Month: December 2018

My parents are approaching 60. When they were young, they hung out at diners, or drove around in their cars. My generation hung out in the parking lot after school, or at the mall. My colleague John Biggs often talks of hanging out with his nerd buddies in his basement, playing games and making crank
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The Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) cryptocurrency project Bakkt celebrated New Year’s Eve with the announcement of a $182.5 million equity round from a slew of notable institutional investors. ICE, the operator of several global exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange, established Bakkt to build a trading platform that enables consumers and institutions to buy, sell, store
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A main route between England and Wales was closed after a man climbed a bridge and flew a drone from the top. Traffic was stopped on the M48 – the older of two Severn crossings – because of “concern for welfare,” police said. The man, in his 20s, came down voluntarily from the 47m (154ft)
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American scientist Larry Roberts who helped design and build the forerunner of the internet has died aged 81. In the late 1960s, he ran the part of the US Advanced Research Projects Agency (Arpa) given the job of creating a computer network called Arpanet. He also recruited engineers to build and test the hardware and
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While the thought of a machine that can squirt out endless ropes of molten glass is a bit frightening, the folks at MIT have just about perfected the process. In a paper published in 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, researchers Chikara Inamura, Michael Stern, Daniel Lizardo, Peter Houk, and Neri Oxman describe a system for
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Citi Research has joined a growing list of analysts to lower first-quarter production estimates for Apple’s iPhones amid weakening demand for the smartphones. Citi Research analyst William Yang cut the overall iPhone shipment forecast by 5 million, to 45 million for the quarter, reported Reuters. That’s a sting that falls in line with others such
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Ajay Chopra Contributor Ajay Chopra co-founded Pinnacle Systems in his living room and grew it to a multi-billion dollar public company before becoming a venture capitalist with Trinity Ventures. More posts by this contributor Full autonomy is years away, but here’s what’s next on autonomy’s wild ride From the distributed workforce to the partnered economy
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Tab powers travel & tourism businesses in 40 countries across Latin America, Africa and Asia. Our software and payment platform helps tourism businesses to save on payment costs, manage and take bookings more flexibly – while spending less time on admin and more time with their customers.  We work with hotels (from budget to boutique)
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We are living in an interstitial period. In the early 1980s we entered an era of desktop computing that culminated in the dot-com crash – a financial bubble that we bolstered with Y2K consulting fees and hardware expenditures alongside irrational exuberance over Pets.com . That last interstitial era, an era during which computers got smaller,
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A project by students at Carnegie Mellon could save lives. Called the HopeBand, the wristband senses low blood oxygen levels and sends a text message and sounds an alarm if danger is imminent. “Imagine having a friend who is always watching for signs of overdose; someone who understands your usage pattern and knows when to
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Jake Bright Contributor More posts by this contributor IBM Africa and Hello Tractor pilot AI/blockchain agtech platform Africa Roundup: Terragon’s Asia acquisition, Twiga Foods’ $10M raise, SimbaPay’s China payment service 2018 saw Africa’s tech sector become more dynamic and international. VC firms on the continent multiplied. There were numerous investment rounds. And startups pursued acquisitions
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Indonesia, the world’s fourth largest country by population, has unblocked Tumblr nine months after it blocked the social networking site over pornographic content. Tumblr — which, disclaimer, is owned by Oath Verizon Media Group just like TechCrunch — announced earlier this month that it would remove all “adult content” from its platform. That decision, which angered
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About Jerry.ai: Think insurance shopping is painful and time-consuming? We thought so too. That is why we built jerry.ai to create the easiest experience for our users. Enabled by disruptive technologies, jerry.ai aims for the one-click user experience in financial product offerings which traditionally requires users to fill out long forms. Based in Silicon Valley,
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Martina Lauchengco Contributor Martina spent over 20 years as a marketing and product executive building and crafting strategies for market-defining software like Microsoft Office and Netscape Navigator. As an operating partner at Costanoa Ventures, she sits on multiple boards and advises companies on all things go-to-market. She also teaches at the UC Berkeley graduate school
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Earlier today, when Instagram suddenly transformed into a landscape oriented Tinder-esque nightmare, the app’s dedicated users extremely lost their minds and immediately took to Twitter to be vocal about it. As we reported, the company admitted that the abrupt shift from Instagram’s well-established vertical scrolling was a mistake. The mea culpa came quickly enough, but
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The secondary luxury goods market has been growing wildly in recent years, with more shoppers opting to both sell their lightly used luxury goods like clothing and jewelry for cold, hard cash, as well as buying the pre-owned, authenticated luxury goods of others. One of the biggest beneficiaries of the trend is The RealReal, a
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Grove Collaborative, a four-year-old, San Francisco-based startup that sells household, personal care, baby, children’s and pet products, has been busy raising money in 2018, shows two new SEC filings that lists representatives from the company’s earlier investors, including Mayfield, Norwest Venture Partners and MHS Capital, as well as apparent new investor General Atlantic, represented by partner Catherine
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The History of the Marshfield Mummers Whilst the origins of the ancient Marshfield Mumming Play, in common with other mumming plays still performed in England and Ireland – the practice having long since been extinct in Scotland and Wales – are shrouded in the mists of time with only sparse records. It must be borne
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Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images If you’re like many Americans, the recent swings of the stock market aren’t necessarily keeping you up at night—only around half of us are invested in the stock market at all, and of that, “the top 10 percent of wealth holders in the United States own an estimated 85 to 90
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When Amazon first debuted the Echo Show last year, plenty of people, us included, mocked its unusual design. More than that, we wondered if adding a display to a smart speaker makes sense, or if it was just another one of Amazon’s gimmicks. It turns out, however, that being able to see the result of
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Amazon this morning said its Alexa devices were among the holiday season’s best-sellers, particularly the Echo and Echo Dot. But the influx of new users setting up their devices for the first time on Christmas Day appeared to be more than Alexa could handle. The service crashed briefly on Christmas, as thousands of new Alexa
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Steve Dent, Engadget If you’re a photographer who fears change, 2018 might’ve shook you up. First Sony launched the A7 III, arguably the world’s best full-frame camera, then Fujifilm released the X-T3, the top APS-C model you can buy right now. Right after that, Canon and Nikon launched all-new full-frame mirrorless systems with three new
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It’s that time of year again when you’re working your smartphone overtime attempting to keep up with all of the memories of holiday parties, family gatherings, and pets you’ve wrangled into festive attire. If you’re working with any of the latest Android phones, including the Google Pixel 3 or Samsung Note9, then one of the
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Traveling in this day and age means you’re going to have to stay conscious of the many cables and cords required to keep all of your electronic devices charged while away from home. This is where the BAGSMART Travel Electronics Organizer comes in. Not only can you store all of the necessary cables to keep
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Primed and ready.Image: Paramount Morning SpoilersIf there’s news about upcoming movies and television you’re not supposed to know, you’ll find it in here.   A peek at Spider-Man: Far From Home’s mysterious Mysterio, John Wick meets The Director, and Hellboy rides. Plus new looks at Deadly Class, Outlander, and more. Spoilers dropping right this way… Advertisement
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Honor Honor’s recent teaser event gave away pretty much all the secrets of its new View 20 smartphone: It has a 25-megapixel punch-hole front camera, a 48-megapixel rear camera plus “Link Turbo” function for automatically switching between WiFi and LTE — or using both, even — for optimal connectivity. Still, there was no word on
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By Gregory Zuckerman, Gregory Zuckerman The Wall Street Journal Biography @GZuckerman Gregory.Zuckerman@wsj.com Rachael Levy, Rachael Levy The Wall Street Journal Biography @rachael_levy rachael.levy@wsj.com Nick Timiraos and Nick Timiraos The Wall Street Journal Biography @NickTimiraos Google+ Nick.Timiraos@wsj.com Gunjan Banerji Gunjan Banerji The Wall Street Journal Biography @gunjanjs gunjan.banerji@wsj.com Dec. 25, 2018 7:54 p.m. ET Steven Mnuchin,
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Photo: Phoebe Cheong How I WorkThe How I Work series asks heroes, experts, and flat-out productive people to share their shortcuts, workspaces, routines, and more. Have someone you want to see featured, or questions you think we should ask? [Email Nick](mailto:nick.douglas@lifehacker.com).   As sommelier and beverage director for the Standard Hotel’s two New York City locations,
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Engadget It seems Amazon’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on Amazon Echos were both a blessing and a curse. The smart speakers were obviously a popular gift, so popular in fact that the surge in voice requests on Christmas Day overburdened Amazon’s servers, causing Alexa to crash, reports The Guardian. Outage tracking website Down
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Time’s run out for net neutrality supporters hoping to restore Obama-era regulations using a legislative loophole, but the fight’s far from over as it heads to federal appeals court. Democrats in the House of Representatives failed to gather enough votes by the end of the year to use the Congressional Review Act to undo the
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December 20, 2018 Recently I see some discussion about Electron on macOS (John Gruber, Dave Verwer). I have some experience in the field and will share my view on the topic and a practical introduction here. Why web technologies? In general web technologies are a de facto standard, not only in classic web browsers. There
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We will be holding a small event during CES in Las Vegas and we want to see you! We’re looking to meet some cool hardware and crypto startups, so the good folks at Work In Progress have opened up their space to us and 200 of you all to hold a meetup and pitch-off. The
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Signing with Robert Good morning! We hope you got the gifts you were hoping for. What did you miss? Well, the UK military’s latest robots have haptic feedback, we get a deep-dive on a long-lost NES port of SimCity and an Elder Scrolls cookbook surfaces. The major OS upgrade popped up earlier than promised.Samsung is
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By Jacob Soll Globe Correspondent  June 08, 2014 In Washington’s National Gallery of Art hangs a portrait by Jan Gossaert. Painted around 1530, at the very moment when the Dutch were becoming the undisputed masters of European trade, it shows the merchant Jan Snouck Jacobsz at work at his desk. The painter’s remarkable gift for
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Massive concurrency and hardware parallelism are sexy topics in the 21st century. There are a couple of good reasons for this and one rather unfortunate one. Two good reasons are the combination of eye-catching uses of Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) in games and their unexpected secondary uses in deep-learning AI – these exploit massive hardware
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Researchers at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, while testing the “station keeping” functions of the glass knifefish, have created an augmented reality system that tricks the animal’s electric sensing organs in real time. The fish keeps itself hidden by moving inside of its various holes/homes and the researchers wanted to understand what kind of
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For Octave/MatLab version of this repository please check machine-learning-octave project. This repository contains examples of popular machine learning algorithms implemented in Python with mathematics behind them being explained. Each algorithm has interactive Jupyter Notebook demo that allows you to play with training data, algorithms configurations and immediately see the results, charts and predictions right in
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ASSOCIATED PRESS A key Amazon executive and former Obama administration official privately advised the US government on a procurement portal that could be worth billions to the company, the Guardian reports. Director of Government Anne Rung corresponded with an official at the Government Services Authority (GSA) about how the government could create a purchasing portal,
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Title: Advanced Packaging Engineer Where: Remote is fine, Portland OR, preferred Job Description: Vathys is building processors employing novel 3D integration technology, and to do so, will require a significant “advanced packaging” component. Skills and Qualifications: 1. Experience in integrated circuit packaging, especially “advanced” packaging (must have) 2. Experience in low misalignment tolerance die to
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Starcity is a lifestyle brand which provides beautifully designed co-living communities in major cities, and we’re on track to welcome thousands (and one day millions) of customers to our communities over the coming years. We have awesome backers including Y Combinator, and Bullpen Capital and have been featured in notable publications like The New York
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Two years ago, Apple killed the headphone port. I still haven’t forgiven them for it. When Apple announced that the iPhone 7 would have no headphone port, I was pretty immediately annoyed. I figured maybe I’d get over it in a few months. I didn’t. I figured if worse came to worse, I’d switch platforms.
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There is a growing sense of unease among many smartphone owners about the amount of time we’re spending on our devices. Google told me that around 70% of the Android users it spoke to wanted to “find a better balance” in their tech use. But this puts the tech sector in an awkward spot. How
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Galaxy S9 and S9+ users weren’t expecting an Android 9 Pie update until January, but it seems Samsung is kicking things off early. So far, reports of the update are coming in from S9 and S9+ owners (both those with Oreo and those in the Pie beta program) in European countries including the UK,  Germany,
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Game History Foundation SimCity on the Super Nintendo was groundbreaking — it managed to combine the joy of simulated city building that Mac and Amiga gamers enjoyed into a family-friendly console title that anyone could play. But did you know Maxis and Nintendo also had an NES version in the works, too? Last year, two
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Image: Pexels The NBA has five games happening on Christmas this year, kicking off with a 12pm ET game between the Milwaukee Bucks and New York Knicks and ending with a 10:30pm ET between the Portland Trail Blazers and Utah Jazz. How to Win at Horse When You’re Bad at Basketball From birth to age
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After setting up your Echo Show, and you’ve added a few skills and asked a couple of random trivia questions, you may find yourself staring at the Echo Show’s display and asking yourself “now what?” There’s plenty left to do and discover with the Echo Show, so follow along as we walk through eight tips
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Our staff had a busy 2018. We wrote hundreds of news stories, interviews, reviews, previews, and more. We covered the biggest events in the industry, including the Electronic Entertainment Expo and the Game Developer’s Conference. Honestly, at the end of year, it’s hard to remember just exactly what we wrote in 2018. But some stories
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We know there’s a hybrid Lamborghini Aventador successor coming sometime between 2020 and 2022. Due to deleted Instagram posts and fissures in the rumor-verse, we expect a hypercar codenamed LB48H to preview the next electrified V12 Lamborghini. Autocar reports the next model in the Italian carmaker’s series of low-volume specials will cost about $2.6 million,
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Image: Pexels It’s Christmas, which means the majority of restaurants and stores are closed for the day. If you need to grab a meal or a (very) late-minute gift your choices are a bit limited. That said, you do have options. Here’s a rundown of some of the places we know will be up and
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Detection systems are now able to be deployed throughout the UK to combat the threat of drones, ministers say. It follows three days of disruption at Gatwick airport last week, when drones were sighted near the runway. Security minister Ben Wallace said those who use drones “either recklessly or for criminal purposes” could expect “the
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Thousands of hot tubs can be hacked and controlled remotely because of a hole in their online security, BBC Click has revealed. Researchers showed the TV programme how an attacker could make the tubs hotter or colder, or control the pumps and lights via a laptop or smartphone. Vulnerable tubs are designed to let their
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There are few things in this world more difficult than launching a successful startup. It takes talent, know-how, money and a hell of a lot of good timing and luck. And even with all of those magical components in place, the odds may still be against you. At TechCrunch, we take pride at covering the
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Image: Pexels Despite the government shutdown, NORAD is still busy tracking Santa this year. The service, which has been tracking Santa’s Christmas Eve movements since the 50s, when its number was mistakingly given out as a Santa hotline. How to Call Santa Using Google Home If you’re a Santa fan, Google is offering kids (and
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Campaigners have thanked Apple for removing an app from its store that they said stigmatised LGBT people. The software promoted a US religious group that says homosexual practice is sinful and that its members should help “call up” others to their natural-born “biblical gender”. Apple’s store now says the app is not available, but the
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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided was one of the major releases of 2016. The Square Enix and Eidos Montreal science fiction game envisioned a future where people augmented themselves with artificial body parts, such as powerful bionic limbs. The main character, Adam Jensen, helped root out a conspiracy against “augs,” or augmented humans, who received discrimination
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My aunt and uncle lived up the hill from Martins Ferry, Ohio, high above the river. My uncle ran a used car lot — Snezek’s — and so it was understood that they had a little bit of money and a bigger house than the rest of the family in the Valley. We would drive
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India’s B2B supply chain is slowly shifting into the digital era. Following a $23 million investment for Moglix, which helps bring business and manufacturing procurement online, LetsTransport, a startup that brings increased efficiency to logistics and business transportation, has raised $13.5 million for growth. Founded in 2015 by IIT Kharagpur graduates Pushkar Singh, Sudarshan Ravi and
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Drone “hot spots” in Australia are getting sensors to automatically identify the aircraft and their pilots. Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (Casa) said it would install the equipment at the nation’s airports starting next month. The monitors have been planned for some time, but come in the wake of 72 hours of drone-related disruption at
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An RAF Tornado travelling at 517mph (832km/h) came within 22m (72ft) of hitting a drone, a report has revealed. The jet, which was flying in formation 10 miles (16km) north-east of Wattisham Airfield in Suffolk, did not see the remote-controlled aircraft, according to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The drone pilot, which reported the incident,
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It has love but also hatred, intrigue, revenge, poisoning rivals and even killing babies. The Chinese drama Story of Yanxi Palace is the most Googled TV show of 2018 globally, despite Google being largely blocked in the country. The search engine’s analytics suggested that the top interest in the drama has come from Asian regions
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There’s been plenty of fanfare surrounding Uber and Lyft’s initial public offerings — slated for early 2019 — since the two companies filed confidential IPO paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in early December. On top of that, public and private investors have had plenty to say about Slack and Pinterest’s rumored 2019 IPOs but
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Craft the platforms and tools used by thousands of independent retailers and makers to grow their businesses. About Faire This is an exciting moment to work at Faire. We are using the power of technology to connect makers and boutiques from all over the world, and building a thriving community of over 10,000 small business
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The Muse is the most trusted and beloved career platform, connecting individuals and companies on a more authentic level. We support over 75 million people looking to craft meaningful careers through TheMuse.com and our employer partners. Smart companies work with us to attract today’s top talent, giving candidates the information they need to find the
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Facebook is fielding so many problems, oversights, scandals and other miscellaneous ills that it wouldn’t surprise anyone to hear that its fact-checking program, undertaken last year after the network was confronted with its inaction in controlling disinformation, is falling apart. But in this case the reason you haven’t heard much about it isn’t because it’s
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This was a bad year for the smartphone. For the first time, its seemingly unstoppable growth began to slow. Things started off on a bad note in February, when Gartner recorded its first year-over-year decline since it began tracking the category. Not even the mighty Apple was immune from the trend. Last week, stocks took
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Hi — we’re Retool, a fast way of building internal tools. The idea is that internal tools all have the same building blocks, and engineers are spending a lot of time rebuilding the same stuff over and over again. We recently launched on HN (https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=17725966). We’re profitable, growing quickly, and have raised money from great
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We will be holding a small event during CES in Las Vegas and we want to see you! We’re looking to meet some cool hardware and crypto startups so the good folks at Work In Progress have opened up their space to us and 200 of you all to hold a meetup and pitch-off. The
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There was countless gadgets released in 2018. It’s the end of the year so Brian and I rounded up the best of the best and the worst of the worst.Some where great! Like the Oculus Go. Or the Google Home Hub. But some were junk like the revived Palm or Playstation Classic. CES 2019 is
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The Consumer Electronics Show, like Burning Man, is a massive event in the middle of the desert. Also like Burning Man it is populated by some of the greatest minds in technology. But, unlike Burning Man, these people are all dressed and only a few of them are on hard psychotropic drugs. Also CES is
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WhatsApp chat groups are being used to spread illegal child pornography, cloaked by the app’s end-to-end encryption. Without the necessary number of human moderators, the disturbing content is slipping by WhatsApp’s automated systems. A report reviewed by TechCrunch from two Israeli NGOs details how third-party apps for discovering WhatsApp groups include “Adult” sections that offer
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Mystery drone operator/s have grounded flights at the UK’s second largest airport, disrupting the travel plans of hundreds of thousands of people hoping to get away over the festive period. The BBC reports that Gatwick Airport’s runway has been shut since Wednesday night on safety grounds, after drones were spotted being flown repeatedly over the
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Autodesk announced this morning that it intends to buy construction software platform, BuildingConnected for $275 million (net of the startup’s cash on hand). It comes on the heels of the company’s PlanGrid purchase for $875 million just last month. With BuildingConnected, the company gets a network of 700,000 construction-related professionals that help real estate companies
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Gamelearn, which develops video games to deliver corporate training, has scored $5 million in Series A funding. Participating in the new financing round is previous backer Kibo Ventures, along with Oak3Capital, All Iron Ventures, UL Invest, and Inveready. The Madrid-based startup says that will use the new capital to boost the company’s production of “serious
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Naspers, the South African investment giant, is back at it again in India! Days after backing educational startup Byju’s by leading a $540 million investment, it has led a $1 billion investment in food delivery company Swiggy. The new round sees Chinese internet and Naspers ally Tencent join the party, alongside fellow new investors Hillhouse Capital
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PetaGene, the Cambridge, U.K.-based genomics data compression startup, has raised $2.1 million in further funding. Leading the round is U.S. venture firm Romulus Capital, with participation from other unnamed investors Silicon Valley and London. It brings total funding to $3.2 million. Previous investor Entrepreneur First, the company builder backed by Greylock Partners, also followed on.
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Sprout Social, a social media monitoring, marketing and analytics service with 25,000 business customers that helps these organizations manage their public profiles and interact with customers across Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google+ (soon to RIP), has raised $40.5 million in funding in order expand its business internationally and add more functionality to its
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Uber has lost another appeal against a landmark 2016 UK employment tribunal ruling that found a group of drivers to be workers, rather than self-employed, meaning they’re entitled to benefits such as holiday pay and the National Minimum Wage. The court of appeal today upheld previous decisions classifying the drivers as workers. Although the ruling
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Our distinct skillsets and shortcomings mean people and robots will join forces for the next few decades. Robots are tireless, efficient, and reliable, but in a millisecond through intuition and situational awareness, humans can make decisions machine can’t. Until workplace robots are truly autonomous and don’t require any human thinking, we’ll need software to supervise them
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Eight years after the hiker’s disappearance, still no answers…or are there?  We take a deep dive into a few possible theories. Note from Adam: On Thursday, May 3, 2018 human remains were found near the Stubbe Springs Loop Trail in Joshua Tree National Park, not far from where Bill Ewasko, the subject of this article,
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Ahti HeinlaBlockedUnblockFollowFollowing Nov 28 Hello, Robot! By Ahti Heinla, co-founder and CTO at Starship Technologies I see robots every day. I see them gliding down the sidewalks at pedestrian speed, stopping to make sure it’s safe to cross the road. Sometimes I even catch them talking with pedestrians. It’s a glimpse into the fantasies of
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Faire is using machine learning to change wholesale and help local retailers compete with Amazon and the big box stores.  Our experienced data scientists and machine learning engineers are tackling recommendations, ranking, search, and underwriting, helping local retail thrive! Job Description Fair is looking for an experienced analytics leader to oversee our analytics platform. Faire
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If you run a WordPress site you have probably contemplated already at some point whether or not you should implement the hot new Google AMP for mobile. We had the same dilemma here at Kinsta and ended up testing it for a while. In the end, we didn’t see good results and it ended up
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Small as a mouse, fast as a cheetah and available for free. NetSurf is a multi-platform web browser for RISC OS, UNIX-like platforms (including Linux), Mac OS X, and more. Whether you want to check your webmail, read the news or post to discussion forums, NetSurf is your lightweight gateway to the world wide web. Actively
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I recently discovered the awesome Wireguard VPN tunnel and I was sold. Wireguard is a simple, kernel-based, state-of-the-art VPN that also happens to be ridiculously fast and uses modern cryptographic principles that all other highspeed VPN solutions lack.
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The Muse is the most trusted and beloved career platform, connecting individuals and companies on a more authentic level. We support over 75 million people looking to craft meaningful careers through TheMuse.com and our employer partners. Smart companies work with us to attract today’s top talent, giving candidates the information they need to find the
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Use these Javascript features to make your code more readable Indrek LasnBlockedUnblockFollowFollowing Dec 15 Photo by Fabian Grohs on Unsplash Without further ado, here are some everyday “tricks” to make your Javascript code much more readable. Destructuring Take this (intentionally) deeply nested object. Reading the age of a mammal would lead us to a very verbose and
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Image: Pexels If you’re a Santa fan, Google is offering kids (and adults) a fun opportunity this year to call the big guy at his home in the North Pole. To start the call, just say “Hey Google, Call Santa” to your Google Home device or Google Assistant on your phone. When you do, you’ll
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Zamenhof Day (also known as Esperanto Day) is the birthday of the creator of the constructed language Esperanto, Ludwik Łazarz Zamenhof. It’s widely celebrated as the Day of Esperanto by many Esperantists across the world. I even have a t-shirt for the occasion, and you know I’m serious when I have a t-shirt. Yes! There’s
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I recently saw an article suggesting that Go may get unicode identifiers in 2.0 (original proposal/discussion on GitHub). Now, I don’t use golang, but another language I do know and love already supports this. The news and discussion reminded me of some things I’ve read and thought about with regards to Swift, so I’m putting
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NEWS 12 December 2018 Gene targeted for its role in HIV is linked to increased severity of other infectious diseases — and has implications for learning in mice. David Cyranoski Search for this author in: He Jiankui speaks about his claim to have helped make the first genome-edited babies.Credit: S. C. Leung/SOPA Images via Zuma
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Moveworks.ai | Mountain View | Full-time | Onsite | https://www.moveworks.ai Moveworks is a well-funded Enterprise AI SaaS company in Mountain View (we’re soon to open an SF office too), founded by Google, Facebook, Stanford, and Tsinghua alumni. We are an engineering-driven company that’s changing the paradigm of IT support through our cutting-edge platform with machine
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Open source confronts its midlife crisis Midlife is tough: the idealism of youth has faded, as has inevitably some of its fitness and vigor. At the same time, the responsibilities of adulthood have grown: the kids that were such a fresh adventure when they were infants and toddlers are now grappling with their own transition
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SEEKING WORK – US, Remote – Available Q1 2019 – Hourly or milestone-bid engagements Backend developer specializing in three areas: 1) Early product R&D and implementation – Given requirements, provide guidance on scope and design – Develop initial mockup, MVP, or product 2) Focused short-term problem solving – Drop into an ongoing project to work
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There are lots of arguments for the respective benefits to freelancing versus full-time employment. It still seems like there are more freelancers every year, and fewer people get to choose. And in any case, one of the notable downsides of freelancing is the marked lack of stability. There are warning signs that freelancing way of
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White chocolate peppermint inside, milk chocolate outside. Dusted with crushed candy canes.Photo: Beth Skwarecki I was making peppermint bark last weekend, a treat this very website has described as “incredibly easy,” and I fucked it up. I had poured a layer of perfectly-tempered dark chocolate onto a parchment-coated sheet pan, and then I mixed peppermint
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Best of LifehackerWhether we’ve made a complicated recipe absurdly simple, illustrated how to survive a natural disaster, or explained a political crisis in terms even your great-grandma would understand, these are some of our favorite stories from the past year.   We cover a lot of apps at Lifehacker, and always feels like we’re behind—that’s how
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Lately, many people have wondered why some iOS apps were so huge. I asked myself this question and analyzed the Facebook application for iOS v. 66.0 in 2016 and v. 87.0 in 2017. In this article, I dissect the Nest app (5.30.5) for iOS released on 29.11.2018. There has been quite some speculations about this
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SEEKING WORK – Remote OK Skills: Digital product designer (UI/UX) I’m Sven, a freelance UI/UX designer based in Brussels, Belgium. I primarily work with early-stage start-ups in the US. I’ve assisted Techstars companies with their initial product designs, as well as support design teams while building their products. My background is in product management, hence
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My journey into Big Data began in May 2018. I’ve been a Software Engineer for over a decade, being both hands on and leading the development of some of Sky Betting & Gaming’s biggest products and the services that underpin them. During this time I’ve learned a lot about how to build and operate applications
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Oweynagat cave is a place of both birth and death. An unimposing gash in the ancient misty hills of north-western Ireland, it is said to be the entrance to the underworld where fairies and demons lure mortals to their doom, and the sacred birthplace of a warrior queen. For thousands of years, the Irish have
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Today, we’re incredibly excited to announce that our application for a European banking licence has been approved by the European Central Bank. As you can imagine, this is a pretty huge milestone for us. This licence will help us towards our goal to build an account where you can manage every aspect of your financial
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