House committee chair calls for FTC antitrust investigation into Facebook

Facebook is already under regulatory scrutiny in the US, but it could be subject to much more pressure if one House representative has his way. Antitr...


Watch Google's GDC 2019 event in 14 minutes

Earlier today at GDC 2019, Google officially revealed Stadia, a game-streaming service that will be available later this year in US, Canada, the UK...


House chair asks tech CEOs to speak about New Zealand shooting response

Internet companies say they've been scrambling to remove video of the mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, but US politicians are concerned the...


Apple dropped the price on several expensive Mac upgrades

Apple's iMac updates weren't the only changes the company made today. With less fanfare, it also lowered the cost of SSD upgrades for the MacBook Air,...


BioWare promises to fix ‘Anthem’ after dismal launch

Anthem has had a rough launch, and no one is more aware of the issues than developer BioWare. In a candid blog post, company general manager Casey Hud...


The iPad Air seems boring, but I want one anyway

When Apple released the impressive and wildly expensive iPad Pro last fall, I started thinking that the company could use an iPad XR. I imagined a tab...


Arcimoto's latest three-wheeled EV is designed for deliveries

You might remember Arcimoto as the company behind the "Fun Utility Vehicle" (FUV) -- a three-wheeled, electric vehicle that's scheduled to h...


Facebook limits ad targeting following discrimination settlement

Facebook has settled the lawsuit accusing the company of violating housing discrimination law through its ad system, and it's making changes to reduce...


'Apex Legends' has banned 500,000 accounts for cheating

Apex Legends season 1 is now underway, and beyond the updates previously Respawn had revealed would be included in today's patch (including a new char...


Google announces Stadia, its cross-platform game streaming service

At the 2019 Game Developers Conference (FDC) in San Francisco today, Google unveiled Stadia, its all-you-can-play game streaming service. It’s launchi...


MoviePass to offer its original $9.95 unlimited plan for a limited time

The monthly movie ticket subscription service MoviePass is switching back to the $9.95 per month uncapped plan that proved highly popular, but was ult...


Google Stadia can use AI to change a game's art in real-time

Google's Stadia game streaming service isn't just using the cloud to make games playable anywhere -- it's also using the technology for some clever ar...


How IoT and AI are Disrupting the Sports Events Industry

First, ticket buying went digital. Over time, more and more players entered the events tech industry, developing new technologies to lessen the burde...


Google built a controller for its Stadia gaming service

Google is backing up its new Stadia game streaming service with some honest-to-goodness hardware -- but not a box. The internet giant has unveiled a g...


YouTube bans secondary Alex Jones channel hosting NZ conspiracy videos

YouTube has terminated a channel Alex Jones was reportedly using to skirt his ban from the platform. On a video posted on Resistance News, which was a...


Google is launching a game-streaming service called Stadia

Google is getting into game streaming. The company today revealed Stadia, the evolution of its efforts to make digital, on-demand video games reliable...


Review: The Huawei Matebook X Pro (2019) is the best laptop I’ve ever used… ever

Comparing gadgets to their Apple equivalent is the oldest (and arguably laziest) trope in the tech journalism handbook. Android phones are inevitably ...


Apple's upcoming video service won't offer live sports at launch

Whatever video service Apple unveils at its March 25th event, live sports won't be a part of it. The company's Eddy Cue told Sports Illustrated in an ...


We finally get a glimpse of System Shock 3 — and it was worth the wait

The Game Developers Conference began yesterday, and it got off to an unexpectedly good start by finally revealing footage of a game long-rumored to be...


Ultima Thule is unlike anything we’ve seen in the solar system

It turns out Ultima Thule is a kind of lumpy space snowman. If you've been following NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, you know Ultima Thule is an objec...


Binance will let you buy Bitcoin with cash from 1,300 stores in Australia

Binance says cryptocurrency fans in Australia will soon be able to purchase Bitcoin from over 1,300 supported Newsagents across the country. The new s...


This Bluetooth speaker may look like an AI-monster from The Matrix but it sounds great

The GravaStar from Zoeao is the weirdest Bluetooth speaker I’ve reviewed, but that’s a good thing. It reminds me of a simpler time – the 1980s – when ...


Robots will serve as guides for the 2020 Olympics

You didn't think a 2020 summer Olympics set in Japan would go without some robots, did you? Sure enough, they're on their way. The Tokyo Olympics' Org...


Patreon splits its service to cater for different creators

Patreon is rolling out a new price plan structure. Announced today, the new system comprises Patreon Lite, Patreon Pro and Patreon Premium -- three ti...


TNW2019 Daily: Every office needs a dog

With only 51 days left until TNW Conference, things are ramping up here at the office. We had sweatpants day on Friday so we could get things done in ...


Watch Google's GDC game-streaming event right here at 1PM ET

Google is planning to reveal its "vision for the future of gaming" at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) later today, where it seems we'll...


What’s coming to Netflix in April: 'Our Planet' and the return of 'Sabrina'

Spring is here at last and while many of us will want to enjoy the sunshine after what's been a long, harsh winter in many places, we'll still have ev...


Blackmailers are posing as CIA agents to steal your Bitcoin

A cryptocurrency fan has issued a warning: scammers are posing as the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to fool you into giving up $10,000 worth of...


Think Diversity at Your Startup Will Improve as You Grow? Think Again

All too many founders assume that, as they grow their team roster, their diversity will naturally improve. In reality, companies build on what they h...


Voice Command – New Era of Alexa Based Online Shopping

Sneak, tap and order — a lengthy process for Online Shopping? Now, say Alexa buy me this product, and Alexa will shop it for you? This Alexa process ...


The Division 2 review: Good, shallow fun

Hi, my name is Nino, and I’m a loot shooter addict. Give me a game that lets me shoot stuff in exchange for better weapons, and I’ll play it until the...


Nobody wants a Bitcoin ETF because cryptocurrency ‘has no intrinsic value’

We’re going to have to take a step back and rethink the whole “Bitcoin exchange traded funds (ETFs) are coming” trope. In February earlier this year, ...


Apple’s iMac line gets new Intel chips, AMD graphics, and support a bonkers 256GB RAM

After refreshing the iPad Air and iPad mini yesterday, Apple has given iMacs a spec bump with new Intel processors and AMD graphics chips after two ye...


Google now lets you easily compress photos straight from the Photos app

A few weeks ago, we explained how you can save space on your phone by using Google Photos to back up your pictures. Now, Google has introduced a new b...


CHEAP: Only hours left to get $370 off a refurbished Apple Macbook

Welcome to CHEAP, our brand-new series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! I love Apple laptops. The devices have gotten some b...


Corel Painter 2019 takes your digital artistry further, and it’s over 40% off

Like tools on a craftsman’s belt, specialized apps are the way to go for some of the more hyper specific projects you’re considering. And if digital p...


Japan tightens grip on cryptocurrency margin trading

Japan, the home of the now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox, is establishing stricter rules for cryptocurrency margin trading to prevent invest...


Apps are the unexpected savior of dying indigenous languages

In a globalized world, “global languages” have come increasingly to the fore, often at the expense of smaller, regional tongues and dialects. Of all t...


The GOSPACE SuperCharger, a wall plug and portable wireless power bank, is now half off

Most power batteries are still old-school chargers using wires and cables and hookups and dongles and stuff. You can update your power game in one gra...


Watch Nvidia’s new AI turn MS Paint-style doodles into photorealistic masterpieces

Researchers at Nvidia have developed a deep learning model that can take shitty digital sketches – like the ones you’d create with a trackpad, zero ta...


‘Drug-dealing’ football coach set to join suit against Bitcoin trader over $14M loss

In Australia, a suite of high-profile cryptocurrency investors (which could include accused drug trafficker and former football coach Mark “Bomber” Th...


Hacker selling 26M stolen user records in exchange for $5,000 worth of Bitcoin

A hacker by the name of Gnosticplayers is trying to sell more than 26 million user records on the dark web in exchange for $5,000 worth of Bitcoin (1....


This physicist has written over 500 biographies of female scientists on Wikipedia

It’s not surprising how grossly underrepresented women are in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM). Hell, in the UK, half ...


5 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Recruitment in 2019

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is affecting a lot of industries, and the recruitment industry is not an exception. The history of recruitment goes as b...


5 Proven Strategies to Reduce Customer Churn Rate

Acquiring new customers may seem like the Holy Grail for most businesses. New customers can be most important for startups with tight budgets. When f...


Fintech Boom is Disrupting the Way Companies are Run

Finance is a central tenet of business and a pillar upon which any successful company stands. After all, the point of capitalism is to create organiz...


A Perfect Checklist to Choose the Right CMS for Your Business

The content management system is a versatile technology platform which is responsible for making significant changes in websites related to marketing...


Is the Blockchain Role in Advertising Too Overrated?

Society has long been associating blockchain with bitcoin. Although Bitcoin was indeed the first product of its kind, the possibilities of this techn...


Transparency In The Cryptocurrency Ecosystem with James Giancotti

As the CEO of Oddup, James Giancotti looks at everything with a rating in mind. So, how does the man who rates startups for a living view the current...


The 3 Biggest Threats Healthcare Data Security is Facing Right Now

The year 2017 suffered the greatest ransomware attack in the history of the internet. The WannaCry ransomware detected in hospitals of the UK. It the...


The Key to Mass Adoption of Wearables

With the power of true and relevant health data, wearable technology can go from being the Motorola Razr of healthcare to being its iPhone. The post ...


Nearshoring Basics for Software Development

Globalized markets provide opportunities for thinking outside the box on labor questions — or even outside borders in the form of nearshoring. The pa...


The U.S. Should be Leading the Healthcare Revolution — Why Don’t We See it at the Doctor’s Office?

While the Food and Drug Administration has spent decades regulating medicine and pharmaceuticals, the agency is changing with the times. To keep pace...


Spark Optimal Performance in a Development Team With These Strategies

Measuring the actual performance and productivity of a development team is no easy feat. So it can be difficult for managers of software development ...


How to Create a Better User Experience in Med Tech

The healthcare industry is not known for its forward-thinking philosophy on the user experience. Patients, providers, insurers, and others in the fie...


Is AR Still a Far-Fetched Retail Solution? Not Anymore

Augmented Reality (AR) gained familiarity in households with the 2016’s launch of PokemonGo. Although it is still being perceived to be in its infanc...


Could Your Website Benefit From AR or VR Capabilities?

Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are quickly changing the face of ecommerce. These new technologies now take the most severe pain poin...


The Biggest Hacking Risk? Your Employees

If a blockchain can be hacked, no one is immune to the threat of cybercrime. And businesses are frequently exposed in unexpected ways. The post The B...


Why Thought Leadership is Essential for all Brands to Reach Market

In today’s world, thought leadership marketing has emerged as the leading method for brands to establish their authority and grow drastically. There ...


Sun, Sand, and Software: Why Miami is Fired-Up for Tech

People who say Austin is the “next Silicon Valley” have obviously never been to Miami. Miami has its tropical climate, world-class art scene, and amp...


Daily Report: A Net Neutrality Setback for Facebook in India

In the United States, the social media giant has been an advocate of equal treatment of all Internet content. In India, regulators who share that beli...


Zenefits, in a Shake-Up, Appoints New C.E.O., Replacing Parker Conrad

Zenefits, a high-profile San Francisco start-up specializing in health insurance, replaces its co-founder and chief executive after questions about co...


For Some Cord Cutters, Streaming Super Bowl Was a Nonstarter

Users complained that a CBS Sports app cut out while they were trying to watch the big game.


Daily Report: Waiting for the F.C.C.’s Lawyer to Take Another Stand

The commission's high-profile general counsel has faced criticism that too many of his decisions have been based upon Democratic politics.


BlackBerry Lays Off 200, Pointing to Shift Away from Phones

The Canadian company's chief executive has said in the past that he wants to maintain the company's phone business. That is, if it is not a money lose...


Daily Report: As Tech Powers, China Is Rising, While Japan Declines

China's growing tech industry is inciting concern, while Japan's stalling tech industry is spurring deals.


Daily Report: The Mystery of Amazon’s Bookstores

How an offhand remark about Amazon opening new bookstores spawned a viral reaction and a backtracking.


Mall Executive Backtracks From Statement on Amazon Retail Stores

A day after saying that Amazon planned to open 300 to 400 brick-and-mortar bookstores, a shopping mall executive stepped back from his comments.


Daily Report: Yahoo’s Multipronged Turnaround Strategy

Yahoo is opening itself up to all options — spinoff, sale, a simplification of its operations — in its quest to right itself.


Daily Report: Alphabet Eclipses Apple to Become the Most Valuable Company

There's a shifting of the guard at the top of the technology food chain, with Alphabet overtaking Apple to become the world's most valuable company.


Daily Report: More Earnings, Earnings, Earnings

The tech earnings season is hitting peak news this week with big reveals from Alphabet and Yahoo.


Daily Report: Divergent Fortunes in Cloud Computing

The earnings reports released by Amazon and Microsoft reinforced that cloud computing is a booming, multibillion-dollar business.


Facebook to Shut Down Parse, Its Platform for Mobile Developers

Facebook is shutting down Parse, a toolkit and support system for mobile developers, which it acquired in 2013.


Daily Report: Facebook’s Lucrative Long View

Mark Zuckerberg has told investors over and over: Don't expect Facebook to focus much on quarterly earnings. The company is taking the long view. But ...


Alphabet Program Beats the European Human Go Champion

DeepMind, a research organization, said that a program combining two separate algorithms had soundly defeated a high-ranking professional Go player.


Daily Report: The iPad’s Blaze of Glory

It is striking to think about the device's trajectory since its introduction six years ago.


Facebook Building a Network for Virtual Reality

Facebook's video audience is rapidly growing. But it is only a step toward a great vision for virtual reality.


Lyft Agrees to Settle Class-Action Lawsuit With California Drivers

The ride-hailing service said it would pay $12.25 million but continue to categorize its drivers as independent contractors, not full-time employees.


Former Twitter Executive Kevin Weil Is Expected to Join Instagram

Mr. Weil, Twitter's former senior vice president for product, will become head of product for Instagram, one of Twitter's biggest competitors.


Daily Report: Tepid Response to Twitter Shake-Up

If Jack Dorsey and the other leaders at Twitter thought news of a high-level shake-up would excite investors, they were wrong.