• Tyrant in the code
    by Cyrus Radfar on 19th January 2017 at 1:30 am

     Mankind has a complex relationship with the notion of Artificial Intelligence. Tinged with both fear and fascination; the timeline for AI development is punctuated by cultural and historical events that have brought with them new speculation and theories. Mechanical men and artificial beings were a prevalent feature of Greek myth, including the golden robots of Hephaestus and… Read Mor […]

  • 2016 is the new hottest year on record – how NASA takes the planet’s temperature
    by Emily Calandrelli on 19th January 2017 at 1:15 am

     NASA announced on Wednesday that in 2016, Earth experienced the hottest surface temperatures in modern history. Separate, independent analysis at NOAA provided the same conclusion. This makes the third year in a row that Earth experienced record high temperatures. These record years are part of a concerning long-term trend of increasing global temperatures. In fact, 16 of the 17 warmest years… Read Mor […]

  • Beeline is all about the journey to the destination
    by Felicia Williams on 19th January 2017 at 12:55 am

     Beeline is a handlebar-mounted gadget that uses a combination of Bluetooth, WiFi, and GPS to direct you around town. Instead of giving you turn-by-turn direction like a traditional GPS, though, it simply acts as a compass to guide you to your destination. The Beeline team argues that this allows riders to be more present by letting them decide the best path to take. The project launched on… Read Mor […]

  • Denver takes fastest airport Wi-Fi crown, with Philly and Sea-Tac as runners-up
    by Devin Coldewey on 19th January 2017 at 12:10 am

     Bragging rights for the fastest airport Wi-Fi go to Denver by a long shot, according to Speedtest.net’s latest data, although Philadelphia, Sea-Tac, and Dallas Fort Worth bringing up the rear. But mobile speeds, particularly in Detroit and San Francisco, may soon have them all beat. Read Mor […]

  • Super Mario Run will come to Android in March
    by Greg Kumparak on 19th January 2017 at 12:04 am

     As we’ve known for a while, Super Mario Run is coming to Android after an exclusive stint on iOS. It’s… going to be a while, though. Read Mor […]

  • Marketing and investment firm Wareness expands beyond hardware
    by Anthony Ha on 18th January 2017 at 11:35 pm

     It’s been about three years since PR firm VSC launched Wareness, a “studio” within the larger organization that provides consulting services and seed funding to hardware startups. Since then, Wareness has backed 14 companies. The next step? Looking beyond hardware — founder and CEO Vijay Chattha told me that the studio is now looking to work with startups in… Read Mor […]

  • Nintendo’s next mobile game ‘Fire Emblem: Heroes’ will arrive first on Android on February 2
    by Brian Heater on 18th January 2017 at 11:17 pm

     Hot off its Switch unveiling late last week, Nintendo is dropping some key details about its next mobile title. Due out on February 2, Fire Emblem: Heroes is the latest in a series of long running tactical role playing titles published by the gaming giant. The title was first announced in April, alongside a new entry in the Animal Crossing series, but both were ultimately pushed back in favor… Read Mor […]

  • Learn how to pitch your startup with Pitchbot.vc
    by Josh Constine on 18th January 2017 at 10:51 pm

     How much traction? What’s the market size? Who else invested? Are you the target user? These are the questions every investor will ask you, so you better build a business with the right answers and get ready to recite them. That’s what Pitchbot.vc helps you practice. Pitchbot simulates a pitch meeting with an angel, incubator, seed fund or VC firm. You respond to… Read Mor […]

  • Microsoft rolls out update to its Beam game-streaming platform
    by Lucas Matney on 18th January 2017 at 10:23 pm

     Microsoft has been making notable improvements to the experiences on its Twitch competitor, Beam, since it purchased the startup this past August. A major update was just launched globally for the service which highlights a new faster video player, Xbox Live sign-ins, and a redesigned home page that makes the service’s various communities more visible to users. These features had… Read Mor […]

  • Mozilla gives itself a new look
    by Frederic Lardinois on 18th January 2017 at 10:17 pm

     Mozilla is setting itself up for a big year ahead. The organization’s flagship Firefox browser, for example, is about to get a brand-new rendering engine. After a few years of missteps and misplaced priorities (remember Firefox OS and Hello?), it looks like Mozilla, which is more important to the open web ecosystem than most people realize, is back on track. To get 2017 started,… Read Mor […]

  • South Korea court opts not to arrest Samsung exec Jay Y. Lee over bribery charges
    by Brian Heater on 18th January 2017 at 10:07 pm

     There’s a small glimmer of sunshine for what has been an extremely gloomy year for Samsung. A court in Seoul’s Central District has rejected an arrested warrant for Samsung vice-chairman/heir-apparent Jay Y. Lee that was issued by prosecutors earlier this week. The warrant was a result of bribery and embezzlement charges that also landed South Korea’s recently impeached… Read Mor […]

  • Cam site CamSoda announces OhRoma scent mask integration for exactly the reason you’re thinking
    by John Biggs on 18th January 2017 at 9:31 pm

     As we approach the coming apocalypse we need bread, circuses and odors to keep us entertained. That’s why CamSoda, a NSFW webcam site, has announced the OhRoma, a VR-compatible scent mask that injects the smells of roses, perfume and private parts into your VR webcamming experience. Yeah. You read that right. Why do you want to do such a thing? Well, here’s what the CEO… Read Mor […]

  • Leica’s M10 takes a great camera line of the past and makes it digital
    by Stefan Etienne on 18th January 2017 at 9:24 pm

     This is the Leica M10, but it’s not your father’s (or grandfather’s) familiar M series camera. Its release date is already pegged for tomorrow, January 19th, so a new interchangeable lens Leica is a surprise: a refreshed M10 with a new sensor, body and 30% larger field of vision. For you fellow photographers and camera nerds, the new M10 is going to feature a new 24… Read Mor […]

  • Netflix’s international growth is exploding as its looks beyond the U.S.
    by Matthew Lynley on 18th January 2017 at 9:10 pm

     Holy cow, we have quite the beat for Netflix. Netflix added nearly 2 million new subscribers domestically and around 5 million subscribers internationally in the fourth quarter this year, the company said today. Wall Streets expectations for the fourth quarter fell far below that, coming in at 1.38 million and 3.78 million respectively. We’ll address the financial parts of the company… Read Mor […]

  • Salesforce opens engineering office in Microsoft’s and Amazon’s backyards
    by Ron Miller on 18th January 2017 at 9:00 pm

     Salesforce announced today that it plans to open an engineering and innovation hub in the Seattle area, greatly expanding its presence there. Company co-founder Parker Harris says the office, which is located in the Nine Two Nine Office Tower in Bellevue, will be dedicated mostly to supporting the company’s artificial intelligence initiative, introduced last Fall, which… Read Mor […]

  • Mirai botnet creator unmasked as DDOS protection developer tempted by the dark side
    by Devin Coldewey on 18th January 2017 at 8:54 pm

     Mirai, the botnet that subverted thousands of poorly secured internet of things devices and set them to work on denial of service attacks, has been revealed to be the creation of a young developer who found that the black hat fit better than the white. Read Mor […]

  • Hulu will offer offline access to videos in a few months
    by Sarah Perez on 18th January 2017 at 8:39 pm

     All the top streaming services will now offer offline access to selected content, it seems. Following Netflix and Amazon, Hulu’s CEO Mike Hopkins has confirmed that it will offer users the ability to download content to their devices in a matter of months. The company is currently working on the technology and the rights to make the feature possible, Hopkins said. The tease about… Read Mor […]

  • Disrupt NY 2017 Startup Battlefield applications are officially open
    by Matthew Panzarino on 18th January 2017 at 8:23 pm

     Applications for Startup Battlefield at Disrupt NY are now open. We’re searching for new, up-and-coming startups to launch and compete on the  TechCrunch Disrupt NY stage. Why Apply? Your team will get to pitch for six minutes and then face Q&A from an all-star list of judges. Past Battlefield judges have included Roelof Botha (Sequoia Capital), Fred Wilson (Union Square… Read Mor […]

  • Microsoft is beta testing a feature that brings Cortana to Android’s lock screen
    by Brian Heater on 18th January 2017 at 8:05 pm

     If you’re enrolled in the beta version of the Cortana app for Android, you’ve already got access to one of its more interesting updates in recent memory. As spotted by MSPoweruser, Microsoft has introduced a feature that brings its AI assistant front and center on Google’s mobile OS. Enabling “Add Cortana to my lock screen” will add a shortcut to the app directly… Read Mor […]

  • Most pressing infrastructure needs do not require federal money or approval
    by Kevin Gluba on 18th January 2017 at 8:00 pm

     President-elect Trump has called for a trillion dollars in infrastructure investment, but he wants the private sector to play a critical role. Fortunately, one of our nation’s immediate infrastructure needs will not have to rely on the federal government at all. Read Mor […]

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