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  • Former internet darling and $400 million dollar app, Yik Yak, is officially dead.

    01.05.2017

    The tech market is a hard playing field – sometimes even relatively big players fall hard on the ground. Yik Yak, the anonymous chat app which lets you communicate with people in a certain radius, is officially being shut down.

  • Amazon new AI Gadget - A Helper or a Spy?

    01.05.2017

    As Alexa is now installed into everything, Amazon is apparently happy to take it one step further. Think an AI with microphones always listening in your home is a bit scary? Let’s add a camera onto that. Out comes the Echo Look, a gadget that seems to be a refinement of the Echo to help you take selfies.

  • Twitter wins 9 million new users, the most since early 2015

    01.05.2017

    The social network with 140 character-messages has reported a surprisingly high user gain in the first quarter of 2017. The additional 9 million monthly active users have surprised Wall Street estimates and stock is up by 10 percent.

  • A Built-in Adblocker for Google Chrome?

    24.04.2017

    According to The Wall Street Journal, Google is thinking about introducing an adblocker to its Chrome browser on both the mobile and desktop versions. As the most powerful player in the browser game, the move might shake up the ad industry quite a bit – even more than the prevalence of software like Adblock Plus already has.

  • This Wi-Fi 400 USD Juicer is Exactly What’s Wrong with Tech Startups

    24.04.2017

    Juicero, the 400-dollar internet-connected juicer, managed to make it to the top of the internet’s blacklist last week. Apart from being unnecessarily expensive and featuring a strange tech spin, Juicero apparently doesn’t do much, Bloomberg revealed. In a test, they showed that a reporter could actually squeeze out juice from the Juicero packages faster than the expensive machine.

  • Facebook Reveals Brand New Brain-typing and Skin-hearing Technology

    24.04.2017

    On its annual developer conference, F8, Facebook shared some pretty amazing technology that the company has been working on. In particular, its Research and Development division has been developing interface that lets you type “with your mind” and ways to hear from your skin. Sounds crazy? It is. But it’s also real, so keep reading…

  • Yext Now Worth $1bn After Successful IPO

    17.04.2017

    In what was one of the most successful tech startups at the New York Stock Exchange as of late, Yext became the newest tech startup that is now worth a billion dollars. Although it’s based on a simple concept – becoming the next yellow pages – the six-year-old company has been winning the hearts of big clients and investors alike.

  • Is Toshiba on the Brink of Financial Collapse?

    17.04.2017

    One of the most iconic Japanese companies, Toshiba, may be on the brink of financial collapse. After it separated itself from its medical unit two years ago, its nuclear subsidiary is filing for bankruptcy and it is looking to sell its memory chips business. Toshiba is looking at a 9 billion USD loss for the financial year.

  • Switch consoles sell so fast, Nintendo can’t ship fast enough!

    17.04.2017

    Nintendo Switch, the hybrid console that does it all, is selling pretty well to say the least. In the US alone, the company has sold almost one million consoles already, Nintendo said. Whether or not it will reach the 100 million Wii U consoles sold remains to be seen, but Nintendo do have a calculated strategy to keep the figures rising.

  • Android Beats Windows to the Internet Usage Top Spot!

    10.04.2017

    You often read about the rising importance of mobile - in fact, you often read about it here! But even for us, its mind-blowing how quickly mobile internet has become popular. According to the latest figures, if you’re online, it’s more likely that you’re on an Android mobile device than on PC with Windows.

  • Clips: All You Need to Know About Apple's New App

    10.04.2017

    In what definitely isn’t an everyday move, Apple launched a standalone app. Clips can customize your photos and videos. Is it like Snapchat? Kind of, but without the social network around it, the ephemeral messaging and the emphasis on stories.

  • Samsung Expects Best Q1 It’s Had In Three Years

    10.04.2017

    There is far more to Samsung than just their mobile division. Even though Apple took over as the biggest smartphone company in the world temporarily last year, Samsung as a whole is doing better than ever. The company has just published its estimates for Q1 (January to March), predicting a jump close to 50%.

  • Samsung Reveal the New S8 and S8+

    03.04.2017

    After the Note 7 fiasco, Samsung needs something to alleviate its woes. Last week, the company presented what it thinks is the solution: two new flagships, the Galaxy S8 and S8+. The two handsets feature some very interesting decisions, here’s a summary:

  • April Fools in Tech: The Best Jokes from 2017!

    03.04.2017

    It’s the first of April again, the perfect time for tech companies to embrace their inner geeks and make some pranks, jokes or fake announcements. As is tradition, an unnecessary amount of effort was put into some of these and we would like to honor them in an article - some of them are pretty funny!

  • SpaceX Re-Launches Orbital Rocket for the First Time Ever

    03.04.2017

    Elon Musk’s space rocket company has revolutionised its market. It became the first privately funded company to launch, orbit and recover a spacecraft and now it has managed to launch an already used rocket. It’s the first-ever re-flight and it might significantly change space travel in the future.

  • Samsung’s Bixby is a Whole New Approach to Digital Assistants...

    27.03.2017

    Another digital assistant enters the fray. After Cortana, Google Home, Siri, Alexa (to name a few) have all been trending for years, Samsung has now revealed its own ambitions in the field of digital assistants. Whether out of necessity or born from genius, “Bixby” is a new approach to voice assistants on phones.

  • The 3 Big Things Apple Announced Last Week

    27.03.2017

    Apple had a busy week and announced some pretty interesting stuff. For all of you who heard about a Red Phone and a new iPad, but aren’t exactly sure what the Cupertino company is bringing to the table, here's an explanation of the three most important Apple announcements from last week.

  • Google Surprises Everyone with Launch of Developer Version of New Android OS

    27.03.2017

    Just about a year ago, Google surprised everyone by releasing the first preview of Android Nougat ahead of time – and the company has just done the same with the latest Android iteration. Code named Android O, it will be focusing on tweaking notifications and improving battery life.