Will we see the HTC Vive 2 soon? HTC is developing new virtual reality products at different price points and a new Vive virtual reality headset. “We’re always developing new products. So, yes,” Marc Metis, Global Head of Vive X at HTC Vive, told TechRadar when asked whether the company is working a new Vive […]
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If there are some noticeable gaps in the European venture scene it’s these. The first is there is still a small number of European entrepreneurs who have built products and scaled andexited and then went on to become investors, relative to the size of the market. The second is the dearth of VCs genuinely obsessed […]
Positive changes in the neural reward system Do five minutes of research into how videogames affect the brain and you’ll find a million different answers, many of them sensationalist newspaper articles without much scientific merit. “Games have sometimes been praised or demonized, often without real data backing up those claims.” says Marc Palaus, author of […]
Dictionary app Reverso is getting a major update with a focus on voice features. In particular, you can now say a phrase to translate it. This might be particularly useful if you can’t spell a word or when you don’t know anything about a language and you can ask the other person to repeat a […]
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has pledged to continue to invest in India as it bids to keep pace with rivals in the country that have landed large investments from big name backers. SoftBank and Alibaba have pumped close to $2 billion into Paytm lately while India’s original online retailer, Flipkart, won the backing of prestigious trio […]
Instagram is rethinking the way you share on the platform. According to a report by The Verge, the company is testing a feature that allows you to share photos with just a limited group of friends – and Instagram will be a lot better for it. Currently, you have little in the way of privacy […]
Potentially more fuel to the fire for malware crafters Parts of the source code for Windows 10 have been leaked online, and although the spillage isn’t as serious as first thought, the incident still represents a major security worry – both for users and for Microsoft. This saga developed over the weekend, and began with […]
Thumbs up, Mother Nature If you’ve ever cursed Helios, the Titan god of sun, when trying to look at your phone screen outside, then you’ll want to check out the breakthrough the University of Central Florida has made. Taking inspiration from the eyes of moths, the institution has developed a coating that could make using […]
The race to digitise the loyalty card just got a shot in the arm with the news that Yoyo Wallet, the European-based mobile payment and customer loyalty platform, has raised a £12 million Series B round, led by the US wholesale and food retail giant Metro Group. The round is joined by the UK-based Woodford […]
But the ads aren’t going anywhere Since it arrived on the scene in 2004 with a whopping 1GB of free storage space for users, Gmail has been funded by targeted advertising linked to the content of your emails, but that’s going to change later this year. “Gmail content will not be used or scanned for […]
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