Technology

Shareholders are suing Elon Musk over that "taking Tesla private" tweet, and just got the right to subpoena Banks and Grimes. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source: Wired
WIRED's Peter Rubin joins the Gadget Lab podcast to talk about his experience wearing Nike's newest self-adjusting sneakers. Plus: Nitasha Tiku weighs in on mandatory arbitration at tech companies. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source: Wired
Days after Snap announced the departure of its CFO, reports have emerged that the company's HR chief was asked to leave following an internal investigation late last year that had led to the firing of its global security head. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Snap fired global security [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source: TechCrunch
Reports emerged today that the FTC is considering a fine against Facebook that would be the largest ever from the agency. Even if it were ten times the size of the largest, a $22.5 million bill sent to Google in 2012, the company would basically laugh it off. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source: TechCrunch
CEO Elon Musk says the layoffs will help the electric car maker as it leans into the tough job of building mass-market cars. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source: Wired
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says the company's Cortana digital assistant should be available on smart speakers made by rivals like Amazon and Google. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source: Wired
They may be free, but they sure pay. Games with no upfront cost but a plethora of other ways to make money generated a mind-blowing $88 billion in 2018 according to SuperData's year-end report — leaving traditional games (and indeed movies and TV) in the dust. While it may not come [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source: TechCrunch
One SF startup wants you to get home from a day at work and polish off a bottle of wine by yourself. Vinebox isn't really trying to get you wasted though, these bottles are cute and tiny. The small startup is hoping that they can get consumers into the idea of [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source: TechCrunch
Salesforce put the finishing touches on a tower in San Francisco last year. In October, it announced Salesforce Tower in Atlanta. Today, it was Dublin's turn. Everyone gets a tower. Salesforce first opened an office in Dublin back in 2001, and has since expanded to 1,400 employees. Today's announcement represents [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source: TechCrunch
Sony's venture capital arm has invested in what3words, the startup that has divided the entire world into 57 trillion 3-by-3 meter squares and assigned a three-word address to each one. Financial details were not disclosed. The startup's novel addressing system isn't the whole story. The ability to integrate what3words into voice [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source: TechCrunch
Big week for Google wearable news — which, honestly, is not a phrase I expected to write in 2019. But a day after the company announced an agreement to purchase Fossil's wearable technology for $40 million, Alphabet-owned research group Verily just scored FDA clearance for its electrocardiogram (ECG) technology. The [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source: TechCrunch
Eisar Lipkovitz, a veteran Google executive who most recently led the video and display advertising team there, is leaving the company to head up engineering efforts at Lyft . As executive vice president of engineering, Lipkovitz will be leading Lyft's engineering team, which now eclipses 1,000 people. Eisar's hiring comes on [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source: TechCrunch
There are just three short weeks until Silicon Valley's startup community takes a night off to relax, connect and get down at the 2nd Annual TechCrunch Winter Party at Galvanize. It's not just an opportunity to have a great time — although you will. It's also the chance for promising [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source: TechCrunch
With an inaugural investment into the Los Angeles-based entertainment startup Culture Genesis, Clifford Harris Jr., who's better known as “T.I.”, has launched a new syndicated investment vehicle called Tech Cypha. Launched by the music and cultural impresario with more hustle than hustle and his business partner Jason Geter, the new collaborative [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source: TechCrunch
Photographer Kevin Frayer goes behind the scenes at the massive Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in China's Heilongjiang Province. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source: Wired
Breville's smart oven makes a foolproof, restaurant-quality Neapolitan-style pizza, and sits on your countertop. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source: Wired
There's one big question at the core of writer-director M. Night Shyamalan's new movie: Who gets to be a hero? [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source: Wired
A company that wants to slap logos on the night sky and other groups are raising tricky questions about what belongs in space. [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source: Wired
Insects are touted as a major new source of protein, but scaling up Big Cricket could mean new problems—such as what to do with all their "frass." [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Source: Wired
Fitness is what's driving smartwatches. [...]
Thu, Jan 17, 2019
Source: Wired

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