Mashrooi app will track real estate project progress and allow users to compare construction against developers’ plans
Amazons Echo is able to get software updates very easily. After all, the physical device itself acts as a capsule equipped with mics and speakers for Amazons cloud service, which the Echo communicates with. Amazon Alexa gained a significant new feature a few months ago that allowed Amazon Echo owners to get in touch with […]
Mozilla has announced the latest recipients of its Open Source Support grants, totaling $539,000. The web tech company regularly helps out smaller projects, and this round in particular favored ones aimed at safety and security. First was $194K to Ushahidi, a platform used to rapidly collect and disseminate local information to people who may need […]
If there’s anywhere you shouldn’t smoke, it’s at a gas station. A dude enjoying a cigarette at his car at a gas station in Sofia, Bulgaria received a healthy dose of instant karma when he apparently refused to extinguish his butt when asked. In the clip, the young man can be seen smoking next to […]
Instagram first introduced shopping tags into its platform last November, but they were only available to a handful of brands, such as Kate Spade and Warby Parker. Earlier this year, Instagram opened them up to Shopify and BigCommerce. Since then, Shopify has been testing the feature with a handful of its merchants before widely releasing […]
When breaking news hits, the first instinct for many is to run to social media for more information. What we find there isn’t always accurate, unfortunately, and it’s all too easy to accidentally spread false narratives to our followers. Recent events like Hurricane Irma and the Las Vegas shooting proved just how quickly misinformation can […]
Charley Gallay / Stringer / Getty Images Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner died last Wednesday at age 91 of two main causes — cardiac arrest (a sudden stopping of the heart) and a bacterial infection. The infection was triggered by E. coli, a common bacteria that is often survivable in adults but can cause complications […]
Ford CEO Jim Hackett outlined a broad plan to bet on mobility, connectivity and retooling manufacturing with a bevy of new technologies. But first the company needs more financial fitness to fund the future.
At OpenWorld, Ellison unveils Oracle’s new highly-automated cyber defense system, which works in conjunction with its autonomous database to automatically detect threats and install patches.
One of the Senate’s main cybersecurity proponents wants assurances that voting systems in the U.S. are ready for their next major threat and he’s going straight to the hardware makers to get it. In a letter, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden — an outspoken member of the Senate Intelligence Committee — called on six of the main […]