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Twitter will make it super easy to switch back to a chronological timeline

Since 2016, Twitter decided it was better to show you the best tweets first, based on an algorithm.  Not everyone was a fan of the ...

Audi unveils its all-electric Tesla Model X competitor, the e-tron

Audi’s first all-electric car, the e-tron, is ready to plug in. The German company’s mid-sized SUV was revealed in Richmond, California, only about 40 miles ...

Amazon could drop 8 new Alexa-powered devices, including a microwave

“Alexa, cook my burrito.” Yes, that could be our glorious future as Amazon is planning to introduce at least eight new Alexa-powered devices this year, ...

Oh, no! A Samsung Galaxy 9 phone reportedly caught fire in a woman's purse

Oh, no! Have the Samsung Galaxy’s exploding battery woes returned? An alleged incident has been reported by the New York Post detailing what may be ...

Congressional bill would improve startup valuations

Late last week, Congress moved one step closer to passing the American Innovation Act of 2018, a bill that would make accounting and tax changes that would likely ...

Ola raises $50M at a $4.3B valuation from two Chinese funds

Ola, the arch-rival of Uber in India, has raised $50 million at a valuation of about $4.3 billion from Sailing Capital, a Hong Kong-based private ...

WHILL raises $45M to help people with disabilities get around airports and other large venues

WHILL, the startup known for creating sleek, high-tech personal mobility devices, announced today that it has closed a $45 million Series C. The funding will ...

Stripe moves into brick-and-mortar payments with Terminal

Stripe is expanding beyond online payments with the launch of a new product for in-person payments at brick-and-mortar stores, called Terminal. The company said Terminal ...

Mumford & Sons beware! An AI can now write indie music

A fascinating project called Amadeus Code promises to out-Tay-Tay Tay Tay and out-Bon Bon Iver. The AI-based system uses data from previous musical hits to ...

HBO and Netflix tie for the most Emmy wins, taking home 23 each; Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel won eight awards; Hulu won four (Rick Porter/Hollywood Reporter)

Rick Porter / Hollywood Reporter:HBO and Netflix tie for the most Emmy wins, taking home 23 each; Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel won eight awards; ...

Twitter update lets users revert to a chronological timeline, says it is working on a way for users to easily switch between algorithmic and chronological feeds (Nick Statt/The Verge)

Nick Statt / The Verge:Twitter update lets users revert to a chronological timeline, says it is working on a way for users to easily switch ...

GovPayNow.com, used by ~2,300 US government agencies for online payments, has exposed 14M+ customer records dating back to 2012, says issue has now been fixed (Brian Krebs/Krebs on Security)

Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:GovPayNow.com, used by ~2,300 US government agencies for online payments, has exposed 14M+ customer records dating back to 2012, says ...

Amazon opens a checkout-free Amazon Go retail store in Chicago, its first such store outside Seattle (Paul Sawers/VentureBeat)

Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:Amazon opens a checkout-free Amazon Go retail store in Chicago, its first such store outside Seattle  —  Amazon today officially expanded its ...

Trump placing 10% tariffs on an additional ~$200B in Chinese imports on Sept. 24, drops ~300 types of goods, including smartwatches, from list of those affected (New York Times)

New York Times:Trump placing 10% tariffs on an additional ~$200B in Chinese imports on Sept. 24, drops ~300 types of goods, including smartwatches, from list ...

Red Teslas costs more now, but people will still pay for the paint color

Tesla’s paint colors were whittled down in the past few days to help ramp up production and now the electric car maker is upping the ...

Lyft offers discounted rides on Emmys night even if you're far from the red carpet

Even if you’re far from the Hollywood glamour for Monday’s 70th annual Emmy Awards, you can ride in style, or at least for less money. ...

Here's how to update your iPhone or iPad to iOS 12

New iPhones and Apple Watches weren’t the best part of Apple’s Sept. 2018 event. The arrival of iOS 12 for countless numbers of iPhones and ...

Deciding which iPhone to get? This 3D visualizer can help.

If you’ve been toying with the idea of ordering the new iPhone XS or XS Max (or XR!) it can feel like making a decision ...

October gets busier as Razer sends out invites for a mysterious event

October is already on track to be a busy month in the tech world with Google and Microsoft events on the list, but add one ...

In Bad Blood, a pedestrian tale of heuristics and lies

In a world where thousands and thousands of startups are started in the Bay Area every year, becoming a name that everyone recognizes is no ...

Uber fires up its own traffic estimates to fuel demand beyond cars

If the whole map is red and it’s a short ride, maybe you’d prefer taking an Uber JUMP Bike instead of an UberX. Or at ...

A look at 6 of 36 members of Alibaba Partnership, an organization set up in 2010 to ensure the continuity of Alibaba's management after Jack Ma retires (South China Morning Post)

South China Morning Post:A look at 6 of 36 members of Alibaba Partnership, an organization set up in 2010 to ensure the continuity of Alibaba’s ...

WeWork acquires Teem, an office space scheduling and workplace analytics platform, to add to Powered by We product suite; sources: WeWork paid $100M for Teem (Jessi Hempel/Wired)

Jessi Hempel / Wired:WeWork acquires Teem, an office space scheduling and workplace analytics platform, to add to Powered by We product suite; sources: WeWork paid ...

MusicWatch: paid music streaming subscribers surpass 50M in US, nearly doubling since end of 2016, with ~20M separate users sharing but not paying for access (Cherie Hu/Billboard)

Cherie Hu / Billboard:MusicWatch: paid music streaming subscribers surpass 50M in US, nearly doubling since end of 2016, with ~20M separate users sharing but not ...

UK-based Babylon Health says it will invest $100M in hiring more than 500 researchers, scientists, and engineers over the next year to improve its AI for health (Shona Ghosh/Business Insider)

Shona Ghosh / Business Insider:UK-based Babylon Health says it will invest $100M in hiring more than 500 researchers, scientists, and engineers over the next year ...

Coinbase says it plans to expand its New York City office, which caters to institutional clients, to 150 employees next year, up from 20 currently (Leigh Cuen/CoinDesk)

Leigh Cuen / CoinDesk:Coinbase says it plans to expand its New York City office, which caters to institutional clients, to 150 employees next year, up ...

BMW's autonomous concept car of the future was cool, I guess

As I approached San Francisco International Airport, my expectations for BMW’s new concept car were as big as the looming Boeing 777F Lufthansa cargo jet ...

Google 'mistakenly' altered settings on Pixel phones. Whoops.

Your confusion would be totally understandable.  A host of Pixel smartphone owners found themselves with small mystery on their hands earlier this week, after they ...

Apple moves to thwart Facebook tracking

Apple and Facebook are not friends.  We’ve seen the beef between the two Silicon Valley giants play out over the course of the past year, ...

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