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Japanese firm offers virtual reality tours
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:02

TOKYO: Fasten your seat belts for a flight departing to Paris, and never leave the ground. Bangkokpost.com : Tech

Hot on Instagram - but is it art?
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 13:14

Should social media-friendly experiences designed to make striking photos be considered art? BBC News - Technology

PowerUp releases its phone-controlled paper airplane
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 11:09

PowerUp first previewed its smartphone-controlled paper airplane back in 2014, but now it's finally available to everyone. The startup has announ...

Trump’s infrastructure plan has no dedicated money for broadband
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 08:52

Enlarge / President Donald Trump unveils his infrastructure plan in the State Dining Room at the White House February 12, 2018 in Washington, DC. (cre...

RightEye’s portable eye-tracking test catches concussions and reading problems in five minutes
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 04:59

 They say the eyes are the windows to the soul, but physiologically speaking, they’re windows to the brain. RightEye is a startup that look...

What does a bear do in the Alaska woods? Disperse seeds
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 03:45

A study of bears and berries has determined that the big animals are the main dispersers of fruit seeds in southeast Alaska ABC News: Technology

Bitcoin miner in NYC home interfered with T-Mobile network, FCC says
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 02:52

Enlarge / An Antminer S5. (credit: Bitmain) A New York City resident was ordered to turn off his bitcoin miner after the Federal Communications Comm...

ICO startups band together to create $100M+ grant fund for Ethereum projects
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 01:41

 In a first of its kind, half a dozen ICO companies have come together to collaborate on a new fund that plans to pay out more than $ 100 milli...

Good news: Chrome debuts automatic blocking of annoying ads
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 00:50

Enlarge (credit: Daniel Oines) Google developers this week debuted a long-anticipated feature in Chrome that automatically blocks one of the Interne...

The Etch Clock Makes the Time Appear Out of Nowhere
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 23:46

The timepiece displays the time by pulling its thermoelastic membrane into the cavities beneath the clock's face. Feed: All Latest

JD.com Logistics Unit Raises $2.5 Billion for Expansion
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 21:50

(Caixin) Nasdaq-listed Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc. has announced that it has raised $ 2.5 billion to finance the expansion of its logistics ...

Online estate agency Home Made raises £850K seed at £4.3M post-money valuation
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 18:42

 Home Made, which is focused exclusively on London lettings for properties in the £500,000-plus range, has raised £850,000 in seed funding. The...

Oracle grabs Zenedge as it continues to beef up its cloud security play
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 16:44

 Oracle announced yesterday that it intends to acquire Zenedge, a 4-year old hybrid security startup. They didn’t reveal a purchase price. ...

Montana-based mapping startup onXmaps raises a round of funding fit for Big Sky Country
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:55

 A mapping startup based in Missoula, Mont., which allows users to download sophisticated offline topographic maps outlining public and private l...

Unigroup Forges Deal for $9.5-Billion Chongqing Chip Plant
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:45

(Caixin) As part of the deal, Unigroup has agreed to also include a chip-development component, in addition to the main facility that will produce I...

Facebook faces big challenge to prevent future U.S. election meddling
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 11:02

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Russian influence operation designed to tamper with the 2016 U.S. presidential election used a combination of...

Microsoft’s Cortana is finally on IFTTT
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 09:56

Microsoft keeps striving to find Cortana a place in the crowded smart assistant market, and despite losing a minor feature, it's still adding fun...

Fubo TV now lets you add a third simultaneous stream
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 08:50

Fubo TV has added the option for subscribers to access up to three simultaneous livestreams of TV channels in its sports-centric service.At present, F...

For artificial intelligence to thrive, it must explain itself
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 07:55

SCIENCE fiction is littered with examples of intelligent computers, from HAL 9000 in “2001: A Space Odyssey” to Eddie in “The Hitchhiker’s Gui...

Assur.com is an insurance aggregator without all the clutter
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:43

 French startup Assur.com lets you find and compare all sorts of insurance products without having to enter all your personal information. While ...

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