Hyundai is making a custom app for Android Auto, available later this year

At Google I/O today, Hyundai will show a new Android Auto app that adds a bunch of vehicle-specific functionality. The automaker says that it's "one of the first OEMs to show such an application," which gets us closer to the dream — never needing to exit Android Auto to hop into … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Netflix just launched the simplest internet speed test ever

Netflix has just launched what is probably the simplest speed test on the Web. It’s called It’s incredibly minimal, and loads pretty much immediately, probably because there are no ads. It only measures your internet service provider’s (ISP) download speed, which it will … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

'Britney Spears: American Dream' is Finally Out Worldwide - Go Play it 'Till the World Ends'

Glu has been hunting for success with its celebrity games ever since Kim Kardashian: Hollywood made the publisher way too much money. Since then, though, Glu hasn't been able to really replicate that success with games like Katy Perry Pop not performing that well. Today, it's tim … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

‘Blockchain Revolution’ Comes to Wall Street at Nasdaq Event

The authors of "Blockchain Revolution" spoke this morning about their latest published work at an event hosted by Nasdaq. | Continue reading

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LinkedIn resets passwords on millions of accounts as new data-leak reports surface

LinkedIn has responded to reports that millions of user account details have leaked online by invalidating the passwords deemed to have been impacted. The company added that it will contact the effected members to reset their passwords too. According to a report on Vice’s Motherb … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

A Bluetooth-connected tampon. Hoo boy.

The vagina, or nature's pocket as Broad City calls it, can do all sorts of mystical things. It's a life canal. Babies come out of it! Before babies traverse that path, there's a recurring visitor: the period. The monthly blood bath is about as natural as it gets, and let's be rea … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Google’s Pixel C gets the teardown treatment

Thanks to the folks at iFixit, we get to take a look at what's inside our favorite Android tablet, the Pixel C. | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Holy remasters, Batman: PS4, Xbox One get two Arkham games in one package

It’s not the bundle we deserve, but it’s the bundle we … well, I don’t know if we need it. But it’ll be nice to have. Warner Bros. is releasing enhanced versions of the first two Batman Arkham games, Arkham Asylum and Arkham City, for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Return to Arkham … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Table Top Racing: World Tour hits PC next week

Table Top Racing: World Tour, the Micro Machines-inspired racer from WipEout co-creator Nick Burcombe, comes out on PC on 26th May.The PC release follows the game's launch on PlayStation 4 earlier this month. According to developer Playrise Digital, it's already been downloaded m … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Fehlerbericht: Festplatten halten immer länger

Datenzentrenbetreiber Backblaze hat die Ergebnisse eines Langzeittests von Festplatten aktualisiert: 61.590 Festplatten mit insgesamt einer Milliarde Betriebsstunden später liegt ein neuer Bericht vor. Und wie bei den vorhergehenden sind die E... | Continue reading | 5 years ago

'Sky Force Reloaded' set to Release on June 2nd

Holy Moly my favorite time consumer’s big brother is hitting the App Store June 2nd. I’m talking of course about Sky Force Reloaded. The 2014 Sky Force [Free] was a blast and still a valid shooter today that you should be playing right now if vertical shooters are your thing. Thi … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

IBM memory breakthrough puts Moore's Law on notice

Did Moore's Law just get a new lease on life?In 2015, Intel admitted that it was taking a bit longer than two years to roll out their next generation of chips, ostensibly no longer keeping up with Moore's Law, the generation’s-old concept that more or less promises chip technolog … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Istanbul jumped into the 8th position in ICCA rankings!

The post Istanbul jumped into the 8th position in ICCA rankings! appeared first on KONGRES – Europe Meetings Industry Magazine. | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Facebook’s chatbot revolution slowed by problems with search and discovery

ANALYSIS: From virtual reality to bringing the next 1 billion people online, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is all about big ideas these days. His latest brainstorm was trotted out at F8 this year: opening Facebook’s Messenger to chatbots. Here, it seems, is a way to advance th … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Netflix's new tool lets you easily check your download speeds

The newest addition to Netflix's suite of internet connection tools is, a quick and easy utility that lets you check your connection speed in real time. The streaming service filed for related trademarks just under a week ago, so its existence isn't coming out of nowhere … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Space exploration will spur transhumanism and mitigate existential risk

When people think about rocket ships and space exploration, they often imagine traveling across the Milky Way, landing on mysterious planets and even meeting alien life forms. In reality, humans’ drive to get off Planet Earth has led to tremendous technological advances in our mu … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

This smart bottle opener will message your friends when you open a beer

BOx is a new smart bottle opener that can send messages to your friends when you open a bottle. Users can share messages to groups of friends over Slack and Facebook Messenger. There's even a leaderboard (sure, that will end well) with achievements and awards for unlocking higher … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

117 million LinkedIn emails and passwords from a 2012 hack just got posted online

A LinkedIn hack from back in 2012 is still causing problems for its users. The company announced this morning that another data set from the hack, which contains over 100 million LinkedIn members’ emails and passwords, has now been released. In response to this new data dump, Lin … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Vega Cottage, Not Far From the Polar Circle

Vega Cottage was designed by Swedish studio Kolman Boye Architects. The house stands on the island of Vega in the Norwegian archipelago ... | Continue reading | 5 years ago

ARM makes mobile test chip based on TSMC’s 10nm FinFET

ARM has announced that it is making a multi-core, 64-bit ARM v8-A processor test chip using TSMC's 10nm FinFET process technology. | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Fitbit buys mobile payment technology from Coin

Fitbit has just announced that it's acquiring wearable payment assets from Coin, the financial tech company famously known for the NFC-enabled all-in-one credit card. | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Fitbit is buying Coin so it can make a fitness tracker that pays for things

Fitbit, the biggest company in fitness tracking, has announced that it's acquiring Coin, the maker of a "smart" credit card that digitally holds all of your other credit cards on a single device. But Fitbit isn't buying Coin for its current Coin 2.0 gadget; that's actually being … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Google I/O 2016: Everything we know, plus how to watch live

Today Google is kicking off its biggest event of the year: Google I/O, a massive developer conference that opens with a two-hour keynote (gah, yes, two whole hours). For a glimpse at the future of all things Google, you can stream the event live via the video below and on Google’ … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Fallout 4 Far Harbor video reveals new companion, weapons, armour and enemies

There's a lot to the Far Harbor add-on for Fallout 4 - and via a new video, below, we learn about much of it.There may be spoilers ahead.Let's start with the new companion: Longfellow. Bethesda likens him to Quint from Jaws. That is, he's not very friendly. But he acts as your gu … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

On Blockchain Disillusionment and Bitcoin's Big Bad Wolves

Beneath the headlines, there’s arguably been the early stirrings of a sea change in the blockchain industry. | Continue reading

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Bitcoin Price Watch; Live Trade!

The Wednesday session is drawing to a close in Europe, and it’s time to take our second look at what the markets presented today, and in turn, use this action to put forward a potential trading strategy as we head into the US afternoon, and beyond that, into the Asian session thi … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Illusion Labs' 'Mr. Crab 2' Launches Worldwide

It sort of goes without saying that we're massive fans of Illusion Labs around these parts, and while we're still anxiously awaiting a Sway [$4.99] update, sequel, or reboot, the sequel to Mr. Crab [Free], cleverly titled Mr. Crab 2 [Free] has launched worldwide. We've had a thre … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Kein Scheiß: Armprothese mit Uhr, Lampe, Laser, USB-Port und Drohne

Der Brite James Young, der vor einigen Jahren bei einem Unfall seinen linken Arm verlor, hat nun eine spektakuläre SciFi-Prothese erhalten, die vom Game-Charakter Snake aus Metal Gear Solid inspiriert wurde, dessen Publisher Konami auch als Sp... | Continue reading | 5 years ago

How to watch Google I/O 2016

Google's annual developer conference Google I/O is kicking off Wednesday at 10 a.m. PT (1 p.m. ET) where the company will show off all its latest updates on Android, self-driving cars, virtual reality and more.You can watch Google's live broadcast here, or watch a live 360-degree … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Netflix launches to show how fast (or slow) your Internet connection really is

Netflix really wants to show you how fast (or slow) your Internet connection is, and to do so it has launched a new website at that conveys the real-time speed of your connection to the Web — it’s designed to give people “greater insight and control of their Internet ser … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

3 Fascinating (and Scary) Facts About How Google Evaluates Your Website

Does your website measure up to Google's yardstick? Consider some of these ways it ranks and evaluates your site's content. | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Transformation of Global Radio HQ’s Interior Space by Woodhouse Workspace

Woodhouse Workspace has designed new offices of Global Radio HQ in London. Woodhouse Workspace are family run office design ... | Continue reading | 5 years ago

For democracy’s sake, UK tech staff need to vote in the EU Referendum

When it comes to startups trying to scale across Europe one thing is abundantly clear: although the market of over 500 million citizens in the European Union is far great than the US’s 323 million European startups are hobbled by fragmentation in jurisdictions, legislation and la … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Someone got Windows 95 running on Xbox One

Xbox One has long been known as the home of top games such as Halo, Forza and Gears.Now, Xbox One can also be known as the home of top computer operating system Windows 95.Specifically, what you'll see below is an Xbox One running Dosbox, the virtual DOS machine app, from which W … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

How to Be Respectful About Paying Respects

Companies should avoid the urge to stick product pictures or trendy hashtags into RIP posts instead of just building goodwill and paying respects. | Continue reading | 5 years ago

This AI platform for TV beats Apple TV and Amazon Echo head-to-head

VB INSIGHT: MindMeld, a pioneer in conversational AI technology, is today releasing the MindMeld for TV platform, which the company bills as the first solution designed for television and over-the-top content providers — like Netflix and Hulu — to deliver best in class discovery … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Brand Personification: The Ultimate Way to Get to Know Your Brand

Brand personification can help with gaining clarity on your brand's overall impact. Follow these 4 vital steps for defining your brand personality. | Continue reading | 5 years ago

An Excellent Customer Experience Practically Markets by Itself

Marketing Strategy - A company's success relies on many factors, and customer experience is one of the most important ones. People readily shift loyalties to a product or company that offers them the ... | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Use Storytelling to Enhance Your Marketing: Ron Ploof on Marketing Smarts [Podcast]

Content: Marketing Podcast - Story expert Ron Ploof explains how brands (B2B and B2C alike) can create more effective marketing pieces by applying the fundamentals of storytelling to their content marketing. | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Motorsport Manager gets to the heart of what makes F1 fascinating

On-track, Formula 1 can be an awful lot of fun - all the more so when team-mates toss each other into the gravel trap while imperious children steal the day… | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Pornhub’s ‘BangFit’ wants you to F*** your way into shape — 80s style

Pornhub — the porn site that recently ruined the taco emoji for you — today announced its solution to the growing obesity epidemic: ‘BangFit.’ “Today, due to our hectic work schedules and lack of motivation, many of us do not receive regular amounts of physical activity and lead … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Speck's foldable Google Cardboard equivalent is shipping now

Google Cardboard is an easy foray into VR — most anyone with a smartphone can use it, and it can be built at home for cheap. But still, that headset is often relegated to a desk or closet somewhere, especially because it's burdensome to carry around. Speck's new Pocket VR looks t … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

How an educator and a programmer are reigniting 21st century learners

Every startup has a story to tell. From the conception of an idea, to the first lines of code, early hires, and preliminary funding rounds – every company has a unique narrative. But there are always shared experiences. Processes, tactics, and habits that shape the experience of … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Antonov AN225: The Largest Plane In The World - This is the largest airplane in the world. It is called the Antonov AN225 and it... [...] | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Is the Shine Wearing off Influencer Marketing?

The honeymoon relationship between brands and online influencers who boast large numbers of often-adoring social media followers has become rocky … and may be ending. Influencer marketing evolved from a hot new marketing technique just a couple of years ago to a mainstream strate … | Continue reading

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FitBit buys wearable tech from Coin, looks toward NFC payment integration in future devices

FitBit’s future plans clearly extend well beyond simple fitness tracking, as evidenced by products like the Blaze, which leans much more heavily into smartwatch territory than before. And then there’s this. The company announced this morning that it’s picked up assets from mobile … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

NewsBTC Infographics: Why Bitcoin Is The Best

Ever since Satoshi dropped the Bitcoin protocol on the world, it’s changed how people transact and has expanded our basic understanding of mediums of exchange. Bitcoin is a better system than fiat, credit cards and traditional trading tools. The digital currency is a first class … | Continue reading | 5 years ago

Upcoming 'A Trail' is like 'Geometry Dash' but With Some Intriguing Twists to the Formula

I enjoy seeing promising upcoming games pop up in our forums, and A Trail is surely one of them, especially if you're a fan of games like Geometry Dash [$1.99]. A Trail is a fast paced 2D platformer where you guide your little cube through various levels. The twist in the formula … | Continue reading | 5 years ago