Alphabet-owned has taken some pretty safe choices in the IoT space, building products that rely on a their Internet connectedness to function. Their most recognizable product, the Nest Learning Thermostat hasn’t gotten a cosmetic upgrade since it was released nearly six years ago, though it has received some...
Joanna GlasnerContributor is a reporter for .More posts by this contributor:You don’t need a fancy university degree to launch a startup and secure venture capital. But looking at the data on who gets funded, alumni affiliation sure seems to be a big contributing factor.For this back-to-school series, Crunchbase is...
Uber is launching its in-app tipping feature for drivers in the U.K. Starting tomorrow, Uber passengers will be able to tip their driver using the app for rides and/or food via UberEATS. Back in June, .“While drivers have told us they love the freedom of being their own boss, we’ve...
Tesla has a new way to demonstrate the possibilities of its home solar products to potential customers – using a ‘tiny house’ on wheels, which it can tow on a rolling tour with a Tesla Model X. The Tesla Tiny House made its official debut in Australia (via ),...
Rovio, the Finnish company behind Angry Birds, is planning to go public “as early as next month,” .Citing sources, Bloomberg reports the IPO could value Rovio at $2 billion and that the company could raise about $400 million from a local market listing. Though, it seems that a final...
Google’s , which has allowed developers to use Google’s services to transcribe spoken words into text since its launch in 2016, is getting a major update today.The most interesting of these is probably the addition of support for on top of the 89 languages the service already understood...
Will GreeneContributorWill Greene runs , a consultancy that supports science and tech innovation in Asia. The first time Huong Tran pitched a group of Vietnamese investors on Epomi, a beauty retail startup she founded in 2014, she was shocked by their reaction.“They told me that women are too emotional...
is coming to .The writer/producer whose television empire spans from to a is joining the Netflix stable of exclusive content.It’s a blow to Rhimes’ longtime distributors at ABC, whose parent company Disney announced earlier this week that they’d be pulling their titles from Netflix’s streaming service.The multi-year...
White supremacist site the Daily Stormer needs to find another domain provider after getting the boot from . In a tweet, the company said “We informed The Daily Stormer that they have 24 hours to move the domain to another provider, as they have violated our terms of service.”We...
As the caused by pro-nazi and white supremacist rallies that took place in Charlottesville, Va., Twitter users have been mobilizing to identify the participants in the weekend’s events.Since early Sunday morning, the @YesYoureRacist account has been calling on Twitter users to identify participants in the rally.If you recognize any...