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Former GE CEO Jeff Immelt near to becoming Uber’s CEO
August 19, 2017, at 7:20 PM

The talks were first reported several weeks ago. Co-founder and CEO Travis Kalanick was asked to resign in June, following the completion of an investigation into the company’s culture.

Leaked image suggests a new Nest thermostat is on the way
August 19, 2017, at 4:33 PM

In March, Bloomberg wrote that Nest was building a low-cost thermostat that'd be below $200. The current Nest Thermostat retails for about $249, though it can be found for much cheaper, but that’s still a heavy chunk of modify for a digital thermostat.

Prisma shifts focus to b2b with an API for AI-powered mobile effects
August 19, 2017, at 1:47 PM

ai, detailing this new offering. Initially, declare Prisma’s co-founders, they’ll be offering an SDK for developers wanting to add effects love fashion transfer and selfie lenses to their own apps — likely launching an API mid following week.

The Huger Tech Racer electric skateboard proves quick doesn’t imply first space
August 19, 2017, at 1:47 PM

Video Excellent specs can arrive a long way Specs only tell portion of the experience for a product love this, but they're entirely worth mentioning.

Here are the top schools among founders who lift huge dollars
August 19, 2017, at 1:46 PM

For this back-to-school series, Crunchbase is taking a see at how top U. S. universities rank in terms of graduating entrepreneurs who go on to launch funded startups.

These solar glass blocks would create grand skylights for your solar roof
August 18, 2017, at 11:52 PM

But the energy you can capture is limited. Researchers at the Univ of Exeter thought up an fascinating alternative that may be the best of both worlds (until the following breakthrough, anyway).

A Tesla owner shows his 97-year-old Grandpa a car from the future
August 18, 2017, at 9:08 PM

Grandpa, obviously, says that “you gotta have a parachute” to drive this thing. Tech folks showing their grandparents chilly new tech has a historical precedent.

bxblue wants to move payroll-secured loans online in Brazil
August 18, 2017, at 9:07 PM

Lenders proposal appealing personal loans to this grouping because their income is regular and guaranteed, and the banks can automatically subtract payments directly from a borrower’s paycheck.

This 3D-printed robotic arm is built for sign speech
August 18, 2017, at 9:07 PM

In classrooms, courts and at home, these people frequently necessity interpreters — who aren’t always available. Their solution is “Antwerp’s Sign Speech Actuating Node,” or ASLAN.

Tracking viewer responses to media, Cinemmerse wants to set the stage for ‘responsive&#eight thousand two hundred seventeen; entertainment
August 18, 2017, at 9:06 PM

She’s created Cinemmerse, a website and an app that tracks viewers’ “emotional” response to what they’re watching by monitoring their vital signs through the Apple Watch.

YouTube starts delivering ‘breaking news&#eight thousand two hundred seventeen; on its homepage across platforms
August 18, 2017, at 9:06 PM

As the video sharing site has grown older, the content has grown more produced with YouTube personalities mounting “celebrity” careers, while commentary-heavy videos grow in popularity over the raw video that's more common on Facebook and Twitter.

New malware masquerades as a ride-sharing app
August 18, 2017, at 9:04 PM

The trojan masquerades as a photo app on your phone and is specially camouflaged for maximum sneakiness. It then watches all your apps and uses a technique similar to Cloak & Dagger that overlays interface items onto running apps.

August 18, 2017, at 6:22 PM

Melody makes sense as an addendum to standalone audio products that don’t wish to obtain trapped in the weeds of voice helper dumbness by jumping on Amazon’s Alexa or Microsoft’s Cortana platform.

Fisker’s EMotion Tesla competitor will create its official debut at CES two thousand eighteen
August 18, 2017, at 6:21 PM

We also know that people won’t be able to actually obtain their hands on one until two thousand nineteen, despite Fisker Inc. having opened pre-orders earlier this year.

Delphi and LiDAR-maker Innoviz partner on self-driving tech
August 18, 2017, at 6:21 PM

LiDAR’s a key ingredient in most self-driving setups, since it provides extremely accurate, high-detail 3D depth maps of a vehicle’s surroundings.

Google brings six-second video previews to mobile look for
August 18, 2017, at 6:20 PM

Indeed, as Emily Moxley, Google’s director of product management for this project, told me, any video on the web is eligible for inclusion, though Google may not have a preview for some of the newest videos available yet because it takes the servers a bit of time to construct the previews.

Rapportive founder’s new startup Superhuman is what Gmail would be if built today
August 18, 2017, at 6:20 PM

The startup was founded by Rahul Vohra, who inc Superhuman as soon as he left LinkedIn, where he worked for two years following Rapportive’s acquisition.

Target won’t be adding Hampton Creek products back on its shelves
August 18, 2017, at 6:19 PM

On top of the Target issue, the company has dealt with a valid dispute this summer over a trademark involving actor Jaden Smith’s water bottle company and the loss of every member of its board, except the CEO.

NBC’s Snapchat news indicate gains twenty-nine+ million viewers in its first mo
August 18, 2017, at 6:18 PM

On that front, NBC’s “Stay Tuned” Snapchat indicate delivers. In just a few minutes, NBC News’ Gadi Schwartz and Savannah Sellers cover four or five major stories, ranging from national and international news to lighter stories from population culture, and more.

Doug streams PlayStation four to his PC
August 18, 2017, at 6:18 PM

Instead, they drink wine and grumble about their husbands. So when book club comes to the Aamoth household, Doug needs a way to stream his living room-shackled PlayStation four to the computer upstairs.

A “bug&#eight thousand two hundred twenty-one; that let a $500 password cracking box open up iPhone seven is patched as of iOS eleven
August 18, 2017, at 6:17 PM

It’s also patched below iOS eleven beta four, if you’re running that. To be clear, what this box does won't work on iOS eleven. You can look the video here then I’ll clarify what’s going on.

Google and ProPublica team up to construct a national detest crime database
August 18, 2017, at 3:34 PM

Because they're not catalogued in any kind of formal national database, a fact that inspired the creation of the index to start with, Google calls the project a “starting point” for the documentation and study of detest crimes.

NASA is using Intel’s deep learning to discover better landing sites on the moon
August 18, 2017, at 3:33 PM

It’s one of the main things it does when it’s not landing things on other things. But actually deriving useful information from all the data it collects is another issue entirely, so the space agency has begun enlisting some large tech names love Intel to crunch some of those numbers.

Google Residence presently works with Spotify free accounts
August 18, 2017, at 3:33 PM

Google announced the integration was coming back at its Google I/O conference. Currently, the company’s residence helper supports Google Play Music Free and Premium, Spotify Free and Premium, Pandora, YouTube Music, TuneIn and iHeartRadio.

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