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Marissa Meyer to resign from Yahoo’s board of directors

Marissa Mayer has been virtually synonymous with Yahoo ever since she took the helm, but things are about to get a bit muddier now that the Verizon's acquisition is near closing. Yahoo has announced that Mayer, co-founder David Filo and four... Continue Reading →

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CyberPowerPC intros VR-ready PC for $499, or $1,100 with Oculus Rift

CyberPowerPC has introduced a new entry-level virtual reality-ready pre-built PC with AMD’s Radeon RX 470 on board for $499 at Best Buy and Amazon. That’s a new low for an off-the-shelf VR-capable configuration, and it’s also available as a bundle... Continue Reading →

Why Trello, a Simple To-Do App, Is Worth $425 Million

Atlassian is best known building software that helps coders build other software, including its own product management app, Jira. But it’s Trello that tends to inspire the sort of devotion usually reserved for consumer-oriented apps like Instagram and Pinterest. It’s... Continue Reading →

Blitab is a Braille device for visually impaired people

Meet Blitab, an Android tablet combined with a smart Braille surface. It’s one of the most affordable Braille devices out there and could change the way visually impaired people use computing devices. The company is participating in TechCrunch’s Hardware Battlefield... Continue Reading →

Trigger tells you when Trump tweets about your stocks

Very few people can move financial markets with their tweets, but like it or not, President-elect Donald Trump is one of them. And while you can’t do anything to prevent the madness, you can keep up with it using a... Continue Reading →

Feds’ Damning Report on Russian Election Hack Won’t Convince Skeptics

Office of the Director of National Intelligence finally released a declassified report on Russia’s role in influencing the US election. And though it offers the most detailed official analysis yet of Russia’s operations, critics in the cybersecurity community say it... Continue Reading →

As connected hardware matures, investors pour more funding into fewer companies

The connected hardware space has undoubtedly gone through a renaissance over the last four years, with VCs nearly tripling their funding between 2012 and 2016. We gleaned some new data from Pitchbook around venture funding in IoT to get a... Continue Reading →

Nvidia and Mercedes-Benz will bring an AI-powered car to market next year

https://www.youtube.com/embed/fmVWLr0X1Sk Just when you thought CES 2017 was done with car news, Mercedes-Benz and Nvidia come to the rescue. The car maker and chip powerhouse have announced plans to bring a Nvidia AI-powered car to the market next year.“When our... Continue Reading →

GoPro CEO: Karma returning as the ‘ultimate GoPro’

2016 was a tough year for GoPro. I spoke with the company's founder and CEO, Nick Woodman, about the challenges surrounding that Karma recall, how the company hopes to come back from that, and future plans for 2017. Woodman wasn't... Continue Reading →

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