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Nvidia's new Turing architecture is all about real-time ray tracing and AI

NVIDIA'S NEW TURING ARCHITECTURE IS ALL ABOUT REAL-TIME RAY TRACING AND AI

In recent days, word about Nvidia's new Turing architecture started leaking out of the Santa Clara-based company's headquarters. So...

Rapper Azealia Banks' claims to have the inside track on Elon Musk's Tesla take-private drama

RAPPER AZEALIA BANKS' CLAIMS TO HAVE THE INSIDE TRACK ON ELON MUSK'S TESLA TAKE-PRIVATE DRAMA

If Azealia Banks' Instagram account is to believed , Elon Musk's tweets about Tesla's take-private deal can be chalked up to some good...

 
 
 
Airbnb shows off new collaboration features that let co-travelers plan trips together

AIRBNB SHOWS OFF NEW COLLABORATION FEATURES THAT LET CO-TRAVELERS PLAN TRIPS TOGETHER

In recent years, Airbnb has been working to expand its business beyond accommodations, by becoming a more robust travel companion with...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9: an AR Emojireview

SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9: AN AR EMOJIREVIEW

Hi, I wrote a 3K word review of the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9. But you're busy and it's the weekend. I get it. For the sake of saving...

 
 
 
Facebook is the recruiting tool of choice for far-right group the Proud Boys

FACEBOOK IS THE RECRUITING TOOL OF CHOICE FOR FAR-RIGHT GROUP THE PROUD BOYS

Twitter may have suspended the Proud Boys and their controversial leader Gavin McInnes, but it was never their platform of choice. The...

Offering a white labeled lending service in emerging markets, Mines raises $13 million

OFFERING A WHITE LABELED LENDING SERVICE IN EMERGING MARKETS, MINES RAISES $13 MILLION

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa . More posts by this...

 
 
 
Wonderschool raises $20M to help people start in-home preschools

WONDERSCHOOL RAISES $20M TO HELP PEOPLE START IN-HOME PRESCHOOLS

Educators already don't get paid enough, and those that work in preschools or daycares often make 48% less. Meanwhile, parents struggle...

Discord is launching a game store

DISCORD IS LAUNCHING A GAME STORE

Just a few weeks back, Valve moved into Discord's turf a bit with a dramatic overhaul of Steam's chat system . Today, Discord is returning...

 
 
 
Sony's 10″ Digital Paper Tablet is an ultra-light reading companion that needs to do more

SONY'S 10″ DIGITAL PAPER TABLET IS AN ULTRA-LIGHT READING COMPANION THAT NEEDS TO DO MORE

Last year I had a good time comparing Sony's DPT-RP1 with the home-grown reMarkable. They both had their strengths and weaknesses,...

Some Infowars tweets vanished today, but Twitter didn't remove them

SOME INFOWARS TWEETS VANISHED TODAY, BUT TWITTER DIDN'T REMOVE THEM

A handful of tweets and videos that appear to have been cited in the choice to remove Alex Jones from Facebook and YouTube vanished...

 
 
 
With no white knight in sight, Tesla shares plummet from Musk's tweet-related highs

WITH NO WHITE KNIGHT IN SIGHT, TESLA SHARES PLUMMET FROM MUSK'S TWEET-RELATED HIGHS

Investors definitely aren't stoked by the deafening silence coming from Tesla after its chief executive announced in a tweet that he...

Snapchat shrinks by 3M users to 188M despite Q2 earnings beat

SNAPCHAT SHRINKS BY 3M USERS TO 188M DESPITE Q2 EARNINGS BEAT

The Stories War has officially killed Snapchat's growth. In Q2 2018 earnings today , Snapchat's user count shrank 1.5 pecent percent...

 
 
 
Net neutrality activists, not hackers, crashed the FCC's comment system

NET NEUTRALITY ACTIVISTS, NOT HACKERS, CRASHED THE FCC'S COMMENT SYSTEM

An unprecedented flood of citizens concerned about net neutrality is what took down the FCC's comment system last May, not a coordinated...

Facebook taps banks, but for chatbots not purchase data like Google

FACEBOOK TAPS BANKS, BUT FOR CHATBOTS NOT PURCHASE DATA LIKE GOOGLE

Backlash swelled this morning after Facebook's aspirations in financial services were blown out of proportion by a Wall Street Journal...

 
 
 
Patrick Stewart is returning to the role of Jean-Luc Picard for a new Star Trek series

PATRICK STEWART IS RETURNING TO THE ROLE OF JEAN-LUC PICARD FOR A NEW STAR TREK SERIES

Did you ever think Patrick Stewart would return to the role of Jean-Luc Picard? Neither did he. But he will! Sir Pat Stew himself just...

The greedy ways Apple got to $1 trillion

THE GREEDY WAYS APPLE GOT TO $1 TRILLION

For being the richest company ever with $243 billion in cash, Apple sure cuts corners in the stingiest ways. The hardware giant became...

 
 
 
Facebook Dating will be a feature, not an app. Here's a peek

FACEBOOK DATING WILL BE A FEATURE, NOT AN APP. HERE'S A PEEK

Facebook Dating doesn't plan to launch a standalone dating app, which should temper expectations about how deeply it's diving into...

NASA names first astronauts for the inaugural commercial flights to the ISS

NASA NAMES FIRST ASTRONAUTS FOR THE INAUGURAL COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS TO THE ISS

NASA has announced the names of the first astronauts who'll fly to the International Space Station on American-made, commercial spacecraft. The...

 
 
 
Chinese tech stocks tumble from more than just trade tensions

CHINESE TECH STOCKS TUMBLE FROM MORE THAN JUST TRADE TENSIONS

Editor's note: This post originally appeared on TechNode , an editorial partner of TechCrunch based in China. Reports of trade tensions...

Naked Labs raises $14M Series A led by Founders Fund for its 3D body scanning mirror

NAKED LABS RAISES $14M SERIES A LED BY FOUNDERS FUND FOR ITS 3D BODY SCANNING MIRROR

When it comes to measuring your fitness progress, there's only so much your weight scale can tell you, actually there's only one thing...