Salesforce appoints Bret Taylor as chief product officer

Quip Chief Executive Officer Bret Taylor And Greylock Partners Partner John Lilly Interview Salesforce has named Bret Taylor, the former chief technology officer at Facebook and founder of Quip, as president and chief product officer. Taylor first joined Salesforce in 2016, when Salesforce acquired word processing app Quip for $750 million. Now, Taylor is replacing Alex Dayon as the company’s CPO. Dayon is moving into the role of chief strategy officer. As chief product… Read More

If you want to see what America would be like if it ditched net neutrality, just look at Portugal

If you want to see what America would be like if it ditched net neutrality, just look at PortugalThe Federal Communications Commission is planning to ditch net neutrality, which requires internet providers to treat all data online equally. A Portuguese internet provider shows what the American internet could look like if net neutrality is scrapped. On Tuesday, the US Federal Communications Commission announced that it planned to vote on an order to roll back Obama-era rules governing net neutrality.


This DIY project lets you catch a falling muon

 Physicists at MIT have developed and released a $100 muon detector that you can build at home, allowing you to sense deep space bombardment on something that looks like a TV remote. The CosmicWatch is basically a little box that can detect high-energy cosmic rays as they hit the Earth’s atmosphere and decay into muons. Muons hit the Earth in a “light drizzle” say the… Read More