• Automated telemedicine is coming, for everyone Crunch Network

    Automated telemedicine is coming, for everyone

    The irony of strict regulation is that while it drives up the quality of care, it also drives up costs, making it unreachable for those without health insurance. The fact that few for-profit screening services exist outside of health insurance ecosystems suggests the cost of FDA approval makes it prohibitively expensive to develop low-cost solutions. This leaves no options for the poor. Read More

  • TC’s Original Content podcast watches the Emmys and goes to Disrupt

    TC’s Original Content podcast watches the Emmys and goes to Disrupt

    This week, we’re mixing up the format on TechCrunch’s Original Content podcast. Your hosts Darrell Etherington and Anthony Ha were both at the Disrupt SF conference this week, which meant that they were able to record the news recap in person. We discussed Hulu’s big victories at the Emmy Awards, other Emmy wins for Netflix and Hulu and CBS’ new Star Trek series… Read More

  • Logitech’s MX Ergo made me a trackball convert

    Logitech’s MX Ergo made me a trackball convert

    Some geeks of my vintage have a nostalgic fondness for trackballs, but I never managed to form such an association. Instead, I’ve been pretty much a dedicated mouse user since the mouse first became an option. But Logitech’s MX Ergo wireless trackball has changed all that – and I’m not sure I’ll ever go back. The new trackball has some highlight features including… Read More

  • Despite all odds, Hyperloop One just raised another $85 million

    Despite all odds, Hyperloop One just raised another $85 million

    Hyperloop One, a three-year-old, L.A.-based company working to create near-supersonic trains that can whisk both passengers and cargo in giant pneumatic tubes at speeds of many hundreds of miles per hour, has raised $85 million in fresh funding, as first reported in Recode. Read More

  • Netflix adds HDR support on iOS for iPhone 8, iPhone X and 2017 iPad Pro

    Netflix adds HDR support on iOS for iPhone 8, iPhone X and 2017 iPad Pro

    Netflix has updated its iOS application with HDR support for newer devices, including the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, as well as the forthcoming iPhone X. It also works on the iPad Pro 12.9 and 10.5 from 2017, if you happen to have one of those devices. Netflix HDR streaming requires a premium subscription plan, as well as more recent hardware. Some of the newest Android phones have already offered… Read More

  • Reelgood’s app for cord cutters helps you find something new to watch

    Reelgood’s app for cord cutters helps you find something new to watch

    Reelgood, a service aimed at helping cord cutters find new shows and movies to watch from across streaming services, is now available on mobile devices. The company this week launched on iOS – its first mobile application – which allows you to search and browse content from over 250 streaming services, including those that are available to stream for free with ads. After abandoning… Read More

  • iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Series 3 hit stores today

    iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Series 3 hit stores today

    A week and a half after being unveiled on stage at the new Steve Jobs Theater, the iPhone 8/8 Plus and Apple Watch Series 3 have hit just hit store shelves. As ever, eager fans were queued up at stores across the globe to be among the first to get their hands on the new products, though a number of outlets are reporting that the crowd size is significantly sparser than past launches. According… Read More

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