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IBM earnings lag as it tries to capitalize on cloud
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Growth in IBM's cloud business appeared to be a bright spot in its earnings for the second quarter of fiscal 2019. It beat expectations on profit, posting earnings per share of $3.17. But its revenue was down 4.2% from the prior year to $19 billion, its fourth straight quarter of decline.

Instagram doubles down on test to hide likes
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Instagram is doubling down on its test to conceal your likes. The test is expanding to more countries, including Ireland, Brazil and Australia.


Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Beyond San Francisco, more cities are saying no to facial recognition
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

San Francisco did it in May. Somerville, Massachusetts, in June. And on Tuesday evening, Oakland, California, became the latest to ban city departments — including police — from using facial-recognition technology.

FaceApp's viral success proves we will never take our digital privacy seriously
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Facebook faces second day of Libra opposition on Capitol Hill
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Facebook is trying again to sell lawmakers on Libra Wednesday during a House Financial Services Committee hearing.

A startup that streams video games is China's biggest Wall Street IPO this year
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

A popular video streaming platform has gone public in the biggest Wall Street debut by a Chinese company so far this year.

Amazon is the latest target of Europe's crackdown on the power of big tech
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

The European Union will investigate how Amazon uses data from independent sellers, continuing an aggressive regulatory push that has already ensnared Google, Facebook and Apple.

US lawmakers grill Facebook executive in charge of Libra
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Senate Banking Committee members don't trust Facebook. That was a main takeaway from Tuesday's Senate Banking Committee hearing on Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency. Because of that, they have serious concerns about Facebook's entrance into the largely unregulated cryptocurrency market.

Elon Musk is making implants to link the brain with a smartphone
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Elon Musk wants to insert Bluetooth-enabled implants into your brain, claiming the devices could enable telepathy and repair motor function in people with injuries.