Fewer deals and smaller checks: Startups suffered in Q1 as first-time financing fell 31%

While it’s never easy for entrepreneurs to convince venture capitalists to invest in their new companies, it was especially difficult during the first quarter of this year. Fewer startups received first-time funding, and those that were fortunate to do so saw smaller checks. For the first three months of 2016, initial funding deals declined More...

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By admin On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Foodida crowdsources fast-food delivery for the times when you crave it

When you’re in need of faster fast food, Foodida wants to be there for you. The company is creating an on-demand community that can deliver food when you order it. Or you can go to a fast-food place on your More...

By admin On Saturday, April 9th, 2016

The Ocean Rift in virtual reality is like relaxing in an IMAX theater

With the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, I feel like I’ve got an IMAX theater in my home. And the most relaxing VR experience I’ve seen so far is Ocean Rift. With Ocean Rift, you are immersed More...

By admin On Thursday, April 7th, 2016

White House reportedly won’t back encryption bill arising from iPhone case

(Reuters) – The White House is declining to offer public support for draft legislation that would empower judges to require technology companies such as Apple Inc to help law enforcement crack encrypted More...

By admin On Monday, April 4th, 2016

3 steps needed to bridge the gap between advanced machine learning and real-world marketing

SPONSORED: This sponsored post is produced by Boomtrain. Whether we realize it or not, machine learning is already a part of our everyday lives. Think about a simple Google search, a quick query to Apple’s More...

By admin On Friday, April 1st, 2016

How Treyarch and MLG got Call of Duty: Black Ops III’s live-event viewer working in 3 weeks

Starting today, publisher Activision is kicking off the finals for the first stage of its Call of Duty World League competition, and the company has a new feature for Call of Duty: Black Ops III on PlayStation More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

U.S. agrees with Apple’s request to delay New York encryption case

(Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice will disclose over the next two weeks whether it will continue with its bid to compel Apple Inc to help access an iPhone in a Brooklyn drug case, according to a More...

By admin On Sunday, March 27th, 2016

The next big thing in phones may not be a phone

FRANKFURT (By Eric Auchard, Reuters) – Nearly a decade after the iPhone broke the mould for mobile phones the question being asked is whether the evolution of the smartphone has finally come to an end, as More...

By admin On Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Bethesda teams YouTube stars with sports athletes in Day of Doom tournament

Bethesda Softworks is drumming up excitement about its May 13 release of Doom through a first-of-its-kind tournament. It will pit professional sports athletes and YouTube stars against each other in a multiplayer More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

PlayStation VR’s $400 cameraless package goes up for preorder next week

If you already own PlayStation Move controllers and the PlayStation 4 camera, Sony is still giving you an option to preorder its upcoming virtual reality headset. On March 29 at 7 a.m. Pacific time, preorders More...