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Pinterest Is Rare ‘Unicorn’ Preparing an I.P.O. Without Hemorrhaging Cash
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:14:36 GMT
In its offering prospectus, Pinterest reported $756 million in revenue in 2018, which came from advertising, up 60 percent from a year earlier, while it lost $63 million, compared with a net loss of $138 million in 2017.
Warnings of a Dark Side to A.I. in Health Care
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:10:23 GMT
Scientists worry that with just tiny tweaks to data, neural networks can be fooled into committing “adversarial attacks” that mislead rather than help.
Tech Fix: I Deleted Facebook Last Year. Here’s What Changed (and What Didn’t).
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:34:45 GMT
Bits: The Week in Tech: Our Future Robots Will Need Super-Smart Safety Checks
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:00:00 GMT
If software was at fault in the deadly crashes of two Boeing 737s like these, it raises questions about how technology that’s critical to safety is regulated.
Why Netflix Won’t Be Part of Apple TV
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 14:52:55 GMT
Jen Folse, lead designer for Apple TV, at the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference last June. On Monday, Apple plans to unveil a news and entertainment bundle, which will not include Netflix.
The Great American Cardboard Comeback
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:19:49 GMT
Tesla Sales Slump as ’19 Starts Is Hinted At in State Data
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 22:55:42 GMT
A Tesla Model S on display in Denver. According to a compilation of data from 23 states, registrations of new Tesla vehicles dropped significantly from January to February.
Spreading the Mosque Shooting Video Is a Crime in New Zealand
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 21:12:28 GMT
Police officers outside Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand. A teenager was charged over a photograph posted a week before the terrorist attack on the mosque with the caption “target acquired.”
Tech Fix: Facebook Did Not Securely Store Passwords. Here’s What You Need to Know.
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 19:57:15 GMT
Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook. The company said millions of user account passwords had been stored insecurely.
Rent the Runway Now Valued at $1 Billion With New Funding
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:54:24 GMT
Workers at Rent the Runway’s warehouse in Secaucus, N.J. The company is planning to open a second distribution facility in Dallas and an 8,000-square-foot store in San Francisco.
How to Not Ruin Your Life (or Just Die of Embarrassment) With a Screen Share
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 10:37:57 GMT
There are settings to help you avoid this. Here’s how to use them.
The Sometimes Catastrophic, but Mostly Just Embarrassing Consequences of Screen Sharing at Work
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:36:24 GMT
New Paid Apple News Service Said to Feature Wall Street Journal
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 21:03:12 GMT
The Wall Street Journal plans to join a new subscription news service run by Apple, even as some other major publishers balked at the terms, two people familiar with the plans said.
Giant Military Contract Has a Hitch: A Little-Known Entrepreneur
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 22:44:37 GMT
Watches Are Yet Another Easy Way Rich People Make Their Money Into More Money
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 19:21:00 GMT
The high-end watch market is a strong investment vehicle for wealthy people.
In Andrew Yang, the Internet Finds a Meme-Worthy Candidate
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:14:18 GMT
Andrew Yang, left, a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, with Robert Kvasne, a supporter, at a campaign event in Cleveland in February.
Amazon and Union at Odds Over Firing of Staten Island Warehouse Worker
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 03:47:40 GMT
Justin Rashad Long accuses Amazon of firing him for speaking out about working conditions in its Staten Island warehouse.
A Dating App for Three, Plus
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:21:18 GMT
Tech We’re Using: Talking to Taffy Is Low Tech. And Intense.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 18:30:03 GMT
Taffy Brodesser-Akner loves an Olympus recorder and pick-up microphone.
Google Fined $1.7 Billion by E.U. for Unfair Advertising Rules
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 21:28:54 GMT
European regulators said Google had violated antitrust rules by imposing unfair terms on companies that used Google’s search bar on their websites in Europe.