• Dish’s Sling TV Begins Inviting Users To Test Out Its $20/Month Streaming Video Service

    Dish’s Sling TV Begins Inviting Users To Test Out Its $20/Month Streaming Video Service

    Dish’s streaming video subscription service Sling TV will become available to consumers tomorrow, giving subscribers access to a small portion of live, traditional cable TV content for just $20 a month. With its launch, the service is also rolling out a series of apps for mobile phones, tablets, and streaming devices that hook into a subscriber’s TV. Read More

  • Partech’s New $240 Million Growth Fund Will Close France’s Funding Gap

    Partech’s New $240 Million Growth Fund Will Close France’s Funding Gap

    2014 was the year of seed funding, 2015 will be the year of late stage funding for Partech Ventures. The French venture capital firm just raised $240 million to launch the Partech Growth fund. This new fund will back late stage startups in Partech’s traditional industries and areas. But this time, the firm will invest between $12 million and $50 million per round. Three new general… Read More

  • Facebook’s European Privacy Class Action Hearing Set For April 9

    Facebook’s European Privacy Class Action Hearing Set For April 9

    Some developments on the class action suit filed against Facebook over alleged privacy violations in Europe. Europe vs. Facebook, the group leading the suit now with 25,000 claimants in tow, has had its first hearing set for April 9, in a court in Vienna, marking the first time Facebook will appear in court over the case. The class action covers a number of areas ranging from data use… Read More

  • Facebook Is Testing A Simple App For Low-End Android Phones

    Facebook Is Testing A Simple App For Low-End Android Phones

    Not content with spinning out apps for Messenger, Groups and new addition Rooms, Facebook is testing another standalone app. Facebook Lite, which some may recall as a simplified version of its mobile website back in 2009, has been specifically designed for low-end Android devices. Read More

  • Malaysia Airlines Site Hacked By Lizard Squad

    Malaysia Airlines Site Hacked By Lizard Squad

    Hacker group Lizard Squad, which took down Xbox Live and the Sony Playstation Network last month, have claimed credit for an attack on Malaysia Airlines’ website. The site currently displays a picture of a lizard in a top hat and monocle, as well as the text “404-Plane Not Found” (a reference to flight MH370, which disappeared in March), and “Hacked by LIZARD… Read More

  • The Reason To Be Cheerful About HoloLens

    The Reason To Be Cheerful About HoloLens

    With the release of the HoloLens, Microsoft put something out there that has a chance of being transformative. Not in the high concept way, but in a general way especially for gaming. But is Microsoft able to bring it home, or will it get lost in its own ambitions as it has so often before. Read More

  • What VR Pioneers Can Learn From New York’s Hottest Play

    What VR Pioneers Can Learn From New York’s Hottest Play

    Editor’s Note: Noah Nelson reports on virtual reality for TurnstyleNews.com, a tech culture site from Youth Radio.  After two years of hype from the tech press about the return of virtual reality, we’re waking up to the hard reality of a content gap. The skepticism stems from the observation that while VR is neat-o, there’s not that much you can actually do with it at… Read More

  • Coinbase Is Opening The First Regulated Bitcoin Exchange In The U.S.

    Coinbase Is Opening The First Regulated Bitcoin Exchange In The U.S.

    Fresh from scoring a massive $75 million funding round, bitcoin payment firm Coinbase has revealed that it will open the first licensed bitcoin exchange in the U.S. on Monday. Read More

  • Canary Home Security | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Canary Home Monitoring System

    The home security market is quickly heating up. As IoT continues to be a dominating trend, security systems that use smaller, faster technology will become the central hub of the home for a fraction of the cost of traditional home monitoring systems. Canary is one of the most affordable and attractive options on the market, offering a single system that offers monitoring of everything from… Read More

  • Israel Grows From Startup Nation To Exit Nation

    Israel Grows From Startup Nation To Exit Nation

    Thanks to a string of big exits over the past year, Israel’s technology companies are moving the country from a startup nation to an exit nation. Read More

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