Irish startup SoapBox Labs is building speech recognition tech for kids

Irish startup SoapBox Labs is on a mission to create what it calls “the world’s most accurate and accessible speech technology for children”, tech it plans to offer to third-party hardware and app developers. These span educational apps that support reading and language development,

Twitter’s chief information security officer is reportedly quitting

Twitter Chief Information Security Officer Michael Coates is leaving the company, The Verge first reported. Word on the street is that Coates is leaving to start his own company. Coates has reportedly been replaced on an interim basis by Joseph Camileri,

Modular sofa startup Burrow raises $14M

We’ve described Burrow as a startup that brings a Casper-style approach to sofas, so perhaps it’s no surprise that the company has raised funding from one of Casper’s investors. Burrow is announcing a $14 million Series A led by New Enterprise Associates.

Jack Dorsey believes bitcoin will be the world’s sole currency within 10 years

We knew Jack Dorsey was bullish on bitcoin, but some new quotes reveal that he’s really really bullish. In an interview with the Times of London,

7 much scarier questions for Zuckerberg

Could this be just the beginning of a much bigger Cambridge Analytica scandal for Facebook? The answer rides on how transparent Facebook is actually being right now. CEO Mark Zuckerberg put forth a statement and plan to improve data privacy, but omitted some of the most greivous inquiries,

Uber has reportedly rescinded its job offer for the Amazon exec that was its potential product lead

Uber appeared set to hire Assaf Ronen, the former vice president of Amazon’s voice and natural user interface shopping, to lead its products — but it looks like that isn’t going to happen due to a discrepancy in his working history, according to Recode.

The nuanced challenges of antitrust and AT&T-Time Warner

It’s been almost eighteen months since the boards of AT&T and Time Warner unanimously voted to sign an agreement to merge their two companies together and create a content and distribution powerhouse. That deal, pegged at $108 billion including debt from Time Warner,

Zuckerberg responds to Cambridge scandal, will block data access of unused apps

“I started Facebook, and at the end of the day I’m responsible for what happens on our platform” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted after days of the public and government officials waiting for him to speak up about the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Hulu announces April release date for The Handmaid’s Tale

Hulu on Friday released the first images of the next season of The Handmaid’s Tale, announcing that the next season will be released in April. Unfortunately, they weren’t any more specific than that.

CTRL+T podcast: Diversity and its discontents

No one is down with how diversity is unfolding in Silicon Valley. Depending on how one looks at it, they’re going to have an issue with it. White men are crying foul, saying they’re being left out of these conversations and initiatives. However, actual marginalized people are, rightfully so,

SpaceX’s Dragon capsule returns from the International Space Station

SpaceX’s Dragon capsule has returned from the International Space Station as planned, after spending around a month docked at the orbital facility. This Dragon spacecraft was previously flown on an ISS resupply mission, meaning it’s done the round trip successfully twice in its lifetime now.

Last Week's Announcement About Gravitational Waves and Inflation May Be Wrong

KentuckyFC (1144503) writes "If you've been living under a stone, you might not have heard last week's announcement that astrophysicists from the BICEP2 experiment have found the first evidence of two extraordinary things.

Kloudless Makes Connecting Apps To Multiple Cloud Storage APIs Easier

At last year's Disrupt NY, Kloudless launched its service for easily moving data between email and various clouds. That, however, was just the first stage in the service's evolution. Returning to the stage at Disrupt NY today,


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Here's Your Adorable First Look At Pixar's Upcoming Short

"Lava" is the Disney Pixar short that will premiere before the feature-length movie Inside Out next summer. Judging by this first sneak peek, it's going to be absolutely adorable. Read more...

Neil Young Is A Deaf Old Man Selling Snake Oil

Everyone is raving about Neil Young's new high-rez PonoPlayer, but Mario Aguilar of Gizmodo is not impressed. Young says you can hear the difference. But can he hear the difference? The dude is 69 years old. Everyone at age 69 has diminished hearing. Read more...



First ever transgender modeling agency set to launch in Los Angeles

With models like Andreja Pejic, Hari Nef and Lea T already taking the modeling world by storm, it only makes sense that a transgender-only agency is opening shop here in the U.S. See also:

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