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Weeks after launching the Surface Laptop, Microsoft announces its new Surface Pro laptop replacement

Weeks after launching the Surface Laptop, Microsoft announces its new Surface Pro laptop replacement

Microsoft says it didn’t mean to do a “head fake” when it told the press that this week’s big event in Shanghai wouldn’t center around the launch of the Surface Pro 5. Sure, the company…

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Where are the rest of the tech IPOs?

Where are the rest of the tech IPOs?

When Snap went public in early March, it opened up the floodgates after what had been a stagnant period for tech…

How not to launch a company in the U.S. — lessons learned from LeEco

How not to launch a company in the U.S. — lessons learned from LeEco

After a months’ long parade of endless red flags, LeEco’s Stateside woes finally came to a head this week. The…

After beating the world’s elite Go players, Google’s AlphaGo AI is retiring

After beating the world’s elite Go players, Google’s AlphaGo AI is retiring

Google’s AlphaGo — the AI developed to tackle the world’s most demanding strategy game — is stepping down from competitive matches…

Crunch Report | Sprig Is Shutting Down

Crunch Report | Sprig Is Shutting Down

Sprig is shutting down, Sergey Brin is building a giant airship, Nielsen’s latest data show a ton of people still…

Crunch Report | Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard Commencement Speech

Crunch Report | Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard Commencement Speech

Mark Zuckerberg gives this year’s Harvard commencement speech, Uber and Lyft are returning to Austin, Ford has some leadership shake-ups…

DJI’s Cute $499 Spark Drone | Crunch Report

DJI’s Cute $499 Spark Drone | Crunch Report

DJI releases its $499 consumer drone, Unity raises $400 million, SurveyMonkey adds Serena Williams to its board of directors and…

Unity, whose software powers half of all new mobile games, lands $400 million from Silver Lake

Unity, whose software powers half of all new mobile games, lands $400 million from Silver Lake

Unity Technologies, a 13-year-old, San Francisco-based company that makes development tools for video game creators, has raised $400 million in fresh…

TransferWise launches ‘Borderless’ banking account for businesses, sole traders and freelancers

TransferWise launches ‘Borderless’ banking account for businesses, sole traders and freelancers

Having already taken a significant chunk of the international money transfer market away from the major banks, London-headquartered TransferWise has…

In the AI wars, Microsoft now has the clearer vision

In the AI wars, Microsoft now has the clearer vision

A week ago, Microsoft held its Build developer conference in its backyard in Seattle. This week, Google did the same…

Bitcoin just surged past $2,000 for the first time

Bitcoin just surged past $2,000 for the first time

The world’s most popular cryptocurrency is now worth over $2,000 per coin.  That’s according to a range of bitcoin exchanges,…

Project recreates cities in rich 3D from images harvested online

Project recreates cities in rich 3D from images harvested online

People are taking photos and videos all over major cities, all the time, from every angle. Theoretically, with enough of…

Spotify buys AI startup Niland to develop its music personalization and recommendations

Spotify buys AI startup Niland to develop its music personalization and recommendations

Spotify has made its fourth acquisition of the year after it announced that AI startup Niland has joined its ranks.…

Swiss watch exports dropped for a third year in a row

Swiss watch exports dropped for a third year in a row

According to the watch press, this year’s Baselworld in Switzerland was a graveyard. “The Baselworld show, ended March 30, was…

Crunch Report | Symphony Messaging App Joins the Unicorn Club

Crunch Report | Symphony Messaging App Joins the Unicorn Club

It’s Day 2 from Disrupt New York, Symphony joins the Unicorn Club, you can now sort Instagram stories by location…

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6 Tips for Getting Sharper Wildlife Photos With a Super Telephoto Lens

6 Tips for Getting Sharper Wildlife Photos With a Super Telephoto Lens

In recent years, super telephoto lenses by third-party manufacturers such as Sigma and Tamron have been made available on the…

Top 5 Essential Photography Tips I Can’t Live Without

Top 5 Essential Photography Tips I Can’t Live Without

These are my big five photography tips which I would take with me to a desert island, the ones I…

Tutorial – How to Use the Lightroom Map Module

Tutorial – How to Use the Lightroom Map Module

The Lightroom Map Module lets you add your photos to a map so you can search and organize them by…

Overview of the New Canon 5D Mark IV

Overview of the New Canon 5D Mark IV

Canon’s 5D Mark line has embedded itself deeply in the heart of photographers. Although the price generally keeps this camera…


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​Computex 2017: ARM has designs on more than mobile

​Computex 2017: ARM has designs on more than mobile

ARM owns the mobile market. Last year the semiconductor IP firm’s processor designs were used in some 16 billion chips, including those at the heart…

HP's updated Spectre x2 will compete against new Surface Pro

Samsung Chromebook Pro briefly goes up for pre-order on Amazon

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The difference between smartphone gimmick and game changer

The difference between smartphone gimmick and game changer

It’s hard to find a legitimately bad flagship phone these days. Sure, one peeks its head out from time to time, but on a whole…

Samsung’s new Gear 360 cam gets $229 retail price, goes on sale tomorrow

Daydream VR support is coming to Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus this summer