By Allison Martell and Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) – The owner of adultery website Ashley Madison had already been struggling to sell itself or raise funds for at least three years before the publication of details about its members, according to internal documents and emails also released by hackers as part of their assault on the company in recent weeks.
Mark Gurman at 9to5Mac has acquired some newly leaked photos that show the new camera and screen of the next iPhones — likely called the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.
GUEST: Tech giant Facebook recently announced plans to bring Internet access to areas where many people have never touched a computer before — using solar-powered unmanned aerial vehicles as Wi-Fi hot spots.
Sony has released an update to fix various bugs that interrupt the gameplay of Until Dawn. These bug fixes could be critical, since Until Dawn is a highly replayable interactive horror game where you try to save as many characters trapped at a mountain lodge, until dawn.
Confirming rumors, ArenaNet announced today that the Guild Wars 2 core online game is going to be available for free, starting today.
GUEST: As the founder of a growing startup, one of the most common questions I get asked whenever the topic of competitors comes up is, “Can’t you just buy some of these companies out?
Apple apparently didn’t like its new music service’s poster boy, Drake, appearing on a rival music service.
GUEST: Since SparkLabs Global Ventures launched 20 months ago, we have made 50 investments across five continents.
Life’s short. Use PGP. Once IPO bound, Ashley Madison is almost certainly doomed to shutter following a ruinous hack. As an early indication of its inevitable shutdown, parent company Avid Life Media announced yesterday that CEO Noel Biderman is stepping down.
The cofounder and former chief executive of struggling Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has joined Hong Kong-based visual effects studio Digital Domain Holdings, according to an exchanges filing Friday.
(By Joseph Menn, Reuters) – In 2009, Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of one of the world’s top security companies, told some of his lieutenants that they should attack rival antivirus software maker AVG Technologies by “rubbing them out in the outhouse,” one of several previously undisclosed emails shows.
LinkedIn has acquired the predictive sales and marketing firm Fliptop in an effort to boost development on its own Sales Solution offering.
Nexon showed off the first gameplay video from Cliff Bleszinski’s new first-person shooter game Lawbreakers.
By Andrew Chung NEW YORK (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp avoided a potentially costly setback to its mobile phone business on Friday as the U.S.
GUEST: If the Apple Watch has taught me anything, it’s that all smartwatches are going to require us as product developers, marketers, and publishers to fundamentally reconsider our notion of interruptions and the role they play in how we communicate and engage with consumers.
By Joseph Menn and Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber has hired two top vehicle security researchers, the company said on Friday, high-profile additions that come as the ride-hailing service ramps up its work on technology for self-driving cars.
The long arm of the law is also patient and persistent. The United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has arrested six teenagers (via Variety) who are allegedly the cyberattackers who barraged the Xbox Live and PlayStation Network online services during the end-of-December holidays last year.
EXCLUSIVE: Qbox, a startup that operates a cloud-based version of the Elasticsearch open-source search database for use in other companies’ applications, in announcing today that it has raised $2.4 million.
GUEST: According to eMarketer, digital marketers have a “love affair with data.” Spend on data-driven campaigns continues to grow annually, along with profits attributable to those same initiatives.
Sony and Activision announced today that the Call of Duty: Black Ops III multiplayer beta test on the PlayStation 4 was the biggest ever for that platform.