A fault in a Soyuz rocket booster has resulted in an aborted crew mission to the International Space Station, but fortunately no loss of life. The astronauts in the capsule, Nick Hague (US) and Alexey Ovchinin (Russia) successfully detached upon recognizing the fault and made a safe, if bumpy,
Guillermo del Toro, the Academy Award-winning director of “The Shape of Water” (not to mention “Hellboy,” “Pan’s Labyrinth” and “Pacific Rim”) is making a new version of “Pinocchio” for Netflix. I’d thought that after del Toro’s awards victory earlier this year,
Less than one month after the Wall Street Journal reported allegations of sexual misconduct by Cameron Poetzscher, Uber’s head of corporate development, Poetzscher has resigned, according to the WSJ. Uber has confirmed Poetzscher’s resignation to TechCrunch.
What’s in a camera? A lens, a shutter, a light-sensitive surface, and, increasingly, a set of highly sophisticated algorithms. While the physical components are still improving bit by bit, Google, Samsung,
Richard Branson has reportedly stepped down from the chairman role of Virgin Hyperloop One. In a statement, cited by Reuters, Branson said that the company would require a more time than he could devote to the company. “At this stage in the company’s evolution,
Ford is bringing its autonomous vehicles to Washington, D.C.,the fourth city to join the automaker’s testing program as it prepares to launch a self-driving taxi and delivery service in 2021. Ford will begin testing its self-driving vehicles in the district in the first quarter of 2019.
Google Play has generated more than twice the downloads of the iOS App Store, reaching a 70% share of worldwide downloads in 2017, according to a new report from App Annie, released in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of the Android Market, now called Google Play.
Cowboy, the Belgium startup that’s designed and sells a smarter electronic bicycle, has raised €10 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is Tiger Global Management, with participation from previous backers Index Ventures, and Hardware Club. The new capital will be used to scale operations,
Two years ago, Boston Dynamics’ humanoid robot ATLAS needed a big ol’ safety tether to shuffle its way down a flat hiking trail. Now it’s casually leaping up and over obstacles that would leave many humans huffing and puffing.
Bird, the scooter sharing startup founded by former Uber VP of International Growth Travis VanderZanden, has brought on a couple of former Uber employees to the flock. Joining as Bird VP and Head of Finance, is Dennis Cinelli,
The advantage of entering an emerging market is that the market still has a lot of empty space to fill, and as a startup you can be the first player. Kazakhstan might not be the first country that comes to mind when you think of overseas expansion. However,
Bloglovin, a site where users can follow their favorite fashion and lifestyle blogs, is announcing that it has raised a $7 million Series A. The company was founded in Sweden back in 2007, but it moved its headquarters to New York last year. It basically started out as an RSS reader,
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If you installed OS X Yosemite at the end of last week then you've no doubt been busy exploring its various tools and features. Here are 17 new things you can do with the software, from hiding the traces of your Web browsing to recording screen activity on an iPad.Read more...
R&B and soul singer Ben E. King, who sang the classic hit "Stand By Me," has died. He was 76King died of natural causes on Thursday, his publicist confirmed to multiple outlets.See also: 100 timeless songs that are never gonna give you upThe singer, who was born Benjamin Earl Nelson,
Google has unwrapped two significant announcements for its enterprise customers, the most notable of which is the rollout of Springboard, a new service that makes searching from Google Drive, Calendar, Docs, Gmail and other Google enterprise services a cinch. Read More
Factually speaking, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was correct in her three recent interviews published Tuesday — with the New York Times, the Associated Press and CNN — where the Supreme Court justice took Donald Trump to task. As she said in the latest interview Monday, Trump is a faker.