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INSTAMOJO RAISES $7M TO HELP SMES AND ‘MICRO-ENTREPRENEURS' IN INDIA SELL ONLINE

In India, startups are quietly building the tools and platforms to enable a different kind of gig economy: one that allows ‘micro-entrepreneurs'...

FACEBOOK IS LAUNCHING POLITICAL AD CHECKS IN NIGERIA, UKRAINE, EU AND INDIA IN COMING MONTHS

Facebook is launching some of its self-styled ‘election security' initiatives into more markets in the coming months ahead of several...

 
 
 

ON-DEMAND TELEHEALTH COMPANY TYTO CARE ADDS SANFORD HEALTH, ITOCHU AND SHENZHEN CAPITAL GROUP AS STRATEGIC INVESTORS

Tyto Care , a telehealth company that enables physicians to conduct on-demand remote exams, announced today that it has added $9 million...

YC-BACKED UPSOLVE IS AUTOMATING BANKRUPTCY FOR EVERYONE

The popular image of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy might be a large company like Enron failing, or maybe some lazy drifter trying to shirk...

 
 
 

CONSOLIDATION IS COMING TO GAMING, AND JAM CITY RAISES $145 MILLION TO CAPITALIZE ON IT

A slew of banks are coming together to back a new roll-up strategy for the Los Angeles-based mobile gaming studio, Jam City and giving...

APPLE EXPANDS ITS REACH WITH FREE APPLE MUSIC ON VERIZON WIRELESS

Verizon Wireless is now offering free access to Apple Music. The music streaming service is available on select Verizon Wireless plans...

 
 
 

FISERV IS BUYING FIRST DATA IN A $22B FINTECH MEGADEAL

While we will continue to see a lot of consolidation among smaller startups in the area of financial technology, or fintech, there...

Fortnite bugs put accounts at risk of takeover

FORTNITE BUGS PUT ACCOUNTS AT RISK OF TAKEOVER

With one click, any semi-skilled hacker could have silently taken over a Fortnite account, according to a cybersecurity firm who says...

 
 
 

TESLA UNVEILS FIRST HOME CHARGING STATION THAT CAN BE PLUGGED INTO A WALL OUTLET

Tesla today is launching a new home charging station designed for the modern home. The new Wall Connector is the auto maker's first...

WREST CONTROL FROM A SNOOPING SMART SPEAKER WITH THIS TEACHABLE “PARASITE”

What do you get when you put one Internet connected device on top of another? A little more control than you otherwise would in the...

 
 
 

BEMYEYE ACQUIRES STREETBEE, A RUSSIAN CROWDSOURCING AND IMAGE RECOGNITION PROVIDER

London-headquartered BeMyEye has made another acquisition, its third in a little over three years. This time the retail execution monitoring...

Researcher shows how popular app ES File Explorer exposes Android device data

RESEARCHER SHOWS HOW POPULAR APP ES FILE EXPLORER EXPOSES ANDROID DEVICE DATA

Why is one of the most popular Android apps running a hidden web server in the background? ES File Explorer claims it has over 500...

 
 
 

DOCTOLIB DETAILS HOW TELEMEDICINE APPOINTMENTS WORK

French startup Doctolib announced back in September that it would open up telemedicine appointments on its platform in 2019. The company...

GRAB MOVES TO OFFER DIGITAL INSURANCE SERVICES IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

Grab is Southeast Asia's top ride-hailing firm, thanks in no small part to its acquisition of Uber's local business last year, but...

 
 
 
YouTube will “ramp up” enforcement of its policies against dangerous challenges and pranks

YOUTUBE WILL “RAMP UP” ENFORCEMENT OF ITS POLICIES AGAINST DANGEROUS CHALLENGES AND PRANKS

YouTube announced several policy updates today, including more stringent enforcement of its ban on videos of dangerous challenges and...

ROKU NOW DELETING INFOWARS FROM ITS PLATFORM AFTER CUSTOMER OUTCRY

Roku is deleting the Infowars channel from its platform, a couple days after adding it as a supported channel. In a tweet , Roku said...

 
 
 
CERN's plan for 100-km collider makes the LHC look like a hula hoop

CERN'S PLAN FOR 100-KM COLLIDER MAKES THE LHC LOOK LIKE A HULA HOOP

The Large Hadron Collider has produced a great deal of incredible science, most famously the Higgs Boson - but physicists at CERN,...

THE SQUARE OFF CHESS BOARD MELDS THE CLASSICAL WITH THE ROBOTIC

CES crowds can be tough - especially toward the end of the week. You're physically and emotionally drained, and you're pretty sure...

 
 
 

TRANSPARENCY-SEEKING OPEN GOVERNMENT DATA ACT SIGNED INTO LAW

The federal government produces one hell of a lot of data, but despite desultory lurches towards usability there's little guarantee...

How the new VR screen could end the smartphone

HOW THE NEW VR SCREEN COULD END THE SMARTPHONE

Philip Rosedale Contributor Philip Rosedale is co-founder and CEO of High Fidelity . A smartphone screen is a wonder of the world....

 
 
 



Star Wars: EA Vancouver ne travaille plus sur le AAA en monde ouvert

Star Wars:  EA Vancouver ne travaille plus sur le AAA en monde ouvert

Le projet Star Wars du studio EA Vancouver est annulé en faveur d'un titre moins vaste. Read more ...

Pandora Launches Voice-Enabled Smart Assistant For Easier Streaming

Pandora Launches Voice-Enabled Smart Assistant For Easier Streaming

Streaming music provider Pandora is taking on Amazon, Google, and Spotify with a native smart assistant. New “Voice Mode” allows listeners to control Pandora's mobile app and... Read more ...

Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes Review - Short On Heroics

Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes Review - Short On Heroics

Relentless absurdity and hyper-stylized action have been core tenets of the No More Heroes series. It never cared for making much sense and instead embraced its own... Read more ...

These Samsung Note 9 deals just got cheaper thanks to a price cut from...

These Samsung Note 9 deals just got cheaper thanks to a price cut from Mobiles.co.uk

Samsung's Note 9 can be expensive to say the least, but that's what you should probably expect with one of the best phablet devices out right now. Luckily, Mobiles.co.uk has... Read more ...

Hubble Wide Field Camera 3 operations expected to resume by week's end

Hubble Wide Field Camera 3 operations expected to resume by week's end

The Hubble has been used by NASA to make some incredible discoveries over the years. The space telescope has also been a bit of trouble as well requiring multiple astronaut... Read more ...

Netflix Plans Across-the-Board Price Increases

Netflix Plans Across-the-Board Price Increases

The extra cash is being billed as a way to pay for the absolutely massive amounts of money Netflix is sinking into making its own content. Read more ...

Galaxy S8 and Note 8 Get Android Pie with One UI - How to Nab It Early

Galaxy S8 and Note 8 Get Android Pie with One UI - How to Nab It Early

The One UI beta registration for Samsung's 8th generation phones is now open. Read more ...

Forget the Galaxy S10, Oppo just unveiled exciting new smartphone camera and...

Forget the Galaxy S10, Oppo just unveiled exciting new smartphone camera and biometrics tech

The Galaxy S10 is coming soon , but Samsung's new flagship won't be the only exciting phone of 2019. Reports earlier this week said that a Chinese smartphone maker many people... Read more ...

Big tech, bigger grille: BMW updates its 7 Series flagship for 2020

Big tech, bigger grille: BMW updates its 7 Series flagship for 2020

The BMW 7 Series will enter the 2020 model year with a host of updates inside, outside, and under the sheet metal. The new-look nose with a jumbo grille hides updated engines... Read more ...

Fortnite bugs put accounts at risk of takeover

Fortnite bugs put accounts at risk of takeover

With one click, any semi-skilled hacker could have silently taken over a Fortnite account, according to a cybersecurity firm who says the bug is now fixed. Researchers at Check... Read more ...