Facebook fined €1.2M for privacy violations in Spain

Another privacy-related fine for Facebook in Europe: The Spanish data protection regulator has issued a €1.2M (~$1.4M) fine against the social media behemoth for a...

Teralytics wants to tap telcos’ big data to help cities get smarter about Uber...

Big data is an expansive umbrella with startups of all stripes squatting under...

Pendo acquires Insert to add mobile apps to its user analytics and engagement platform

Pendo helps businesses understand and assist their customers with tools like analytics, polls and walkthroughs. Until now, however, CEO Todd Olson said the company has...

Crunch Report | Apple and Amazon want Bond, James Bond

 Today’s Stories  Apple and Amazon reportedly pursuing James Bond franchise rights U.S. House of Representatives passes new bipartisan self-driving car bill Kobo takes on Audible with its own audiobook subscription...

Google parent Alphabet forms holding company, XXVI, to complete 2015 corporate reorganization

The company formerly known as Google — before it rebranded its “collection of companies” to Alphabet, in 2015, turning the main ad revenue business into...

Ad-tech startup Adwerx raises $4.3M as it looks to expand beyond real estate

Adwerx is a well-known advertising and re-targeting network for real estate agents (though if you’re not in that line of business, chances are you’ve never heard...

AI startup Appier gets $33M Series C from investors, including SoftBank Group, Line Corp....

Appier co-founder and CEO Chih-Han Yu (middle) with the startup’s employees Appier, a Taiwanese startup that helps companies harness artificial intelligence to make marketing decisions, announced...

Facebook says Pages that regularly share false news won’t be able to buy ads

Facebook says it’s taking another step against Pages that share fabricated news stories. The company has already been working with outside fact-checkers like Snopes and the...

Nielsen announces new division unit to measure e-sports sponsorships

Another sign that e-sports are turning into a big business: Nielsen is launching a new division focused providing research and consulting to the industry. The measurement...

Facebook bans ‘cloaking’ of spam sites that fool filters

“Cloaking” sounds sci-fi, but it’s actually a trick used today by spammers to show content moderators or search engine spiders an innocent-looking version of their...

APLICATIONS

Foxwoods Casino and Victory Square Ventures team up to work on...

The 25-year-old Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut is the largest resort casino (by overall casino space) in North...