June 5, 2018

MyHeritage breach leaks millions of account details 

Over 92 million account details from genealogy and DNA testing service MyHeritage were found on a private server, according to a release made by the company on Monday. According to the release, the breach occurred on October 26th, 2017, and the data discovered includes users who signed up for the service on or before that […]
June 1, 2018

A top VC is teaming up with the co-founder of Coinbase to launch an investment fund that’s all about cryptocurrency

Sequoia Capital Sequoia partner Matt Huang is leaving the venture capital firm in June to launch a new fund focused on cryptocurrency. Fred Ehrsam, co-founder of the $1.6 billion cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, is co-launching the fund. Sequoia partner Matt Huang is teaming up with Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam to launch a brand new fund, focused entirely on […]
May 30, 2018

Streem and Porch put AR to work on your next home improvement project

Home improvement projects can quickly become overwhelming. Streem‘s augmented reality-enhanced video communications platform now connects customers directly to Porch‘s network of home service professionals nationwide. The goal is greater convenience and efficiency for both homeowners and service providers. In the last 12 months, Porch’s more than 250,000 professional members completed more than 2 million home improvement […]
May 24, 2018

Researchers develop self-driving boats that can double as bridges

Thanks to 3D printing, the fabrication of prosthetic arms, lightweight EV parts and even space travel have benefited from lower costs of production. Eager to build on that is a team of researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). They’ve built a fleet of self-driving boats that could provide a tantalizing glimpse […]
May 23, 2018

The new AirTV wirelessly beams broadcast channels to your streaming device

It was only a few weeks ago that we reviewed the AirTV Player, which aimed to integrate the features you would normally find in a streaming box like the Roku, Apple TV, or Amazon Fire TV with the ability to pull in over-the-air (OTA) broadcast channels. That turned out to be a problem, as it […]