News

These are the headlines from some of the web sources that I follow.

  • YouMail is $5M Richer and Eager to Grow
    YouMail, a visual voicemail provider, plans to use the proceeds from a $5.5 million Series B funding round to expand its user base. The Irvine, Calif.-based company already boasts more than 6.5 million registered users.YouMail CEO Alex Quilici told CMSWire the company we’ll plans to spend money to "drive awareness and use" in its target markets."YouMail has grown organically through a very lean team — that is, we’ve spent no money to drive user acquisition, and we’ve had a limited development team. We’re now able to much more rapidly iterate on the service," he added. Read full story... Follow us on Twitter Join free newsletter View upcoming events Find a new job
  • FCC official says Google, Facebook had little say on net neutrality
    The FCC's landmark decision on net neutrality has produced all sorts of speculation about the degree to which well-known tech giants shaped the outcome. Gawker, for instance, claimed that Americans can thank a benevolent Facebook-Google cabal for the…
  • Decade-old FREAK bug leaves Google and Apple device users vulnerable
    A team of security researchers unearthed a decade-old vulnerability called the FREAK (Factoring attack on RSA-EXPORT Keys) attack, which impacts Google and Apple device users who may have visited websites, including…
  • Sony to release Playstation 4 virtual reality headset in 2016
    Sony revealed the latest prototype of its virtual reality headset today, when it announced it will release the Playstation 4-compatible device to consumers in the first half of 2016. The Project…
  • Uber buys a mapping company, but this isn’t its first acquisition
    Uber bought mapping company deCarta today, as first reported by Mashable and confirmed by the on-demand ride company. The San Jose-based startup provides technology for turn-by-turn navigation and local search with its…
  • AT&T’s privacy plan may be short-lived and may not even be as bad as we think
    AT&T hit a nerve with its privacy-eroding Internet Preferences Plan, which lets customers surf the web at gigabit speeds but also lets the telecom giant see what sites they visit in order to serve…


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