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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

Class Action Lawsuit Launched Over Forced Windows 10 Upgrades

Slashdot reader AmiMoJo quotes The Register: Three people in Illinois have filed a lawsuit against Microsoft, claiming that its Windows 10 update destroyed their data and damaged their computers. The complaint, filed in Chicago's U.S. District Court.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 51 min. ago

A little vigorous exercise may help boost kids" cardiometabolic health

As little as 10 minutes a day of high-intensity physical activity could help some children reduce their risk of developing heart problems and metabolic diseases such as diabetes, according to an international study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News8 hr. 35 min. ago

Scientists Demonstrate Method of Turning Spinach Leaves Into Human Heart Tissue 

Spinach has long been understood to be good for your heart. But researchers have demonstrated that some day spinach could actually be your heart. Specifically, it could be used to repair damaged tissue by giving human heart tissue a plant-infused vas.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News13 hr. 15 min. ago

Travel Like a Pro With Amazon"s Huge One-Day Luggage Sale

Amazon is having a sale on a crazy amount of luggage, backpacks and more for the whole family, including the TravelPro Maxlight4 (the sequel to your favorite carry-on luggage), hardside spinners from Delsey, and a lot more. So, if you’ve been using.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News15 hr. 23 min. ago

This week in apps: Mario "runs" onto Android, Uber for teens and a Google search redesign

This week was full of tech newsApple launched a (RED) iPhone, we heard Instagram is adding bookings to the app and Elon Musk just teased Tesla's next car. It's a lot, so you may have missed some of the best new apps out there.  We've kept up for.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMar 25th, 2017

Chance the Rapper sat in on a third grade math class and it looked really fun, TBH

The verdict is in: Yes, math can, in fact, be fun. 'Know this might seem controversial, but hear it out: Chance the Rapper sat in on a third-grade math class during a surprise Career Day appearance at a Chicago elementary school this week, and it loo.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMar 25th, 2017

Anti-Virus Vendors Scramble To Patch Hijacking Exploit Involving Microsoft Tool

"A zero-day attack called Double Agent can take over antivirus software on Windows machines," Network World reported Wednesday. wiredmikey writes: The attack involves the Microsoft Application Verifier, a runtime verification tool for unmanaged code.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 25th, 2017

Please forgive Ed Sheeran for forgetting the words to his own song in front of the entire world

During his Red Nose Day telethon performance on Friday, pop star and baby doppelganger Ed Sheeran briefly forgot the words to his song "What Do I Know." Okay, let's just get this joke outWhat does he know? Not the words! Boom. Roasted. SEE ALSO: Ed S.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMar 25th, 2017

When you want to blow out workweek cobwebs, fire up the speedy Wallytender X

If you're looking for a fast day cruiser or a quick superyacht guest shuttle, the Wallytender X fills both roles nicely. The 1200 horsepower top engine configuration has will scoot between island stops at 69 miles per hour. The post When you want to.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 25th, 2017

Get rich slow: The new wave of savings apps

The past few years have seen an explosion in startups aimed at helping you save, invest and spend in a cheaper and wiser way.It's mostly a good thing. For too long, the financial industry hasn't had much competition from the technology industry—.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsMar 25th, 2017

Get rich slow

The past few years have seen an explosion in startups aimed at helping you save, invest and spend in a cheaper and wiser way.It's mostly a good thing. For too long, the financial industry hasn't had much competition from the technology industry—.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsMar 25th, 2017

Steve Wozniak Invests In Robot-Powered Paper-Digitizing Startup

Steve Wozniak -- along with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byer -- have invested in an automated paper-digitization company named Ripcord, which formally launched on Thursday. An anonymous reader quotes VentureBeat: Based in Hayward, California, Ripcord.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 25th, 2017

Uber"s self-driving cars get into another crash

A self-driving Uber car has been involved in an accident in Arizona, though details of what happened are still thin on the ground. One day in the not-too-distant future, self-driving car crashes won't be particularly newsworthy, but while.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsMar 25th, 2017

Saturday"s Best Deals: Seamless Surround Sound, $5 Movies, Burt"s Bees, and More

Amazon’s one-day Under Armour sale, Burt’s Bees lip balm, and the simplest 5.1 surround sound system lead off Saturday’s best deals from around the web. Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsMar 25th, 2017

If you define day cruising as equal parts sun and speed, choose Wallytender X

If you're looking for a fast day cruiser or a quick superyacht guest shuttle, the Wallytender X fills both roles nicely. The 1200 horsepower top engine configuration has will scoot between island stops at 69 miles per hour. The post If you define day.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 25th, 2017

Google removes SMS integration from its Hangouts messaging platform

In an email send to G Suite administrators, Google announced the elimination of Hangouts’ SMS integration. Over the past year, Google has gradually asked SMS users to switch to Messages, removed merged conversations, and launched a separate Go.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsMar 25th, 2017

Inkle"s space archaeologist adventure won"t tell you if your lost language translations are wrong

“The game isn’t going to tell you if you got that right.” It’s an ominous way to start a game demo, but one I’m not too surprised by after playing 80 Days and Sorcery! Heaven’s Vault is Inkle’s new game, and I met up with studio co-f.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsMar 25th, 2017

Stuff Your Closet With Under Armour Gear During Amazon"s One-Day Sale

Amazon’s running a new fitness-focused Gold Box to kick off the weekend, this time with a solid selection of Under Armour apparel for men, women, and kids all marked down to great low prices.Read more........»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsMar 25th, 2017

Stuff Your Closet With Under Armour Gear From Amazon"s One-Day Sale

Amazon’s running a new fitness-focused Gold Box to kick off the weekend, this time with a solid selection of Under Armour apparel for men, women, and kids all marked down to great low prices.Read more........»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsMar 25th, 2017

Apple refutes the security vulnerabilities disclosed as part of WikiLeaks Vault 7 ‘Dark Matter’

A day after WikiLeaks published its second archive of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) files claiming the agency developed hacking devices for Apple products, the Cupertino-based tech company has refuted security vulnerabilities in its products......»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related NewsMar 24th, 2017