• Google Glass Is Alive And Well And Living In The Enterprise

    Google Glass Is Alive And Well And Living In The Enterprise

    Rumors of Google Glass’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. Google Glass is not dead. It’s not hospitalized. It’s not gravely ill. It is not even convalescing. In fact, it’s alive and well, hard at work and living in the enterprise. The enterprise, you say? What came over it? Google Glass had its day with the consumers and it was over it. It got tired of the ridicule… Read More

  • Nokia’s N1 Tablet Looks Good For ‘Designed In Finland, Built On Android’ Strategy

    Nokia’s N1 Tablet Looks Good For ‘Designed In Finland, Built On Android’ Strategy

    Nokia is showing off the Android tablet that’s part of its post-mobile phones strategy here at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It’s only available in China right now but the company tells TechCrunch it’s “looking at European markets” to consider whether to bring the N1 here too. Read More

  • Versal Helps Teachers Create Interactive Online Lessons, Partners With Wolfram Alpha

    Versal Helps Teachers Create Interactive Online Lessons, Partners With Wolfram Alpha

    Versal is a service that allows teachers to build and publish interactive online courses, homework assignments and tutorials. The company launched its service out of beta today, but maybe more importantly, it also announced a partnership with Wolfram Research. Read More

  • Sling TV Brings AMC, IFC And EPIX To Its Subscription Service For Cord Cutters

    Sling TV Brings AMC, IFC And EPIX To Its Subscription Service For Cord Cutters

    Dish’s newly launched streaming video subscription service Sling TV announced this morning the addition of two more channels, AMC and IFC, which will now become available as part of its $20 core package aimed at cord cutters. In addition, Sling TV customers will also be able to optionally subscribe to a new movie-focused add-on pack called “Hollywood Extra” for $5 per… Read More

  • 4 Ways Stadium Hospitality Technology Is Defending The Live Event

    4 Ways Stadium Hospitality Technology Is Defending The Live Event

    This year’s Super Bowl XLIX broadcast on NBC had 114.4M viewers, making it the most-watched TV broadcast in history — reflecting the fact that television has clearly mastered the art of broadcasting sports games for the comfort of the living room. While the high TV ratings across all sports are great, team owners are increasingly adapting (and investing heavily) to create the… Read More

  • Y Combinator’s Sam Altman On The Elements Of A Successful Startup

    Y Combinator’s Sam Altman On The Elements Of A Successful Startup

    You don’t have to have millions of dollars or the best team possible to launch a winning startup. What you do need to have, however, is passion according to Sam Altman in an interview he gave with at Startup Grind 2015 When an entrepreneur has a project he feels passionate about, he’ll be much more likely to succeed than someone who simply launches a startup for the sake of… Read More

  • Parrot Bebop Drone Review: A Keen Eye In The Sky Without A Huge Price Tag
  • Fashion Marketplace Farfetch Raises $86M Led By DST At A $1B Valuation

    Fashion Marketplace Farfetch Raises $86M Led By DST At A $1B Valuation

    Some big news today in the world of fashion e-commerce. Farfetch, the London-based online marketplace for high end fashion retailers, is announcing a raise of $86 million. The funding vaults Farfetch into the unicorn club with a valuation of $1 billion, and it is notable for another reason: it is led by DST Global — the VC firm founded by Yuri Milner that has invested… Read More

  • IBM Watson Group Buys AlchemyAPI To Enhance Machine Learning Capabilities

    IBM Watson Group Buys AlchemyAPI To Enhance Machine Learning Capabilities

    IBM Watson, the artificial intelligence platform made famous by beating the three best Jeopardy! champions ever several years ago, bought Denver-based AlchemyAPI today. It did not reveal the purchase price. The acquisition gives Watson a key piece of machine learning technology. The deal also gives it access to community of over 40,000 AlchemyAPI developers, who are building cognitive… Read More

  • Shyp Returns Makes It Easy To Send Back Stuff You Buy Online

    Shyp Returns Makes It Easy To Send Back Stuff You Buy Online

    On-demand shipping startup Shyp is introducing a new key feature to its iOS and Android app today with the launch of Shyp Returns, a dedicated interface for returning stuff you buy online without stopping at the post office or UPS. Read More

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