Waze is making it easier for EV owners to find compatible charging points

Google-owned mapping app Waze is adding a new feature that seeks to help EV owners find a compatible charger en route. Users, once they have entered their vehicle model and plug type into the app, wil

This UK startup plans to radically shake up the antiquated world of COPD measurement

In 1846, London surgeon John Hutchinson invented the spirometer — a thing a doctor normally asks asthma sufferers to blow hard into — to measure the volume of air inspired and expired by the lungs

Fitbit is revamping its app with a three-tab layout

Google-owned Fitbit announced today that the company will introduce a new app with a refreshed design over the next few months. Fitbit said that it will start testing the new app in beta starting toda

Max Q: A lawsuit? Over Starship? I’m shocked

In this issue: Environmentalists sue over Starship; Nuview's plan to make a 3D map of the world; News from Maxar, and more

To win over investors, use growth as your differentiator

So they've looked at your pitch deck and you've got the intro. Now, you have 30 minutes to win over an investor. What do you tell them?

Inflection debuts its own foundation AI model to rival Google and OpenAI LLMs

Inflection, a well-funded AI startup aiming to create “personal AI for everyone,” has taken the wraps off the large language model powering its Pi conversational agent. It’s hard to

Mapping drone startup Wingtra is charting a new future after landing $22M

Mapping drone startup Wingtra has raised a $22 million Series B to improve its current tech and add new features.

Here are all of the new features and updates coming to Google Maps

Google is gearing up to launch several new updates for Maps in the coming months, the company announced today at its Search On event. Google teased the upcoming launches of new Maps features called Im

NASA finds two new space-based ways to track climate change

We often think of NASA as an agency that looks outward into space, but it’s the agency’s position in space that makes it such a powerful tool for observing the Earth itself. Today NASA announced t

Google ends Bard waitlist, making English version of chatbot widely available

At Google I/O today, the company announced that it was removing most waitlist restrictions and making Bard, the company’s generative AI chatbot, more widely available, starting today in English.

Apple revamps watchOS 10 with widgets, topographic maps, mindfulness features and more

Confirming earlier reports, Apple’s watchOS 10 for its Apple Watch is turning out to be a fairly notable upgrade. At the company’s Worldwide Developer Conference today, Apple previewed the

Goodyear Ventures, Porsche Ventures invest in virtual sensing company Tactile Mobility

Israeli startup Tactile Mobility uses existing vehicle sensor data to enable cars to “feel” the road in a way that generates insights about both the vehicle and the road via its cloud platform. On

Blackbird lands $20M investment to expand its risk management tools

Blackbird AI, a startup developing AI-powered software for risk intelligence, today announced that it raised $20 million in a Series B funding round led by Ten Eleven Ventures. Bringing New York-based

Waymap’s app helps the visually impaired navigate public transit

London-based Waymap wants to help guide visually impaired people to navigate their surroundings, and it’s starting with public transit. The company just concluded a closed two-week trial of its

Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty and a newer startup, FIT:MATCH, team up to sell better-fitting lingerie

Shoppers at Rihanna’s lingerie brand Savage X Fenty may soon find it easier than ever to find products that fit their measurements. Last year, the brand made an investment in a four-year-old, Mi

Track the right metrics to improve your developers’ work experience

Here are the steps any tech company can take to better understand and improve their developers’ experience.

Google to go further on ads transparency and data access for researchers as EU digital rulebook reboot kicks in

Google has said it will increase how much information it provides about ads targeted at users in the European Union. It is also expanding data access to third party researchers studying systemic conte

Apple halts product sales in Russia following Ukraine invasion

Apple today confirmed that it has halted product sales in Russia following last week’s invasion of neighboring Ukraine. The news comes days after the hardware giant pulled Sputnik and RT News from t

Uber Eats adds map feature so users can find nearest restaurants for pickup

Uber Eats is adding a new pickup map feature to its app that will allow users to search for restaurants or merchants close to them. The map localizes to the user, allowing them to type in what kind fo

Google updates Find My Device network, adds new feature to warn about unknown AirTags with you

Shortly after last week’s joint announcement which saw Apple and Google teaming up on Bluetooth tracker safety measures and a new specification, Google today introduced a series of improvements
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