Streamers who broadcast to no-one

July 18, 2018 Editor 0

Streaming is the new blogging, some say, where total committment to doing something interesting or offbeat in public attracts vast (and monetizable) audiences. But the long tail is still a dream: most people who attempt it have no audience whatsoever. And yet many persist, that 0 slowly burning a soul hole. Patricia Hernandez: According to people who have gone through it, lacking an audience is one of the most demoralizing things you can experience online. … If live streaming is […]

European Commission fines Google $5.1 billion for Android anti-trust issues

July 18, 2018 Editor 0

The European Commission has fined Google a record breaking $5.1 billion. The EU is accusing the company of severe anti-trust issues related to the search engine giant’s handling of the Android ecosystem. The post European Commission fines Google $5.1 billion for Android anti-trust issues appeared first on Digital Trends.

Meet the implant giving hearing loss patients access to their iPhone

July 18, 2018 Editor 0

Given people with Cochlear implants represent a small market opportunity for a technology giant like Apple how did this technology come about?  Cochlear and Apple have been working together for more than eight years to bring the first Made for iPhone implantable hearing solutions to market.  In 2015, Cochlear released the Baha 5 sound processor – the first ever Made for iPhone bone conduction sound processor, available to people with moderate to severe hearing loss.  In 2017, Cochlear introduced the […]

EU fines Google a record €4.3B (~$5B) in antitrust case for illegal practices regarding Android mobile devices to strengthen dominance of Google’s search engine (Tom Warren/The Verge)

July 18, 2018 Editor 0

Tom Warren / The Verge: EU fines Google a record €4.3B (~$5B) in antitrust case for illegal practices regarding Android mobile devices to strengthen dominance of Google’s search engine  —  Google has been hit with a record-breaking €4.3 billion ($5 billion) fine by EU regulators for breaking antitrust laws.

Announcing TechCrunch meetups in Buenos Aires and Santiago next week

July 18, 2018 Editor 0

TechCrunch is heading to Latin America for the first time and staging its first ever Startup Battlefield Latin America on Nov. 8 in São Paulo to find the next wave of early stage startups tackling big ideas! To spread the word, TechCrunch’s Jon Shieber and Anna Escher will visit Buenos Aires and Santiago next week to meet with the startup community and hold meetups for anyone interested in learning more about the Startup Battlefield. They’ll also spend time explaining how […]

WordTsar: WordStar updated “for the 21st Century

July 18, 2018 Editor 0

In an age before Microsoft Word, even before Corel WordPerfect, WordStar ruled the DOS word processing world. Beloved to this day for its simplicity, power and wealth of keystroke commands, some writers never gave it up: G.R.R. Martin maintains a DOS machine just to run WordStar 4. Enter WordTsar, a clone cut to run on modern machinery, brings the classic into the 21st century. The keyboard controls we love. WordTsar understands most of the Wordstar keyboard controls, and more are […]

Sony Xperia XZ3: what we want to see

July 18, 2018 Editor 0

Update: A store listing may have just revealed the Sony Xperia XZ3’s price and specs. The Sony Xperia XZ3 is currently rumored to arrive in or around late August, but whenever it lands we’d like to see major changes over the Xperia XZ2 it will be replacing. It’s not that the Xperia XZ2 was a bad phone, but when you compare it to what rivals are offering for the same – or in some cases less – money it’s difficult […]

Google hit with record $5 billion EU fine in Android antitrust case

July 18, 2018 Editor 0

European Union regulators today slapped Google with a massive $5 billion penalty for abusing the dominant position of its Android mobile operating system. Antitrust regulators ruled that Google had inappropriately used Android to force handset makers to include the search giant’s own apps, giving it an unfair advantage over competitors that w…Read More