• Super Mario Run will come to Android in March

    Super Mario Run will come to Android in March

    As we’ve known for a while, Super Mario Run is coming to Android after an exclusive stint on iOS. It’s… going to be a while, though. Read More

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    Palantir HQ protest over Muslim registry fear

    Silicon Valley is no stranger to protests against tech companies. But it’s unusual when the tech workers themselves protest tech. Such was the case this morning, in front of Palantir headquarters in Palo Alto, where 50 people in the tech community came out in the pouring rain to demand the data mining startup take a firm stand against the makings of a Muslim registry.

    Palantir HQ protest over Muslim registry fear
  • Nintendo’s next mobile game ‘Fire Emblem: Heroes’ will arrive first on Android on February 2

    Nintendo’s next mobile game ‘Fire Emblem: Heroes’ will arrive first on Android on February 2

    Hot off its Switch unveiling late last week, Nintendo is dropping some key details about its next mobile title. Due out on February 2, Fire Emblem: Heroes is the latest in a series of long running tactical role playing titles published by the gaming giant. The title was first announced in April, alongside a new entry in the Animal Crossing series, but both were ultimately pushed back in favor… Read More

  • Learn how to pitch your startup with Pitchbot.vc

    Learn how to pitch your startup with Pitchbot.vc

    How much traction? What’s the market size? Who else invested? Are you the target user? These are the questions every investor will ask you, so you better build a business with the right answers and get ready to recite them. That’s what Pitchbot.vc helps you practice. Pitchbot simulates a pitch meeting with an angel, incubator, seed fund or VC firm. You respond to… Read More

  • Microsoft rolls out update to its Beam game-streaming platform

    Microsoft rolls out update to its Beam game-streaming platform

    Microsoft has been making notable improvements to the experiences on its Twitch competitor, Beam, since it purchased the startup this past August. A major update was just launched globally for the service which highlights a new faster video player, Xbox Live sign-ins, and a redesigned home page that makes the service’s various communities more visible to users. These features had… Read More

  • Mozilla gives itself a new look

    Mozilla gives itself a new look

    Mozilla is setting itself up for a big year ahead. The organization’s flagship Firefox browser, for example, is about to get a brand-new rendering engine. After a few years of missteps and misplaced priorities (remember Firefox OS and Hello?), it looks like Mozilla, which is more important to the open web ecosystem than most people realize, is back on track. To get 2017 started… Read More

  • South Korea court opts not to arrest Samsung exec Jay Y. Lee over bribery charges

    South Korea court opts not to arrest Samsung exec Jay Y. Lee over bribery charges

    There’s a small glimmer of sunshine for what has been an extremely gloomy year for Samsung. A court in Seoul’s Central District has rejected an arrested warrant for Samsung vice-chairman/heir-apparent Jay Y. Lee that was issued by prosecutors earlier this week. The warrant was a result of bribery and embezzlement charges that also landed South Korea’s recently impeached… Read More

  • Cam site CamSoda announces OhRoma scent mask integration for exactly the reason you’re thinking

    Cam site CamSoda announces OhRoma scent mask integration for exactly the reason you’re thinking

    As we approach the coming apocalypse we need bread, circuses and odors to keep us entertained. That’s why CamSoda, a NSFW webcam site, has announced the OhRoma, a VR-compatible scent mask that injects the smells of roses, perfume and private parts into your VR webcamming experience. Yeah. You read that right. Why do you want to do such a thing? Well, here’s what the CEO… Read More

  • Leica’s M10 takes a great camera line of the past and makes it digital

    Leica’s M10 takes a great camera line of the past and makes it digital

    This is the Leica M10, but it’s not your father’s (or grandfather’s) familiar M series camera. Its release date is already pegged for tomorrow, January 19th, so a new interchangeable lens Leica is a surprise: the M10 with a new sensor, body and 30% larger field of vision. It’s the second M series camera to be digital; the first was the Leica M8 which launched nearly… Read More

  • Netflix’s international growth is exploding as its looks beyond the U.S.

    Netflix’s international growth is exploding as its looks beyond the U.S.

    Holy cow, we have quite the beat for Netflix. Netflix added nearly 2 million new subscribers domestically and around 5 million subscribers internationally in the fourth quarter this year, the company said today. Wall Streets expectations for the fourth quarter fell far below that, coming in at 1.38 million and 3.78 million respectively. We’ll address the financial parts of the… Read More

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