DxO One camera for Android on the way new accessories debut
The best compact camera smartphone attachment you can buy is getting an Android version, and a heap of updates for the existing iPhone model that make it even better (and it’s already excellent). The DxO One, DxO’s first camera hardware, gets a free software update this morning that adds Facebook Live multi-camera streaming, time-lapse an more, and customers can sign up to find… Read More
LimeBike raises 50M to further its bike-sharing ambitions
LimeBike, one of several companies competing in the rapidly expanding bike-sharing space, has raised a $50 million C round to continue building out the operation. The company is also looking into ways to differentiate itself from the competition — including the two 900-pound Chinese gorillas in the industry, Ofo and Mobike. Read More
‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’ reimagined in 8-bit for 40th anniversary
Close Encounters of the Third Kind is 40 years old, which is a bit hard to believe, so this ‘retro’ 8-bit recreation of the seminal Steven Spielberg sci-fi movie is actually modern compared to its actual release date. I think.
Still, it’s a fun homage from fan Christopher Harrison, and one that Close Encounters is using to promote its 4K UHD and Blu-ray release. Both those… Read More
IBM is using the blockchain to speed up and simplify cross-border payments
The blockchain has long been seen as a method to quicken (and cheapen) cross-borders payments, and now that movement — which includes a number of startups making moves privately — just got its highest profile advocate after IBM announced its own solution focus on banks.
The computing giant has teamed up with blockchain startup Stellar and payment company Kickex to launch a… Read More
WPA2 shown to be vulnerable to key reinstallation attacks
A key reinstallation attack vulnerability in the WPA2 wi-fi protocol has been made public today. Security researcher Mathy Vanhoef has identified what he dubs a “serious weakness” in the wireless protocol. Read More