by admin on October 1st, 2016

In the continuing saga of Apple vs. VirnetX, Reuters reports that a federal jury in the Eastern District of Texas has ruled in favor of VirnetX, ordering Apple to pay $302.4 million in damages. This particular case has been going on since 2010, and i…

by admin on September 30th, 2016

Shortly before General Motors scooped up the pieces of failed Uber competitor Sidecar back in January, they invested $500 million in Lyft for a partnership to create a self-driving vehicle network. In August, news broke that the car giant made an off…

by admin on September 30th, 2016

Yahoo is the latest tech company to open source its computer vision code. The beleaguered outfit's application for it? Filtering porn. Yahoo hopes that its convolutional neural net (CNN) will empower others to better guard innocent eyes, but admits t…

by admin on September 30th, 2016

Google's Tilt Brush debuted in September 2014 as a virtual reality painting experience — immersion with the creative simplicity of MS Paint, as The Verge put it. They've added more in-game tools and hosted the odd art exhibit in the two-year interim…

by admin on September 30th, 2016

Yes, like some of you out there, I too am pretty excited about the news that The Tick is coming back. Between that and Space Ghost streaming for free, I'm getting a pretty heady dose of early 90's TV nostalgia. Can we just bring back all of Liquid…

by admin on September 30th, 2016

Google has been all about change for its suite of productivity apps this week, and now we're seeing what happens when some of the disparate services combine. On Android, Maps and Calendar are joining forces to give a quick visual reference for where…

by admin on September 30th, 2016

While Amazon-linked Prime features are the big news out of TwitchCon, the livestreaming service is bringing some long-promised new features to users. Starting today, users can upload videos directly to Twitch. That means streamers can apply their vid…

by admin on September 30th, 2016

BMW's outline to reinvent itself as an automaker of the future has a new wrinkle to it. The company plans to sell electric versions of the X3 SUV as well as an EV Mini, according to Reuters. There isn't a timeline for the former, but the latter is ex…

by admin on September 30th, 2016

Green Lord Motors, better known as GLM, has been called the Tesla of Japan on more than one occasion. Founded in 2010, GLM has quietly been producing its own electric vehicle platform paired with a third-party body much in the same way Tesla launched…

by admin on September 30th, 2016

Today at Twitch Con 2016 in San Diego, Amazon and the world's biggest livestreaming platform announced a new perk of their deepening relationship. It's called Twitch Prime and starting today Amazon Prime members get ad-free viewing on Twitch, plus ex…