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Salesforce shares face plant despite beating analyst expectations

technewsi.altervista.org — Salesforce earnings came out today! They're not great, either, and it looks like a weak outlook for the company's third quarter is doing some damage to its shares. For a company that literally defined the phrase "software as a s...

Salesforce shares face plant despite beating analyst expectations

techcrunch.com — Salesforce earnings came out today! And they're not great, either. For a company that literally defined the phrase "software as a service," - basically, running your business online - and one that's had a decent year (shares are about flat), today's numbers apparently don't look very good for Wall Street.

Dropbox employee’s password reuse led to theft of 60M+ user credentials

techcrunch.com — Dropbox disclosed earlier this week that a large chunk of its users' credentials obtained in 2012 was floating around on the dark web. But that number may have been much higher than we originally thought. Credentials for more than 60 million accounts were taken, as first reported by Motherboard and confirmed by TechCrunch sources.

Hello will begin selling its Sense sleep tracker at Best Buy and Target

technewsi.altervista.org — While Kickstarter is a great place to start selling products online, and Amazon is a good next step, you'll often see hardware companies begin shipping their products to local retailers like Best Buy. There's a good reason for that &...

Hello will begin selling its Sense sleep tracker at Best Buy and Target

techcrunch.com — While Kickstarter is a great place to start selling products online, and Amazon is a good next step, you'll often see hardware companies begin shipping their products to local retailers like Best Buy. There's a good reason for that - online commerce may be increasingly eating away at shopping offline, but that doesn't mean people aren't spending a ton of money at big box retailers.

Greylock’s Reid Hoffman and Josh Elman will join us at TechCrunch Disrupt SF

techcrunch.com — LinkedIn's story has come to a close - being acquired by Microsoft for $26.2 billion - and its rise and finale is thanks to a laundry list of people. Two of those who were instrumental to its growth are now investors at Greylock Partners: Josh Elman and Reid Hoffman.

Alphabet’s David Drummond leaves Uber’s board amid mounting competition

technewsi.altervista.org — David Drummond, who joined Uber's board of directors in August 2013, stepped down several weeks ago, Uber has confirmed to TechCrunch. The Wall Street Journal first reported the news. At first blush: no surprise whatsoever. Earlier this m...

Alphabet’s David Drummond leaves Uber’s board amid mounting competition

techcrunch.com — David Drummond, who joined Uber's board of directors in August 2013, stepped down several weeks ago, according to The Wall Street Journal. At first blush: no surprise whatsoever. Earlier this month, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said the company's first fleet of self-driving cars would begin running in Pittsburgh soon (as soon as this month, even!).

Dropbox is resetting passwords for accounts that haven’t changed them since mid-2012

technewsi.altervista.org — Dropbox is requiring users that have not changed their passwords since mid-2012 to reset their passwords this afternoon. The action appears to be related to continue fallout over the massive hack on LinkedIn in 2012 where credentials for 117 mil...

Dropbox is resetting passwords for accounts that haven’t changed them since mid-2012

techcrunch.com — Dropbox is requiring users that have not changed their passwords since mid-2012 to reset their passwords this afternoon. The action appears to be related to continue fallout over the massive hack on LinkedIn in 2012 where credentials for 117 million accounts were posted online.
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Aug 31, 2016

@john_chou Losing $2.6 billion in value isn't a lot these days then, I guess?

Aug 31, 2016

@edzitron let's get to the bottom of this. what's updog

Aug 31, 2016

@alex alex leave the makers be they are making

Aug 31, 2016

@ByRosenberg what about post-bridgewater injury for the Vikings

Aug 30, 2016

@panzer @kateconger it was BlinkIsthworstShotgunSlidelife1234567:;( hella secure

Aug 30, 2016

@williamalden @EricNewcomer more like era of who am i right ha oh man my life is sad i'm going to go get some coffee, you guys want anything


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