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Facebook acquires a German computer vision startup

Facebook's latest startup acquisition is German computer vision company Fayteq, a company that develops plugins for editing applications like Adobe After Effects that let you add or remove objects from existing video. After the purchase.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetAug 11th, 2017

Xbox One X "Project Scorpio Edition" could be on the way

Just like the Xbox One before it, Microsoft looks to be readying a special version of its next-gen gaming machine. Microsoft might be readying a special Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition, if leaks on two German retail websites are to be believ.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 15 min. ago

bxblue wants to move payroll-secured loans online in Brazil

 Payroll-secured loans are a $40 billion a year business in Brazil, but that business largely happens offline. A startup in Y Combinator called bxblue wants to change that, by creating a marketplace for borrowers to evaluate multiple loan opti.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 31 min. ago

Michigan"s Fox Motors acquires Ann Arbor Automotive

Michigan's Fox Motors Group acquired Ann Arbor Automotive Inc. of Ann Arbor, Mich., and its Acura, Hyundai and Nissan dealerships......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News2 hr. 31 min. ago

Yes, Microsoft Office still matters — and here are all the skills you need

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. You've probably had Microsoft Office on just about every computer you've ever owned. And so, you might think you know all there is to know. Except.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 14 min. ago

Xbox One X may be seeing a Day One special edition branded with the Project Scorpio logo

At least one German retailer has posted a listing for a special edition Xbox One X. The German online store MediaMarkt has a page up under its Xbox One consoles category titled “MICROSOFT Xbox One X (1TB) Project Scorpio Edition.” It even.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News3 hr. 22 min. ago

Facebook opens up its Craigslist-like section to retailers

Facebook is trying to figure out what people want from Marketplace, so it's going to add a bunch of new products from real vendors in order to suss that out. "We'll kind of look and see what's popular, what people want to enga.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News3 hr. 22 min. ago

U.S. prosecutors recommend 3 years in prison for VW engineer Liang

Federal prosecutors recommended a three-year prison sentence for Volkswagen engineer James Liang for his role in widespread diesel emissions violations that have cost the German automaker as much as $25 billion......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 7 min. ago

Rapportive founder’s new startup Superhuman is what Gmail would be if built today

 Reinventing the email experience is an area numerous startups have tried to tackle over the years, with some apps focused more on triage, others on making a better desktop alternative to Outlook, and still more aiming to re-envision email as a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 31 min. ago

Target won’t be adding Hampton Creek products back on its shelves

 Despite clearance from the Food and Drug Administration earlier this month, Target has decided to terminate its relationship with beleaguered food startup Hampton Creek. Target pulled all 20 Hampton Creek products from its shelves two months ag.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 31 min. ago

What Major Tech Firms Are Doing To Quash Hate Groups

Major companies such as Google, Facebook and PayPal are banishing a growing cadre of extremist groups and individuals in the wake of the deadly clash at a white-nationalist rally last weekend in Virginia. Civil rights advocates welcomed the moves, bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News5 hr. 15 min. ago

Box Adds Google Cloud Vision for Image Recognition, More News

Box moved a little deeper into the digital asset management space this week with the announcement that it's adding Google Images search technology to its platform via the Google Cloud Vision API. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News5 hr. 15 min. ago

Microsoft could release an Xbox One X ‘Project Scorpio’ edition

Microsoft used "Project Scorpio" as the code name for the Xbox One X, its powerful new gaming console set to release on November 7th. According to a couple of leaks on German website Xbox Dynasty, the company will celebrate the launch with a.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News5 hr. 42 min. ago

Mark Zuckerberg is taking two months off to spend time with his second daughter

Mark Zuckerberg runs one of the most valuable companies in the world. But he's not letting them stop him from spending time with his children. The CEO of Facebook is taking two months of paternity leave when his second daughter is born, Zuckerberg an.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 15 min. ago

Google Play bans alternative social media site Gab for hate speech

Late last year, I reported on a new social network called Gab that was quickly gaining popularity. It was positioned as an alternative to the likes of Twitter and Facebook, focusing on free speech and less censorship. Now, the app has been kicked off.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News7 hr. 42 min. ago

Y Combinator-backed VIDA turns artwork into fashion, accessories and more

 VIDA, an e-commerce startup that allows artists to upload their designs to be printed on real-world materials – like fabric, leather, metal and more – which are then sold as unique products, has grown its community of artists to ove.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 42 min. ago

Remember software"s dearly departed with Product Graveyard

Vine. Sunrise. Google Reader. Over the years, we've seen many pieces of software thrown on the virtual garbage pile. The reasons behind their demise are numerous: Sometimes a startup is acquired, only to be have its indie darling absorb.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News7 hr. 42 min. ago

Boatsetter acquires Boatbound to create one giant marketplace for boats

Miami-based Boatsetter, essentially an Airbnb for boats, has acquired Seattle-based Boatbound, creating one large marketplace from which users can select a boat for a nautical adventure. The post Boatsetter acquires Boatbound to create one giant mark.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 43 min. ago

How Facebook prioritizes privacy when you die

 Should your parents be able to read your Facebook messages if you die? Facebook explained why it won’t let them in a post in its Hard Questions series today about social networking after death. Facebook admits it doesn’t have all th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 31 min. ago

Equity podcast: Uber’s board mess, the Angry Birds IPO and MongoDB files to go public

 Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s running attempt to make venture capital cool, despite the best efforts of the industry in question to fight back. Each week we try to de-obfuscate the opaque and arcane world of startup fina.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 43 min. ago

Forecasters put the total solar eclipse into a weather model and the result is amazing

The weather wizards at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have added the effects of the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse to one of their newest, highest-resolution computer models. The result is a gorgeously detailed view of how th.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 31 min. ago