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  • Alibaba plans to kick off IPO roadshow in early September, begin trading as soon as September 18 or…

    30 August 2014, 2:18 am

    Telis Demos / Wall Street Journal:Alibaba plans to kick off IPO roadshow in early September, begin trading as soon as September 18 or 19  —  Alibaba Plans IPO Launch Week of Sept. 8  —  Shares Could Begin Trading as Soon as Sept. 18 or 19  — …
  • Flickr gaining 14M historic images extracted from 2M public domain books in Internet Archive (Leo…

    30 August 2014, 1:55 am

    Leo Kelion / BBC:Flickr gaining 14M historic images extracted from 2M public domain books in Internet Archive  —  2.6m historic pictures posted online  —  The project has resulted in even more pictures of cats being put on to the internet  —  An…
  • Yahoo stopping all new development on YUI, citing waning developer interest in the open source…

    29 August 2014, 11:35 pm

    Julien Lecomte / Yahoo Engineering:Yahoo stopping all new development on YUI, citing waning developer interest in the open source JavaScript and CSS library  —  Important Announcement Regarding YUI  —  The Yahoo User Interface library (YUI) has been in…
  • Former BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem to plead guilty to unlicensed money transmission next Thursday…

    29 August 2014, 10:10 pm

    Nate Raymond / Reuters:Former BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem to plead guilty to unlicensed money transmission next Thursday  —  Exclusive: Bitcoin promoter to plead guilty to unlicensed money transmission  —  (Reuters) - Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie…
  • JPMorgan Hack Said to Span Months Via Multiple Flaws (Bloomberg)

    29 August 2014, 9:00 pm

    Bloomberg:JPMorgan Hack Said to Span Months Via Multiple Flaws  —  Hackers burrowed into the databanks of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and deftly dodged one of the world's largest arrays of sophisticated detection systems for months.  —  The attack, an…
  • White House picks D.C. attorney Danny Marti to be the next "IP czar" (Nancy Scola/Washington Post)

    29 August 2014, 7:35 pm

    Nancy Scola / Washington Post:White House picks D.C. attorney Danny Marti to be the next “IP czar”  —  The White House announced Thursday that is nominating a new Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, known colloquially as the “IP czar.” …
  • Lyft says its drivers are losing up to 48% of their earnings from Uber's recruiting, due to shorter…

    29 August 2014, 6:20 pm

    Nick Bilton / New York Times:Lyft says its drivers are losing up to 48% of their earnings from Uber's recruiting, due to shorter rides and cancellations  —  Lyft Says Uber's Recruitment Efforts Are Hurting Drivers  —  The saying “All is fair in love…
  • Snapchat's new "Live" section shows "Our Story" posts from select events around the world (Jordan…

    29 August 2014, 5:30 pm

    Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:Snapchat's new “Live” section shows “Our Story” posts from select events around the world  —  Snapchat Steps On Twitter's Toes, Lets You Follow Remote Events Live  —  Snapchat has just updated its app with a brand new…
  • Intel unveils high-end Haswell-E chips, including its first 8-core desktop CPU, priced at $999…

    29 August 2014, 4:25 pm

    Andrew Cunningham / Ars Technica:Intel unveils high-end Haswell-E chips, including its first 8-core desktop CPU, priced at $999  —  Haswell-E arrives, bringing a $999 8-core desktop CPU with it  —  Most of Intel's announcements lately have focused on…
  • Sony's next Xperia flagship phone will be sold on Sprint as Softbank targets US market (Reuters)

    29 August 2014, 3:30 pm

    Reuters:Sony's next Xperia flagship phone will be sold on Sprint as Softbank targets US market  —  SoftBank's first Sony smartphone deal takes aim at U.S. market  —  (Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Corp and its U.S. mobile carrier Sprint Corp will offer a…
  • Vital Connect gets green light from FDA for biosensor patch (Mark Sullivan/VentureBeat)

    29 August 2014, 2:45 pm

    Mark Sullivan / VentureBeat:Vital Connect gets green light from FDA for biosensor patch  —  Connected health devices that help at-risk populations, like senior citizens and the chronically ill, make good sense.  They help keep people healthy, and they…
  • Samsung's Gear S is the first third-party smartwatch to get Nike+ (Kif Leswing/Gigaom)

    29 August 2014, 2:10 pm

    Kif Leswing / Gigaom:Samsung's Gear S is the first third-party smartwatch to get Nike+  —  Samsung's Gear S smartwatch will come with a Nike+ Running app pre-installed that will take advantage of the device's large screen and cellular connection.  — …
  • An inside look at Apple's media strategy, its earlier control-obsessed regime, and the…

    29 August 2014, 1:30 pm

    Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:An inside look at Apple's media strategy, its earlier control-obsessed regime, and the transformation with the departure of Jobs disciple Katie Cotton  —  Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple's Mastery of the Media  — …
  • Microsoft's iconic MSN Messenger is closing down in China, the last market where it remains (Jon…

    29 August 2014, 12:55 pm

    Jon Russell / The Next Web:Microsoft's iconic MSN Messenger is closing down in China, the last market where it remains  —  Farewell MSN Messenger.  The iconic 15-year-old Microsoft instant messaging service for desktops will finally be laid to rest after…
  • Valve sued by Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over Steam's no-refund policy (Luke…

    29 August 2014, 12:20 pm

    Luke Plunkett / Kotaku:Valve sued by Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over Steam's no-refund policy  —  Valve Taken To Court Over Its Refund Policy  —  The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), the country's consumer and…

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