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  • Watch the new trailer for ‘The Punisher,’ coming to Netflix Nov. 17

    Watch the new trailer for ‘The Punisher,’ coming to Netflix Nov. 17

    Netflix’s The Punisher finally has a solid release date: November 17. That’s not too far away, but in case you’re still impatient, check out this trailer for it, a brand new one released today that goes into the backstory of Frank Castle (aka The Punisher) in more detail than we’ve seen before, in either previous trailers or in his first appearance in season two of… Read More

  • Wattpad’s storytelling app, now with 60M monthly users, adds a subscription service

    Wattpad’s storytelling app, now with 60M monthly users, adds a subscription service

    Wattpad, the company behind a suite of apps for reading and sharing stories – including a fairly popular “chat fiction” app Tap, a rival to Hooked – is today adding its first ever subscription plan for its flagship application. The option, called Wattpad Premium, will remove the ads from Wattpad’s otherwise free app – a feature users have been requesting… Read More

  • A list of everything Magic Leap has released so far

    A list of everything Magic Leap has released so far

    Things released by Magic Leap, a company which has raised $1.4B from investors, to date: A patent for some chill looking glasses Rumors of a new $500M funding round A set of demo videos shot “directly” through unspecified Magic Leap technology. A description of the eye-tracking interface by Warriors great Andre Iguoudala Its head of PR A discrimination lawsuit A promise of… Read More

  • South Park trolled Amazon Echo owners in the best way possible

    South Park trolled Amazon Echo owners in the best way possible

    This is one of the minor dangers of owning an Amazon Echo. Most anyone can activate the device by just saying the wake word, including Cartman. And in the season opener of South Park, that’s exactly what happened. Read More

  • Make your own 3D-printed mask that reacts to your emotions

    Make your own 3D-printed mask that reacts to your emotions

    This wild mask which looks like a cross between Hello Kitty and a face-hugger is made of soft electronics and colored liquid. It is based on a Masters thesis project made by Sirou Peng, Adi Meyer, and Silvia Rueda and uses Harvard’s Soft Robotics Toolkit. The mask is mapped to the wearer’s face and uses a Myoware muscle sensor to assess the patterns your face makes when you… Read More

  • Chat app Kik to raise $125M through an ICO in September

    Chat app Kik to raise $125M through an ICO in September

    Messaging app company Kik has revealed that it plans to raise $125 million via its ICO. The company first announced the plan to hold a token sale in May, taking advantage of a rush of investment based around selling dedicated crypto tokens to investors, and the event will take place from September 12, it confirmed. Kik has already ‘pre-heated the oven’ by raising $50 million… Read More

  • Overwatch finally adds Deathmatch and it kind of sucks

    Overwatch finally adds Deathmatch and it kind of sucks

    I haven’t played another FPS besides Overwatch in months, which makes me qualified to state that Overwatch is the best FPS on the market. That said, until today, it was lacking a deathmatch mode. And players wanted deathmatch. Though after playing a few rounds, it’s clear why adding this mode was not a priority. Before this update, the only way to play the game was through… Read More

  • Enigma will refund ICO investors who lost $500,000 to scammers

    Enigma will refund ICO investors who lost $500,000 to scammers

    Enigma, the investment platform that is preparing for an ICO next month, confirmed today that it will refund members of its community who lost money after a scammer compromised its social accounts. Around $500,000 in crypto coins were stolen on Monday after a hacker fooled prospective investors in Enigma’s ICO into sending Ethereum to their wallet. The attacker gained access to… Read More

  • Hackers nab $500,000 as Enigma is compromised weeks before its ICO

    Hackers nab $500,000 as Enigma is compromised weeks before its ICO

    The ICO hackers are at it again. Enigma, a de-centralized platform that’s preparing to raise money via a crypto token sale, had its website and a number of social accounts compromised with the perpetrators netting nearly $500,000 in digital coin by sending out spam. Enigma, which was started by a group of MIT graduates, did not lose any money from the attack. Whoever orchestrated it… Read More

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