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Electric, the startup that automates IT, raises $25 million from GGV

ELECTRIC, THE STARTUP THAT AUTOMATES IT, RAISES $25 MILLION FROM GGV

Electric.ai , the NY-based startup that offers chat-based IT support, has announced the close of a $25 million Series B round led by...

WAG FOUNDERS DITCH DOGS FOR BIKES WITH $37 MILLION IN FUNDING

Wag founders Jonathan and Joshua Viner are leaving dogs behind for bikes. Wheels , the Viner brothers' new electric bike-share startup,...

 
 
 
Sustainable Ocean Alliance nets $1.5 million donation from Benioffs

SUSTAINABLE OCEAN ALLIANCE NETS $1.5 MILLION DONATION FROM BENIOFFS

Healthy oceans are on the minds of Marc and Lynne Benioff, and they showed it today with a $1.5 million donation to the Sustainable...

BLIPPAR FINDS LIFE AFTER DEATH AS FORMER INVESTOR BUYS ASSETS TO RELAUNCH AR STARTUP

Blippar seems to have avoided a total collapse following its dramatic descent into administration after it failed to pull together...

 
 
 

DESKTOP METAL JUST RAISED ANOTHER $160 MILLION

Desktop Metal announced this morning that it's raised $160 million. That Series E brings the Burlington, Massachusetts-based metal...

Adobe acquires Allegorithmic, makers of the Substance texture tools

ADOBE ACQUIRES ALLEGORITHMIC, MAKERS OF THE SUBSTANCE TEXTURE TOOLS

Adobe today announced that it has acquired Allegorithmic , the French company behind the Substance tools for creating textures that...

 
 
 

LUMIGO SCORES $8M SEED TO HELP MANAGE SERVERLESS OPERATIONS

Lumigo , an Israeli startup, announced a healthy $8 million seed round today, as it emerged from stealth to help companies monitor...

FACEBOOK AGREES TO DO MORE TO TACKLE SCAM ADS AFTER CELEBRITY DEFAMATION LAWSUIT

Facebook has agreed to plough more resource into combating the use of its advertising platform by scammers, saying it will do more...

 
 
 

YOUTUBE TV IS OFFICIALLY BECOMING AVAILABLE NATIONWIDE

Just ahead of this year's Super Bowl, Google's live TV streaming service YouTube TV is rolling out nationwide, the company announced...

Anchorage emerges with $17M from A16z for ‘omnimetric' crypto security

ANCHORAGE EMERGES WITH $17M FROM A16Z FOR ‘OMNIMETRIC' CRYPTO SECURITY

I'm not allowed to tell you exactly how Anchorage keeps rich institutions from being robbed of their cryptocurrency, but the off-the-record...

 
 
 

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM WARNS OF AI'S POTENTIAL TO WORSEN GLOBAL INEQUALITY

Tech and political leaders sounded the alarm bell today about the potential for artificial intelligence to exacerbate huge inequalities...

Two years after being acquired by Cisco, AppDynamics keeps expanding monitoring vision

TWO YEARS AFTER BEING ACQUIRED BY CISCO, APPDYNAMICS KEEPS EXPANDING MONITORING VISION

Two years ago this week, AppDynamics was about to IPO. Then Cisco swooped in with a big fat check for $3.7 billion and plans changed...

 
 
 

BRANDLESS INTRODUCES A $9 PRICE POINT WITH THE LAUNCH OF BABY AND PET PRODUCTS

Since launch, Brandless has looked to make shopping for everyday items simple by pricing everything at $3. Today, for the first time...

LG HINTS AT GESTURE INTERFACE FOR SMARTPHONE FLAGSHIP NEXT MONTH

LG has put out a gesture-heavy hint ahead of the annual unveiling of new smartphone hardware at the world's biggest mobile confab,...

 
 
 

DOG CANCER TREATMENT STARTUP RAISES $5 MILLION FROM ANDREESSEN HOROWITZ AND OTHERS

One in every three dogs gets cancer, according to the National Canine Cancer Foundation. OneHealth, a startup that just raised a $5...

STEEMIT, CRYPTO'S ANSWER TO REDDIT, GETS A NEW BOSS TO REBUILD AFTER WIDESPREAD LAYOFFS

Steemit , an early blockchain startup that's developing an alternative to Reddit, has a new chief less than two months after laying...

 
 
 

XIAOMI TEASES A DOUBLE-FOLDING SMARTPHONE. OHHAI DIGITAL TRIPTYCH!

China's Xiaomi has become the latest smartphone maker to tease a folding smartphone, dropping the below video clip of its president...

AMAZON HAS PAUSED SALES OF ITS ECHO WALL CLOCK DUE TO CONNECTIVITY ISSUES

Amazon launched an Echo Wall Clock before the end of the last year but, less than a month later, things aren't running to schedule....

 
 
 
Groww, an investment app for millennials in India, raises $6.2M

GROWW, AN INVESTMENT APP FOR MILLENNIALS IN INDIA, RAISES $6.2M

Groww , a startup hoping to make saving and investment opportunities more widely available to young people in India, has closed a $6.2...

GOOGLE LAUNCHES CLEAN ENERGY PROJECT IN TAIWAN, ITS FIRST IN ASIA

Google has launched its first clean energy project in Asia. The company announced today that it struck a long-term agreement to buy...

 
 
 



Hulu's cheapest plan will soon cost just $5.99 per month

Hulu's cheapest plan will soon cost just $5.99 per month

One week after Netflix announced its biggest price hike yet, Hulu has today revealed its own plans to modify its pricing structure. But unlike its rival, not everything is... 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 ...

Microsoft fights fake news with NewsGuard integration in its mobile Edge browser

Microsoft fights fake news with NewsGuard integration in its mobile Edge browser

In a bid to fight fake news read while on your phone, Microsoft's mobile Edge browser on Android and iOS now includes the NewsGuard extension. The addition, noted by The... 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 ...

PUBG's Vikendi Snow Map Now Available On PS4 And Xbox One In New Update

PUBG's Vikendi Snow Map Now Available On PS4 And Xbox One In New Update

Follow its launch on PC and mobile last month, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds ' newest map, Vikendi , has now arrived on consoles. PUBG Corp. has released a new update for the... Read more ...

Adobe just bought in big on gaming

Adobe just bought in big on gaming

This morning Adobe acquired Allegorithmic, the makers of the application family called Substance. With this buy, Adobe just became a big name in 3D textures and material... Read more ...

These accessories complete your Chromebook perfectly

These accessories complete your Chromebook perfectly

Your Chromebook is a productivity machine, and to keep productive, sometimes you need more than just the laptop itself. These accessories will help you maximize the experience... Read more ...

Nintendo Is Holding Open Tournaments For Super Smash Bros. Ultimate And Splatoon

Nintendo Is Holding Open Tournaments For Super Smash Bros. Ultimate And Splatoon

Nintendo is kicking off 2019 with major tournaments in both Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2 and, whether you're a beginner or a pro, everyone is invited to get in on... Read more ...

Amazon has made its own autonomous six-wheeled delivery robot

Amazon has made its own autonomous six-wheeled delivery robot

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... Read more ...