Monday , 20 May 2019

Technology

Verbit raises $23M for its transcription service

Verbit, a transcription startup with offices in Tel Aviv and New York, today announced that it has raised a $23 million Series A round led by Viola Ventures. Vertex Ventures, HV Ventures, Oryzn Capital, Vintage Venture Partners and ClalTech also participated in this round. The company, which currently focuses on the legal and academic sector, uses both its custom machine learning ... Read More »

Petal raises $30m from Valar to bank the unbanked with credit cards

Credit cards are a relatively new invention that have entered into something of an innovation rut. Reward programs seem stale, mobile apps remain mired in early-2000s UX paradigms, and all too often, critical financial decisions (and their expensive associated fees) are hidden like booby-traps for users. Little wonder then that consumers are fed up with their credit card providers. Worse, ... Read More »

Best 40-inch TV 2019: the most affordable TVs in the 40-inch range

You don’t have to travel back that far into the past to a time when a 40-inch TV was considered pretty huge. But admittedly that was back at the end of the CRT era when our TVs were incredibly thick and heavy. But those days are long behind us. Now 65-inch TVs have become the main staple of American living rooms ... Read More »

Someone’s already hacked the Nintendo Switch firmware update

The latest firmware update for the Nintendo Switch has been hacked, only four hours after going live on the console.Seeing as the update was largely designed to improve security features – alongside usual system maintenance – it’s a testament to the abilities of the hacker community that Nintendo’s work was undone so quickly. But it’s likely to be exasperating for Nintendo, ... Read More »

Google Chrome will finally support Windows Mixed Reality

It looks like Google Chrome will soon natively support Windows Mixed Reality headsets, allowing people who use Chromium-based browsers (the engine Chrome runs on) to view virtual reality content via the headsets.While Chrome already supports WebVR, which is the standard used to display virtual reality content on a website, until now it hasn’t officially supported Windows Mixed Reality headsets – ... Read More »

Save 20% on The Photography Show tickets at the NEC with this voucher

The Photography Show 2019 isn’t far away now and we’ve got a hot discount code so you can save 20% on the price of an adult ticket. The event takes place at the easily accessible NEC in Birmingham on March 16-19.Simply enter the voucher code FAMTPS19 during the checkout process to get this excellent discount. This means adult tickets go ... Read More »

The cheapest Nintendo Switch bundles and deal prices in the January sales 2019

So you’re into 2019 now and still haven’t found any cheap Nintendo Switch bundles to suit you? Well, let’s see what we can do about that as we scour the net for the hottest Nintendo Switch deal prices.We’re listing all of the best Nintendo Switch sales right here and we’re always on the the lookout for the best bundles with ... Read More »

Verizon reports mixed results for Q4 2018

Verizon (TechCrunch’s parent company) just released its earnings report for the fourth quarter of 2018. The company generated $34.3 billion in revenue with an adjusted EPS of $1.12 that excludes special items. Verizon’s actual EPS for this quarter is 47 cents. The reason why the company had to adjust its EPS is that the company wrote down $4.6 billion in ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy M10 vs Samsung Galaxy M20: What’s the difference?

Samsung announced two phones in its all-new millennial-centric M-series on Monday. The Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 feature a waterdrop-inspired infinity-v display which is the first time that Samsung is adopting the notch for its phones.Both the phones venture into the highly volatile entry and the lower-range segment of the smartphone market in India. But as we test it out ... Read More »

Best cheap smartwatch 2019: great budget devices for your wrist

Update: Our number one position in the ranking of the best cheap smartwatches has changed with the release of the Mobvoi TicWatch E2. Read on below to find out exactly why we’ve put it at the top.Smartwatches have developed into great gadget companions for your wrist. Despite their compact size, today’s smartwatches couple date and time displays with various notifications, ... Read More »