<p>When I first started working on the GC, my predecessor was explaining the GC tuning to me. I told him that I thought it sounded like how I saw janitors work at food courts (I frequented food courts at the time 😀).</p>
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[Editor’s note: Want to get this weekly review of news that startups can use? Just subscribe here.] Asana may get more attention than the average SaaS company due to the Facebook pedigrees and outspoken views of its founders, but in practice it’s a low-profile, cash-efficient machine. Today, the productivity toolmaker does not need to raise […]
TVs this year will ship with a new feature called "filmmaker mode," but unlike the last dozen things the display industry has tried to foist on consumers, this one actually matters. It doesn't magically turn your living room into a movie theater, but it's an important step in that direction.
California’s new privacy law was years in the making. The law, California’s Consumer Privacy Act — or CCPA — became law on January 1, allowing state residents to reclaim their right to access and control their personal data. Inspired by Europe’s GDPR, the CCPA is the largest statewide privacy law change in a generation. The […]
Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever with a record 204 billion downloads in 2019 and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019, according to App […]
Scape Technologies, the London-based computer vision startup working on location accuracy beyond the capabilities of GPS, has been acquired by Facebook, according to a regulatory filing. Full terms of the deal remain as yet unknown, although a Companies House update reveals that Facebook Inc. now has majority control of the company (more than 75%). However […]
Uber facilitated 14 million rides a week in India last year, the American ride-hailing firm said as it claimed the tentpole position in the key overseas market. In a report (PDF) published on the sidelines of its quarterly earnings Thursday afternoon, Uber said that it commanded over 50% of the ride-hailing market in India — among […]
Now that the dust has settled and the FoldBot has been packed away, here's a wrap-up of our test of Motorola's foldable phone. Things didn't go exactly as planned, and some people were less than thrilled with our results.
Instagram is rolling out a new feature that will allow users to group their following list into different categories.The post New Instagram Feature Helps Users Clean Up Their Following List via @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
There’s this brilliant feeling on Fridays if you’re a reporter when you think that all the things you have to write about are complete. You kickstart some work for Monday. Maybe you tighten up a to-do list. Hell, you might even read some email. But then on Fridays like today, something eye-catching happens and the […]
Donny Hall, the chief executive and co-founder of the used car certification service, SureSale, knows used cars. The serial entrepreneur built and sold a previous business, CarSure, which was an insurance plan for vehicle repairs. After selling that business in 2017 to Innovative Aftermarket Systems, Hall decided that his next venture would be to take […]