• Apple and Sony will fight for your attention on September 7

    Apple and Sony will fight for your attention on September 7

    On September 7 at 10 AM, Tim Cook will walk on stage and start the most anticipated tech press conference of the year — the introduction of the new iPhone. In New York, two hours later and right around the time Apple’s conference ends, Sony will also introduce the PlayStation 4 ‘Neo’. These two companies will be fighting for your attention in a sort of press… Read More

  • Google Cast now integrated directly into Chrome

    Google Cast now integrated directly into Chrome

    Google just took a big step in tying together your computing world, with full integration of its Google Cast capability directly into its Chrome browser. This is a step up from the Cast extension it has offered for the past two years, which allowed users to broadcast content from their Chrome browser to Cast-enabled devices like the Chromecast. Now, you don’t even have to download… Read More

  • FBI says state election boards targeted by hackers

    FBI says state election boards targeted by hackers

    The FBI warned states to check the security of their election systems after hackers stole voter data from one state election board earlier this summer and attempted to access another this month. The attacks were revealed in an FBI bulletin sent to the agency’s private industry partners and obtained by Yahoo News. One state’s election board was compromised in June, according to… Read More

  • New rules for commercial drone use take effect today in the U.S.

    New rules for commercial drone use take effect today in the U.S.

    The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration put new rules into effect today regulating the commercial use of small, unmanned aircraft systems, or drones. The rules apply to drones that weigh up to 55 pounds and that are being used for business purposes, whether that’s scientific research, education, media, or inspection and surveying of land, traffic, prisons, stadiums or anything… Read More

  • T-Mobile tweaks their One unlimited plans but they still might confuse you

    T-Mobile tweaks their One unlimited plans but they still might confuse you

    Recently, T-Mobile came under fire for its new One plan. For those of you unaware, T-Mobile’s original One plan gave you unlimited on-device data, but only 480p resolution was covered for video. On top of that, mobile hotspot features would cost you considerably more. Being somewhat committed towards hearing customer complaints, T-Mobile revised the plan(s) today to reflect that. The… Read More

  • Female founders, apply now for Include Office Hours with Greylock

    Female founders, apply now for Include Office Hours with Greylock

    It’s happening! On Friday, September 9th from 4-6 p.m, Greylock Partners will join TechCrunch in hosting Include Office Hours. Apply now. Unlike previous sessions, the upcoming office hours are solely focused on teams with at least one female founder. To sweeten the deal, teams that are selected for office hours will also be invited to an exclusive Women in Tech(Crunch) event, also… Read More

  • Apple will unveil the next iPhone on September 7

    Apple will unveil the next iPhone on September 7

    Apple just sent out invites for a press conference on Wednesday, September 7. The company will most likely unveil the next iPhone. The invite doesn’t say much. Apple usually likes to give hints — but this time, it just says “See you on the 7th.” The event will be held at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. This large venue has already been used for the… Read More

  • Mark Zuckerberg meets Pope Francis, gives him a drone

    Mark Zuckerberg meets Pope Francis, gives him a drone

    On Monday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan met with Pope Francis, as part of Zuckerberg’s trip of Italy, announced following the devastating earthquake that hit the country last week, killing hundreds. After discussing the importance of connecting people in the world without internet access, Zuckerberg presented the Pope with a drone – but, alas, not… Read More

  • In Utero 3D lets you touch your baby before it’s born

    In Utero 3D lets you touch your baby before it’s born

    A Polish company, In Utero 3D, is doing something really sweet. They’re printing 3D models of babies in the womb so blind mothers can feel their children before they’re born and experience the same joy sighted mothers have when viewing ultrasounds. Their project, called Waiting Without Barriers, is based in northern Poland but is available in Europe. For 1PLN or 1 Euro they will… Read More

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