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Apple offers to fix ‘sticky' MacBook keyboards and refund prior repairs

APPLE OFFERS TO FIX ‘STICKY' MACBOOK KEYBOARDS AND REFUND PRIOR REPAIRS

Following numerous complaints and class action lawsuits, Apple belatedly announced today a “keyboard service program for MacBook and...

CES Asia 2018: Technology trends from China and beyond

CES ASIA 2018: TECHNOLOGY TRENDS FROM CHINA AND BEYOND

ANALYSIS: The annual CES trade show in Las Vegas has been wooing technology fans for more than five decades, but since 2015, CES has...

 
 
 
YouTube to let creators monetize through channel memberships, merchandise, and premieres

YOUTUBE TO LET CREATORS MONETIZE THROUGH CHANNEL MEMBERSHIPS, MERCHANDISE, AND PREMIERES

YouTube announced a handful of new monetization and engagement features for creators today. Speaking at the VidCon 2018 online video...

PayPal to acquire machine learning-powered fraud detection startup Simility for $120 million

PAYPAL TO ACQUIRE MACHINE LEARNING-POWERED FRAUD DETECTION STARTUP SIMILITY FOR $120 MILLION

PayPal has acquired its second startup in as many days, as the payments giant announced today that it was snapping up machine learning-powered...

 
 
 
Apptopia: iOS games peak quickly, and top 50 take 76% of revenues

APPTOPIA: IOS GAMES PEAK QUICKLY, AND TOP 50 TAKE 76% OF REVENUES

Despite Apple's annual WWDC announcements of massive payouts to iOS app developers, it's well known at this point that it's hard for...

 
 
 
NGINX raises $43 million to help enterprise customers transition to microservices

NGINX RAISES $43 MILLION TO HELP ENTERPRISE CUSTOMERS TRANSITION TO MICROSERVICES

NGINX announced today that it has raised $43 million in venture capital as the company rides the surging wave of interest in cloud-based...

Silexica raises $18 million to accelerate development of software tools for autonomous vehicles

SILEXICA RAISES $18 MILLION TO ACCELERATE DEVELOPMENT OF SOFTWARE TOOLS FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

Silexica, announced today that it has raised $18 million in venture capital that it will use to further develop its suite of software...

 
 
 
Hired raises $30 million to power its recruitment marketplace with data and machine learning

HIRED RAISES $30 MILLION TO POWER ITS RECRUITMENT MARKETPLACE WITH DATA AND MACHINE LEARNING

Hired, a recruitment marketplace that connects companies with technology talent, has announced a $30 million series D round of funding...

Calm raises $27 million at $250 million valuation to grow its meditation app globally

CALM RAISES $27 MILLION AT $250 MILLION VALUATION TO GROW ITS MEDITATION APP GLOBALLY

Meditation startup Calm has raised $27 million in a series A round of funding led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from...

 
 
 
Blinkist raises $18.8 million to grow its abridged ebook subscription service

BLINKIST RAISES $18.8 MILLION TO GROW ITS ABRIDGED EBOOK SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE

Blinkist, a German startup that creates abridged versions of popular nonfiction books, has raised $18.8 million in a series C round...

Techstars Continues European Expansion with New Mentorship-driven Accelerator Program in Munich

TECHSTARS CONTINUES EUROPEAN EXPANSION WITH NEW MENTORSHIP-DRIVEN ACCELERATOR PROGRAM IN MUNICH

Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, today announced a new partnership with BSH, one of the leading home...

 
 
 
When Do Huda Beauty Easy Bake Setting Powders Drop? Get Ready For A Perfectly Baked Face Soon

WHEN DO HUDA BEAUTY EASY BAKE SETTING POWDERS DROP? GET READY FOR A PERFECTLY BAKED FACE SOON

Another day, another beauty launch. This time, the exciting new product comes from entrepreneur Huda Kuttan's beauty line, Huda Beauty....

Israel now boasts 166 cybersecurity startups, including 16 that raised more than $50 million

ISRAEL NOW BOASTS 166 CYBERSECURITY STARTUPS, INCLUDING 16 THAT RAISED MORE THAN $50 MILLION

A new map of the Israeli cybersecurity ecosystem is just the latest confirmation that the region has become a dominant player in this...

 
 
 
Amazon expands Alexa Skills Kit and Voice Service to Spain and Italy ahead of Echo launch

AMAZON EXPANDS ALEXA SKILLS KIT AND VOICE SERVICE TO SPAIN AND ITALY AHEAD OF ECHO LAUNCH

Amazon has announced that Alexa will soon be conversant in two additional languages, as the company finally opens the Alexa Skills...

Amazon launches Alexa for Hospitality to bring voice-enabled services to hotel guests

AMAZON LAUNCHES ALEXA FOR HOSPITALITY TO BRING VOICE-ENABLED SERVICES TO HOTEL GUESTS

Amazon has announced a new program designed to help hotels deploy Alexa's voice-enabled smarts across their properties. Though Amazon's...

 
 
 
Boston's ezCater raises $100 million to take its corporate catering platform international

BOSTON'S EZCATER RAISES $100 MILLION TO TAKE ITS CORPORATE CATERING PLATFORM INTERNATIONAL

From a modest start more than a decade ago, ezCater has taken a deceptively simple concept and turned it into a booming business that...

Google to invest $550 million in Chinese ecommerce giant JD

GOOGLE TO INVEST $550 MILLION IN CHINESE ECOMMERCE GIANT JD

Google will invest $550 million in Chinese ecommerce powerhouse JD.com, part of the U.S. internet giant's efforts to expand its presence...

 
 
 
Musk company to build Chicago-to-O'Hare express transport

MUSK COMPANY TO BUILD CHICAGO-TO-O'HARE EXPRESS TRANSPORT

CHICAGO - Entrepreneur Elon Musk said Thursday a high-speed transportation system that will whisk people between downtown Chicago and...

After Departing CyPhy, Helen Greiner to Help U.S. Army in Robotics

AFTER DEPARTING CYPHY, HELEN GREINER TO HELP U.S. ARMY IN ROBOTICS

Helen Greiner, the robotics expert and entrepreneur who co-founded iRobot, quietly left her most recent startup, the drone venture...