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The 52 startups that launched at Y Combinator W17 Demo Day 1

 Today was Y Combinator’s 24th Demo Day, where the accelerator shows off its fresh companies to investors. International, AI, and hardware products were the emergent themes of the 52 companies that launched. “The international tour s.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchMar 20th, 2017

‘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. 9 min. ago

Volume Dev Surprise Launches New Game Subsurface Circular

Bithell Games' new project is a classic text-based adventure about a detective and a city occupied entirely by robots. Thomas Was Alone and Volume developer Bithell Games revealed, and surprise-launched, its latest project, Subsurface Circular.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News6 hr. 17 min. ago

From 4chan to Gab: Where hate speech is thriving online

Gab launched almost exactly a year ago with a definite ethos: Free speech at all cost.  That's proving to be an attractive proposition for far-right elements that are now flocking to the platform after being driven out of the internet's biggest.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 17 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. 33 min. ago

Chatbot Helps Students Choose Courses

An anonymous reader shares a report: Leeds Beckett University has launched a chatbot to help prospective students find the right course. It follows the publication of A-level results in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Using Facebook Messenger's.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 1 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. 9 min. ago

Comcast Xfinity Mobile goes nationwide (and with a lower price)

Comcast’s wireless phone service, Xfinity Mobile, launched in select markets in May. Now, the service – which blends 4G LTE service from Verizon with Wi-Fi hotspots – is available nationwide......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News8 hr. 33 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. 1 min. ago

YouTube TV Adds Another 14 Markets Including Boston and Seattle (Updated)

Google added another 14 markets to its YouTube TV line-up today, growing the total from 15 to 29. This is the second big expansion in just under a month and also since the service first launched. The full list of new markets is: Baltimore Boston Cinc.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News9 hr. 49 min. ago

YouTube’s live TV service is available in half of all US homes

While other services, including Hulu, PlayStation Vue and SlingTV, have been available for a while now, YouTube TV is catching up fast. Launched in April to five basic metropolitan areas, the company added 11 new markets this July. Now, the.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News10 hr. 1 min. ago

Preview Skype"s controversial millennial-inspired redesign on desktop

Skype released its redesigned mobile app this June in what was its biggest update since adding video calls in 2006. Microsoft announced today that those changes are now available on desktop. SEE ALSO: Instagram just launched live video chat — a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 9 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. 17 min. ago

Download of the day – Tracks

Our daily pick of the best free software: an adorable model train simulator that's on another level. Tracks is a simple and adorable model train simulator – more BRIO than Hornby. Simply fit sections of track together to create your own.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News10 hr. 41 min. ago

Facebook Launches Watch, Its Take on Social Television

It seems like Facebook as begun its fight to enter the television business. Today, it launched Watch, its video platform containing programs which the company has financed. Actually, this platform has existed for quite some time, but the company rede.....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextdigitRelated News11 hr. 0 min. ago

Want To Learn A New Language? With This AR App, Just Point And Tap

A new demo shows how augmented reality could redefine apps as we know them. There’s a new app gold rush. After Facebook and Apple both released augmented reality development kits in recent months, developers are demonstrating just what they c.....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated News11 hr. 0 min. ago

Cockroach Labs Raises $27M for Cloud Native SQL Database

Open-source CockroachDB was a key part of large interoperability demo at the OpenStackSummit......»»

Category: itSource:  enterpriseappstodayRelated News11 hr. 0 min. ago

What Mail Items Have Been Sent With Database Mail

Have you ever wondered how much database mail you have sent in the past day or week? What about those database mail items that were not successfully sent. In this tip, Greg Larsen shows you how to review the database mail items that have been process.....»»

Category: databaseSource:  databasejournalRelated News11 hr. 0 min. ago

2018 Range Rover Velar: Learn More About Pricing And Other Details

The 2018 Range Rover Velar pricing is recently reportedly made availabe in Australia. This should give a solid idea on how it is priced elsewhere at it gets launched late this year......»»

Category: autoSource:  autoworldnewsRelated News11 hr. 1 min. ago
Category: autoSource:  autoworldnewsRelated News11 hr. 1 min. ago

New Mercedes Benz G-Class Coming Out With Overhauled Version In 2018?

Daimler AG head of G-Class business unit confirms an overhauled version of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class will be launched next year......»»

Category: autoSource:  autoworldnewsRelated News11 hr. 1 min. ago