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GREE Ventures closes $67M fund for deals in Japan, India and Southeast Asia

Published on TechCrunch.  GREE Ventures, the Singapore-based VC firm connected to Japanese games firm GREE, has closed its newest $67 million fund for early stage investments in Asia. AT-II — the firm’s second fund — sees GREE Ventures spread its focus of deals in […]

Google Adds New Family Sharing Features to Calendar, Keep, and Photos

Published on MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – All Stories. Google expanded the range of family sharing features across a handful of its digital services on Tuesday. The new additions rolled out to Google Calendar, Google Keep, and Google Photos. […]

Travelex’s fee-free travel Supercard is shutting down

Published on Engadget. Travellers looking to eliminate exchange fees on purchases abroad will soon have to find another provider after Travelex confirmed its Supercard program is to shut down. The company has written to customers explaining that the service, which […]

Bitcoin flies past $2,300 for the first time as scaling agreement is reached

Published on SAI. It seems as though nothing can stop bitcoin from going higher. The cryptocurrency is up 3.5%, or $80, at $2,339 a coin. It’s gained in 26 of the past 29 sessions and has doubled in value over […]

Garmin’s new 360-degree camera is waterproof and records 3D audio

Published on The Verge – All Posts. Garmin is expanding its action camera lineup into the world of 360-degree video. Today the company announced the VIRB 360, a waterproof spherical camera packed with bleeding edge specs. The new camera offers […]

The Nokia 3310 is now available to buy in the UK for £49.99

Published on Neowin. If you’re looking to get in on some nostalgic action with the updated Nokia 3310, it is now available to purchase in the UK for £49.99 at Carphone Warehouse and Vodafone brick and mortar stores. Read more…

Jon Stewart isn’t doing an animated HBO show anymore

Published on The Verge – All Posts. Last year, it was reported that Jon Stewart was developing a shortform animation series for HBO, as part of a four-year deal he signed with the network after leaving The Daily Show. Now, […]

One of the greatest chess players of all time, Garry Kasparov, talks about artificial intelligence and the interplay between machine learning and humans

Published on SAI. Garry Kasparov, one of the greatest chess players of all time, is famous for his pair of faceoffs against the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue. Kasparov won the first match against the computer, 4-2, in 1996, but lost […]

Attack by subtitles: Media player exploit grants hackers access to your system

Published on The Next Web. Better watch out where you download your subtitles from: It turns out attackers can infect subtitles with malicious code to exploit vulnerabilities in popular media players and take control of your device Researchers from security firm Check […]

Apple targets community college students with new a Swift coding course

Published on TechCrunch.  Apple’s found a fair bit of success with Swift Playgrounds since launching it last year at WWDC. According to the company, the educational program has enlisted some one million users into its ranks. And while the dead […]

The Morning After: Wednesday, May 24th 2017

Published on Engadget. Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Microsoft stripped the numbers from its new Surface Pro hybrid, and we talk the future of fashion, as well as why the perfect prosthetic hand is still many years way. Meanwhile, […]

Hackers Trick Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Recognition Using a Printed Photo and a Contact Lens

Published on MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – All Stories. German hackers have successfully broken the iris recognition authentication in the Samsung Galaxy S8 using equipment that costs less than the price of the smartphone, according to ArsTechnica. Hackers with […]

Naspers pours $5M into Coins, a fintech startup for Southeast Asia’s unbanked population

Published on TechCrunch.  Prolific investment firm Naspers is making a push into bitcoin and financial services after it backed Philippines-based startup Coins.ph to the tune of $5 million. Coins is focused on offering financial services for the unbanked in the […]

PayPal adds Android Pay support with latest update

Published on Neowin. PayPal has added Android Pay support with its latest app update. Once you have connected PayPal in the app, you can use it to draw from your balance or connected bank account at NFC terminals. Read more…

No, ExtraTorrent Has Not Been Resurrected

Published on TorrentFreak. Last week the torrent community entered a state of shock when another major torrent site closed its doors. Having served torrents to the masses for over a decade, ExtraTorrent decided to throw in the towel, without providing […]

How Europe’s biggest economy is uniting its tech hubs to dethrone Silicon Valley

Published on The Next Web. Silicon Valley is by far the most successful tech hub on the planet. However, European and Asian cities have started gaining on the startup mecca — so much so, that you could even say Europe […]

PayPal sues Pandora over confusingly similar logos

Published on Engadget. Back in October, Pandora donned a new look and launched a new logo that looked very familiar to anyone who's ever used PayPal before. Now the online payment system is taking Pandora to court, accusing it of […]

The new Nokia 3310 goes on sale today

Published on SAI. The long wait is finally over. The new Nokia 3310 is finally going on sale on Wednesday. It’s a revamped version of the iconic Nokia “dumbphone” that launched in 2000 and became a classic, beloved by students […]

Tech Hunters: the unstoppable, unbreakable Nokia 3310

Published on Engadget. Modern day smartphones may shudder at the mere thought of being dropped but for the Nokia 3310, it was just another day at the office. First released at the turn of the millennium, the impenetrable candy bar […]

Here’s everything Google is rumoured to be launching in 2017 (GOOG)

Published on SAI. For years, Google was happy to be a software company. It built the apps and services by other companies on their devices, and it the model worked well for Google. Its search engine is overwhelmingly the most […]

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