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  • Latest Image Comics masterpiece lands in world of lucid dreams and regrets Turn the pages to discover so many gorgeous fragments of fully realized worlds. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • “Science Keeps America Great,” and the March for Science reminded us The March for Science brought out great minds—and signs—at 600 events worldwide. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • “Radioactive Boy Scout” regularly visited by FBI for a decade, father says New documents show David Charles Hahn was reported to authorities in 2007, 2010. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Books and roses  Anyone who thinks paper books are dead has never been in a Barcelona bookshop the day before Sant Jordi. The Patron Saint festival is Catalunya’s equivalent of Valentine’s day. But as well as giving long-stemmed red roses people give books. Lots and lots of books. Some €20 million worth of books are sold (gifted) on ...
  • Doctor Who review: Bill and the Timelord must grin and bear it in Smile “There’s a giant smiley abattoir, and I’m having this childish impulse to blow it up.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • The MWW Iconik 3 is an inexpensive automatic watch for military fans  Manchester Watch Works aka MWW makes small batch watches that are sometimes homages to historic timepieces and are sometimes entirely new design. This model, the Iconik 3 – the third in the Iconik line – is based on the Blancpain TR-900, a military spec diver’s watch used by navies worldwide in the 1960s. These waterproof ...
  • Review: Cry Havoc an intriguing sci-fi “dudes on a map” throwdown A truly asymmetric sci-fi war game in which the natives fight back. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Study claims a link between diet sodas and stroke and dementia Cohort study that doesn’t look at causation has some odd results. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • How to make Twitter profitable  Twitter has evolved dramatically since its founding. What the founders fully envisioned we cannot know. Nonetheless, there is one thing we do know: Many business entities have millions of followers and communicate with these followers using Twitter. This is free advertising, no ifs, ands or buts. So, here’s a proposal to radically change the economics ...
  • Audi Sport’s new GT4 race car was star of its NY International Auto Show It shares 60 percent of parts with road car and should cost well under $200,000. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • The 2017 New York International Auto Show: best of the rest The 840-hp Dodge Demon, Nissan GT-R Track Edition, Bugatti Chiron, and more. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • A major Nintendo policy change has saved at least one Switch game Third major patch for Nintendo Switch exclusive Bomberman does the unexpected. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Fenix 5S reviewed: Exactly what you’d expect from a $600 Garmin sport watch Great for well-rounded athletes, unnecessary for most. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • We’ve been missing a big part of game industry’s digital revolution NPD “restatement” shows consistent spending growth as digital sales dominate. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Uber and Lyft sued for patent infringement by ‘Hailo,’ but not Daimler’s Hailo  A company called “Hailo Technologies, LLC”, has sued both Uber and Lyft over alleged infringement of U.S. patent 5,973,619, which describes an “automated vehicle dispatch and payment honoring system.” The patent, filed by Alexis Paredes in 1997 and granted in 1999, describes a software system that allows a user to pick a means of transportation from ...
  • PowerRay is an underwater drone for filmmakers or fishermen  The creator of the PowerEgg, an ovoid flying robot, has begun accepting orders for its newest creation, a submersible camera drone for home use. Dubbed the PowerRay, the waterproof device can find, attract and record fish. It operates at a depth of 30 meters, or about 98 feet, for up to four hours at a ...
  • Waymo accuses Uber of hiding a secret LiDAR device  In preparation for a preliminary injunction hearing next month, Waymo today filed new claims in its lawsuit against Uber, alleging that its competitor withheld information about technology Uber is using in its development of self-driving cars. Wa… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Waymo accuses Uber of hiding a secret LiDAR device  In preparation for a preliminary injunction hearing next month, Waymo today filed new claims in its lawsuit against Uber, alleging that its competitor withheld information about technology Uber is using in its development of self-driving cars. Wa… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Crunch Report | Quora Valued At Around $1.8B  Today’s Stories  Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise Elon Musk’s Neuralink wants to turn cloud-based AI into an extension of our brains Duolingo launches paid subscriptions as it experiments with new ways to monetize its service Snap acquires the crucial geofilter patent from Mobli for a record $7.7M Credits Written ...
  • HBO’s “Silicon Valley” cast hints about upcoming season  They’re back! HBO’s “Silicon Valley” is set to return to television, with the fourth season debuting this Sunday. We had a chance to watch the first two episodes at the premiere and can confirm that they’re very funny (and filled with TechCrunch references). We also sat down for a video with the stars of the show, ...
  • Russian man gets longest-ever US hacking sentence, 27 years in prison Roman Seleznev bankrupted businesses, did $170 million in damage. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • The X-Files will be back for another 10 episodes in 2017 and 2018 Gillian Anderson: “You ready for more of this @davidduchovny? 🔦 #TheXFiles” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Patent-holding company uses ex-Nokia patents to sue Apple, phone carriers Nokia has spread its patents around widely, and they keep popping up in lawsuits. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Mobile industry loses its bid to stop Berkeley’s cellphone warning law 9th Circuit: local law actually “complements and reinforces” federal law, policy. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • >10,000 Windows computers may be infected by advanced NSA backdoor Did script kiddies use DoublePulsar code released by NSA-leaking Shadow Brokers? Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Of course Microsoft is working on its own version of the Chromebook  Windows Central has gotten its hands on an internal document highlighting the hardware performance of Windows 10 Cloud, a rumored operating system spinoff expected to be unveiled at next month’s big education event in New York. Predictably, the slide puts the OS head to head with Google Chromebooks. The category is a no-brainer for Microsoft ...
  • Weekly Roundup: Facebook’s F8, Confide hit with lawsuit  This week saw movement in two tech lawsuits, Facebook held its annual F8 developer conference and a juice press hardware company came under fire. These are the top stories of the week, and you can sign up for this post as the weekly newsletter here.  1. Everything you need to know about Facebook’s F8 developer ...
  • Analyzing the spectrum of corporate innovation from R&D to VC  Over the coming decade, ongoing corporate exploration of the incubator, accelerator, and venture capital models will expand the use of these additional forms of external innovation. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • YouTube says it fixed the problem with Restricted Mode that was filtering LGBTQ+ content  YouTube today claims to have fixed an issue with its service that was causing it to incorrectly filter content in “Restricted Mode” and hiding a large selection of LGBTQ+ videos as a result. The company had come under fire last month when it was discovered that users who turned on “Restricted Mode” – a setting that allows YouTube ...
  • 310-mile range and 320kW: 2019’s Audi e-tron Sportback The powertrain looks great, but we’re not sure about the styling. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Once more with feeling: Climate models don’t exaggerate warming An important correction to some lowball estimates of climate sensitivity. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • 107 cancer papers retracted due to peer review fraud New papers were found through investigations into previous fraud. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Juice wars: Juicero has sued another juicer maker for patent infringement The company claims its cold-press hardware has a copycat. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Report: Theranos used shell company to secretly buy outside lab equipment WSJ describes newly-unsealed depositions of 22 former employees, board members. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Report: Theranos used shell company to secretly buy outside lab equipment WSJ describes newly-unsealed depositions of 22 former employees, board members. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Using wearable technology to detect conflict in couples before it occurs  Several teams of researchers at USC have joined forces for a study aimed at detecting vital signs to help stem conflicts in couples before they occur. Couples were brought into the lab, equipped with wearable sensors, given smartphones for record… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Twitch opens up its money-making tools to tens of thousands of non-Partnered channels  On the heels of yesterday’s news about expanded subscription options for partners, video streaming site Twitch today announced another way for its creator community to generate revenue, with the launch of an Affiliate program. Explains the company, the new program will allow non-partnered video creators to gain access to a variety of tools that will allow ...
  • Today is the last day to save $1,000 on Disrupt NY tickets  Alright, startup fans. We gave you an extension, a whole extra week to save some serious cash on tickets to Disrupt NY 2017. But now your time is almost up. You have just a few hours left to save $1,000 on tickets to the best startup show in the Big Apple. Early bird tickets cost just ...
  • A Midas List VC on the problem with the Midas List  The way Peterson tells it, that’s the way he likes it. There’s a reason he didn’t put his name on the door 17 years ago when he left the hedge fund Cypress Funds in L.A. to open his own investment firm in Silicon Valley. “I’m not crazy about being the center of attention. I never ...
  • Galaxy S8 review: Gorgeous new hardware, same Samsung gimmicks First flagship since the Note 7 mess doesn’t always put its best foot forward. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Valve asks for phone numbers to confirm Dota 2 player identities Move should cut down on expert players intentionally smurfing noobs. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Researchers claim China trying to hack South Korea missile defense efforts Deployment of THAAD upsets China, seen as espionage tool. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • As US prepares to gut net neutrality rules, Canada strengthens them Canada cracks down on zero-rating while FCC allows paid data cap exemptions. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • MIXhalo to reveal new audio technology at Disrupt NY with help from Pharrell and Incubus  This is going to be a lot of fun. MIXhalo was founded by Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger and the startup is set to reveal its first product at Disrupt NY 2017. And Mike is bringing some other famous friends to help. MIXhalo has developed a way to distribute audio to a crowd — like at a ...
  • Tesla recalls 53,000 vehicles built in 2016 over faulty parking brake Quality and reliability problems continue to plague the electric car maker. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Fansubs for TV shows and movies are illegal, court rules Anti-piracy group tells Dutch court they damage the industry. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • If you live inland, don’t think sea level rise won’t affect you Climate migrants will flock inland. What does that mean for landlocked regions? Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Like disappearing ink, but cooler: Laser-powered invisible images demonstrated The image is only revealed if the right color laser is shone on surface. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • American Gods may have finally nailed the modern-fantasy formula on TV Come for Ian McShane; stay for a faithful, 16-years-later retelling of Gaiman’s classic. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Man sues Confide: I wouldn’t have spent $7/month if I’d known it was flawed Confide: “The accusations set forth in the complaint are unfounded and without merit.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Netflix rival iFlix reveals its first original content series for emerging markets  Fresh from raising $90 million from investors in Match, iFlix, a Netflix-like service for emerging markets, has announced its first slate of original content. The Malaysia-headquartered business claims five million registered users across 10 countries — it recently branched out into Africa and the Middle East — for its service which costs around $3 per month. Beyond cheaper… ...
  • Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is now on sale in the U.S., Canada and Korea with more launches to come  If you’ve been holding out patiently for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Samsung’s newest flagship devices, then your wait may soon be over after the phones went on sale in an initial four markets. Samsung is starting sales in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico and Korea today (Friday), with expansions to other countries coming ...
  • Tesla owners sue: “Enhanced Autopilot Features…simply too dangerous to be used” Tesla fires back, calling lawsuit a “disingenuous attempt to secure attorney’s fees.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Cassini has taken another spectacular image of its home planet Earth’s Moon is also visible in a zoomed-in view. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Crunch Report | Google Home Gets More Personal  Today’s Stories  Google Home can now recognize up to six voices and give personalized responses Google said to be planning a built-in ad blocker for Chrome GoPro to release prosumer spherical camera in fall 2017 FTC tells ‘influencers’ to quit trying to hide the fact that they’re shilling for brands Shopify launches a free, in-house-designed ...
  • CEO of company that makes $400 juice appliance has a message for the haters CEO Jeff Dunn takes to Medium to post a defense of his business. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Windows, Office, to get synchronized twice yearly releases New policy officially formalizes the previously informal intentions. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • Confide sued over ephemerality and screenshot protection claims  Confide, the encrypted chat app that’s reportedly popular among Trump staffers, is facing a class action lawsuit that claims Confide misled consumers about its ability to protect messages from being screenshotted or saved. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Juicero CEO promises refunds for any dissatisfied customers while defending the company’s tech  Jeff Dunn, the former Coca-Cola executive who became CEO of Juicero last year, has responded to a wave of coverage suggesting that the company’s juice press isn’t all that was promised — and he’s offering dissatisfied customers their money back. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Ambient noise could be your next multi-factor authentication token  We’re all pretty used to two-factor authentication now, and it isn’t much of an inconvenience to have to type in a four-digit code when you log in from a new location. But some Swiss security researchers came up with a smart way to authenticate without even that tiny amount of work: ambient noise. Read More Share ...
  • Toyota is testing heavy-duty hydrogen trucks at the Port of Long Beach For use in short-haul routes, full testing begins this summer. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Chrome, Firefox, and Opera users beware: This isn’t the apple.com you want Unicode sleight of hand makes it hard for even savvy users to detect impostor sites. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • We need game design tools that work for everyone From Offworld: Accessible, no-programming-required game-making tools are hard to find. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • First-ever US Honda Civic Type R finally arrives with 306 horsepower UK-assembled, US-powered, the global Civic Type R finally hits America this June. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War 3 review: Twilight struggle A return to single-player basics with something new for multiplayer. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War 3 review: Twilight struggle A return to single-player basics with something new for multiplayer. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Don’t get played by this spammy app like I did  At my birthday party last week, my friend Ebby walked over and asked a group of us “What’s this Gather app all about?” I instantly felt a bit insecure. Of that particular group of friends, I should have been the one with a ready answer. I’m supposed to know about hot new apps. But Gather ...
  • FTC tells ‘influencers’ to quit trying to hide the fact that they’re shilling for brands  The Federal Trade Commission has put dozens of so-called influencers on notice for failing to adequately document the fact that their Instagram and such like posts are in fact thinly veiled ads for which the posters are being generously compensat… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • A chat with Pluralsight founder Aaron Skonnard on the global move to sharpen tech skills through online training  Utah has a strong history in the tech industry. It’s also starting to become a place known for growing profitable unicorns, including developer training platform Pluralsight, now worth $1.14 billion and listed as one to watch for going public this year. I sat down with Pluralsight founder Aaron Skonnard to discuss the tech landscape and ...
  • This phishing technique is more interesting than dangerous  There’s no shortage of ways adversaries will employ to get you to click through to a malicious website, some technical, some psychological. This one is interesting because it leverages a useful feature of browsers that you might have never thought about. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Another Android flagship, the Nexus 6P, ends up in a class-action lawsuit “When the bootlooping occurs, the phone is essentially a very expensive paperweight.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Mozilla, Microsoft rebuilding their browsers’ foundations without anyone noticing Browsers are getting quietly rebuilt around us. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • FCC helps AT&T and Verizon charge more by ending broadband price caps Business Internet price caps eliminated even when customers have only one choice. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Our hearts beat with unexpected electrical help from immune cells Macrophages known for gobbling germs may be key to healthy—and unhealthy—rhythms. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Bedly raises $2.7 million to make renting an apartment a little less horrible  Craigslist is great for serial killers and spear-phishers, but less than ideal for anyone looking for housing. As a platform for renters, Bedly aims to take some of the pain out of the housing-rental process — and it’s hoping that’s a draw for landlords too. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens ...
  • Spotify strikes new deal with indy giant Merlin ‘competitive’ with big labels  Spotify — the streaming music company with 50 million paying users — has been working on renegotiating licensing deals with labels over the last several months — a critical move to improve its revenues and margins en route to going public — and today one of the big pieces of that process has fallen into place. ...
  • Getaround raises $45M from Toyota and others to build more partnerships  Car sharing service Getaround has raised $45 million in Series C funding, led by a new investor Braemar Energy Ventures, and with participating from Toyota Motor Corp and China’s SAIC Motor. The round also includes existing investors Menlo Ventures and Triangle Peak Partners, and is all about helping Getaround continue its new strategy of partnering ...
  • Swingvy raises $1.1M to give HR staff in Southeast Asia a break from paperwork  Human resources paperwork is never fun to take care of—especially if it’s literally on paper. Swingvy co-founder Jin Choeh says that in Southeast Asia, many small businesses are still stuck with physical spreadsheets and piles of forms. Swingvy wants to help them with affordable cloud-based software. The South Korea and Malaysia-based startup just raised $1.1 ...
  • DFJ Growth closes its third fund with $535 million  DFJ Growth, the 11-year-old growth-stage arm of the 31-year-old Sand Hill Road firm, has closed its third vehicle with $535 million, slightly more than it was targeting when it began fundraising in the spring of last year. It had closed its previ… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • YouTube jumped to the top of the App Store following news of mobile live-streaming expansions  Demand for mobile live streaming on YouTube appears to be strong, given the fact that YouTube shot up to the top of the App Store – a position it hasn’t held since December 2015 – following reports of YouTube opening up this feature to more users. Earlier this week, YouTube was spotted having relaxed its earlier restrictions ...
  • Alexa now works with your G Suite calendar  Amazon’s connected speakers and other Alexa-powered devices will now work with your G Suite calendar, the company announced this morning. Once enabled, users will be able to ask Alexa to give them an overview of their day or make changes and other additions to their calendar as needed, just by speaking. The change represents another step ...
  • Tanium CEO tacitly admits using hospital data in demos, sort of CEO Hindawi: “Viewers didn’t connect demo to that customer for years.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Google Home can now tell users apart just by their voice Now up to six people can train Google’s voice appliance to recognize them. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Switch: If it ain’t broke, just tweak it Small changes don’t add much, but this is portable Mario Kart at its finest. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • China takes a key step toward building a large space station A new spacecraft will make three docking attempts with the Tiangong-2 space station. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Potential anti-aging component of cord blood refreshes minds of old mice The findings are just in mice, and debate swirls around the anti-aging pursuits. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Fusion efficiency boosted by exploding a tiny gold shell from the inside Shining laser through tiny hole yields smooth compression, lots of neutrons. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Verizon lost 400,000 customers in the 6 weeks before it launched unlimited data Verizon turned things around but still lost 289,000 phone subscribers. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Coyuchi launches a subscription and recycling service for its organic home textiles  An organic bed linen subscription and recycling service sounds like the ultimate hipster indulgence, but considering the massive amount of textiles that end up in landfills every year, it might actually have an impact. Coyuchi, which was one of t… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Investors: Here are the Startup Alley companies at Disrupt NY  Listen up, investors at Disrupt NY 2017. This one’s for you. We’re thrilled to announce that you can now peruse all of the companies that will be on display in the Startup Alley at Disrupt NY 2017 on our handy Startup Alley Hub. In addition to being a fantastic resource, the site is mobile-friendly so you can ...
  • Amazon opens up Alexa voice and text tech for developers to make new chatbots New “Lex” platform makes Alexa’s intelligence available to all. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • AeroMobil answers the question, “it’s 2017, where’s my flying car?” Flies like a plane, drives like a car, and it’s a hybrid. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Hang out with a hologram of Sir David Attenborough thanks to VR “Hands-on” experience Hold the World coming soon to London’s Natural History Museum. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Shopify launches a free, in-house designed card reader  Shopify has designed its own hardware for the first time, building out a design team and coming up with a unique approach to the simple card reader, that most basic tool in the real-world merchant’s arsenal. The new chip and swipe card reader makes its official debut at Shopify’s Unite developer conference in San Francisco ...
  • GoPro to release prosumer spherical camera in fall 2017  GoPro today announced the Fusion, a camera capable of capturing spherical video for use in VR and standard video formats through a software solution. The camera will be released this fall. GoPro has yet to name the price. If nothing else GoPro is… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • YouTube TV review: Not a game-changer out of the gate, but it could be soon Using it is easy, but it doesn’t offer multiple tiers or apps for many platforms. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • ZappRX gets $25 million from Chinese VC’s to expand into the U.S. drug prescription market  ZappRX, the app that aims to make it easier to manage specialty drug prescriptions, has pulled in $25 million in Series B funding led by Qiming US, the Chinese venture outfit’s stateside health care fund. GV (formerly Google Ventures) and GlaxoSmithKline’s funding arm SR One were also in the round and GV’s Krishna Yeshwant and ...
  • Mastercard trials biometric bankcard with embedded fingerprint reader  Mastercard is trialling a Chip and PIN bankcard that includes an embedded fingerprint reader, introducing a biometric authentication layer for card payments — and taking a leaf out of the book of Apple Pay et al in the process. The thinking here being: why pay by entering a PIN when you can stick your thumb ...
  • With revenue of $29.8 billion, Verizon’s first quarter earnings fall short of analyst expectations  Verizon just released its first quarter earnings results, with adjusted earnings per share of 95 cents on revenue of $29.8 billion. Revenue (minus divestitures and acquisitions) is down 4.5 percent from the first quarter of 2016. The numbers also fall short of what analysts had been predicting: EPS of 96 cents per share on revenue of ...
  • Bose is wiretapping my headphones, argues customer in lawsuit Illinois man: my headphones transmit audio metadata to data miner Segment.io. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...