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  • newUber focuses on services as it begins to see profits in Southeast Asia

    Uber focuses on services as it begins to see profits in Southeast Asia

     Uber has abandoned its ‘land grab’ approach to Southeast Asia and instead switched its focus to new products and services as it begins to see profitability in key markets in the region. Read More
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Jul 16, 4:28am -
  • newSony posts $205M profit as downsized mobile business stops bleeding cash

    Sony posts $205M profit as downsized mobile business stops bleeding cash

     Sony posted a slim ¥21.2 billion ($205 million) profit for its Q1 2016. That’s down on the ¥82.4 billion profit it carded this time last year, but in general the quarter was a mixed bag of positives and negatives following the impact of cost-cu…
    - 4 hours ago, 29 Jul 16, 2:37am -
  • newTech reacts to Clinton’s DNC speech

    Tech reacts to Clinton’s DNC speech

     Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention was delivered in stark contrast to Donald Trump’s speech at last week’s Republican National Convention. Here are 10 quick take-aways from technology investors, exec…
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Jul 16, 1:16am -
  • newBaidu, China’s dominant search firm, suffers record profit drop

    Baidu, China’s dominant search firm, suffers record profit drop

     Baidu may be the dominant search company in China by some margin, but it is currently in the midst of its toughest period. The firm today reported its largest drop in profits since going public more than a decade ago as a result of a public enquiry…
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Jul 16, 1:14am -
  • newCrunch Report | Oracle Buys Netsuite

    Crunch Report | Oracle Buys Netsuite

    Uber Co-Founder Garrett Camp launches real estate venture, UpThere raises $77 million for its new cloud storage service, Oracle buys NetSuite for $9.3 billion, Apple sold its 1 billionth iPhone. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies to help build a t…
    - 7 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 11:00pm -

Read Write Web

  • newMichigan approves millions for autonomous car testing facility

    Michigan approves millions for autonomous car testing facility

    The State of Michigan approved a $17 million loan to build a 311-acre facility for autonomous vehicle testing on Wednesday. The loan will be used to purchase unused land at Willow Run, which used to be owned by General Motors and was a Ford bomber p…
    - 12 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 6:00pm -
  • newFacebook’s drone could bring everyone connectivity

    Facebook’s drone could bring everyone connectivity

    For remote offline communities, Facebook’s autonomous test plane moved another step closer to providing internet to Earth’s least connected places. As reported in Smart Cities World, the social media giant recently ran full scale tests of its Aq…
    - 13 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 5:30pm -
  • newVietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City jumps on smart city bandwagon

    Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City jumps on smart city bandwagon

    Vietnam’s commercial capital, Ho Chi Minh City (HCM), is gearing up to join the ranks of the world’s smart cities. Vietnam News reported recently announced modernization plans by leaders of the city otherwise known as Saigon. Government repres…
    - 13 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 5:00pm -
  • newEricsson connects Maersk’s vessel fleet at sea with IoT

    Ericsson connects Maersk’s vessel fleet at sea with IoT

    The world’s largest shipping container firm, Maersk Line, has brought two thirds of its vessels online in a partnership with Ericsson. It took the Swedish networking giant four years to bring the fleet online. Ericsson built a floating DSM network…
    - 14 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 4:30pm -
  • newGM hints at autonomous Bolt EV coming to Lyft

    GM hints at autonomous Bolt EV coming to Lyft

    General Motors is confident it will have an autonomous, all electric car on the road sooner than most expect, available on Lyft’s ride-sharing app. Speaking to Tech Insider, Pam Fletcher, the chief engineer of autonomous tech at GM, hinted that th…
    - 14 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 4:00pm -

Boy Genius Report

WSJ - Tech

  • newDrones, Robots Offer Vision of Mining's Future
    BHP Billiton is trialing a technology with the potential to change the way it transports mineral-rich ore from deep pits and underground tunnels, in a bid to improve productivity in the face of weak commodity prices.
    - 19 mins ago, 29 Jul 16, 5:49am -
  • newApple's Hard-Charging Tactics Backfire in TV
    Some of the tactics used by Apple to achieve success have hurt its efforts to revolutionize the TV-watching experience. In search of its new big thing, the company has alienated cable providers and networks with an assertive negotiating style.
    - 24 mins ago, 29 Jul 16, 5:44am -
  • newMobile Strength Propels Google
    Google parent Alphabet said quarterly profit soared 24%, the second internet giant in two days to report blockbuster earnings driven by consumers’ rapid shift to mobile devices.
    - 27 mins ago, 29 Jul 16, 5:41am -
  • newApple Is Squeezed by Advance of Android Handset Makers
    Earnings reports from the world’s top smartphone makers this week highlight how fortunes are diverging in the mobile-phone market as competition intensifies.
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Jul 16, 4:35am -
  • newAmazon Posts Another Blockbuster Profit
    Amazon reported another record profit and its fifth-straight quarter in the black as it continued to reap new sales from Prime memberships and its relentless push to deliver goods ever faster.
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Jul 16, 3:53am -

GigaOm

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Oracle Buys Netsuite | Crunch Report

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Dunkers is 8-bit NBA Jam

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Gizmodo

  • newHillary Clinton Believes in Science 

    Hillary Clinton Believes in Science 

    In her speech at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night, Hillary Clinton made a lot of promises about her probable presidential administration. One stood out to us here at Gizmodo.Read more...
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 11:50pm -
  • newNothing Matters, So Why Not Watch This Live Stream of a Flower Doing Nothing Before It Blooms

    Nothing Matters, So Why Not Watch This Live Stream of a Flower Doing Nothing Before It Blooms

    Everyone loves a good corpse flower blossom. These giant plants mostly remain dormant and only sprout flowers once every four to five years. Read more...
    - 7 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 11:13pm -
  • newMy Amazon Echo Refused to Tell Me About Amazon's Profits

    My Amazon Echo Refused to Tell Me About Amazon's Profits

    Thursday, Amazon announced its second quarter earnings, reporting a net income of $857 million, which makes the $92 million the company earned in its second quarter last year look like pocket change. Read more...
    - 7 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 10:44pm -
  • newSolar Power Could Be Coming Soon to Chernobyl

    Solar Power Could Be Coming Soon to Chernobyl

    The atomic fallout in Chernobyl, Ukraine was one of the worst nuclear disasters in history and put around 2,600 square kilometers (around 1,000 square miles) of land out of commission. It’s been good for shitty horror films and for the wildlife…
    - 8 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 10:15pm -
  • newLately, Science Has Been Having A Lot Of Fun With Hydrogels

    Lately, Science Has Been Having A Lot Of Fun With Hydrogels

    Hydrogel-based materials are the basis of many experiments in the science community, having been utilized in new ways to cool down buildings, make better condoms , and to generate soft tissues . They’re already used in contact lenses, and you can…
    - 8 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 9:51pm -

PC World

  • newSony does well in games but smartphone business shrinks

    Sony does well in games but smartphone business shrinks

    An increase in games revenue helped Sony counter to an extent shrinking business in smartphones and the impact of earthquakes in Japan's Kumamoto region on production of the camera sensors that the company supplies to Apple and other smartphone vendo…
    - 1 hour ago, 29 Jul 16, 4:39am -
  • newWikiLeaks' methods questioned by whistleblower Edward Snowden

    WikiLeaks' methods questioned by whistleblower Edward Snowden

    Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor, Edward Snowden, has censured WikiLeaks’ release of information without proper curation.On Thursday, Snowden, who has embarrassed the U.S. government with revelations of widespread NSA surveillance, s…
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Jul 16, 1:31am -
  • newFull details revealed: AMD Radeon RX 470 and RX 460 specs and release dates

    Full details revealed: AMD Radeon RX 470 and RX 460 specs and release dates

    Nearly two months back, smack-dab in the midst of E3, AMD CEO Lisa Su took the stage at the PC gaming Show and introduced the Radeon RX 460 and Radeon RX 470 graphics cards to the world—the final two members of the 14nm Polaris GPU family. The l…
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Jul 16, 12:00am -
  • newFBI said to investigate possible hack of another Democratic Party organization

    FBI said to investigate possible hack of another Democratic Party organization

    The FBI is said to be investigating yet another suspected hack of a Democratic Party organization, this time of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee that raises funds for Democrats running for the House of Representatives.The previously un…
    - 8 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 10:02pm -
  • newMicrosoft will cut 2,850 more jobs by the end of the year

    Microsoft will cut 2,850 more jobs by the end of the year

    Satya Nadella isn't stopping the job cuts train at Microsoft any time soon. The company revealed Thursday that 2,850 people will lose their jobs by the middle of 2017, on top of the 1,850 cuts announced earlier this year.According to a regulatory fil…
    - 10 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 8:23pm -

LifeHacker

  • newThe Beach Party Playlist

    The Beach Party Playlist

    This summer is blazing hot, which means it’s the best time to hit the beach and party. This playlist will help get you in the mood to have fun while the sun tries to melt your face off.Read more...
    - 10 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 8:00pm -
  • newWhat It Actually Takes to Get a Flat Stomach

    What It Actually Takes to Get a Flat Stomach

    There are all kinds of trainers, videos, and products that say they can get you a flat stomach in no time, but there are no shortcuts to six pack city. It takes a lot of work, discipline, and time.Read more...
    - 11 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 7:00pm -
  • newRemains of the Day: Twitter Stickers Finally Available to All Users

    Remains of the Day: Twitter Stickers Finally Available to All Users

    Finally, now is the winter of our stickerless discontent. Twitter announced a new feature that lets you put stickers on images over a month ago, but it’s just now been made available to all users. Heck yeah, it’s sticker time.Read more...
    - 12 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 6:30pm -
  • newio9 In All Seriousness, Was the Suicide Squad Set an Actual Circle of Hell?

    io9 In All Seriousness, Was the Suicide Squad Set an Actual Circle of Hell?

    io9 In All Seriousness, Was the Suicide Squad Set an Actual Circle of Hell? | The Slot Ashley Judd Tells Us Donald Trump Is a Known ‘Breast Gazer’ | Gizmodo Meet the Guys Who Cracked Pokémon Go Wide Open | Gawker Cory Booker’s Name Has B…
    - 12 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 6:14pm -
  • newQuickly Pickle a Batch of Onions With a Red Wine Vinegar Bath

    Quickly Pickle a Batch of Onions With a Red Wine Vinegar Bath

    Pickled onions are a great condiment for sandwiches, salads, and anything else that needs a tangy, flavorful topper. Here’s an incredibly easy way to whip up a batch in only 15 minutes.Read more...
    - 12 hours ago, 28 Jul 16, 6:00pm -

Engadget

  • newSony's mobile division (sorta) makes a profit

    Sony's mobile division (sorta) makes a profit

    Sony's most recent financial report is out and, if you squint, things almost look good for its moribund mobile division. Sony Mobile posted a profit of $4 million, which the company attributed to the fact that it's fired enough people to get its cost…
    - 40 mins ago, 29 Jul 16, 5:29am -
  • newWatch SpaceX test fire one of the Falcon 9 rockets it relanded

    Watch SpaceX test fire one of the Falcon 9 rockets it relanded

    SpaceX is getting ready to launch one of the rockets it relanded to prove they're truly reusable. In fact, it just finished test firing one of them at its Texas development facility. The first-stage booster burned for a total of 2 minutes and 30 seco…
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Jul 16, 4:22am -
  • newNASA's new satellite will look for Earth-sized planets nearby

    NASA's new satellite will look for Earth-sized planets nearby

    The Kepler mission scopes out stars and galaxies thousands of light-years away to find exoplanets. NASA's upcoming planet hunter, however, will keep an eye on solar systems closer to home. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite or TESS will find p…
    - 3 hours ago, 29 Jul 16, 3:01am -
  • newUltimaker makes a backpack for its 3D printers

    Ultimaker makes a backpack for its 3D printers

    Ultimaker's 3D printers will now ship out with a backpack, so you can take them anywhere you want. Now, we don't know why you'd want to to lug a big device around, but we won't judge. Maybe you want to impress a cute, geeky date or print out anything…
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Jul 16, 1:26am -
  • newSquare Enix's first Apple Watch RPG is stylish yet dull

    Square Enix's first Apple Watch RPG is stylish yet dull

    There aren't enough dedicated apps for the Apple Watch, let alone role-playing games from established publishers like Square Enix. The name alone conjures images of classic RPGs: Final Fantasy, Chrono Trigger and Valkyrie Profile to name a few. That'…
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Jul 16, 12:26am -

BoingBoing

Tech Republic

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Moto G4 and G4 Plus: Mini Review

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2016 Cadillac CT6 Review

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ICYMI: Robot spiders can patch an airship during flight

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ICYMI: Robosurgeon, wigglebot and a very cute penguin

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ICYMI: Better 3D viewing and your new robot gardner

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Windows 10's Anniversary Update: Hands on

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