An $84 billion hedge fund used Facebook's struggles to build a massive stake
Renaissance Technologies, a quant hedge fund that oversees $84 billion, bought up $479.5 million worth of Facebook between April 1 and June 30, regulatory filings show. The...
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The ad industry may be bracing for some wild deals, says a new industry report - including AT&T buying an agency
With the advertising industry going through significant transformation, new stakeholders, suppliers and economics are entering the fray. This means that more deals could shake...
21 minutes ago - Business Insider
How social media took us from Tahrir Square to Donald Trump
To understand how digital technologies went from instruments for spreading democracy to weapons for attacking it, you have to look beyond the technologies themselves.
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Clowning Amazon on low voice shopping numbers may end up looking silly
With recent articles showing a lack of adoption for asking Alexa to buy things, many folks are saying voice shopping may be dead before it even gets going, but reports of voice...
1 hour ago - ZDnet - 2 articles
Thoma Bravo Buys Quorum Software
San Francisco-based private equity investor Thoma Bravo said on Monday that it has acquired Houston-based Quorum Software, which develops software for the oil and gas industry...
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Keysight Technologies Buys Thales Calibration Services
Santa Rosa-based Keysight Technologies said on Monday that it has acquired Thales Calibration Services, an Australian subsidiary of Thales Group. Financial terms of the...
6 hours ago - SiliconTap
Facebook buys Vidpresso to make live broadcasts more interactive
Facebook's new acquisition will make it much easier even for amateur live broadcasters to add interactive effects on their videos. The social network has snapped up a startup...
8 hours ago - Engadget - 2 articles
Lenovo's new Thinkpads are worthy competitors to Apple's new MacBook Pros
A few weeks ago, Apple unveiled its 2018 MacBook Pro models, laptops that are better than their predecessors in every way. But if you're the kind of user who'd buy a Pro laptop...
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Twitter Lite expands to 21 countries, gets push notifications
They might be getting a lot of flak for fake news and inconsistent rules, but social media is just as big if not bigger than ever. It could be even bigger if they actually...
10 hours ago - SlashGear - 4 articles
From wide angle to telephoto, here are the best lenses for your Nikon DSLR
Looking for the perfect lens to pair with your Nikon DSLR? Here are Nikon's best lenses - and a few from third-party manufacturers - from macro to telephoto, from $220 to $2,400.
13 hours ago - Digital Trends
The headlines of HighGeekly
Nvidia's Turing-powered Quadro GPUs are 'first' built for ray-tracing
But you probably can't afford them
Apple's 'inexpensive' MacBook Air might arrive in October
Quantum is expected to see a spike in orders in the fourth quarter
Fortnite on Android a dangerous slippery slope
It started innocently enough. Android users are no stranger to iOS getting first dibs on apps and games, as long as they eventually get their share. At first, it seemed that...
Pie in The Face: Big Android P Bug Discovered
Pixel users report bugs after upgrading to Android Pie.
Chinese Tesla rival Nio files to raise $1.8 billion in US IPO
Tesla may be looking to go private , but Chinese rival Nio is going the other way after it filed to raise $1.8 billion in an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. Nio was started...
The US President bans the use of some Huawei and ZTE products within the...
Huawei and ZTE have been the center of government attention for a while now. ZTE was almost banned entirely from the States, while Huawei faced pressure when it tried to enter...
Galaxy Note 9 release date, specs and price: 512GB 'Ocean Blue' model sells...
All other configurations are still available to pre-order
Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro: le smartphone passe à 199€
La version desimlockée 64 Go du milieu de gamme de Samsung est dispo pour moins de 200€ sur eBay. Une très bonne affaire.
The Morning After: NVIDIA's graphics upgrade and taking Tesla private
NVIDIA just launched its biggest graphical advance since 2006, and kids are well-equipped to hack election results. Also, Azealia Banks and Elon Musk have different stories to...
Google apps are recording your location, even when you turn tracking off
This could be the biggest GDPR fail yet