Hooke is a pair of Bluetooth headphones that also double as binaural, or 3D, recorders. The project is currently entering its final day on Kickstarter, having raised $154,000 over its $100,000 goal, and is scheduled to ship in June 2015. Read More
Instagram’s meteoric rise continues, dwarfing the stagnant growth rates of Snapchat and Facebook. Today Instagram announced that it has reached 1 billion monthly active users, after reaching 800 million in September 2017 with 500 million daily users.
Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind beloved public television series Sesame Street, will be creating children’s TV programs for Apple . The partnership will involve multiple shows, including live action and animated series, as well as a show with puppets.
Instagram is ready to compete head on with YouTube. Today at a flashy event in San Francisco, the company is announcing it will begin allowing users to upload videos up to 1 hour in length, up from the previous 1 minute limit. And to house the new longer-form videos from star content creators,
Tesla is suing a former employee for $1 million, alleging the man hacked the company’s confidential and trade secret information and transferred that information to third parties, according to court documents. The lawsuit also claims the employee leaked false information to the media.
It was just a matter of time before AMC went head to head with MoviePass. After all, the two companies have been at odds for some time. Back in January, MoviePass dropped out of 10 of the theater chain’s highest traffic theaters in what was seen as a negotiating tactic.
Email marketing startup Stensul is announcing that it has raised $7 million. Stensul spun out of founder and CEO Noah Dinkin’s previous company FanBridge. Dinkin explained via email that the startup isn’t competing with the big email service providers — in fact,
The small team behind Universe, an iOS app which allows users to build modular, simplistic websites in a minute or two, has scored some new funding as it looks to grow its operations and its ambitions. The startup has closed a $4 million Series A investment from Javelin Venture Partners,
Samsung is under-pressure as a long-period of growth continues to flatten out, but things couldn’t be going much better for fellow Korean phone-maker LG, which just announced that it shipped a best-ever 16.8 million smartphones in Q3 2014. Read More
ScoreBig, the online ticketing company, has raised a total of $18 million in Series D funding. In a blog post, the company said that Heart Ventures was the lead investor and that George Kliavkoff, the co-president of Hearst Entertainment & Syndication,
Wall Street wants growth, or else. Twitter reported slow growth of 4.8% yesterday down from 6.3% last quarter and got hammered with a 9.8% share price drop today. And now, Facebook’s growth slowed from 3.125% last quarter to 2.27% this quarter, and now $FB is down 9.76% in after-hours trading.
Serena Williams has officially secured her sixth Wimbledon championship.The athlete beat 21-year-old Garbine Muguruza 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday, nabbing her fourth Grand Slam championship in a row and 21st major overall. Muguruza was an adept competitor,
ANAHEIM, California — Felicity Jones never looked like such ..scum.With a Han Solo-like blaster holster and other rebellious appointments, Jones was front-and center in the photo that revealed much of the cast from the December 2016 release Star Wars Anthology:
4K 时代来临，没有蓝光电影看怎么行。三星早已经公开了旗下第一款 4K 蓝光播放机 UBD-K8500。本届 CES 大展上，我们终于看到了它的预订工作的开始。 不用说，UBD-K8500 肯定是支持 4K 蓝光碟的播放的了。作为新一代的标准，HDR 技术也是非常值得关注的对象。值得一提的是，UBD-K8500 自带画质升级技术，能让非 4K 内容获得相似的显示效果。 UBD-K8500 售价 399.99 美元，较之松下那一款逼近 1000 美元的设备要亲民不少。不过，UBD-K8500 似乎并没有支持杜比全景声，便宜看来也是有代价的。 播放机来了，但是光盘呢？
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