Why Facebook Hosted 200+ African-American Students From The SF Bay Area

facebook black at facebook Just one day after Mark Zuckerberg’s internal memo leaked, which asked employees to stop crossing out Black Lives Matter slogans, Facebook hosted more than 200 African-American students from the San Francisco Bay Area. The day-long field trip to Facebook this past Friday, which had been weeks in the making as part of Black History Month, was spearheaded by the employee resource… Read More

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NY Judge Rules In Favor Of Apple In Government Request For iPhone Data

AppleEvent_2015_10 In a New York case, Judge Orenstein has ruled in favor of Apple, denying a government request for information on an iPhone. Read More

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Meet The Judges For The TC Meetup + Pitch-Off In Brooklyn Tomorrow Night!

TC Meetup pitch off USE Did I mention we’re having a pitch-off in Brooklyn tomorrow night? Because we are! It will be held at Output in Williamsburg at 6pm, and tickets are still available, which you can buy here. But what is a pitch-off? Well, ten companies have been selected to show off their wares on our stage. They will have exactly sixty seconds to wow a panel of expert judges and the audience, after… Read More

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GoPro spends 20% of its cash on hand to acquire two video editing startups

21443484529_0b6d7d2083_k (1) GoPro today announced the acquisition of two startups to address one of the company’s sore spots: Video editing. Stupeflix and Vemory are the companies behind the mobile apps Replay and Splice, respectively. GoPro tells TechCrunch the company spent $105 million on the two companies combined and that all the employees from these companies will join GoPro’s ranks but work from… Read More

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Gmail Gets Improved Security Features For Business Users

9027029071_ab7695723b_o Google announced a number of new security features for Gmail users in the enterprise today. Last year, the company launched its Data Loss Prevention (DLP) feature for Google Apps Unlimited users that helps businesses keep sensitive data out of emails. Today, it’s launching the first major update of this service at the RSA Conference in San Francisco. The DLP feature allows businesses to… Read More

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