Month: February 2017

Xiaomi Mi 5c specs

5.15″1080 x 1920 pixels 12 MP8 MP front Xiaomi SurgeOcta-core, 2200 MHz RAM: 3 GB BATTERY: 2860 mAh MEMORY: 64 GB Announced: Feb 28, 2017 Market status: Announced Release date: 03 Mar 2017, Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC...

/ February 28, 2017

Tesla responds to harassment lawsuit filed by female engineer in 2016

The Guardian published a new interview with Tesla engineer and current employee AJ Vandermeyden on Tuesday, wherein Vandermeyden lays out what she sees as a history of discriminatory treatment in a male-dominated work environment. Vandermeyden’s new statements were made in...

/ February 28, 2017

Google quietly launches Meet, an enterprise-friendly version of Hangouts

Google has quietly launched a new video conferencing application called Meet by Google Hangouts, which is designed for HD video meetings. The web and mobile application appears to be the latest addition to Google’s lineup of business products known as G...

/ February 28, 2017

Hacked texts from family of former Trump campaign manager surface on the dark web

As questions around the Trump campaign’s relationship with Russia build, at least one former member of the president’s inner circle appears to have gotten the DNC treatment. As Politico reports, a data dump making the rounds on the dark web reveals more than...

/ February 28, 2017

YouTube unveils YouTube TV, its live TV streaming service

After a year of rumors, YouTube is finally drawing back the curtain on its latest play for entertainment industry domination — a live TV service. At the company’s Playa Vista offices, a crowd of roughly 100 journalists settled into tables...

/ February 28, 2017

TC Disrupt Startup Battlefield application deadline extended to Thursday

If you tried to apply to Disrupt NY’s Startup Battlefield today, you might have noticed you hit a wall. We’re having some technical difficulties right now with the website, and have decided to extend the deadline to Thursday, March 2,...

/ February 28, 2017

Snap: Rewriting ‘Art of War’ for social networking — by not documenting anything

Jeff Lu Crunch Network Contributor Jeff Lu is a vice president at Battery Ventures. More posts by this contributor: Deepak Ravichandran Crunch Network Contributor Deepak Ravichandran is an associate at Battery Ventures. More posts by this contributor: Social networks may...

/ February 28, 2017

Gaming company Kabam’s roller coaster ride to a $700 million exit

The Game Developers Conference kicked off in downtown San Francisco yesterday, and consolidation is a central theme for this year’s attendees. Late last week, we talked with Kevin Chou, co-founder and CEO of the gaming company Kabam, about his own both...

/ February 28, 2017

Dyson to open a second R&D tech campus in the UK

Dyson will open a second campus focused on research and development in the U.K., close to its Malmesbury tech HQ in nearby Cotswolds. The planned expansion at home follows the recent announcement of a new Singapore tech center, which opened...

/ February 28, 2017

Amazon AWS S3 outage is breaking things for a lot of websites and apps

Amazon’s S3 web-based storage service is experiencing widespread issues, leading to service that’s either partially or fully broken on websites, apps and devices upon which it relies. The AWS offering provides hosting for images for a lot of sites, and...

/ February 28, 2017