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Tech Tip: Pay Off Those I.O.U.s on the Go

7 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

Along with Apple Pay Cash, several apps and services make it easy to send and receive funds right on your phone, smartwatch or tablet.
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Trail Mix Ventures, an outfit centered on wellness-obsessed millennials, just closed an $11 million debut fund

7 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

The millennial generation - people born between 1998 and 2000 - are on the cusp of becoming America's largest generation , according to projections from the U.S. Census Bureau. What else we know about this demographic : millennials are increasingly choosing to live at home with their parents, put off marriage and children, and not buy stuff like cars and luxury goods but instead access those goods through sharing services.
What they can't do without: wellness. It's one area where they're willing to spend money on compelling brands and experiences, even when they cost an arm and a leg. And...
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SoftBank's cheap valuation draws $1 billion bet from U.S. fund Tiger Global

7 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. hedge fund Tiger Global has built a stake worth over $1 billion in SoftBank Group Corp as it considers the Japanese firm undervalued, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said, driving SoftBank shares up as much as 6.8 percent.
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Vergecast: Samsung's multiple galaxies

Vergecast: Samsung's multiple galaxies

Samsung announced a plethora of new products at its Unpacked event in San Francisco this week, so you can imagine what's being discussed on today's Vergecast . The Verge 's... Read more ...

MSI's PS63 Modern packs NVIDIA power in a super-slim 15-inch Ultrabook

MSI's PS63 Modern packs NVIDIA power in a super-slim 15-inch Ultrabook

In pairing a GTX 1050 with a U-series processor, MSI created a unique and satisfying 15-inch laptop for creatives. MSI has been making laptops for years, but they're not... Read more ...

Fallout 76 Wild Appalachia update detailed as 2019 roadmap revealed

Fallout 76 Wild Appalachia update detailed as 2019 roadmap revealed

Fallout 76 got off to a pretty rocky start, but today, 100 days after the game released, Bethesda is looking to put that dark period behind it. Today the company delivered two... Read more ...

The rumors were true. Nvidia's 1660 Ti GPU, a $280 powerhouse, has arrived

The rumors were true. Nvidia's 1660 Ti GPU, a $280 powerhouse, has arrived

Nvidia has officially launched the GTX 1660 Ti, its next-generation, Turing-based GPU. It promises to deliver all the performance and efficiency for all modern games, but... Read more ...

Virgin Galactic's spaceplane just took its first passenger to space

Virgin Galactic's spaceplane just took its first passenger to space

Virgin Galactic set a new personal best for space flight today, with SpaceShipTwo, the VSS Unity, successfully reaching space for the second time. It was a trifecta of... Read more ...

Fortnite's $30 million World Cup final is happening in July

Fortnite's $30 million World Cup final is happening in July

The much-anticipated Fortnite World Cup is finally happening this summer - and there's going to be a lot of money up for grabs. Today developer Epic detailed the upcoming... Read more ...

Xbox-exclusive games could find a second home on Nintendo Switch

Xbox-exclusive games could find a second home on Nintendo Switch

Microsoft is reportedly set to release some of its first-party games on Nintendo Switch, as well as the Xbox Game Pass and Project xCloud services. Cross-play between Switch... Read more ...

Hayabusa 2 Successfully Collects Sample From Asteroid Ryugu

Hayabusa 2 Successfully Collects Sample From Asteroid Ryugu

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency sent a long-awaited command, and the probe landed on the surface of the asteroid Ryugu, shot it with a bullet, and floated back upward. Read more ...

Daimler and BMW invest $1.1 billion in urban mobility services

Daimler and BMW invest $1.1 billion in urban mobility services

Daimler AG and BMW Group officially agreed to merge their urban mobility services into a single holding company back in March 2018 with a 50 percent stake each. And now, they... Read more ...

Subtle 2020 Volvo XC90 refresh hides huge electrification change

Subtle 2020 Volvo XC90 refresh hides huge electrification change

Volvo has revealed its refreshed 2020 XC90 SUV, but more important than the gently-massaged design is the new mild hybrid system that the automaker says will spread throughout... Read more ...