- Facebook appoints a new AI research head 2018/01/24
Facebook has a new executive coming on to unify its research efforts in the field of artificial intelligence. Former IBM exec Jérôme Pesenti will be taking the lead at Facebook’s AI research (FAIR) a …
- Crunch Report | DJI unveils new Mavic Air 2018/01/24
DJI unveils the new Mavic Air, Twitter COO Anthony Noto resigns and Apple HomePod starts shipping February 9th. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
- Nike just released its first shoe with an all-foam bottom 2018/01/24
Nike just announced their first shoe with an all-foam sole powered by a new foam technology called React. The shoe is called the Nike Epic React Flyknit and is a running shoe, which will release on F …
- Facebook and Twitter face a short deadline on Russian bot #ReleaseTheMemo reports for Congress 2018/01/24
Two leading Democrats in Congress are calling for new disclosures from Facebook and Twitter about Russian disinformation campaigns on their platforms. In a letter, Rep. Adam Schiff and Sen. Dianne Fe …
- Anti-piracy firm Denuvo acquired by digital security outfit Irdeto 2018/01/24
Denuvo’s anti-piracy tech has been divisive in the gaming world, with some complaining that it restricts their gaming habits or prevents modding — but few will dispute that it has been unusually succ …
- BrandPost: Don’t Have Reservations About Your Reserved Instances 2018/01/23
On the face of it, reserving cloud capacity in advance seems like a no-brainer. After all, the promised cost savings can be compelling. Customers purchasing Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances, for example, …
- IDG Contributor Network: Immersive learning transforming education 2018/01/23
As all major tech giants converge in London this week for Bett UK – arguably the biggest event in the EdTech calendar – many companies like Microsoft are keen to showcase how immersive technologies ca …
- BrandPost: Infographic: 3 productivity-killing tasks your employees want you to automate 2018/01/23
Your competition is doing it. Your employees are asking for it. And in industries across the board, business and IT leaders are talking about it: Automating repetitive tasks can obliterate wasted time …
- IDG Contributor Network: Key cloud trends for 2018 2018/01/23
The rate of cloud adoption will continue to rise in 2018. As more CIOs remain plagued by the enormous costs of managing infrastructure while dealing with high costs of delivering availability, securit …
- IDG Contributor Network: How BRMs can tap into the value of business architecture 2018/01/23
Walk into a leadership meeting and ask the following question: “Who here has experience working with business architectures?” You’ll get about the same response as you would by asking, “Who could use …
- Apple CEO Tim Cook: Hardware and Software Integration Will Set HomePod Apart From Competitors 2018/01/24
Apple CEO Tim Cook is spending some time in Canada this week, and yesterday he attended a hockey game and visited the Eaton Centre Apple Store in Toronto. Cook today stopped by the offices of Canadian …
- Apple Shipped an Estimated 29 Million iPhone X Devices in Q4 2017 2018/01/24
Apple shipped 29 million iPhone X devices in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to new research data shared today by Canalys. At 29 million devices shipped, the iPhone X was the "world's …
- Siri is Now Actively Used on More Than Half a Billion Devices 2018/01/23
In today's announcement about the HomePod's February 9 launch date, Apple quietly provided new data on how many people are using Siri. According to the company, Siri is now actively used on …
- Mozilla Releases Firefox 58 for Mac With Performance Optimizations 2018/01/23
Mozilla today announced the launch of Firefox 58, building upon the new "Quantum" features that were introduced in Firefox 57 back in November. Firefox 57 introduced a redesigned interface, …
- Apple Releases iTunes 12.7.3 With Support for HomePod 2018/01/23
Alongside the public debut of macOS High Sierra 10.13.3, Apple today released an updated version of iTunes for Mac. iTunes 12.7.3, according to Apple's release notes, introduces support for the H …
Tech in Asia
- Video: How Asia’s doing deep learning differently from Silicon Valley 2018/01/24
What exactly is deep learning, and what are Asia's startups and tech titans doing about it that's different from those in the US?
- Asia news roundup: Ninja Van bags $87m, 500 Startups’ first series B lead, and more 2018/01/23
A roundup of today’s top tech headlines from across the region.
- 10 rising startups in Japan 2018/01/23
This week, one company raised over US$60 million and announced a partnership with LINE. Read on for the details, plus news about the latest in food, money, travel, and more. Folio Folio is a robo-adv …
- What startup exhibitors said about TIA Singapore 2017 (INFOGRAPHIC) 2018/01/23
Startups, here’s your chance to exhibit at Tech in Asia Singapore 2018 – applications are now open!
- SmartHR’s $13m round marks first series B lead for 500 Startups 2018/01/23
It's unlikely to be the seed capital specialist's last lead role at series B – and Asia is top of the list for the next one.
Google Technology News
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- Facebook acquires biometric ID verification startup – CanIndia News 2018/01/24
Facebook acquires biometric ID verification startupCanIndia NewsNew Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Facebook has acquired a biometric ID verification startup named Confirm that specialises in remotely verifying …
- PS4 Experiencing Issues As PSN Is Partially Down – GameSpot 2018/01/24
GameSpotPS4 Experiencing Issues As PSN Is Partially DownGameSpotIf you're having trouble on PS4 right now, including playing games, it's not just you. PlayStation Network is suffering from i …
- How to listen to audiobooks on Google Home – CNET 2018/01/24
CNETHow to listen to audiobooks on Google HomeCNETWhile Google has worked to quickly close the gap between Google Home ($129.00 at Lowes.com) and Alexa, there was one major multimedia box that Google …
- This Is Facebook's News Survey – BuzzFeed News 2018/01/24
BuzzFeed NewsThis Is Facebook's News SurveyBuzzFeed NewsLast week, Facebook said its News Feed would prioritize links from publications its users deemed "trustworthy" in an upcoming sur …
BBC Tech News
- K'Nex builds toys rollercoaster you can ride in VR 2018/01/24
K'Nex creates a toy rollercoaster kit that children build and then "ride" in virtual reality.
- Robot bartender: The bar where machines mix drinks 2018/01/24
You can order a cocktail and a pair of robot arms will mix it for you while you wait.
- Microsoft boss: World needs more computing power 2018/01/23
The head of tech giant Microsoft says faster machines are needed to solve difficult computing problems.
- The mystery of the cars abandoned in a robot car park 2018/01/23
Several vehicles from the 1990s were discovered during work to dismantle Edinburgh's "car park of the future".
- Mavic Air: DJI launches 'ultraportable' drone 2018/01/23
DJI releases a drone that it says is about half the size and weight of its bestselling Mavic Pro.