Blog Archives

Would you share your selfies on a giant 3D head?

For every good selfie you take, there are dozens of duds that you’d rather didn’t see the light of day, but the fastest way to get over those insecurities might be to project those selfies onto a giant head for

Posted in Featured

Would you share your selfies on a giant 3D head?

For every good selfie you take, there are dozens of duds that you’d rather didn’t see the light of day, but the fastest way to get over those insecurities might be to project those selfies onto a giant head for

Posted in Featured

Virgin gets on board Hyperloop One with "substantial investment"

Thanks to Sir Richard Branson, Hyperloop One is now Virgin Hyperloop One. The rebranding was announced by the Virgin Group founder and CEO on his blog, in which he said that the change follows an undisclosed, but substantial investment by

Posted in Featured

Virgin gets on board Hyperloop One with "substantial investment"

Thanks to Sir Richard Branson, Hyperloop One is now Virgin Hyperloop One. The rebranding was announced by the Virgin Group founder and CEO on his blog, in which he said that the change follows an undisclosed, but substantial investment by

Posted in Featured

Samsung forecasts a strong quarter on the same day its CEO resigns citing “unprecedented crisis”

 This post has been updated to reflect the announcement of Oh-Hyun Kwon’s resignation.   Samsung Electronics made two announcements today that contrasted starkly with one another in tone. First, it issued an optimistic third-quarter earnings guidance. Then, a few hours later,

Posted in Featured

Crunch Report | Bitcoin Passes $5,000

Bitcoin is now valued at more than $5,000 a coin, DJI releases a new interchangeable lens series for drones, Google gets rid of the Home Mini touch function and Hyperloop One takes on big investment from Virgin and renames to

Posted in Featured

Trash-sucking Seabin goes to work in the UK

There are a number of schemes out there intended to tackle the huge problem of ocean waste, and while none claim to be a complete solution, they do promise to help in their own unique ways. Among them is the

Posted in Featured

Trash-sucking Seabin goes to work in the UK

There are a number of schemes out there intended to tackle the huge problem of ocean waste, and while none claim to be a complete solution, they do promise to help in their own unique ways. Among them is the

Posted in Featured

Amazon Studios suspends chief Roy Price following harassment allegations

 Roy Price, the head of Amazon Studios, has been suspended after allegations of sexual harassment were leveled at him by Isa Hackett, one of the producers of the company’s first series, The Man in the High Castle. A potentially cozy

Posted in Featured

Nvidia: Internet of Things adoption will drive GPU investments

With the world around us becoming smarter and generating more data each day, there is an increasing need for greater computational power in terms of both CPU and GPU capabilities. At the company’s GTC Europe event in Munich this week,

Posted in Featured

Omnyway raises $12.75M to connect advertising and mobile commerce

 Omnyway announced today that it has raised $12.75 million in Series A funding. Previously known as OmnyPay, Omnyway has built technology around what it calls “augmented digital commerce” — basically, helping retailers stay connected to consumers through their mobile phone

Posted in Featured

Microsoft is hilariously pretentious as it unveils Surface accessories in aqua color

Microsoft Surface computers are rather nice, but sometimes Panos Panay and team get a little wacky when describing the design process. Look, I get it, Panay is passionate about his job, and that is respectable. But come on, creating Surface

Posted in Featured

Dell will invest $1bn in Internet of Things research and development

Dell Technologies has unveiled plans of a major new IoT push, including a new division specifically targeting new connected technologies. At an event in New York, the company revealed that it is set to invest over $1 billion in research and

Posted in Featured

Drone gets blasted with whale breath – for a good cause

If you were a humpback whale, chances are that you wouldn’t like having someone following along above you in a motorboat, holding a petri dish out on a pole over your blow hole. That’s traditionally how researchers ascertain what types

Posted in Featured

Drone gets blasted with whale breath – for a good cause

If you were a humpback whale, chances are that you wouldn’t like having someone following along above you in a motorboat, holding a petri dish out on a pole over your blow hole. That’s traditionally how researchers ascertain what types

Posted in Featured

“More Perfect,” Where “Radiolab” Meets the Supreme Court

Sarah Larson on the podcast “More Perfect,” a Radiolab spinoff that aims to demystify the U.S. Supreme Court and its history. Go to Source

Posted in Featured

South Park slams Facebook for selling fake news

 “I make money from Facebook for my fake content in order to pay Facebook to promote my fake stories” said…Professor Chaos in one of the most brutal and succinct criticisms of the social network to date. The latest episode of

Posted in Featured

Robotic gripper has a feel for the shape of things

When you reach into your pocket and grab your keys, you can tell how they’re oriented, without actually seeing them. Well, an engineering team at the University of California San Diego has created a soft robotic gripper that works in

Posted in Featured

Robotic gripper has a feel for the shape of things

When you reach into your pocket and grab your keys, you can tell how they’re oriented, without actually seeing them. Well, an engineering team at the University of California San Diego has created a soft robotic gripper that works in

Posted in Featured

AR mystery startup Magic Leap looking to raise as much as $1B in new round

 Magic Leap may be raising as much as $1 billion to fund their vision of a future filled with augmented reality glasses. A Delaware filing dated Wednesday was provided to us by CB Insights, confirming that the secretive startup has authorized

Posted in Featured