GE puts Amazon Alexa inside a funky table lamp

 Seems Alexa’s made her way into everything these days. Between Amazon’s own Echo offerings and an ever growing array of third-party participation, the steady...

Pokémon Go tops Twitter’s daily users, sees more engagement than Facebook

 Pokémon Go has quickly become one of the most viral mobile applications of all time. The game is now the biggest ever in the...

Apple provides a soft(er) landing for MacBook Pro buyers with deep discounts on peripherals...

 Apple is addressing the sudden and wide inexplicable fear of dongles driven by the MacBook Pro’s USB-C only approach with a store-wide discount on...

Safaricom and mSurvey launch Consumer Wallet to map Africa’s cash economy

 Kenya’s leading mobile provider, Safaricom, is teaming up with data collection startup, mSurvey, to launch Consumer Wallet―an online platform using mobile and SMS to...

How tech companies are celebrating Black History Month

 Happy Black History Month! Tech companies aren’t the best with diversity and inclusion, with many of the big players employing very few black people. Facebook,...

Google.org is committing $11.5 million to racial justice

 There is generally a lack of data in the criminal justice system. At the national level, for example, there is very little data about...

The Meatless Burgers Of The Future Have Arrived

View Video › Facebook: video.php Meat is juicy and tender. It's filling. It gives barbecues a reason to exist. Without it, it's almost...

NFL games are now live streaming on China’s Sina Weibo network

 The NFL is hoping to expand its presence in China with a new deal that gives social media platform, Sina Weibo – often called...

Zelle p2p payments push to compete with Venmo now has 19 US FI backers

 The US finance industry might finally be getting its ducks in order to compete with the likes of PayPal-owned social payments platform Venmo. Today...

Suiteness wants you to stay in suites instead of regular hotel rooms

 Suites are a weird thing within the hotel industry. While there are hundreds of thousands of suites around the world, most of these are only...

GoldieBlox’s new kids app aims to inspire the next generation of female coders

 GoldieBlox, the educational toy, book and game maker best known for its line of engineering toys aimed at young girls, is expanding its digital footprint...

These Tech Companies Cover Egg-Freezing And IVF

damircudic / Getty Images When a doctor told an Apple employee and his wife that in vitro fertilization was their only shot at...

Nokia and Samsung announce expanded patent licensing deal

 Nokia and Samsung are cozying up together for the second time this year after the duo announced an expansion of the patent licensing deal...

Uber rival Grab’s newest investor will help its drivers own their vehicle

 Grab, the Uber rival in Southeast Asia, has scooped up a strategic investment that could help it expand its pools of drivers to battle...

Lume Cube is back on Kickstarter with a smartphone-friendly light source

 When Lume Cube first crashed into the world’s consciousness, they did so with an $80 smartphone-controlled, waterproof light aimed at the GoPro-loving extreme sports...