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Another Screen Shot Of The Upcoming Windows Start Menu Leaks

Jul 21, 9:48PM

thing (1) Another week, another leak. Today we have a new, purported screenshot of the upcoming return of the Start Menu to Windows. Read More

Watch iOS 8′s Latest Beta Transcribe Voice To Text In Near-Real Time

Jul 21, 9:42PM

ios-8 Apple’s iOS 8 beta 4 just hit the interwebs today, and among the new features found therein, there’s a cool new visualization of the iOS dictation feature (seen in the MacRumors video above) that shows your words being transcribed almost in real-time as you say them. It’s a feature that previously appeared in Siri, but it’s new to the dictate option found in Messages… Read More

World Cup Provides A Boost To Netflix Due To Smart TV Adoption In Latin America

Jul 21, 8:32PM

world cup It might seem counter-intuitive, but Netflix will probably get a boost from the viewership of live sports — at least in Latin America. That’s because, in preparation for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, a large number of consumers upgraded their TVs to Internet-connected sets that can access its on-demand streaming service. Read More

Microsoft Starts Pre-Orders For The Surface Pro 3 Docking Station

Jul 21, 8:19PM

SUR_Pro3_Dock_Front_Back Microsoft revealed its Surface Pro 3 earlier this year, and now there’s a new accessory up for sale, following the official shipping launch of the new Surface last month. The new gadget is a Docking Station, which provides a host of external input and output ports for the Surface Pro 3, including three USB 3.0 ports, a 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet port, and a security lock slot, along… Read More

An iPad App To Make All Your Selfies Go 3D

Jul 21, 8:13PM

unnamed-2 Itseez3D, the first app to partner with computer vision technology company Occipital, can turn any picture you take with your iOS camera into a 3D object. Naturally, I made one of the good sir Alex Wilhelm: And somehow I was convinced to get one of me as well: Note: it’s very odd to see yourself as virtual 3D.  The app works by mounting the Structure Sensor to an iPad and then… Read More

Netflix Passes 50M Subscribers As It Reports Better Than Expected Q2 Revenue Of $1.34B

Jul 21, 8:07PM

netflix-earnings This afternoon following the closing bell, Netflix announced the financial results of its second quarter, including revenue of $1.34 billion and earnings per share of $1.15. Analysts had expected Netflix to report $1.33 billion in revenue and $1.16 per share in earnings. The company, which traded up around 1.7% during regular trading in a down market, is up around 1% after-hours following… Read More

Facebook's $2 Billion Acquisition Of Oculus Closes, Now Official

Jul 21, 8:04PM

oculus-facebook Facebook now owns Oculus. The $2 billion acquisition deal of the virtual reality pioneer announced in March has been approved by regulators and today become official. The U.S. FCC’s anti-trust team greenlighted the deal in April. Now it has passed the California Department Of Corporations fairness hearing and will go into effect. The exact price of the acquisition came out… Read More

Latest iOS 8 Beta Update Includes Tips, An App That Shows Features You Might Miss

Jul 21, 7:50PM

iOS tips The latest iOS 8 beta release includes a new Tips app pointing out features and shortcuts that aren’t immediately apparent, as well as the steps necessary to turn them on or off in settings. Read More

The Majority Of Today's App Businesses Are Not Sustainable

Jul 21, 7:41PM

iPhone-5s-front-apps Though the app stores continue to fill up with ever more mobile applications, the reality is that most of these are not sustainable businesses. According to a new report out this morning, half (50%) of iOS developers and even more (64%) Android developers are operating below the “app poverty line” of $500 per app per month. Read More

RadiumOne Issues Not-Quite-Apology For Ousting CEO Who Pled Guilty To Domestic Violence

Jul 21, 7:04PM

2286_133686170110_5129_n Ad platform RadiumOne and its former CEO Gurbaksh Chahal have issued a joint statement that is intended to “bring an end to all disputes they have had.” RadiumOne removed Chahal in April following media criticism of his guilty plea for charges of misdemeanor domestic violence battery and battery. “The Board did not intend to hurt Gurbaksh,” the statement reads. The… Read More

Yahoo Is Buying Mobile Analytics Firm Flurry For North Of 300M

Jul 21, 6:55PM

flurry homepage Yahoo has made no secret of its ambitions and advances in mobile, earlier this month reporting 450 million monthly active users and search and display mobile ad revenues growing 100%. In CEO Marissa Mayer’s words, Yahoo is a “mobile first company.” Now, sources say that Yahoo has closed in on an acquisition that could potentially boost its role in mobile further: it is… Read More

Tango Luring Developers To Its Platform With New $25 Million Global Games Fund

Jul 21, 6:41PM

Tango Months after raising more than $280 million from Alibaba in a Series D round, Tango is looking to stand out in the messaging app space by committing $25 million to a fund to promote games built on its network and even make investments in exceptional developers. Read More

Watch Two Teams Of Gamers Compete For $6.5M Right Now

Jul 21, 6:36PM

Screen Shot 2014-07-21 at 11.28.05 AM It’s Monday which means you, my friend, deserve a break. As it turns out, today is the final day of The International 4, a Dota 2 — that’s a video game, in case you are quite behind — tournament that has a total prize pool of more than $10 million. The finals, which are live right now, will divvy up around $6.5 million to the two winning teams. Whichever can take down… Read More

Project Fixup Plays Matchmaker In The Digital Age

Jul 21, 6:13PM

fixup There are almost as many singles in the U.S. as there are singles who’ve tried online dating. But all those winks, pokes, nudges and swipes are a waste of your precious time in looking for love, according to new dating site Project Fixup. This new “digital matchmaker” site aims to use online dating technology to hook people up with their potential mates, but use real… Read More

Australian Graphic Design Startup Canva Raises Additional $3.6M

Jul 21, 6:00PM

canva Canva, a site that lets non-designers create graphics using drag-and-drop tools, has nabbed an additional $3.6 million in funding from Founders Fund and Shasta Ventures, as well as existing investors Matrix Partners, Blackbird Ventures, and Square Peg Capital. This brings its total raised so far to $7 million. Read More

Urban Compass Raises $40M To Expand Its Apartment Marketplace Beyond NYC

Jul 21, 5:46PM

Screen Shot 2014-07-21 at 10.45.02 AM Urban Compass, the startup that runs an online marketplace for people to rent, buy, and sell apartments, announced today it has closed on $40 million in new funding. The round, which is Urban Compass’ Series B, includes participation from Advance Publications and Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, who also pitched into the company’s $20 million Series A round announced in September… Read More

New York To Bitcoin Startups: Get Permission Or Get Out

Jul 21, 5:42PM

bitcoin-thorns Bitcoin allows people to build financial technology without asking for permission, but if New York state has its way, this won’t be the case for long. The New York Department of Financial Services released a series of proposed regulations last week that could shut down the digital currency startup ecosystem as we know it. Deemed “BitLicense,” it may help “Big… Read More

Dealflicks Raises $1.7 Million To Offer Movie Discounts Through An App

Jul 21, 5:05PM

empty seats DealFlicks, which considers itself a kind of “Priceline for movie tickets,” is trying to get more people into movie theaters that by partnering with theater chains and offering discounted tickets and snacks at concessions stands. And it’s raised $1.7 million in seed funding to do so. Read More

Facebook Launches Save, A Read-It-Later List For Links, Places, And Media Pages

Jul 21, 5:00PM

image001-1 Two years after acqhiring read-it-later startup Spool, Facebook today launched a basic Pocket competitor called Save. It’s a feature for iOS, Android, and web that lets you store links from News Feed and Facebook Pages for Places, Events, Movies, TV shows, and music to a list where you can view them later. While Save doesn’t cache content behind links like Pocket or Instapaper,… Read More

That Horrible Moment When You're Stuck On The Bowl Without Toilet Paper

Jul 21, 4:58PM

toiletpaper You’ve been there. At a friendly gathering, slowing removing yourself to take care of personal business in the restroom. Your mind wanders as you relieve yourself, only to notice but a shred of soft Charmin left on a cardboard roll. A hasty, anxious look in the cabinets and under the sink yields nothing, and creative problem solving takes over. Time is ticking. A knock at the door… Read More

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