Like Google’s messaging focus, YouTube’s efforts to spin out successful streaming and music products has felt confusing and haphazard. Now the company is simplifying and consolidating that play by decoupling the music and film components with the launch of a new service. YouTube Music is,
At our one-day TC Sessions: AR/VR event in LA on October 18, we’ll be joined by Walt Disney Imagineering’s R&D Studio Executive Jon Snoddy.
Only six months ago Barcelona-based TravelPerk bagged a $21M Series B, off the back of strong momentum for a software as a service platform designed to take a Slack-like chunk out of the administrative tedium of arranging and expensing work trips.
Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen passed away this afternoon in Seattle at age 65, owing to complications relating to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Vulcan, the privately held company that Allen founded in 1986, three years after leaving Microsoft,
Twilio, the ubiquitous communications platform, today announced its plan to acquire the API-centric email platform SendGrid for about $2 billion in an all-stock transaction. That’s Twilio’s largest acquisition to date,
One of the top-funded VR content startups with backers including Disney and GV (Google Ventures) is laying off a “significant portion” of its employees as it pivots away from virtual reality. In a blog post titled “The Future of Jaunt is AR,
A new dating app for Trump supporters that wants to “make America date again” has leaked its entire database of users — on the day of its launch. The app, called “Donald Daters,” is aimed at “American-based singles community connecting lovers, friends,
A new technology from researchers at Carnegie Mellon University will add sound and vibration awareness to create truly context-aware computing. The system, called Ubicoustics, adds additional bits of context to smart device interaction,
Pluralsight priced the shares in its IPO at $15 this afternoon, above its previously set target range of between $12 and $14, and will raise as much as $357 million ahead of its public debut tomorrow morning. Pluralsight offers software development courses,
It may be old-fashioned, but I find dedicated MP3 players wonderful little devices. I've used tons over the years (the Zune HD is still the best) and I'm glad to see they live on in some fashion, even if it's as an objet d'art jammed with audiophile knick-knacks a $700 price tag:
Next 10 Ventures is a new firm that’s raised $50 million to invest in new digital content, and also in new tools and services for the creators of that content. The firm was founded by Benjamin Grubbs, previously global director of top creator partnerships at YouTube,
Everyone can enjoy a nice Netflix binge now and then — that is, if you can ever decide on what to watch.The streaming service is already capitalizing on our cultural indecisiveness,
When we found out that Seth MacFarlane—a man known more for fart jokes than a passion for science—was behind the reboot of Cosmos: A Personal Voyage, we were understandably a little concerned. Fortunately, we were also totally wrong. If the first episode is any indicator,
Thanks to Elmo, we've learned that you don't always need to do it for the VineAlongside comedian Craig Robinson, the furry redhead parodied the "Do it for the Vine" meme with his own Sesame Street versionSee also: Oscar the Grouch and Grumpy Cat Finally Meet in Epic Face-OffJust as adorable.
Who was Elliot Rodger?The online history and detailed writings of Rodger, who police identified as the gunman in a series of shootings near the University of California, Santa Barbara, paint a chilling profile of a 22-year-old obsessed with appearance, acceptance and getting a girlfriend.
BERLIN — Garmin launched on Thursday at the 2014 IFA tech conference a fitness wristband tracker that offers smartwatch-like capabilities, including the ability to get calendar notifications and alerts for incoming calls, texts and emails.
If there's one consistent complaint about Silicon Valley, it's that all the people working there tend to look remarkably similar. Those who try to change things, however, including Reddit interim CEO Ellen Pao, don't get very farGoogle, one of the largest employers in the value,
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