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Star Trek virtual reality game boldly goes with IBM Watson IBM Watson is being used in a Star Trek virtual reality video game to decipher players' audio commands.
BBC News | 3 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Spectacles review: a great addition for a Snapchat fanatic The retro sunglasses with a built-in video camera could be a must for serial posters on Snapchat, even if theyre not much good for anything elseSnap Incs Spectacles are one of the oddest pieces of hardware Ive ever used.Typically, when a new technology is
The Guardian | 3 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Construction tech company Aproplan closes 5 million Series A Not so long ago the administration needed to run a major construction project relied almost entirely on pen, paper, excel spreadsheets and faxes. That has provided a huge opportunity for startups to take a stab at digitising the construction industr
TechCrunch | 3 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Foxconn to continue to pursue Toshiba chip unit acquisition: Sharp CEO TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's Foxconn will continue to pursue an acquisition of Toshiba Corp's chip business, a day after the troubled conglomerate chose a rival suitor as the preferred bidder, the head of Foxconn's Japanese unit said.
Reuters | 5 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
JD.com invests $397M into luxury marketplace Farfetch as part of a new strategic partnership JD.com, China’s second-largest e-commerce company after Alibaba, is pumping $397 million into Farfetch, a marketplace for luxury brands, as part of a new strategic partnership. JD.com founder and CEO Richard Liu will take a seat on Farfetch
TechCrunch | 5 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
UK's Imagination Tech up for sale after battle with Apple LONDON (Reuters) - Imagination Technologies, the British company that has lost 70 percent of its value following a dispute with its biggest customer Apple, said on Thursday it had put itself up for sale.
Reuters | 5 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Chinese bicycle-sharing startup Mobike expands into Japan SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese bicycle-sharing startup Mobike has set up a subsidiary in Fukuoka city in northern Japan and plans to begin service later this year, it said on Thursday.
Reuters | 6 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tantan, Chinas top dating app, raises $70M for monetization push and overseas expansion Chinese startup Tantan, which is probably most comparable to Tinder, has raised $70 million in new capital as it looks to monetize its business for the first time and explore overseas expansion options. Three-year-old Tantan claims 60 million ‘
TechCrunch | 6 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Facebook is testing a feature to prevent profile pictures being abused by other users Facebook is introducing a new feature to give users peace of mind around how their profile photo can be used and accessed by others.The social network today announced a pilot program in India that is designed to protect users who are concerned about
TechCrunch | 6 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Etsy will cut 15 percent of its workforce in a new round of layoffs Etsy has announced its second round of layoffs in as many months. In a statement today, it said it will cut 140 positions, or about 15 percent of its current workforce. When combined with an earlier downsizing announced in early May, this round brin
TechCrunch | 7 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend