Tech employees protest in front of Palantir HQ over fears it will build Trump’s Muslim registry
Silicon Valley is no stranger to protests against tech companies. But it’s unusual when the tech workers themselves protest tech. Such was the case this morning in front of Palantir headquarters in Palo Alto where 50 people in the tech community came out in the pouring rain to demand the data minin...
Logic Pro X’s latest update turns the Touch Bar into a piano and drum set
The new Touch Bar MacBooks were pretty well stocked with first-party software support when they launched last year. One proprietary program that was notably absent from the shiny new input device, however, was Logic Pro X, Apple’s pro-level audio editor, with the company promising delivery in early...
Facebook agreed to pay a lot more for Oculus than we realized; here’s why
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified in a Dallas court yesterday as part of a lawsuit claiming that Oculus VR, the startup Facebook acquired for roughly $2 billion, was based on stolen technology. Unsurprisingly, Zuckerberg defended Oculus and in the process revealed a number of new details about...
Facebook replaces its old inbox with the web version of Messenger
Just under two years ago, Facebook introduced a web interface for its private chat application, Messenger. Now, Facebook is integrating that same web app into the desktop version of Facebook, where it replaces the older messaging experience. The change has been spotted by a number of users in multi...
Drone delivery startup Flirtey raises $16 million to become a next-gen UPS
Drone delivery startup Flirtey has raised $16 million in Series A funding to bring its high-flying service to new customers, companies and possibly countries. Earlier, the startup raised $120,000 in seed funding and participated in the Y Combinator accelerator. Flirtey was also the first company to...
Department of Labor sues Oracle over discriminatory pay and hiring practices
The U.S. Department of Labor has sued Oracle for discriminatory employment practices, the government body announced on Wednesday. The Department of Labor specifically states that the company has “a systemic practice” in place of paying white male workers more than others in the same role, including...
Google acquires Fabric developer platform and team from Twitter
Google is taking over Twitter’s mobile app developer platform Fabric, as well as its Crashlytics crash reporting system, Answers mobile app analytics, Digits SMS login system and FastLane development automation system. Twitter launched Fabric as a modular SDK in 2014 to allow developers to pick and...
Deepgram open sources Kur to make DIY deep learning less painful
Deepgram, a YC backed startup using machine learning to analyze audio data for businesses, is open sourcing an internal deep learning tool called Kur. The release should further help those interested in the space get their ideas off the ground more easily. The startup is also including 10 hours of ...
A look back at a decade of the Crunchies
It’s hard to believe that the Crunchies is already 10 years old. Time really does fly when you’re having fun, and the Crunchies is (almost) always fun! The 10th Annual Crunchies Awards goes down on February 6 at the SF War Memorial Opera House and tickets are still available. If you want to hang ou...
Tidal rolls out a track editing feature for mobile users
Tidal’s latest feature has arrived with as little fanfare as humanly possible. The music service has snuck in a new Track Edit, accessible by opening the Option menu while playing a song. Available on the music service’s mobile app, the new feature lets users trim down tracks viewable in a wave for...
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Former Twins infielder Plouffe signs with Oakland
Former Twins infielder Trevor Plouffe is expected to be Oakland's primary third baseman
Jordy Nelson remains in rehab group Wednesday, misses Packers practice
Nelson's chances of playing Sunday don't look great.
No. 3 UCLA looks to avoid pitfall vs. Arizona State
A weekend showdown with No. 14 Arizona looms large on UCLA's upcoming schedule, but the third-ranked Bruins need to remain focused on the task at hand when they entertain Arizona State in a Pac-12 Conference game Thursday at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles.
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Phillies Pitcher Aaron Nola Feels "100 Percent", Ready for Spring Training
After staying silent through most of the offseason, Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola says he feels "100 percent" and he believes he will be ready for the spring.The biggest issue facing the Phillies this offseason was the health of their right-handed phenom Aaron Nola. He is expected to lead ...
Michigan Basketball Looked Weird Late Against Wisconsin
As time was winding down in Michigan basketball's upset bid against Wisconsin, the Wolverines relied on a different player to get the job done.When Michigan basketball has needed a big shot the last two seasons, everyone's money has been on Zak Irvin to take it. And for good reason: He u...
@ The 313: Harbaugh family business
You're never too young to learn the ropes.
Lots of offense on deck for NFL title games
This should be fun.
Deshaun Watson should be a first round pick in the 2017 NFL draft.
All season long there has been so much talk about Deshaun Watsonand where he could end up in the 2017 NFL Draft. And even though he just led Clemson football to a National Championship, there are still questions about his future.Both Mel Kiper Jr and Todd McShay project Watson to be selected in...
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Obama Begins Final Press Conference by Pushing Back Against Trump
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George H.W. Bush in ICU, Wife Barbara Hospitalized as a 'Precaution'
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Anonymous to Trump: You Will 'Regret' the Next 4 Years
Hacking collective tells Trump to watch his back.
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Assange Has Vowed to Go to U.S. — but Rape Case Still Looms
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