Blog Archives

Chinese brands have invaded Indonesia’s fast-growing smartphone market

 If you’re looking for a market with smartphone sales growth potential then India usually comes to mind, but the market is moving forward with much promise in Indonesia, the world’s sixth largest country. A new report from IDC shows that

Posted in Featured

"Empowering" robots could replace the Three Laws of Robotics

Isaac Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics are versatile and simple enough that they still persist 75 years after he first coined them. But our current world, where robots and AI agents are cleaning our houses, driving our cars and working

Posted in Featured

"Empowering" robots could replace the Three Laws of Robotics

Isaac Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics are versatile and simple enough that they still persist 75 years after he first coined them. But our current world, where robots and AI agents are cleaning our houses, driving our cars and working

Posted in Featured

Microsoft unveils a Cortana-powered thermostat

 The latest addition to the smart thermostat space is a product that includes Microsoft’s Cortana virtual assistant. We’re all familiar with the rise of the internet-enabled thermostats, thanks to the development of companies like Nest, and now Microsoft is entering

Posted in Featured

BMW G310R review: Beginner bikers can now buy Bavarian

BMW came out of nowhere to dominate the adventure, retro and supersport markets, and with the 313cc G310R it’s hoping to do the same with its first learner-focused machine. This little beast is capable, confident, quick, and very competitively priced,

Posted in Featured

BMW G310R review: Beginner bikers can now buy Bavarian

BMW came out of nowhere to dominate the adventure, retro and supersport markets, and with the 313cc G310R it’s hoping to do the same with its first learner-focused machine. This little beast is capable, confident, quick, and very competitively priced,

Posted in Featured

Mighty Networks founder Gina Bianchini on building a business in silicon valley

 In episode two of Founder’s Corner, Gina Bianchini, the founder and CEO of Mighty Networks, joins host and Omidyar Network partner Shripriya Mahesh to discuss her mission of empowering people to connect around their passions and pulls back the curtain

Posted in Featured

Stanford’s search and rescue snake robot grows into its role

If you ever find yourself stuck in a disaster zone, your rescuer could take on some unexpected forms, like a drone or a cyborg cockroach – and now we can add a soft robotic snake to the mix. A Stanford

Posted in Featured

Stanford’s search and rescue snake robot grows into its role

If you ever find yourself stuck in a disaster zone, your rescuer could take on some unexpected forms, like a drone or a cyborg cockroach – and now we can add a soft robotic snake to the mix. A Stanford

Posted in Featured

Crunch Report | NBC Launches News Broadcast for Snapchat

NBC launches news broadcast for Snapchat, Tim Draper invests in an Iron Man suit and SoftBank invests massively in three startups. All this on Crunch Report! Read More Go to Source

Posted in Featured

Dow Jones server leaks personal info of 2.2 million customers

Private information of more than two million customers of the Dow Jones publishing agency have been exposed online. According to the IB Times, a configuration error on the Dow Jones & Co. cloud storage server led to sensitive information including names, addresses,

Posted in Featured

Qualcomm CEO: Apple dispute will be settled out of court

Apple and Qualcomm might be fighting hard in the courtroom, but that’s not where the battle is going to end. That’s according to the latter company’s CEO, who believes the issue will most likely be settled out of the court.

Posted in Featured

Fighting Alzheimer’s: It’s all in how you slice it

Building on research that identified a rare genetic mutation in Italian people that leads to the early onset of Alzheimer’s and one in Icelandic people that delays the onset of the condition, a researcher at the University of British Columbia

Posted in Featured

Fighting Alzheimer’s: It’s all in how you slice it

Building on research that identified a rare genetic mutation in Italian people that leads to the early onset of Alzheimer’s and one in Icelandic people that delays the onset of the condition, a researcher at the University of British Columbia

Posted in Featured

The virtual used car dealership Shift raises $38 million

 Shift, the online used car reseller that takes the crappy dealership out of the sales experience, has raised $38 million in its latest round of funding. The company, which is wildly popular among millennials that still buy cars, managed to raise

Posted in Featured

The final 75 tickets are now available for the TechCrunch Summer Party at August Capital

 The TechCrunch Summer Party is a thing of tradition and we hope you can make it out this year. As in years past we’ll gather on the spacious grounds of August Capital in Menlo Park and enjoy an evening of

Posted in Featured

Microsoft finally brings OneDrive ‘Version History’ support to all file types

OneDrive “Version History” is a really useful feature of Microsoft’s OneDrive cloud storage offering. If you aren’t familiar, it lets you restore older versions of files when you need to do so. Did you mess up something you are working on

Posted in Featured

New Nissan Leaf to feature single e-Pedal control

Nissan has continued the drip-feed of feature announcements ahead of the launch of the upcoming Leaf, today revealing that the next-gen electric vehicle will sport a so-called e-Pedal that can be used to accelerate, slow down and come to a

Posted in Featured

New Nissan Leaf to feature single e-Pedal control

Nissan has continued the drip-feed of feature announcements ahead of the launch of the upcoming Leaf, today revealing that the next-gen electric vehicle will sport a so-called e-Pedal that can be used to accelerate, slow down and come to a

Posted in Featured

Panic releases Transmit 5 for the Mac

Mention ‘ftp’ and most people think back to a term you’d hear in the late 90s, not realizing the technology is still used behind the scenes to upload/download files to any remote server. Need to update files on your website?

Posted in Featured