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Volkswagen’s Atlas Tanoak concept is a short-bed pickup truck dream

Volkswagen debuted a concept pickup truck at the New York Auto Show this week, and the Atlas-based design features a short bed design, based on VW’s MQB platform. It’s basically the Atlas

Facebook is making its cross-device Atlas data available to more advertisers

Facebook is changing the way it offers the cross-device ad measurement capabilities of its Atlas platform.

DigitalGlobe’s new imaging satellite makes it to space

This morning, the United Launch Alliance sent an Atlas 5 401 rocket loaded with DigitalGlobe’s WorldView 4 satellite into space. The satellite will create a new pipeline for sending high quality s

The Atlas Wristband 2 offers an interesting but limited spin on fitness trackers

It’s tough standing out in the increasingly overcrowded world of fitness trackers. Though, to be fair, standing out from the pack has never really been one of Atlas Wearables‘ issues. It’s a

Bigelow Aerospace partners with ULA to launch private space habitats

Through a new partnership announced this week, United Launch Alliance (ULA) will work with Bigelow Aerospace to launch a large inflatable habitat on an Atlas V rocket in 2020. The size of the habitat

Enflux, a smart body-tracking workout outfit, launches on Kickstarter

There’s a new body-tracking workout outfit that looks to compete with the likes of Athos and other workout-tracking sensors that’s launching on Kickstarter today. Enflux, a Y Combinator-ba

The Latest Generation Atlas Humanoid Robot Is Absolutely Incredible

Ready to feel bad for a pile of circuit boards? Wait ’til about a minute and twenty seconds into this video. That robot you see being pushed around is the latest generation of Atlas, the insanel

SpaceX And Russia Change The Rules Of The Military Launch Market

It’s been a tough week for United Launch Alliance (ULA). A hearing last Wednesday brought news of a potential ban on Russian made RD-180 engines which ULA requires for their Atlas V rocket. To make

Contextual Search Platform Atlas Is Ivy Softworks’ First Spinoff

Ivy Softworks — a so-called “innovation studio” founded by Napster’s Jordan Ritter in Seattle — is taking the wraps off its first products today. It is launching a contextual information sea

Facebook Combines Atlas, Audience Network, And LiveRail Into An AdTech Voltron

Facebook’s plot for ad domination is coming to fruition. Today at Facebook headquarters, its ad execs explained how two years of seemingly isolated launches and acquisitions are melding into a p

The ATLAS Bipedal Robot Is Ready To Build Your Warehouse/Battle Station

We’ve been following MIT’s ATLAS, the bipedal robot, for a while now. We’ve seen the cute little guy walk, toddle, and climb over obstacles but now he can reach down, grab a heavy me

Google’s Acquisition Of Green Throttle Games Could Signal Better Native Android Gaming

Google has acquired Green Throttle Games – or at least what was left of the company after it essentially shut down late last year, according to a new report by PandoDaily. The startup followed Ouya,

I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I've ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is

Atlas Wearables Takes On Jawbone And Nike With A Smarter Exercise Tracker

If there's one lesson to be learned at this year's CES, it's that everybody and their mothers are going nuts for wearables. More than a few of these peculiar gadgets are meant to make sure you're gett

Here’s What Goes Into Making Google Maps, Will Apple Be Able To Recalculate?

Everywhere you turned last week, there was another story about iOS 6 Maps. Some feel like it's a great new direction for Apple, but people like me feel like we're left with an ugly experience that sho

Microsoft, aQuantive Veterans Set Out To Build "Intelligent" Ad Serving Platform

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/aimatch.png" class="shot2" />A trio of entrepreneurs who led online advertising technology company Accipiter to an <a href="http://www.imediac

Atlas Venture ups sticks to Boston

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0000/3403/3403v1-max-250x250.jpg" class="shot2" />We all know the crisis in the venture capital community is starting to have real word effect

World’s biggest atlas weighs 70 pounds, costs $3500

The holidays are fast approaching and if you’re looking for great stocking-stuffer ideas, don’t forget about this $3,500 atlas that weighs almost 70 pounds. It’s simply called "

Eyeblaster Files For $115 Million IPO

Online advertising firm Eyeblaster has registered for a $115 million initial public offering on the NASDAQ. Lehman Brothers and Deutsche Bank Securities are serving as joint bookrunners with UBS Secur