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Microsoft Earnings Top Estimates Despite Dent From Nokia Integration, Layoff Costs

Microsoft Earnings Top Estimates Despite Dent From Nokia Integration, Layoff Costs | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Revenue was up significantly, but profits took a hit amid restructuring charges.
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The Venn Diagram of Hard Odds: Female Technical Founders With Venture Funding

The Venn Diagram of Hard Odds: Female Technical Founders With Venture Funding | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
"In corporate life, it’s been helpful, people remember me -- 'Oh, you were the woman in the room.'"
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Code/red: Apple Sounds Off on GT Sapphire Debacle

Code/red: Apple Sounds Off on GT Sapphire Debacle | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Plus, Bale as Jobs, Chromebook sales "surge" and Ikea’s homage to "The Shining."
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Whisper's Privacy Practices Come Under Scrutiny of Influential Senator

Whisper's Privacy Practices Come Under Scrutiny of Influential Senator | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Fallout from a Guardian story that exposed how anonymous messaging app Whisper tracked users continued Thursday as Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller, a West Virginia Democrat who i...
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Unity Founder, Ex-CEO: I Didn't Enjoy Being at the Top

Unity Founder, Ex-CEO: I Didn't Enjoy Being at the Top | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
"Running a big, complex company across five continents" isn't fun for everyone.
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Ello Raises $5.5 Million to Grow Its Ad-Free Social Network

Ello Raises $5.5 Million to Grow Its Ad-Free Social Network | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Social network Ello, which has three million people on its waiting list, raised $5.5M.
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Mercator Report Finds Conflicting Bitcoin Regulation Harmful to Industry

Mercator Report Finds Conflicting Bitcoin Regulation Harmful to Industry | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Mercator Advisory Group has published a research note on global bitcoin regulation, its first on the subject.
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A mountain of net neutrality comments, a privacy paradox, ransomware warnings and more -- FCW

A mountain of net neutrality comments, a privacy paradox, ransomware warnings and more -- FCW | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
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How Facebook Protected Users with Dormant Yahoo Email Accounts - AllFacebook

How Facebook Protected Users with Dormant Yahoo Email Accounts - AllFacebook | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
When Yahoo announced last year that it would allow user names that had been inactive to be claimed by new users, how did Facebook ensure that accounts on the social network that were tied to recycled Yahoo email addresses remained secure? Software engineer Murray Kucherawy detailed the process in a note on the Protect the Graph page.
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Idaho Wedding Chapel Sues For Right To Refuse Same-Sex Couples

Idaho Wedding Chapel Sues For Right To Refuse Same-Sex Couples | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
As several states adjust to their newly obtained marriage equality, a number of officiants are fighting for the right to discriminate against same-sex couples. In the Idaho city of Coeur d’Alen…
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An Open Letter: Don’t Sweat the Small (Social Media) Stuff

An Open Letter: Don’t Sweat the Small (Social Media) Stuff | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Insights from the 2014 Minnesota Interactive Marketing Association (MIMA) annual summit.
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Wall Street's Love Affair With Amazon May Be Over as Q3 Results Fall Short

Wall Street's Love Affair With Amazon May Be Over as Q3 Results Fall Short | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Amazon just announced it recorded a net loss of 95 cents a share in the third quarter on $20.58 billion revenue, while analysts were expecting a loss per share of 74 cents on $20.84 billion.
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Paul Allen Ups His Funding to Fight Ebola to at Least $100 Million

Paul Allen Ups His Funding to Fight Ebola to at Least $100 Million | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
“The Ebola virus is unlike any health crisis we have ever experienced and needs a response unlike anything we have ever seen,” the Microsoft co-founder said.
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"Skinny Bundles" Are Supposed to Be Big for TV. But Comcast Says Sales Have Slowed.

"Skinny Bundles" Are Supposed to Be Big for TV. But Comcast Says Sales Have Slowed. | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Comcast may be okay with that.
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Shuddle Is an Uber for Kids Driven by Childcare Pros

Shuddle Is an Uber for Kids Driven by Childcare Pros | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Shuddle, a new service for parents to arrange paid rides for their children, launches today.
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Coursera Hires Disney and eBay Vet as First CMO

Coursera Hires Disney and eBay Vet as First CMO | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Seven months after online education company Coursera brought in former Yale president Rick Levin as CEO, it has hired Kurt Apen as its first chief marketing officer. Apen was most recently a vice p...
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Luxe Raises $5.5 Million From 11 Different Venture Capitalists for On-Demand Valet Parking

Luxe Raises $5.5 Million From 11 Different Venture Capitalists for On-Demand Valet Parking | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
You know who really, really likes the idea of "Uber for valet parking"? Venture capitalists. Luxe, which goes live to the public today in San Francisco, has raised $5.5 million in what it is improb...
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OverDrive Review: A Free E-Book Lending Service That Requires Some Patience

OverDrive Review: A Free E-Book Lending Service That Requires Some Patience | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Why pay for e-books when you can get them from free?
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Spotlight: Home Inspection Franchise Saves Couple From Bankruptcy

Spotlight: Home Inspection Franchise Saves Couple From Bankruptcy | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Tom and Tracey Capuano went from being on the verge of filing for bankruptcy to thriving in a ne...
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At CIS, they DID(IT) -- FCW

At CIS, they DID(IT) -- FCW | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
James Tunnessen has instilled a sense of urgency in the IT team as head of digital innovation and development at Citizenship and Immigration Services.
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Myths About Entrepreneurship

Myths About Entrepreneurship | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Linda Rottenberg, author of "Crazy Is a Compliment," on what it really takes to start a business.
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SSL – New Exploits Take a Bite

SSL – New Exploits Take a Bite | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Three Google engineers have recently released a paper outlining a vulnerability in SSL used in all web browsers, it’s been nick-named “POODLE”, which stands for Padding Oracle On…
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