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EIGHT ROADS VENTURES TARGETS SOUTHEAST ASIA DEALS

Eight Roads Ventures , the investment arm of financial giant Fidelity International, is moving into Southeast Asia where it sees the...

AMAZON MAKES OFFLINE RETAIL PUSH IN INDIA

Amazon unleashed a flurry of new products this week at a U.S. press event , but halfway across the world, it is getting deeper into...

 
 
 

ADGUARD RESETS ALL USER PASSWORDS AFTER ACCOUNT HACKS

Popular ad-blocker AdGuard has forcibly reset all of its users' passwords after it detected hackers trying to break into accounts. The...

AUDIBLE BRINGS ITS AUDIOBOOK LIBRARY TO THE APPLE WATCH

Didn't get your fill of Amazon news among the 70 or so announcements at today's Alexa event? Good news, Audible's got something to...

 
 
 

WATCH HOW TESLA MODEL 3 EARNED NHTSA'S TOP SAFETY RATING

The Tesla Model 3 has had its share of struggles from CEO Elon Musk's well-documented production hell to more recent logistic “nightmares”...

Cleo, the ‘digital assistant' that replaces your banking apps, picks up $10M Series A led by Balderton

CLEO, THE ‘DIGITAL ASSISTANT' THAT REPLACES YOUR BANKING APPS, PICKS UP $10M SERIES A LED BY BALDERTON

When Cleo , the London-based ‘digital assistant' that wants to replace your banking apps, quietly entered the U.S. , the company couldn't...

 
 
 
Scientists have moved one step closer to RNA editing, which could be the next stage of CRISPR

SCIENTISTS HAVE MOVED ONE STEP CLOSER TO RNA EDITING, WHICH COULD BE THE NEXT STAGE OF CRISPR

Researchers at the prestigious Salk Institute are reporting that they have managed to map the molecular structure of a CRISPR enzyme...

UBeam wireless power's CEO Meredith Perry steps aside amidst B2B pivot

UBEAM WIRELESS POWER'S CEO MEREDITH PERRY STEPS ASIDE AMIDST B2B PIVOT

After repeatedly missing self-imposed deadlines for progress on its wireless charging-at-a-distance phone case, uBeam's CEO Meredith...

 
 
 
Echo HomePod? Amazon wants you to build your own

ECHO HOMEPOD? AMAZON WANTS YOU TO BUILD YOUR OWN

One of the bigger surprises at today's big Amazon event was something the company didn't announce. After a couple of years of speculation...

AMAZON INTRODUCES APL, A NEW DESIGN LANGUAGE FOR BUILDING ALEXA SKILLS FOR DEVICES WITH SCREENS

Along with the launch of the all-new Echo Show , the Alexa-powered device with a screen, Amazon also introduced a new design language...

 
 
 

GOOGLE'S FINGERPRINTS WERE ALL OVER TODAY'S AMAZON EVENT

Hidden amongst the 70 or so announcements Amazon made at today's big Alexa event was one key hidden presence. Google's offerings loomed...

The long list of new Alexa devices Amazon announced at its hardware event

THE LONG LIST OF NEW ALEXA DEVICES AMAZON ANNOUNCED AT ITS HARDWARE EVENT

Everyone's favorite trillion-dollar retailer hosted a private event today where they continued to exercise their highly-strategic approach...

 
 
 

AS TASKS WANE, SKILLS RISE

Brooks Rainwater Contributor Share on Twitter Brooks Rainwater is the director of the Center for City Solutions and Applied Research...

FACEBOOK'S CAMERA AR PLATFORM HEAD IS COMING TO TC SESSIONS: AR/VR

Augmented reality has the potential to change how we interact with the internet, as these technologies scale you can certainly bet...

 
 
 

ADOBE GETS ITS COMPANY, SNARING MARKETO FOR $4.75 BILLION

A week ago rumors were flying that Adobe would be buying Marketo , and lo and behold it announced today that it was acquiring the marketing...

Amazon's new Echo Dot, up close and hands-ons

AMAZON'S NEW ECHO DOT, UP CLOSE AND HANDS-ONS

If the Echo Show was the Amazon device most desperately in need of a makeover , the Dot was certainly a close second. After all, while...

 
 
 
Amazon's new Echo Show up close and hands-ons

AMAZON'S NEW ECHO SHOW UP CLOSE AND HANDS-ONS

The Show was far and away the Echo product most in need of a makeover. The original device, introduced two years back, was far more...

HULU IS MAKING A NEW SEASON OF ‘VERONICA MARS'

It's official: Hulu is reviving the cult mystery series “Veronica Mars”. The show originally ran from 2004 to 2007 on UPN and the CW,...

 
 
 

AMAZON'S ALEXA IS COMING TO SONY SMART TVS AND LENOVO SMART TABS

Amazon wants Alexa to interact with as many people as possible, including the ability to show them things. And that means freeing the...

DELTA TO START SCANNING FACES AT AIRPORT CHECK-IN

Delta will later this year roll out facial recognition at its terminal at Atlanta International Airport for anyone traveling on an...

 
 
 



Walmart Canada now offering PlayStation Classic pre-orders

Walmart Canada now offering PlayStation Classic pre-orders

Walmart Canada is currently offering pre-orders for the PlayStation Classic on its website. The retro console can be pre-ordered here. As Sony's answer to Nintendo's hugely... Read more ...

5 Biggest Announcements from Amazon's September Event

5 Biggest Announcements from Amazon's September Event

From a new Echo Show to an Alexa-powered microwave, here are the biggest announcements of Amazon's September event. Read more ...

Amazon Adds Fabric Design To Echo Plus, Available Next Month

Amazon Adds Fabric Design To Echo Plus, Available Next Month

In short: Amazon launched a slew of Echo devices today, including a redesigned Echo Plus. It not fits into the new design language that Amazon has started using on its Echo... Read more ...

The AmazonBasics Microwave has Alexa built-in

The AmazonBasics Microwave has Alexa built-in

Amazon is continuing its quest to make as many of its own Alexa devices as possible, launching a slew of new gadgets and features at its event in Seattle today. One of the more... Read more ...

Amazon Smart Plug adds Alexa voice control to any electrical device

Amazon Smart Plug adds Alexa voice control to any electrical device

Although there are several third-party equivalents, Amazon is bringing its own-branded smart plug to market. The Amazon Smart Plug is interesting because it can add Alexa voice... Read more ...

Amazon's new Echo Input is like a Dot but without a speaker

Amazon's new Echo Input is like a Dot but without a speaker

Amazon is rattling off updates to Echo devices at a surprise event in Seattle, where it's now announcing a new Echo Input product. With this device, you can plug it into any... Read more ...

Amazon Echo Show release date, price, news, and features

Amazon Echo Show release date, price, news, and features

The Amazon Echo Show 2nd Generation release date has been announced, and, really, we should have taken the hint that it was due out when Amazon briefly halved the price of its... Read more ...

IPhone XS release date, price and specs: iPhone XS, XS Max start shipping

IPhone XS release date, price and specs: iPhone XS, XS Max start shipping

But only to those who got their order in early Read more ...

The Fire TV Recast sends local television to your Echo Shows and Fire TVs

The Fire TV Recast sends local television to your Echo Shows and Fire TVs

Pricing starts at $229 for a box with two tuners and a 500GB DVR. While it's easy to cut the cord and get national TV networks on your television with apps like Sling, YouTube... Read more ...

These are the iPhone games to look forward to next week

These are the iPhone games to look forward to next week

Every Friday here at 148Apps we like to do one thing. And that one thing is make sure that you've got a really good idea of what you're going to be playing come this time next... Read more ...