Tech at a glance

Reddit raises $50 million and wants to share with users

Oct 1, 2014
Reddit announces new funding, and wants to work out a way to give back to its loyal community.
Posted In: reddit, venture capital, user-generated content

Discovering hidden languages in centuries-old writing

Oct 1, 2014
The technology Michael Toth uses to find treasure in ancient manuscripts.
Posted In: lasers, language

Cribbing from the Netflix playbook

Sep 30, 2014
The service has a virtual monopoly on streaming TV. How can anyone compete?
Posted In: streaming tv, netflix

When you die, who gets your digital assets?

Sep 30, 2014
Families of the deceased struggle to access the digital life of loved ones.
Posted In: social media, living will, assets

Playing matchmaker in Silicon Valley

Sep 29, 2014
Dating coaches update wardrobes, make reservations and even buy new hand towels.
Posted In: online dating, dating, Silicon Valley

Is that Thai food genuine? Ask a robot.

Sep 29, 2014
Thai scientists say they have a robot that can tell whether ethnic food is "real."
Posted In: technology, Food, robotics

The battle over which company has your number

Sep 29, 2014
When phone users were allowed to keep their numbers, a new system was created to track them.
Posted In: telecommunications, telephone, neustar

Is Facebook's new ad tool a game changer?

Sep 29, 2014
Facebook's new advertising tool Atlas helps companies improve their targeting.
Posted In: advertising, Facebook, Facebook privacy, mobile ads
iPhone 6

How techies are reenvisioning restaurants

Sep 29, 2014
Hungry? There's an algorithm for that ...
Posted In: Food, food trends, app
Ello

A social network with no ads?

Sep 26, 2014
Social media upstart Ello is positioning itself as the anti-Facebook.
Posted In: social media, facebook social media privacy advertising, start-up
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