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Changing the security landscape for entrepreneurs

By | 2017-08-18T20:43:19+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Bob Ackerman Jr. Contributor Robert Ackerman Jr. is the founder and a managing director of Allegis Capital, an early-stage cybersecurity venture firm, and a founder of DataTribe, a startup “studio” for fledgling cyber startups staffed by former government technology innovators and cybersecurity professionals. More posts by this contributor: Throughout the course of human

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Instagram Direct now lets you reply with a photo or video

By | 2017-08-18T17:10:05+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

It definitely seems like Facebook-owned Instagram is adding at least one new feature every week, sometimes even more often than that. Today's addition has to do with Direct, the part of Instagram's that's essentially a one-to-one messaging service. Starting with Instagram version 10.34 (which should already be available for Android and iOS in

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New Star Wars movie focused on Obi-Wan Kenobi is in the early stages

By | 2017-08-18T19:33:16+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: Android|

The next standalone spin-off series set in the Star Wars universe could be focused on Obi-Wan Kenobi, the Jedi who took Luke Skywalker under his wing in the original series, and who also helped train the child who would become Darth Vader. Variety reports that Disney is in the early stages of development

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LiftIgniter raises $6.4M to bring website personalization to the rest of the internet

By | 2017-08-18T18:18:37+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: Android|

You’ve probably had the experience of going to a website and seeing a lot of content that’s not really relevant. For the most part, a lot of this is organized in a way that’s either pre-defined or based on a limited number of signals that aims to sort of personalize the experience for a

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Essential Phone goes on pre-order at Amazon and Sprint too, ships in a few weeks

By | 2017-08-18T15:51:47+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

The Essential Phone has been up for pre-order at Best Buy since the beginning of this month, but only in its unlocked form. Now that model is joined at the retailer by the version of the PH-1 that's made for Sprint. What's more, the carrier itself has started taking pre-orders for the Essential

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Forever Labs preserves young stem cells to prevent your older self from aging

By | 2017-08-18T17:07:09+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Forever Labs, a startup in Y Combinator’s latest batch, is preserving adult stem cells with the aim to help you live longer and healthier. Stem cells have the potential to become any type of cell needed in the body. It’s very helpful to have younger stem cells from your own body on hand

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First round of Disrupt SF Hackathon tickets now available

By | 2017-08-18T15:47:49+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: Android|

The wait is over, hackathon fans. Disrupt SF 2017 is right around the corner, and with just a few short weeks until we kick off the best startup show in the Bay Area, we thought it was high time we released the first batch of tickets to the Disrupt SF Hackathon. The Disrupt

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Asus promises Android O updates for the entire Zenfone 3 and Zenfone 4 series

By | 2017-08-18T14:33:19+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

As you may already know, earlier today Asus held a special event during which it unleashed six additional Zenfone 4 models. These all run Android Nougat, but what about the future? We are, after all, most likely only a few short weeks away from the official launch of Android O (which annoyingly still

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Independent inquiry called for in FCC’s secretive cyberattack claims

By | 2017-08-18T14:28:22+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: Android|

The FCC’s claim that its commenting system was attacked on the night of May 7 has been the subject of considerable controversy, but not because of the attack itself. The agency has been so reluctant to release any substantive details about the attack or the countermeasures it has taken since that Congress is

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Cloudflare CEO calls for a system to regulate hateful internet content

By | 2017-08-18T13:13:33+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince has called for the implementation of a framework to govern how the internet’s gatekeepers deal with cases like The Daily Stormer. This comes after a number of tech companies have revoked support for the neo-Nazi website for its close association with the violent far-right demonstrations in Charlottesville. Seven-year-old Cloudflare

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