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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

Sci-Hub Ordered to Pay $15 Million in Piracy Damages

'Pirate' sites Sci-Hub and LibGen have been ordered to pay millions of dollars in damages to Elsevier, one of the largest academic publishers. A New York District Court granted Elsevier's request for a default judgment of $15 million in damages. Sci.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News2 hr. 58 min. ago

Jared Leto on If Joker Will Be in the Harley Quinn Spin-Off

"There are a lot of moving parts with that stuff," Suicide Squad actor Jared Leto said. Ever since it was revealed that Warner Bros. was developing a Suicide Squad spin-off, revolving around Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn and the Gotham City Sir.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 58 min. ago

.CLUB Presents Million.Club Domain Name to Person Who Made the New gTLD"s One Millionth Registration

.CLUB has become just the 5th new gTLD to pass one million registrations. The registry just recognized the woman who put them over the top......»»

Category: internetSource:  dnjournalRelated News2 hr. 58 min. ago

Watchmaker Stephen Forsey talks about the smartwatch problem

 Watchmaker Stephen Forsey, co-founder of Gruebel Forsey, isn’t worried. This plain-spoken creator of some of the most complex and beautiful watches in the world sees the Swiss Watch industry to be in turmoil but not in peril. “They.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated News2 hr. 58 min. ago

Google Glass is apparently still around — and just got its first update in nearly three years

 Dust off your Google Glasses, those who still have them — the $1,500 face computer is back in the spotlight today with a few updates. In its first update since September 2014, Google Glass got a “MyGlass” companion app update,.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated News2 hr. 58 min. ago

Razer makes virtual currency push with $20M investment in Asian payment firm

 Razer has invested close to $20 million into Malaysia-based online payment firm MOL Global as part of a push to establish its virtual currency for gamers in Asia. The deal sees Razer subsidiary ZV-Midas buy equity from existing backers MOL Inv.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated News2 hr. 58 min. ago

Tata Consultancy Services among top two job creators in US from 2012 to 2016: Study

TCS recruited more than 12,500 US employees from 2012-2016. The post Tata Consultancy Services among top two job creators in US from 2012 to 2016: Study appeared first on Tech2. Global IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News2 hr. 58 min. ago

Tesla Inc to define its China production plans by the end of the year

Tesla has said it wants to build electric cars in China to avoid a 25 percent tariff on imported vehicles. The post Tesla Inc to define its China production plans by the end of the year appeared first on Tech2. Tesla Inc took a step closer towar.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News2 hr. 58 min. ago

Cisco Launches New "Intent-Based" Networking To Stop Cyberattacks

Networking giant Cisco said recently that it has a new network solution that will be able to identify malware even when it is encrypted by applying machine learning and artificial intelligence technology. The new approach is based on an "intent-based.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

Robocaller King May Face $120 Million FCC Fine for Spoofed Calls

A Miami man alleged to have made 96 million spoofed robocalls last year could face a fine of $120 million from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The commission said yesterday it had verified 80,000 of those spoofed calls and based its prop.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

BlackBerry misses Q1 revenue targets as enterprise sales shrink

Despite the revenue miss, BlackBerry reported a surprise Q1 profit of $671 million......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

Satellogic raises $27M for affordable, high-resolution imaging satellites

 Space tech company Satellogic has raised $27 million in a Series B round led by Chinese internet giant Tencent, and with participation by CrunchFund (disclosure: co-founded by TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington). The company also launches its.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

VC Justin Caldbeck is taking an indefinite leave of absence, apologizes to the women he ‘made feel uncomfortable’

 In light of allegations of sexual harassment and unwanted sexual advances, Binary Capital co-founder and managing partner Justin Caldbeck is taking an indefinite leave of absence, he said in a statement provided to TechCrunch. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

Walmart reportedly won’t bid for Whole Foods after Amazon’s huge offer

 Walmart isn’t actively considering a bid for Whole Foods, which Amazon said it would purchase for $13.7 billion last week, according to a report by Reuters. If so, that would remove a major obstacle to Amazon’s bid to acquire the gr.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

Tesla Is "In Talks" To Build a Factory In China

Tesla confirmed yesterday that it is "in talks" with the municipal government of Shanghai to manufacture its vehicles in the country. Tesla said in a statement: "Tesla is working with the Shanghai Municipal Government to explore the possibility of es.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago

Google Will No Longer Scan Gmail for Ad Targeting

After years of complaints by privacy advocates, the company said it will stop the practice on its free email service to eliminate confusion around its advertising policies......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago

Scientific research piracy site hit with $15 million fine

Sci-Hub site has been playing a game of domain Whac-a-Mole. Alexandra Elbakyan. (credit: Alexandra Elbakyan) The operator of a searchable piracy site for scientific research papers has been ordered to pay $15 million as fallout from a US.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 50 min. ago

If You Can Decentralize the Internet, Mozilla Has $2 Million For You

Mozilla and the National Science Foundation want a new internet. And they want it to be free and accessible for everybody. From a report: They'll pay $2 million for it. On Wednesday, the two organizations issued a call to action for "big ideas that d.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 34 min. ago

MSI employee confirms concerns over high TDP of AMD Vega graphics cards

AMD's upcoming Vega line is likely to need a lot of power to run, more so than other high-end graphics cards. That has now been confirmed in some sense by MSI's marketing director, who said that they draw a "damn lot." The post MSI employee confirms.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 6 min. ago

Honda engineer debunks own claim about cause of Takata airbag failures

Honda said an engineer who once suggested he knew a hidden truth about "the root cause" of Takata's defective airbags later indicated he was mistaken......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 18 min. ago