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Dow, buoyed by tech stocks, climbs back from big loss

U.S. stock markets eked out a small win Monday after posting big, early losses after Britain’s political crisis around Brexit clouded investors’ outlook, with British Prime Minister Theresa May putting off a key parliamentary vote on her country’s exit from the European Union. Investors were also on edge about developments in the U.S.-China trade dispute. In a grim turn in ...

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Is the Blogger “Mr. Cranky” Out to Save DC’s Tech Industry—Or Destroy It?

One morning last April, a FedEx worker showed up at Glen Hellman’s red-brick Colonial house in Oakton. Hellman typically works out of an office upstairs, posting entries on his blog, Driven Forward, which covers DC’s tech-startup scene. After signing for the package, he opened a letter that read urgent—for immediate review. Inside was a cease-and-desist letter from a lawyer representing ...

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Sledgehammer Games cofounder Glen Schofield leaves Activision

Glen Schofield, co-creator of several Call of Duty games, announced today on Twitter that he was leaving Sledgehammer Games, the game studio he cofounded in 2009 with Michael Condrey. Schofield and Condrey worked together at Electronic Arts’s Visceral Games studio before starting Sledgehammer, with work that culminated in the hit title Dead Space. They started Sledgehamm… VentureBeat

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Tech: Salesforce is hiring its first Chief Ethical and Humane Use officer to make sure its artificial intelligence isn't used for evil (CRM)

Salesforce will hire Paula Goldman as its first Chief Ethical and Humane Use officer. Goldman will spearhead a new Office of Ethical and Humane Use, which focuses on developing strategies to use technology in an ethical and humane way at the company. This announcement comes during a year of protests in Silicon Valley over how companies &mda… Technology News

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Facebook's hidden battle against ad-blockers

Image copyright AFP The methods Facebook uses to thwart ad-blocking technology have been criticised by web developers. The social network injects dozens of lines of code in every page to make it harder for ad blockers to detect and hide sponsored posts. But that makes the website less … BBC News – Technology

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New HoloLens to feature Snapdragon 850: Report

Windows 10 Microsoft’s next version of its HoloLens mixed-reality googles, expected to be released in 2019, may run the Snapdragon 850 processor, according to a new report. There had been talk previously that the device would be ARM-powered, and a December 10 report by says that this, indeed, will be the case. Also:

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50 Years Ago, ‘The Mother of All Demos’ Showed Us How Tech Would Transform the World

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. <img width="640" height="353" src="×353.jpg" class="attachment-full size-full wp-post-image" alt srcset="×353.jpg 640w,… Technology News

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