Apple issues fix for HomeKit vulnerability impacting smart locks and other devices

Apple says it’s issued a fix for an iOS security flaw that left key connect home hardware open to unauthorized third-party access. The bug, which was initially spotted by 9to5Mac, reportedly made it possible for an outside party to access things like smart locks and garage doors.

Tempow’s Bluetooth stack can improve your TV setup

French startup Tempow has been working on improving the Bluetooth protocol at a low level to make it more versatile. The company is introducing a new audio profile for your TV or set-top box. TV and set-top box manufacturers can license Tempow’s software and integrate new features in their devices.

Prices for Disrupt SF 2018 passes increase in a few days

There isn’t a business person alive who doesn’t appreciate an advantage, but sometimes folks need to be reminded of an advantage that’s staring them right in the face. This is that reminder. Your opportunity to save up to $1,200 on passes to Disrupt San Francisco 2018,

Dish is the first TV provider to offer support for Apple’s Business Chat

Dish today announced it’s becoming the first TV provider to offer customer support over Apple’s Business Chat. Launched earlier this year, Business Chat allows companies to communicate with their customers over iMessage in order to answer questions, provide customer service,

Facebook, Google and more unite to let you transfer data between apps

The Data Transfer Project is a new team-up between tech giants to let you move your content, contacts, and more between apps. Founded by Facebook, Google, Twitter, an Microsoft, the DTP today revealed its plans for an open source data portability platform any online service can join.

Zoox’s fresh $500M, how to spend $6.3B and Microsoft’s fine fiscal year

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we had another full house which made for a good time. Our own Connie Loizos, Matthew Lynley and I were joined by Renata Quintini, a partner at Lux Capital.

Blavity raises $6.5 million Series A round led by GV

Blavity, the digital lifestyle media company geared toward black millennials, recently closed a $6.5 million Series A round led by GV with participation from Comcast Ventures, Plexo Capital and Baron Davis Enterprises. As part of the investment,

EBay paid $573M to buy Japanese e-commerce platform Qoo10, filing reveals

EBay is a very distant second behind Amazon when it comes to e-commerce sales in the U.S.,but abroad — and in particular in Asia — it is willing to invest to grow its footprint in a targeted way. In February, eBay paid a total of $573 million to acquire Qoo10, a Japanese sales platform, […]

Salesforce is latest big tech vendor to join the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Salesforce announced today that it was joining the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the open source organization that manages Kubernetes, the popular open source container orchestration tool. It is the latest in a long line of big name companies, joining the likes of AWS, Oracle,

Sony has sold over 70 million PS4 consoles, 2 million VR headsets

Sony released some new stats today detailing the progression of sales for its PS4 console and PS VR headset systems. The numbers that matter: 70.6M PS4 consoles, 617.8M PS4 titles, 2M PS VR headsets, 12.2M PS VR titles. Things appear to moving along rather well in console land,

Facebook adds support for live streaming and video chats to Messenger games

Last November, Facebook launched Instant Games, a new platform for gaming with friends inside the Messenger chat app. Today, the company is announcing a couple of notable new features for this gaming platform,

网曝奶茶妹妹章泽天加入微软Bing 内部通讯录验证消息为真

根据微信用户“IT趣”的爆料,目前正在美国哥伦比亚大学就读(清华大学交换生)的奶茶妹妹章泽天即将以实习生的身份加入微软Bing团队,参与Bing的产品开发。

Skype for Windows PC snags an update, brings some quality improvements

For our readers who have been complaining that Microsoft has been focusing more on pushing Skype updates on other platforms before its own, here is some good news. Microsoft has just rolled out an update for the desktop version of Skype. However, there aren’t any new features,

锋友曝光疑似4.7/5.5英寸iPhone 6逻辑板

威锋网 7 月 28 日消息,锋友 geekbar 张磊在威锋首发了疑似 4.7 英寸和 5.5 英寸 iPhone 6 的逻辑板。这名锋友将两款新 iPhone 的逻辑板与 5s 的进行了对比。  

NFL Now Brings Your Phone More Football Than You Could Ever Handle

NFL Now, the league's new video highlight app, just launched today. It somehow crams over 6,000 minutes of original video content, and nearly 5,000 minutes of video per team, into every week of the season. Clearly, the world is about to run out of minutes. Read more...

Eyewitness to Hell: Life in Ebola-Ravaged Liberia

I graduated college in May. Three months later I boarded a flight to Liberia to cover the Ebola outbreak.It was only the second assignment of my professional career.I knew it was dangerous, but going to Liberia answered something far more personal.

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