Tech News Today 424: Nokia, Now Less Ridiculous

Hosts:Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Iyaz Akhtar and Jason Howell ACTA fight begins in Europe, HTC aims to get simpler, Symantec says don’t use their product, and more. Guest:Patrick Beja Download……

Apple says it will return $100B to investors with a massive new program after a strong Q2

Apple ended up with a pretty decent report for its second quarter, beating analyst expectations on most of its metrics — but it is making a huge move in terms…

Regulus Cyber launches with a technology to secure autonomous vehicles

Over the next 20 years the autonomous vehicle market is expected to grow into a $700 billion industry as robots take over nearly every aspect of mobility. One of the…

Tech News Today 1676: Pedaling a Pegasus

As the Republican-led Congress begins a new session this week, Politico reports that the GOP has adopted new rules banning and imposing hefty fines for livestreaming or otherwise broadcasting… source

Snapchat scrambles to fix failed redesign, moves Stories to Discover

Snapchat’s redesign was a disaster. It cratered ad views and revenue and led Snapchat’s user count to actually shrink in March. That’s why CEO Evan Spiegel just announced a big…

Apple says it will return $100B to investors with a massive new program after a strong Q2

Apple ended up with a pretty decent report for its second quarter, beating analyst expectations on most of its metrics — but it is making a huge move in terms…

Frontier Car Group raises another $58M for its used-car marketplace for emerging economies

We’ve seen a large wave of used-car sales startups launch across developed markets like the U.S. and Europe, disrupting a marketplace that has largely been untouched for years. Now a…

Tech News Today 1675: Walking the Earth like Kane

The consumer electronics show is gearing up to begin official on Thursday, but product announcements are already rolling in. Including a number of smart assistants for the home, similar to……

Covee uses blockchain to allow experts worldwide to collaborate

Solving complex data-driven problems requires a lot of teamwork. But, of course, teamwork is typically restricted to companies where everyone is working under the same roof. While distributed teams have…

Tech News Today 99: Ninjabread Men

Hosts:Tom Merritt, Becky Worley, and Jason Howell Guest: Veronica Belmont Microsoft Office 365, Steve Jobs gets ranty, a hot new Palm phone and OS, and more. Download or subscribe to…

WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum quits Facebook due to privacy intrusions

“It is time for me to move on . . . I’m taking some time off to do things I enjoy outside of technology, such as collecting rare air-cooled Porsches, working…

Emissary wants to make sales networking obsolete

There is nothing meritocratic about sales. A startup may have the best product, the best vision, and the most compelling presentation, only to discover that their sales team is talking…