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India’s Livspace raises $70M for its one-stop-shop for interior design

Livspace, an India-based startup that helps consumers manage home renovations and interior design, has pulled in a $70 million Series C deal that’s led by G...

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Humans Simply 'Hardwired' For Laziness, Study Says

Zorro shares a report from Study Finds: [...] A new study shows we may just have to chalk it up to our brains simply being hardwired to prefer hanging on the couch instead of...

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Evernote Slashes 15 Percent of Its Workforce

Evernote, one of the most popular productivity apps on the market, is struggling to stay on top of the charts. TechCrunch, after reporting two weeks that the company &...

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How the HTC Exodus Blockchain Phone Plans to Secure Your Cryptocurrency

HTC starts filling in the details of its so-called blockchain smartphone, expected to launch later this year...

Wired

SparkLabs is launching a cybersecurity and blockchain accelerator program in the US

Investment firm SparkLabs has run accelerator programs across APAC, now it has announced its first that’ll be based on U.S. soil and it’s a...

Techcrunch

Bring on more Walking Dead: AMC hints at movies and a new TV series - CNET

There could be a 10-year plan on the way for even more Walking Dead adventures...

CNET

Zaif Cryptocurrency Exchange Suffers $60 Million Hack

Hackers were able to steal $60 million worth of company and user funds belonging to the Zaif Japanese cryptocurrency exchange. The breach occurred last week, but the company d...

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Cadillac says goodbye to CTS-V, ATS-V, will expand V line - Roadshow

The CT6-V will be the first model in a new, expanded series of V-Series performance Cadillacs...

CNET

Shows and movies on Hulu: October 2018 - CNET

Galaxy Quest and The Nightmare Before Christmas are coming to Hulu...

CNET

NASA's mission to 'touch the sun' beams back first images - CNET

Sun not included...

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John Hancock Will Include Fitness Tracking In All Life Insurance Policies

An anonymous reader quotes a report from VentureBeat: John Hancock, one of the oldest and largest North American life insurers, will stop underwriting traditional life insuran...

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Mars dust devils leave their mark on the landscape - CNET

A global dust storm on Mars looks like it kicked up quite a fuss...

CNET

Google’s GitHub competitor gets better search tools

Google today announced an update to Cloud Source Repositories, its recently relaunched Git-based source code repository, that brings a significantly better search experience t...

Techcrunch

Google brings vulnerability scanning to its Cloud Build CI/CD platform

Google today announced an important update to its Cloud Build CI/CD platform that brings vulnerability scanning to all container images built using the service. Container Regi...

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Google’s Cloud Memorystore for Redis is now generally available

After five months in public beta, Google today announced that its Cloud Memorystore for Redis, its fully managed in-memory data store, is now generally available. The service,...

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History Search remembers what's on all those websites you visited so you can find it again - CNET

Browser extension archives details of your last 3,000 website visits -- and lifts that limit if you pay $4 per month...

CNET

Hologram phone calls - sci-fi or serious possibility?

With 5G, experts say we could enjoy virtual reality in HD on our mobiles and even project holographics...

BBC Technology

‘Jackrabbot 2’ takes to the sidewalks to learn how humans navigate politely

Autonomous vehicles and robots have to know how to get from A to B without hitting obstacles or pedestrians — but how can they do so politely and without disturbing nearby h...

Techcrunch

Alibaba To Set Up New Chip Company Amid Fear of US Tech Dependency

hackingbear shares a report from CNN: China's biggest tech firm announced Wednesday that the new [semiconductor] business will develop artificial intelligence chi...

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Google teams up with T-Mobile on more-accurate 911 location data - CNET

Enhanced location service runs on 99 percent of active Android phones...

CNET

Lime is pissed at San Francisco for denying it an e-scooter permit, claims ‘unlawful bias’

Lime is waging a war against the San Francisco Municipal Transporation Agency (SFMTA), claiming that the organization acted with “unlawful bias&am...

Techcrunch

Amazon's new shopping experiment is Scout, and you can try it now - CNET

Give items a thumbs-up or a thumbs-down to get tailored product recommendations...

CNET

Equifax fined by ICO over data breach that hit Britons

The UK's Information Commissioner's Office imposes a fine of £500,000 over the 2017 breach...

BBC Technology

Facing sexual assault charges, 3D-printed gun advocate Cody Wilson evades US authorities

The gun rights activist who waged a very public legal war over the right to freely distribute 3D-printed gun schematics over the internet is facing serious charges that have n...

Techcrunch

How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry (AAPL, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN)

The US spends over $3 trillion annually in healthcare costs — but providers can’t keep up with growing demand. Health organizations are increasingly turning to tech comp...

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'The market is betting on a bidding war': The fight for Sky might come down to a rare sealed auction

A sealed one-day auction between Comcast and Fox for Sky might commence Saturday. These types of auctions are extremely rare with only two in the past decade. Analysts predi...

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'WaitList.dat' Windows File May Be Secretly Hoarding Your Passwords, Emails

A file named WaitList.dat, found only on touchscreen-capable Windows PCs, may be collecting your sensitive data like passwords and emails. According to ZDNet, in order for the...

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The CEO of one of the most important startups in video gaming explains why the next big thing hasn't yet replaced the smartphone (MSFT, FB, GOOGL)

There's been lots of hype around virtual- and augmented-reality headsets in recent years — with some going so far as to say that they could repl...

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Amazon just accidentally revealed an Echo subwoofer and smart plug - CNET

Pocket-lint discovered these unannounced products on Amazon's UK website...

CNET

Amazon reportedly planning 3,000 cashier-less Go stores by 2021

Amazon plans to open as many as 3,000 of its cashier-less Amazon Go convenience stores by the year 2021, according to a report from Bloomberg today. That would be Amazon...

The Verge

CNET Asks: Will one of Apple's new iPhones be your next smartphone? - CNET

Has Apple made enough improvements with the iPhone XS, XS Max and XR to earn your vote?...

CNET

'I'm Admin. You're Admin. Everyone is Admin.' Remote Access Bug Turns Western Digital My Cloud Into Everyone's Cloud

Researchers at infosec shop Securify revealed this week a vulnerability, designated CVE-2018-17153, which allows an unauthenticated attacker with network access to the device...

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How advances in edge computing are addressing key problems in the healthcare, telecommunications, and automotive sectors

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intel...

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Facebook could face EU sanctions if it doesn’t change its terms of service

Facebook could face sanctions for not complying with the European Union’s consumer rules, according to a report from Reuters today. Back in February, the company was t...

The Verge

Amazon might open thousands of its grab-and-go stores over the next three years - CNET

The e-commerce giant is reportedly considering as many as 3,000 Amazon Go stores by 2021...

CNET

Amazon leak reveals upcoming Echo subwoofer and smart plug

Amazon appears to have leaked some upcoming products on its UK website. Pocket-lint spotted listings for two new Alexa items, a smart plug and a subwoofer, that appear t...

The Verge

Despite Data Caps and Throttling, Industry Says Mobile Can Replace Home Internet

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: AT&T and Verizon are trying to convince the Federal Communications Commission that mobile broadband is g...

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'The LPs did nothing...shame on the LPs:' Insiders say the unravelling of Silicon Valley's hottest VC firm, Social Capital, could have been avoided

Social Capital's rupture has largely been blamed on the firm's charismatic co-founder, early Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya. However, some i...

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'Shame on the LPs': Insiders say the unravelling of Silicon Valley's hottest VC firm, Social Capital, could have been avoided

Social Capital's rupture has largely been blamed on the firm's charismatic co-founder, early Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya. However, some i...

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'Shame on the LPs:' Insiders say the unravelling of Silicon Valley's hottest VC firm, Social Capital, could have been avoided

Social Capital's rupture has largely been blamed on the firm's charismatic co-founder, early Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya. However, some i...

Business Insider Tech

Ticketmaster partners with scalpers to rip you off, two undercover reporters say - CNET

The company is reportedly helping ticket resellers violate its own terms of use...

CNET

18 new details about Elon Musk’s redesigned, moon-bound ‘Big F*ing Rocket’

Although the spotlight at this week’s SpaceX event was squarely on Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa — the first paying passenger for the company&amp...

Techcrunch

Apple Music now works with Android Auto

Apple has just released an update for Apple Music on Android, and the biggest new addition is that it now supports Android Auto. So if you’re an Android user but prefe...

The Verge

Black Panther's Ryan Coogler producing Space Jam sequel - CNET

He shoots, he scores! LeBron James has enlisted the Marvel director to work on the long-awaited comedy follow-up...

CNET

Amazon could soon be the third-place online advertiser behind Facebook and Google — but only if it can avoid trouble with regulators and shoppers (GOOG, GOOGL)

Amazon is expected to become the third largest digital advertiser, behind Facebook and Google, according to eMarketer researchers. But as the company's market sha...

Business Insider Tech

Lyft now integrates public transit info in app

Lyft has officially entered the public transit space with the launch of Nearby Transit, a feature currently available just in Santa Monica, Calif. This comes just a couple of...

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Entrepreneurs: It’s time to put corporate VCs back on your short list

The startup media is awash with stories of corporate venture capital prioritizing their own interests over those of their portfolio. While some of these stories may have a bas...

Techcrunch

Inside Verizon's newly renovated New Jersey campus, which features an indoor taco truck, an exclusive hotel, and a mile-long track

Verizon has a large, seven-building campus in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. The space can accommodate a total of 6,000 employees. Business Insider swung by One Verizon Way and...

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Japan's Hayabusa-2 is sending tiny rovers to hop around an asteroid - CNET

The JAXA spacecraft is dropping a few emissaries to the surface before moving in itself to swipe a piece of the space rock Ryugu...

CNET

Nest tried to hide its identity as the buyer of a promising health startup

More and more tech companies are blurring the line between gadgets and health devices. The new Apple Watch Series 4 will eventually do electrocardiograms. Fitbit just an...

The Verge

5 ways to get the most from your cellphone data

People are hungry for more data availability on their mobile devices — for photos, videos, music, games, texts, and other digital content. But at the same time we all want...

Business Insider Tech

The Fortnite cube finally does something, turns Loot Lake into bouncy lake - CNET

The giant purple cube has finally reached its final destination...

CNET

Coinbase hires Fannie Mae exec Brian Brooks as chief legal officer

Coinbase has made yet another addition to its C-suite. The cryptocurrency trading platform has hired Brian Brooks, the former executive vice president, general counsel and cor...

Techcrunch

Alibaba's Jack Ma Backs Down From Promise To Trump To Bring 1 Million Jobs to the US

Jack Ma, chairman of Alibaba, has abandoned a promise to create one million new jobs in the US, in a sign of the threat that rising trade tensions with China pose to some of U...

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YouTube’s trending tab is there to lure in new users, not views

How important is YouTube’s trending section for getting views? According to YouTube chief business officer Robert Kyncl, it has less of an impact than people might bel...

The Verge

Amazon launches Scout, a machine learning-powered visual shopping tool

Amazon is experimenting with a new tool called Scout designed to help shoppers better figure out what they want to buy in a more visual fashion, according to a report from CNB...

Techcrunch

'An apocalyptical onslaught to their models and profit margins': Why media agencies are on their death bed

The future of media agencies is as grim as ever, according to a new report by market research firm Forrester released this week. Continuing transparency issues, clients taki...

Business Insider Tech

PUBG is finally coming to PS4, according to this leak - CNET

The game title was spotted on a Korean video game ratings board site...

CNET

Elon Musk promises Tesla dashcam feature coming soon - Roadshow

Dashcam mode would use the cameras on the vehicle normally used for Autopilot and will be released with Tesla software version 9 as a beta feature...

CNET

Times Newer Roman is a Font Designed To Make Your Essays Look Longer

Chaim Gartenberg, writing for The Verge: Times Newer Roman, a font from internet marketing firm MSCHF (which you may remember from the Tabagotchi Chrome extension). Times Newe...

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New planet could be Mr. Spock's Star Trek home world - CNET

Here's some science to go with your favorite science fiction. Elon Musk, can you get us to Vulcan?...

CNET

Facebook is setting up a 'war room' ahead of Brazil and US elections - CNET

The social network also says it removed almost 1.3 billion fake accounts between October and March...

CNET

NASA's Mars rover is having trouble sending data back - CNET

The Curiosity rover can't transmit some of its data. NASA is on the case...

CNET

Amazon reportedly wants to be one of the largest convenience chains in America with 3,000 cashierless stores (AMZN)

Amazon wants to open 3,000 Amazon Go stores across the US by 3,000, according to Bloomberg. Go is Amazon's cashierless store, which features "just-wa...

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Amazon reportedly wants to open up to 3,000 cashierless stores to become one of the largest convenience chains in America (AMZN)

Amazon is considering opening as many as 3,000 Amazon Go stores across the US by 2021, according to Bloomberg. Amazon Go is Amazon's cashierless store featuring w...

Business Insider Tech

Red Dead Online could make Rockstar's western a GTA V-size juggernaut - CNET

Commentary: Rockstar Games is back at it again with another open-world online mode...

CNET

Amazon is Reportedly Planning Up To 3,000 Cashierless Stores By 2021

Amazon is planning to open 3,000 of its cashierless stores by 2021, Bloomberg reported Wednesday, planning a major push into retail as it continues to scale its online platfor...

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Reimagining of Schrodinger's Cat Breaks Quantum Mechanics -- and Stumps Physicists

In a multi-'cat' experiment, the textbook interpretation of quantum theory seems to lead to contradictory pictures of reality, physicists claim. New...

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Newegg users’ credit card info was exposed to hackers for a month

Hardware retailer Newegg suffered a month-long data breach that exposed users’ credit card information to the same hackers who targeted British Airways and Ticketmaste...

The Verge

Fabricio Bloisi’s Movile is leading tech’s charge in Brazil and beyond and he’s coming to Startup Battlefield Latin America

In the twenty years since Movile launched its first technology services in 1998, the technology industry in Latin America has exploded. Technology startups have gone from bein...

Techcrunch

Facebook sets up a 'war room' ahead of Brazil and US elections - CNET

The social network also said it's removed almost 1.3 billion fake accounts between October and March...

CNET

The Lyft app will now tell you the fastest way to get anywhere — even if it means taking public transit instead of a Lyft ride

Lyft and a company called Trafi are partnering to add additional transportation methods like public transit to Lyft's in-app routing system.  Rid...

Business Insider Tech

Cloudflare Wants Internet Route Leaks To Be a Thing of the Past

Cloudflare wants routing issues to be a thing of the past by deploying a new feature to try to stop route leaks and hijacks in their tracks. From a report: Cloudflare told Tec...

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Game of Thrones showrunners reveal why season 8 is taking so long - CNET

That last season is "the biggest thing we've ever done," David Benioff says, promising it'll be worth the wait...

CNET

Password bypass flaw in Western Digital My Cloud drives puts data at risk

A security researcher has published details of a vulnerability in a popular cloud storage drive after the company failed to issue security patches for over a year. Remco Verme...

Techcrunch

Jack Ma said Trump's trade war with China will wreck Alibaba's plans to help create 1 million US jobs (BABA)

Alibaba chairman Jack Ma said that the US-China trade war will wreck the company's pledge to help create 1 million US jobs. The comment, made in an interview with...

Business Insider Tech

Red Dead Online could make Rockstar's western a GTA V-sized juggernaut - CNET

Commentary: Rockstar Games is back at it again with another open-world online mode...

CNET

An Amazon executive reveals the strategic reason why the company is wooing small businesses with a dedicated shopping page (AMZN)

Amazon has launched a page to showcase small-and-medium-sized US businesses that sell on Amazon, called Storefronts. Customers told Amazon that they wanted to...

Business Insider Tech

Google had to change Gmail's new Smart Reply responses because its AI kept suggesting 'I love you' (GOOG, GOOGL)

Gmail's "Smart Reply" feature suggests quick responses at the bottom of emails.   "I love...

Business Insider Tech

Amazon is facing an EU antitrust probe into its collection of sales data

European regulators are taking a preliminary look at Amazon’s third-party data collection practices as part of an early antitrust probe, European Union officials discl...

The Verge

India's richest man's plan to revolutionize its telecom industry with cheap data seems to be working (RIL)

Reliance Industries' Reliance Jio added 11.79 million subscribers in July, 10 times more than all of its rivals combined. Its subscriber base&...

Business Insider Tech

The most anticipated game of the year will be missing a major online component when it comes out in October

"Red Dead Redemption 2" will launch on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 26 — but players will have to wait November to play &a...

Business Insider Tech

Fitbit targets employers and health plans with Care

When it launched the Versa back in March, Fitbit also announced plans to pivot. While the company will continue to operate in consumer hardware, it’s also sh...

Techcrunch

Nintendo Switch Online: Everything you need to know - CNET

Here's what you get for your $20 a year...

CNET

This machine perfectly places street cones

Royal Truck & Equipment Inc.'s Roadrunner machine automatically places and retrieves street cones. The handheld electronic contro...

Business Insider Tech

Facebook plans voter drive, partners with Democratic/Republican Institutes

Facebook will push users to register to vote through a partnership with TurboVote, has partnered with the International Republican Institute and International Democratic Insti...

Techcrunch

A Google programmer just published a book of hilarious cartoons that shows what it's really like to work at the search giant (GOOG, GOOGL)

  Google employees could probably use a good laugh about now.  In recent weeks, President Donald Trump and his political allies have accused...

Business Insider Tech

Alibaba is reportedly setting up its own company to make a customized artificial-intelligence chip (BABA)

Alibaba is setting up its own company to make a customized artificial intelligence chip, Reuters reported. The chip, which is expected to be launched&...

Business Insider Tech

Russo brothers tease Avengers 4 title with Instagram photo - CNET

Is that ladder an A? Is that shelf an E? And -- hey, is that Homer Simpson?...

CNET

Spotify sued for gender discrimination over 'boys' trips' to Sundance, strip clubs - CNET

The company also allegedly violated equal pay laws...

CNET

Wildlife Detective Uses DNA to Link Stolen Ivory to Big Cartels

A new method looks at the DNA of elephant tusks to pinpoint the crime networks behind disparate stashes of poached ivory...

Wired

iPhone XS has slightly smaller battery and more RAM than iPhone X

A couple of specs you’ll never hear mentioned at an Apple keynote or find on the company’s website are an iPhone’s actual battery capacity and the amount of RAM in...

The Verge

Android phones in the US will now automatically share your location during 911 calls

Earlier this year, Google conducted tests to provide better location information for emergency calls. Today, the company has announced that the technology is available i...

The Verge

A $100 mini version of the original PlayStation is on the way with 20 games packed in — here are the games included

The PlayStation Classic is adorable, obviously. Just look at that tiny little replica of the original PlayStation! There's no way a full-sized CD could fit in tha...

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A $100, mini version of the original PlayStation is on the way with 20 games packed in — here are the games included

The PlayStation Classic is adorable, obviously. Just look at that tiny little replica of the original PlayStation! There's no way a full-sized CD could fit in tha...

Business Insider Tech

DIY Gun Activist Cody Wilson Accused of Child Sexual Assault

A Texas court issued a warrant for the Defense Distributed founder's arrest on Wednesday...

Wired

Mark Zuckerberg's money manager invested $100 million in a hot startup — and it shows how Microsoft's $7.5 billion GitHub acquisition is sending shockwaves through Silicon Valley (MSFT, TEAM)

GitLab has raised $100 million in a round led by Iconiq Capital, with the deal valuing the startup at $1.1 billion.  GitLab is one of the chief competitors to...

Business Insider Tech

Box-Office Giant Ticketmaster Recruits Pros For Secret Scalper Program

Box-office giant Ticketmaster is recruiting professional scalpers who cheat its own system to expand its resale business and squeeze more money out of fans, a CBC News/Toronto...

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VW's I.D. Buzz Cargo van puts aside the flower power and gets a job - Roadshow

The Volkswagen I.D. Buzz Cargo loses the extra glass and gains a bunch of practicality to be a promising-looking work van...

CNET

3 ways women can shape the future of tech

By Julie Elberfeld, senior vice president of shared technology at Capital One We’ve all seen the headlines about women leaving the tech industry. They&am...

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