Posts filtered by tags: #trends[x]


 

A fintech that lets investors own pieces of a high-priced art collection just shook up its business model, and it could be a game-changer for the digital token industry

Technology platform Swarm announced a new pricing model that requires no-upfront fees for groups looking to issue security tokens, digital securities backed by real-world assets. It may be a game changer for young companies looking to raise money via the model, which until now has fees as high as $200,000.  Everyone wants to invest in private equity, that is, without the high expense.  There's a new way to do just that, and it's now even more affordable.  Swarm, a technology platform tha...
Tags: US, Trends, Andreessen Horowitz, Harbor, STO, University of South Carolina, Eberle, Chris Eberle, CoinSchedule Swarm


With New Cash and Facilities, Phoenix Transitions Out Of Startup Mode

It’s often not obvious precisely when an early-stage business reaches the point where it outgrows the “startup” label.Case in point: Madison, WI-based Phoenix, which sells neutron generators and provides image-reading services to organizations in industries ranging from healthcare to renewable energy to aerospace and defense.“From a cultural standpoint, everybody’s starting to feel the maturation of the company,” says Evan Sengbusch, Phoenix’s president. The company “still has the startup cultu...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Trends, Tech, Vc, Wisconsin, Manufacturing, Accelerators, Phoenix, Particle Accelerators, Exabyte, National blog main, Wisconsin blog main, Wisconsin top stories, Madison WI, Medical imaging


Google will raise prices on its G Suite for the first time ever, as competition with Microsoft Office 365 heats up (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google will raise prices on G Suite — the company's productivity suite — for the first time ever, according to a corporate blog post on Wednesday.  Starting on April 2nd, The cost of G Suite Basic will increase from $5 to $6 per user per month, and the cost of G Suite Business will move from $10 to $12. Google justified the 20% increase for its Basic and Business Editions by saying that it has not updated prices since introducing G Suite over a decade ago, while its product offering has gro...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Microsoft Office, Diane Greene, Marie Kondo, G Suite, G Suite Enterprise Edition, G Suite Business, Business Premium, Thomas Kurian, Business Editions, G Suite Basic


Apple is putting the brakes on hiring for certain groups because of slowing iPhone sales (AAPL)

Apple plans to reduce hiring in certain groups, according to a Bloomberg report. CEO Tim Cook informed employees about the hiring changes during an internal meeting earlier this month, but said it was not decided which groups would be affected. Cook stressed that Apple was not implementing a broad-based hiring freeze, and noted that some groups, like its artificial intelligence team, would not be affected.  Apple will cut back on hiring for certain divisions as the company re-adjusts its plan...
Tags: Apple, Cook, Los Angeles, Trends, Bloomberg, Austin, Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos, Cupertino Calif


All of the TVs getting Apple’s AirPlay 2 in 2019

This year, Apple made it clear it was done keeping its AirPlay wireless streaming technology to itself. With an open API, the way is clear for a plethora of third-party devices, including this growing list of TVs. The post All of the TVs getting Apple’s AirPlay 2 in 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Trends, Apple TV, Home Theater, Tvs, Wireless Audio, Airplay 2, Wireless Video


Android Q: Everything we know so far about Google’s next mobile OS

Android Pie recently rolled out, but it's already time to look ahead to Android Q, the next version of Google's mobile OS. We've seen a number of rumors and leaks come out about the operating system -- here's everything we know so far. The post Android Q: Everything we know so far about Google’s next mobile OS appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, News, Trends, Android Q


Having trouble logging in? Here’s how to reset your Apple ID password

To use any of Apple's services, you need to have an Apple ID and know your password. Thankfully, there are ways to deal with forgotten passwords and regain access to your account. Here's how to reset your Apple ID password. The post Having trouble logging in? Here’s how to reset your Apple ID password appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Mobile, Trends, How-to


Airbus CEO reveals why the company would be protected during an economic downturn

Airbus CEO Tom Enders told reporters that the company's large order backlog will serve as a buffer against many of the ill effects of an economic downturn. According to Enders, the company's 7,577-plane backlog will give Airbus the flexibility to move around production slots so deliveries aren't negatively affected. The Airbus CEO was in Mobile, Alabama to celebrate the groundbreaking of the company's new Airbus A220 assembly plant.  MOBILE, ALABAMA —With the potential of an economic slowdown...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, New York, US, Trends, Aer Lingus, Airbus, Dublin, Boeing, Mobile Alabama, Tom Enders, Ender, Guillaume Faury, Enders, Airbus Commercial Aircraft, Enders Airbus


The CEO behind 'Pokémon Go' says the company is cash-flow positive as it becomes worth almost $4 billion

Niantic, the developer of "Pokémon Go" and the forthcoming "Harry Potter: Wizards Unite," announced that it's raised $245 million in a deal valuing it at "almost $4 billion." CEO John Hanke tells us that Niantic is cash-flow positive, but the money helps it bunker down for a possible venture capital crunch as it starts the years-long road towards a possible IPO. The funding round brings in Samsung and Axiomatic Games as strategic investors — two companies that Hanke says are very important for...
Tags: Apple, Google, Samsung, Trends, Reddit, Nintendo, Harry Potter, Warner Bros, IVP, Business Insider, Wilmington Delaware, Niantic, Jeff Vinik, John Hanke, Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment, Pokemon Go


Best live TV streaming services: PlayStation Vue, Hulu, Sling TV, and many more

There's a long list of live TV streaming services available to help you cut the cord and replace your traditional TV subscription. Each is different in important ways, and this guide will help you find the best one for you. The post Best live TV streaming services: PlayStation Vue, Hulu, Sling TV, and many more appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Home Theater, Playstation Vue, Sling TV, Buying Guides, Movies & TV, DirecTV Now, YouTube TV, Hulu With Live TV, PlayStation Vue Hulu Sling TV


Austin’s Media Tech Incubator Readies for First Group of Startups

Austin—An incubator for startups that are developing a media product is in its final week of accepting applications.Called Collective, the incubator is focused on startups that are working on innovating the media space, which includes augmented and virtual reality, publishing, news, public relations, video games, music, sound, film, marketing, advertising, radio, and podcasting, the group says. The incubator is a part of the Austin Community Foundation, a nonprofit philanthropy organization, an...
Tags: Startups, Accelerator, Publishing, Music, Texas, News, Media, Video Games, Film, Incubators, Advertising, Marketing, Trends, Social Media, Startup, Public Relations


The 2 most popular Xbox One consoles are on sale at Amazon and Walmart for close to their Black Friday prices

The   Insider Picks   team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. The Xbox One S Minecraft Bundle and Xbox One X are back on sale at Amazon and Walmart for close to their Black Friday prices. Both consoles can play the same games, use the same accessories, and have almost all of the same features. The key difference is that the Xbox One X can play games at 4K instead of HD. Another factor to con...
Tags: Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Walmart, Minecraft, Hdr, Business Insider, Red Dead Redemption, Netflix Hulu Spotify


GHSP makes a (back)splash with its touchscreen concept kitchen

One of the coolest concept kitchens from CES 2019 came from GHSP. It created a backsplash entirely made of touchscreens. That means the control panel for your kitchen is accessible no matter where you are. The post GHSP makes a (back)splash with its touchscreen concept kitchen appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Smart Home, CES 2019, Concept Kitchen, Ghsp, Touchsreen


Forget fireworks. Japan will soon have artificial meteor showers on tap

Tokyo-based startup Astro Live Experiences is preparing to launch its first artificial meteor shower over Japan, serving as a showcase of its prowess in the space entertainment sector. The post Forget fireworks. Japan will soon have artificial meteor showers on tap appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Japan, News, Trends, Tokyo, Meteor Shower, Emerging Tech


The best and worst countries to be a teacher, based on salary

Teachers in LA have gone on strike for the first time in 30 years to demand salary increases, smaller class sizes, and more support staff in schools. The average American teacher makes $44,000 starting out and approximately $68,000 at the upper end of their earning potential. In comparison, teachers in Luxembourg can make up to $137,000. Here's a look at how teacher salaries across countries stack up at different experience levels. Teachers in Los Angeles have gone on strike for the first tim...
Tags: California, La, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Austria, Korea, Switzerland, Luxembourg, OECD, Nea


8 cloud computing startups to bet your career on in 2019

If you're looking to take your career to the next level, it might be time to bet on cloud computing. Startups in the cloud market are garnering massive funding and massive interest.  That's not surprising. Cloud computing is expected to become a $300 billion market by 2021, according to analyst firm Gartner. The cloud computing market consolidates around Amazon Web Services , Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud.  Over the last three years, job postings with key words on cloud have skyrocke...
Tags: Google, Softbank, San Francisco, Trends, New York Times, Gartner, San Jose, Nutanix, San Francisco Bay Area, PitchBook, Zapier, Mohit Aron, Cohesity, Amazon Web Services Microsoft, UnknownTotal, Deutsche Telekom Cohesity


Huawei in for a rough year as feds investigate alleged trade secrets theft

Huawei is also facing issues in the U.S., but it doesn't seem like that will end any time soon. According to a new report, the company is facing a federal investigation in the U.S. for allegedly stealing trade secrets. The post Huawei in for a rough year as feds investigate alleged trade secrets theft appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Business, News, Trends, Huawei, U.s. Government


Arsenal completes sale of Elite Comfort to Leggett & Platt for $1.25 bln

Arsenal Capital Partners has closed its previously announced sale of Newnan, Georgia-based Elite Comfort Solutions Inc to Leggett & Platt for $1.25 billion. Elite Comfort provides specialized foam technology mainly for the bedding and furniture industries. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK, January 16, 2019 – Arsenal Capital Partners (“Arsenal”), a leading private equity firm that invests in middle-market specialty industrials and healthcare services companies, today announced that it has completed the pre...
Tags: Trends, Arsenal, M&a, ECS, Leg, Leggett, Platt, Leggett Platt, Arsenal Capital Partners, Newnan Georgia, John Televantos, Roy Seroussi, Tim Zappala, Elite Comfort Solutions Inc, Investment Partner of Arsenal Chris Chrisafides, Newnan Georgia Elite Comfort Solutions


Federal prosecutors are leading a criminal investigation into Huawei and allegations that it stole trade secrets from US companies

Federal prosecutors are investigating the Chinese electronics giant  Huawei for allegedly stealing trade secrets from US companies, according to a Wall Street Journal report on Wednesday.  One such incident includes Huawei supposedly stealing robotic technology that T-Mobile uses to test its smartphones, according to the report.  The report says that the investigation is advanced and may soon lead to an indictment. Federal prosecutors are investigating  Chinese electronics giant  Hu...
Tags: Washington, China, US, Trends, Iran, Beijing, Canada, Jeff Bezos, Seattle, Huawei, Wall Street Journal, T Mobile, Bellevue Washington


Definitive Healthcare buys HIMSS Analytics

Definitive Healthcare, which is backed by Spectrum Equity, has acquired HIMSS Analytics, a provider of healthcare data. No financial terms were disclosed. Colonnade Securities was financial adviser to HIMSS Analytics on the transaction. PRESS RELEASE FRAMINGHAM, MA – January 16, 2019 – Definitive Healthcare, the leading provider of data, intelligence, and analytics on the healthcare provider market, announced today that it has acquired the data services business and assets of HIMSS Analytics, wh...
Tags: Trends, Healthcare, M&a, Company, HIMSS Analytics, Spectrum Equity, Definitive Healthcare, Colonnade Securities, Jason Krantz, Definitive Healthcare Definitive Healthcare, Blain Newton, Rich May, HIMSS Analytics and Definitive Healthcare, About Definitive Healthcare Definitive Healthcare


GoPro bumps resolution on Fusion 360 cam to 5.6K with new firmware

Currently available in public beta, Fusion firmware version 2.0 offers a new 5.8K mode that results in 5.6K output when the 360 camera's two hemispheres are stitched together. It also adds support for 24 fps video and RAW time-lapse shooting. The post GoPro bumps resolution on Fusion 360 cam to 5.6K with new firmware appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, Virtual Reality, Action Camera, 360 Cam, GoPro Fusion


CERN plans to build a massive particle collider that dwarfs the LHC

CERN already has the world's biggest particle accelerator. Now it wants a bigger one. Meet the 9 billion euro Future Circular Collider that will allow physicists to extend their study of the universe and matter at the smallest level. The post CERN plans to build a massive particle collider that dwarfs the LHC appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Physics, Cern, Large Hadron Collider, Emerging Tech, LHC, Particle Collider


CERN plans to build a massive particle collider that dwarfs the older one

CERN already has the world's biggest particle accelerator. Now it wants a bigger one. Meet the 9 billion euro Future Circular Collider that will allow physicists to extend their study of the universe and matter at the smallest level. The post CERN plans to build a massive particle collider that dwarfs the older one appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Physics, Cern, Large Hadron Collider, Emerging Tech, Particle Collider


A Japanese hotel fires half its robot staff for being bad at their jobs

Japan’s oddball Henn na Hotel has fired half of its 243 robot staff. The reason? Because these labor-saving machines turned out to be causing way more problems than they were solving. The post A Japanese hotel fires half its robot staff for being bad at their jobs appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Japan, News, Trends, Robots, Emerging Tech, Henn na Hotel


Microsoft to separate Cortana from search with the next version of Windows 10

Changes are on the way for two key features in Windows 10. A separation of Windows 10 search and Cortana will allow Microsoft to more often innovate on each of the features independently. The post Microsoft to separate Cortana from search with the next version of Windows 10 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Microsoft, Cortana, Windows, Trends, Computing, Windows 10, Windows Insider


Start your home gym and save over $200 with this fitness machine

January is the trial month of sticking to your fitness goals and a home gym can help. If 2019 is the year you start investing in your health goals Walmart is discounting this professional workout machine so you can exercise from the comfort of your home.  The post Start your home gym and save over $200 with this fitness machine appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Walmart


Could the next Microsoft HoloLens be announced at MWC 2019?

After not having a presence at Mobile World Congress for three years, Microsoft is now sending out media invites for a press conference on February 24 during the annual event in Barcelona. Could a next-generation HoloLens be on the way? The post Could the next Microsoft HoloLens be announced at MWC 2019? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Microsoft, Trends, Barcelona, Computing, Virtual Reality, Mobile World Congress, Mixed Reality, Microsoft Hololens, Mwc 2019


Netflix recruits Steve Carell for the Trump-inspired comedy ‘Space Force’

Steve Carell, Netflix, and The Office showrunner Greg Daniels are teaming up for Space Force, a workplace comedy poking fun at the Trump White House's plans to establish a sixth branch of the U.S. military. The post Netflix recruits Steve Carell for the Trump-inspired comedy ‘Space Force’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Office, Trends, Netflix, Steve Carell, Trump, Trump White House, Movies & TV, Greg Daniels, Space Force, Steve Carell Netflix


Switzerland's Veeam Software just scooped up half a billion dollars in funding and the cofounder says he's ready to start buying companies

Veeam Software announced Wednesday that it has raised $500 million in funding from Insight Venture Partners. With the additional funding, Veeam is looking at companies to possibly acquire this year, especially in cloud management, data management, artificial intelligence, or machine learning. Veeam is capitalizing on the cloud wars because as more customers shift to the cloud, Veeam can help customers with moving and managing their data. Data management company Veeam Software raised $500 mil...
Tags: Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Switzerland, Vmware, Insight Venture Partners, Veeam, Michael Triplett, Veeam Software, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Veeam, Ratmir Timashev Co, Veeam Timashev, Timashev


It’s back! Here’s how to switch to Twitter’s reverse chronological feed

Twitter has finally brought back the reverse chronological feed, allowing you to see your feed based on the newest tweets, rather than using Twitter's algorithm that shows what it thinks you want to see. It's easy to switch. The post It’s back! Here’s how to switch to Twitter’s reverse chronological feed appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Twitter, Trends, Social Media, Reverse Chronological Feed