Instagram prepares to launch its Bolt messaging app, but only in 3 countries

Instagram today announced the launch of its Bolt app, but only to three countries: New Zealand, Singapore and South Africa. The new app lets you send one-tap photo and video messages to your friends. While Instagram has marked the release, the app has yet to show up on the App Store and Android in New […]

Hands on with Bolt, Instagram’s Snapchat competitor

Instagram Bolt launched today with a catch; you have to be in New Zealand, South Africa or Singapore to install. An unusual rollout strategy, but it’s the first time I’ve ever been in one of the rollout countries for an app like this! Bolt’s premise is pretty similar to Snapchat: send images to your friends with very […]

Amazon explains Hachette dispute: ‘E-books can be and should be less expensive.’

As Amazon and book publisher Hachette continue their disagreement over e-book pricing, Amazon has spoken out to defend its position. The company asserted that its ultimate goal in the negotiation is to secure lower e-book prices for its customers. Citing its own data, Amazon asserted that pricing books at $9.99 would actually bring in more […]

EA Launches A $30 Per Year Netflix For Games On Xbox One

I’d play a lot more games if they weren’t $70 a pop, and it looks like EA suspects that might be true of a lot of gamers. The game publisher just announced a new subscription service called ‘EA Access‘ for Xbox One users that will give subscribers all the games they can play (from a […]

Project Management Platform Wrike Hopes To Challenge Asana With New Workflow Tools

When it comes to web-based project management tools, we are spoiled for options these days. Popular ones include Asana, which coincidentally released its new iOS app today, Podio and Atlassian’s collaboration services. One lesser-known competitor is Wrike, a project management and collaboration service that raised $10 million from Bain Capital last year. The company is launching a major update to its service today […]

Tech Companies Throw Their Support Behind Strengthened NSA Reform Bill

As expected, Sen. Patrick Leahy introduced the USA FREEDOM Act to the upper chamber of Congress on Tuesday. The bill comes on the heels of a similar, weaker measure passed in the House that was widely condemned as denatured and passed by brute force. “If enacted, this bill would represent the most significant reform of government surveillance […]

Backed By Tencent And Felicis, Scaled Inference Wants To Be The Google Brain For Everyone

Google Brain, an artificial intelligence and machine learning project at Google, has been used to power services like Android’s speech recognition system and photo search on Google+. Now, two of the most longstanding machine learning engineers, one of whom worked on Google Brain, have left the search giant to start a new company. The idea: to build machine learning, […]

Microsoft Updates OneNote For Apple Products

Microsoft debuted a number of changes to OneNote for Apple products — iPad, iPhone, and Mac — today that broaden the functionality of the note taking tool. Users of OneNote for Mac can now connect to OneDrive for Business accounts. Across all three devices, OneNote users can now add files to their ‘notebooks.’ On iPad and […]

Boarding Area

Here’s what I believe to be the current 10 best credit card signup bonuses on offer: 1 Chase Sapphire Preferred offers no fee the first year, 40,000 points after $3000 in spend within 3 months, no foreign currency conversion fees, double points on travel and dining, points transfers to United, Hyatt, Southwest, Amtrak, British Airways, Korean Airlines, […]

Kanye West wins ‘Coinye’ lawsuit

By Laura Wignall Newsbeat reporter 28 July 2014 Last updated at 17:41 Kanye West has won a trademark lawsuit against the creators of the Coinye Bitcoin, a parody crypto currency inspired by the rapper. In January, West’s lawyers issued a cease and desist letter citing “gimmick infringement”. They demanded that the website and related social […]

Hacker McKinnon turns search expert

British computer hacker Gary McKinnon fought extradition to the US for years Gary McKinnon, the computer hacker who was the subject of a 10-year legal battle over US extradition, has reinvented himself as a search expert. Mr McKinnon launched Small SEO, a site where he charges £40 an hour to help businesses get mentioned in […]

Microsoft in China anti-trust probe

29 July 2014 Last updated at 11:55 Earlier this year China banned government purchases of Microsoft Windows 8 An anti-monopoly investigation into US technology giant Microsoft has been launched by Chinese authorities. China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce – the body responsible for enforcing business laws – said it was looking into “alleged monopoly […]

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