Africa focused Andela cuts 400 staff as it confirms $50M in income

Africa-focused tech talent accelerator Andela will cut 400 junior engineers across Kenya, Uganda and Nigeria, CEO Jeremy Johnson told TechCrunch. The layoffs come as the startup released first-time earnings figures indicating it will surpass $50 million in annual revenues for 2019. Yes, the news seems a bit disjointed. Not everything moves in the same direction…

What to get out of Apple’s September 10 iPhone event

Here’s what we know for sure: Apple’s holding a big event on its campus at 10AM PT on September 10. Here’s what we almost certainly know for sure: The iPhone 11 will launch with a new camera configuration. There will be probably be three different models. From there, things get a bit more complicated. There’s…

Computer scientist Richard Stallman resigns from MIT after defending Jeffrey Epstein – CNET

Richard Stallman, the founder of the Free Software Foundation, has resigned from the nonprofit as well as his position at MIT. Massimiliano Ferraro/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Computer scientist and free-software advocate Richard Stallman announced Monday that he has resigned his position at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab. Stallman’s resignation comes after he…

Richard Stallman resigns from MIT and Free Software Foundation

Richard Stallman resigned Monday from his positions at MIT and the Free Software Foundation, following controvery over his remarks suggeting victims of Jeffrey Epstein were willing participants. Last week it emerged that Stallman had cast doubt upon the reports that AI pioneer Marvin Minsky had sexually assaulted one of Epstein’s victims. In an email chain…

Amazon Cracks Down on Third-Party Apps Over Privacy Violations

To be the “everything store,” Amazon relies heavily on outside merchants from around the world, who sell hundreds of millions of different products through its site. Powering this ecommerce machine is another marketplace that most shoppers will never see—a behind-the-scenes ecosystem of developers whose apps sellers use to run their businesses. Like other parts of…

Kaspersky Laboratory exposed users’ browsers to website tracking

Image: PCMag via Kaspersky labs Michael Kan for PCMag 2019-08-16 14:56:57 UTC Follow @https://twitter.com/PCMag PCMag.com is a leading authority on technology, delivering Labs-based, independent reviews of the latest products and services. Our expert industry analysis and practical solutions help you make better buying decisions and get more from technology. For years, antivirus software from Kaspersky…