Facebook’s Sloppy Data-Sharing Deals Might Be Criminal

In the past nine days, Facebook has said it is rethinking its business and a presidential candidate said it should be broken up. In the past 24 hours, the company’s services, including Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, and Oculus, froze for most of a day and a newspaper revealed that a new crop of prosecutors is …

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The next frontier in real estate technology

More posts by this contributor John Lin is an associate partner at Trinity Ventures supporting investments in developer tools, artificial intelligence and real estate.

From entertainment to transportation, technology has upended nearly every major industry — with one notable exception: real estate. Instead of disrupting the sector, the last generation of real estate technology companies primarily improved efficiencies of existing processes. Industry leaders Zillow/Trulia and LoopNet* helped us search for homes and commercial real estate better and faster, but they didn’t significantly change what we buy or lease or from whom or how.

The next generation of real estate technology companies is taking a more expansive approach, dismantling existing systems and reimagining entirely new ones that address our growing demand for affordability, community and flexibility.

The increasing need for affordability

Home ownership has long been integral to the American dream, but for many young Americans today it’s an unattainable dream. A [...]  read more

Facebook’s Head of Product Chris Cox Leaves After Privacy Pivot

Just last spring, Chris Cox, the chief product officer of Facebook, was promoted to also oversee WhatsApp, Messenger, and Instagram. It seemed at the time almost like succession planning. If Mark Zuckerberg were to ever leave the company, Cox, his longtime confidante and a represen­tative of the engineering and product side, would be set up to run it.

But Cox announced today that, after 13 years at the company, he’s leaving. “For over a decade, I’ve been sharing the same message that Mark and I have always believed: Social media’s history is not yet written, and its effects are not neutral. It is tied up in the richness and complexity of social life. As its builders, we must endeavor to understand its impact—all the good, and all the bad—and take up the daily work of bending it towards the positive, and towards the good. This is our greatest responsibility,” he wrote.

Cox has been a beloved employee at the company, leading orientations for new hires [...]  read more

Errol Spence vs Mikey Garcia live stream: how to watch tonight’s boxing online from anywhere

We’re in for one hell of a fight tonight! Mikey Garcia is ascending two whole weight classes to take on Errol Spence Jr in a title bout for the latter’s IBF welterweight belt. Spence is arguably the world’s best fighter at his weight, so the appeal for legendary fighter Garcia to show him who’s boss is easy to see.

And talking of easy to see…with this guide, we’ll tell you how simple it is to get a Spence vs Garcia live stream no matter where you are in the world.

Errol Spence vs Mikey Garcia: when and where?
The Spence vs Garcia fight is set to happen tonight (Saturday, March 16) at 9pm ET, 6pm PT – so that’s around 2am GMT on Sunday morning.

The venue for the fight is the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas – the usual home to NFL franchise the Dallas Cowboys.

Garcia (39–0, 30 KOs) has an undeniably stunning record and is taking a big risk by moving up in weight category to take on the welterweight champ. 

While Spence Jr (24–0, 21 KOs) holds the experience in his favour as the resident in the weight class he also has an extra benefit as this is his turf in a more literal way – he grew up in Texas. That should [...]  read more