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Tuesday, October 21, 2014


Tim Cook not worried about China slowdown, says Apple is “investing like crazy”

24 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Image Credit: FlickrIn an otherwise gonzo quarter for Apple, there were two notable soft spots. One was declining iPad sales, which was not a surprise. The other, however, was a bit more unexpected: Sales in China were essentially flat. Yesterday, the company said that revenue from “Greater China,” a category that includes Taiwan and mainland... by Chris O'Brien

Watch The Disrupt London Live Stream Right Here!

29 minutes ago - Techcrunch
Today is, sadly, the final day of Disrupt. But though we’re heartbroken that our London conference is coming to an end, we’re thrilled about the content we have in store for you today. We’ll be joined by Brian Armstrong from Coinbase, Michael Acton Smith from Mind Candy, and Ed Vaizey, the British Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy... by Jordan Crook

Twine Health’s results with hypertension patients will blow you away

41 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Skeptics of patient empowerment would be advised to tune into the real-time dashboard of Twine Health, which will be demonstrated for the first time publicly at HealthBeat, October 27-28. The cloud-based platform is designed to put some of the management of chronic disease in the hands of patients. It’s based on a coaching model that sees the p... by debrasharp

Amazon and Simon & Schuster reach a deal on internet book sales

39 minutes ago - Engadget
Amazon just found a way to put further pressure on Hachette in its ongoing pricing war: strike a deal with another publisher. The online retailer has forged a new agreement with Simon & Schuster that will keep the book giant's digital and physical by Jon Fingas

Singapore’s Infocomm Investments Brings Fund To Europe, Invests In Startupbootcamp FinTech

41 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Aiming to build a bridge between East and West — specifically, Singapore and London — the Singaporean state-funded VC Infocomm Investments is extending its $200 million fund to European tech startups, including investing in the London-based fintech accelerator run by Startupbootcamp. The idea is to help the European/London startups it invests... by Steve O'Hear

Dish Network loses 7 Turner channels, including CNN, over contract dispute

58 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Dish Network and Turner Broadcasting have been unable to resolve a contract dispute and the result is that several channels, including CNN and the Cartoon Network, are no longer on the satellite TV service. In a battle of press releases today, each side blamed the other for the channels being yanked. “Despite our best efforts, we were unable to r... by Chris O'Brien

Security ratings company BitSight acquires threat analytics service

1 hour 8 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Image Credit: Maksim Kabakou/ShutterstockSecurity ratings company BitSight Technologies just picked up a small Portugal-based threat intelligence company called AnubisNetworks. AnubisNetworks determines what kind of malware is infecting a system and what the risks are to the overall network by aggregating and analyzing data from a given network a... by Ruth Reader

Premium Tinder features will help you find love before hitting a new city

1 hour 36 minutes ago - Engadget
If you don't count buying a few drinks or other niceties, finding love on Tinder is essentially free, but it looks like that'll change come next month. The app's CEO and cofounder Sean Rad recently teased at Forbes' Under 30 event that new features by Timothy J. Seppala

Staples investigating possible payment card hack

1 hour 45 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Image Credit: Source: StaplesStaples has confirmed that it launched a probe to determine whether its payment card system had been breached. The U.S. retailer revealed the investigation following a report by security reporter Brian Krebs that appeared yesterday. Krebs reported that several banks had detected possible payment card fraud at Staples... by Chris O'Brien

You can now take Lyft and UberX cars to San Francisco's main airport

3 hours 1 minute ago - Engadget
It was only a matter of time before San Francisco International Airport allowed direct visits from app-based ridesharing services besides Sidecar, and those floodgates have officially opened. Both Lyft and Uber (specifically, UberX and UberXL) now by Jon Fingas

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