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AI startup Appier hires Sean Chu from Microsoft to head its Asia growth strategy

AI STARTUP APPIER HIRES SEAN CHU FROM MICROSOFT TO HEAD ITS ASIA GROWTH STRATEGY

Appier, the artificial intelligence startup that recently raised a $33 million Series C from three of Asia's biggest Internet companies,...

Twitter says it hasn't deleted Trump's provocative North Korea tweet because of “newsworthiness”

TWITTER SAYS IT HASN'T DELETED TRUMP'S PROVOCATIVE NORTH KOREA TWEET BECAUSE OF “NEWSWORTHINESS”

After North Korea's top diplomat described President Donald Trump's recent tweets about the country as a “declaration of war,” Twitter...

 
 
 
Nvidia picks up Alibaba and Huawei as partners for smart city platform

NVIDIA PICKS UP ALIBABA AND HUAWEI AS PARTNERS FOR SMART CITY PLATFORM

Nvidia's Metropolis AI smart cities platform sounds like a story arc for DC's superman comics, but it's actually a GPU-based intelligent...

CRUNCH REPORT | APPLE'S SIRI EMBRACES GOOGLE

Looking at Instagram's growth numbers, SAP is buying Gigya for $350 million, Apple's Siri switches from Bing to Google for web searches...

 
 
 
JD X taps Nvidia for drone deliveries, rescue and agricultural use

JD X TAPS NVIDIA FOR DRONE DELIVERIES, RESCUE AND AGRICULTURAL USE

GPU maker Nvidia has announced that it will work with retail giant JD.com to help with an outdoor robotics initiative that sprung out...

Package delivery startup Doorman is shutting down

PACKAGE DELIVERY STARTUP DOORMAN IS SHUTTING DOWN

Doorman, a startup delivering packages when you schedule them will be no more after October 6th, 2017. The startup sent a letter over...

 
 
 
Zuck and Bezos back seed stage scout fund Village Global

ZUCK AND BEZOS BACK SEED STAGE SCOUT FUND VILLAGE GLOBAL

Product Hunt's first employee Erik Torenberg is ready to fund fresh new startups, not just reveal them to the world. Today is the soft...

Groupon's billionaire cofounder Eric Lefkofsky just raised $70 million for his new company

GROUPON'S BILLIONAIRE COFOUNDER ERIC LEFKOFSKY JUST RAISED $70 MILLION FOR HIS NEW COMPANY

Chicago billionaire Eric Lefkofsky has started five companies, none of which would seem to lead him to found a company that's trying...

 
 
 
Microsoft places its bets on quantum computing

MICROSOFT PLACES ITS BETS ON QUANTUM COMPUTING

At its Ignite conference, Microsoft today put its stake in the ground and discussed its progress in building a quantum computer and...

Exposure of your sensitive data isn't a bug, it's a feature

EXPOSURE OF YOUR SENSITIVE DATA ISN'T A BUG, IT'S A FEATURE

Another day, another breach. Equifax, SEC, Deloitte and the next one is coming soon. Nothing surprising there any more, not for customers,...

 
 
 
‘Star Trek: Discovery' presents a murkier vision of the classic franchise

‘STAR TREK: DISCOVERY' PRESENTS A MURKIER VISION OF THE CLASSIC FRANCHISE

Star Trek: Discovery has a lot riding on it, both for CBS executives (who are counting on the show to help them launch their paid streaming...

Lyft adds 24/7 live driver phone support

LYFT ADDS 24/7 LIVE DRIVER PHONE SUPPORT

Lyft has added a few new driver-centric features to its app today, some of which are direct answers to things implemented by rival...

 
 
 
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's new book is more business text than memoir

MICROSOFT CEO SATYA NADELLA'S NEW BOOK IS MORE BUSINESS TEXT THAN MEMOIR

Any sitting CEO's book about his own company is likely to be a bit of a disappointment. It's no surprise then that Satya Nadella's...

WhatsApp blocked in China, though past bans proved temporary

WHATSAPP BLOCKED IN CHINA, THOUGH PAST BANS PROVED TEMPORARY

WhatsApp has been widely blocked in mainland China by the country's government, with text messaging as well as photo and video sharing...

 
 
 
A history of HTC in 12 devices

A HISTORY OF HTC IN 12 DEVICES

HTC on Friday basically sold a huge portion of itself to Google, which is clearly hoping to use the company's talent for hardware in...

Disrupt Berlin extends the Startup Battlefield application deadline

DISRUPT BERLIN EXTENDS THE STARTUP BATTLEFIELD APPLICATION DEADLINE

Zögern sich. Roughly translated , that's procrastinators rejoice. Why all the excitement? Early stage startup entrepreneurs now have...

 
 
 

FULL COVERAGE FROM MICROSOFT IGNITE 2017

Trump wants the Department of Education to commit $200 million per year to computer science education

TRUMP WANTS THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO COMMIT $200 MILLION PER YEAR TO COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION

President Donald Trump will soon direct the Department of Education to commit $200 million every year to K-12 computer science education,...

 
 
 
Waymo clarifies it actually wants $1.8 billion from Uber

WAYMO CLARIFIES IT ACTUALLY WANTS $1.8 BILLION FROM UBER

Last week, Uber's legal team told Judge William Alsup that Waymo was seeking $2.6 billion for an allegedly stolen trade secret related...

Traveler who refused to give device passwords to police found guilty of obstruction in UK court

TRAVELER WHO REFUSED TO GIVE DEVICE PASSWORDS TO POLICE FOUND GUILTY OF OBSTRUCTION IN UK COURT

A UK court has reaffirmed the power for state agents to use sweeping counterterrorism legislation to require travelers hand over the...

 
 
 



How to install macOS High Sierra

How to install macOS High Sierra

Apple has released macOS High Sierra, which offers new features such as Apple File System, new features in the Photos app, improved video playback, and more. You can get these... Read more ...

Apple drops Microsoft's Bing in favor of Google for Siri web search results...

Apple drops Microsoft's Bing in favor of Google for Siri web search results on iOS

Ok, so Samsung may not the be only company taking Google's money to use its search engine on their products. Apple has just confirmed that it has decided to switch from Bing to... Read more ...

Closest thing to actually being there: Explore The Mixup 2017 in France with...

Closest thing to actually being there: Explore The Mixup 2017 in France with this video from The Deep Lense

KenDeep gives us a look at the tournament through an in-person video collage. The Deep Lense is a video series that gives viewers a chance to experience fighting game events... Read more ...

Chinese government blocks WhatsApp ahead of Communist Party meeting

Chinese government blocks WhatsApp ahead of Communist Party meeting

WhatsApp falls to the Great Firewall. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and most Google services are blocked in China, and WhatsApp is now joining that list. As reported by The New... Read more ...

Fox News anchor on Trump's NFL war: 'This is the red meat of all red meat'...

Fox News anchor on Trump's NFL war: 'This is the red meat of all red meat' for his base

Fox News anchor Shepard Smith commented on President Donald Trump digging himself further into a crusade against acts of protest in the NFL on Monday. Smith said Trump is... Read more ...

My Big Fat Murder Wedding

My Big Fat Murder Wedding

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IPhone X Canadian carrier 2-year pricing revealed

IPhone X Canadian carrier 2-year pricing revealed

Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus officially launched last Friday and most people reportedly skipped the lineup this year and ordered the latest flagship online. Or, it's... Read more ...

Twitter says it hasn't deleted Trump's provocative North Korea tweet because...

Twitter says it hasn't deleted Trump's provocative North Korea tweet because of “newsworthiness”

After North Korea's top diplomat described President Donald Trump's recent tweets about the country as a “declaration of war,” Twitter explained why it hasn't deleted the... Read more ...

Golf Story Coming To Nintendo Switch On September 28

Golf Story Coming To Nintendo Switch On September 28

Golf Story, a much-anticipated Golf RPG for the Nintendo Switch, has finally gotten a release date, coming in hot on September 28. The player takes on the role of a golfer who... Read more ...

Fitbit Ionic smartwatch releasing worldwide Oct. 1 for $299.95

Fitbit Ionic smartwatch releasing worldwide Oct. 1 for $299.95

Fitbit's first smartwatch is hitting worldwide markets on October 1. For the past couple of weeks, I've been wearing a new wearable, and while it looks a little bit like... Read more ...