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EURO STARTUP FLIXBUS EXPANDS ITS $10 BUS SERVICE IN CALIFORNIA

FlixBus, the low-cost bus service out of Europe, is doubling down on its U.S. launch. The parent company, FlixMobility, started cheap...

Microsoft caps off a fine fiscal year seemingly without any major missteps in its last quarter

MICROSOFT CAPS OFF A FINE FISCAL YEAR SEEMINGLY WITHOUT ANY MAJOR MISSTEPS IN ITS LAST QUARTER

Microsoft is capping off a rather impressive year without any major missteps in its final report for its performance in its 2018 fiscal...

 
 
 

FCC ISSUES ‘DE FACTO MERGER DEATH SENTENCE' TO SINCLAIR-TRIBUNE DEAL

A broadcast merger that has been the poster boy for the FCC's pro-industry agenda has been ordered to undertake a lengthy and potentially...

Instagram adds a status indicator dot so people know when you're ignoring them

INSTAGRAM ADDS A STATUS INDICATOR DOT SO PEOPLE KNOW WHEN YOU'RE IGNORING THEM

In a blog post today , Instagram announced a new feature: a green status dot that indicates when a user is active on the app. If you're...

 
 
 
With new tech coming online, cities need a department of urban testing

WITH NEW TECH COMING ONLINE, CITIES NEED A DEPARTMENT OF URBAN TESTING

Shaun Abrahamson Contributor Shaun Abrahamson is a managing partner at Urban Us Ventures and serves on the Investment Committee at...

THAT $20 WYZE CAM NOW WORKS WITH ALEXA

The Wyze Cam has long been a strong contender for the best deal in connected home security. I haven't actually tried the thing out,...

 
 
 

SELF-DRIVING CAR STARTUP VOYAGE BRINGS ON EX-TESLA, CRUISE AND UBER EXEC AS CTO

Voyage, the autonomous driving startup that currently operates self-driving cars in retirement communities, has brought on its first...

Now you're journaling with power!

NOW YOU'RE JOURNALING WITH POWER!

Although this isn't a stationery news site , the latest collection from Moleskine is Mario-related , so technically I can write about...

 
 
 

HERE'S WHAT FACEBOOK EMPLOYEES WERE SAYING ABOUT HOLOCAUST DENIAL. IN 2009

Mark Zuckerberg has been in hot water this week thanks to comments he made during an interview with Kara Swisher about the kinds of...

HOW FACEBOOK CONFIGURES ITS MILLIONS OF SERVERS EVERY DAY

When you're a company the size of Facebook with more than two billion users on millions of servers, running thousands of configuration...

 
 
 

ARRIVO PARTNERS WITH A CHINESE STATE-OWNED INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPER TO COMMERCIALIZE HYPERLOOP TECH

Arrivo , the upstart high-speed mass transit technology developer launched by a former co-founder of Hyperloop One, has inked a massive...

A VACUUM VULNERABILITY COULD MEAN YOUR ROOMBA KNOCKOFF IS HOOVERING UP SURVEILLANCE

Yet again we are reminded that the mild conveniences of the smart home are all well and good, right up until someone decides to turn...

 
 
 
CloudHealth adds support for Google Cloud amidst growing demand

CLOUDHEALTH ADDS SUPPORT FOR GOOGLE CLOUD AMIDST GROWING DEMAND

CloudHealth , a startup that enables customers to manage a multi-cloud environment, announced today it was adding support for Google...

Samsung and Xiaomi had record smartphone shipments in India

SAMSUNG AND XIAOMI HAD RECORD SMARTPHONE SHIPMENTS IN INDIA

India has quickly become ground zero for the smartphone wars. Last year, the country surpassed the U.S. to become the world's No. 1...

 
 
 

BIRD NOW OFFERS DISCOUNTS TO PEOPLE WITH LOW INCOMES

Bird, the scooter startup that has raised more than $400 million in funding, has introduced a program geared toward low-income people...

BRITISH AIRWAYS SHOWS EVERYONE HOW NOT TO GDPR

Let's all take a minute to appreciate the view in the British Airways social media cockpit, where staffers at the coalface of the airline's...

 
 
 

CLOUDFLARE RECRUITS STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FOR FREE ELECTION SITE SECURITY PROGRAM

After launching a free program to protect election systems last December, Cloudflare has an update on how things are going. The program,...

AMAZON SPONSORS NEW DISRUPT SF 2018 VIRTUAL HACKATHON PRIZES

Our first Virtual Hackathon , which takes place at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2018 on September 5-7, is shaping up to be a world-class...

 
 
 

ONE DAY, GOOGLE'S FUCHSIA OS MAY BECOME A REAL THING

Every few months, Google's Project Fuchsia makes the rounds in the tech press. And for good reason, given that this is Google's first...

Amazon's new AR Part Finder helps you shop for those odd nuts and bolts

AMAZON'S NEW AR PART FINDER HELPS YOU SHOP FOR THOSE ODD NUTS AND BOLTS

Got an odd screw, nut, bolt, washer or fastener you need to buy more of, but have no idea to how to find the right one? Amazon's AR...

 
 
 



Comic-Con 2018: See All The Exclusive Funko Pop Figure You Can Buy At SDCC

Comic-Con 2018: See All The Exclusive Funko Pop Figure You Can Buy At SDCC

We've hit the midpoint in July, and that means San Diego Comic-Con is upon us. The show runs from July 18-22, and there certainly will be a lot to see and do at and around the... Read more ...

Microsoft is crushing it, topping $100 billion in annual revenue for the...

Microsoft is crushing it, topping $100 billion in annual revenue for the first time

Microsoft has transformed itself into a lean, mean, cash-generation machine. The release of fourth quarter earnings Thursday from the computing giant showed year-over-year... Read more ...

Galaxy S10 tipped to have an even bigger screen than the Galaxy S9

Galaxy S10 tipped to have an even bigger screen than the Galaxy S9

You might not remember them now, but early Galaxy S9 rumors claimed that the phone would have significantly smaller bezels compared to the Galaxy S8, as Samsung was looking to... Read more ...

When should you resist the temptation of looking at your phone

When should you resist the temptation of looking at your phone

We've all gotten so accustomed to our smartphones, that checking if we have any new notifications or just quickly scrolling through our favorite app has become an instinct... Read more ...

Hyundai Kona Iron Man Edition will be produced

Hyundai Kona Iron Man Edition will be produced

Hyundai is at the San Diego Comic-Con event and at the show it has unveiled the Kona Iron Man Edition SUV. The SUV gets a unique interior and exterior design that is inspired... Read more ...

Watch the trailer for George R. R. Martin's new sci-fi horror show

Watch the trailer for George R. R. Martin's new sci-fi horror show

Game of Thrones is one of the most beloved, watched and pirated TV shows in recent history, but it's not the only George R. R. Martin tale being adapted for the small screen... Read more ...

Best media streaming sticks you can buy in 2018

Best media streaming sticks you can buy in 2018

Being the perfect alternatives to heftier Android TV set-top boxes, media streaming sticks are the perfect sidekicks for transforming your dumb TV into a much, much smarter one... Read more ...

WhatsApp is dramatically cutting message forwarding after viral fake news...

WhatsApp is dramatically cutting message forwarding after viral fake news led to lynchings

WhatsApp is trying to make it harder for people to spread fake news. It's limiting people's ability to forward messages to more than 20 people at a time. Indian users can only... Read more ...

Le LG V40 et son triple capteur photo se dote d'une date de sortie

Le LG V40 et son triple capteur photo se dote d'une date de sortie

Un nouvel appareil est prévu par le constructeur coréen d'après le média ETNews. Read more ...

The Instant Pot 6-quart programmable cooker has dropped to $75

The Instant Pot 6-quart programmable cooker has dropped to $75

Not quite Prime Day pricing but close. The Instant Pot Duo60 6-quart 7-in-1 multi-use programmable pressure cooker is down to $74.95 on Amazon. On Prime Day, this slow cooker... Read more ...