• Intel to ship new Nervana Neural Network Processor by end of 2017

    Intel to ship new Nervana Neural Network Processor by end of 2017

    This morning at the WSJ’s D.Live event, Intel formally unveiled its Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP) family of chips designed for machine learning use cases. Intel has previously alluded to these chips using the pre-launch name Lake Crest. The technology underlying the chips is heavily tied to Nervana Systems, a deep learning hardware startup Intel purchased last August for… Read More

  • Microsoft already published a KRACK fix, Apple and Google are working on it

    Microsoft already published a KRACK fix, Apple and Google are working on it

    Security researcher Mathy Vanhoef publicly disclosed a serious vulnerability in the WPA2 encryption protocol yesterday that affects all devices that use WiFi. While we’ve listed many ways to protect yourself against KRACK, the best way to completely eradicate it from your network is to update all your WiFi devices. And some companies have been faster than others. First, you should… Read More

  • Walmart says it will acquire more startups

    Walmart says it will acquire more startups

    Walmart has bought a handful of startups lately, and the company says this acquisition spree will continue. It’s looking to buy businesses in the technology, retail and digital native brands categories, said Marc Lore, CEO of Walmart eCommerce U.S., onstage at WSJ D.Live in Laguna Beach on Tuesday. Read More

  • Vine’s founders are back with HQ, a live trivia game show app

    Vine’s founders are back with HQ, a live trivia game show app

    “It’s a way to give people a chance to have fun, maybe win, maybe learn something new.” That’s how former Vine co-founder Rus Yusupov describes his new trivia game show app HQ, which feels like Who Wants To Be A Millionaire meets Facebook Live. At 3pm and 9pm Eastern, thousands of people open up HQ’s iOS app and play along as excitable host Scott Rogowsky… Read More

  • StockX is adding a streetwear marketplace, starting with Supreme

    StockX is adding a streetwear marketplace, starting with Supreme

    StockX, the “stock market of things” that originally started with high-end sneakers and expanded into handbags and watches, is now adding support for streetwear. Supreme gear is live now in the app. While not quite as mainstream as the sneaker market, streetwear is a fast-growing industry with extremely high demand — especially for Supreme gear, which often sells out in a… Read More

  • SelfMade helps you post better photos online

    SelfMade helps you post better photos online

    SelfMade brings professional photo editing to your phone — yes, literally. The startup, which is announcing that it has raised $11 million in funding, was founded by CEO Brian Schechter and CTO Zach Lloyd. Schechter was previously co-founder at IAC-acquired dating startup HowAboutWe, and he points to HowAboutWe as the starting point for his interest in photo editing. After all, he… Read More

  • ZTE’s new foldable smartphone is actually going on sale next month

    ZTE’s new foldable smartphone is actually going on sale next month

    The foldable smartphone has been strange sort of white whale for the mobile industry. You could fill a Raiders of the Lost Ark-sized warehouse will all of the attempts to bring the technology to the market. At the very least, ZTE’s new Axon M has one key advantage over many of its predecessors: it’s actually going on sale. And it’s coming to the US, no less. It’s… Read More

  • The ‘Star Wars’ Han Solo movie now has an official name

    The ‘Star Wars’ Han Solo movie now has an official name

    Star Wars’ cinematic universe tale focused on young Han Solo has a name, and we found out thanks to director Ron Howard, who announced it using a placard in a video shared on Twitter. The name, in case you were wondering, is “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” It follows the “A Star Wars Story” model set by Rogue One, the first spin-out movie set in the Star Wars universe… Read More

  • Bitcoin engineer Jameson Lopp SWATted by angry crypto fans

    Bitcoin engineer Jameson Lopp SWATted by angry crypto fans

    An engineer for BitGo, Jameson Lopp, faced down a horde of police officers with rifles at his home in Durham, North Carolina after someone sent an anonymous tip regarding a hostage situation at his home. The engineer has been vocal on Twitter about upcoming changes in the protocol. “They shut down most of my neighborhood,” he said. “There were dozens of patrol units, a SWAT… Read More

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