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Another ‘Game of Thrones' episode leaked early via a partner

ANOTHER ‘GAME OF THRONES' EPISODE LEAKED EARLY VIA A PARTNER

HBO's international partners and affiliates should be extra careful going forward: For the second time in a little over two weeks,...

Messaging app Line adds livestreaming for group chats

MESSAGING APP LINE ADDS LIVESTREAMING FOR GROUP CHATS

In the latest update to its messaging app, Line has added a livestreaming feature, called Chat Live, which can be used in group or...

 
 
 
Microsoft's autonomous gliders seek out thermal updrafts to stay aloft

MICROSOFT'S AUTONOMOUS GLIDERS SEEK OUT THERMAL UPDRAFTS TO STAY ALOFT

Microsoft wants to build autonomous tech for aircraft that require little to no power to fly. It just completed tests in the Nevada...

Apple said to be spending $1 billion on original content in 2018

APPLE SAID TO BE SPENDING $1 BILLION ON ORIGINAL CONTENT IN 2018

Apple's ambitions around creating original content seem set to grow: The Wall Street Journal reports that it has a budget of around...

 
 
 
SpaceX's Dragon capsule successfully attached to ISS

SPACEX'S DRAGON CAPSULE SUCCESSFULLY ATTACHED TO ISS

SpaceX's latest International Space Station Resupply mission has completed its latest step, with the Dragon capsule launched on Monday...

Babbel teams up with Cambridge English to launch new language test

BABBEL TEAMS UP WITH CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH TO LAUNCH NEW LANGUAGE TEST

The Berlin-based language learning service Babbel today announced that it has teamed up with Cambridge English, one the world's leading...

 
 
 
Social virtual reality startup AltspaceVR may not be dead after all

SOCIAL VIRTUAL REALITY STARTUP ALTSPACEVR MAY NOT BE DEAD AFTER ALL

What is dead in VR may never die, perhaps? Social VR startup AltspaceVR may not be shutting down after all. The company, which raised...

Uber's head of developer product leaves citing Kalanick's ouster

UBER'S HEAD OF DEVELOPER PRODUCT LEAVES CITING KALANICK'S OUSTER

Without the heavyweight backing for the platform from former CEO Travis Kalanick, Uber's head of developer product Chris Saad is leaving...

 
 
 
Privacy advocates advise Supreme Court to protect phone location data under the 4th Amendment

PRIVACY ADVOCATES ADVISE SUPREME COURT TO PROTECT PHONE LOCATION DATA UNDER THE 4TH AMENDMENT

Among the Supreme Court's many upcoming cases is Carpenter v. United States, which will settle the question of whether your location...

TechCrunch launches ‘Original Content,' a podcast about streaming TV, movies and more

TECHCRUNCH LAUNCHES ‘ORIGINAL CONTENT,' A PODCAST ABOUT STREAMING TV, MOVIES AND MORE

Each week, TechCrunch's Anthony Ha and Darrell Etherington talk about what's new in original streaming shows, movies, comics and

 
 
 
Huddle is a mental health app that aims to be a safe space to share with peers

HUDDLE IS A MENTAL HEALTH APP THAT AIMS TO BE A SAFE SPACE TO SHARE WITH PEERS

Dan Blackman's father was a well-known man in the community of his small Pennsylvania town. He was a lawyer, ran a good business and...

Amazon debuts ‘Instant Pickup Points' in the U.S. for pickups in minutes

AMAZON DEBUTS ‘INSTANT PICKUP POINTS' IN THE U.S. FOR PICKUPS IN MINUTES

Amazon's latest physical retail foray is called “Instant Pickup,” and it works as the name implies: Amazon shoppers can pick up orders...

 
 
 
DreamHost is fighting DoJ request for 1.3M IP addresses of visitors to anti-Trump protest site

DREAMHOST IS FIGHTING DOJ REQUEST FOR 1.3M IP ADDRESSES OF VISITORS TO ANTI-TRUMP PROTEST SITE

Web hosting service DreamHost is fighting a Department of Justice demand to scoop up all the IP addresses of visitors to an anti-Trump...

Battle lives

BATTLE LIVES

Last year Blizzard made what I felt was a huge mistake in scrapping the Battle.net brand, which gamers have associated with properties...

 
 
 
Intel CEO quits Trump's manufacturing council, calls out the “hate-spawned violence in Charlottesville”

INTEL CEO QUITS TRUMP'S MANUFACTURING COUNCIL, CALLS OUT THE “HATE-SPAWNED VIOLENCE IN CHARLOTTESVILLE”

Intel's CEO is the latest executive to leave one of Trump's advisory councils in the wake of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville,...

Sling TV founding CEO Robert Lynch is Pandora's new president and CEO

SLING TV FOUNDING CEO ROBERT LYNCH IS PANDORA'S NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO

Pandora announced today it has appointed Robert Lynch as its new president and CEO. Lynch was the founding CEO of Dish's Sling TV,...

 
 
 
Discord shuts down alt-right server and accounts for TOS violations

DISCORD SHUTS DOWN ALT-RIGHT SERVER AND ACCOUNTS FOR TOS VIOLATIONS

Popular voice chat platform Discord has shut down several servers and accounts associated with the alt-right for violations of the...

Security researcher Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty, returns to Twitter

SECURITY RESEARCHER MARCUS HUTCHINS PLEADS NOT GUILTY, RETURNS TO TWITTER

After being nabbed by the FBI while leaving DefCon, the security researcher who singlehandedly neutralized the WannaCry malware attack...

 
 
 
Watch SpaceX's CRS-12 Dragon resupply rocket launch live right here

WATCH SPACEX'S CRS-12 DRAGON RESUPPLY ROCKET LAUNCH LIVE RIGHT HERE

SpaceX is launching a Dragon spacecraft using a Falcon 9 rocket on Monday, with a launch window set for 12:31 PM EDT . The mission...

Rovio, the maker of Angry Birds, is reportedly planning an IPO

ROVIO, THE MAKER OF ANGRY BIRDS, IS REPORTEDLY PLANNING AN IPO

Rovio, the Finnish company behind Angry Birds, is planning to go public “as early as next month,” Bloomberg reports. Citing sources,...