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Netflix sees Fortnite as a bigger rival than HBO

The online shooter game Fortnite accounts for an enormous amount of consumers' screen time, Netflix says, making it a formidable foe in the global war for internet users' attention.
Tags: Business, Hbo, Technology, Television, Movies, News, Video Games, Netflix, Fortnite


Tony Hawk says real estate agents will go extinct in Home Bay ad

Ken Potashner, chairman and CEO, says the savings Home Bay is able to offer buyers and sellers isn't because his company is skirting on service — he says his tech platform makes everything more efficient and faster, with an average sale time of 38 days.
Tags: Video, Technology, Radio, Agent, Tony Hawk, Real Estate Agents, Brokerage, Commissions, Flat-Fee Brokerage Model, Home Bay, Buyers Tools, Ken Potashner


What brokers need to consider about data security

Remember, a company with the world’s most sophisticated data security could be using your data in inappropriate ways, while the most well-intentioned business could be leaking your data without anyone knowing.
Tags: Technology, Opinion, Radio, Agent, RealScout, Data Security, Data Breaches, Brokerage, Andrew Flachner, Equifax Breach, ICNY 2019


Agent killed while trying to evict tenants from building he managed

Police arrested three people in connection with the death of a real estate agent who was shot and killed while trying to evict tenants from an apartment.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Jessica Reese, News Brief, U.S. Department of Labor, Diana Hernandez, David Stokoe, Dean Belov, Travey Hawkins


The real estate industry gets in on the 10-year challenge

As part of the ‘10-Year Challenge,’ celebs and regular people alike are posting contrasting posts of themselves in 2009 and 2019 all over social media.
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Instagram, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Shark Tank, Barbara Corcoran, News Brief, Brian Buffini, Fredrik Eklund, Madison Hildebrand, Million Dollar Listing


Virtual pet game Neopets returns, but should it stay in the past?

Twenty years on, Neopets will soon be available as a mobile puzzle game – reminding many millennials of their awkward adolescenceAs a woman who talks about video games on television, radio and elsewhere for a living, I’m often asked how I got into games, and I reply – truthfully – that I have been playing them my whole life. I was fortunate enough to grow up in a family that owned every major game console. But when I reached adolescence, something (besides the obvious) changed. My varied video g...
Tags: Mobile, Games, Technology, Mobile Phones, Culture, Neopets


The platform wars: Why real estate is becoming like TV

A little late to the party, big real estate companies like Keller Williams are building platforms to stay relevant in the disruption age.
Tags: Technology, Opinion, Lifestyle, Radio, Columns, Zillow, Keller Williams, Gary Keller, EXP, Select, Kelle, RE/MAX, Dave Liniger, Glenn Sanford


KW iBuyer ‘probably’ coming in Q2, Gary Keller confirms

Keller Williams will "probably" launch its own iBuyer program in the second quarter of 2019, Gary Keller confirmed during a multi-hour presentation of the company's 2019 technology plans on Friday, January 11. In audio obtained by Inman, Keller said the franchisor will likely launch in Arizona.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Compass, Exclusive, Zillow, Industry News, Keller Williams, Gary Keller, Realogy, Select, Opendoor, iBuyer, Inman Keller


Billionaire-backed discounter shuts brokerage offices

SRE Matrix, a low-fee, tech-focused brokerage that launched in 2014, recently closed its Honolulu office, completing a wind-down of the firm's company-owned brokerage offices.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Honolulu, Brokerage, Select, Herbert Ayala, High Tech Brokerages, Low Fee Brokerages, Smart Mortgage Solution, Sre Matrix


Grimes and Azealia Banks subpoenaed in Elon Musk lawsuit

Musicians ordered to preserve evidence related to a tweet by Musk that shareholder plaintiffs claim caused financial losses to TeslaThe US district court of northern California has granted a motion to subpoena the musicians Grimes (AKA Claire Boucher) and Azealia Banks in the ongoing lawsuit against Tesla founder Elon Musk brought by a group of the company’s shareholders.Additional subpoenas will be served against the publications Business Insider, the New York Times and tech website Gizmodo. Th...
Tags: Business, Music, Elon Musk, Technology, Media, Celebrity, California, US, Social Media, Tesla, Life and style, World news, Regulators, US news, Stock Markets, Culture


What apps and software does this top team rely on?

Josh Mente, owner and founder of The MD Home Team, discusses some of his favorite software and apps for boosting productivity.
Tags: Mobile, Apps, Technology, Software, Radio, Agent, Real Estate Apps, Agent Apps, Agent Software, Josh Mente, Pat Hiban, Real Estate Software, MD Home Team


MoxiWorks goes for Upstream’s jugular

Real estate technology firm MoxiWorks has thrown down the gauntlet, casting its own data service MoxiCloud as a replacement for Upstream, the controversial broker data management platform funded by the National Association of Realtors until a sudden split last month.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Data Management, Upstream, National Association of Realtors, Brokerage, Select, Listing Data, Alex Lange, MoxiWorks, Craig Cheatham, York Baur, MLS & Associations, MoxiCloud


Offerpad launches in Houston, eyes further expansion

That marks the Arizona-headquartered Offerpad's second operational market in Texas and 10th across the U.S. At the moment, Offerpad also operates in Phoenix, Atlanta, Tampa, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, Charlotte, Tucson, Orlando and Los Angeles.
Tags: Texas, Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Arizona, Houston, Industry News, Select, News Brief, Ibuyers, Offerpad, Brian Bair, Trent Capps


Microsoft is putting up $500M to help affordability crisis in Seattle

Microsoft announced Wednesday a plan to invest $500 million in affordable housing solutions for Seattle and the Puget Sound area in Washington, to alleviate the stress tech job growth is putting on the housing market.
Tags: Technology, Microsoft, Washington, Lifestyle, Regulations, Radio, Seattle, Industry News, Affordable Housing, Markets & Economy


HomeSpotter acquires open house software company Spacio

Minneapolis-based HomeSpotter announced Thursday that it snapped up Spacio, a company that creates lead generating tools Realtors can deploy at open houses.
Tags: Apps, Technology, Minneapolis, Radio, Industry News, Open House, Select, News Brief, Spacio, Homespotter


Zillow will buy and sell homes in 5 more cities

Zillow Offers, the direct-to-consumer homebuying and selling platform, is coming to Miami, Minneapolis, Nashville, Orlando and Portland.
Tags: Technology, Minneapolis, Radio, Portland, Miami, Nashville, Zillow, Orlando, Industry News, Spencer Rascoff, News Brief, Jeremy Wacksman, Zillow Offers, Miami Minneapolis Nashville Orlando


Zillow will buy and sell homes in five more cities

Zillow Offers, the direct-to-consumer homebuying and selling platform from the Seattle-based real estate tech titan, is coming to Miami, Minneapolis, Nashville, Orlando and Portland this year. Zillow said it will operate in all those markets by the fall. 
Tags: Technology, Minneapolis, Radio, Portland, Miami, Nashville, Seattle, Zillow, Orlando, Industry News, Spencer Rascoff, News Brief, Jeremy Wacksman, Zillow Offers, Miami Minneapolis Nashville Orlando


4 steps to getting all the clients you’ll ever need

Let’s be honest, there is no tech solution that’s going to ensure you have clients forever, but you can refine a tool in your arsenal that will. Find out how here.
Tags: Technology, Opinion, Relationships, Radio, Agent, Building Relationships, Referrals, Asking For Referrals, Select, Joshua Luna


Chinese Nvidia Shield Upgrades Zelda: Twilight Princess

The Chinese iteration of Nvidia’s micro-console, the Nvidia Shield, rolled out a graphical update for Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, allowing users to play the game with drastically improved visuals. The Nvidia Shield is an Android TV-based digital media player and is described by Nvidia as a “micro-console” capable of playing downloaded games and stream […]
Tags: Games, Technology, Nvidia, Anime, Zelda, Comparison, Nvidia Shield, Image Gallery


Popular Miami Realtor shot and killed by broker son-in-law

A well-known South Florida Realtor has been found dead inside a Miami home in an apparent murder-suicide, police confirmed.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Miami, Agent, South Florida, News Brief, Aimee Marx Kasimow, Christian Lata, Linda Marx, Linda Marx Realty, Stephen Kasimow


Deezer creates subscription-free radio app

Radio By Deezer is a new free app launched on the Android platform providing access to 30,000 radio stations worldwide. Whilst similar to TuneIn and other apps providing access to radio stations on smartphones, Radio By Deezer will users can ‘like’ any song they hear from the radio and immediately add to their ‘Favourite Tracks’ library within ‘Radio By Deezer’. Olivier Miljeu, Product Manager of Radio By Deezer, commented: “Radio fans deserve an experience tailored to their exact needs. Our ...
Tags: Technology, Top, Industry, Radio, Deezer, Deezer Olivier Miljeu


Trulia hires a new chief economist

Issi Romem previously worked as the chief economist at contractor search portal BuildZoom and is also a fellow at Terner Center for Housing Innovation, a part of the University of California, Berkeley.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Trulia, Industry News, BuildZoom, News Brief, Terner Center for Housing Innovation, Issi Romem


Online homebuyer Knock picks up $400M in latest fundraising round

Knock was founded in 2015 by Sean Black and Jamie Glenn, both also co-founders of Trulia, and Karan Sakhuja. Consumers using the company's trade-in program pay a traditional 6 percent commission to the company. Homeowners also have to pay closing costs and other expenses such as appraisals.
Tags: Technology, Atlanta, Radio, Trulia, Homeowners, Industry News, News Brief, Knock, Ibuyers, Sean Black, iBuyer, Jamie Glenn, Buyers Tools, Ibuying, Karan Sakhuja Consumers


Most Googled tech questions state-by-state

See which tech questions each state is searching for the most, and which oft-googled tech myths are actually true.
Tags: Technology, News, Education, Entertainment, Data, Local News


Rem’s Undercarriage Exposed In Re:Zero VR

A determined player of the Re:Zero VR game has successfully managed to see the entirety of Rem’s underside, a treat that was unfortunately denied most players due to some sort of “cover” being in the way. Various screenshots showcasing the user’s handiwork in uncovering Rem’s treasure and revealing that the maid girl is in fact […]
Tags: Games, Technology, Virtual Reality, Anime, REM, Pantsu, Image Gallery, Maids, Re:Zero, Upskirt


Majority of Americans Support Facial Recognition

Source: Statista Facial recognition is making inroads into more aspects of our daily lives – and a majority of Americans seem to be okay with that. As a survey by the Center for Data Innovation shows, most Americans agree with the use of the technology in a security context. 54.3 percent agreed that airports should be free to use facial recognition for safety screenings. 54.8 percent of respondents said that facial recognition shouldn’t be limited if it added to public safety. Less people would ...
Tags: Technology, Infographic, Radio, Face Recognition, Statista, Center for Data Innovation, General Interest, Statista Facial


Nintendo Switch NES Online Service May Soon Offer SNES Games

Data miners discovered string text for multiple SNES titles hidden away within the data for the Nintendo Switch’s “NES Online” service (which allows users to play NES games on their Switch), perhaps indicating that SNES titles may be coming in the future. The Japanese text was added in with a recent update: Super Mario World […]
Tags: Games, Technology, Nintendo, Anime, Emulation, SNES, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch NES Online Service


The Worst Pain in the World, Bendable Phones, and Joshua Tree: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Ten hut, Gizmodo readers! Do you have a New Year’s Resolution you should be working on? Do not answer that rhetorical question, because yours are the feeble dreams of weaklings and mine is to whip this sorry, good-for-nothing blog audience squad into shape!Read more...
Tags: Food, Gadgets, Comics, Astronomy, TV, Science, Technology, Privacy, Syfy, Ces, Glass, Surveillance, Physics, Birds, International Space Station, Ocean


'Verizon Gaming' cloud-based games service coming soon to Android

'Verizon Gaming' is coming soon to Android, and a beta is already running on the Nvidia Shield, per a report from Chris Welch at Verge. “The Verge can report that Verizon Gaming is already up and running on the Nvidia Shield set-top box and will, according to the company’s documentation, eventually make its way to Android smartphones,” Chris writes: The Verizon Gaming app comes pre-installed on the Shield device, and Verizon will also be distributing it to testers privately through Google Pla...
Tags: Google, Android, Verizon, Gaming, Post, Games, Technology, News, Tech, Nvidia Shield, Chris, Picks, Red Dead Redemption, Chris Welch, Verizon Gaming, Fortnite Red Dead Redemption


'Verizon Gaming' soon on Android, cloud-based games service now on Nvidia Shield

'Verizon Gaming' is coming soon to Android, and a beta is already running on the Nvidia Shield, per a report from Chris Welch at Verge. “The Verge can report that Verizon Gaming is already up and running on the Nvidia Shield set-top box and will, according to the company’s documentation, eventually make its way to Android smartphones,” Chris writes: The Verizon Gaming app comes pre-installed on the Shield device, and Verizon will also be distributing it to testers privately through Google Pla...
Tags: Google, Android, Verizon, Gaming, Post, Games, Technology, News, Tech, Nvidia Shield, Chris, Picks, Red Dead Redemption, Chris Welch, Verizon Gaming, Fortnite Red Dead Redemption



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