Fitbit to announce on Monday it will cut 5% to 10% of its ~1600 employees, amid a weaker-than-expected quarter; source ...

123 of 187 of Washington DC police CCTV network video recorders were infected with ransomware, unable to record between January 12 and 15 (Clarence Williams/Washington Post)

Clarence Williams / Washington Post:123 of 187 of Washington DC police CCTV network video recorders were infected with ransomware, unable to record between January 12 ...

In response to Trump's travel ban, tech execs, investors, and firms including Lyft, Google pledge donations to ACLU as well as other non-profits and initiatives (Matthew Lynley/TechCrunch)

Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:In response to Trump’s travel ban, tech execs, investors, and firms including Lyft, Google pledge donations to ACLU as well as other ...

Kalanick's work with Trump and tepid travel ban response prompt #DeleteUber backlash after company suspends surge pricing at JFK Airport amid taxi work stoppage (Matthew Dessem/Slate)

Matthew Dessem / Slate:Kalanick’s work with Trump and tepid travel ban response prompt #DeleteUber backlash after company suspends surge pricing at JFK Airport amid taxi ...

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