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Vivaldi releases version 2.0 of its browser featuring expanded customization and privacy tools

VIVALDI RELEASES VERSION 2.0 OF ITS BROWSER FEATURING EXPANDED CUSTOMIZATION AND PRIVACY TOOLS

Maverick browser developer Vivaldi released version 2.0 today as the company continues its quest to target users who crave a feature-backed...

MissingLink.ai simplifies AI data management and experimentation

MISSINGLINK.AI SIMPLIFIES AI DATA MANAGEMENT AND EXPERIMENTATION

The amount of data generated each day boggles the mind. IDC forecasts the total will grow to 5.2 zettabytes in 2025, and it's accelerating...

 
 
 
XO18: Xbox One fan event returns in November

XO18: XBOX ONE FAN EVENT RETURNS IN NOVEMBER

Microsoft wants to bring its gaming fans together for a massive gathering. The company revealed that it is bringing back its Xbox expo...

783 dance pads and 27.2 million Xbox 360 controllers are connected to Steam

783 DANCE PADS AND 27.2 MILLION XBOX 360 CONTROLLERS ARE CONNECTED TO STEAM

Valve Software doesn't just distribute games and make digital hats. It also tracks how its Steam members interact with their software....

 
 
 
Outlook mobile gets new enterprise management features, improved calendar sharing, and more

OUTLOOK MOBILE GETS NEW ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT FEATURES, IMPROVED CALENDAR SHARING, AND MORE

Fresh off of a newsy Monday, Microsoft had a few lingering announcements to share from its ongoing Ignite Conference in Orlando. One...

Twitter will now ask you for feedback before implementing policy changes

TWITTER WILL NOW ASK YOU FOR FEEDBACK BEFORE IMPLEMENTING POLICY CHANGES

Twitter announced today that it will incorporate more user feedback before making policy changes, by releasing surveys that anyone...

 
 
 
Amazon starts letting Alexa developers sell extra lives in voice games

AMAZON STARTS LETTING ALEXA DEVELOPERS SELL EXTRA LIVES IN VOICE GAMES

Amazon today announced that developers with game Alexa skills can sell Echo device owners things like extra lives or special powers...

3 ways Facebook might change Instagram now that its cofounders are out

3 WAYS FACEBOOK MIGHT CHANGE INSTAGRAM NOW THAT ITS COFOUNDERS ARE OUT

ANALYSIS: Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger are leaving Facebook, six years after the Mark Zuckerberg-led company bought their photo-sharing...

 
 
 
YouPorn launches personalized weekly video playlists powered by machine learning

YOUPORN LAUNCHES PERSONALIZED WEEKLY VIDEO PLAYLISTS POWERED BY MACHINE LEARNING

Adult entertainment hub YouPorn is taking a leaf out of Spotify's book with a new weekly playlist that uses “industry-leading machine...

Kongregate's Kartridge downloadable PC game store opens on November 1

KONGREGATE'S KARTRIDGE DOWNLOADABLE PC GAME STORE OPENS ON NOVEMBER 1

Kongregate has announced it will launch a community-driven downloadable PC games platform dubbed Kartridge starting on November 1....

 
 
 
MonkeyMedia's BodyNav tools will reduce motion sickness in VR

MONKEYMEDIA'S BODYNAV TOOLS WILL REDUCE MOTION SICKNESS IN VR

MonkeyMedia aims to reduce motion sickness in virtual reality with BodyNav developer tools. You could call it an anti-barf tool. MonkeyMedia,...

Yale announces Assure Locks with app and voice control

YALE ANNOUNCES ASSURE LOCKS WITH APP AND VOICE CONTROL

In the market for connected deadbolts? You're in luck - particularly if you're partial to Yale. The Berlin, Connecticut-based company...

 
 
 
Umbra Composit could scan the world in 3D to the detail of a single grain of sand

UMBRA COMPOSIT COULD SCAN THE WORLD IN 3D TO THE DETAIL OF A SINGLE GRAIN OF SAND

Last year, Umbra unveiled a tool called Composit that will let you upload a complex 3D model to the cloud and then view it on any device....

AppsFlyer: Facebook remains top media source for mobile app marketers

APPSFLYER: FACEBOOK REMAINS TOP MEDIA SOURCE FOR MOBILE APP MARKETERS

AppsFlyer, a mobile attribution and marketing analytics firm, said that Facebook still leads the market in app marketing performance,...

 
 
 
Pigeon wants to be Reddit for Facebook Messenger

PIGEON WANTS TO BE REDDIT FOR FACEBOOK MESSENGER

Advance Local today announced the launch of Pigeon, a meme-sharing Facebook Messenger bot that gives anonymous users the ability to...

Deep North's school security system uses AI and cameras to detect threats

DEEP NORTH'S SCHOOL SECURITY SYSTEM USES AI AND CAMERAS TO DETECT THREATS

Deep North , a Silicon Valley startup with offices in China and Sweden, hopes to leverage artificial intelligence to prevent violence...

 
 
 
Snyk raises $22 million to tackle open source's security problem

SNYK RAISES $22 MILLION TO TACKLE OPEN SOURCE'S SECURITY PROBLEM

Snyk announced today it has raised $22 million as the company seeks to plug the growing security holes in open source systems. “Our...

Tinder trials more controls for women

TINDER TRIALS MORE CONTROLS FOR WOMEN

The Indian edition of dating app Tinder is trialing a new feature which gives women an additional level of scrutiny and security before...

 
 
 
Forza Horizon 4 review-in-progress - a familiar beauty

FORZA HORIZON 4 REVIEW-IN-PROGRESS - A FAMILIAR BEAUTY

REVIEW: Forza Horizon 4 is a gorgeous spectacle. It is varied, challenging, and fast. In other words, it is everything you want from...

IBM's Watson agriculture platform predicts crop prices, combats pests, and more

IBM'S WATSON AGRICULTURE PLATFORM PREDICTS CROP PRICES, COMBATS PESTS, AND MORE

Amber waves of grain, indeed. Roughly two million farms dot the continental U.S., and the decisions their proprietors make impact the...

 
 
 



Senate Judiciary Committee Will Vote on Kavanaugh Friday

Senate Judiciary Committee Will Vote on Kavanaugh Friday

The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a vote Friday on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, the AP reports. The committee vote is being set for the day... Read more ...

'Never look down': Will Smith bungee jumps out of helicopter into Grand Canyon

'Never look down': Will Smith bungee jumps out of helicopter into Grand Canyon

Smith plunged out of a helicopter over the Grand Canyon to celebrate his 50th birthday! Read more ...

BREAKING: Bill Cosby sentenced to 3-10 years in state prison for drugging...

BREAKING: Bill Cosby sentenced to 3-10 years in state prison for drugging and sexual assault

NORRISTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA - Bill Cosby, who for a half-century reigned as one of America's most prominent and universally adored entertainers until a multitude of women publicly... Read more ...

Judge sentences Bill Cosby to 3 to 10 years, rules him a ‘sexually violent...

Judge sentences Bill Cosby to 3 to 10 years, rules him a ‘sexually violent predator'

The classification means Cosby must undergo lifetime counseling and report quarterly to authorities. Read more ...

World leaders laugh as President Trump boasts of America's might at United...

World leaders laugh as President Trump boasts of America's might at United Nations

Audience members chuckled in response to the president's accomplishment claims. Read more ...

Shohei Ohtani injury update: Angels star will undergo Tommy John surgery...

Shohei Ohtani injury update: Angels star will undergo Tommy John surgery next week

The Angels learned Shohei Ohtani had new damage to his UCL in early September. Read more ...

​Authorities using parents' voices in search for 6-year-old boy who vanished...

​Authorities using parents' voices in search for 6-year-old boy who vanished at park

A massive search is underway in North Carolina, where a 6-year-old boy with autism vanished Saturday after going to a park with his dad. Read more ...

A fridge stocked full of blood and other things you might not know about the...

A fridge stocked full of blood and other things you might not know about the president's limo

Many aspects of the $1.5 million, state-of-the-art limo are kept secret, but the vehicle has many unique features. Read more ...

Woman says boyfriend pressed her to 'produce a baby'

Woman says boyfriend pressed her to 'produce a baby'

A woman convicted of killing her pregnant neighbor that her boyfriend had pressured her to "produce a baby" after figuring out she had lied about being pregnant. Read more ...

Sanchez, Severino rebound ahead of playoffs, Yanks top Rays

Sanchez, Severino rebound ahead of playoffs, Yanks top Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Struggling Gary Sanchez drove in four runs for the first time since early April, Luis Severino won his 19th game and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa... Read more ...