Month: March 2018

Here are the internal Facebook posts of employees discussing today’s leaked memo

The publication of a June 2016 memo describing the consequences of Facebook’s growth-at-all-costs triggered an emotional conversation at the company today. An internal post reacting to the memo found employees angry and heartbroken that their teammates were sharing internal company…

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LG went to Reddit’s Android community for feedback on smartphone notches

You may be surprised to hear this, but smartphone notches have been pretty controversial: some people hate them, other people… don’t have strong opinions on the matter. But no one loves the notch. So to find out how…

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Uber scaled back the number of sensors on its self-driving cars

As we wait for the first report from the National Traffic Safety Board on the fatal Uber crash in Tempe, Arizona, new details about the ride-hailing company’s self-driving program continue to trickle out. And as you would expect, it’s…

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Google To Acquire Startup Tenor As Mobile GIF-Sharing Explodes

Google is acquiring the mobile GIF keyboard and search engine Tenor in a move that should help the advertising giant bolster its search data and offer its marketers an increasingly popular advertising format. Both companies announced the deal on Tuesday, but…

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How to use Facebook while giving it the minimum amount of personal data

Facebook has found itself embroiled in yet another colossal controversy related to how its sprawling, multibillion-person social network has been abused by bad actors. This time, the culprit is Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics firm used by President Donald Trump’s…

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4 Things to Look for During the Job Interview

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Are you obsessed with how you’ll sell yourself during the interview? Highlighting your skills, talents and abilities is certainly important, but equally important is finding a job that will be a good fit for you. You are interviewing to…

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How Much Does Health Insurance Cost Nationwide?

Compare available health plans state to state. Find your state below and get information about medical insurance companies and products offered there, then get a fast, free health insurance quote. State Number of Carriers Monthly Premiums start at…

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Google is reportedly buying light-field camera startup Lytro

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Multiple sources tell TechCrunch that Google is acquiring Lytro, an imaging startup that specializes in light-field technology. According to TechCrunch, one source says the deal is an “asset sale” and the company is being bought for no more than $40 million….

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WhatsApp co-founder tells everyone to delete Facebook

In 2014, Facebook bought WhatsApp for $16 billion, making its co-founders — Jan Koum and Brian Acton — very wealthy men. Koum continues to lead the company, but Acton quit earlier this year to start his own foundation. And he…

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U.S. Federal Government Employment Policies

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In 2011, the federal government, excluding the Postal Service, is the Nation’s largest employer with about 2.0 million civilian employees. Discrimination As 2011, the federal government’s equal employment opportunity policy reads: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment…

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