It's opening day for the first Major League Baseball season to feature "expanded instant replay," a system that allows reviews of umpires' calls through video footage. And today the MLB is also releasing an update to its official app, MLB.com At Bat, that supports the new system.
I’ve long theorized that one’s moral character is inversely proportional to the number of syllables in one’s Starbucks order. (Yes, this is a tech column. We’ll get to that. Have faith.) To which a friend pointed out that what Starbucks offers is control — your drink,
It’s been 10 years since Google took the wraps off the G1, the first Android phone. Since that time the OS has grown from buggy, nerdy iPhone alternative to arguably the most popular (or at least populous) computing platform in the world.
The ongoing saga over the FCC’s handling of public comments to its net neutrality proposal continues after The New York Times sued the organization for withholding of information that it believes could prove there was Russian interference.
Beau Willimon, the screenwriter and playwright who created Netflix’s “House of Cards”, has turned his attention from Washington, D.C. to outer space in his latest series “The First”. The shows have more in common than I expected. Sure, “The First” is about a future expedition to Mars,
Airbnb wants to give the homeowners who power its service the opportunity to own a piece of its business. That’s why, as Axios reports, the $31-billion-valued company has written to the SEC to ask if its rules around security ownership can be revised. Specifically,
Hard to believe, but Startup Battlefield MENA is just over a week away. We’ve got some of the top founders and investors in the region speaking, including Magnus Olsson of Careem, Imad Kreidieh of Ogero, Mai Medhat of Eventtus,
Sextech entrepreneur and advocate Bryony Cole is planning for a future when entire relationships exist in virtual reality.
Microsoft today announced a number of forthcoming updates to the Outlook Web App for Office 365 at its Exchange Conference in Austin. Jeff Teper, Microsoft's corporate vice president of its Office Service and Servers group, said that the overall strategy here is to embrace "cloud-first,
Do you want to be the very best? Like no one ever was?Google wants you to prove it.At least, they would in a world where April Fools jokes were real and companies weren't allowed to tug at our heart strings with pretend commercials for games that we'd actually totally play... Read More
Confirming and expanding on news scooped by Variety earlier this month, Amazon this morning officially announced its plans to greenlight six more of its Amazon Studios’ pilot shows, which are now being given full seasons. The new shows, which include The After, Bosch,
Threadless has released its new Type Tees app, which lets anyone quickly design a t-shirt based on whatever funny slogan or witty saying they'd like to wear. The company then custom-prints those t-shirts and sends them to customers within days of purchase. Read More
Samsung's 4K monitor is the early winner in the 4K monitor wars, and this price is unprecedented. Considering a 4K display has the same number of pixels as four 1080p monitors, this is actually an insanely reasonable price-per-pixel. [Samsung 4K Monitor, $530]Read more...
So about a week ago I wrote about a sales and marketing company called Infusionsoft. It wasn’t a particularly in-depth article, just a quick post noting that the company had raised some additional funding, but anyway, it happened.Well,
GameAnalytics, a free analytics platform for games developers, has leveled-up its funding. The Copenhagen-headquartered startup, which also has a sales office in London and a development hub in Berlin, has closed a $5.5 million Series A round. Read More
Beauty is in the eye of the Photoshopper.Photo editors from around the world adjusted a photo of journalist Marie Southard Ospina to conform to their own standards of beauty.See also: The secret Hollywood procedure that has fooled us for yearsOspina, who describes herself as a plus-size woman,
LOS ANGELES — Paul Blart is on vacation in the sequel to Paul Blart: Mall Cop, but when duty calls, duty calls.The six-years-in-the-making follow-up to the $146 million domestic hit dropped its first trailer in November,