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Technology

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Cisco Systems Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Wednesday, as the network gear maker benefited from demand for its routers and switches and growth in its newer focus areas such as software. [...]
2018-Nov-14
Source: Reuters: Technology
Democratic U.S. Representative David Cicilline, expected to become the next chairman of House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, said on Wednesday that Facebook cannot be trusted to regulate itself and Congress should take action. [...]
2018-Nov-14
Source: Reuters: Technology
Cornershop, a Latin American grocery delivery app being acquired by Walmart, plans to expand into Canada early next year as a test market for the United States, an executive for the three-year-old mobile app said. [...]
2018-Nov-14
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Several prominent investors put fresh money to work in Apple during the third quarter even as they sold out of other high-flying tech companies, betting the iPhone maker's stock would keep rising as strong growth overshadowed rising trade tensions between the United States and China. [...]
2018-Nov-14
Source: Reuters: Technology
Cisco Systems Inc reported quarterly revenue and profit that beat Wall Street estimates on Wednesday, lifted by growth across its traditional business of routers and switches, as well as in its newer focus areas such as cyber security and software. [...]
2018-Nov-14
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The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday launched the agency's first high-band 5G spectrum auction as it works to clear space for next-generation faster networks. [...]
2018-Nov-14
Source: Reuters: Technology
Cisco Systems Inc reported quarterly revenue above Wall Street estimates on Wednesday, lifted by growth across its traditional business of routers and switches, as well as in its newer focus areas such as cyber security and software. [...]
2018-Nov-14
Source: Reuters: Technology
Uber Technologies Inc said on Wednesday that growth in bookings for its ride-hailing and delivery services rose 6 percent in the latest quarter, the third quarter in a row that growth has remained in the single digits after double-digit growth for all of last year. [...]
2018-Nov-14
Source: Reuters: Technology
Grocery delivery startup Instacart raised an extra $271 million in November from investors including U.S. hedge fund Tiger Global Management, bringing its latest round of fund raising to $871 million, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters. [...]
2018-Nov-14
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Bitcoin fell to a more than one-year low on Wednesday, breaching a key support level of $6,000 and causing a wave of selling in the digital currency and other crypto assets in what has been a prolonged market slump that began early this year. [...]
2018-Nov-14
Source: Reuters: Technology
Years ago I had an argument with a biblically-minded friend who claimed that there could have been no tools of any kind, no technology whatsoever, in the Garden of Eden. So did Adam and Eve do all their “tending of the garden” (Gen. 2:15) with their hands? Pruning branches by [...]
2018-May-28
Source: New Atlantis: Technology
Micro.blog: A couple of days ago I posted this: "I really do think this is a great service, and I'd like to be here regularly, but I wonder how much longer I'll do this if no one I know (or almost no one I know) is here. I'm keeping fingers [...]
2018-May-25
Source: New Atlantis: Technology
In later posts I'll strive for a substantive engagement with Ruskin, but I want to make a general preliminary comment here. Ruskin was one of those figures who lived through a massive social transition and who never forgot what the world was like before its change. “It has been my [...]
2018-May-24
Source: New Atlantis: Technology
So what interests me about Ruskin's Fors Clavigera? Several things: a lively interchange of ideas about political economy with ideas about art and aesthetics; a conviction that our tools, our technologies, interact ceaselessly and complexly with art, politics, and economics; an understanding of writing as one way to contribute [...]
2018-May-23
Source: New Atlantis: Technology
Thirteen years ago, when my friend Jamie Smith launched his blog, he named it Fors Clavigera in honor of a strange and powerful project by the great Victorian sage John Ruskin. Jamie rightly notes in that first post that the original Fors Clavigera, though published as a series of monthly [...]
2018-May-22
Source: New Atlantis: Technology
Some things I like: Markdown formatting in posts plain old RSS feeds for the blogs it's really hard to find out how many people follow you no public faves/likes — I can see what I've faved, but if I want you to know that I liked your post I have [...]
2018-May-21
Source: New Atlantis: Technology
It's fairly common for the local businesses I follow on Instagram to post there news of sales, or unusual opening hours, or special events. Thanks to Instagram's refusal to enable a simple chronological feed, its insistence on inscrutable algorithmic presentations, I almost never see these until it's too late. Sometimes [...]
2018-May-21
Source: New Atlantis: Technology
I want to isolate what I believe to be the key passage in this piece by Sigal Samuel on Ritual Design Lab. Here it is: Finally, an endeavor like Ritual Design Lab has a paradox at its heart. If I contact the Ritual Design Hotline and the team solves my problem [...]
2018-May-20
Source: New Atlantis: Technology
A follow-up to this post. In the Introduction to The Myth of Disenchantment, Jason Josephson-Storm writes: For three years, starting in 1905, some of France's most famous scientists had assembled in apartments and laboratories in Paris to study this particular Italian spirit medium — Eusapia Palladino. In addition to the [...]
2018-May-12
Source: New Atlantis: Technology
Claire McNear, How Quote Tweets Helped Ruin Twitter: When did things get so bad on Twitter? It's hard to say, even as nostalgia for the network's simpler, friendlier days permeates the site. Was it the runup to the 2016 election? The inevitable growth beyond the insidery club of Twitter's earliest days? [...]
2018-May-11
Source: New Atlantis: Technology