Mozilla is rebranding Firefox and wants your opinion

July 30, 2018 Editor 0

Mozilla is rebranding Firefox. The company is asking for feedback on the new look, which will try to cover the various Firefox offerings. For most people, Firefox refers to a browser, but the company wants the brand to encompass all the various apps and services that the Firefox family of internet products cover, “from easy screenshotting and…Read More

EA launches Origin Access Premier subscriptions for hot PC games

July 30, 2018 Editor 0

Electronic Arts said today that players can now sign up for Origin Access Premier, a new subscription tier for PC gaming that offers full access to EA’s latest releases on the PC. It’s part of EA’s attempt to build Netflix-like stable revenues and consumer loyalty year-round, regardless of when it actually ships its blockbuster titles.…Read More

Dropbox adds 1TB of storage to its Professional and Business plans for free

July 30, 2018 Editor 0

Dropbox today increased the storage space for its paid tiers by 1 terabyte for no additional charge. Dropbox Professional users are getting a bump from 1TB to 2TB, while Dropbox Business users are going from 2TB to 3TB. All new Professional and Business subscriptions will include the extra storage starting today. The company says it will increase s…Read More

4 reasons why it’s the right time for a career in cybersecurity

July 30, 2018 Editor 0

SPONSORED: Presented by Harrisburg University of Science and Technology    Any company that uses digital technology puts itself at risk of attack. To mitigate that risk, many companies look to cybersecurity or information security experts to defend their organization against increasingly sophisticated cyber threats. But as a relatively new field wi…Read More

On the eve of a 6-month pilot, Drive.ai details its self-driving car plans

July 30, 2018 Editor 0

It’s been almost a year since Waymo, the autonomous vehicle division of Google parent Alphabet, became the first company to operate autonomous cars on public roads without drivers behind the wheel. Now Drive.ai intends to follow suit. This month, the Silicon Valley startup will set loose a fleet of self-driving Nissan NV200 vans in Frisco, Te…Read More

South Carolina’s Citibot is building a chatbot for local governments

July 30, 2018 Editor 0

GUEST: Entrepreneur Bratton Riley is political royalty in his hometown of Charleston — he is the son of Joseph P. Riley Jr., the former mayor of the city of Charleston for 40 years, making Joseph one of the longest-serving mayors in the country. “When I was kid, I literally grew up in City Hall. Now as an adult and engaged citizen, I really appreci…Read More

When a big company enters your startup’s space, it’s a good thing

July 29, 2018 Editor 0

GUEST: “Hey little startup, aren’t you quaking in your boots at this recent big-company announcement?” As the CEO of a robot startup (and, in the past, a smart home/energy startup), I’ve heard words to that effect whenever news breaks about this or that large company making plays in our segment. After all, the whole point of a startup is to success…Read More

The 3 next steps in conversational AI

July 29, 2018 Editor 0

GUEST: Conversational AI is a subfield of artificial intelligence focused on producing natural and seamless conversations between humans and computers. We’ve seen several amazing advances on this front in recent years, with significant improvements in automatic speech recognition (ASR), text to speech (TTS), and intent recognition, as well as…Read More

YellowHead launches data visualization for app store optimization

July 29, 2018 Editor 0

Sometimes it’s not just the data you have that makes a difference for your mobile app or game business. It’s also about how you look at it, according to digital marketing agency YellowHead. YellowHead has specialized in app store optimization (ASO), or obtaining mobile users by optimizing an app for the way it can be discovered in an ap…Read More