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  • newGovernments are cracking down on fake token sales

    Governments are cracking down on fake token sales

    From Howeycoin to a Chinese study that found 421 fake token sales, governments and researchers are finally shedding light on bad actors in the token sale space. Take, for example, Operation Cryptosweep. According to an North American Securities Administrator’s Association, regulators in the US and Canada are looking into 70 token sales and may be […]
    - 6 mins ago, 23 May 18, 6:08pm -
  • newUber expands its accident insurance across Europe

    Uber expands its accident insurance across Europe

    Uber has been slowly rolling out free insurance products to its drivers and delivery persons in Europe. The company is announcing that its contractors will get better coverage in 21 European countries. Starting on June 1st, 150,000 people working with Uber services will be covered by what Uber calls “Partner Protection”. The company is working […]
    - 43 mins ago, 23 May 18, 5:31pm -
  • newLyft invests $100 million in its drivers

    Lyft invests $100 million in its drivers

    Lyft is committing $100 million to better support its drivers. The company is specifically putting this money toward cheaper oil changes, basic car maintenance, serviced car washes and more. Lyft will also almost double its operating hours at its driver hubs in 15 cities throughout the nation. The idea is to help drivers make more […]
    - 44 mins ago, 23 May 18, 5:30pm -
  • newIBM plans to hire 1,800 people in France for blockchain and AI

    IBM plans to hire 1,800 people in France for blockchain and AI

    IBM CEO Virginia Rometty is currently having lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. And Rometty talked with Le Monde and announced some new investments in France as part of the Tech for Good Summit organized by Macron. The company plans to hire 1,800 new people in France over the next couple of years. […]
    - 46 mins ago, 23 May 18, 5:28pm -
  • newPlatform.sh raises $34 million to simplify cloud deployment

    Platform.sh raises $34 million to simplify cloud deployment

    French startup Platform.sh has raised a $34 million funding round. The company wants to help you manage your cloud infrastructure by handling the most tedious part of the job. When you use Platform.sh for your application, the startup is going to handle testing and deployment to your cloud infrastructure. Every time you want to iterate […]
    - 3 hours ago, 23 May 18, 3:31pm -
  • newYouTeam is a marketplace for offshore developer talent

    YouTeam is a marketplace for offshore developer talent

    While software is said to be eating the world, software developers and other technical talent remains in short supply. Not only is this seeing major tech companies compete hard to hire the best engineers, but it has also meant a rise in the use of remote working freelancers or turning to offshore agencies. The problem […]
    - 3 hours ago, 23 May 18, 2:51pm -
  • newIBM’s Verifier inspects (and verifies) diamonds, pills and materials at the micron level

    IBM’s Verifier inspects (and verifies) diamonds, pills and materials at the micron level

    It's not enough in this day and age that we have to deal with fake news, we also have to deal with fake prescription drugs, fake luxury goods, and fake Renaissance-era paintings. Sometimes all at once! IBM's Verifier is a gadget and platform made (naturally) to instantly verify that something is what it claims to be, by inspecting it at a microscopic level.
    - 4 hours ago, 23 May 18, 2:31pm -
  • newStartups can now apply to take part in Google’s first Demo Day event in Asia

    Startups can now apply to take part in Google’s first Demo Day event in Asia

    Google is bringing its Demo Day event to Asia for the first time this September and now the search giant has opened applications for startups wanting to take part. Google’s Demo Day are akin to a short version of an early-stage startup program. As the name suggests its a Demo Day but without the months-long program […]
    - 4 hours ago, 23 May 18, 2:26pm -
  • newMeet the speakers at The Europas, and get your ticket free (July 3, London)

    Meet the speakers at The Europas, and get your ticket free (July 3, London)

    Excited to announce that this year’s The Europas Unconference & Awards is shaping up! Our half day Unconference kicks off on 3 July, 2018 at The Brewery in the heart of London’s “Tech City” area, followed by our startup awards dinner and fantastic party and celebration of European startups! The event is run in partnership […]
    - 4 hours ago, 23 May 18, 2:14pm -
  • newMeet the judges and hackmasters for the TC Hackathon at VivaTech

    Meet the judges and hackmasters for the TC Hackathon at VivaTech

    On May 25-26, hundreds of Europe’s best and brightest coders, hackers, tech makers and programmers will descend upon Paris to take part in TechCrunch Hackathon at VivaTech and compete for a €5,000 grand prize. But who are the people who will determine who gets that prize? Without further ado the judges for the TC Hackthon: Nicolas Bacca, CTO, […]
    - 4 hours ago, 23 May 18, 1:59pm -
  • newEdge Sense is starting to come into its own with HTC’s U12+

    Edge Sense is starting to come into its own with HTC’s U12+

    Edge Sense has always been a gimmick — but who can blame HTC for embracing a gimmick. The company’s mobile division has been struggling in recent years, so why not embrace the novelty of a squeezable side input? The tech got a bit more support when Google embraced it for the Pixel 2, renaming it […]
    - 5 hours ago, 23 May 18, 1:30pm -
  • newLuminaries from across Israel’s tech ecosystem are joining us onstage in Tel Aviv

    Luminaries from across Israel’s tech ecosystem are joining us onstage in Tel Aviv

    Tickets are going fast for our inaugural Tel Aviv event and no one should miss out on the opportunity to see some the nation’s rising stars discuss the challenges and opportunities ahead for mobility technologies. Hear from some of the architects and creators of Israel’s latest technology marvels like Orit Nissan Messing, the co-founder and […]
    - 5 hours ago, 23 May 18, 1:00pm -
  • newFBI reportedly overestimated inaccessible encrypted phones by thousands

    FBI reportedly overestimated inaccessible encrypted phones by thousands

    The FBI seems to have been caught fibbing again on the topic of encrypted phones. FBI director Christopher Wray estimated in December that it had almost 7,800 phones that investigators were unable to access from 2017 alone. The real number is likely less than a quarter of that.
    - 12 hours ago, 23 May 18, 6:21am -
  • newZuckerberg didn’t make any friends in Europe today

    Zuckerberg didn’t make any friends in Europe today

    Speaking in front of EU lawmakers today Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg namechecked the GDPR’s core principles of “control, transparency and accountability” — claiming his company will deliver on all that, come Friday, when a new European Union data protection framework, GDPR, starts being applied, finally with penalties worth the enforcement. However there was little transparency […]
    - 12 hours ago, 23 May 18, 6:19am -
  • newAmazon facial recognition software raises privacy concerns with the ACLU

    Amazon facial recognition software raises privacy concerns with the ACLU

    Amazon hasn’t exactly kept Rekognition under wraps. In late 2016, the software giant talked up its facial detection software in a relatively benign AWS post announcing that the tech was already being implemented by The Washington County Sheriff’s Office in Oregon for suspect identification. The ACLU of Northern California is shining more light on the […]
    - 15 hours ago, 23 May 18, 3:38am -
  • newWatchdogs ask Googlers to stop it favoring its own search results

    Watchdogs ask Googlers to stop it favoring its own search results

    A new coalition of activist groups led by Yelp and TripAdvisor are renewing the fight to get Google to give a fair opportunity to all sites instead of putting its Knowledge Cards atop the results for subjective search queries. The alliance that includes Fight For The Future and Consumer Watchdog.org has assembled tens of thousands […]
    - 15 hours ago, 23 May 18, 2:47am -
  • newThe birth of the Universal Digital Profile

    The birth of the Universal Digital Profile

    It is a well-known fact that Europeans are generally more concerned about privacy than some other countries.
    - 16 hours ago, 23 May 18, 2:31am -
  • newAlexa gets smarter about calendar appointments

    Alexa gets smarter about calendar appointments

    As digital assistants improve, we’re learning new things to expect from them, but the tasks that a real-life assistant may have handled before can still be a bit of a challenge to home assistants. Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant is gaining functionality to help it get smarter about working with your calendar. The new abilities will […]
    - 17 hours ago, 23 May 18, 12:45am -
  • newZuckerberg avoided tough questions thanks to short EU testimony format

    Zuckerberg avoided tough questions thanks to short EU testimony format

    Mark Zuckerberg got to cherry-pick the questions he wanted to answer from EU Parliament after it spent an hour taking turns rattling off queries in bulk before leaving just a half-hour for his batched responses. Zuckerberg immediately trotted out his dorm room story of not expecting Facebook’s current duty to safety and democracy, and repeated his […]
    - 18 hours ago, 22 May 18, 11:55pm -
  • newBaidu spins out its global ad business to sharpen its focus on artificial intelligence

    Baidu spins out its global ad business to sharpen its focus on artificial intelligence

    Baidu, the Chinese search giant, is spinning out its business unit responsible for utility apps and its mobile ad business to sharpen its focus on artificial intelligence. As part of the spin-out, Baidu is selling a large chunk of its equity in the ‘Global DU’ business to as-yet-undisclosed investors. The plan is to sell “a […]
    - 19 hours ago, 22 May 18, 11:02pm -

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  • new‘Live Work Work Work Die’ author Corey Pein shares the secrets of tech success: Be lucky and ruthless

    ‘Live Work Work Work Die’ author Corey Pein shares the secrets of tech success: Be lucky and ruthless

    “I want to take this industry down a couple notches,” Pein says of Silicon Valley. Corey Pein moved to Silicon Valley in 2015, hoping to sell a company and get rich — and, along the way, he would write a book about the subject.“Honestly, I was expecting to walk into some easy money,” Pein said the on the latest episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher. “I have an Ivy League degree, I’m a white man, I was wearing a hoodie, I thought I had everything that I needed to h…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 May 18, 3:45pm -
  • newMark Zuckerberg faced a bunch of tough questions in Europe today. He didn’t really answer any of them.

    Mark Zuckerberg faced a bunch of tough questions in Europe today. He didn’t really answer any of them.

    The Facebook CEO issued broad talking points instead of specific answers, and regulators weren’t happy. For an hour on Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced some tough questions from Europe’s political leaders. They have concerns about his company’s data policies, its role in elections worldwide and whether the mammoth social network should be considered a monopoly and broken up.The hearing was more aggressive, and some of the questions more pointed, than the queries Zuckerbe…
    - 17 hours ago, 23 May 18, 1:24am -
  • newMusic legend Lyor Cohen works for YouTube now, and he wants you to pay $10 a month

    Music legend Lyor Cohen works for YouTube now, and he wants you to pay $10 a month

    Why? Let him tell you. Lyor Cohen used to complain about YouTube. Now he wants you to pay $10 a month for it.What changed?The very short answer is that Cohen used to run big record labels. Now he works at YouTube, as its emissary to music labels and the people who make music.The longer answer is that Cohen wasn’t the only person at a music label with a gripe about YouTube. Many label executives have long complained that YouTube, which makes billions of dollars selling ads, doesn’t s…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 May 18, 11:42pm -
  • newWatch Mark Zuckerberg’s slightly contentious meeting with EU regulators about Facebook’s data practices

    Watch Mark Zuckerberg’s slightly contentious meeting with EU regulators about Facebook’s data practices

    Zuckerberg agreed to the meeting to “clarify issues related to the use of personal data.” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will answer questions about his company’s data privacy policies on Tuesday during a 75-minute meeting with elected officials from the European Union.The meeting, conducted by the European Parliament, elected members of the European Union’s governing body, is set for 6:15 pm local time in Brussels (9:15 am PT in California). It was originally planned as a closed-do…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 May 18, 11:40pm -
  • newTesla isn’t shipping its $35,000 Model 3. That’s a problem if Elon Musk wants the company to appeal to a mass market.

    Tesla isn’t shipping its $35,000 Model 3. That’s a problem if Elon Musk wants the company to appeal to a mass market.

    Musk says if Tesla ships the promised affordable version of the Model 3 first it will “lose money and die.” Two years ago, Elon Musk unveiled Tesla’s first mass-market vehicle — the Model 3, starting at $35,000 — inspiring hundreds of thousands to deposit $1,000 to get on the waiting list.But the company still isn’t shipping those entry-level, $35,000 models en masse. Over the weekend, Elon Musk tweeted that Tesla will be shipping a more expensive version of its Model 3 star…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 May 18, 10:37pm -
  • newAmazon is selling facial recognition technology to police, allowing them to analyze ‘millions of faces in real-time’

    Amazon is selling facial recognition technology to police, allowing them to analyze ‘millions of faces in real-time’

    And the ACLU is furious. Amazon found itself at the center of a brewing privacy controversy on Tuesday after the American Civil Liberties Union disclosed that the tech giant is selling facial recognition technology to law enforcement that the company has said “helps identify persons of interest against a collection of millions of faces in real-time.”In a letter to CEO Jeff Bezos, the ACLU and a couple dozen other civil rights organizations called on Amazon to “stop powering a govern…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 May 18, 10:15pm -
  • newSlack’s new tool for developers lets people do more work without leaving Slack

    Slack’s new tool for developers lets people do more work without leaving Slack

    The messaging company is allowing deeper integrations with tools like Asana, Zendesk and HubSpot. The business communications service Slack is launching a new set of integrations for app developers that will let their users do more than just chat.A new tool called “Actions” will allow Slack’s eight million users to turn their messages into things like project tasks or customer-support tickets, starting with deeper integrations with a handful of partner apps, including task-tracker A…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 May 18, 10:00pm -
  • newA former ‘Shark Tank’ contestant wants to use Amazon’s Alexa to make interactive children’s books

    A former ‘Shark Tank’ contestant wants to use Amazon’s Alexa to make interactive children’s books

    Novel Effect won funding from the TV show but raised $3 million from Amazon and other investors instead. Alexa-powered speakers are a huge hit for Amazon, but we have yet to see many companies launch products that take advantage of Alexa’s voice platform.Here’s one that wants to try: Novel Effect, which is creating media designed to be used with Alexa and other voice-activated systems.Right now, Novel Effect’s main offering is built around children’s books: It has created sound e…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 May 18, 9:41pm -

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  • newMobiistar XQ Dual Selfie review: Two front cameras at an affordable price tag
    Mobiistar XQ Dual Selfie review: Two front cameras at an affordable price tag  The Indian ExpressMobiistar XQ Dual, CQ Selfie-Focused Smartphones Launched in India: Price, Specifications  NDTVMobiistar XQ Dual First Impressions: Good dual selfie cameras, pitted against fierce competition  BGR IndiaFull coverage
    - 47 mins ago, 23 May 18, 5:27pm -
  • newHTC U12+ With Pressure-Sensitive Buttons, Translucent Back Launched: Price, Specifications

    HTC U12+ With Pressure-Sensitive Buttons, Translucent Back Launched: Price, Specifications

    HTC U12+ With Pressure-Sensitive Buttons, Translucent Back Launched: Price, Specifications  NDTVHTC U12+ vs Samsung Galaxy S9+ vs OnePlus 6: Specifications, features compared  BGR IndiaHTC U12+ beats Pixel 2 to score second highest DxOMark rating in a smartphone camera  The Mobile IndianHTC makes U12 Plus official prematurely on test site  The VergeHTC U12+ hands-on: No notch, smarter edges, and real selfie portraits  PCWorldFull coverage
    - 2 hours ago, 23 May 18, 4:20pm -
  • newNotes from a joyride

    Notes from a joyride

    Notes from a joyride  Business LineRange Rover Evoque & Tata 709 truck crash: Here's the result  Cartoq (blog)Full coverage
    - 2 hours ago, 23 May 18, 4:19pm -
  • newWhatsApp Alert! Latest bug allows blocked users to send messages – Are you among them?

    WhatsApp Alert! Latest bug allows blocked users to send messages – Are you among them?

    WhatsApp Alert! Latest bug allows blocked users to send messages – Are you among them?  Financial ExpressGroup calling feature spotted on WhatsApp — check if you have it  Moneycontrol.comEuro GDPR effect: Facebook's WhatsApp for iOS gets 'Request Account Info' option  International Business Times, India EditionFull coverage
    - 2 hours ago, 23 May 18, 4:11pm -
  • newLenovo Z5 will offer 45 days of standby backup, launch invites to be out soon

    Lenovo Z5 will offer 45 days of standby backup, launch invites to be out soon

    Lenovo Z5 will offer 45 days of standby backup, launch invites to be out soon  BGR IndiaLenovo Z5 to Offer 45 Days of Standby Time, Company Teases  NDTVLenovo Z5 coming with 45 days standby, AI dual camera and 4TB storage  International Business Times, India EditionFull coverage
    - 2 hours ago, 23 May 18, 3:56pm -
  • newJio vs Airtel vs Vodafone vs Idea vs BSNL: Prepaid Recharges With Up to 1.5GB Data per Day

    Jio vs Airtel vs Vodafone vs Idea vs BSNL: Prepaid Recharges With Up to 1.5GB Data per Day

    Jio vs Airtel vs Vodafone vs Idea vs BSNL: Prepaid Recharges With Up to 1.5GB Data per Day  NDTVBharti Airtel Silently Rolls Out Data Add-On Packs to Counter Jio  TelecomTalk (blog)Idea Cellular's new Rs 499 plan offers 164GB data with 82 days validity  Gadgets NowFull coverage
    - 2 hours ago, 23 May 18, 3:45pm -
  • newOnePlus 6 review: OnePlus' finest is still punching above its weight

    OnePlus 6 review: OnePlus' finest is still punching above its weight

    OnePlus 6 review: OnePlus' finest is still punching above its weight  LivemintOnePlus 6 Beats 5T's Sales Record, Earns Rs 100 Crore in 1 Hour  News18GearBest Deals: OnePlus 6, Xiaomi Redmi S2 & More  Android HeadlinesFull coverage
    - 3 hours ago, 23 May 18, 3:42pm -
  • newWindows 10 April 2018 Update's latest flaw is the mystery of the disappearing desktop

    Windows 10 April 2018 Update's latest flaw is the mystery of the disappearing desktop

    Windows 10 April 2018 Update's latest flaw is the mystery of the disappearing desktop  TechRadarWindows 10 April 2018 Update problems: Users struggle with mystery 'black screen'  ZDNetAnother Windows 10 Update bug is making the desktop disappear  The INQUIRERFull coverage
    - 3 hours ago, 23 May 18, 2:58pm -
  • newSamsung Galaxy A6+ seems to be a flagship-inspired midrange phone: Hands-on

    Samsung Galaxy A6+ seems to be a flagship-inspired midrange phone: Hands-on

    Samsung Galaxy A6+ seems to be a flagship-inspired midrange phone: Hands-on  Business StandardSamsung Galaxy A6, A6+, J6 sale goes live in India: Price, launch offers and more  International Business Times, India EditionYou can buy the Samsung Galaxy J6 at Rs. 990 via Flipkart  GizbotFull coverage
    - 4 hours ago, 23 May 18, 2:18pm -
  • newApple's partner TSMC has started production of 7 nm chips that will be powering next gen iPhones: Report

    Apple's partner TSMC has started production of 7 nm chips that will be powering next gen iPhones: Report

    Apple's partner TSMC has started production of 7 nm chips that will be powering next gen iPhones: Report  FirstpostNext generation Apple iPhone chipsets already in production  BGR IndiaTSMC is reportedly making 7-nanometer Apple A12 chips for 2018 iPhones  VentureBeatiPhone X2: TSMC 'starts production' of 7nm A12 chips for next-gen iPhones  The INQUIRERFull coverage
    - 4 hours ago, 23 May 18, 2:14pm -
  • newOnePlus 6 update brings ability to disable notch, support for super slow motion video

    OnePlus 6 update brings ability to disable notch, support for super slow motion video

    OnePlus 6 update brings ability to disable notch, support for super slow motion video  The Indian ExpressOnePlus 6 First Software Update Brings May Android Security Patch, Ability to Disable Notch, and More  NDTVOnePlus 6 update rolling out with support for super slow-mo videos and the ability to hide the notch  BGR IndiaOnePlus 6 release date, specs and price: Notch removal update released, together with slow-motion recording  The INQUIRERFull coverage
    - 5 hours ago, 23 May 18, 1:26pm -
  • new2018 Hyundai Creta Facelift Vs Jeep Compass - Specs, Price, Features and Which One is a Better SUV?

    2018 Hyundai Creta Facelift Vs Jeep Compass - Specs, Price, Features and Which One is a Better SUV?

    2018 Hyundai Creta Facelift Vs Jeep Compass - Specs, Price, Features and Which One is a Better SUV?  News182018 Hyundai Creta Facelift: New Vs Old - Major Differences  ABP LiveHyundai India to hike prices of its cars by 2 per cent from June 2018  OverdriveFull coverage
    - 5 hours ago, 23 May 18, 1:25pm -
  • newXiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Starts Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo-Based MIUI 9.5.6 Update

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Starts Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo-Based MIUI 9.5.6 Update

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Starts Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo-Based MIUI 9.5.6 Update  NDTVXiaomi Redmi 6 leaked photos ahead of launch hint at a display notch  BGR IndiaXiaomi Mi 8 price, specs, release date confirmed: Everything you must know  International Business Times, India EditionXiaomi's IPO will make dozens of lucky workers millionaires  Times of IndiaFull coverage
    - 5 hours ago, 23 May 18, 1:23pm -
  • newIndia-bound Volvo XC40: 5 things to know

    India-bound Volvo XC40: 5 things to know

    India-bound Volvo XC40: 5 things to know  Autocar IndiaVolvo's smart new XC60 SUV lands in SA  Independent OnlineRumour: Volvo XC40 to be launched in July 2018  Team-BHPReview: 2019 Volvo XC40 SUV sets the standard with style, safety, value and innovation  Detroit Free PressFull coverage
    - 5 hours ago, 23 May 18, 1:15pm -
  • newVivo Apex Bezel-Less Smartphone Expected to Launch on June 12

    Vivo Apex Bezel-Less Smartphone Expected to Launch on June 12

    Vivo Apex Bezel-Less Smartphone Expected to Launch on June 12  NDTVVivo Apex full-screen smartphone with sliding selfie camera likely to launch on June 12  BGR IndiaVivo Apex smartphone with 98 percent screen-to-body ratio, pop-up selfie camera could launch on June 12  DigitFull coverage
    - 6 hours ago, 23 May 18, 11:51am -
  • newOnePlus 6 Gaming Performance Review

    OnePlus 6 Gaming Performance Review

    OnePlus 6 Gaming Performance Review  NDTVPUBG Mobile has broken the 10 million daily active users mark  BGR IndiaPUBG Mobile reaches 10 million daily active users milestone  Business StandardFull coverage
    - 9 hours ago, 23 May 18, 9:04am -
  • 2018 Ford EcoSport S first drive review

    2018 Ford EcoSport S first drive review

    2018 Ford EcoSport S first drive review  Overdrive2018 Ford EcoSport S and Signature Edition First Impressions, Walkaround Video And Features  Motoroids (blog)Ford EcoSport S: Review  NDTVAuto.comFull coverage
    - 1 day ago, 22 May 18, 4:02pm -
  • Flipkart Apple Week Sale Offers Discounts on iPhone X, iPhone 7, iPads, and More Apple Devices

    Flipkart Apple Week Sale Offers Discounts on iPhone X, iPhone 7, iPads, and More Apple Devices

    Flipkart Apple Week Sale Offers Discounts on iPhone X, iPhone 7, iPads, and More Apple Devices  NDTVFlipkart Apple Week: Top discounts, deals on iPhone X, iPhone 7, Apple AirPods and more  The Indian ExpressFlipkart Apple Week: Discounts on iPhones, MacBooks, Apple Watch and more  BGR IndiaFull coverage
    - 2 days ago, 21 May 18, 12:14pm -
  • LinkedIn Launches AI Academy To Educate Employees

    LinkedIn Launches AI Academy To Educate Employees

    LinkedIn Launches AI Academy To Educate Employees  Android HeadlinesFull coverage
    - 5 days ago, 18 May 18, 9:21pm -
  • Google sells the future, powered by your personal data

    Google sells the future, powered by your personal data

    Google sells the future, powered by your personal data  NBCNews.comFull coverage
    - 13 days ago, 10 May 18, 2:00pm -

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