Hyperlooping Miss Daisy

Hyperlooping Miss Daisy

  With all the talk about driverless, autonomous cars, Uber as a disrupter and Space Flights for the everyman how about going from San Francisco to LA in a Tube at 760 miles per hour. How about that Miss Daisy? Well its true. Hyperloop Technologies on Wednesday successfully tested the propulsion piece of their People […]

​Nvidia goes all in on AI

​Nvidia goes all in on AI

The idea of using GPUs for more than just fun and games is nothing new. It started with niche high-performance computing applications such as seismic data processing for oil and gas, fluid dynamics simulations and options pricing. But now Nvidia thinks it has found its killer app in the form of deep learning. “I think […]

Amazon brings same-day delivery to nearly a dozen more U.S. metros

Amazon’s same-day delivery service is today seeing a notable expansion here in the U.S. The online retailer announced this morning that same-day delivery, which is available to members of its $99 annual Prime membership program, is now live in 11 more metropolitan areas and is rolling out to more neighborhoods in the markets where it […]

Twitter signs deal with NFL to live stream Thursday Night Football

In a flurry of news this morning, it would appear that Twitter has won a deal with the NFL that gives the social network the right to stream Thursday Night Football live on the platform. Beyond the live stream of the game, the partnership will also include pre-game Periscope broadcasts from players and teams, as […]

iPhone 6S, 6S Plus vulnerable to new lock screen bypass flaw

iPhone 6S, 6S Plus vulnerable to new lock screen bypass flaw

(Image: CNET/CBS Interactive) A security flaw in Apple’s newest iPhones lets anyone bypass the phone’s passcode and access personal information. The bug, posted on the Full Disclosure mailing list, is limited to the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, which land with the new 3D Touch feature, and is present on iOS 9.2 and later — […]

Fileship.io Forces Your Clients to Pay Before They Get Their Images

Fileship.io Forces Your Clients to Pay Before They Get Their Images

Huawei is making a lot of noise and some big claims about the dual cameras in their new, Leica co-engineered Huawei P9 smartphone. But will the phone live up to the hype out in the real world, in real photographers’ hands? EyeEm teamed up with Huawei to find out. Photographer, digital artist, and Photoshop master […]

Amazon takes on PayPal and others with launch of Amazon Payments partner program

Amazon takes on PayPal and others with launch of Amazon Payments partner program

Amazon announced this morning a plan to spread adoption of its payments service, Amazon Payments, to more third-party websites. With the launch of its Amazon Payments Global Partner Program, the retailer will help e-commerce platform providers and other developers integrate with Amazon Payments so their own merchants can offer the option to “Pay with Amazon” at […]

Why Facebook failed with Free Basics

Why Facebook failed with Free Basics

Land grab! Net neutrality! Imperialism! There was a lot of justified outrage (and perhaps delight) when Mark Zuckerberg’s dream of bringing the Internet to rural Indians came crashing down recently, fueled by the 11 million people who contacted the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India in protest and 457 companies and more than 800 startups that signed letters vehemently opposing […]

Google Calendar’s Reminders feature is now on the web

Google Calendar’s Reminders feature is now on the web

Way back in December, Google added a to-do function called Reminders to the Google Calendar iOS and Android apps. Now, at long last, it is available for the web. Reminders basically amp up Google Calendar’s to-do list, so you can not only create tasks in your Gmail inbox, Google Keep, or calendar, but see a […]

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