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April 9, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Don’t worry, RED’s $1,595 titanium Hydrogen One is finally shipping

[TECH NEWS] Don’t worry, RED’s $1,595 titanium Hydrogen One is finally shipping

I know it’s been tough. All the waiting. The sleepless nights. But fear not, the Titanium version of RED’s wholly ridiculous Hydrogen One is finally here. And yes, it costs as much as you remember. The $1,595 phone is essentially the same as its $1,295 counterpart, save for the different material casing. That means the…
April 9, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Human rights activist Amira Yahyaoui is battling the US college financial aid system

[TECH NEWS] Human rights activist Amira Yahyaoui is battling the US college financial aid system

Tunisian human rights activist Amira Yahyaoui couldn’t go to college. Not because she couldn’t afford it; where she comes from, college is virtually free. She lost the opportunity to pursue higher education, to finish high school, even, when she was exiled from Tunisia at age 17, under the repressive regime of the country’s former President,…
April 9, 2019
[TECH NEWS] No one, not even the Secret Service, should randomly plug in a strange USB stick

[TECH NEWS] No one, not even the Secret Service, should randomly plug in a strange USB stick

If you’ve been on Twitter today, you’ve probably seen one story making the rounds. So the Secret Service stuck Zhang's thumbdrive into their computer. https://t.co/0T6LAfOtEl pic.twitter.com/RSfUgw4I4n — Chris Wysopal (@WeldPond) April 8, 2019 The case follows a Chinese national, Yujing Zhang, who is accused of trying to sneak into President Trump’s private Florida resort Mar-a-Largo…
April 9, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Democratic Senators question Juul about its Altria deal

[TECH NEWS] Democratic Senators question Juul about its Altria deal

Eleven democratic senators, led by Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), have penned a letter to Juul Labs, asking a series of questions around the product’s marketing, its effectiveness as a tool to help people quit smoking combustible cigarettes, sales figures and, perhaps most importantly, more information on the deal that gave Altria a minority stake in…
April 9, 2019
[TECH NEWS] An Equity deep dive on Patreon

[TECH NEWS] An Equity deep dive on Patreon

The popular TechCrunch podcast Equity this week launched a new series called Equity Dive, wherein a host interviews the writer of the latest edition of the Extra Crunch EC-1. If you’ve ever wanted to know everything there is to know about Patreon, the platform that connects creators with fans and their wallets, then this is…
April 9, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Should you hire an in-house designer or a contractor?

[TECH NEWS] Should you hire an in-house designer or a contractor?

Katherine Gustafson Contributor More posts by this contributor For Basecamp, brand identity and product development are all about the customer How to develop a brand identity system (like Intercom) Editor’s note: This post is a part of our latest initiative to demystify design and find the best brand designers and agencies in the world who…
April 9, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Zoom addresses CFO’s past workplace conduct ahead of IPO

[TECH NEWS] Zoom addresses CFO’s past workplace conduct ahead of IPO

Zoom, the only profitable unicorn in line to go public, priced its initial public offering at between $28 and $32 per share Monday morning. The video conferencing business plans to trade on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “ZM.” Zoom, valued at $1 billion in 2017, initially filed to go public in March. According to…
April 8, 2019
[TECH NEWS] The team behind Baidu’s first smart speaker is now using AI to make films

[TECH NEWS] The team behind Baidu’s first smart speaker is now using AI to make films

The HBO sci-fi blockbuster Westworld has been an inspiring look into what humanlike robots can do for us in the meatspace. While current technologies are not quite advanced enough to make Westworld a reality, startups are attempting to replicate the sort of human-robot interaction it presents in virtual space. Rct studio, which just graduated from…
April 8, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Sinemia faces consumer pushback and a class action suit over a battery of complaints

[TECH NEWS] Sinemia faces consumer pushback and a class action suit over a battery of complaints

When Sinemia first came across our radar, the company was happily riding the wave of anti-MoviePass publicity. With its chief competition in the midst of what looked to be a historic collapse, Sinemia happily grabbed headlines as a what looked to be like a more stable alternative for movie ticket subscriptions. Last July, at the…
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