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Slack Is Said to Be in Talks to Raise $500 Million

The office messaging company is not yet profitable, but new funding could raise its valuation to $5 billion as it faces rivals like Microsoft’s Teams......»»

Category: topSource:  nytJun 15th, 2017

Amazon Adds Instant Pickup Service; Gets Slammed by Trump

With 22 physical pickup locations already situated on or near college campuses in the U.S., Amazon today said it will be adding immediately-available products for Prime Student members at five of those sites. Under the new "Instant Pickup" offering.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News3 hr. 56 min. ago

Here"s more evidence the Apple Watch 3 could launch later this year

The new Apple Watch is said to be on the brink of mass production at one of Apple's key suppliers. The Apple Watch 3 is coming into focus thanks to near-daily reports, and a new one out today says the next-gen smartwatch is nearing mass produc.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News4 hr. 56 min. ago

Oracle considers moving Java EE to an open source foundation

Oracle said it's in talks with several candidate foundations over the possible move, as well as with licensees and the community......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News5 hr. 32 min. ago

Original Tech helps banks offer better loan applications

 Americans apply for more than 250 million new financial products each year, but the majority of those applications are completed on paper or over the phone. A startup called Original Tech wants to change that by providing white-label software.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 47 min. ago

Voting machine supplier exposes 1.8 million voter records

Cybersecurity firm UpGuard has discovered that personal information from over 1.8 million Chicago residents was unintentionally exposed by voting machine supplier Election Systems & Software (ES&S). The backup files of voter data were found.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News7 hr. 7 min. ago

Early talks on Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Wars spinoff film are reportedly underway

Director Stephen Daldry is reportedly in early talks with Lucasfilm to begin production on a stand-alone Star Wars film centering on one of the franchises most beloved characters: Obi-Wan Kenobi. The post Early talks on Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Wars spino.....»»

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

Obi-Wan Kenobi Standalone Film Reportedly in the Works

A director is reportedly in early talks to direct the film that would focus on the beloved Jedi character. A standalone Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Wars film is reportedly in the works, and a possible director is supposedly in early talks for the proje.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News8 hr. 8 min. ago

Obi-Wan Kenobi will be the next "Star Wars" character to get his own spinoff

It looks like we'll finally get to see the Star Wars universe from a certain point of view. Lucasfilm is planning a standalone Star Wars movie to be centered around Obi-Wan Kenobi, with Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot) in early talks to direct.  SE.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News8 hr. 8 min. ago

BMW and Daimler may consider merging car-sharing units

German carmakers Daimler and BMW may be in talks to combine their car-sharing services Car2Go and DriveNow, the CEO of car rental company and DriveNow partner Sixt hinted......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 32 min. ago

Mozilla nears finish line for 64-bit Firefox transition

Mozilla now automatically delivers the 64-bit version of Firefox to Windows users with compatible hardware, the open-source developer said this week. (Firefox can be ">downloaded here.)"Users on 64-bit Windows who download Firefox will now get our.....»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated News8 hr. 48 min. ago

OkCupid just banned a white supremacist for life

OkCupid is the latest company to kick white supremacists off of its platform. In a tweet today, the dating service said that it found out Chris Cantwell -- the fascist featured in Vice News' Charlottesville documentary who cried in a vi.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News9 hr. 7 min. ago

Can ST Unseat NXP in iPhone NFC?

When Apple next month rolls out its new iPhones, whose NFC chip will be inside? Right now, ST is keeping mum. Most analysts remain skeptical of the possibility, although some said it’s “conceivable.”.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News9 hr. 32 min. ago

Microsoft delays Xbox One X launch title "Crackdown 3" until 2018

Microsoft on Thursday said Crackdown 3 would miss its 2017 launch date and is being pushed back until next year. Shannon Loftis, Microsoft Studios Publishing general manager, recently confirmed the news with Polygon......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 23 min. ago

When disaster strikes, this secret Verizon bunker keeps your phone working

Verizon's ultra-secure switching center in Yonkers, New York handles 300 million data connections every day. We took a tour to learn more about how the carrier has protected it against natural disasters. The post When disaster strikes, this secret Ve.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 24 min. ago

GM thwarts plaintiffs" $1 billion accord with Old GM trust fund

GM thwarted a $15 million settlement between the company's bankruptcy trust and plaintiffs that would have forced the automaker to contribute $1 billion in stock, prompting claims of a secret plot......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 47 min. ago

Ford settles racial, sexual harassment probe for $10.1 million

Ford agreed to pay $10 million to settle sexual and racial harassment allegations by workers at two Chicago plants, resolving an investigation by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 47 min. ago

Cisco taps into AI, collaboration with $125M MindMeld buy

Cisco said it would target collaboration applications first with artificial intelligence technology it will get from buying MindMeld for $125 million.The deal, announced today, is Cisco’s third in two weeks and nets the company MindMeld’s AI p.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  networkworldRelated News11 hr. 7 min. ago

Glitch: The Sleeper Coding Community Used By Facebook And Slack

“There used to be an immediacy to the web,” says Anil Dash. “It was something you made.” Remember when the web was young? The salad days of AOL Instant Messenger, Geocities, and Netscape. Back then, when you wanted to dork.....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated News11 hr. 7 min. ago

Sumo Logic Raises $75M to Advance Machine Data Analytics

Sumo Logic has now raised a total of $235 million......»»

Category: itSource:  enterpriseappstodayRelated News11 hr. 7 min. ago

NBA 2K18 Blog Talks About The Gameplay You Can Expect In The New Game

A new NBA 2K18 blog has been posted to Facebook by 2K Sports, talking about the various ways that the gameplay has changed for the latest entry in the NBA 2K series. 2K Sports goes into pretty great detail, talking about everything from your skills t.....»»

Category: gameSource:  segmentnextRelated News11 hr. 7 min. ago