tech:

taffy

Sprint, Time Sign Advertising Deal

Sprint_TimeSprint and Time have signed a mobile content, advertising and retail alliance. As part of the arrangement, Time  will deliver its branded content within a customizable section of the SprintZone application on select Sprint devices.

The content experience within SprintZone will be updated in real time, pulling content from Time’s brands, including stories, photography and videos. Users will be able to customize their content and experience by brand.

Time and Sprint will also collaborate on mobile advertising solutions leveraging Time’s mobile network of 20 million and Pinsight Media+, Sprint’s targeted advertising service. The collaboration includes access to each other’s premium mobile properties and audiences to extend the reach of client ad campaigns.

Time will also provide content for Sprint’s retail stores, for demonstrating the capabilities of digital devices.

[Image courtesy: Time]

Just in

Staff say Dell’s return to office mandate is a stealth layoff, especially for women — The Register

The implications of choosing to work remotely, we're told, are: "1) no funding for team onsite meetings, even if a large portion of the team is flying in for the meeting from other Dell locations; 2) no career advancement; 3) no career movements; and 4) remote status will be considered when planning or organization changes – AKA workforce reductions," writes Thomas Claburn. 

Orkes raises $20M

Cupertino, CA-based Orkes, a company focused on the scaling of distributed systems, has raised $20 million.

Motorola Solutions appoints Nicole Anasenes to board

Motorola Solutions announced the appointment of Nicole Anasenes to its board of directors. Ms. Anasenes has over two decades of experience in leadership roles across software and services, market development, acquisitions, and business transformation.

Apple Announces ‘Groundbreaking’ New Security Protocol for iMessage — MacRumors

Apple today announced a new post-quantum cryptographic protocol for iMessage called PQ3. Apple says this "groundbreaking" and "state-of-the-art" protocol provides "extensive defenses against even highly sophisticated quantum attacks," writes Joe Rossignol.

How data collaboration platforms can help companies build better AI – HBR

By embracing data collaborations, business leaders can safely access high-quality data, avoid legal issues, gain a diverse, pluralistic, and therefore more expansive view of the world, unlocking the full potential of fine-tuned models, writes José Parra-Moyano, Karl Schmedders, and Alex "Sandy" Pentland.