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Twitch expands subscriptions with new $9.99 & $24.99 tiers for serious fans

Confirming an earlier leak, the Amazon-owned live streaming service Twitch is today announcing an...

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Facebook plans ethics board to monitor its brain-computer interface work

Facebook will assemble an independent Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) panel to oversee...

TECH NEWS

Apple Maps gets transit mode for Paris

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Apple is finally adding transit options to its Maps app for the city of Paris....

Gillmor Gang: Fossil Fuel

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The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor....

Apple testing process for autonomous safety drivers revealed in DMV documents

2 days ago

Apple has developed a testing procedure for drivers who would act as failsafe...

Elon Musk’s Neuralink wants to turn cloud-based AI into an extension of our brains

3 days ago

Elon Musk has been working on a Neuralink, a human-computer brain interface...

Alibaba’s Ant Financial takes control of HelloPay to extend its reach in Southeast Asia

4 days ago

Another day, another deal to widen the reach of Ant Financial, the fintech-focused...

A low-flying pet supplies company just sold to PetSmart in the biggest e-commerce sale ever

5 days ago

If you haven’t heard of Chewy, you aren’t alone. But PetSmart, the retail giant...

Erdogan’s victory means uncertain times for Turkey’s startups

6 days ago

In 2008 I had the privilege to travel to Istanbul to check out the tech scene. ...

Alibaba’s Ant Financial may have won the bidding war for MoneyGram after upping its offer to $1.2B

1 week ago

Ant Financial, the Alibaba affiliate company focused on financial services,...

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Falcon Northwest’s Tiki is the sleek sports car of VR PCs

Falcon Northwest is a small company, but small can mean focus and care when it comes to device makers. Falcon’s business...

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Game over, man! The NES Classic is discontinued planet-wide

Well, it was fun while it lasted. The NES Classic Edition (it went by several names, but you know what I mean) was the must-have...

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Twitch opens up its money-making tools to tens of thousands of non-Partnered channels

On the heels of yesterday’s news about expanded subscription options for partners, video streaming site Twitch today announced...

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TriLens is a Triple Lens Holder You Wear on Your Belt

Back in 2014, we shared a clever new photography accessory called the LensFlipper, which is basically back-to-back lens mounts...

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Photo Essay: The Homeless Children on the Streets of Kitale, Kenya

It’s five o’clock in the morning, and a cold mist lies upon the small Kenyan town of Kitale. Only if you walk around the...

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Minecraft in Real Life: Retoucher Turns Real Animals Into Cubic Creations

Copyright disputes, huge camera announcements, the decline and fall of Instagram botting, this week has been a pretty serious...