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Streaming sports startup FuboTV raises $55 million

 To expand its channel lineup and grow its customer base, FuboTV has raised $55 million in Series C funding led by Northzone, with participation from 21st Century Fox, Sky and Scripps Networks Interactive. That brings total funding to $75 mill.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchJun 19th, 2017

This dating app will let you video chat with matches before you waste your time IRL

If you thought FaceTiming with your family was awkward, just wait. Badoo, the international dating app that boasts somewhere north of 330 million users, today introduced the option to video chat with someone before you commit to meeting up IRL. .....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 25 min. ago

PlayStation 4 Update 5.0 Officially Revealed

After the PlayStation 4's 5.0 update was leaked last week, Sony decided to officially reveal what's coming in the update. GameSpot highlights the new features in their report: Some of the enhancements center around streaming using the PS4's built-in.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 25 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. 49 min. ago

YouTube TV: Everything you need to know about the TV streaming service

YouTube TV is available right now. So what is it? How does it work? We’ve got the answers. Update: YouTube TV just expanded in a big way, becoming available in 50% of US households, YouTube announced on August 17. The service is now in 14 add.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

‘Airbnb for boats’ startup Boatsetter buys competitor Boatbound

 You don’t have to be rich or T-Pain to be “on a boat.” You can rent one plus a captain for the day from Boatsetter. And now it’s got boats in more than 300 locations around the U.S. since it just acquired rival maritime.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 17 min. ago

How controversial science can make it harder to get an abortion

An abortion can be an emotional experience that raises questions about a woman's relationships, past regrets, and future. She might want to confide in someone about these feelings in the following weeks, months, or years.  Abortion opponents hav.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 25 min. ago

“Airbnb-for-boats” startup Boatsetter buys competitor Boatbound

 You don’t have to be rich or T-Pain to be “on a boat”. You can rent one plus a captain for the day from Boatsetter. And now it’s got boats in over 300 locations around the U.S. since it just acquired rival maritime marke.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 41 min. ago

YouTube music head says company pays higher royalties than Spotify

Making a living from streaming royalties is tough for music artists, and YouTube has had one of the worst reputations in the music industry for a while. Even Lyor Cohen, the current head of YouTube Music, knows that many are skeptical about.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News6 hr. 49 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. 9 min. ago

LiftIgniter raises $6.4M to bring website personalization to the rest of the internet

 You’ve probably had the experience of going to a website and seeing a lot of content that’s not really relevant. For the most part, a lot of this is organized in a way that’s either pre-defined or based on a limited number of.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 33 min. ago

LiftIgniter raises $6.4M to bring website personalization to the rest of the Internet

 You’ve probably had the experience of going to a website and seeing a lot of content that’s not really relevant. For the most part, a lot of this is organized in a way that’s either pre-defined or based on a limited number of.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 57 min. ago

Forever Labs preserves young stem cells to prevent your older self from aging

 Forever Labs, a startup in Y Combinator’s latest batch, is preserving adult stem cells with the aim to help you live longer and healthier. Stem cells have the potential to become any type of cell needed in the body. It’s very helpfu.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 17 min. ago

Modder is remaking Diablo II as a StarCraft II mod

The StarCraft remaster just dropped three days ago, and I’ve been playing it. I have to say, it looks great and really brings back the memories of why the game was so awesome in the first place. Of course, it also raises the question, where is.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News9 hr. 9 min. ago

CBS now available on sports and live TV streamer fuboTV

Folks generally want to cut the cable cord to save money, but fragmentation means you might have to subscribe to more than one service. Case in point is fuboTV, which focused on international soccer when it first launched a $10 monthly servi.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News9 hr. 9 min. ago

fuboTV recruits CBS to take on cordcutter rivals

Folks generally cut the cable cord to save money, but fragmentation means you might have to subscribe to more than one service. Case in point is fuboTV, which focused on international soccer (football, for our international readers), but not.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News10 hr. 25 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. 25 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. 49 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. 49 min. ago

AI Defeats Highly-Experienced DOTA 2 Player

It seems like artificial intelligence belonging to the startup OpenAI, which billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is supporting, has managed to beat one of the best video game players in the entire world. It all happened at a recent championship event.....»»

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