NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 08:52 2019-09-11

Indian AI Content Start-Up Gets $ 45 Million From Peter Thiel's Mithril

Mithril Capital, co-founded by Silicon Valley investors Thiel and Ajay Royan, is putting in the money as part of a larger financing round, according to a statement....

Indian AI Content Start-Up Gets $ 45 Million From Peter Thiel's Mithril

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Facebook contractor hikes pay for Indian content reviewers Facebook contractor Genpact has raised minimum wages for the content moderation teams it runs for the Silicon Valley firm in India, the latest sign of improvement for workers after reports of stressful conditions at the social network's sites globally....
19:26 2019-08-19

YouTube Says Investing in Learning Content Across Indian Languages YouTube has provided a learning fund to eight Indian creators to develop high-quality content during its "EduCon" summit held in New Delhi on Sunday....
21:26 2019-09-02

Walmart's Flipkart, Indian startup settle dispute over sharp discounting Walmart unit Flipkart has settled a legal dispute with an Indian startup that alleged it suffered losses because its products were sharply discounted on the global retailer's website....
15:26 2019-06-14

Azim Premji-Backed Software Startup Latest Indian Tech Unicorn Icertis, which competes with SAP SE and Oracle Corp. to help businesses manage contracts in the cloud, has raised $115 million, propelling it to unicorn status as investors flock to enterprise......
12:13 2019-07-17

New Startup-Focused Bank Gets More Than $100 Million From Investors A group of investors has bet more than $100 million on Grasshopper Bancorp, a new digital bank that is looking to tap into the growth of technology startups and the venture-capital firms that fund them....
19:00 2019-05-30

Blackstone Buying Ad-Tech Startup Vungle for About $750 Million The deal valued the San Francisco startup at about $750 million, according to a person familiar with the matter. Blackstone is acquiring essentially all of the equity from investors, the person added....
11:52 2019-07-16

A Chinese EV Startup Screwed Aston Martin Out Of Over $20 Million In October of 2018, Aston Martin reported that it had sold the tooling and intellectual property of the Vanquish to a mystery buyer for $26 million. Now, Aston Martin has reported that the mystery buyer was Detroit Electric and, well, Aston shareholders may not actually be seeing most of that $26 mi...
17:39 2019-08-18

Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick raises $81 million Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick has raised $81 million in a round of funding led by DFJ Growth, with participation from Alphabet's VC arm GV and others.Read More...
20:00 2019-06-05

Digital Banking Startup Overcomes Setbacks to Raise $170 Million A digital bank with operations across Europe which recently launched in the U.S. has raised another $170 million in its latest funding round, pushing its valuation to $3.5 billion....
21:26 2019-07-18

Self-driving truck startup TuSimple raises additional $120 million Self-driving truck startup TuSimple said on Tuesday it raised an additional $120 million from investors to be used to expand long-haul services for truck fleets and jointly develop an autonomous commercial vehicle with truck makers and suppliers....
22:52 2019-09-17

Berlin startup Adjust raises $227 million in bet on mobile ad growth Adjust, a Berlin startup specializing in audience measurement and fraud prevention in mobile advertising, said on Wednesday it had raised $227 million to invest in expanding its platform and growing in new markets....
13:52 2019-06-12

Blockchain startup Ripple buys $30 million stake in MoneyGram Blockchain firm Ripple has bought $30 million worth of shares and warrants in MoneyGram International Inc, the two companies said on Monday, as they partner to use Ripple's product for cross-border payment and foreign exchange settlement....
00:13 2019-06-18

U.S. smartphone financing tech startup PayJoy raises $20 million PayJoy, a startup that has developed smartphone technology to facilitate access to credit in emerging markets, has raised $20 million from venture capital firm Greylock Partners, the company said on Thursday....
16:13 2019-05-23

Biotech Startup Century Therapeutics Lands $250 Million in Venture Financing Corporate and venture-capital investors are funneling $250 million into startup Century Therapeutics to finance an effort to cure cancers through a new type of cellular therapy....
09:00 2019-07-01

GV joins $50 million investment in ‘wearable therapy’ startup Cala Health Cala Health, a startup that's developing "wearable therapies" to tackle hand tremors, has raised $50 million in a round of funding from GV and others.Read More...
15:39 2019-05-21

Israeli checkout-free technology startup Trigo raises $22 million Trigo, an Israeli-startup whose technology allows customers to automatically check out in grocery stores, said on Monday it raised $22 million in an early stage funding round, bringing funds raised to date to $29 million....
00:26 2019-09-17

At-home blood testing startup Baze rakes in $6 million from Nature’s Way By now, the venture world is wary of blood testing startups offering health data from just a few drops of blood. However, Baze, a Swiss-based personal nutrition startup providing blood tests you can do in the convenience of your own home, collects just a smidgen of your sanguine fluid through an MIT...
02:13 2019-08-31

French photo startup Meero joins unicorn club after $230 million fundraising French startup Meero, which offers online editing and production tools for photographers, has raised $230 million in a boost for the country's technology and start-up scene that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will boost the overall economy....
15:52 2019-06-19

Brex raises $100 million at $2.6 billion valuation for startup-friendly credit card Brex, which offers corporate credit cards for startups and scale-ups, has raised $100 million at a $2.6 billion valuation -- less than a year after launch.Read More...
16:13 2019-06-11

Freight-Matching Startup Loadsmart Adds $19 Million from Maersk, Ports America Container shipping giant A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S and Ports America, the largest terminal operator in the U.S., are investing in a digital freight-booking service aimed at speeding the flow of cargo through maritime gateways....
17:00 2019-09-05

Linux security startup Capsule8 raises approximately $6.5 million led by Intel Capital Capsule8 has received a multimillion-dollar investment from Intel Capital. The startup will use the money to protect Linux production environments.Read More...
21:52 2019-08-07

Self-driving car startup Gatik emerges from stealth with $4.5 million in seed funding and Walmart partnership Gatik, a business-to-business self-driving startup based in Palo Alto, emerged from stealth with $4.5 million in funding and a Walmart partnership.Read More...
00:13 2019-06-07

Read the pitch deck that business travel startup Lola used to secure $37 million in funding Lola.com CEO Mike Volpe thinks business travel on the whole is just horrible – but he saw that as a big business opportunity. Lola focuses on making it easier for medium-sized companies to manage corporate travel arrangements. Companies use the service to authorize employees to make travel-rel...
02:13 2019-08-22

Poop-testing startup uBiome was once valued at $600 million by Silicon Valley’s top VCs. It just filed for bankruptcy. Hollis Johnson / Business Insider uBiome filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, after months of challenges and setbacks for the poop-testing startup. Founded in 2012, uBiome raised $105 million from investors like 8VC and Andreessen Horowitz to explore the microbiome, a "forgotten organ." 8VC now owns ...
01:13 2019-09-05

Food tech startup Strong Roots raises $18 million for vegetable-based frozen products Strong Roots, a U.K.-based technology company developing frozen natural health foods, announced that it's raised $18.3 million in venture capital.Read More...
22:13 2019-09-10

Everything we know about uBiome, the startup that convinced Silicon Valley that testing poop was worth $600 million, and then saw its top leaders depart amid an FBI investigation Erin Brodwin uBiome was founded in 2012 on the promise of helping ordinary people understand the bacteria living in and on them, known as their microbiome. The company eventually raised $105 million from investors and reached a valuation of $600 million. In late April, the FBI searched uBiome's off...
00:52 2019-07-02

This 29-year-old scored a world-first for his $2 million Indian toy brand Have you ever caught yourself trying to scroll up on a paperback book? For most, it might result in a moment of self-loathing. For Dhvanil Sheth, it marked the birth of a $2 million company....
06:39 2019-08-08

Indian citizenship list excludes two million people Almost two million people from the state of Assam in northeast India have been excluded from the region's citizenship list as part of an exercise intended to identify illegal immigrants....
17:52 2019-08-31

4 Million Indian Citizens Could Be Made Stateless Tomorrow. Here’s What to Know As many as 4 million people — many of them Muslims — may lose their Indian citizenship on Saturday, accused of being “infiltrators” by the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Modi’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is preparing to release the final version of...
18:39 2019-08-30

Final Indian Citizenship List Could Leave Nearly Two Million Stateless India published a final list of its citizens in the northeastern state of Assam, leaving out the names of almost two million residents who now face the possibility of being denied citizenship....
11:00 2019-09-01

16 Million Accounts Of Indian Instagram Influencers Are Fake, Says Study A whopping 16 million accounts of Indian influencers on Facebook-owned Instagram are fake, revealed a new study, suggesting such people are artificially boosting "vanity metrics" that marketers often......
22:13 2019-07-13

This Indian City Is Running Out of Water, Impacting 4.6 Million People Chennai, the sixth-largest city in India is running out of water for its nearly 4.6 million residents as four of the city’s reservoirs are nearly dry due to a heat wave and drought. Many people are reported to have been waiting hours in line for water being provided through government tankers....
12:26 2019-06-21

Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make South Indian Lemon Rice (Recipe Video) Chef Ananya Banerjee shows how to make this delicious and comforting South Indian lemon rice within minutes. The comforting dish can be made with leftover rice or fresh plain rice....
16:13 2019-09-04

U.S. to seek rollback of Indian tariffs-Indian govt source United States will seek rollback of Indian tariffs imposed on some agricultural products such as almonds when the two sides meet on Friday, a senior Indian government source told Reuters....
11:26 2019-07-12

There Is Too Much 'Boy' Content If you are anything like me, an otherwise casual consumer of popular media, then you are also likely perplexed and feeling gaslit by the current torrent of television shows and movies with BOY in the title. I’m going to tell you the difference between the three (THAT I KNOW OF) pieces of pop culture...
00:26 2019-08-08

R.I.P. Peter Fonda Peter Fonda, whose performance in 1969's Easy Rider cemented his role as one of Hollywood’s most recognizable countercultural icons, has died. An Oscar-nominated actor and writer with more than 100 credits to his name, Fonda’s career stretched across nearly 60 years of Hollywood history—despite ...
08:39 2019-08-17

Peter Fonda obituary Film actor best remembered as an emblematic hippy rebel in Easy Rider and a dignified beekeeper in Ulee’s GoldThe reputation of Peter Fonda as an actor could never match that of his father, Henry, or his older sister, Jane. Even taken on its own terms, his career was alarmingly erratic. Its peak was...
11:52 2019-08-18

Peter Iredale obituary My father, Peter Iredale, who has died aged 87, was the last director of the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s Harwell laboratory in Oxfordshire, a pioneering institute that housed Europe’s first nuclear reactor.Having joined Harwell in the late 1950s as a scientific officer, Peter progressed through var...
18:00 2019-07-22

Why paid VR content is already dead Over the past 18 months, I have talked to over a hundred VR/AR content creators, from large teams to indie developers working from their garage. I like to understand the vision behind their creation, which leads to passionate responses. Invariably, these creators are incredibly tech savvy and passio...
13:13 2019-09-16

Peter Andre: ‘I remember praying to God: please get me through this day’ The singer has played out much of his life on reality TV – but off-camera he has struggled with panic attacks and depression. He opens up about racist abuse, violent assault and his new career in actingIn 1998, Peter Andre disappeared. This was at the peak of his early fame, when he couldn’t have ap...
07:39 2019-06-17

Peter Crouch retires from football at the age of 38 • Forward retires with 42 caps and 22 goals for England• ‘Our wonderful game has given me everything’The former England striker Peter Crouch has announced his retirement from football at the age of 38.The 6ft 7ins forward made his English league debut in 2000 with QPR and went on to play for nine cl...
19:13 2019-07-12

Peter Quillin still competing at 168, but fighting for something different One day a champion, the next, down on the canvas. How former middleweight world titleholder Peter Quillin reinvented himself after a tough decision in his career....
20:52 2019-09-18

You can build a healthier startup without VC money As a startup founder, it may be hard to imagine not going the VC route. But you could me much better off over the long term if you go it alone instead.Read More...
04:52 2019-08-04

Berlin startup fashion label: It's all in the bag A couple of years ago, a Berlin-based entrepreneur took a risky decision of starting yet another fashion label in a crowded market and focusing on bags and backpacks. His Indian partner has helped his business thrive....
15:52 2019-06-06

Another AR headset startup closes its doors Augmented reality filters are popping up everywhere -- from the NFL's partnership with Snapchat to YouTube's beauty filters for creators. But AR headsets seem to be struggling. Today, TechCrunch reports that another well-funded AR headset startup is......
19:39 2019-09-13

A transatlantic feat for teleoperation startup In advance of the Goodwood Festival of Speed, startup Designated Driver finds it's possible for a remote driver to operate a car from 5,000 miles away....
09:39 2019-07-04

Big businesses suffer from startup FOMO Startups continue to push industries and technologies forward (and sideways) regardless of fluctuations in valuation and funding. At the same time, large companies around the world are scrambling to become part of the bustling startup culture to compete against, invest in or partner with promising e...
09:00 2019-07-11

This might just be the best content-creation laptop ever made Since it first launched in 2016, GIGABYTE’s AERO line has offered some of the most versatile laptops on the planet. This family of all-rounders combine light and portable designs with long battery life and powerful internals, with specs that are grunty enough to handle the demands of high-end...
12:26 2019-07-12

Best content marketing tools of 2019 Marketing is at heart about communications, but communications requires a message, or content, that you can reach out to consumers with.In the old days this could be as simple as a slogan on a poster, but these days with the profusion of digital media there are so many different ways to connect with...
21:13 2019-07-04

HTC's standalone VR kit will stream PC content via WiFi We're still some way away from getting compact VR headsets that tap into cloud VR services via 5G, but for now, HTC has cooked up something that will let standalone 6DoF kits take advantage of a PC's processing power. In early Q4 this year, the Vive......
14:52 2019-08-04

MAD Magazine to Stop Publishing New Content Starting with issue No. 10, which goes on sale in October, the humor magazine will be available only in comic-book stores and will also be mailed directly to subscribers....
10:13 2019-07-05

Fox Corp. Will Pursue More Content, Chief Says Fox Corp. will continue to look for acquisitions to boost its content holdings and forge closer ties to its audience, Chief Executive Lachlan Murdoch said....
07:26 2019-08-08

'Easy Rider' Peter Fonda dies US actor Peter Fonda, the star of cult classic road movie Easy Rider, has died at the age of 79. Born into an established acting family, he carved his own alternative career path....
10:39 2019-08-17

The new ‘Bachelor’ is Peter Weber. Here’s why some viewers are upset. Fans voiced disappointment that viewer favorite Mike Johnson, who also could have been the first black star of "The Bachelor," was overlooked by producers....
22:26 2019-09-18

| Peter de Villiers in final 4 race for Kings job EP Rugby General Manager Thando Manana has confirmed ex-Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has been shortlisted by the Southern Kings for the vacant head coach role....
17:13 2019-07-14

On This Day: Peter McNeeley took the money and ran… at Mike Tyson Peter McNeeley lived up to everyone’s expectations when faced the feared Mike Tyson, wrote the legendary Harry Mullan from ringside in 1995 The post On This Day: Peter McNeeley took the money and ran… at Mike Tyson appeared first on Boxing News....
13:00 2019-08-19

Fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh dies at 74 German fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh, credited with inventing the concept of the supermodel in the 1980s, has died aged 74, a message on his Instagram account said on Wednesday....
21:26 2019-09-04

Remembering Peter Fonda as a Counterculture Star Peter Fonda was the son of old Hollywood royalty, and although he rejected the mantle of tinselly fame he stood to inherit from his father Henry Fonda, his own personal glamour was always something to behold. Fonda, who died on Aug. 16 at age 79, got his start in small television roles in the early ...
22:52 2019-08-22

For Peter Brook, the Experimental Showman, ‘Nothing Is Ever Finished’ His eyesight failing but schedule still packed, the 94-year-old stage director reflects on a globe-spanning career that includes a New York premiere this week....
12:00 2019-09-18

Peter Weber is the new ‘Bachelor.’ Here’s why some viewers are upset. Fans voiced disappointment that viewer favorite Mike Johnson, who also could have been the first black star of "The Bachelor," was overlooked by producers....
16:13 2019-09-18

Peter McGrail makes his mission statement After disappointment at the European Games, Peter McGrail looks forward to the World championships The post Peter McGrail makes his mission statement appeared first on Boxing News....
00:52 2019-08-27

‘Spider-Man 3’ will tell a Peter Parker story that’s ‘never been done before on film’ Spider-Man: Far From Home is out in theaters, which means we’re getting closer to Marvel revealing what’s coming next in the next phase of its cinematic universe. We already have dates for the eight upcoming MCU Phase 4 films, as well as several leaks that have detailed plot details for ...
05:13 2019-07-09

Peter Fonda Dead at 79 After Cancer Battle Peter Fonda has passed away at the age of 79. The star of hit films like Easy Rider, 3:10 to Yuma and Ulee's Gold died from respiratory failure caused by lung cancer. A rep for Peter......
03:26 2019-08-17

Stars mourn loss of Peter Lindbergh Esteemed fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh, often credited with the rise of the supermodel, died Tuesday at the age of 74, as announced in a post on his official Instagram account Wednesday....
16:39 2019-09-05

Peter Crouch: 'Getting 50,000 people on their feet – you can't replicate that' He’s played for seven Premier League clubs and been capped 42 times, but last month he finally hung up his boots. So what’s next for one of Britain’s best-loved footballers?Folded up in the corner of a sofa, wearing skinny black jeans and a black shirt, limbs tucked away wherever they will go, Peter...
18:00 2019-08-11

Verizon Ventures Prepares for 5G Startup Wave As wireless carriers begin rolling out next-generation 5G network technology and as 5G-enabled smartphones reach consumers, some investors are readying for a boom in new startups....
00:00 2019-09-13

An entrepreneur’s guide to Miami’s startup ecosystem Many may have been surprised when Miami made the shortlist for the Amazon HQ2 finalists, and even more so when Amazon’s search committee made a second trip to the city in the fall of 2018.  After all, the city is very different from the other large urban contenders New York City, Chicago,...
20:13 2019-07-15

Fitness startup Peloton Interactive files for IPO Peloton Interactive Inc, the fitness startup known for on-demand workout programs on its exercise bikes, on Tuesday filed for an initial public offering, the latest high-profile technology company to eye a public listing in 2019....
09:39 2019-08-28

What it means to actually ‘disrupt’ an industry (and 3 signs your startup is doing it) Though there are many issues startup founders need to address if they wish to achieve rapid growth, few concepts are gaining as much attention as “disruption.” After all, many of the most successful companies in the world have gained their status by disrupting their associated industries...
21:39 2019-05-29

Toyota to partner with Chinese AV startup Pony.ai The companies are teaming up on a self-driving pilot project in September on public roads in Beijing and Shanghai, using Lexus RX vehicles and Pony.ai’s technology....
14:00 2019-08-27

Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies....
05:52 2019-06-13

3 reasons why startup investments in Europe need a serious shake-up For the past twelve years, my work has been either to find startups to invest in, or find investment for startups that need funding. It has never been an easy game, no matter which side — the VC fund or startup – I was on. Over the years, the European startup ecosystem has grown significantly. Withi...
14:39 2019-08-21

VW ends self-driving Aurora tie-up after startup partners with FCA Volkswagen has ended its partnership with self-driving car software firm Aurora two days after the Silicon Valley startup said it would build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles with Fiat Chrysler....
00:26 2019-06-12

An entrepreneur’s guide to Brazil’s startup ecosystem The past two decades have been marked by a period of sharp peaks and troughs for Brazil, the largest country in Latin America. On one hand, the country has undergone an impressive economic transformation, which led to Forbes in 2012 naming Brazil “one of the most entrepreneurial countries...
05:00 2019-08-06

A San Francisco startup guide for international entrepreneurs San Francisco is hallowed ground for tech entrepreneurs. Every year thousands of founders travel to the city, set on starting the next unicorn. However, while the birthplace of Twitter and Uber certainly can provide connections, investors, and talent to help entrepreneurs take their businesses to th...
07:00 2019-08-14

A London startup guide for international founders With new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson seemingly dead set on steamrolling through Brexit despite the high risk of a no-deal situation, it would be easy to assume that most foreign entrepreneurs would be giving London and the rest of the UK a wide berth until there is more clarity as to what t...
07:39 2019-09-11

Startup Investment to Keep Soaring After Record Year Investment in closely held technology companies is set to keep rising after hitting a record last year, as more funds that have traditionally invested in public markets chase the returns being generated by startups, a new report shows....
23:26 2019-07-19

4 strategic hiring tips for your self-funded startup A startup has to get many things right to be successful. One of the most important ingredients in this recipe for success is hiring. Given the hectic nature of work, which might often not have immediate rewards, hires not only need to be smart but also extremely passionate about what they are buildi...
15:52 2019-09-17

Startup that owns TikTok now has one billion users ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its apps....
20:13 2019-06-20

How startup culture in Germany is securing the best talent Germany is known for an efficient workforce. However, this may be outdated when it comes to company culture. Now to keep top talent, many companies are following startups and trading in ties for T-shirts....
09:13 2019-09-06

Apple’s reportedly buying a self-driving car AI startup Apple seems to be accelerating its self-driving efforts again. According to a report by Bloomberg, the company’s set to buy Drive.ai – an American startup that works on AI that aids autonomous vehicles. According to The Information, this is going to be an acqui-hire deal, which means Apple‘s just go...
10:52 2019-06-10

An entrepreneur’s guide to Indonesia’s startup scene For most, Indonesia does not immediately spring to mind as a hub for startup innovation, not least because nearby Singapore has been traditionally known as the “Silicon Valley of Southeast Asia”. However, Indonesia is fast emerging as a diverse economy that’s causing excitement for...
23:52 2019-06-20

Beyond the Confetti: The Dark Side of Startup Success The swashbuckling creativity that drives many entrepreneurs can come with inner demons, including depression, substance abuse and other mental-health struggles....
16:26 2019-07-12

How to Save Your Jump VR Content Before Google Deletes It Google’s giving yet another service the axe—this time it’s the company’s VR content-editing service Jump VR. Google just announced that the service will be shuttering on June 28....
08:39 2019-05-22

YouTube to remove hateful, supremacist content YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny the Holocaust and other "well-documented violent events," a major reversal in policy as it fights criticism that it provides a platform to hate speech and harassment....
19:52 2019-06-05

Host Violent Content? In Australia, You Could Go to Jail Australia has held itself up as a model for cracking down on violent extremist material online since the Christchurch massacre in New Zealand. But the limits to its approach have become clear....
12:26 2019-09-11

The cord cutting conundrum: What consumers won’t pay for content You’ll subscribe to seven or eight different services, you’ll pay over a hundred bucks a month when you’d budgeted twenty, and you’ll like it. That prediction has never been right....
14:13 2019-08-01

NFL Signs Content and Advertising Deal With Reddit The National Football League is adding Reddit Inc. to its roster of digital marketing channels as its new season begins, hosting a series of “Ask Me Anything” discussions on the platform as part of a broader content and advertising deal....
09:39 2019-09-06

Facebook Forms Independent Board for Content An independent board will have the ability to review and potentially overturn content-moderation decisions, Facebook said. The move allows outsiders to oversee some of the thorniest issues the company has faced in recent years....
04:00 2019-09-18

Steam Workshop Content Must Now Go Through An Approval Process Valve has quietly changed the way the Steam Workshop handles new content and updates to existing content. Maps, weapons and other user-created items will now need to go through moderation and get approved before they can be downloaded by other players....
00:26 2019-08-12

Instagram to let US users report false content Facebook-owned company seeking to stem spread of misinformation by removing dubious posts from searchesInstagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site has announced, as tries to stem misinformation and other abuses.Results rated as ...
23:26 2019-08-16

Long live the video game content war On Saturday, June 8th, the first of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) livestreams began. Away from the hustle and bustle of the show floor, these presentations—hosted by the likes of Microsoft, Google, EA, and Ubisoft—offered remote onlookers a glimpse into the machinery of the video game indus...
19:39 2019-06-19

Foxtel is bringing Netflix content to its IQ customers It's official: Foxtel has announced a partnership with US streaming giant Netflix that will see the latter service's content fully integrated into Foxtel's library by way of a new interface for iQ customers.As reported by Gizmodo, the new interface will begin rolling out to iQ4 boxes ...
10:13 2019-07-25

We need to talk marketing ethics: What to consider as a content writer When I started writing, it was really just a hobby. I thought – since I’m already always scribbling away and habitually putting to paper everything I learn, I might as well start sharing it with blogs and communities across the web, to teach and to be taught.  I was a complete noob to the world of c...
16:52 2019-06-30

How should big tech police content while avoiding bias? "There's a thin line between disgusting and offensive speech, and political speech you just don't like," said professor Jerry Ellig.       ...
17:13 2019-08-28

Crack the code behind creating engaging content with this $11 course Have you ever heard of a marketing funnel? While it serves a different principle than the funnels you have in your kitchen or garage, its purpose is basically the same. It’s all about the simple steps can turn a complete stranger into a valued customer, from attracting awareness to building a relati...
15:52 2019-06-13

These days, Apple is content to follow trends, not set them Watching this week's Apple event gave me a sense of deja vu. With every new feature the iPhone maker announced, I felt like shouting something along the lines of "The Simpsons already did it!" It felt as if everything Apple was doing was a riff on so......
00:26 2019-09-12

Disney+ will not make R-rated content available to subscribers In a time where it’s easy to get overwhelmed, if not numb, to the growing selection of streaming options, the fact that Disney+ has engendered a lot of excitement speaks volumes. While it remains to be seen how many people actually end up subscribing to Disney’s nascent streaming service...
03:39 2019-08-28

Facebook COO Sandberg Promises to Weed Out Bad Content A quarterly transparency report from next year and content regulations are some of the steps listed by Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg to deal with major content concerns and privacy issues....
12:52 2019-06-13

How to Set YouTube Kids' New Content Filter for Preschoolers YouTube Kids is breaking its content filters apart again as part of on-going efforts to allow parents to more appropriately manage what their little kids are watching on the app....
02:26 2019-08-29

Time magazine to put sponsored content on cover Time magazine is running a sponsored cover on the issue dated July 29 celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, marking a rare commercial intrusion onto a cover of the venerable magazine. In small type, the cover carries the commercial message, “Brought to you by Jimmy D...
09:52 2019-07-19

Roku just unveiled a $180 soundbar that can stream content to your TV Roku’s hardware portfolio just got a little larger, thanks to the unveiling Wednesday of the company’s new Smart Soundbar that functions as both a TV speaker as well as a Roku media player that can serve up a ton of content without the need for a separate device. Among its key features, ...
05:39 2019-09-05

If Netflix wants to keep growing, it has to keep making content like ‘Rim of the World’ Screenwriter, producer, and director Drew Pearce once lamented to me that Hollywood has basically given up on the idea of making anything but blockbusters with insane budgets and then small art house films on the other end of the spectrum that tend to rake in plaudits come award season. The way he p...
00:52 2019-05-27

Bachelorette's Peter Weber Slammed By Ex: "He Absolutely Betrayed Me" As Bachelorette fans prepare for Monday night's Fantasy Suite episode, new allegations have emerged about frontrunner Peter Weber. The pilot, who has made it to the final four......
21:52 2019-07-15

Peter Frampton opens up about his health issues, new album Peter Frampton is trying to record and perform as much as he can before health issues affect his music.        ...
19:13 2019-05-30

Peter King’s interview with Dan Patrick ends with police run-in You can break the law and NFL news at the same time. During a segment on Dan Patrick’s show Thursday morning, NBC Sports reporter Peter King was dialed in to discuss the latest training camp information. However, as soon as he began to dive into Ezekiel Elliot’s holdout with the Cowboys, King was pu...
18:52 2019-08-09

Peter King got pulled over during a live interview with Dan Patrick NBC Sports' Peter King joined The Dan Patrick Show for a live interview from his car, but in the middle of a discussion, King was pulled over.       ...
23:26 2019-08-08

Hollywood remembers 'sweet-hearted' Peter Fonda If his friends, family and co-workers are to be believed, actor and director Peter Fonda, best known for his role in 1969's "Easy Rider," was easy to adore....
09:00 2019-08-17

Former tennis star Peter McNamara dies aged 64 Australian doubles specialist reached world No 7 in 1983He also enjoyed success in coaching post-playing careerThe former Australian Davis Cup tennis player, Peter McNamara, has died from cancer aged 64.McNamara, who reached a career-high No 7 in the world in 1983, beat all-time greats Jimmy Connors...
04:52 2019-07-22

Former Australian tennis champion Peter McNamara dead at 64 His death at his home in Germany from prostate cancer was confirmed by David Law, a family friend and tennis commentator, on behalf of McNamara’s wife Petra....
14:13 2019-07-22

How German photographer Peter Lindbergh kicked off the supermodel era Star photographer Peter Lindbergh, who overturned the glossy standards of fashion photography, and who was seen as the "father" of supermodels such as Cindy Crawford and Naomi Campbell, has died at the age of 74....
07:00 2019-09-05

Easy Rider Star Peter Fonda Dies at 79 (LOS ANGELES) — Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic “Easy Rider,” has died. His family said in a statement that Fonda died Friday morning at his home in Los Angeles....
03:26 2019-08-17

German Fashion Photographer Peter Lindbergh Dies at 74 Peter Lindbergh, the renowned German fashion photographer, died on Tuesday at the age of 74. A message from his family, shared on his official Instagram account, confirmed the news on Wednesday morning: “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Peter Lindbergh on September 3rd...
15:00 2019-09-04

Millionaire Peter Chadwick held without bond after 4 years on the run A California judge on Wednesday ordered that millionaire fugitive Peter Chadwick be held without bail. Chadwick appeared in Santa Ana court for the first time after immigration authorities nabbed him near Puebla, Mexico, over the weekend. The 55-year-old Newport Beach real estate investor had been o...
23:39 2019-08-07

'Easy Rider' actor Peter Fonda dead at age 79 "Easy Rider" actor Peter Fonda, the son of Henry Fonda and the brother of Jane Fonda, died on Friday at age 79 after suffering respiratory failure from lung cancer, his family said in a statement....
01:52 2019-08-17

Rep. Peter King: ‘Severe, serious abuses’ by FBI, CIA in Russia probe ‘going to come out’ Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., said he is “confident” that when Attorney General Bill Barr concludes his investigation of the origins of the investigation of President Trump’s 2016 campaign, the American people will learn that the FBI and CIA under the Obama administration engaged in foul play....
17:13 2019-07-07

Rookie Peter Lambert bottles up Cubs again, Rockies win 10-3 DENVER (AP) — Rookie Peter Lambert went five strong innings and baffled Chicago for a second time in five days as the Colorado Rockies won their 10th straight at home by beating the Cubs 10-3 on Tuesday night. Lambert (2-0) allowed one run and three hits in his Coors Field debut. The right-hander ma...
09:26 2019-06-12

Weekend Box Office: Yeah, Peter Parker and his friends are still doing really well While this won’t necessarily be the most thrilling of weekend box office updates, we can at least assure you that there will be at least one new development that you can look forward to. No, it will not involve the No. 1 spot, as that space still firmly belongs to Peter Parker and his classmates. To...
19:39 2019-07-15

Renowned fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh has died at 74 Renowned German fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh, who worked in the 1980s and 1990s with supermodels like Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss and Linda Evangelista, has died at the age of 74....
20:39 2019-09-04

Ex-FBI agent Peter Strzok sues government over firing Strzok was fired in August 2018 after it emerged that he had sent anti-Trump text messages to an FBI lawyer. The US president cited the messages as an example of what he said was an anti-Trump bias within the FBI....
04:39 2019-08-07

| Malawi narrowly re-elects Peter Mutharika: commission Malawian President Peter Mutharika has been narrowly re-elected for a second five-year term following a hotly-contested vote, according to the country's electoral commission....
22:39 2019-05-27

Former FBI Agent Peter Strzok Sues Over ‘Unlawful’ Firing (Bloomberg) — A former FBI agent sued the Justice Department to get his job back, claiming he was unlawfully fired over his text messages critical of Donald Trump after the bureau caved in to pressure from the president. Peter Strzok claims his firing was fueled by the illegal disclosure of me...
15:39 2019-08-07

"Never Met Peter, Indrani Mukherjea": Karti Chidambaram After CBI Move Arrested former Finance Minister P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram said today that his father's arrest was nothing but an attempt to silence the government's most vocal critic....
11:52 2019-08-22

Australia's Peter Handscomb All Set For World Cup Debut Against England Peter Handscomb was left out of Australia's initial 15-man squad after the return of Steve Smith and David Warner from year-long ball-tampering bans....
12:13 2019-07-10

Billionaire investor Peter Thiel says the FBI and CIA should investigate Google Billionaire investor Peter Thiel said Sunday that the FBI and the CIA should investigate if Google has been infiltrated by Chinese intelligence.       ...
19:00 2019-07-15

Self-driving startup Aurora to buy lidar company Blackmore Self-driving car startup Aurora Innovation Inc said on Thursday it would buy Montana-based Blackmore, a company that develops a detection system known as lidar, used in self-driving technology....
21:26 2019-05-23

Toyota partners with AI startup to design robots to help at home Toyota Motor Corp. has designs on making robot helpers for your home, and has enlisted a Japanese startup that specializes in artificial intelligence to jumpstart its plan....
04:00 2019-08-08

Brazilian startup Volanty gets capital injection led by SoftBank Brazil's digital used car portal Volanty has received an infusion of 70 million reais ($17.6 million) from venture capital funds led by Japan's SoftBank and Kaszek of Argentina....
16:13 2019-08-08

Silicone 3D printing startup Spectroplast spins out of ETHZ with $1.5M 3D printing has become commonplace in the hardware industry, but because few materials can be used for it easily, the process rarely results in final products. A Swiss startup called Spectroplast hopes to change that with a technique for printing using silicone, opening up all kinds of applications ...
05:39 2019-08-23

The Startup That Manipulated Data to Get a Miracle Drug to Market AveXis had a revolutionary gene therapy for babies with a deadly disease, and sold to Novartis for $8.7 billion. But in its hurry to get the drug approved, it made mistakes....
13:39 2019-09-14

What’s the secret to Utah’s startup success? Mormon missionaries Temple Square sits at the heart of Salt Lake City’s downtown. The ten-acre complex is the closest thing to the Vatican City for the Latter-Day Saint (LDS) faith. Within its lush surroundings, it houses the world’s first Mormon temple. Visitors are welcome to visit the grounds, and as you walk throug...
05:26 2019-08-30

Volkswagen ends deal with self-driving startup Aurora Volkswagen is cutting ties with Silicon Valley self-driving startup Aurora after only a year, amidst talks of working with Ford's Argo AI instead. Financial Times reported the news of the split, adding that VW expects to reach a deal with Argo AI thi......
14:26 2019-06-12

The Startup Spotlight nominees for the Transform AI Innovation Awards Here are the nominees in the Startup Spotlight category for the inaugural Transform AI Innovation awards. Transform 2019 is July 10-11 in San Francisco.Read More...
21:39 2019-07-09

Blockchain startup hacked itself to ‘save’ $13M of its users’ cryptocurrency A blockchain startup hacked its users’ wallets to save $13 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from being stolen, ZDNet reports. Security researchers advised the Komodo Platform of a ‘backdoor‘ in Agama, one of its older wallet apps, that would have allowed hackers to siphon any and all digi...
01:39 2019-06-07

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
16:52 2019-05-21

Microsoft to Invest $1 Billion in Artificial-Intelligence Startup Microsoft plans to invest $1 billion in artificial-intelligence startup OpenAI, as the software giant seeks to enhance its Azure cloud-computing platform....
00:52 2019-07-23

German digital banking startup N26 makes U.S. foray German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card, it said on Thursday....
16:13 2019-07-11

Being laughed out of Silicon Valley was the best thing to happen to my startup Being dismissed by Silicon Valley VCs was humbling, but growing my company here in Bozeman, Montana turned out to be an asset, not a liability.Read More...
08:39 2019-06-03

Apple reportedly interested in acquiring a self-driving car startup Apple is currently in the process of acquiring a self-driving car startup called Drive.ai, according to a new report from The Information. The report claims that the acquisition is an “acquir-hire,” which is to say that Apple is more so interested in the company’s employees than th...
00:26 2019-06-07

Walmart appoints new head for its startup incubator Store No. 8 Walmart Inc said on Monday it has hired Scott Eckert to run its investment arm and startup incubator, Store No. 8, whose aim is to expand the retailer's e-commerce business in partnership with retail startups, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs....
19:13 2019-06-03

Twitter acquires AI startup to help it fight fake news Twitter has acquired London startup Fabula AI, which is working on a technology to detect fake news. On its website, Fabula says its patented technology called Geometric Deep Learning exhibits high success rates when it comes to identifying and spott......
18:13 2019-06-04

Apple is reportedly buying self-driving startup Drive.ai Apple is reportedly in the midst of acquiring Drive.ai, the cash-strapped self-driving startup that's pilot testing its autonomous shuttles in Texas. According to The Information, Cupertino is buying the firm in an effort to boost its self-driving de......
15:39 2019-06-06

China's Ping An to invest in education startup iTutorGroup Ping An Insurance Group Co Of China said on Friday it would invest in online education company iTutorGroup, in a move to expand its "smart education" business....
13:52 2019-07-13

The Swiss Surfer Behind $2 Billion Payments Startup Checkout.com Guillaume Pousaz has built a payments firm he acquired in 2009 into a highly valued transaction processor for fast-growing internet companies that is now expanding in the U.S. and moving into other financial services....
13:52 2019-05-25

These 4 recruitment tips will help your startup build the perfect team When your startup starts to grow, one of the first challenges you face is recruiting more hands to cope with the growing amount of work. For my current startup, our founding team has a combined 15 years of experience recruiting top talent and 15 years of running a startup. Not bad, right? But we can...
14:26 2019-05-30

Apple reportedly buys asthma-monitoring startup Apple has snapped up a company called Tueo Health, which was working on an app to help parents monitor asthma symptoms of their sleeping kids, according to CNBC. The startup's CEO and chief operating officer switched their employer to Apple on Linked......
00:01 2019-05-25

Lab Startup uBiome Laying Off About Half Of Global Workforce Lab-testing startup uBiome is laying off about half its global workforce, the latest sign of turmoil after it suspended testing of its clinical products and had leadership shake-ups and an FBI search of its San Francisco offices....
22:52 2019-07-10

Napster founder's Wi-Fi hotspot startup gives away free money Consumers already pay a large monthly bill for both their home internet and mobile plans which is why Napster's co-creator Shawn Fanning, Sproutling founder Chris Bruce and Amir Haleem set out to develop a fee-free peer-to-peer network for internet of things (IoT) devices.Their company, Helium ...
03:13 2019-06-14

3 not-so-secret secrets on how to successfully exit for startup founders According to a Silicon Valley Bank survey, more than half of today’s health and tech startups expect to exit via acquisition. All too many founders think their lofty dreams and cleverly worded pitch decks will carry them through to successful exits. But acquisitions don’t merely materialize — they r...
13:52 2019-09-18

UPDATE 1-Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies....
07:26 2019-06-13

UPS buys stake in self-driving truck startup TuSimple The investment by UPS Ventures underscores bets that autonomous vehicle technology can expand more rapidly in commercial vehicles than in self-driving taxis....
20:13 2019-08-16

How direct-to-consumer brands can avoid startup purgatory The smartest direct-to-consumer companies are figuring out there is a better path to growth than relying strictly on venture capital funding.Read More...
00:39 2019-06-09

UPDATE 1-Fitness startup Peloton Interactive targets up to $1.33 bln in IPO Peloton Interactive Inc, the fitness startup known for on-demand workout programs on its exercise bikes, is planning to raise up to $1.33 billion in an initial public offering....
02:13 2019-09-11

Prison blues? Italian startup gives inmates a break Time in prison is often monotonous and tedious. An Italian startup wants to change that by experimenting with a form of democratic participation to foster social integration inside and outside....
10:00 2019-09-14

Secretive startup SpinLaunch gets 1st launch contract for US Military The secretive startup SpinLaunch , which aims to fling satellites into space without a traditional launch pad, has just secured its first launch contract....
06:13 2019-06-21

Self-Driving Startup Aurora Bets On Lidar In First Acquisition Aurora recently raised $530 million from investors including Sequoia Capital, Amazon.com Inc. and T. Rowe Price Group Inc. It's acquiring Blackmore Sensors & Analytics, a lidar startup that had raised......
16:39 2019-05-24

Facebook’s New Content Moderation Tools Put Posts in Context The audit noted that asking reviewers "to consider whether the user was condemning or discussing hate speech, rather than espousing it, may reduce errors.”...
00:52 2019-07-04

China criticizes ‘negative content’ in US defense bill BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is criticizing what it calls “negative content” about China in legislation before the U.S. Congress, saying it would further damage relations already roiled by disputes over trade and technology. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang on Friday said cooperation in ...
12:00 2019-06-28

Vietnam says Facebook steps up local content restrictions Facebook is restricting access to increasing amounts of content in Vietnam, a government official said on Thursday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up a campaign to tighten access to the internet....
19:00 2019-08-16

China Censors Audio Content That Is Horny or Nihilistic Content with even a hint of sexual suggestion is not long for the internet in China—even ASMR videos have been wiped from the nation’s video streaming services. And on Friday, over two dozen audio apps were censored by China’s central internet regulator.Read more......
00:26 2019-07-02

Lyrics Site Accuses Google of Lifting Its Content Genius Media Group says Google is lifting and republishing on its own platform the hip-hop and pop music lyrics found on Genius.com, resulting in a drop in traffic for the site....
12:13 2019-06-16

How to use advanced configurations of Apple's content cache service The macOS content cache service's default configurations aren't one-size-fits-all. Learn how to use Apple's advanced configurations to adapt to any enterprise network....
16:39 2019-08-19

YouTube to adjust UK algorithm to cut false and extremist content Views via recommendations of such ‘borderline’ videos were halved in similar US trialYouTube is experimenting with an algorithm change to reduce the spread of what it calls “borderline content” in the UK, after a similar trial in the US resulted in a substantial drop in views.According to the video ...
20:26 2019-08-27

Netflix is targeting a huge new audience with its next big content push Netflix is eating up an increasingly large share of entertainment consumption time for Americans, who now have more choices than ever about what to binge. Much of users’ favorite content on the platform is increasingly courtesy of Netflix itself — we all know the service, for example, as...
08:13 2019-07-23

Fujifilm to open new content experience center in London From its retina-punishing Instax cameras and handsome X-series models through to its high-end GFX medium-format monsters, Fujifilm certainly has a product portfolio wide enough to entice photographers from all corners.And now the company will be bringing them all together in a new home, with the lau...
22:39 2019-07-17

YouTube Combats Copyright Trolls With Content ID Policy Changes YouTube’s copyright protection system is kind of a mess. YouTube places much of the burden on content creators to dispute copyright claims, while rights holders can slap strikes or even seize revenue generated by videos after filing a claim, often before the YouTuber even has a chance to respond.Rea...
01:26 2019-08-17

Senators ask FTC to investigate how social networks curate content Republican politicians are taking their allegations of tech industry bias to regulators. Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley have sent a letter to the FTC asking it to investigate how companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter curate content. These......
21:00 2019-07-15

Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition will offer 20 years of content for $20 After the massive success that was Age of Empires: Definitive Edition, it's no surprise that developer Forgotten Empires has chosen to celebrate the series' 20th anniversary by releasing a remastered version of Age of Empires II. What we didn't expect, however, was just how much ...
08:13 2019-06-13

Toy Story 4 content arrives in Big Fish mobile game Big Fish Games is adding new character-themed playsets and bonus chapters to its Toy Story Drop! mobile game with the launch of the Toy Story 4 movie.Read More...
17:13 2019-06-21

Snap is raising $1 billion to invest in content, AR, and possible acquisitions Snap said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt and plans to invest in more media content, augmented reality features, and may buy other companies.Read More...
17:39 2019-08-07

'Content Farm' Fires Workers After They Ask Where Their Meager Paychecks Are Mandatory.com is a website that features “funny stuff, viral videos, must-read features, and a whole lot of awesome,” according to its Twitter bio. It also allegedly features wage theft and retaliation against its workers....
00:52 2019-09-05

Facebook Says It's Going to Ban Content Spreading Misinformation Ahead of 2020 Facebook announced that it intends to ban content that misrepresents the 2020 census in hopes of preempting efforts to deter people from filling it out....
06:13 2019-07-01

Too much streaming content is causing viewer ‘paralysis’: Nielsen Stuck between The Rock and “A Quiet Place”? You’re not alone. Nielsen’s new Total Audience Report found that the average TV viewer takes seven minutes just to pick what to watch. Chalk it up to too much choice. The proliferation of streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu and video-on...
19:39 2019-07-01

Canopy provides a blueprint for privacy-focused content recommendations Built by former Spotify alums, Canopy is setting out to create a personalization engine that recommends content without invading your privacy.Read More...
22:00 2019-09-18

YouTube to ban hateful videos, Holocaust-denying content The Google-owned video-sharing platform has pledged to remove content that glorifies Nazi ideology or well-document events like the Holocaust and 9/11. YouTube is also tweaking its algorithm that recommends videos....
22:13 2019-06-05

'Of excellent content': Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump still write to each other North Korean leader promises to ‘seriously contemplate the interesting content’ of letter from US penpal who recently received a ‘beautiful’ noteThe North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, has received a personal letter from Donald Trump and will put serious thought into its content, North Korea’s state-r...
10:52 2019-06-23

Now TV pass £5 deal is fantastic to try out the best TV, movie and kids content We've got a superb Now TV pass offer for you today if you already fancied checking out the service. For a mere £5 you can get a month's access to both Sky Entertainment and Sky Cinema. You also get a huge five months of access to Now TV's Kids channels.This Now TV deal is for new...
13:26 2019-08-20

Big Tech Execs Says They're Acting Faster on Extremist Content Executives said they are spending money on technology to improve their ability to flag extremist content and taking the initiative to reach out to law enforcement authorities to try to head off......
18:52 2019-09-19

YouTube, Under Fire, Considers Major Changes to Kids' Content YouTube executives are debating moving all children’s content into the standalone YouTube Kids app, to better protect young viewers from objectionable videos....
18:39 2019-06-19

Huge ‘Game of Thrones’ Blu-ray box set comes with tons of bonus content Season 8’s shortcomings notwithstanding, HBO’s Game of Thrones was a landmark moment in popular culture whose influence is so pervasive it will remain a standard that other series are compared to for years to come. That includes HBO’s own GoT prequel series which has just started f...
21:52 2019-06-27

The Great Failure of Facebook’s AI Content Moderation System When 21-year-old Brandon Andrew Clark posted a series of graphic images on Sunday of the slain corpse of 17-year-old Bianca Devins to Instagram and Discord, users immediately began spreading the gory pictures online, often alongside brutal, misogynist commentary. Some said the victim, an ‘e-girl’ wh...
20:39 2019-07-19

YouTube Working on Removing Harmful Content: Pichai YouTube has recently made "significant revisions" to its hate speech policy and removed over nine million videos in the last quarter, according to Google CEO Sundar Pichai....
12:26 2019-06-18

Foods with similar nutrition content affect the gut differently Researchers came up with an innovative approach for comparing foods with similar nutritional labels and found that they affect gut bacteria differently....
14:52 2019-06-17

Peloton reveals IPO documents showing widening losses of $245.7 million on sales of $915 million Peloton, which previously said it had filed the paperwork confidentially, makes cycles and treadmills with screens for users to join live and recorded fitness classes from their homes, hotel rooms or offices....
00:52 2019-08-28

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
06:00 2019-05-23

Mobcrush hits 84 million unique monthly users and pays out $5 million to streamers Mobcrush, a mobile livestreaming service, said its American audience has grown to more than 84 million unique viewers per month (UVPM) across its network.Read More...
21:13 2019-09-17

The Fiver | Peter Crouch: an everyman appeal to go with his exceptional ability Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Of all the English language’s most welcome word pairings – including “cut price”, “extra strength” and “insufficient evidence” – the one most likely to raise a smile among football folks might just be “Peter Crouch”. So tears welled in more than a f...
19:13 2019-07-12

What’s really behind the spread of Lyme disease? Clue: it’s not the Pentagon | Peter Beaumont After my tick bite I realised that the climate crisis was a more likely culprit than any conspiracy theory about weaponisationThe first indication I’d picked up a tick-borne disease three years ago was the excruciating arthritic pain in my feet as I hobbled to a dinner party at a neighbour’s house i...
15:13 2019-07-19

Peter Thiel calls for CIA, FBI probe of Google over China ties Google was accused of sleeping with the enemy again this week when tech billionaire Peter Thiel called on the CIA and FBI to probe the search engine for its “seemingly treasonous” ties with China. Thiel, a venture capitalist and member of President Trump’s White House transition team, suggeste...
23:39 2019-07-15

Billionaire investor Peter Thiel reportedly says the FBI and CIA should investigate Google Billionaire investor Peter Thiel spoke at the National Conservatism Conference, where he called Google's work in China "seemingly treasonous," Axios reported....
06:39 2019-07-15

Peter O’Neill Resigns as Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Mr. O’Neill’s departure after almost eight years in power comes at a sensitive moment, with China and the West fighting for influence across the region....
17:00 2019-05-26

Spider-Man: Far from Home review – Peter Parker’s teenage kicks Marvel’s cinematic domination enters a new era with this winning, witty offeringThis sequel to 2017’s Spider-Man: Homecoming offers a soft launchpad for the next “phase” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, tying up loose ends in the wake of Avengers: Endgame. As an antidote to that film’s heaviness, F...
14:26 2019-07-07

Spider-Man: Far From Home Is a Spectacular Leap Forward for Peter Parker and the MCU Because Spider-Man: Far From Home is the first major Marvel Cinematic Universe film set explicitly after the events of Avengers: Endgame, the great responsibility resting on its shoulders is twofold. Not only does the movie have to bring its titular hero back down to Earth from the most epic adventu...
18:52 2019-06-27

Meghan pays tribute to fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh The German photographer, who worked on the Duchess of Sussex’s Vogue cover, was best known for his 90s portraits of Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell and othersGerman fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh, who died on Tuesday aged 74, was renowned for black-and-white portraits that appeared in magazi...
05:13 2019-09-06

Peter Hickman on record pace to snatch Ulster GP SBK pole Peter Hickman grabbed pole positions in the Superbike, Superstock and Supersport classes in Thursday's Ulster Grand Prix practices and set an unofficial lap record in SBK...
23:52 2019-08-08

Peter Beardsley barred from football for seven months over racist language • Coach guilty on three charges of racist and abusive language• Former Newcastle and England player denied all charges The former England and Newcastle forward Peter Beardsley has been suspended from all football-related activity after being found guilty of making racist comments by an independent r...
18:00 2019-09-19

Peter Thiel wants investigation into Google’s ‘seemingly treasonous’ acts Peter Thiel, Silicon Valley’s highest profile Trump supporter, called for a federal investigation into Google, alleging Chinese intelligence has infiltrated the tech giant....
20:52 2019-07-15

Peter Capaldi Teases More Mysteries About His Role in The Suicide Squad Richard Madden says there are more intriguing additions to come to the cast of The Eternals. Ghost Draft continues to cast more mysterious roles. A script might finally be done for the new Batman movie. Jon Favreau discusses how the rise of the First Order could play into The Mandalorian. Plus, meet...
17:26 2019-09-06

Peter Hickman makes Ulster GP fastest road race with SBK win Peter Hickman made the Ulster Grand Prix the world's fastest road race, after setting a new lap record of 136.415mph on his way to a dominant Superbike victory...
23:52 2019-08-08

Peter Hickman beats Lee Johnston in Ulster GP Supersport thriller Peter Hickman edged Lee Johnston in a thrilling opening Ulster Grand Prix Supersport race by 0.357 seconds to secure his second win of the 2019 event...
23:52 2019-08-08

Trump ‘will take a look’ after Peter Thiel flags Google ties with China President Trump said his administration will look into Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel’s claims that Google has “seemingly treasonous” ties with China. Trump signaled there will be a US investigation after Thiel over the weekend suggested that Google has been actively working with the Chinese...
18:00 2019-07-16

Peter ''Pilot Pete'' Weber Emerges as The Bachelor's Most Likely Next Lead It looks like Bachelor Nation is about to fly the friendly skies with Peter Weber. As the powers that be on set of The Bachelor continue narrowing their search for Season 24's lead,......
07:13 2019-08-24

Papua New Guinea's prime minister, Peter O’Neill, resigns Parliament in turmoil as O’Neill speaks of a ‘need for change’ after series of high-profile defectionsPeter O’Neill, the prime minister of Papua New Guinea, has resigned after weeks of high-level defections from his ruling party.O’Neill told a news conference in Port Moresby that recent changes to p...
07:52 2019-05-26

Cannes 2019: Peter Bradshaw's picks – and Palme d'Or predictions Our chief critic’s considered verdict on new movies from big-hitters Almodóvar, Tarantino, Malick and Loach, as well as the buzz around homegrown talent Céline SciammaThis has been an excellent Cannes, despite a middling opener from Jim Jarmusch – a tongue-in-cheek zombie comedy called The Dead Don’...
18:00 2019-05-24

Peter Fonda partied with Beatles, inspired a line in 'She Said She Said': report Peter Fonda, who died Friday at 79, was not only part of the fabric of 1960s Hollywood with movies like “Easy Rider,” he also apparently helped inspire a line from the 1966 song "SheSaid She Said" while tripping on acid with the Beatles one night....
08:39 2019-08-18

Trump: We 'will take a look' into Peter Thiel's claims of Google working with China President Trump on Tuesday said his administration "will take a look" into Google after billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel said the FBI and CIA should see if Chinese intelligence has infiltrated Google...
14:52 2019-07-16

Artist Peter Max’s wife found dead in a suspected suicide NEW YORK (AP) — The wife of the artist Peter Max has died in a suspected suicide amid a family fight over her husband’s work. New York City Police say Mary Max was found dead Sunday in her apartment. She was 52. Her attorney, John Markham, says in the hours before she died, Max left a lengthy ...
23:26 2019-06-11

Artist Peter Max allegedly taken advantage of in wild fraud cases Peter Max, the 1960s artist and pop icon known for his psychedelic images bursting with colors, The New York Times reported, has allegedly been taken advantage of in wild fraud cases involving family and friends....
05:13 2019-05-29

Peter Hickman says his record Ulster Grand Prix run was "magical" Peter Hickman branded his record seven successive wins and five-in-a-day success at the 2019 Ulster Grand Prix as "magical", and praised his "faultless" Smiths Racing team...
13:52 2019-08-11

Photographic artist Peter Solness paints with light – in pictures Australian Peter Solness specialises in the photographic technique of light painting, not simply as a visual effect but as a way to reach more deeply to the heart of his subjects. He delves into the Australian landscape, a harsh and often unforgiving environment, to highlight ghost gums and old gnar...
05:52 2019-08-25

Peter Chadwick, millionaire fugitive, nabbed in Mexico after 4 years on the run All the attention and hundreds of tips paid off, authorities said, when the Newport Beach real estate investor was arrested by immigration authorities in Mexico....
07:39 2019-08-07

16 Iconic Peter Lindbergh Images From The British Vogue Archive The legendary German photographer behind British Vogue's landmark Forces For Change covers has shot some of fashion's most famous faces for the magazine over the decades...
12:13 2019-08-03

The embassy leak will damage far more than the special relationship | Peter Ricketts Washington ambassador Kim Darroch did nothing wrong. But the episode has undermined trust within the Foreign OfficeUnder the Vienna convention the diplomatic bag is inviolable. That’s because states have long accepted that ambassadors need to be able to report home in frank terms without the prying ...
04:13 2019-07-09

Actor Peter Fonda, star of ‘Easy Rider’ dies at 79 LOS ANGELES (NBC NEWS) – Actor and director Peter Fonda, best known for his role in “Easy Rider,” has died from respiratory failure due to lung cancer, his family said. He was 79. “It is with deep sorrow that we share the news that Peter Fonda has passed away,” his fami...
05:26 2019-08-17

Easy Rider' star Peter Fonda dies at 79 The Oscar-nominated son of Henry Fonda and brother to Jane Fonda died of respiratory failure from lung cancer in Los Angeles, his family said Friday.        ...
03:52 2019-08-17

Peter Fonda, the easy rider who tested the hippy dream The actor was a 60s icon but was also among the first in that era to tackle a bitterly divided AmericaAdd today, high up the list of those iconic images of the 1960s, that of Peter Fonda in floral shirt and outrageous sideburns, riding free on his Harley, to a soundtrack of Steppenwolf’s Born to be ...
14:52 2019-08-18

Peter Crouch, the affable beanpole who won over fans everywhere | Paul Wilson The former England striker, who has retired at 38, had an unusual skill-set and took the robot dance back to the massesWith the possible exception of Brent Sancho, the Trinidad and Tobago defender whose dreadlocks he grabbed when leaping to score a header for England in the 2006 World Cup, no one in...
21:00 2019-07-12

Fest drops Peter Yarrow over ‘indecent liberties’ sentence A music festival has disinvited folk singer Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary over his 1970 jail sentence for indecent liberties with a 14-year-old girl...
16:52 2019-07-03

Boson predictor Peter Higgs: a fundamentally modest physicist They called it the God particle and then the "elusive" one. But they found the Higgs boson in the end. And British physicist and Nobel Laureate Peter Higgs has lived to see the impact of his science....
10:52 2019-05-29

What If Hannah Brown Appeared on Peter Weber's Bachelor Season? He Says... Peter Weber is ready to find love again, this time as the star of The Bachelor. But what if a certain woman who broke his heart on TV made a surprise appearance? It was announced on......
19:26 2019-09-18

Cops Pull Over Peter King During Phone Interview With Dan Patrick Resident beer aficionado and self-important All-Pro voter Peter King joined Dan Patrick on his show earlier today to discuss the usual slate of topics that Football Knowers are often brought on to discuss. In the middle of talking about Ezekiel Elliott’s holdout with the Cowboys, King had to cut the...
08:52 2019-08-09

The Bachelor's Peter Weber Promises to Show "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" About Himself Peter Weber knows one thing: He's never going to escape windmills. The new star of The Bachelor sat down with Good Morning America to talk about his upcoming journey to find love (on camera)......
19:26 2019-09-18

Gambino boss Peter Gotti wants compassionate prison release For this Gotti, it’s time to say, “I’m sorry.” Peter Gotti, who picked up the reins of the Gambino crime family from his dying brother John in 2002 just before being jailed and convicted on two of his own racketeering indictments, is now expressing remorse and seeking a compa...
14:00 2019-07-05

Colton Underwood Reveals Why Peter Weber Is His Pick for the Next Bachelor Bachelor watch is so on! After a dramatic conclusion to Hannah Brown's season of The Bachelorette, fans are buzzing about who could become ABC's next leading man. If you......
21:13 2019-08-09

Peter Thiel tells Tucker Carlson which 2020 Dem has him ‘most scared' Billionaire Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel claimed there is one Democratic presidential candidate who makes him most concerned ahead of the 2020 elections....
04:26 2019-07-16

$17 million or $70 million? 1930s Porsche fails to sell after auction snafu A bulbous race car from the 1930s was expected to be the most expensive car with the Porsche name ever sold at auction. But the sale was marred by a confusing mix-up on the auction stage....
17:26 2019-08-20

Google invests in augmented reality tech startup Hello TeamSolar Hello TeamSolar has partnered with Google to create augmented reality (AR) technology focused on customized experiences in particular locations.Read More...
20:00 2019-06-05

Powerhouse: the startup making solar the most accessible energy in the world It’s one of the only incubators focused on solar companies – but Powerhouse is part of a larger movement to nurture new companies in the low-carbon futureIt started with a crowdfunding startup, an investment from Prince, and the idea to help new solar companies tackle business challenges that can be...
05:39 2019-05-22

Blockchain startup agrees to $23M settlement over allegedly fraudulent tokens The US’ top financial watchdog has settled with Dallas-based blockchain startup Bitqyck Inc. over allegations it fraudulently sold shares of company stock to more than 13,000 buyers of its Bitqy cryptographic token. In a statement released yesterday, the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) also ...
12:39 2019-08-31

AI Startup Boom Raises Questions of Exaggerated Tech Savvy Engineer.ai says it uses artificial intelligence to help automate app-development. Current and former staffers say the company inflates its technical prowess to attract customers and investors....
13:26 2019-08-14

Exclusive: GM CEO defends plan to sell Ohio plant to startup General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra on Wednesday defended the automaker's plan to sell an assembly plant in Ohio, arguing the plan to sell the plant to an electric vehicle start-up was thoroughly vetted and had a chance of success....
23:01 2019-06-05

AI startup Gather uses drones and computer vision for warehouse inventory Gather is made up of robotics graduates from Carnegie Mellon University and uses drones and computer vision to carry out inventory for warehouses.Read More...
15:00 2019-08-16

Chinese space startup revs up for reusable rocket race Chinese startup LinkSpace on Saturday completed its third test of a reusable rocket in five months, stepping up the pace in China's race to develop a technology key to cheap space launches in an expected global boom in satellite deployment....
13:13 2019-08-10

Toyota turns to AI startup to accelerate goal of robots for the home Toyota Motor Corp has designs on making robot helpers for your home, and has enlisted a Japanese startup that specializes in artificial intelligence to jump-start its plan....
11:13 2019-08-07

Reliance to Buy Majority Stake in Shopping Tech Startup Fynd Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries' subsidiary Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings Ltd (RIIHL) is investing Rs 295.25 crores in Mumbai-based Fynd....
12:26 2019-08-05

Wellness startup’s generic Viagra ads flout Facebook rules Enlarge / The Facebook login screen. (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) On television and radio, the ads are fairly innocuous: “Hey guy,” a female narrator says playfully in one TV spot for Hims, a men’s wellness brand that sells prescription drugs to treat erectile dysfunction, oral herpes, socia...
17:13 2019-07-05

Everything But The House: Ohio's hottest startup plots a comeback Everything But The House rose to fame as Ohio's hottest startup, selling second-hand goods on the Internet. Now it's plotting a comeback.       ...
01:13 2019-07-17

Jeffrey Katzenberg’s video startup Quibi loses Janice Min A second top executive of Hollywood mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg’s short-form video startup has abruptly left ahead of the company’s launch next year. Janice Min, best known for turning around trade publication The Hollywood Reporter, left Quibi Wednesday — without explanation. Her exit marks the second...
04:13 2019-09-06

Amazon In Talks For Stake In Indonesia's Ride-Hailing Startup Go-Jek Amazon.com Inc is in early talks with Go-Jek Group to buy a stake in the Indonesian ride-hailing startup, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday. Details of the stake were not......
21:39 2019-08-29

Australia gives banking license to mobile startup firm Xinja Australia granted a new banking license to online-only banking firm Xinja Bank on Monday, allowing the startup to compete against the country's "Four Big" lenders that dominate the sector....
19:39 2019-09-09

A Startup Says It Can Automate Growing Perfect Weed Even as Earth Burns Over the years, a number of companies have claimed to make “the first” smartphone-controlled, automated home grow system. But I have thus far been only pitched by one that positions itself as a solution to growing herbs and marijuana in the age of climate catastrophe. That honorific belongs to Seedo...
22:13 2019-06-12

After historic rocket launch, Chinese startup to ramp up missions Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded firm to put a satellite into orbit, its executives told Reuters....
17:39 2019-07-31

Electric vehicle startup Rivian gets a jolt from big Amazon.com van order Electric vehicle startup Rivian Automotive LLC got a big boost from one of its investors on Thursday when Amazon.com announced it was ordering 100,000 electric delivery vans....
20:52 2019-09-19

E-Commerce Platform Shopify Buys Warehouse-Robot Startup Shopify paid $450 million to acquire 6 River Systems, which makes software and autonomous mobile robots that guide workers through warehouse aisles, lighting up when they reach the next item to pick. Customers for the units include Office Depot Inc., Lockheed Martin Corp. and XPO Logistics Inc....
04:52 2019-09-10

It's Here. Elon Musk's Startup To Reveal How To Link Brain With Computers Tesla Founder and CEO Elon Musk's startup Neuralink is developing ultra-high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces - something that only exists in sci-fi movies at the moment - to connect humans and......
16:00 2019-07-13

Ford Brings in Startup to Test Walking Robot Deliveries Walking robots deployed from self-driving vans to deliver mail parcels could be seen marching up to homeowners’ doorsteps as early as next year, as part of a Ford-Agility Robotics pilot program....
21:52 2019-05-22

PayPal backs Swedish financial tech startup Tink PayPal Holdings Inc has invested 10 million euros ($11.2 million) in Tink, a Swedish company that enables banks and financial technology startups to access financial data more easily, the companies said on Tuesday....
13:13 2019-06-04

Startup Aurora Partners With FCA to Develop Autonomous Commercial Vehicles Earlier this year, Aurora Innovation, a self-driving startup, raised over half a billion dollars from investors. It looks like the company is still doing okay, as Aurora announced yesterday that they’ll be partnering with Fiat Chrysler to start developing autonomous platforms for their commercial v...
19:01 2019-06-10

Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris The Canadian government's contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially available data about the Earth and its orbit amid growing concerns about the risks posed by space debris....
22:52 2019-06-16

Chinese rocket startup puts satellites into orbit for first time A rocket developed by iSpace put satellites into orbit after a launch from a state facility in northwestern China on Thursday, marking the first successful orbital launch by a privately funded Chinese firm....
10:01 2019-07-25

Facial recognition startup Megvii files IPO in Hong Kong Megvii, maker of facial recognition software Face++, has filed IPO paperwork in Hong Kong with backing from Alibaba, Citigroup, and Goldman Sachs.Read More...
21:52 2019-08-26

Former Opel CEO Neumann joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup Former Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann has joined the board of California-based Apex.AI, which is working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles....
17:13 2019-05-24

Popular mattress startup Casper makes really impressive sheets — and they're 40% off right now Casper Casper is known first and foremost for its mattresses, but it has also expanded into making bedding products like sheets and pillows. I tried a selection from its Cool Supima line and was rewarded with a comfortable sleep experience: The cotton sheets are cool and crisp, the duvet cover is w...
21:13 2019-08-19

HSBC-backed startup aims to become LinkedIn of global trade In a first of its kind initiative, HSBC Holdings Plc is backing the launch of a technology startup that aims to connect small-and-medium-sized manufacturers with component suppliers in different parts of the world as part of its trade banking push....
10:13 2019-06-24

Musk’s newest startup is venturing into a series of hard problems Enlarge / Elon Musk in Idaho in 2015. (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Tonight, Elon Musk has scheduled an event where he intends to unveil his plans for Neuralink, a startup company he announced back in 2017, then went silent on. If you go to the Neuralink website now, all y...
01:52 2019-07-17

New Permian pipeline startup splits WTI Midland market -traders WTI Midland crude prices at Plains All American Pipeline LP's Midland terminal spiked this month compared with barrels traded at Enterprise Products Partners LP's Midland terminal as Plains' Cactus II pipeline began service, oil traders familiar with the matter said....
02:00 2019-08-27

Porsche invests in Israeli road visibility startup TriEye Porsche sees "great potential" for driver assistance and autonomous driving functions in TriEye's sensor technology that enables vision in adverse weather and at night....
15:26 2019-08-21

Chinese startup Xiaohongshu's app pulled from China Android stores Chinese startup Xiaohongshu, which allows users to post product reviews and share shopping experiences, said on Thursday it will conduct a self-examination and correct its content after its app was removed from Android stores in China this week....
08:00 2019-08-01

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
22:26 2019-06-14

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM), combined, totaled 87.20 million contracts. ...
06:39 2019-05-22

Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN’s July debates. Additionally, a CNN poll this week showed Americans are more enthusiastic about voting right now than at any point since 2003. The people love our never-ending campaigns....
22:26 2019-09-13

US housing starts total 1.191 million in July, vs 1.24 million expected CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the July housing starts and building permits. CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman join the "Squawk Box" team to break down the numbers....
17:26 2019-08-16

Samsung sells 2 million 5G phones, predicts over 4 million by end of 2019 Growing demand for Samsung's 5G phones is leading to significant first-year milestones, even though the numbers are still well below 4G levels for now.Read More...
07:13 2019-09-07

Google Archive of Political Ads Is Fraught With Missing Content, Delays Google’s searchable database of political ads, set up to bring more transparency to digital campaign advertising, is fraught with errors and delays, according to candidates’ digital staffers and political consultants....
12:13 2019-07-17

Ford Is Content to Give the Fusion a Long, Painful Death The Ford Fusion sedan, like all of Ford’s small cars aside from the rough, tough, still-selling Mustang, is fighting its inevitable death by inching along on a slow, indefinite conveyor belt that Ford will eventually decide to unplug. Slow and indefinite that planned death will be, too, as made evid...
03:26 2019-06-07

D2h Subscribers Get 'Magic' Streaming Stick to Access Digital Content D2h Magic media streaming stick is designed to provide access to streaming services, TV shows, and original Web series at an introductory price of Rs. 399....
06:39 2019-08-22

Facebook's Effort to Build an Internal Court for Content Is Far From Simple In a report on Facebook’s efforts to create an independent content oversight board, the social-media giant said there has been little consensus of how it should govern speech or how it should be held accountable....
21:13 2019-06-27

YouTube launches a fashion destination for style and beauty content Today, YouTube launched a new destination dedicated to fashion. YouTube.com/Fashion, or "slash fashion," will include videos from popular creators, a "beauty today" section, collaborations with the industry's biggest names and live-streamed runway sh......
23:00 2019-09-05

Control’s content roadmap teases Alan Wake expansion Control is getting a photo mode in the fall and a free new mode in December. Then in 2020, it'll get expansions with a potential Alan Wake crossover.Read More...
21:39 2019-09-11

8chan owner Jim Watkins faces grilling on extremist content The House Committee on Homeland Security subpoenaed Jim Watkins, the owner of the far-right Internet message board 8chan, as part of a probe into the social media site’s connections to extremists. “In recent years, violent extremist content has proliferated on both large and small social media platf...
23:52 2019-08-14

'Being mean is lucrative': queer users condemn YouTube over homophobic content Site’s waffling over harassment during Pride month was ‘not surprising’, YouTuber saysYouTube’s haphazard response to an anti-gay harassment controversy this week underscores the company’s continuing failure to protect creators from hate speech, queer users say.The platform’s initial refusal to disc...
08:39 2019-06-08

Journalist, TV Channel Head Arrested Over Content On Yogi Adityanath A Delhi-based journalist was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday for sharing what was considered anobjectionable post on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, the......
12:00 2019-06-09

Facebook Makes Offer to News Outlets to License Content Facebook is offering news outlets millions of dollars for the rights to put their content in a news section that the company hopes to launch later this year....
22:13 2019-08-08

YouTube bans supremacist content, limits borderline videos YouTube announced Wednesday new efforts to limit discriminatory and phony content by removing more extremist channels and rewarding more trusted creators....
22:13 2019-06-05

YouTube Weighs Major Changes to Kids' Content Amid FTC Probe YouTube executives are debating moving all children’s content into the standalone YouTube Kids app, to better protect young viewers from objectionable videos....
00:00 2019-06-20

SuperData: Millennials spend average of $112 a month on gaming content Millennials spend an average of $112 a month on gaming content. That is more than any other age group, including the Gen X and Gen Z demographics.Read More...
15:26 2019-06-06

In Sunny Cannes, Marketers Fret Over Dark Content Online There was plenty of handwringing among attendees at the Cannes Lions ad festival who worried aloud and often about brand safety and data privacy online....
22:01 2019-06-21

Alexa on the Amazon Fire TV Stick Can Now Be Used to Play Netflix Content Alexa on the Amazon Fire TV Stick initially only worked with Amazon Prime Video, but the company has now extended its capabilities to Netflix as well....
11:00 2019-05-29

IBM proposes changes to law shielding internet firms from user content liability International Business Machines Corp proposed changes to a 1996 law that protects internet companies from liabilities related to what users post on their platforms....
00:13 2019-07-11

How To Enable Content Blocking Filters and Privacy Extensions on Firefox 67.0 Mozilla rolled out several new privacy features for the desktop version of Firefox today, including enhanced tracker protection and content blocking, a password manager, and new optional security extensions. Some of these features will need to be enabled and configured for existing users, though peo...
00:00 2019-06-05

Intellectual content tops menu at Sun Valley billionaires camp Fourth of July fireworks have come and gone, and that means one thing: A swanky Idaho resort is gearing up to host an annual “billionaires summer camp.” Allen & Co.’s yearly shindig in Sun Valley is set to kick off Tuesday, luring a slew of A-list media moguls and tech tycoons for yet another round....
09:13 2019-07-09

Facebook's crackdown on dangerous content in groups could backfire, experts say Critics say ‘proactive’ approach could make questionable content harder to detectFacebook is changing its rules on private groups amid growing criticism that some closed communities on the platform are uniting extremists and spreading fake news.The company announced in a blogpost on Wednesday that i...
03:26 2019-08-15

Offliner lets you enjoy your favorite content off the grid, and it’s only $30 today The web is great, but since it can’t always be trusted to be there exactly when you need it, being able to just download and save online content so you can consume it anytime is a huge plus. Right now, Offliner Pro can give you that backup -- and a lifetime subscription is available right now at alm...
20:00 2019-09-04

European spirits makers agree to calorie content labels Europe's spirits makers announced plans on Tuesday to list the number of calories and ingredients in spirit drinks, as businesses and regulators step up efforts to cater for healthier lifestyles....
18:26 2019-06-04

Five-time TT winner Hickman "content" with World Superbike return Five-time Isle of Man TT winner Peter Hickman says he is "content" with his performance standing in for Markus Reiterberger at Donington Park in World Superbikes...
19:26 2019-07-08

Cloudflare terminates 8chan account over ‘hate-filled’ content Cloudflare will terminate online message board 8chan as its customer after a shooter used the messaging forum before killing 20 people at a Walmart store.Read More...
19:00 2019-08-05

Facebook's new content oversight board can overrule Mark Zuckerberg Facebook has unveiled the finished charter for its content oversight board, and it's evident that the social site wants to give the board at least some meaningful independence. The new rules will let users appeal content decisions directly to the bo......
04:52 2019-09-18

Cloudflare Terminates 8chan as Customer Over 'Hate-Filled' Content Cloudflare said it will terminate 8chan as its customer after a shooter used the forum just before killing 20 people at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas on Saturday....
08:26 2019-08-05

Cloudflare terminates 8chan as customer on 'hate-filled' content: CEO U.S. cyber security firm Cloudflare on Monday said the company will terminate online message board 8chan as its customer after a shooter used the messaging forum just before killing 20 people at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas on Saturday....
08:26 2019-08-05

6 foolproof content creation tips to boost your marketing strategy Buzzwords like ‘content marketing’, ‘content creation strategy’, and ‘content is king’ mean a lot more to businesses today than they did a few years ago. In the modern, fast-paced, and highly competitive corporate stratosphere, content marketing has become more than just a technique to gain a compet...
16:26 2019-07-12

YouTube tweaked its algorithm to surface 'quality family content' YouTube has quietly made some changes to its algorithm in July, and according to Bloomberg, it led to a significant decrease in views for a number of creators. A spokesperson for the platform told the publication that it rolls out "hundreds of change......
17:00 2019-08-02

U.S. social media firms say they are removing violent content faster Major U.S. social media firms told a Senate panel Wednesday they are doing more to prevent to remove violent or extremist content from online platforms in the wake of several high-profile incidents, focusing on using more technological tools to act faster....
19:00 2019-09-18

With Disney in charge, Hulu plans original content push Now that Disney is in charge of Hulu, the streaming service is going to get more original content. Hulu CEO Randy Freer told CNBC that Hulu's "investment in original programming will increase significantly." Freer credits the change to "the capacity......
02:26 2019-06-19

Facebook increased Vietnam content restrictions by 500% during 2018 - report Facebook increased the amount of content it restricted access to in Vietnam by over 500% in the last half of 2018, the U.S. social media giant said in a report released on Friday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up its crackdown on online dissent....
14:39 2019-05-24

Facebook releases tools to flag harmful content on GitHub Facebook wants to rid the internet of garbage. But it can't do that alone. So today, it's making two of its photo- and video-flagging technologies open-source and available on GitHub. It hopes the algorithms will help others find and remove harmful c......
22:00 2019-08-02

7 Best Lavalier Mics For Creating Excellent Audio And Video Content If you are planning to start your own YouTube channel to uploads some videos stuff or make some tutorials?  It’s a common thing when the viewers hear the poor sound, they skip the video. If you are new to recording videos or audios, it is good to start with Lavalier mics. In today’s arti...
18:26 2019-05-21

Google Chrome now lets you copy content on one device, and paste it on another A new feature coming to Google Chrome will allow you to copy chunks of text on one device, and paste it on another.As XDA Developers reports, the new shared clipboard is available to try now in Chrome Canary – an early release of the browser intended for developers. To give it a try, start by...
12:52 2019-09-13

Facebook and Instagram to limit alcohol and tobacco-related content Facebook and Instagram to restrict content related to alcohol, tobacco and e-cigarettes. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
15:26 2019-07-24

Sixense hires HTC Vive’s Joel Breton to run VR and AR content studio Sixense has hired HTC Vive's Joel Breton to run VR and AR content studio, dubbed Sixense Studios, as the company expands its software reach.Read More...
17:26 2019-05-21

How to use Apple's content cache service to boost network performance The content cache service allows organizations to store downloaded applications and system updates for distribution to client devices across LANs while minimizing the impact across the WAN connection....
19:26 2019-08-16

Facebook to launch 'supreme court' to judge controversial content Facebook has revealed the rules that will govern its "supreme court" - a new 40-person board that will make the final decision on controversial questions about the social network's content....
22:52 2019-09-17

Facebook launches new rules aimed at stopping extremist content Facebook announced new the rules around its live streaming platform that it says would have stopped a deranged gunman from using the service to broadcast a mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques in March. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based social network said Wednesday that it is instituting a new “one s...
14:33 2019-05-21

Facebook To Broaden Effort To Root Out White Nationalist Content Facebook said Monday it would take new steps to eliminate content promoting white nationalism and white separatism after an external audit said its efforts were "too narrow."...
14:00 2019-07-02

| Facebook to broaden effort to root out white nationalist content Facebook said Monday it would take new steps to eliminate content promoting white nationalism and white separatism after an external audit said its efforts were "too narrow."...
22:52 2019-07-01

Content: ABC's world-first series made for mobile – from the creators of Bluey The ‘vertical’ TV show from Australia unfolds entirely from the perspective of a wannabe influencer’s smartphoneAny snooty film critic worth their weight in pretentious non-fiction books has, at some point, uttered a variation of the following line: “Put your phone down and watch the damn movie!”Whi...
11:39 2019-08-28

Facebook will train its content-removal AI with police camera footage Facebook will use footage from police body cameras to train its automatic detection systems to spot and remove footage of mass shootings. The company announced Tuesday that it will partner with law enforcement in the US and UK to obtain footage from......
22:52 2019-09-17

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call that the social network will run a pilot program where some......
22:26 2019-05-23

Spotify's Premium Family plans get an explicit content filter Spotify is rolling out a new Premium Family Plan with a much-awaited setting. Parents will now have the ability to filter out songs with swearing, violence, drugs and more via an explicit content filter that can be applied to individual accounts. Tha......
13:00 2019-08-19

Peter Fonda, celebrated actor known for Easy Rider, dies aged 79 Son of Henry Fonda and brother of Jane Fonda died after battling lung cancer, family saysThe actor Peter Fonda has died at the age of 79 following a battle with lung cancer, his family has said.Fonda, who co-wrote, produced and starred in the classic 1969 road movie Easy Rider, died peacefully at hi...
01:26 2019-08-17

Younger's Peter Hermann Read Your Dirty Tweets and Has Some (Hilarious) Thoughts Social media is thirsty for Peter Hermann. The Younger actor appears in a hilarious new video for BuzzFeed's "Thirst Tweets" segment, posted to YouTube on Thursday. In the......
20:26 2019-06-27

Excavating the Lost Work of Peter Laughner, a Rock ’n’ Roll Tragedy The Ohio musician, who died in 1977 at 24, was a member of the influential bands Rocket From the Tombs and Pere Ubu. A new boxed set collects his recordings....
21:52 2019-08-06

Green Book's Peter Farrelly is making a "suicide comedy" for Quibi, so that'll be fun Peter Farrelly’s Oscar-winning Green Book was a thoughtful and powerful exploration of race in America, telling the story of a legendary Black musician traveling through the South from the extremely unique and valuable perspective of an Italian man who can eat a whole pizza by folding it up like a s...
01:39 2019-07-10

3-time Grand Slam doubles winner Peter McNamara dies at 64 Peter McNamara, an Australian tennis player who won three grand slam doubles titles and reached a highest singles ranking of No. 7, has died        ...
07:00 2019-07-22

'I'm bored': Former 'Bachelorette' Rachel Lindsay weighs in on new 'Bachelor' Peter Weber Peter Weber, a fan-favorite from Hannah Brown's season of "The Bachelorette," will star on the upcoming "Bachelor" season. But not everyone is happy.        ...
15:52 2019-09-18

Peter Hickman could drop hybrid bike Isle of Man Senior TT plan Peter Hickman is now considering running his Superbike in the Isle of Man Senior TT, having previously said he would race the hybrid BMW he won the SBK race with...
02:39 2019-06-07

Peter Thiel’s Palantir set to delay IPO under bumbling leadership of CEO Alex Karp Bloomberg today reported that Palantir Technologies, a Peter Thiel-founded company that builds mass-surveillance solutions for law enforcement agencies, will delay its highly-anticipated IPO indefinitely. According to the report, CEO Alex Karp needs more time to woo foreign investors. Thiel‘s also r...
08:26 2019-09-19

Peter Frampton concert review: Classic rocker bids NYC farewell “I won’t say goodbye,” Peter Frampton said following an emotional, career-spanning concert at Madison Square Garden Friday night, part of his “Frampton Finale Tour.” Over the course of the evening, Frampton paid tribute to late bandmates and Chris Cornell, told stories ...
13:13 2019-09-16

The Chambermaid review – somebody else's life of luxury | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week A young employee wafts from room to room in this disquieting story of the unseen servant class maintaining a five-star hotelLila Avilés is the Mexican actor-turned-director who makes a terrifically assured feature debut here with The Chambermaid: an eerily atmospheric, poignant, disquieting movie ab...
20:13 2019-07-24

Peter Pan bus driver accused of locking woman inside baggage compartment A Peter Pan bus driver locked a Boston-bound passenger inside a baggage compartment — forcing the trapped traveler to call 911 to get out, authorities said. Driver Wendy Helena Alberty, 49, was apprehended Sunday on a bus in Wilmington, Conn., after her victim called the cops while still in th...
21:01 2019-08-05

Nepal court gives ex-U.N. adviser Peter Dalglish 9 years for child sex abuse A Nepali court has sentenced a prominent Canadian humanitarian and former United Nations adviser to nine years in prison for the sexual assaults of two boys last year....
02:26 2019-07-10

Gorillas, charcoal and the fight for survival in Congo's rainforest | Peter Beaumont A deadly conflict simmers between the autochthon people forced out of Kahuzi-Biéga national park, and the rangers protecting the landOn a scarred hillside on the edge of the Kahuzi-Biéga national park, smoke rises from the once-forested slope as men cut down trees and burn them for charcoal. Suddenl...
08:52 2019-07-22

New ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ trailer reveals Peter Parker’s biggest mistake Nearly two months have passed since the Avengers: Endgame premiere. Our favorite heroes saved the world from Thanos at a huge cost to their team. Not only did we lose three of the original six Avengers — although just two of them are really dead — but the world will have a tough time hea...
22:39 2019-06-19

Bayer Leverkusen's Peter Bosz explains his attacking football philosophy Last season, Peter Bosz led Bayer Leverkusen to a fourth-placed Bundesliga finish after taking over the club in January. He spoke to DW about his attacking philosophy and his conversations with the late Johan Cruyff....
05:52 2019-08-06

Bauhaus vocalist Peter Murphy hospitalized after suffering a heart attack Peter Murphy, the English singer of the goth rock band Bauhaus, is postponing the remainder of his New York residency after suffering a heart attack.        ...
05:00 2019-08-15

Tour de France: Peter Sagan powers to sprint victory on stage five • Sagan collected his first win of this year’s Tour• Julian Alaphilippe retains the yellow jerseyPeter Sagan won stage five of the Tour de France in Colmar as Julian Alaphilippe retained the yellow jersey.The 175.5km stage from Saint-Dié-des-Vosges came down to a sprint finish as the quickmen kept p...
18:52 2019-07-10

Johnson wants us to feel outrage. Let’s take back control – starting with ourselves | Peter Ormerod Shutting parliament is the latest wheeze from the trigger-happy Vote Leavers in power. Don’t buy into their politics of divisionWhat did you feel? Maybe it was anger, fury, fear. Perhaps it was excitement, hope, a certain thrill. It is unlikely that you experienced the announcement of parliament’s p...
20:13 2019-08-30

Peter Thiel says FBI, CIA should investigate if Chinese intelligence infiltrated Google: report Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel on Sunday called for the FBI and CIA to investigate whether Chinese intelligence had infiltrated Google, according to a report....
09:13 2019-07-15

How The Bachelorette's Peter Weber Really Feels About Hannah Brown Exposing Their Sex Life It's the fantasy suite experience Bachelor Nation can't stop talking about. Hannah Brown and Peter "Pilot Pete" Weber made headlines when the Season 14 lead of The......
04:26 2019-08-01

Peter Thiel’s venture capital fund has sold all its Facebook shares Early Facebook backer Founders Fund has sold all of its holdings in the social media giant as part of a previously established trading plan by the venture capital firm’s partner, Peter Thiel, according to a regulatory filing from late Monday. The filing showed Thiel, a board member at Facebook, now ...
19:39 2019-08-27

Ulster Grand Prix: Peter Hickman wins again in Superbike race two Peter Hickman's 2019 Ulster Grand Prix domination continued in the second Superbike race, after he resisted an early challenge from Dean Harrison to win by over three seconds...
01:00 2019-08-11

Astounding Peter Sagan speed illustrated by finish-line camera "A finish-line camera caught the moment Peter Sagan crossed the line on Stage 5 and illustrated the breath-taking speeds elite cyclist reach as they battle it out on Tour de France."...
23:00 2019-07-10

Peter Sagan sprints to Stage 5 win to strengthen hold on green jersey "Slovakian sensation Peter Sagan roared to Stage 5 glory in Colmar to extend his lead in the green jersey competition by beating Belgium’s Wout Van Aert and Italy’s Matteo Trentin in a reduced bunch sprint."...
21:52 2019-07-10

Meghan Markle, Rihanna and More Stars Pay Tribute to Photographer Peter Lindbergh Hollywood is mourning the loss of a beloved photographer and celebrating the mark he left on the fashion industry. Peter Lindbergh, the acclaimed fashion photographer known for capturing......
19:39 2019-09-04

Fired FBI agent Peter Strzok files wrongful termination suit A former FBI agent who worked the feds’ investigation into Russian election meddling — and who sent text messages slamming then-candidate Donald Trump — filed a lawsuit Tuesday charging that the bureau caved to “unrelenting pressure” from the president when it fired him. The suit from Pe...
23:26 2019-08-06

It’s time for tighter regulation of how Facebook and Google use our data | Peter Lewis Big tech’s power has reached a tipping point. Governments must set some ground rulesIn his trademark disingenuous response to the latest wave of massacres, Donald Trump has identified the internet as both the cause and, more insidiously, the solution to the spread of rightwing domestic terrorism.Ign...
08:39 2019-08-07

Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann spill the secrets to their 15-year marriage Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann have been together for 18 years, married for 15, and parents to three kids -- and now they're revealing the key to keeping their relationship healthy and strong despite being a celebrity couple....
11:13 2019-06-13

TikTok’s parent company appears to have acquired AI music startup Jukedeck TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, appears to have acquired a startup that makes AI-generated music called Jukebox, an AI suite that generates custom music. Users can then edit the track to adjust length, tempo, and climax. While the news hasn’t been confirmed by either company, several Jukedeck em...
03:00 2019-07-24

Chinese Space Startup Completes Third Test Of Reusable Rocket In 5 Months Chinese startup LinkSpace on Saturday completed its third test of a reusable rocket in five months, stepping up the pace in China's race to develop a technology key to cheap space launches in an......
23:00 2019-08-10

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing court documents....
00:52 2019-05-23

Volvo invests in Israeli startup that links doctors with crash data Utilizing sensors aboard almost all vehicles, MDGo says it can gather the necessary data to measure the forces applied to both occupants and vehicles, and then infer the nature and severity of injuries....
22:39 2019-07-22

Cannabis Startup Surterra Wellness Appoints Former Kellogg CFO as Finance Chief Surterra Wellness Inc. Tuesday named former Kellogg Co. CFO Fareed Khan as its next finance chief, the cannabis startup’s latest senior appointment as it seeks to capitalize on legal marijuana sales....
18:52 2019-07-09

VW gives startup infusion of cash, talent, potential to grab global AV leadership Investment from the world's largest automaker in an expanding partnership with Ford provides the potential for autonomous vehicle startup Argo to scale at a global level....
07:39 2019-07-15

Huawei Executive Accused by U.S. Startup of Involvement in Trade-Secrets Theft CNEX Labs, a chip startup backed by Microsoft Corp. and Dell Technologies, has accused a senior executive at Huawei Technologies of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, according to a court filing....
23:39 2019-05-22

Cryptocurrency startup YouHodler leaks troves of unencrypted customer data Cryptocurrency startup YouHodler has reportedly exposed troves of sensitive customer data including credit card information because it forgot to protect its server with a password. According to security researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, who uncovered the leak, the company took the database offli...
10:52 2019-07-25

Intuit buys data analytics startup as part of AI expansion efforts Intuit plans to use the acquisition of Origami Logic to better analyze multiple data sets, which would allow for more personalized services and products across its portfolio....
02:00 2019-05-29

TikTok Parent ByteDance Said to Acqui-Hire AI Music Startup Jukedeck At least five employees of Jukedeck, including founder Ed Newton-Rex, have updated their LinkedIn profiles to say they started work at ByteDance's AI lab as early as April....
13:26 2019-07-24

Russian Startup 'Muffin Computer' Wants to Keep Your Smartphone Cozy on Cold Days I was chugging coffee and eating currywurst in the press room at Messe Berlin, scrolling through the IFA app when I found Muffin Computer. Or should I say Muffin Computer found me.Read more......
11:39 2019-09-07

Eliza review: Startup culture meets sci-fi in a touching, fascinating tale Enlarge / Main character Evelyn looks upon her hometown of Seattle in the fascinating new visual novel Eliza. (credit: Zachtronics) "You're a computer," a graduate student says in a huff, directly to my face. "You don't know what [relationships] are like, do you?" I don't respond. Instead, I eye ...
21:26 2019-08-12

U.S. court rules startup can access public profile data on LinkedIn In a statement, LinkedIn said it was disappointed with the decision and evaluating its options, and will "fight to protect our members and the information they entrust" to it....
05:13 2019-09-10

Nice Bones You Got There, Shame If a Startup Was to Start Renting Out Pogo Sticks Good news for anyone who’s ever wanted to mix the inherent danger of the trampoline with the thrill of getting nowhere slowly, while simultaneously wondering whether their skeletons should be in more shards. Sweden-based startup Cangoroo is planning to “deploy hundreds of pogo sticks” to “select cit...
23:39 2019-06-02

Amazon in talks for stake in Indonesia's ride-hailing startup Go-Jek: source Amazon.com Inc is in early talks with Go-Jek Group to buy a stake in the Indonesian ride-hailing startup, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday....
18:52 2019-08-28

Chinese Startup iSpace Plans Up To 8 Commercial Rocket Launches Next Year Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded firm to put a satellite into orbit, its executives......
18:13 2019-07-31

Court Rules Startup May Collect Workforce Data from LinkedIn Profiles SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has affirmed the right of a startup company to collect information from people’s public profiles on networking service LinkedIn. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco upheld a previous ruling Monday siding with hiQ L...
07:13 2019-09-11

Amazon Holds Talks With Indonesian Ride-Hailing Startup Gojek Amazon and Indonesian ride-hailing startup Gojek have held preliminary talks on a partnership, which could expand the online retail giant's services into a populous new market....
14:00 2019-08-28

Louisville gamer startup is changing the negative stereotypes around video games Nonprofit Louisville Makes Games wants to challenge video game developer stereotypes and educate the next generation of gamers and developers.       ...
02:00 2019-08-10

U.S. fintech startup Stripe valued at $35 billion in latest funding round Stripe Inc said on Thursday it is raising $250 million in its latest funding round, which values the payments startup at $35 billion, a dramatic 56% surge from a previous valuation at the start of the year....
01:13 2019-09-20

How an engineer at a crypto-security startup lost $100K in a SIM-swapping hack Nobody is immune to SIM-swapping attacks – and one engineering lead at a cryptocurrency security startup had to learn this lesson the hard way. In a blog post, Sean Coonce, engineering manager at security-oriented cryptocurrency startup BitGo, has detailed how he lost $100,000 in an unfortunate SIM-...
16:26 2019-05-21

Avis enlists Israeli startup to turn rental car data into cash Avis Budget Group Inc has enlisted an Israeli startup to help turn data from its car rental fleet into cash, as more auto industry players look to tap a potential $750 billion market for vehicle information....
18:39 2019-07-31

SEC sues cryptocurrency startup ICOBox for selling $14.6M worth of unregistered tokens The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has sued ICOBox, and its founder Nikolay Evdokimov, for allegedly running an illegal token sale worth more $14.6 million. According to the complaint, raised the funds in 2017 to create a platform for issuing initial coin offerings (ICOs). The SEC says the...
13:26 2019-09-19

Amazon Orders 100,000 Vans From Electric Startup Rivian By 2024 [Updated] Earlier this year, Amazon invested $700 million in Michigan’s electric car startup Rivian, but now the company has built on that with an order for 100,000 vans to hit the roads by 2024, which is a lot of vans....
00:52 2019-09-20

The CEO of pogo stick-sharing startup Cangoroo insists his company isn’t a hoax I just got off the phone with Adam Mikkelsen, founder and CEO of shared mobility startup Cangoroo, who insists that his company is totally real. Wait, I’m getting ahead of myself. Let’s back up. Cangoroo is a pogo stick-sharing startup that hails from Stockholm, Sweden. It operates on the same basis...
22:00 2019-05-22

Judge Cuts $55 Million From $80 Million Roundup Verdict A federal judge cut down by $55 million a verdict tying Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer, as the company continues to battle thousands of similar claims throughout the U.S....
00:39 2019-07-16

Lego marketing chief says challenge with online ads is that so much content is 'damaging' to kids Lego CMO Julia Goldin said the company focuses some YouTube advertising on adults because the company has concerns about kids' privacy on the site....
22:00 2019-06-21

Twitch's Latest Crackdowns On 'Sexual' Content Are Leaving Streamers Baffled Earlier this week, Twitch suspended a streamer named Quqco for wearing a cosplay of Street Fighter heroine Chun-Li on stream, deeming her outfit “sexually suggestive.” This took Quqco—and many others—by surprise, given that the outfit was not overtly risqué. But this was not an isolated incident. In...
10:26 2019-09-18

@DykeDigital Is the Instagram Account Producing High-Fashion Content For Lesbians "My mission is to create a space where lesbian-identifying creatives can just make what they want to make and for people to know that we are high fashion and can be high fashion"...
02:13 2019-06-18

Facebook, YouTube May Face Heavy Fines in UK Over Harmful Content: Report Britain's broadcasting watchdog Ofcom would be given new legal powers to monitor, investigate and fine social platforms for sharing or live-streaming "harmful" videos....
19:52 2019-08-12

Australian ISPs want stronger laws on blocking malicious online content A taskforce made up of tech companies like Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Amazon, alongside Australian ISPs, has proposed specific laws be put in place giving the country’s eSafety Commissioner more power to block sites sharing malicious and abhorrent violent content online.This proposal com...
05:26 2019-07-02

AT&T's streaming service won't be expensive, includes HBO, Cinemax, Warner Bros. content Streaming services aren't a new thing, but the competition has been heating up only recently as companies like Netflix, Spotify and Sony report massive earnings. Each of the companies mentioned operates in a different area – movies, music, video games, but they're all part of the entertainment indus...
06:52 2019-06-07

Marvel just announced all the new content coming to the ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Blu-ray and digital release Just hours after officially confirming that Avengers: Endgame will be returning to theaters with a few extra surprises, Marvel has revealed the dates for the digital and Blu-ray home releases of the movie. If you want to own the movie digitally, you will be able to do so on July 30th, while the phys...
21:52 2019-06-27

Snap debuts dual-camera Spectacles 3 glasses to create 3D AR content The maker of Snapchat has revealed its third-generation camera wearable, now with dual cameras for 3D AR capture and a much steeper price tag than before.Read More...
16:26 2019-08-13

U.S. social media firms to testify on violent, extremist online content Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc will testify next week before a U.S. Senate panel on efforts by social media firms to remove violent content from online platforms, the panel said in a statement on Wednesday....
10:26 2019-09-12

House committee asks 8chan owner to testify over extremist content Politicians are still determined to investigate 8chan's role in fueling extremism even though the site is effectively out of commission. The House's Homeland Security Chairman Bennie Thompson and Ranking Member Mike Rogers have sent a letter to 8cha......
12:26 2019-08-07

Fortnite v9.3 Content Update Brings Air Strike for Summoning Missile Attacks The latest Fornite v9.3 content update brings a new item called Air Strike which can be used to call a missile attack for decimating enemies on a larger scale....
10:00 2019-07-10

G-20 Tells Social-Media Operators to Step Up Efforts Against Terrorist Content The U.S. joined other major nations in calling for social-media companies to crack down on violent terrorist content online, an apparent easing of Washington’s concerns about internet censorship....
16:13 2019-06-30

Francesco Molinari signs exclusive global content deal with GOLFTV "GOLFTV today announced a deal with reigning Open champion Francesco Molinari to produce a range of exclusive content for the live and on-demand video streaming service."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Twitter targets ‘vile content’ as Kick It Out steps up pressure over racism • Anti-discrimination body demands ‘concrete change’ • Pogba, Rashford, Abraham and Zouma among those abusedTwitter has said it has taken action over more than 700 cases of football‑related abuse on its platform during the past fortnight.The company made the statement after meeting the anti-discrimi...
20:00 2019-09-04

Facebook reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer 'millions' for content The Wall Street Journal reported that the tech company was offering news executives as much as $3m a year to license storiesFacebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer “millions of dollars” for the rights to publish their material on its site. The move follows years of criticism ov...
03:39 2019-08-09

Genpact Hikes Salaries Of India Content Team Working For Facebook As of February, Genpact employed more than 1,600 employees in its Facebook teams in Hyderabad, more than 10 per cent of the 15,000 the social network said were working on content moderation worldwide....
02:13 2019-08-21

Social media firms to testify on violent, extremist online content WASHINGTON – Google, Facebook and Twitter will testify next week before a US Senate panel on efforts by social media firms to remove violent content from online platforms, the panel said in a statement on Wednesday. The Sept. 18 hearing of the Senate Commerce Committee follows growing concern ...
00:26 2019-09-13

NUTS about the Tour - Featuring Matt Stephens, Peter Sagan, Adam Yates and more "Matt Stephens interviews some of the biggest names at the 2019 Tour de France and asks the most important question of all: what is your favourite nut?"...
16:39 2019-07-23

Peter Thiel's comments about spies in Silicon Valley have some basis in reality, but no evidence But it's important to separate this very real threat from Thiel's specific allegations about Google, which were presented without proof, and from his claims that Google has participated in "treasonous" activity....
21:39 2019-07-16

Great Barrier Reef expert panel says Peter Ridd misrepresenting science Panel head Ian Chubb compares ‘roadshow of Dr Ridd’ to tobacco industry strategy defending smokingAn expert panel led by the former chief scientist Ian Chubb has warned ministers that controversial scientist Peter Ridd is misrepresenting robust science about the plight of the Great Barrier Reef, and...
20:26 2019-08-27

WWII: eighty years on, the world is still haunted by a catastrophe foretold | Peter Beaumont Shock greeted the news that German tanks had rolled into Poland on September 1, 1939. But the slaughter of the continent’s Jews that was to follow had long been signalledOn 1 September 1939, as the massed German divisions began the invasion of Poland, one of the places that would be quickly overrun ...
20:39 2019-09-01

#TheBreakaway - Hilarious Peter Sagan has Bradley Wiggins and Orla Chennaoui in stitches "Brian Smith and Bradley Wiggins join Orla Chennaoui for The Breakaway after Stage 17 of the Tour de France, before Peter Sagan arrives following his green jersey presentation (07:10)"...
19:13 2019-07-24

Ulster Grand Prix: Peter Hickman takes 10th win in Supersport race The world's fastest road racer Peter Hickman took his tally of Ulster Grand Prix wins to 10 with a dominant display in a wet second Supersport contest on Saturday...
01:00 2019-08-11

Ulster Grand Prix: Peter Hickman completes record clean sweep Peter Hickman completed a record clean sweep of seven successive Ulster Grand Prix victories by dominating the final feature Superbike race of the 2019 event...
01:00 2019-08-11

Ex-White House cybersecurity chief says Peter Thiel is right to call out Google on China "Here's what I think is true: Google refused to work for the Pentagon on artificial intelligence" and it works on AI in China, says Richard Clarke....
18:39 2019-07-17

Watch: Harrison Ford says Peter Mayhew had 'dignity and class' on 'Tonight Show' Harrison Ford appeared on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" where he paid tribute to his friend and "Star Wars" co-star, the late Peter Mayhew....
13:39 2019-05-24

Trump trade advisor Peter Navarro: 'Complicated' US-China deal 'will take time' to get right "We had a deal that was over 150 pages long with seven different chapters" at the time the negotiations flamed out, Navarro says on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."...
17:26 2019-07-02

John Leslie: Ex-Blue Peter star charged with sex assault on woman in Soho Former Blue Peter presenter John Leslie has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman in an alleged incident in Soho more than a decade ago, the Standard can reveal....
12:39 2019-07-12

Newcastle turn blind eye to Peter Beardsley’s inadequate coaching | Louise Taylor The coach’s downfall is arguably as much about systemic failure as the shortcomings of one painfully insensitive manPeter Beardsley’s downfall, and ultimate disgrace, is arguably as much about a systemic failure at Newcastle United as the shortcomings of one painfully inadequate coach.In hindsight, ...
22:52 2019-09-20

Three-time Grand Slam tennis doubles champion Peter McNamara dies at 64 Peter McNamara, who won two Wimbledon and one Australian Open doubles title with fellow Australian Paul McNamee, died at age 64 in Germany.       ...
06:39 2019-07-22

Facebook Board Member Peter Thiel Calls Google 'Treasonous' and Says CIA Should Investigate Billionaire Peter Thiel has called for a federal investigation into Google’s refusal to work with the U.S. military and says that the tech giant’s relationship with the Chinese military is “treasonous,” according to a new report from Axios late Sunday.Read more......
16:39 2019-07-15

France's Macron bets on private-sector funding to fuel startup push France aims to raise 5 billion euros ($5.53 billion) in funds from private-sector investors to give French startup companies a leg up and help the most promising ones grow further, President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday....
04:26 2019-09-18

Delivery startup Rappi partners with Visa to offer pre-paid cards in Brazil Delivery startup Rappi is partnering with Visa Inc to offer a prepaid card linked to its digital wallet in Brazil, expanding the product's rollout from Mexico and Colombia, where Rappi was founded, executives from the two companies told Reuters....
00:52 2019-06-20

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Youth leads way in startup Dynasty league Jamey Eisenberg looks at how several teams built their rosters in a startup Dynasty league, with younger players getting an edge over guys like David Johnson, Julio Jones and Aaron Rodgers....
15:52 2019-07-03

Mike Tyson’s latest startup mixes entertainment, games, fighting, and blockchain Fight to Fame is a new entertainment platform that hopes to boost fighters with the help of film, blockchain, and the star power of former boxer Mike Tyson.Read More...
16:26 2019-08-13

Tiger Global Fuels India's Startup Boom, Examining "A Dozen Deals" The ultra-secretive New York-based hedge fund has closed investments in at least half of these startups -- nearly all of them in fintech or enterprise software segments....
06:39 2019-07-11

Facebook's WhatsApp hires senior exec from London remittances startup: sources Facebook Inc's WhatsApp has hired a senior executive from London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit, three people familiar with the matter said this week....
21:39 2019-06-28

Aussie sports startup Jetson changing the game one data point at a time Jetson Industries has combined electronics and online gaming with traditional sports to collect movement data and provide insights to players, coaches, and fans....
01:26 2019-08-30

Allbirds vs. Rothy's — we break down which online shoe startup makes better women’s flats Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Two popular online shoe startups, ...
21:39 2019-06-13

Hold the phone: Startup Dialpad bets voice AI is key to transforming the front office Cloud-based calling systems are merging with tools to reinvent the "front office" of enterprise and the "go-to-market" process of sales and marketing. Eight-year-old startup Dialpad believes its innovative work with machine learning is the perfect mash-up of the two....
01:00 2019-08-30

Canadian government backs startup NorthStar to boost data on space debris NorthStar's proposed system calls for the 2021 launch of a new constellation of small satellites that will use an array of hyperspectral, infrared and optical sensors to continuously monitor and analyze the Earth's ecosystems and orbit....
20:39 2019-06-16

Veteran German auto boss joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup A company working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles said it had hired a former German car boss as it seeks to expand its reach....
15:26 2019-05-23

Marvel’s Avengers devs talk end-game content, monetization, gigantic villains and more We sat down with Noah Hughes, Studio Creative Director of Marvel's Avengers to attempt to pin down the genre and features of this tantalizing hybrid....
09:13 2019-07-18

Shaq Makes Sleazy Low-Ball Reverse Pitch For Cheap Content For New TNT Show Shaq, that lovable character you can’t get enough of in his capacity as the grumbling grouch on TNT’s NBA studio coverage, apparently has a new docuseries—a fancy word that means “reality television show”— coming up on TNT. The show, apparently already hard-up for content, is hoping to put together ...
09:39 2019-08-29

Australia to block internet domains that host extremist content during terror attacks Australia will block access to internet domains hosting terrorist material during crisis events such as terrorist attacks, officials said on Sunday.Read More...
10:52 2019-08-27

Disney+ is cheap, chock-full of content and poised for a massive November launch With a little more than two months before the debut of its streaming service, Disney dazzled its hardcore fans with celebrity guests and teaser trailers over the weekend at its D23 Expo....
04:26 2019-08-27

Australia to open 24/7 crisis center to block terrorist content in real time At the 45th G7 summit currently being held in France, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has put forward stern plans regarding the management of terrorist content that is shared online.As reported by Reuters, in the event of a crisis, Australia will block any domain that is hosting shared or o...
06:39 2019-08-26

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologizes to LGBTQ community over handling of anti-gay content YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologized at to the gay and lesbian community over the handling of anti-gay content on the Google owned video platform.       ...
03:13 2019-06-11

Mexico's Pemex cannot comply with reduced sulfur content rule -company document Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, cannot currently comply with a new rule requiring less sulfur content for motor diesel, according to a document showing its business plan and seen by Reuters on Tuesday....
23:39 2019-07-16

Big Advertisers and Social Media Form Alliance to Fight 'Unsafe' Content Online The companies said the effort, called the Global Alliance for Responsible Media and announced during the ad industry’s annual Cannes Lions festival, will develop specific steps to protect both people and brands from what marketers call “unsafe” content...
18:52 2019-06-18

Tencent Music charges for more content as paying users drive profit beat China's Tencent Music Entertainment Group said it had started charging for more of its content in the first quarter as the popularity of its pay-for-streaming services helped drive up profit....
15:13 2019-05-21

FX loads up on some hot documentary content, including projects about Tupac Shakur, hip-hop, and true crime FX is keeping it real, in terms of content, as the network has announced five new docuseries and a feature-length documentary project. The docs touch on a variety of subjects, from true crime (of course) to the LGBTQ community, Tupac and Afeni Shakur, and women in comedy. FX sent out an official pre...
22:13 2019-08-06

Fortnite v9.30 Content Update Adds Revolver, Brings Back Pump Shotgun Epic Games has released a new content update for Fortnite, which brings a number of goodies and gameplay improvements for Battle Royale, Creative, and Save The World modes....
23:26 2019-06-27

Google asks Android developers to categorize apps based on content and target age Google is asking Android developers for help correctly categorizing apps based on their target age group, partly to keep kids from using innapropriate apps.Read More...
18:00 2019-05-29

Virginia's Anti-Revenge Porn Law Now Covers Deepfakes and Other 'Falsely Created' Content A update to Virginia’s law against revenge porn banning the distribution of explicit videos and images that have been deepfaked—i.e., modified using machine learning algorithms to picture someone else—or otherwise created with the intent to “coerce, harass, or intimidate” a victim went into effect o...
06:26 2019-07-02

Australian ISPs ordered by government to block eight sites hosting violent content Directly following the terror attacks in Christchurch earlier in 2019, the Australian Government introduced “The Sharing of Abhorrent Violent Material” bill, which included hastily crafted legislation to penalise offending websites and social media platforms that failed to take down ab...
07:13 2019-09-09

Australia to block internet domains hosting extremist content during terror attacks Australia will block access to internet domains hosting terrorist material during crisis events and will consider legislation to force digital platforms to improve the safety of their services, officials said on Sunday....
08:13 2019-08-25

UPDATE 1-U.S. social media firms to testify on violent, extremist online content Alphabet Inc's Google , Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc will testify next week before a U.S. Senate panel on efforts by social media firms to remove violent content from online platforms, the panel said in a statement on Wednesday....
00:00 2019-09-12