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Backed by LG, AmazeVR is hoping to resurrect virtual reality’s consumer dreams

For over 100 years entrepreneurs have come to Hollywood to try their luck in the dream factory and build an empire in the business of storytelling. Propelled by new technologies, new businessmen have been landing in Los Angeles since the invention of the nickelodeon to create a studio that would dominate popular entertainment. Over the ...

Lyft adds more safety features including in-app emergency assistance, reminders to check the plate

Earlier this spring, both Uber and Lyft introduced new safety features and policies following the death of a university student who was kidnapped and murdered after getting into a vehicle she believed to be her Uber ride. Today, Lyft is announcing an expanded set of safety features and programs, including those that help riders find ...

What does ‘regulating Facebook’ mean? Here’s an example

Many officials claim that governments should regulate Facebook and other social platforms, but few describe what it actually means. A few days ago, France released a report that outlines what France — and maybe the European Union — plans to do when it comes to content moderation. It’s an insightful 34-page document with a nuanced ...

Raisin rides into the U.S. with its savings and investment marketplace

Raisin, the pan-European fintech marketplace for savings and investment products, is headed to the U.S., announcing plans to roll out a similar offering across the pond. The German company, which is backed by the likes of PayPal, Index Ventures, Ribbit Capital and Thrive Capital, wants to bring greater competition and easier savings and deposit account ...

‘And I oop’ is having another moment and the memes are too good for this world

05.21.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

If you ever find yourself in need of something to say in the mortifying seconds after you realize you've make a mistake, consider this timeless, charming phrase: "And I oop." If those three short words sound familiar, it may be because they've been f... ...

Lenovo Flex 14 2-in-1 laptop is on sale for $121 off — its lowest price ever on Amazon

05.21.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

I believe it was Shakespeare who wrote, "To buy a laptop, or to not buy a laptop and get a tablet instead? Now that's the question." But here's a thought: With a hybrid laptop (also known as a convertible or 2-in-1 laptop), you don't have to choose.... ...

‘Black Mirror’ Season 5 drops creepy episode trailers and tidbits

05.21.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Black Mirror's fifth season is closer than we're ready for, and three new trailers for each episode only confirm it.  As expected, we get curious new technology (including a robot modeled after Miley Cyrus) and witness its influence on human beh... ...