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Softbank appoints Kabir Mishra to Snapdeal Board to support the company

Japanese conglomerate Softbank has appointed its most experienced e-commerce veteran Kabir Mishra to the Board of e-commerce firm Snapdeal to support the company. The post Softbank appoints Kabir Mishra to Snapdeal Board to support the company appear.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Mar 21st, 2017

London police arrest four in Windows support scam bust

India-based scam callers pose as ISP employees. Enlarge / Customers of the telecommunications and Internet provider TalkTalk are among those who have been targeted in a Windows support scam operation in the UK. London Police announced the arrest.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 min. ago

Blue Apron significantly lowers its valuation with slashed IPO pricing

 Blue Apron — the next big consumer IPO for 2017 — isn’t looking as good as it was just a few weeks ago. The company said in an updated filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it would cut its IPO price range ta.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News32 min. ago

Intercom lands former Intuit exec Karen Peacock as its new COO

 Intercom, a business messaging tool that enables companies to communicate directly with customers in an online context, announced today that it has hired former Intuit SVP Karen Peacock as company COO. She joined the company May 30th, but they.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News32 min. ago

Hear how Houzz’s Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen built a $4B company at Disrupt SF

 Teamwork makes the dream work, as the saying goes. And in the case of Houzz, the founding team of Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen have made that dream work in spades. The husband and wife duo has built a massive startup out of what started as a onli.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News32 min. ago

Even a $2.2 billion investment couldn’t solve LeEco’s money problems

 LeEco wanted too much too fast, and its overzealousness caught up with it almost immediately. Chairman Jia “YT” Yueting has long acknowledged the company’s cash problems in the wake of its rapid growth, but while PR has tried.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News32 min. ago

Sony joins the 3D facial recognition trend by demoing tech on an Xperia phone

The company has partnered with a developer of depth sensing technologies and is expected to demo three-dimensional facial recognition running on a prototype smartphone at MWC Shanghai. The post Sony joins the 3D facial recognition trend by demoing te.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 12 min. ago

These photos of nervous cheetahs playing with their "support dogs" will make your day

It's common knowledge that everyone on this planet — or everyone who counts, at least — loves dogs. They're fun to be around. They're a comforting presence. Just one look at their cheerfully lolling tongues and dopey, wagging tails is eno.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Samsung Turns ISOCELL Tech Into Its Own Image Sensor Brand

In 2013, Samsung introduced its ISOCELL technology for smartphone cameras. This week at MWC Shanghai, the company announced a complete image sensor brand with the same name. If you haven’t been paying attention to this specific ISOCELL tech, it.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Defends Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

An anonymous reader writes: Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has absorbed blistering criticism for the way he handled allegations of sexual misconduct at the San Francisco riding-hailing service. But he can at least count on the support of one big nam.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Android Pay adds support for American Express in Canada

 Android Pay launched at the end of May in Canada, but at the time American Express was listed as “coming later this summer” in terms of support. AmEx users didn’t have to wait long, it turns out, because support just went live.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 24 min. ago

Netflix adds Dolby Atmos support for one film on just one device...for now

Netflix has announced its first Dolby Atmos supported film and promises there are more to come. Netflix has announced it’s joining the very short list of streaming services that currently support Dolby’s Atmos 3D sound technology.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

Baidu Upgrades Neural Net Benchmark

Baidu upgraded DeepBench, its open-source benchmark for neural net training to include inference and support for lower-precision math......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News2 hr. 48 min. ago

A nasty legal battle is brewing around U.K. phone brand Vertu

There are fears a looming legal fight between Vertu's new and former owners may threaten the company's survival. The news comes after a controversial acquisition deal earlier this year. The post A nasty legal battle is brewing around U.K. phone brand.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 48 min. ago

Ford issues recall for 402,000 vans, will take $142 million charge

Ford issued three recalls in North America, led by a callback of 402,462 Transit vans that will cost the company $142 million. Ford said the affected vans have a faulty driveshaft flexible coupling......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News3 hr. 4 min. ago

Super Mario-themed "Monopoly" spices up the classic game with boss fights

Nintendo and hasbro are teaming up for Monopoly Gamer, a new spin on Monopoly that brings the characters of Super Mario into the classic board game with a few new Mario-themed twists. On top of replacing the classic player pieces with Mario, Peach, Y.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 12 min. ago

j2 Global Completes $650M Fundraising Effort

Los Angeles-based j2 Global says it has completed its previously announced, $650M offering of senior unsecured notes, in a private placement, which nets the company $636.4M after expenses. j2 Global is using the new funds to pay off an existing credi.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News3 hr. 32 min. ago

XPRIZE Launches Online Sci Fi Anthology

Los Angeles-based prize competition company XPRIZE is trying its hand out as a publisher of literature, saying today that it has launched a new online science fiction anthology site, Seat 14C, which takes a look at what the year 2037 could look like......»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News3 hr. 32 min. ago

As Egnyte turns 10, it moves into data protection

 Egnyte had a big milestone last week. It turned 10 years old, which is a pretty big deal for a startup. The company has survived and even thrived, but as it moves into its second decade, it recognizes that it can’t live on file sync and s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 40 min. ago

Looming legal fight raises fears over luxury phone maker Vertu’s survival

There are fears a looming legal fight between Vertu's new and former owners may threaten the company's survival. The news comes after a controversial acquisition deal earlier this year. The post Looming legal fight raises fears over luxury phone make.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

Pandora says bye to users in Australia and New Zealand

Pandora is to exit its markets outside of the U.S. The company said it'll shutter its music streaming service in Australia and New Zealand in the next few weeks to focus on its core business in the U.S. The post Pandora says bye to users in Australia.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 48 min. ago