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Leaked internal Uber documents show rocky self-driving car progress

By | 2017-03-17T16:56:13+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: Android|

New internal Uber documents leaked to Recode detail the company’s progress toward realizing its dream of a fleet of vehicles entirely devoid of pesky human drivers. As those files reveal, Uber’s month-over-month metrics aren’t exactly a steady line of progress, more a jerky sort of stumbling toward its goal of self-driving reliability. And as Uber’s

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Google’s fight with Uber over self-driving cars is heating up

By | 2017-03-17T00:44:09+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: Google|

Google’s legal battle with Uber over the development of self-driving cars is already off to an ugly start. Lawyers for the two tech firms spent the last two days bickering over which attorneys should be allowed to view the trade secrets Google claims were stolen by their former employees who went to work

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Utilis takes top water innovation prize at Imagine H2O for tech that finds leaks underground

By | 2017-03-17T00:19:17+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: Green Tech|

An Israeli tech startup called Utilis has taken top honors at Imagine H2O this year, for technology that can detect underground leaks in underground, potable water supply systems through analysis of satellite imagery. Americans waste 1 trillion gallons of water every year thanks to leaky faucets, faulty sprinkler systems and other small systems. Utilis’ tech

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Bra startup True&Co sold to Calvin Klein owner PVH

By | 2017-03-17T15:49:16+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: Android|

True&Co., an e-commerce company founded with the mission of disrupting the lingerie industry by creating a new business model for selling bras and other undergarments, has been sold. Phillips Van Heusen (PVH), owner of Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger and Izod, among other iconic brands, has acquired the startup and plans to use it to

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Kaspersky Lab paid former national security adviser more than $10,000

By | 2017-03-16T22:44:44+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: Android|

The plot thickens, but doesn’t it always? New documents have emerged detailing former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn’s financial ties to Russian companies, including the U.S. subsidiary of Russian cybersecurity group Kaspersky Lab. One invoice form dating back to 2015 shows payments to Flynn made by three Russian entities: $33,750 from state-sponsored

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Permira’s Brian Ruder on private equity’s attraction to tech — and where he’s shopping now

By | 2017-03-17T13:26:38+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: Android|

For the last couple of years, private equity firms have been buying up public software companies that had fallen out of favor with investors. In fact, many of the top software deals in the U.S. last year were take-private transactions. Just three of them included the visual analytics company Qlik Technologies, which sold to Thomas Bravo; the

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Mobile ad company Appodeal acquires game platform Corona Labs

By | 2017-03-16T22:46:38+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: Mobile|

Appodeal is announcing that it has acquired Corona Labs, creators of the Corona SDK for building cross-platform games and apps. The companies say the framework has been used to build more than 10,000 games including The Lost City by Fire Maple Games and HoPiKo by Laser Dog. Appodeal, meanwhile, is a mobile ad mediation company — in other

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Huawei P10 goes on pre-order at Vodafone UK, available on March 31

By | 2017-03-17T14:51:26+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Over in the UK, Vodafone chose to be the first mobile network operator (of many) to officially commence pre-orders for the Huawei P10. The handset is being offered in black or silver only for now, despite the many color versions Huawei announced. If you're interested in the P10 and Vodafone is your operator

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ABC News’ app adds support for multi-stream viewing on Apple TV

By | 2017-03-17T12:08:48+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: Android|

News junkies, rejoice. ABC News is rolling out an updated Apple TV application, live today, which makes the news division the first to offer a simultaneous multi-stream viewing experience in its tvOS application. At launch, there are a dozen different live streams users can choose from, presented in a row as the bottom of the

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Microsoft Surface Book 2 to reportedly be a traditional laptop, ditching 2-in-1 design

By | 2017-03-17T13:44:39+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

According to a new rumor supposedly coming out of "sources from the related upstream supply chain", a new Microsoft Surface Book is already in mass production. The company will apparently unveil this new product either at the end of this month or in April. The Surface Book 2 will be cheaper than its

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