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These are Samsung's new Galaxy Buds

THESE ARE SAMSUNG'S NEW GALAXY BUDS

After a seemingly endless stream of leaks over the past few weeks, there was essentially zero doubt that Samsung was announcing - amongst...

Watch out Facebook, Google Maps on iOS now lets users track their favorite businesses, too

WATCH OUT FACEBOOK, GOOGLE MAPS ON IOS NOW LETS USERS TRACK THEIR FAVORITE BUSINESSES, TOO

Google Maps for iOS will now allow users to follow their favorite businesses right in the app, the company announced today. The feature,...

 
 
 
Facebook adds new background location privacy controls to its Android app

FACEBOOK ADDS NEW BACKGROUND LOCATION PRIVACY CONTROLS TO ITS ANDROID APP

Facebook is updating its privacy settings on Android to make it easier for users to control what location data is sent to and stored...

SeaBubbles shows off its ‘flying' all-electric boat in Miami

SEABUBBLES SHOWS OFF ITS ‘FLYING' ALL-ELECTRIC BOAT IN MIAMI

We were promised flying cars but, as it turns out, flying boats were easier to build. SeaBubbles , a “flying” boat startup that uses...

 
 
 
ChargedUp picks up £1.2M seed to grow its mobile charging network across UK

CHARGEDUP PICKS UP £1.2M SEED TO GROW ITS MOBILE CHARGING NETWORK ACROSS UK

ChargedUp , a U.K. startup that offers a mobile charging network that takes inspiration from bike-sharing, has closed £1.2 million...

Did New York lose anything with Amazon's rejection? It's complicated

DID NEW YORK LOSE ANYTHING WITH AMAZON'S REJECTION? IT'S COMPLICATED

Now that Amazon has said that it's taking its ball and going home rather than deal with mean, pushy New Yorkers, outside observers...

 
 
 
AWS announces new bare metal instances for companies who want more cloud control

AWS ANNOUNCES NEW BARE METAL INSTANCES FOR COMPANIES WHO WANT MORE CLOUD CONTROL

When you think about Infrastructure as a Service , you typically pay for a virtual machine that resides in a multi-tenant environment....

Nintendo is releasing a free battle royale version of Tetris

NINTENDO IS RELEASING A FREE BATTLE ROYALE VERSION OF TETRIS

It came right in the middle of the Nintendo Direct announcement this afternoon: “99 players... but only one reigns supreme.” It could...

 
 
 
Fiverr acquires ClearVoice to double down on content marketing

FIVERR ACQUIRES CLEARVOICE TO DOUBLE DOWN ON CONTENT MARKETING

Fiverr is acquiring ClearVoice , a company that helps customers like Intuit and Carfax find professionals to write promotional content...

IBM brings Watson to any cloud

IBM BRINGS WATSON TO ANY CLOUD

IBM today announced that it is freeing its Watson-branded AI services like the Watson Assistant for building conversational interfaces...

 
 
 
E-commerce startup Zilingo raises $226M to digitize Asia's fashion supply chain

E-COMMERCE STARTUP ZILINGO RAISES $226M TO DIGITIZE ASIA'S FASHION SUPPLY CHAIN

If you're looking for the next unicorn in Southeast Asia, Zilingo might just be it. The 3.5-year-old e-commerce company announced today...

Fitbit's newest fitness tracker is just for employees and health insurance members

FITBIT'S NEWEST FITNESS TRACKER IS JUST FOR EMPLOYEES AND HEALTH INSURANCE MEMBERS

Fitbit has a new fitness tracker, but it's one that you can't buy in stores. The company quietly uncorked the Inspire on Friday, releasing...

 
 
 
NASA releases the “last light” image taken by Kepler before it retired last year

NASA RELEASES THE “LAST LIGHT” IMAGE TAKEN BY KEPLER BEFORE IT RETIRED LAST YEAR

NASA Kepler space telescope's “last light” image NASA has released the final view taken by Kepler in September, shortly before the...

Weather and climate-related disasters cost the US $80 billion in 2018, but go ahead and say climate change isn't real

WEATHER AND CLIMATE-RELATED DISASTERS COST THE US $80 BILLION IN 2018, BUT GO AHEAD AND SAY CLIMATE CHANGE ISN'T REAL

Weather and climate-related disasters cost the U.S. economy $80 billion last year - and have hit the nation's bottom line to the tune...

 
 
 
Tesla has opened an Amazon store to spread its swag far and wide

TESLA HAS OPENED AN AMAZON STORE TO SPREAD ITS SWAG FAR AND WIDE

Tesla has had a brisk merch business for years now, thanks to its fervent owner base and fans, who are enthusiastic supporters of the...

Self-driving truck startup Ike raises $52 million

SELF-DRIVING TRUCK STARTUP IKE RAISES $52 MILLION

Ike, the autonomous trucking startup founded by three veterans of Apple, Google, and Uber Advanced Technologies Group's self-driving...

 
 
 
Databricks raises $250M at a $2.75B valuation for its analytics platform

DATABRICKS RAISES $250M AT A $2.75B VALUATION FOR ITS ANALYTICS PLATFORM

Databricks , the company behind the Apache Spark big data analytics engine, today announced that it has raised a $250 million Series...

Coda's programmable document editor comes out of beta, launches iOS app

CODA'S PROGRAMMABLE DOCUMENT EDITOR COMES OUT OF BETA, LAUNCHES IOS APP

Coda , which is coming out of its limited beta today, wants to reinvent how you think about documents and spreadsheets. That's about...

 
 
 
Hulu teams up with that world record Instagram egg to raise awareness of mental health

HULU TEAMS UP WITH THAT WORLD RECORD INSTAGRAM EGG TO RAISE AWARENESS OF MENTAL HEALTH

Remember that egg that became Instagram's most-liked post? It used its recently-acquired fame to shed light on mental health and the...

The Super Bowl gets voice-enabled

THE SUPER BOWL GETS VOICE-ENABLED

Amazon, Dish, Comcast and others are hoping to turn Super Bowl 2019 into a way to show off the potential for their voice technologies...