Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are donating $33 million in the form of a scholarship grant to help 1,000 undocumented immigrant high school graduates with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status attend college. The Bezos grant comes through TheDream.US,
The investment arms of BMW and the Chinese search technology giant, Baidu, along with a large original equipment manufacturer for the auto industry and a slew of technology investors have all come together to back Lunewave, a startup developing new sensor technologies for autonomous vehicles.
With the Apple Watch Series 4, Apple introduced a new, larger display. It now has rounded edges and thinner bezels. And the company took advantage of that display to introduce new fire, water, liquid metal and vapor faces.
Graph databases have always been useful to help find connections across a vast data set, and it turns out that capability is quite handy in artificial intelligence and machine learning too. Today, Neo4j, the makers of the open source and commercial graph database platform,
Bird just announced 10 million scooter rides since launching about one year ago. If this story sounds familiar to you, it’s probably because Bird competitor Lime earlier today announced it surpassed 11.5 million rides across its shared bikes and scooters. Bird,
Workplace training has long been considered one of the key early areas where virtual reality can make a dent in the enterprise. Walmart already made some noise when it announced it would be bringing VR hardware into its training centers,
More consolidation is afoot in the world of cloud-based voice services. Today, Vonage — once a VoIP pioneer that today offers cloud-based unified communications and other IP services in the business market — announced that it would acquire NewVoiceMedia,
Spotify today is taking another step that may make record labels uncomfortable. Fresh off reports that the streaming service is cutting its own licensing deals with independent artists, the company this morning announced it will now allow indie artists to directly upload their music to its service,
Just a few weeks ago I was in Utah for the holidays, spending time with the many family members my husband and I both have there. At one family gathering, a cousin began talking about how he bought a brand new home and sold his own home all without a real estate agent on a site called Homie.
Cortana gets no respect. Microsoft’s smart assistant is actually pretty solid, all things told, but it rarely gets mentioned in the same breath as Alexa, Siri or Google Assistant.
Facebook shares fell around 5% on Friday following the news that the company would retool its News Feed to boost social interactions over stories from publishers. Mark Zuckerberg announced the news on Thursday evening in a post on his own Facebook page to expected investor skittishness.
Chances are when you use Whatsapp you probably think one tick means "sent" and another means "read." Nope! But now the app has been updated so that its read receipts are actually useful.Read more...
After logging many hours in the harness, Allison Williams is passing her newfound flying skills off to Jimmy Fallon. Williams, who will star in NBC's Peter Pan LIVE!, visited The Tonight Show to help Fallon fly like the leader of the Lost Boys.Williams is a willing coach,
Samsung Electronics has announced that it will sell stakes in Samsung Techwin and Samsung General Chemicals to Hanhwa Corp. in order to raise money for new investments. Read More
cold fjord writes: The Weekly Standard reports, "This week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the release of the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020,
铁路系统提前 60 天售票后，急于回家的人们早已经开始守候在电脑前刷票了。不过今天出现的一则消息让不少 12306 铁路购票官网用户惊出了些冷汗。
互联网机顶盒 Sling TV 的付费订户量达25万，且呈现继续上涨趋势。按每月20美元的收费，Sling TV 每月创造的收益为500万美元，收益的一部分会落入传统电视网的荷包。今年2月初，Sling TV 正式推出。3月，Sling TV 的订户量已达10万。
Twitter wants you to share more GIFs, that’s why the company is testing a new GIF button inside its mobile app. Read More