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The secret to avoiding CES cynicism is never really going

January 13th, 2018|Categories: Gizmo News|

I’ve been going to CES for almost ten years now, and it amazes me that really, nothing has changed. The same people are saying the same things on the same stages, selling the same people the same junk [...]

‘Inexcusable’ false ballistic missile alert in Hawaii was caused by human error

January 13th, 2018|Categories: Gizmo News|

Hawaiian residents were briefly but intensely disturbed this morning by a state-wide alert via TV and phone warning of an incoming ballistic missile. It was, however, shortly afterwards confirmed to be a mistake caused by “human error.” Hawaiian [...]

US & Canada VCs favor late-stage giants over upstarts in Q4

January 13th, 2018|Categories: Gizmo News|

Startup investors in the U.S. and Canada have been putting a little less money to work across a lot fewer deals in recent months. After three quarters of rising investment at early through growth stage, VCs have cut [...]

Irish startup SoapBox Labs is building speech recognition tech for kids

January 13th, 2018|Categories: Gizmo News|

Irish startup SoapBox Labs is on a mission to create what it calls “the world’s most accurate and accessible speech technology for children”, tech it plans to offer to third-party hardware and app developers. These span educational apps [...]

CTRL+T podcast: Diversity and its discontents

January 13th, 2018|Categories: Gizmo News|

No one is down with how diversity is unfolding in Silicon Valley. Depending on how one looks at it, they’re going to have an issue with it. White men are crying foul, saying they’re being left out of [...]

SpaceX’s Dragon capsule returns from the International Space Station

January 13th, 2018|Categories: Gizmo News|

SpaceX’s Dragon capsule has returned from the International Space Station as planned, after spending around a month docked at the orbital facility. This Dragon spacecraft was previously flown on an ISS resupply mission, meaning it’s done the round [...]

Forget the Alexa-powered toasters at CES, these innovations will really shape 2018

January 13th, 2018|Categories: Gizmo News|

This year, as CES rolls out troves of new Alexa-enabled toasters, mirrors and even shower heads, the gathering has become just another symbol of Silicon Valley’s disconnect with the needs of everyday people. Read More on Tech Crunch

IBM may be prepping for massive changes at Global Technology Services group

January 13th, 2018|Categories: Gizmo News|

IBM has been a company adrift for the last several years with 22 straight quarters of declining revenue. Against that backdrop, The Register published an article yesterday suggesting there could be massive changes afoot for the company’s Global [...]

Facebook stock dips after the platform deprioritizes publishers

January 13th, 2018|Categories: Gizmo News|

Facebook shares fell around 5 percent on Friday following the news that the company would retool its News Feed to boost social interactions over stories from publishers. Mark Zuckerberg announced the news on Thursday evening in a post [...]