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Crunch Report | Jeff Bezos Sells $1B in Amazon Stock Annually to Fund Blue Origin

The Kriesel high-performance electric converted Porsche, Jeff Bezos sells $1 billion in stock annually to fund Blue Origin, Hyperloop One completes Vegas test track and 23andMe can now let you know if you have the genes for Parkinson’s. All thi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchApr 7th, 2017

AUO, Innolux TV panel shipments to remain steady in 2H17, says report

Shipments of TV panels by AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux will remain steady in the second half of 2017 thanks to demand from China-based TV vendors, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 36 min. ago

Walmart, like Amazon, considers a floating warehouse for drone delivery

Sounding no less wacky than when it was suggested by Amazon, rival Walmart is considering building a giant floating warehouse from which its drones can make deliveries to customers. The post Walmart, like Amazon, considers a floating warehouse for dr.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 8 min. ago

Geoff Lewis has left Founders Fund to start his own fund

 Geoff Lewis has left Founders Fund, where he was partner, and is starting a venture fund of his own. This means he’ll no longer be working with Peter Thiel, directly anyway. Founders Fund will be one of his LPs. The news was first reporte.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 28 min. ago

iPhone 8"s 3D Face Scanner Will Work In "Millionths of a Second"

According to a report by the Korea Herald, Apple's upcoming iPhone 8 will ditch the fingerprint identification in favor of 3D face recognition, which will work "in the millionths of a second." PhoneArena reports: The Samsung Galaxy series were among.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 8 min. ago

Crunch Report | Google Pays Apple Lots of $$$ for Search

Google pays Apple lots of money for search, Uber’s next CEO could possibly be Jeff Immelt, Volkswagen electric Microbus is going on sale in 2022 and the Tesla Model X beat a Lambo in a drag race. All this on Crunch Report. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 44 min. ago

Google might take on Amazon with its own version of the Echo Dot

Google might be gearing up to launch a new "mini" version of its Google Home. The company is working on a new, smaller version of its Google Home speaker that will launch later this year, alongside two new Pixel phones and a new Pixel-branded Chromeb.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 0 min. ago

Blue Apron hit with multiple class action lawsuits

 Blue Apron just can’t catch a break. The cooking kit company has seen its share price nearly cut in half since its late June IPO and now it could be in legal trouble, too. Now law firms are coming after the company with proposed class-act.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 35 min. ago

DJI Spark Owners Must Update Firmware By September, Or Their Machines Will Be Bricked

garymortimer shares a report from sUAS News: News has arrived of a mandatory firmware update from DJI. Owners of DJI's latest and smallest quadcopter must update their firmware by September the 1st or their machines will automatically ground themselv.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 52 min. ago

Facebook could lose younger teens for the first time ever

Bad news for Facebook: American teens aren't interested anymore.  A new report from eMarketer released Monday predicted Facebook usage by 12-to-17-year-olds will decline this year — the first time it’s estimated a drop in Facebook us.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 28 min. ago

Third Party Trackers On Web Shops Can Identify Users Behind Bitcoin Transactions

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Help Net Security: More and more shopping websites accept cryptocurrencies as a method of payment, but users should be aware that these transactions can be used to deanonymize them -- even if they are using bl.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 28 min. ago

Wal-Mart takes a cue from Amazon and applies for its own drone-deploying blimp patent

 Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is taking on Amazon in what appears to be a copycat move — by applying for a drone-deploying blimp patent. You may recall Amazon filed a patent for a flying warehouse that will send drones to your door about a year ag.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 52 min. ago

Amazon Alexa devices drop the price massively in time for school

Amazon Echo and Alexa-enabled devices are at insanely low prices right now Amazon put it’s smart-assistant Alexa into the spotlight after some high-profile Super Bowl commercials, but the high price of Echo devices have made them difficu.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News11 hr. 0 min. ago

Energy Firm Slapped With $65,000 Fine For Making 1.5 Million Nuisance Calls

A UK firm offering people energy-saving solutions has been fined after making almost 1.5 million unsolicited calls without checking if the numbers were registered on the UK's opt-out database. From a report: Southampton-based Home Logic used a dialle.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 0 min. ago

Blue Apron hit with class action lawsuit from shareholders

 Blue Apron just can’t catch a break. The cooking kit company has seen its share price nearly cut in half since its late June IPO and now it could be in legal trouble, too. Now law firms are coming after the company with proposed class-act.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 8 min. ago

The iPhone 8 could recognize your face in "millionths of a second"

The iPhone 8 is expected to launch in September and will likely be packed with a bunch of new hardware including facial recognition technology. Now, a new report from the Korean Herald claims that the facial recognition technology used in the device.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 hr. 19 min. ago

The 10 lessons "Game of Thrones" just taught us about how White Walkers work

White Walkers, wights, and the blue-eyed beasts who bear them — we probably learned more about these mysterious undead creatures in Sunday night's episode of Game of Thrones than the rest of the series combined. We've been piecing together the.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 hr. 51 min. ago

Microsoft Outlines the Upgrade Procedures For Xbox One X

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The easiest way to get all your games to the new system, as outlined by Microsoft Vice President Mike Ybarra, will be to just put them on an external USB hard drive and then plug that drive into.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 52 min. ago

Meeting and Hotel Booking Provider"s Data Found in Public Amazon S3 Bucket

Leaks of personal and business information from unsecured Amazon S3 buckets are piling up. From a report: The latest belongs to Groupize, a Boston-area business that sells tools to manage small group meetings as well as a booking engine that handles.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 36 min. ago

The 5 best soundbar deals available on Amazon right now

Once you've read up on how to shop for a soundbar, you can begin exploring the many options available. To help you get started, we've rounded up the best soundbar deals on the best brands that are available right now.  The post The 5 best soundbar d.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 0 min. ago

Millennials are not the most loyal when it comes to apps, Nielsen finds

Per Nielsen's latest volume of its Millennials on Millennials report, it would appear that millennials are not exactly the most loyal of customers, and this trend applies even in the realm of digital services.  The post Millennials are not the most.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 0 min. ago