Saturday, August 15, 2020

First major GDPR decisions looming on Twitter and Facebook – TechCrunch

The lead data regulator for much of big tech in Europe is moving inexorably towards issuing its first major cross-border GDPR decision — saying today it’s submitted a draft decision...

Google Chrome’s Tab Groups Help You Organize Your Tabs

You can now group your Google Chrome tabs thanks to a feature called Tab Groups. Google Chrome Tab Groups let you organize your tabs, whether by topic, task, or progress....

How will coronavirus change the world? — Parlia launches to help you find out...

“Is Greta Thunberg a hypocrite?” Google that phrase and you will get thousands of results. It just goes to show that, to a large extent, the “Q&A” model is broken...

Locatee raises $4M Series A for its workplace analytics platform – TechCrunch

Locatee, a Swiss startup that uses existing sensors and IT infrastructures to provide employers and commercial real estate owners with detailed data about how their spaces are utilized, today announced...

Cloud Foundry renews its focus on developer experience as it looks beyond the enterprise...

The Cloud Foundry Foundation (CFF) just went through a major leadership change, with executive director Abby Kearns stepping down after five years (and becoming a CTO at Puppet) and the...

Entertain Bored Children With Google Play’s Kids Tab

In an effort to help entertain bored children stuck at home during the coronavirus crisis, Google has launched a dedicated Kids tab in Google Play. And with most schools currently...

Apple opens access to mobility data, offering insight into how COVID-19 is changing cities...

Apple is providing a data set derived from aggregated, anonymized information taken from users of its Maps navigational app, the company announced today. The data is collected as a...

Google launches COVID-19 page and search portal with safety tips, official stats and more,...

Google says coronavirus has become its biggest search topic by a country mile this year, and to continue its efforts to harness that attention in the best possible way,...

Stocks plummet after travel ban – TechCrunch

We’ve got a barrage of news related to the COVID-19 pandemic, while Comscore partners with Twitch and the ACLU sues over facial recognition in airports. Here’s your Daily Crunch...

Microsoft’s Cortana drops consumer skills as it refocuses on business users – TechCrunch

With the next version of Windows 10, coming this spring, Microsoft’s Cortana digital assistant will lose a number of consumer skills around music and connected homes, as well as...

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