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Instagram's IGTV is a new Stories-like home for vertical long-form videos

INSTAGRAM'S IGTV IS A NEW STORIES-LIKE HOME FOR VERTICAL LONG-FORM VIDEOS

After Facebook Watch, Instagram is launching its own video portal, but it looks nothing like the usual online video viewer. Instead,...

The Nasdaq hits an all-time high

THE NASDAQ HITS AN ALL-TIME HIGH

The Nasdaq closed at a record high Wednesday as multiple tech stocks rose to fresh peaks, managing to shake off mounting trade tensions...

 
 
 
Instagram launches IGTV, a standalone app for longform video

INSTAGRAM LAUNCHES IGTV, A STANDALONE APP FOR LONGFORM VIDEO

Facebook today announced the launch of IGTV, a standalone video app for Instagram users. IGTV content will also be available in the...

Instagram Launches New 'IGTV' Video Hub for Longer-Form Content

INSTAGRAM LAUNCHES NEW 'IGTV' VIDEO HUB FOR LONGER-FORM CONTENT

Instagram today announced the launch of IGTV , a new video streaming service that's designed to compete with YouTube. The news was...

 
 
 
When Is IGTV Available? It'll Be On Your Phone Sooner Than You Think

WHEN IS IGTV AVAILABLE? IT'LL BE ON YOUR PHONE SOONER THAN YOU THINK

Two years after the launch of Instagram Stories, the social media app is releasing another game-changing feature that will alter how...

The SEC has received nearly 200 pages of complaints about Coinbase, the $1.6 billion cryptocurrency trading platform

THE SEC HAS RECEIVED NEARLY 200 PAGES OF COMPLAINTS ABOUT COINBASE, THE $1.6 BILLION CRYPTOCURRENCY TRADING PLATFORM

Coinbase users allege that the company has stolen funds and not responded to their complaints, according to complaints filed with the...

 
 
 
Facebook To Roll Out Videos That Will Autoplay In Your Messenger App, Making Social Media Even More Annoying

FACEBOOK TO ROLL OUT VIDEOS THAT WILL AUTOPLAY IN YOUR MESSENGER APP, MAKING SOCIAL MEDIA EVEN MORE ANNOYING

According to a recent report from Quartz , Mark Zuckerberg's social media titan Facebook is planning to roll out even more intrusive...

21st Century Fox spikes after Disney raises its bid

21ST CENTURY FOX SPIKES AFTER DISNEY RAISES ITS BID

21st Century Fox is spiking after Disney raised its bid to $71.3 billion. Disney and Comcast have been in a bidding war over 21st Century...

 
 
 
Hired raises $30 million to power its recruitment marketplace with data and machine learning

HIRED RAISES $30 MILLION TO POWER ITS RECRUITMENT MARKETPLACE WITH DATA AND MACHINE LEARNING

Hired, a recruitment marketplace that connects companies with technology talent, has announced a $30 million series D round of funding...

Eye Smartcase Adds Android 8.1 Oreo To Apple's iPhone

EYE SMARTCASE ADDS ANDROID 8.1 OREO TO APPLE'S IPHONE

An Indiegogo campaign for a prototype iPhone case called the Eye Smartcase, which allows users to effectively dual-boot Android 8.1...

 
 
 
Calm raises $27 million at $250 million valuation to grow its meditation app globally

CALM RAISES $27 MILLION AT $250 MILLION VALUATION TO GROW ITS MEDITATION APP GLOBALLY

Meditation startup Calm has raised $27 million in a series A round of funding led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from...

Blinkist raises $18.8 million to grow its abridged ebook subscription service

BLINKIST RAISES $18.8 MILLION TO GROW ITS ABRIDGED EBOOK SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE

Blinkist, a German startup that creates abridged versions of popular nonfiction books, has raised $18.8 million in a series C round...

 
 
 
IT'S A BIDDING WAR: Disney boosts its offer for 21st Century Fox assets to $71. 3 billion

IT'S A BIDDING WAR: DISNEY BOOSTS ITS OFFER FOR 21ST CENTURY FOX ASSETS TO $71. 3 BILLION

Disney has raised its offer for 21st Century Fox assets to $38 a share, or a total of $71.3 billion in cash and stock. Shares of 21st...

India's budget hotel network unicorn OYO expands into China

INDIA'S BUDGET HOTEL NETWORK UNICORN OYO EXPANDS INTO CHINA

The tech world sees plenty of Chinese companies move into India - including the likes of Alibaba and Xiaomi - but few expand the other...

 
 
 
Maryland's Immuta raises $20 million to expand its data governance platform in the wake of GDPR

MARYLAND'S IMMUTA RAISES $20 MILLION TO EXPAND ITS DATA GOVERNANCE PLATFORM IN THE WAKE OF GDPR

Data management software startup Immuta announced today the close of a $20 million round of venture capital financing led by DFJ Growth....

Is Seeking Asylum Legal? Trump's New "Zero Tolerance" Policy Is Making It Harder

IS SEEKING ASYLUM LEGAL? TRUMP'S NEW "ZERO TOLERANCE" POLICY IS MAKING IT HARDER

President Donald Trump's enforcement of his new "zero tolerance policy" along the southern U.S. border raises many questions, one of...

 
 
 
Rapper XXXTentacion is gone too soon at 20

RAPPER XXXTENTACION IS GONE TOO SOON AT 20

XXXTentacion was shot dead in front of a motorcycle store in Florida. Fellow rappers Kanye West and Diddy paid their respects to the...

Facebook Messenger is trialing autoplaying video ads

FACEBOOK MESSENGER IS TRIALING AUTOPLAYING VIDEO ADS

After seemingly running out of space for ads in its newsfeed, social-media giant Facebook is now in the process of trialling autoplaying...

 
 
 
WatchOS 5: How to set Siri voice volume

WATCHOS 5: HOW TO SET SIRI VOICE VOLUME

WatchOS 5 beta 2 released this morning , and with it comes some new additions. While we still don't have Raise to Speak for Siri yet,...

Slam Jam & Cav Empt Build a Video Installation at Spazio Maiocchi

SLAM JAM & CAV EMPT BUILD A VIDEO INSTALLATION AT SPAZIO MAIOCCHI

To celebrate Milan Fashion Week 2018 , fledgling social space Spazio Maiocchi recently launched three new projects by Cav Empt , Berlin-based...