There are a number of key differences between Apple’s AirPower and lookalike knockoff, AirUnleashed. The most pertinent one, however, is that one of the two is actually available for purchase. Apple gave up the AirPower ghost back in March, after having gone silent on the product for some time, citing an inability to “achieve [its] […]
Posted on: 18 June 2019 | 5:04 pm
Take away my toolbox and ask me to be a carpenter. This is what Google and Apple are asking of Iran’s budding entrepreneurship sector by barring access to essential platforms and software.
Posted on: 18 June 2019 | 5:00 pm
Few companies have changed the way developers work as profoundly as Atlassian. Its tools like Jira and Confluence are ubiquitous, and over the course of the last few years, the company has started to adapt many of them for wider enterprise usage outside of developer teams. To talk about Atlassian’s story from being a small […]
Posted on: 18 June 2019 | 4:39 pm
How best to untangle the Gordian knot that is navigating your own healthcare? It’s a tricky question, and one that seems to have become only more complicated as technology improves, in many regards — systems don’t necessarily speak to one another, and it’s still hard for an ordinary patient without specialist knowledge to make sense […]
Posted on: 18 June 2019 | 4:35 pm
IOActive may not be a household name but you almost certainly know its work. The Seattle-headquartered company has been behind some of the most breathtaking hacks in the past decade. Its researchers have broken into in-flight airplanes from the ground and reverse engineered an ATM to spit out gobs of cash. One of the company’s […]
Posted on: 18 June 2019 | 4:26 pm
Probably Genetic hopes to provide families of children on the autism spectrum with more complete diagnoses.
Posted on: 18 June 2019 | 4:22 pm
Tesla might not engage in traditional advertising. That doesn’t mean the automaker isn’t keen on getting new customers and retaining the ones it already has. Most of Tesla’s methods have focused on leveraging its existing customer base to attract new buyers. And that strategy has continued. This time, the company is turning its showrooms into […]
Posted on: 18 June 2019 | 4:19 pm
The VidAngel story seemingly ended in late 2017 when it declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy. But the bad news wasn’t over for the streaming service, which promised to edit all of the dirty bits out of other people’s films. This week a federal jury in California ordered the Provo, Utah-based startup to pay $62.4 million to […]
Posted on: 18 June 2019 | 2:53 pm
Makeup tutorials and reviews are some of the most popular content on YouTube, as they help people learn about new products as well as how to apply them. YouTube is now kicking that experience up a notch with the introduction of a new AR feature for virtual makeup try-on right from the YouTube app. Called […]
Posted on: 18 June 2019 | 2:41 pm
"This conclusion was neither a rash nor a recent decision," Hockey explains.
Posted on: 18 June 2019 | 2:28 pm
Cruise is sharing a software platform with roboticists that was initially created to give its own engineers a better understanding of the petabytes of data generated every month from its fleet of autonomous vehicles. The platform is a data visualization tool called Webviz, a web-based application aimed at anyone working in robotics, a field that […]
Posted on: 18 June 2019 | 2:28 pm
Startup SafeAI, powered by a founding talent team with experience across Apple, Ford and Caterpillar, is emerging from stealth today with a $5 million funding announcement. The company’s focus is on autonomous vehicle technology, designed and built specifically for heavy equipment used in the mining and construction industries. Out the gate, SafeAI is working with […]
Posted on: 18 June 2019 | 2:27 pm
Two House lawmakers are pushing an amendment that would effectively defund a massive data collection program run by the National Security Agency unless the government promises to not intentionally collect data of Americans. The bipartisan amendment — just 15 lines in length — would compel the government to not knowingly collect communications — like emails, […]
Posted on: 18 June 2019 | 2:17 pm
Google today launched a new Chrome extension that allows you to flag suspicious sites for inclusion in the company’s Safe Browsing index, which is used by Chrome and a number of third-party browsers. In addition, Google is also launching a new warning in Chrome that puts up a roadblock before you visit a site that […]
Posted on: 18 June 2019 | 2:12 pm
The housing crisis in the Bay Area, particularly in San Francisco, is a complex and controversial topic with no one-size-fits-all solution — but a check for a billion dollars is about as close as you're going to get, and Google has just announced it's writing one.
Posted on: 18 June 2019 | 1:22 pm