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KKR hands Box a $500M lifeline

Box announced this morning that private equity firm KKR is investing $500 million in the company, a move that could help the struggling cloud content management vendor get out from under pressure from activist investor Starboard Value. The company pl.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchApr 8th, 2021

Ford takes aim at Tesla, GM with its new hands-free driving system

Ford will debut its new hands-free driving feature on the 2021 F-150 pickup truck and certain 2021 Mustang Mach-E models through a software update later this year, technology that the automaker developed to rival similar systems from Tesla and GM. Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 4 min. ago

No Human Can Match This High-Speed Box-Unloading Robot Named After a Pickle

Able to move 1,600 boxes per hour using just one arm, Dill relies on humans to keep it operating efficiently Today at ProMat, a company called Pickle Robots is announcing Dill, a robot that can unload boxes from the back of a trailer at places.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News13 hr. 32 min. ago

Ford’s hands-free answer to GM’s Super Cruise is called BlueCruise

F-150s and Mustang Mach-Es will receive an OTA update later this year. Ford's new hands-free driving system, called BlueCruise, will be enabled on the newest F-150 truck later this year, via an.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 4 min. ago

Slice raises $40M to power ordering and marketing for independent pizzerias

Slice, a startup that helps independent pizzerias build an online business, has raised another $40 million in Series D funding. The round was led by Cross Creek, with participation from KKR, GGV Capital and Primary Ventures, as well as Twitter’.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 4 min. ago

Ford"s ‘BlueCruise" hands-free system to cost $600 for 3 years

The driver-assist technology system will be available through a software update starting in the third quarter on adequately equipped F-150s and Mustang Mach-Es......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News21 hr. 4 min. ago

Apple’s rumored TV box confirms convergence is the key to the smart home

Smart home devices need to serve more than one purpose, with, multiple functions available in every device......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Roku launches a rechargeable, hands-free voice remote and other devices, rolls out Roku OS 10

Roku today is unveiling new hardware and software, including the latest version of its Roku OS media software, Roku OS 10, which expands support for AirPlay 2 and Apple’s HomeKit, and adds a variety of new features and optimizations focused on.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Google Is Removing Its Play Movies and TV App From Every Roku and Most Smart TVs

Google has announced that the Google Play Movies and TV app will no longer be available on any Roku set-top box or any Samsung, LG, Vizio or Roku smart TV starting July 15th. The Verge reports: If you have movies or TV shows purchased or rented throu.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Apple Working on Combined TV Box, Speaker to Revive Home Efforts

Apple has been a laggard in the smart-home space, but a versatile new device in early development could change that. From a Bloomberg report: The company is working on a product that would combine an Apple TV set-top box with a HomePod speaker and in.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Cybersecurity training startup Hack The Box raises $10.6M Series A led by Paladin Capital

Cybersecurity training startup Hack The Box, which emerged originally from Greece, has raised a Series A investment round of $10.6 million, led by Paladin Capital Group and joined by Osage University Partners, Brighteye Ventures, and existing investo.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Apple is reportedly developing a TV box with a smart speaker and camera

The next Apple TV could be a communication Swiss Army knife if a new Bloomberg report is correct. It could have a built-in speaker and a webcam for video calls......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Tableau adds support to Einstein Discovery for user control over AI models

Tableau is making a case for business science as new discipline for putting control over AI models directly in the hands of end users. Tableau is making a case for business science as new discipline for putting control over AI models directly in.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Lenovo Legion 7i with RTX 2080 now £700 off in epic gaming laptop deal

Right now at Box, the Lenovo Legion 7i with RTX 2080 GPU is available for just £1,499 — a huge £700 saving!.....»»

Category: topSource:  laptopmagRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

PlayStation Xbox Game Pass rival reportedly in the works

There’s no denying that Microsoft has something big on its hands with Xbox Game Pass, and people have been waiting to see if Sony will create some kind of Game Pass competitor of its own. While Sony does offer a game streaming subscription call.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Hands-on: ALOGIC Rapid USB-C Wall Chargers [Video]

ALOGIC is introducing a handful of new rapid USB-C GAN chargers in a variety of different port and power options. The goal with these chargers is providing the most power from the most compact form factor possible. Head below for a closer look and g.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Another 500M accounts scraped: This time LinkedIn and other services

Not long after we learned that more than 500M accounts were scraped, exposing personal data from Facebook users, a report today says the same is true of LinkedIn and unnamed additional services. Some 2 million records have been put online as proof o.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Mark Zuckerberg’s contact details were included in leaked records of 500M+ Facebook users

Mark Zuckerberg’s contact details were included in the leaked records of more than 500M Facebook users, it has been revealed … more… The post Mark Zuckerberg’s contact details were included in leaked records of 500M+ Facebo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Data from 500M LinkedIn profiles up for sale online

Nefarious actors are reportedly selling the spoils from a LinkedIn scraping operation that nabbed data from some 500 million profiles, though the company claims the archive contains only public-facing information.A report from Cyber News earlier this.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Mortgage is suddenly sexy as SoftBank pumps $500M in Better.com at a $6B valuation

Digital mortgage lender Better.com has raised a $500 million round from Japanese investment conglomerate SoftBank that values the company at $6 billion. The financing is notable for a few reasons. For one, that new $6 billion valuation is up 50% from.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

Mortgage is suddenly sexy as SoftBank pumps $500M in Better.com at $6B valuation

Digital mortgage lender Better.com has raised a $500 million round from Japanese investment conglomerate SoftBank that values the company at $6 billion. The financing is notable for a few reasons. For one, that new $6 billion valuation,  is up 50% f.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021