Category: News

Tim Berners-Lee

Tim Berners-Lee: Inventor of the Web Launches Campaign Against Online Threats

Tim Berners-Lee, better known as the inventor of the World Wide Web, has revealed a global mission to protect the internet from threats such as fake news, political manipulation, and other forms of abuse, as reported by The Guardian. On...

/ November 6, 2018 / 1 Comment

Foxconn Partnership With UW Madison Has Students Worried

Earlier this year, in August, University of Wisconsin-Madison (UWM) chancellor Rebecca Blank announced a partnership with Foxconn chairman Terry Gou in what would be the “largest industry research partnership” in the history of the university, as reported by The Verge....

/ November 6, 2018 / 1 Comment

Bumble vs Tinder: Dating App May Be Dropping Its Lawsuit Against Match Group

Back in March, popular dating app Bumble filed a $400 million dollar lawsuit against Match Group, owners of the competing app, Tinder. Match tried to buy the competition last year – a move which the latter claims had messed with...

/ November 5, 2018 / 0 Comments
Tarform Electric Motorcyle

Tech Startup Tarform Introduces Electric Motorcyles To U.S. Market

Despite the rise in e-transportation products, e-motorcycles are failing to meet the standards of scooters and even smart cars. However, knowing this, Tarform, a new Brooklyn-based standup just revealed their new electronic motorcycle. The group revealed two prototype models at...

/ November 4, 2018 / 0 Comments
Google Walkout

Google Employees Across The Country Walk Out: Demand Better Handling Of Sexual Misconduct

Last week, we reported on Google paying off Andy Rubin, the “father of Android” after sexual misconduct allegations. This story was broken by The New York Times. It revealed that the company had given the former employee a $90 million...

/ November 2, 2018 / 0 Comments
Macbook Air

Apple Reveals New MacBook Air and iPad Pro During New Showcase

In a showcase on October 30th, Apple revealed their newest line of products. Taking place in Brooklyn, New York, the company showcased latest MacBook Air, Mac mini, and new iPad Pros. New Macbook Air, Image from MobileSyrup To start, the...

/ November 2, 2018 / 0 Comments
Google Red Hat

IBM Will Acquire Red Hat Software Company For $34 Billion

Yesterday, IBM Corp announced its acquisition of Red Hat Inc for $34 billion, as reported by Reuters. This pricing includes any debt the company may have. The goal with this purchase is to expand into new hardware, alongside its consulting...

/ November 2, 2018 / 1 Comment
Snap Augmented Reality

Snap Is Targeting Desktop With Its Augmented Reality Lenses

While Snapchat seems to be losing the social media race to Instagram, it’s actually working on some innovations to stay positive in the eyes of users. The company just introduced Snap Camera – a standalone application that presents the face...

/ November 2, 2018 / 0 Comments
Google Smart City

Privacy Expert Leaves Google’s Smart City Development

Smart cities are still a ways off. However, for them to work as best they can, we need them to be built and tested. Alphabet (parent company of Google, Nest, etc.) is aware of this, and uses its smart city...

/ October 30, 2018 / 0 Comments
Monster Squad Games

Torchlight Devs Establish New Co-op Focused Studio: Monster Squad Games

Runic Games, developers of the popular Torchlight series and adventure game, Hob, were shut down last year. Despite Runic’s successes, publisher Perfect World revealed it was moving towards a “Games-As-a-Service” model: “Perfect World Entertainment recently closed the Seattle office of...

/ October 30, 2018 / 2 Comments