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Archivos mensuales:noviembre 2017

Twitter Lite with lower data usage becomes available in 24 new countries

 Twitter is rolling out its “Lite” version, after a successful trial in the Philippines. The Android app will become available in two dozen countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. Not too different from Facebook Lite, Twitter has also built a version of its app that’s optimized for developing countries. Twitter Lite minimizes data usage,… Read More


Source: TechCrunch

5 ways to make your Amazon Fire tablet better – CNET

So you grabbed one of Amazon’s super-cheap tablets. Here’s how to make the most of it.
Source: CNET

Get lit: How to decorate your vehicle with Christmas lights – CNET

Jazz up your car or truck with some festive holiday lights for parades or tailgate parties.
Source: CNET

Apple just patented a foldable phone video – CNET

Apple fixes the root security bug, the company could be working on a foldable iPhone and the iMac could be getting gesture control.
Source: CNET

Amazon's Jeff Bezos claims chicken-wing eating crown – CNET

Commentary: Jeff Bezos himself tweets with pride, after the company’s AWS re:Invent conference throws up a real winner.
Source: CNET

Lyft gained from Uber’s scandals, sees revenue triple

 Lyft appears to have benefited from Uber’s tough year. The U.S. rival has seen its revenue growth more than triple, according to a report from The Information.  The media outlet viewed financial reports, which showed Lyft brought in $483 million in revenue in the first half of 2017, compared to about $150 million in the same time frame last year. Read More


Source: TechCrunch

Episode 1 rolls out new $81m seed-to-Series A fund, despite Brexit headwinds

 Episode 1 has been a stalwart of the early stage funding scene in London for the last few years, investing in successful startups like Carwow, Triptease and AimBrain. It’s now closed its second UK “seed-to-Series A” fund which generally aims to lead rounds of £500k to £2m. The fund is a £60m ($81m) Enterprise Capital Fund (ECF), raised with the support of the British… Read More


Source: TechCrunch

There’s an implosion of early-stage VC funding, and no one’s talking about it

 Amid record amounts of capital raised by VCs worldwide, and a sharp rise in the number of private “unicorns,” there has been a quiet, barely noticed implosion in early-stage VC activity worldwide. This is now a three-year trend, so cannot be “blamed” on macro or short-term factors. More worryingly, it comes at a time of unprecedented stock market valuations worldwide. Read More


Source: TechCrunch

LA Auto Show: The five best SUV debuts of 2017 – Roadshow

The 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show has been a veritable SUV-splosion. Here are our five favorite debuts.
Source: CNET

Rise of the toy battle bots – CNET

Battle robots for consumers are more powerful than ever. Chinese company GJS Robot is trying to make competitive FPS and FPV battle robots mainstream.
Source: CNET