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Instacart unveils new benefits for contractors: Insurance, student loan debt assistance, and more

INSTACART UNVEILS NEW BENEFITS FOR CONTRACTORS: INSURANCE, STUDENT LOAN DEBT ASSISTANCE, AND MORE

Instacart announced new benefits intended to address criticism of its independent contractor policies: insurance, student loan debt...

Here's Mortal Kombat 11's full roster of downloadable characters

HERE'S MORTAL KOMBAT 11'S FULL ROSTER OF DOWNLOADABLE CHARACTERS

We now know Mortal Kombat 11's full downloadable-character roster, and it includes the Terminator and Batman's archnemesis the Joker.

 
 
 
Apple may use Chinese OLED screens to cut costs of 2020 iPhones

APPLE MAY USE CHINESE OLED SCREENS TO CUT COSTS OF 2020 IPHONES

The first 5G iPhones could offset higher modem prices by using less expensive Chinese screens, if a key vendor receives Apple screen...

Dell unveils new XPS, Inspiron, and Vostro models with Intel Comet Lake processors

DELL UNVEILS NEW XPS, INSPIRON, AND VOSTRO MODELS WITH INTEL COMET LAKE PROCESSORS

Ahead of the IFA 2019 conference in Berlin, Dell unveiled a slew of new XPS, Vostro, and Inspiron models packing Intel's latest-generation...

 
 
 
Waymo open-sources data set for autonomous vehicle multimodal sensors

WAYMO OPEN-SOURCES DATA SET FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE MULTIMODAL SENSORS

Waymo has open-sourced the Waymo Open Dataset, calling it the largest corpus for autonomous vehicle multimodal sensors released to...

TapClicks raises $10 million to automate marketing campaigns

TAPCLICKS RAISES $10 MILLION TO AUTOMATE MARKETING CAMPAIGNS

Marketing tech company TapClicks recently nabbed $10 million in venture capital for tools that automate marketing campaigns.

 
 
 
Intel unveils 10th Gen Comet Lake laptop processors

INTEL UNVEILS 10TH GEN COMET LAKE LAPTOP PROCESSORS

Intel has unveiled its latest 14-nanometer 10th Gen Comet Lake mobile processors with the U-Series and Y-Series brand names.

Fund That Flip raises $11 million to finance home makeovers

FUND THAT FLIP RAISES $11 MILLION TO FINANCE HOME MAKEOVERS

Fund That Flip, a marketplace lender of residential real estate loans, has secured $11 million in funding from Edison Partners.

 
 
 
Box Shield launches in private beta to prevent data compromise

BOX SHIELD LAUNCHES IN PRIVATE BETA TO PREVENT DATA COMPROMISE

Box announced the launch of Box Shield, an AI-powered security solution that enables admins to define granular file and folder access...

Singular releases tool for stopping ad fraud on Android

SINGULAR RELEASES TOOL FOR STOPPING AD FRAUD ON ANDROID

Singular said it has released a first-in-industry technology that detects far more fraud on Android mobile devices than existing solutions.

 
 
 
Amid Epstein fallout, MIT's Center for Civic Media director resigns

AMID EPSTEIN FALLOUT, MIT'S CENTER FOR CIVIC MEDIA DIRECTOR RESIGNS

MIT Center for Civic Media director Ethan Zuckerman resigned his position today after learning about the MIT Media Lab's connections...

Intel unveils its first AI chip Springhill

INTEL UNVEILS ITS FIRST AI CHIP SPRINGHILL

Intel unveiled its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence and is designed for large computing centers.

 
 
 
Dauntless surpasses 14 million players as next Hunt Pass launches this week

DAUNTLESS SURPASSES 14 MILLION PLAYERS AS NEXT HUNT PASS LAUNCHES THIS WEEK

Dauntless is giving players a good reason to stay inside and track down monsters to close out the last few weeks of summer. Developer...

Twitter acquires Lightwell to improve conversations

TWITTER ACQUIRES LIGHTWELL TO IMPROVE CONVERSATIONS

Twitter has acquired Lightwell, an app creation engine launched by interactive storytelling startup Hullabalu, to bolster its efforts...

 
 
 
Google launches Android Studio 3.5 with improved memory settings, build speed, and Apply Changes

GOOGLE LAUNCHES ANDROID STUDIO 3.5 WITH IMPROVED MEMORY SETTINGS, BUILD SPEED, AND APPLY CHANGES

Google today launched Android Studio 3.5, the latest version of its IDE, fixing over 600 bugs, 50 memory leaks, 20 IDE hangs.

Gmail in G Suite now uses AI for inline spelling and grammar suggestions

GMAIL IN G SUITE NOW USES AI FOR INLINE SPELLING AND GRAMMAR SUGGESTIONS

Google announced improvements to Gmail spelling and grammar correction tools in G Suite. They'll roll out August 20 for early release...

 
 
 
Here's what Marvel's Avengers gameplay looks like

HERE'S WHAT MARVEL'S AVENGERS GAMEPLAY LOOKS LIKE

Square Enix has finally given us some Marvel's Avengers gameplay footage, and it turns out they are making a super-hero action game....

Google Go launches globally on Android

GOOGLE GO LAUNCHES GLOBALLY ON ANDROID

Google has launched Google Go globally in the Google Play Store. The lightweight search app is available for all Android 5.0/5.1 Lollipop...

 
 
 
The new frontier of blockchain gaming

THE NEW FRONTIER OF BLOCKCHAIN GAMING

Imagine players were able to have complete ownership of in-game items they purchase and the ability to sell them through the technology...

U.S. tech industry leaders: French digital service tax harms global tax reform

U.S. TECH INDUSTRY LEADERS: FRENCH DIGITAL SERVICE TAX HARMS GLOBAL TAX REFORM

WASHINGTON - Major tech firms and U.S. tech industry groups said on Monday that France's new digital services tax undermines the global...

 
 
 



Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty'

Trump's claim triggered a quick uproar from critics who said the president was trading in anti-Semitic stereotypes. Read more ...

Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement, end limits on child...

Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement, end limits on child detention

The Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement and replace it with rule that could hold migrant children, parents longer. Read more ...

President Trump cancels Denmark meeting over Greenland proposal

President Trump cancels Denmark meeting over Greenland proposal

President Donald Trump says an upcoming trip to Denmark is on hold because its prime minister isn't interested in selling Greenland to the U.S. Read more ...

Ex-MLB players Dotel, Castillo linked to drug ring

Ex-MLB players Dotel, Castillo linked to drug ring

Dominican officials say a 1,050-kilogram shipment of drugs heading from South America to Puerto Rico was one of several seizures attributed to this ring. Read more ...

Target shares up 15 percent on strong profit forecast

Target shares up 15 percent on strong profit forecast

Target raised its annual profit forecast on Wednesday after reporting better-than-expected quarterly results as higher investments to remodel stores and beef up digital... Read more ...

'We want to unify the division & fight Canelo': Kovalev reveals plans after...

'We want to unify the division & fight Canelo': Kovalev reveals plans after Yarde KO promise

Sergey Kovalev has revealed his plans to unify the light heavyweight division and then face Mexican superstar Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez after promising to KO unbeaten challenger... Read more ...

PGA Tour Championship picks, sleepers, betting advice

PGA Tour Championship picks, sleepers, betting advice

Bennett Bedford looks at the PGA Tour Championship's 2019 field and gives advice on sleepers and top picks for your golf betting action. Read more ...

China Confirms British Consulate Employee Held On 'Administrative Detention'

China Confirms British Consulate Employee Held On 'Administrative Detention'

Hong Kong resident Simon Cheng disappeared on Aug. 8 during a business trip to neighboring Shenzhen. A Chinese official confirmed his arrest on Wednesday, saying it is an... Read more ...

Loyola's Sister Jean celebrates 100th birthday with her own LEGO statue

Loyola's Sister Jean celebrates 100th birthday with her own LEGO statue

Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt celebrated her 100th birthday with a unique gift - her very own lookalike Lego statue. The beloved longtime chaplain of Loyola University's men's... Read more ...

Women more likely to experience ‘typical' heart attack symptoms

Women more likely to experience ‘typical' heart attack symptoms

Women are more likely to display "typical" heart attack symptoms than men, according to new research. Read more ...