» Angry Birds maker craters on bad guidance, losing half its market value
23/02/18 04:28 from TechCrunch
 Angry Birds maker Rovio’s stock price tanked cratered after their latest quarterly earnings report painted a dismal future for the game maker. The stock is down 50 percent after the company sent investors a warning in their l...

» ‘A Normal Lost Phone’ arrives on Nintendo Switch March 1st
23/02/18 04:14 from Engadget
A Normal Lost Phone is the kind of indie game that seizes a tricky niche (mobile gaming) and leans into the form factor for a unique experience -- a Gone Home or Life Is Strange that takes place entirely within a mock phone interface. Th...

» Apple devices are butt dialing 911 from its refurbishing facility – 20 times per day
23/02/18 03:54 from TechCrunch
 Since October, emergency responders in Elk Grove and Sacramento County, California have received over 1,600 false alarm 911 calls coming from an Apple repair and refurbishing site in the area. It’s not clear if the calls are ...

» Split raises $17M for its product experimentation platform
23/02/18 03:52 from TechCrunch
 Split announced this morning that it’s raised $17 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, with participation from Accel Partners and new investor Harmony Partners. Split has now raised a...

» Robinhood's commission-free cryptocurrency trading is live
23/02/18 03:23 from Engadget
The zero-fee stock trading app, Robinhood, announced its plan to enable users to buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum last month. Now the company is making good on its promises. Starting today, Robinhood is rolling out access to trade the t...

» MLB's 'Home Run Derby VR' is coming to PSVR and Vive this spring
23/02/18 02:31 from Engadget
Major League Baseball has gotten into VR lately with a host of initiatives, including partnerships with Google for At Bat VR, Intel for "Game of the Week" live streams and Samsung for immersive highlights of the 2017 season. No...

» Sling TV offers League Pass to expand its NBA streaming options
23/02/18 01:48 from Engadget
A day after Sling TV revealed that it counts 2.2 million subscribers, the over-the-top internet service announced that it's added new add-on options to watch NBA games. Users can access NBA League Pass today to watch out-of-market g...

» 23 attorneys general refile challenge to FCC net neutrality repeal
23/02/18 01:17 from Engadget
The FCC's order to overturn net neutrality protections was officially published in the Federal Register today and soon thereafter, the attorneys general of 22 states and Washington DC filed a lawsuit challenging the FCC's order...

» Snap CEO Evan Spiegel got a $637 million bonus last year
23/02/18 01:09 from TechCrunch
 Snap’s stock investors haven’t made much money since the company went public last year, but CEO Evan Spiegel still got a hefty payday. According to an SEC filing, he was granted an RSU of 37,447,817, which vested at the...

» Canonical Outs New Ubuntu Kernel Update with Compiler-Based Retpoline Mitigation
23/02/18 01:00 from Linuxtoday.com
Spectre is a nasty hardware bug in microprocessors that use branch prediction and speculative execution and it could allow unauthorized memory reads via side-channel attacks.

» Amazon inks deal with Televisa for Spanish-language shows
23/02/18 00:45 from Engadget
Amazon may be producing more and more of its own shows, but it's also playing catch-up trying to follow industry trends in the fantasy and sci-fi genres. To shore up its dearth of Spanish-language content, the company just signed a ...

» Wirecutter's best deals: Dell's P2715Q 27-inch 4K monitor drops to $400
23/02/18 00:26 from Engadget
This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read their continuously updated list of deals ...

» Visualizing the slave insurance industry
23/02/18 00:07 from TechCrunch
 Similar to the way people insure their cars, houses and lives, slave-owners would sometimes insure their slaves. Read More

» Linux crontab - Automate System Tasks
23/02/18 00:00 from Linuxtoday.com
Cron is driven by a crontab (cron table) file, a configuration file that specifies shell commands to run periodically on a given schedule.

» Blizzard will host a tournament for the 15-year-old ‘Warcraft III’ 
22/02/18 23:49 from Engadget
Out of nowhere, Blizzard introduced a public test realm (PTR) last fall for its 15-year-old game Warcraft III. PC fans of its current best-sellers like Overwatch play on PTRs to try out new features before they're released to everyo...

» Announcing TC Sessions: Robotics with UC Berkeley, May 11 at Zellerbach Hall
22/02/18 23:34 from TechCrunch
 Robotics is an incredibly demanding field because robots demand the best of everything technology has to offer, from machine learning, to sensors and GPUs, to materials technology and of course the “robot” itself. For t...

» 'Alto's Odyssey' took three years to make, and that's all right
22/02/18 23:15 from Engadget
It's been three years since Snowman, a tiny independent studio based in Toronto, launched Alto's Adventure on iOS devices. Back then, Snowman was three people -- Ryan Cash, Harry Nesbitt and Jordan Rosenberg -- and Alto's ...

» Bump is a peer-to-peer marketplace for streetwear
22/02/18 23:09 from TechCrunch
 As the streetwear and sneaker industry continues to explode in popularity we’re seeing more and more startups popping up to service the industry, all from slightly different angles. Meet Bump, a peer-to-peer take on a streetw...

» Installing and using Git and GitHub on Ubuntu: A beginner's guide
22/02/18 23:00 from Linuxtoday.com
HowToForge: This tutorial will be a quick setup guide for installing and using GitHub and how to perform its various functions of creating a repository locally

» UPS is adding to its fleet of electric delivery trucks
22/02/18 22:55 from Engadget
UPS announced today that it will soon deploy 50 electric delivery trucks designed by Workhorse Group Inc. that will cost about the same as traditional, conventionally fueled trucks. They'll have a between-charge range of around 100 ...

» Οι Νεάντερταλ ήταν και καλλιτέχνες
22/02/18 22:40 from In.gr Νέα Επιστήμη
Οι Νεάντερταλ ήταν καλλιτέχνες και μάλιστα, όπως αποκαλύπτεται τώρα, αυτοί ήταν κατά πάσα πιθανότητα οι δημιουργοί των αρχαιότερων βραχογραφιών που έχουν βρεθεί σε σπήλαιο της Ευρώπης και χρονολογούνται πριν από σχεδόν 65.000 χρόνια, του...

» Businesses tap Google's RCS for more useful text messages
22/02/18 22:24 from Engadget
Google has supported Rich Communication Services (RCS) for a while now, hoping to bring features like group chat, high-res photo sharing and read receipts to all Android users. The company made a big push to expand RCS support on Android...

» Facebook says it’s clarifying its ad metrics
22/02/18 22:09 from TechCrunch
 Facebook is looking to clean up and clarify the way advertisers measure their campaign performance. Over the past couple of years, the company has had to acknowledge multiple mistakes in its ad metrics. Last fall, researchers even ...

» MWC 2018: What to expect from the world’s biggest phone show
22/02/18 22:00 from Engadget
Team Engadget is en route to Barcelona for Mobile World Congress, and while the show officially starts on Monday, you'll start to see some of this year's key news and announcements as soon as this weekend. We don't want yo...

» How to Manage User Password Expiration and Aging in Linux
22/02/18 22:00 from Linuxtoday.com
 Passwords aren't forever.

» Snap stock sinks as Kylie Jenner says she doesn’t use Snapchat anymore
22/02/18 21:53 from TechCrunch
 At this point, if you haven’t accepted the celebrity influence of the Kardashian/Jenner machine, you probably haven’t been paying attention to pop culture at large. Nevertheless, when a reality star can seemingly affect...

» Snap stock falls as Kylie tweets, but banker ratings are in the mix too
22/02/18 21:53 from TechCrunch
 At this point, if you haven’t accepted the celebrity influence of the Kardashian/Jenner machine, you probably haven’t been paying attention to pop culture at large. Snap is definitely paying attention. Yesterday, Kylie ...

» Ηλεκτρονικό δέρμα προβάλλει το καρδιογράφημα επάνω στο χέρι
22/02/18 21:50 from In.gr Νέα Επιστήμη
Πώς θα σας φαινόταν αν είχατε τη δυνατότητα να «φοράτε» την καρδιά σας στο… χέρι σας; Ιάπωνες ερευνητές ανέπτυξαν μια υπέρλεπτη συσκευή που μοιάζει με ηλεκτρονικό δέρμα το οποίο τοποθετείται στο επάνω μέρος του χεριού και επάνω του… μετα...

» «Η καταπολέμηση της πειρατείας στο διαδίκτυο προτεραιότητα όλων»
22/02/18 21:42 from In.gr Νέα Επιστήμη
Με την παραδοχή ότι αποτελεί προτεραιότητα για όλους η προστασία από την πειρατεία στο διαδίκτυο, έκλεισε η ημερίδα με τίτλο «Προσβολή Δικαιωμάτων Πνευματικής Ιδιοκτησίας Στο Διαδίκτυο. Εξελίξεις σε Ελλάδα & Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση» την οποία δι...

» FCC hopes opening up communication airwaves will boost innovation
22/02/18 21:41 from Engadget
Today, the FCC voted to move forward with a proposal to open up communications spectrum beyond 95 GHz. In a statement, it said that spectrum above this range has been thought to be at the edge of what's usable, but now it wants to p...

» Amazon’s latest Prime perk is free shipping on its deals site Woot!
22/02/18 21:29 from TechCrunch
 Eight years after Amazon snatched up the daily deals site Woot!, the retailer is now leveraging the site to serve as another perk for Prime members. Woot! this morning announced that it will begin offering free shipping on purchase...

» Puerto Rico's Arecibo Observatory saved from uncertain fate
22/02/18 21:20 from Engadget
Arecibo Observatory, which is the second-largest radio telescope in the world, is under new management. A group led by the University of Central Florida will take over the operations of the telescope from the National Science Foundation,...

» Netflix will stream the terrible-looking 'ReBoot’ reboot
22/02/18 21:04 from Engadget
By the mid-90s, Saturday morning cartoons were a blur of occasionally brilliant animated comedy and a ton of trash made to sell toys. One rose above the rest for sheer novelty: ReBoot was one of the first shows anywhere to be completely ...

» Snips brings its privacy-focused voice assistant to cars
22/02/18 21:03 from TechCrunch
 French startup Snips is announcing two things for its voice assistant SDK. First, the company is showing off an interesting use case in Nuremberg with a Snips-powered voice assistant in a car. Second, you can now build voice assist...

» MyBagCheck lets you drop off your bags anywhere
22/02/18 21:01 from TechCrunch
 MyBagCheck is a clever system that ensures that you’ll be able to spend that extra few hours in a foreign city without having to lug around fifty pounds of Samsonite. The founder, Micah B. Lewis, created the app to allow peop...

» Google says more than 40 carriers and device manufacturers now support RCS, the next generation of SMS
22/02/18 21:00 from TechCrunch
 Rich Communication Services (RCS) is basically the standard for the next generation of text messaging, with apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, LINE and others now offering features that go far beyond the standard SMS-based mes...

» Google says more than 40 carriers and device manufacturers now use its platform for RCS, the next generation of SMS
22/02/18 21:00 from TechCrunch
 Rich Communication Services (RCS) is basically the standard for the next generation of text messaging, with apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, LINE and others now offering features that go far beyond the standard SMS-based mes...

» What is LLVM? The power behind Swift, Rust, Clang, and more
22/02/18 21:00 from Linuxtoday.com
InfoWorld: Learn how the compiler framework for programmatically generating machine-native code has made it easier than ever to roll new languages and enhance existing ones

» Airbnb is rolling out a new tier aimed at higher-end travelers
22/02/18 20:52 from TechCrunch
 Airbnb today is rolling out a few new additions to their home-booking system, including new tiers that are aimed at higher-end customers called Airbnb Plus and Beyond by Airbnb. The new Airbnb Plus tier has homes that are verified ...

» Airbnb rolls out luxury rentals and new benefits for users
22/02/18 20:37 from Engadget
Airbnb is once again shaking up how its customers find and book accommodations. At a press conference in San Francisco's Masonic Auditorium on Thursday, the company unveiled a slew of new reservation and website features including n...

» Flying with a VR headset isn't as dorky as it sounds
22/02/18 20:33 from Engadget
As a somewhat regular flyer, I had always been intrigued by the concept of wearing a head-mounted display for some immersive in-flight entertainment. However, I never really found the "cinema" part of existing "personal ci...

» Stealth space catapult startup SpinLaunch is raising $30M
22/02/18 20:20 from TechCrunch
 What if instead of blasting cargo into space on a rocket, we could fling it into space using a catapult? That’s the big, possibly crazy, possibly genius idea behind SpinLaunch. TechCrunch has learned from three sources that S...

» Συνήγορος Καταναλωτή: Υποχρεωτικοί οι ελληνικοί χαρακτήρες στα GPS
22/02/18 20:19 from In.gr Νέα Επιστήμη
Οι εταιρείες που πωλούν συσκευές πλοήγησης οχημάτων με σύστημα εντοπισμού θέσης GPS - Global Positioning System, θα πρέπει να προσαρμόσουν την τιμολογιακή πολιτική τους, σε περίπτωση που το σύστημα πλοήγησης τους χρησιμοποιεί ελληνικούς ...

» Google faces lawsuit for firing critic of anti-diversity memo
22/02/18 20:16 from Engadget
Google fired James Damore last year, in part, because of a leaked memo alleging that the company culture unfairly targeted white males and political conservatives. Now Google is being sued by a former employee who claims he was targeted ...

» Honcker raises at least $15M from IAC as it takes on the car-leasing-on-demand market
22/02/18 20:05 from TechCrunch
 The car leasing and rental market is forecast to be worth $124 billion in 2022, and today a startup that is hoping to get a piece of that action by making the process of leasing a car easier is announcing a Series A in its effort t...

» Esports teams need more data about their fans, and FanAI wants to give it to them
22/02/18 20:02 from TechCrunch
 It turns out that while e-sports may be growing in popularity, the fans of different video games don’t spend the same way as fans for traditional sports. To try and figure out ways to part fans from their hard earned money, t...

» Customer service bot startup Agent IQ announces $6.3 million Series A led by Sierra Ventures
22/02/18 20:00 from TechCrunch
 If you’ve tried to deal with a bot before you can speak to a human customer service rep, you know how frustrating that process can sometimes be. Sure, there are basic tasks that can free up a human rep to handle the more diff...

» Discord signs eSports pros to use its chat app
22/02/18 20:00 from Engadget
Discord has become something of a gaming chat-app phenomenon lately, partnering with Spotify for in-chat soundtracks, adding video chat and screensharing and bringing verified official game channels to its service. Now the company plans ...

» How to Get Started Using WSL in Windows 10
22/02/18 20:00 from Linuxtoday.com
Linux.com: WSL gives you access to the Linux Bash shell on Windows.

» Lighthouse's AI-powered security camera is now shipping
22/02/18 19:56 from Engadget
Lighthouse's intelligent 3D security camera was supposed to ship in September, but now it's finally available for purchase. The camera is priced at $299. At checkout, you can choose either a $10/month AI service plan (with a 90...

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