Saturday , 20 July 2019

Technology

Borderlands is free to play this weekend, ahead of Borderlands 3’s release

Attention all vault hunters! Borderlands: Game of the Year edition is free to play this weekend for those with Xbox Live Gold, ahead of the release of Borderlands 3 in September.From July 18 to July 21, those with an Xbox Live Gold subscription can play Borderlands: Game of the Year edition for free on Xbox One.  Borderlands 3: release date, ... Read More »

Daily Crunch: Netflix has a rough quarter

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Netflix reports net subscriber loss in the US, misses global subscriber growth predictions Netflix’s price hikes might finally be convincing some consumers to unsubscribe. The company ... Read More »

Blue Origin CEO Bob Smith joins Disrupt SF to talk about bringing the Moon within reach

Private spaceflight company Blue Origin has its sights set on the Moon, and in May unveiled a new lander to help it get there. This October, Blue Origin CEO Bob Smith will join us onstage at Disrupt SF 2019 to talk about how the company plans to get to the Moon, and beyond — and what the opportunities are for ... Read More »

The climate is our biggest threat. Carl Pope is fighting to change our fate

Michael Bloomberg is an unrepentant capitalist who, as he says in his 2017 book A Climate of Hope, is “not exactly your stereotypical environmentalist.” Yet over the past decade, Bloomberg has become arguably the biggest environmental philanthropist in the world — especially given the $500 million investment Bloomberg announced last month that he would soon make in rapidly moving the ... Read More »

Investor Jocelyn Goldfein to join us on AI panel at TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise

Artificial intelligence is quickly becoming a foundational technology for enterprise software development and startups have begun addressing a variety of issues around using AI to make software and processes much more efficient. To that end, we are delighted to announce that Jocelyn Goldfein, a Managing Director at Zetta Venture Partners will be joining on us a panel to discuss AI ... Read More »

.cloud domains: a name that’s made for fame

Google, Facebook, Wholefoods, Virgin. Global fame might not be the end goal for all of us, but when it comes to naming your company or product, and choosing your domain name, there’s pressure to get it right. Not only will the right name resonate well with potential customers, it’s also an opportunity to show what your company represents. Furthermore, name recognition ... Read More »

Gears 5 is the ‘largest Gears to date’, according to The Coalition

We’ve been waiting a long time for Gears 5 to release and, according to developer The Coalition, the wait is going to be worth it.In an interview with Game Informer, The Coalition’s multiplayer design director Ryan Cleven revealed the next installation in the Gears of War franchise is going to be the biggest we’ve seen yet, primarily due to its ... Read More »

BT sells iconic London HQ tower for £210m

BT has agreed the sale of its central London headquarters to a private equity firm as it continues its restructuring programme.Orion Capital Managers will acquire BT Centre for almost £210 million and has agreed to lease the 300,000 square foot office building for a period of 30 months while the company moves to a new headquarters in the capital. BT cuts ... Read More »

Best waterproof speakers 2019: 10 outdoor speakers for any budget

Take it from us, if you’re planning on spending a lot of time at the pool or beach this summer – or listening to music anywhere outdoors – you’re going to want a waterproof speaker.While no one ever really intends to get their portable speakers wet, accidents and bad weather can happen, and when it does the last thing you’re ... Read More »

YouTube Music now lets you seamlessly switch between songs and music videos

Google today announced an update to YouTube Music on iOS and Android that will make it easier to seamlessly switch between merely listening to the audio and watching a song’s music video. To do so, you only have to tap a button at the top of the screen. This should work for almost every song that has a video since ... Read More »