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Black Panther, Mozart in the Jungle, and More – The Weekend Chill

Last Friday, The Hollywood Reporter brought word of Facebook venturing further into original content for its own platform, Facebook Watch. Elizabeth Olsen (Avengers: Infinity War) will star in and co-produce a half-hour dramedy series from Kit Steinkellner (Amazon’s Z: The Beginning of Everything), with James Ponsoldt (The Spectacular Now) directing a few episodes. Monday gave […]

Rise of the Data Protection Officer, the Hottest Tech Ticket in Town

They may not have the cachet of entrepreneurs, or geek chic of developers, but data protection officers are suddenly the hottest properties in technology. When Jen Brown got her first certification for information privacy in 2006, few companies were looking for people qualified to manage the legal and ethical issues related to handling customer data. […]

Google Chrome Begins Ad Crackdown: Critics Wary

On Thursday, Google will begin using its Chrome browser to eradicate ads it deems annoying or otherwise detrimental to users. It just so happens that many of Google’s own most lucrative ads will sail through its new filters. The move, which Google first floated back in June, is ostensibly aimed at making online advertising more […]

Google’s Ad Network for Apps Quietly Becomes Huge Growth Engine

Google makes ads show up in more smartphone apps than any other technology company. That is the core of a resurgent business for parent Alphabet. Google’s ad network unit has posted three straight quarters of year-over-year double-digit sales increases. The business is nearing $20 billion (roughly Rs. 1.27 lakh crores) in annual revenue, making it […]

Five Dating Sites So Weird You’ll Fall in Love

Looking for a date and don’t have much faith in finding someone on Tinder? Tired of hearing about dating apps that are all but indistinguishable from each other, yet promise a special secret sauce that will get you the results that a myriad others could not? What makes two people click is still something of […]

Yakuza 6 — What You Need to Know Before You Buy

The latest entry in the long-running gangster simulator franchise, Yakuza 6: The Song of Life is out on April 17. In the run up to this Gadgets 360 has spent some quality time with the retail release of the game. Previously, we checked out the Japanese demo for Yakuza 6 and you can read our […]

Localising Alexa for India Meant Teaching It Rajinikanth Jokes

«India is our fourth market to launch in, which should show how serious we are about it.” That’s Puneesh Kumar, Country Manager — India, Alexa Experience and Devices, talking about the Echo series of smart-speakers, which launched in India in October last year. Amazon’s Alexa-powered smart speakers have now gone on open sale after being […]

IBM Lawsuit Casts Diversity in Starkly Competitive Terms

International Business Machines Corp’s insistence in a new lawsuit that its efforts to recruit and maintain a diverse workforce are trade secrets bucks a trend towards transparency and highlights how companies can see the issue in competitive terms, business and legal experts said. Armonk, New York-based IBM on Monday sued its former chief diversity officer, Lindsay-Rae […]

Uber CEO Plays It Safe in Risk-Loving Silicon Valley

For nearly a year, Uber and Google’s parent company, Alphabet, clashed over settling a lawsuit Alphabet filed against the ride-sharing company, according to two people familiar with the discussions. Uber chose to gamble for a victory in court rather than compromise, a choice that led to a high-stakes public trial last week. Negotiations went right […]