Technology

All of Season 2 has toyed with perceptions of reality—and the finale took that to the extreme. [...]
Mon, Jun 25, 2018
Source: Wired
“So what's going on here then?” I ask. “Two good friends just got even better [friends],” replies TransferWise co-founder Kristo Käärmann laughing, while Monzo co-founder Tom Blomfield, who is also on the video call, smiles approvingly. “Sorry for spoiling your news,” I tell the pair, who I'm interviewing ahead of [...]
Sun, Jun 24, 2018
Source: TechCrunch
Plus, VW builds an electric racer for a mountain climb, and Colorado sticks it to the EPA. [...]
Sun, Jun 24, 2018
Source: Wired
Google's clever new AI-powered camera is designed to grab stellar 7-second snippets of family shenanigans. Here's how to get started. [...]
Sun, Jun 24, 2018
Source: Wired
You could practice out on the pitch, or you could use a numerical calculation. [...]
Sun, Jun 24, 2018
Source: Wired
Computer scientists have been searching for years for a type of problem that a quantum computer can solve but that any possible future classical computer cannot. Now they've found one. [...]
Sun, Jun 24, 2018
Source: Wired
Those rich people really should have read the Delos terms of service. [...]
Sun, Jun 24, 2018
Source: Wired
The infrastructure that underpins our lives is not something we ever want to think about. Nothing good has come from suddenly needing to wonder “where does my water come from?” or “how does electricity connect into my home?” That pondering gets even more intense when we talk about cellular infrastructure, [...]
Sat, Jun 23, 2018
Source: TechCrunch
A good week for privacy, an alleged leaker indicted, and more security news this week. [...]
Sat, Jun 23, 2018
Source: Wired
The game's magic lies in its self-contained arc—which translates to an almost perfect mobile experience. [...]
Sat, Jun 23, 2018
Source: Wired
Sony's full-frame sensor is the stuff of a silicon junkie's dreams. [...]
Sat, Jun 23, 2018
Source: Wired
We found some great deals on Moto phones, Apple devices, robot vacs, wireless headphones, and more [...]
Sat, Jun 23, 2018
Source: Wired
If you need something small, lightweight and indestructible, Timbuk2's Lightweight Launch Backpack ($129) might be right up your alley. The pack, constructed from famously tough Tyvek, can fit a 13″ laptop comfortably and plenty else. At only 18L, it sounds small, but due to its drawstring-top design and large main [...]
Fri, Jun 22, 2018
Source: TechCrunch
Reddit is rolling out its “news” tab into beta, the company announced this week. The expansion follows on Reddit's initial test of a news-related feature that began this May, when an alpha version shipped to some users of Reddit's iOS app. At the time, Reddit explained it wanted to give [...]
Fri, Jun 22, 2018
Source: TechCrunch
Fredrik Thomassen as a consultant used to have the resources to offload the annoying project tasks — like making PowerPoint presentations — but now that it's gone, he and his team wanted to make that available for everyone. Now the startup, called Konsus, wants to turn that around even faster. [...]
Fri, Jun 22, 2018
Source: TechCrunch
Set the “days without a Facebook's privacy problem” counter to zero. This week, an alarmed developer contacted TechCrunch, informing us that their Facebook App Analytics weekly summary email had been delivered to someone outside their company. It contains sensitive business information including weekly average users, page views, and new [...]
Fri, Jun 22, 2018
Source: TechCrunch
Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Longreads, Simplenote and a few other things, is acquiring Brooklyn-based startup Atavist. Atavist has been working on a content management system for independent bloggers and writers. With an Atavist website, you can easily write and publish stories with a ton of media. You might think [...]
Fri, Jun 22, 2018
Source: TechCrunch
Lime is the hot new thing in San Francisco, but will it work in other countries? The company just launched its electric scooter service in Paris. This isn't the first European city as Lime is also operating in Berlin, Bremen, Frankfurt and Zurich. But it's a significant launch as alternative [...]
Fri, Jun 22, 2018
Source: TechCrunch
Five and half years after it launched, one of the more popular apps for kids' reading and entertainment has finally arrived on the iOS. Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, the e-commerce giant's subscription service for children 3-12 that gives unlimited access to 10,000 books, movies and TV shows for $2.99 per month [...]
Fri, Jun 22, 2018
Source: TechCrunch
It's hard to say precisely how Sphero's pivot to education is going in these early stages, but it recently got an infusion of funding and is already out acquiring new startups. The BB-8 maker announced this morning that it's picked up Specdrums​ — the fellow Boulder, Co-based startup is a [...]
Fri, Jun 22, 2018
Source: TechCrunch

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