Samsung View all

South Korea, Italy also calling out Apple for slowing iPhones

South Korea, Italy also calling out Apple for slowing iPhones

Apple continues to get into hot water over a power management feature that throttles performance on older iPhones to avoid unexpected battery shutdowns. A South Korean consumer group has now filed a complaint, though it’s…

Tech News

The Chinese think Palo Alto is dumpy

The Chinese think Palo Alto is dumpy

Good news! The great Raw Water Story of 2017 is finally over. Google tells me that searches went up ten-fold…

Yahoo Finance launches social savings app Tanda, an alternative to credit cards

Yahoo Finance launches social savings app Tanda, an alternative to credit cards

Yahoo Finance today launched a new app called Tanda that allows small groups of either five or nine people to…

Mark Zuckerberg bought a $150 million ‘expedition yacht’

Mark Zuckerberg bought a $150 million ‘expedition yacht’

Though searching through Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook page last year might have led you to think he spends all his free…

Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin exits COO role, now filled by former Pandora COO Sara Clemens

Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin exits COO role, now filled by former Pandora COO Sara Clemens

Twitch today announced its co-founder Kevin Lin will be stepping down from the COO role at the company, amid a…

MirraViz is a startup that wants to change split-screen gaming

MirraViz is a startup that wants to change split-screen gaming

MirraViz wants to bring an end to gamers screen peeking. The startup’s display technology lets different people watch different things…

A modest primer for Ethereum programming

A modest primer for Ethereum programming

Mostly I write stuff. See rezendi.com for details. More posts by this contributor: I’m a long-term cryptocurrency believer, pretty saddened…

A cartoon for these tech times…

A cartoon for these tech times…

Hi! You are about to activate our Facebook Messenger news bot. Once subscribed, the bot will send you a digest…

US & Canada VCs favor late-stage giants over upstarts in Q4

US & Canada VCs favor late-stage giants over upstarts in Q4

Startup investors in the U.S. and Canada have been putting a little less money to work across a lot fewer…

Netflix was 2017’s top non-game app by revenue

Netflix was 2017’s top non-game app by revenue

Netflix was the top earning app of 2017 that wasn’t a mobile game, according to Sensor Tower’s new year-end report…

The Zeeq smart pillow tracks sleep, plays music and more

The Zeeq smart pillow tracks sleep, plays music and more

It’s 2018 so about time pillows gain a bit of technology. Rem-Fit’s Zeeq pillow is packed with the goods to,…

URB-E’s launching a scooter sharing network at college campuses and hotels

URB-E’s launching a scooter sharing network at college campuses and hotels

URB-E, the startup that creates foldable electric scooters, is launching a transportation system designed to promote scooter sharing on colleges…

Huawei’s U.S. distribution plans are thwarted again as AT&T reportedly backs out of a deal

Huawei’s U.S. distribution plans are thwarted again as AT&T reportedly backs out of a deal

Huawei’s CES press conference isn’t until later today, but the company’s already having a rough time of it. According to…

After breach exposing millions of parents and kids, toymaker VTech handed a $650K fine by FTC

After breach exposing millions of parents and kids, toymaker VTech handed a $650K fine by FTC

VTech, the maker of smart toys whose poor security practices exposed data from millions parents and children, has been slapped…

The cryptocurrency bubble is strangling innovation

The cryptocurrency bubble is strangling innovation

Sure, fine, maybe it’s a bubble. OK it’s definitely a bubble, but that’s a good thing, a bubble brings attention…

Gaming View all

Spend a week fielding sensitive HR complaints in ‘Grayscale’ web game

Spend a week fielding sensitive HR complaints in ‘Grayscale’ web game

If you’re looking for a way to close out your week that’s entertaining, edifying and looks like you’re doing real…

Casually prep for nuclear war with this Minecraft tour of the Russian and American fallout bunkers

Casually prep for nuclear war with this Minecraft tour of the Russian and American fallout bunkers

Virtual tourism is a little heavy in 2018. Sure, you’ve seen the Minecraft Eiffel Tower and beamed aboard the Minecraft…

Fortnite Battle Royale gets an updated map

Fortnite Battle Royale gets an updated map

Fortnite, which has topped 50 million players, has released an update to the game in the form of version V.2.2.0.…

MirraViz is a startup that wants to change split-screen gaming

MirraViz is a startup that wants to change split-screen gaming

MirraViz wants to bring an end to gamers screen-peeking. The startup’s display technology lets different people watch different things on…