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Archivos mensuales:julio 2017

The 10 Most-Read WIRED Stories in July

Source: Wired

New border wall bill draws on Palmer Luckey’s new defense company

 After being ousted from the VR empire he built, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey is wasting no time on his next project: building the wall. As CNN reports, Luckey’s newfound interest in defense is evident in the Secure Miles with All Resources and Technology (SMART) Act, proposed by Texas Representative Will Hurd. Hurd partnered with other Republican representatives from border states… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Reddit's value hits $1.8B, plans redesign to be more appealing – CNET

The CEO for “the front page of the internet” says its $200 million in funding is company’s largest ever as it is also hiring more workers.
Source: CNET

A look back in IPO: Google, the profit machine

 We’re taking a look at the IPOs of tech’s biggest players. Next up is Google, which went public in 2004. At the time, the firm frankly told investors that it was “not a conventional company,” and it did “not intend to become one.” For Google, the unconventional attitude worked. But before its IPO more than 10 years ago, the company’s future was… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Facebook buys Ozlo to boost its conversational AI efforts

 Facebook has gone ahead and purchased Charles Jolley’s conversational AI startup Ozlo. Jolley, formerly Head of Platform for Android at Facebook, will not be returning to the company. The Ozlo team is expected to join Facebook to work on natural language processing challenges. Ozlo launched with a consumer facing app back in October 2016. Jolley told me at the time that the… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

NASA puts $14M in funding towards soft robots, flash lidar and other research projects

 NASA has announced the latest beneficiaries of its Small Business Technology Transfer program, which solicits and funds small-scale research projects outside the agency but relevant to its interests. 19 projects in a variety of fields are being awarded a total of $14.3 million. Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Logitech PowerPlay review

Wireless mice are great, but gamers are always worried the battery will run dry at the wrong time. Could a charging mat fix the problem? Find out in our Logitech PowerPlay review.

The post Logitech PowerPlay review appeared first on Digital Trends.

Source: Digital trends

Several departures at venture firm Kleiner Perkins

 Noted venture firm Kleiner Perkins is getting a little leaner. General partner Mike Abbott announced Monday that he’s leaving the team for an undetermined startup role. Separately, its early stage “Edge” team is folding. The instances are unrelated, I am told. Abbott, who joined KPCB in 2011 from Twitter, wrote in a post, “my desire to discover and invest in the next… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Hackers breach HBO's firewall video – CNET

HBO confirms that hackers have stolen 1.5 terabytes of data from HBO servers, including a script for “Game of Thrones” and multiple episodes of future HBO programming.
Source: CNET

Daydream update starts arriving on Galaxy S8 and S8+ phones

 Google’s brand of VR is, at last, beginning to arrive on Samsung devices.
Reports emerged last week that certain Verizon Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices were getting the Daydream update, but today Google confirmed the rollout.

The Daydream-ready update is rolling out now to @SamsungMobile Galaxy S8 and S8+. Explore new worlds with #Daydream. https://t.co/KaRNJEcURi… Read More

Source: TechCrunch