• Snapchat debuts recording 'Spectacles,' changes company name

    NEW YORK (AP) — Social media app Snapchat is introducing video-recording glasses called Spectacles and is changing its company name to incorporate the new product.

    Associated Press
  • Snapchat introduces video-catching sunglasses

    Vanishing message service Snapchat announced Saturday it will launch a line of video-catching sunglasses, a spin on Glass eyewear abandoned by Google more than a year ago. The California-based company, which also announced it is changing its name to Snap Inc., said in an online post that its Spectacles

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  • Snapchat to offer camera-equipped sunglasses in first hardware push

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Snap Inc, the newly renamed parent company of messaging app Snapchat, plans to start selling camera-equipped sunglasses starting this fall, Chief Executive Evan Spiegel told the Wall Street Journal in an interview. The sunglasses, dubbed Spectacles, will be sold via limited distribution

    Reuters
  • Correction: Tangled Whales-Crabbing story

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story Sept. 23 about a bill to protect whales from fishing gear for Dungeness crab, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of an environmental group that backed the legislation. The group is the Center for Biological Diversity, not the Center for Environmental Diversity

    Associated Press
  • Swiss vote on new law to beef up intelligence services

    GENEVA (AP) — Swiss voters will be deciding on a new law aimed to strengthen the ability of intelligence services to counter rapidly-evolving threats posed by spies, criminal hackers and violent extremists.

    Associated Press
  • Snapchat cambia su nombre a Snap Inc. y lanza gafas

    NUEVA YORK (AP) — La red social Snapchat cambiará su nombre corporativo a Snap Inc. e introducirá unas gafas llamadas "Spectacles" capaces de grabar videos. La compañía dijo que cambiará su nombre porque ahora tiene más de un producto, pero precisó que la app continuará con el nombre Snapchat

    Associated Press
  • Warmer waters might prevent baby lobsters from surviving

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Baby lobsters might not be able to survive in the ocean's waters if the ocean continues to warm at the expected rate.

    Associated Press
  • Online services want your birthdate _ creating security risk

    Of all the personal information people tend to give out willy-nilly on the internet, birthdate is perhaps the most ubiquitous. It's not just Yahoo and Facebook seeking that information. Websites, newsletters, ...

    Associated Press
  • Connecticut becoming a hub for new bioscience companies

    Connecticut hasn't become the Silicon Valley of bioscience quite yet, but five years after lawmakers made a massive investment to support the development of that industry, there is a thriving hub in Farmington. ...

    Associated Press
  • Why does it make sense for Salesforce to buy Twitter

    San Francisco, Sep 24 (IANS) Amid the rumours that the micro-blogging site Twitter may be up for sale to Google and Cloud computing company Salesforce, a top executive from Salesforce has tweeted why it makes sense to buy Twitter. 1 personal learning network, 2 the best realtime, context rich news,

    IANS India Private Limited
  • Iran begins first web-based nationwide census

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV is saying the country has started its first web-based national general census.

    Associated Press
  • Samsung faces fresh wave of complaints over Galaxy Note 7 replacements

    A spokesperson said the problem is not related to the battery and the company is examining the issue Samsung’s problems with the Galaxy Note 7 continue to persist after complaints emerged from South Korea that the replacement devices have been overheating and batteries are losing power rapidly, this

    e27
  • ASUS ZenFone 3 (5.5-inch): Luxury redefined with super performance

    New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) While most smartphone makers -- especially those from China -- have flooded the Indian market with devices in the Rs 10,000-Rs 15,000 price range, Taiwan-based technology major ASUS believes there is still room in the country for luxury with superior performance and design.

    IANS India Private Limited
  • Apple iPhone 7 enters 30 more countries from Saturday

    New York, Sep 24 (IANS) After a stupendous response from 28 countries in the first phase beginning from September 16, Apple's iPhone 7 ans iPhone 7 Plus will now be available in additional 30 countries, starting from Saturday. Apple also launched its new "Apple Watch Series 2", "Apple

    IANS India Private Limited
  • Singapore robotics company GreyOrange is expanding into new verticals

    The company is also upgrading its flagship inventory management product, The Butler GreyOrange, one of the world’s leading robotic automation companies, is moving beyond serving e-commerce markets and towards verticals including medicine and automotives. The hardware startup has a 92 per cent market

    e27
  • Singapore HQ’d robotics company GreyOrange is expanding into new verticals

    The company is also upgrading its flagship inventory management product, The Butler GreyOrange, one of the world’s leading robotic automation companies, is moving beyond serving e-commerce markets and towards verticals including medicine and automotives. The hardware startup has a 92 per cent market

    e27
  • Indian airline says Samsung Note 2 emitted smoke in plane

    NEW DELHI (AP) — A Samsung Note 2 phone emitted smoke and sparks on a flight from Singapore to southern India, the airline said.

    Associated Press
  • LeEco rolls out high-spec packed LeEco Le Pro 3 at US$270

    Chinese smartphone vendors lean towards high-end specs and affordable prices in product push After plenty of speculations surrounding the Le Pro 3, LeEco officially rolled out its new flagship product in China yesterday. At the same event, LeEco claimed it has shipped over 17 million Le Phones as of

    e27
  • First test of driverless minibus in Paris Saturday

    The French capital's transport authority will on Saturday carry out its first test of a driverless minibus, in the hope that regular routes for the hi-tech vehicles will be up and running within two years. The electric-powered driverless EZ10 minibus, able to carry up to 12 passengers, has already

    AFP News
  • The Road Ahead for Autonomous Buses

    Sept. 23 -- Ryan Popple, Proterra's chief executive officer, discusses the evolving state of transportation, the outlook for autonomous buses and the possibility of an IPO. He speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West." David Kirkpatrick, Techonomy's chief executive

    Bloomberg Videos
  • Yahoo is sued for gross negligence over huge hacking

    Yahoo Inc was sued on Friday by a user who accused it of gross negligence over a massive 2014 hacking in which information was stolen from at least 500 million accounts. The lawsuit was filed in the federal court in San Jose, California, one day after Yahoo disclosed the hacking, unprecedented in size

    Reuters
  • Yahoo faces growing scrutiny over when it learned of data breach

    By Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Yahoo on Friday faced pointed questions about exactly when it knew about a cyber attack that exposed the email credentials of 500 million users, a critical issue for the company as it seeks to prevent the breach from affecting a pending takeover by Verizon Inc

    Reuters
  • AngelList CEO: Seed-Stage Startups Are Attractive Assets

    Sept. 23 -- Naval Ravikant, AngelList's chief executive officer, discusses seed-stage investing with Bloomberg's Lizette Chapman on "Bloomberg West."

    Bloomberg Videos
  • Is the Yahoo Hack a Threat to the Verizon Deal?

    Sept. 23 -- Shuman Ghosemajumder, Shape Security's chief technology officer, and David Kirkpatrick, Techonomy's chief executive officer and a Bloomberg contributor, discuss the potential impact of Yahoo's data breach on its deal with Verizon. They speak with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on

    Bloomberg Videos
  • Hands-on with the new Sony FDR-X3000 4K Action Cam

    Today, the Sony folks brought their ultra-compact 4K-shooting action camera – the FDR-X3000 – to showcase its capabilities and ease of use. The main draw of the FDR-X3000 is its 4K video recording ability within a familiar form factor. To aid its purpose, it comes with Balanced Optical SteadyShot (

    HardwareZone

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