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YC-backed Our World in Data wants you to know that the planet is doing okay

1 hour ago   |   TechCrunch

News is exhausting. Mexican murders are sky-high. Ebola is ravaging the eastern Congo. China is erasing an entire culture of Islam from its Western hinterlands. That news...
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Sherpa, a Spanish voice assistant, expands Series A to $15M as it passes 5M users

1 hour ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

When we think of the AI platforms that are shaping how we use voice to interact with phones, home devices and other services, we tend to think of Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri...
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Sequoia-backed NEXT gets $97M as investment in logistics heats up

1 hour ago   |   TechCrunch

Despite its “ unsexy ” reputation, the logistics industry is attracting massive investment from venture capitalists. With a fresh $97 million in Series C funding, NEXT joins a...
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F1 2018 and Battlefield 3 running in 8K on Max Settings on two NVIDIA Titan RTX GPUs

2 hours ago   |   N4G

DSOGaming writes: "YouTubes Thirty IR has shared two new videos, showcasing F1 2018 and Battlefield 3 running in 8K resolution on Max settings with more than 60fps. In order to...
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Idera acquires Travis CI

Idera acquires Travis CI

2 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Travis CI , the popular Berlin-based open source continuous integration service, has been acquired by Idera , a company that offers a number of SQL database management and...
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Amazon is piloting its own delivery robot

2 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   9 articles

It was, of course, just a matter of time before Amazon deployed delivery robots. The company has had a robotics wing for a number of years now, though much of its public-facing...
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Fears over large-scale job losses after Lloyds reveals shift to new IT system

Fears over large-scale job losses after Lloyds reveals shift to new IT system

2 hours ago   |   Telegraph


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Amazon has made its own autonomous six-wheeled delivery robot

Amazon has made its own autonomous six-wheeled delivery robot

3 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   9 articles

Amazon is entering the robot delivery game with an electric hamper on wheels it's calling the Amazon Scout. The e-commerce giant is the latest company to try its hand at this...
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Suppose TV can now alert you to changes in TV packages, so you get the best deal

Suppose TV can now alert you to changes in TV packages, so you get the best deal

3 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Last year, a startup called Suppose TV entered the market to help consumers find the best deal on TV services. The site offers an online tool that lets you compare different...
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Nasdaq goes $20M deep in support of enterprise blockchain startup

Nasdaq goes $20M deep in support of enterprise blockchain startup

3 hours ago   |   The Next Web

Blockchain startup Symbiont has raised a $20m Series B as traditional exchanges from across the world look to capitalize on enterprise solutions leveraging decentralized ledger...
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Hulu cutting price of streaming video plan to $6 per month

Hulu cutting price of streaming video plan to $6 per month

Hot on the heels of news that Netflix is raising the price of its streaming video plans , Hulu has revealed that it's doing the opposite. Hulu today confirmed that it's... Read more ...

Amazon Scout is an adorable, impractical delivery robot

Amazon Scout is an adorable, impractical delivery robot

Scout is currently being tested in one neighborhood in Washington. Amazon is always on the lookout for new and innovative ways to deliver packages to its customers. After... Read more ...

Far Cry New Dawn initial review: A post apocalyptic shooter that isn't grimy

Far Cry New Dawn initial review: A post apocalyptic shooter that isn't grimy

Far Cry New Dawn took us by surprise when it was announced at the end of 2018. We thoroughly enjoyed Far Cry 5 and looked forward to a return to Hope County at some point, but... Read more ...

Is the Xbox One Kinect still worth buying in 2019?

Is the Xbox One Kinect still worth buying in 2019?

Best answer: No way, no how. Kinect is a dead accessory, with canceled support by Microsoft. A second hand unit will still function for the small library of available games and... Read more ...

Last Chance To Get Smash Bros. Ultimate's Free Piranha Plant DLC

Last Chance To Get Smash Bros. Ultimate's Free Piranha Plant DLC

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 's first DLC character, Piranha Plant , is coming very soon. The new fighter is slated to arrive this February, and unlike Persona 5's Joker , it... Read more ...

A ‘Farming Simulator 19' esports league will crown Europe's best virtual farmer

A ‘Farming Simulator 19' esports league will crown Europe's best virtual farmer

Giants Software is turning Farming Simulator 19 into a full-fledged esports league, with 10 separate European tournaments being held before crowning the ultimate team of... Read more ...

Fortnite Patch Notes: What's New In 7.20 Content Update, Including Sneaky...

Fortnite Patch Notes: What's New In 7.20 Content Update, Including Sneaky Snowman

The latest Fortnite patch is now live, launching just days after the start of the Ice Storm event. Today's patch comes in the form of a content update that expands on what we... Read more ...

Where is YouTube TV available?

Where is YouTube TV available?

After years of waiting, YouTube TV is now available nationwide! YouTube TV is Google's attempt at tackling the Internet-based live TV streaming market, and it's changed a lot... Read more ...

Large, 4K OLED laptop displays from Samsung are on the way

Large, 4K OLED laptop displays from Samsung are on the way

Samsung plans to start mass production of 15-inch 4K OLED display panels next month. Large OLED displays are a relative rarity in laptops right now, but Samsung is looking to... Read more ...

Nintendo Switch Indie Highlights: All game reveals and release dates

Nintendo Switch Indie Highlights: All game reveals and release dates

Earlier today, Nintendo of Europe debuted a new Indie Highlights presentation for Nintendo Switch. The nearly 17-minute long video details a number of new indie games heading... Read more ...