China to question Apple about use of app streaming to beat censors

April 20, 2017

Three government agencies head crackdown on popular software which can be used to violate internet regulation Chinese officials will interview Apple over live-streaming video software available on the companys app store, amid an increasingly hostile business context for foreign firms in the worlds second largest economy. Police, cyberspace administration and cultural rights law enforcement crew will jointly summon Apple, almost a quarter of Apples worldwide receipt in the companys most…

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Meet the man willing to spend millions to convince Elon Musk to dump Trump

April 19, 2017

Doug Derwin is devoting up to$ 2m to entice Teslas CEO to speak out against US climate change policies and resign from groups advising Trump Luxury car proprietors may seem like an unlikely target for coordinating a political resistance movement, but to Doug Derwin, its all about the manufacture: Tesla. Derwin is devoting up to$ 2m in an effort to persuade Teslas CEO, Elon Musk, to speak out against Donald…

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Big money, big ego, big bills: how to get divorced Silicon Valley style

April 19, 2017

Divorce is always hard, but it can be particularly messy in a land of huge wealth, alpha personalities and hard-nosed lawyers who dont come cheap The billionaire founder of Zynga, the San Francisco-based company that makes FarmVille, has found himself in (very messy) DivorceVille. Mark Pincus, an early investor in Facebook and Twitter who is worth $1.28bn, separated from his wife, Alison Gelb Pincus, the co-founder of home decor business…

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Eight visions of Facebook’s future from its F8 conference

April 19, 2017

Mark Zuckerbergs social network is potting big on augmented world, hasnt given up on VR but doesnt have much to say about the Facebook killer As Apple has WWDC and Google has I/ O, so Facebook has F8: the social networks big annual meet has steadily proliferated, from a behavior to speak to developers about the upcoming changes to its pulpit to an event where the world sounds about the…

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