Edgar Alvarez

Senior Editor

Edgar began hitting newsrooms as a young kid in the ’90s, when his dad worked at a regional newspaper. Growing up, he had two passions: technology and football (soccer). When he wasn't on the pitch scoring hat tricks, he could be found near his SNES or around the house, taking things apart. Edgar's also deeply in love with tacos, sneakers and FIFA, in no particular order. He lives in New York City with his better half.

Articles by Edgar Alvarez

05.03.18
Developers would rather ignore Cambridge Analytica at F8
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Developers would rather ignore Cambridge Analytica at F8

Nobody wanted to talk about securing your data, they just cared about the free VR headset.

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05.01.18
Facebook and Nike just gave hypebeasts a reason to use Messenger
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Facebook and Nike just gave hypebeasts a reason to use Messenger

Selling limited-edition sneakers in augmented reality is the new wave.

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04.30.18
Your data is valuable, but you’re never getting paid for it
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Your data is valuable, but you’re never getting paid for it

Some think companies like Facebook should pay royalties for the data you share. That will never happen.

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04.25.18
Constant controversy hasn't stopped Facebook from making money
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Constant controversy hasn't stopped Facebook from making money

The company reported a revenue of $11.97 billion during the first quarter of 2018.

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