Published: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:30:59 -0400
Last Build Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:30:59 -0400
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:30:06 -0400(image)
(image) Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
Google Maps for iOS update brings option to order food from delivery services directly from the app — Google today is rolling out an update to Google Maps on iOS that bumps the app to version 4.24 and brings a few useful new features for users. Now, users can more quickly order food …
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 02:25:05 -0400(image)
(image) Sarah Kessler / Fast Company:
Profile of “Silicon Valley's favorite political fixer” Bradley Tusk, who helped Uber overcome regulatory hurdles in major cities across the US — Tusk has been called the “Uber lobbyist” and “Silicon Valley's favorite political fixer.” Does he want something more? — 5 images
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 02:00:19 -0400(image)
(image) Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Alexis Ohanian, Garry Tan, and Harj Taggar's VC firm Initialized Capital raises $115M for its third fund for early stage startups — Initialized Capital, an early stage venture capital firm started by former Y Combinator partners Alexis Ohanian, Harj Taggar, and Garry Tan, has raised $115 million for its third fund.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:20:04 -0400(image)
(image) Roger Fingas / AppleInsider:
Apple Pay now available in Japan; iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 equipped with Sony's FeliCa-ready chips will support Suica, QUICPay, and iD — In tandem with Monday's iOS and watchOS updates, Apple has activated Apple Pay in Japan, potentially one of the platform's most important markets.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:00:23 -0400(image)
(image) Jason D. Rowley / Mattermark:
Google acquires Eyefluence, an eye-tracking tech firm for AR and VR — tl;dr: Google has acquired Eyefluence, which has developed a suite of eyeball-sensing technologies for AR and VR, for an undisclosed sum. — Today, Eyefluence quietly announced on its website that it has been acquired by Google.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:40:07 -0400(image)
(image) Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Twitter to report 2016 Q3 results pre-market instead of post-market on Thursday October 27 at 4am Pacific Time — A lot of the industry watchers that follow Twitter are out here on the West Coast, where the company is based. And for good reason! The Twitter diaspora exists in a large force …
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:35:18 -0400(image)
(image) Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Sources: Twitter may cut 8% of workforce, or 300 people, as soon as this week — Twitter Inc. is planning widespread job cuts, to be announced as soon as this week, according to people familiar with the matter. — The company may cut around 8 percent of the workforce, or about 300 people …
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:55:04 -0400(image)
Google Pixel XL teardown reveals little HTC branding, a 6/10 repairability score due to fragile screen, but most components are modular and easy to replace — Tools Featured in this Teardown — Introduction — Today marks our first ever teardown of a phone designed entirely by Google: the Pixel XL.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:25:19 -0400
(image) Hooyeon Kim / Bloomberg:
Amid Note7 fiasco, hundreds file class action lawsuits against Samsung, and new Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee faces pushback from investment groups — Proxy advisor speaks out against Jay Y. Lee joining the board — Hundreds file class-action lawsuit demanding compensation
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:10:05 -0400(image)
(image) Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
InContext raises $15.2M from Intel Capital, others, to expand its VR products for retail and manufacturing, and look beyond web-based VR solutions — Chicago startup InContext Solutions has raised $15.2 million from Intel Capital and others to create virtual reality solutions for retailers and manufacturers.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:25:04 -0400(image)
Alibaba's Jack Ma urges China to use big data to combat crime in speech televised to 1.5M legal and domestic security officials — Speech was televised to about 1.5 million officials nationwide — Make full use of big data to solve cases, security czar says
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:20:06 -0400(image)
(image) Chris O'Brien / VentureBeat:
Intel Capital leads $15 million round for Chronocam to develop visual sensors for cars, drones, and robots — Chronocam, a maker of advanced vision sensors, announced today it has raised $15 million in venture capital in a round led by Intel Capital. — The announcement came as part of the Intel Capital Global Summit in San Diego.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:15:18 -0400(image)
(image) Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Uber to deliver up to 5 free flu shots and a free care pack to users in 17 cities on October 25; last year the flu care package cost $10 — Last year, Uber launched UberHEALTH to deliver on-demand wellness pack and optional flu shots. For 2016, it's doing it again, with Uber for Health …
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:10:04 -0400(image)
(image) Blaise Zerega / VentureBeat:
Paxata gets $33.5M Series D led by Intel Capital for machine learning for information management, with Microsoft Ventures, In-Q- Tel, Accel, more participating — Paxata today announced it has raised $33.5 million to bolster the machine learning and semantic analysis foundations of its enterprise information platform.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:40:18 -0400(image)
(image) Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
Court filings: Magic Leap countersues two ex-VPs over IP who sued for wrongful termination; SF offices appear in disarray relative to Florida operations — Multi-billion dollar startup Magic Leap, which is building a cutting-edge augmented reality headset, is currently in a legal battle …