Extra early-bird Disrupt tickets end 9/19
 Attention, startup fans in the U.K. and around the world. While December may seem like a long way away, TechCrunch Disrupt London will be here before you know it, so it’s time to start thinking about getting your tickets to the best startup show in Europe. Tickets to Disrupt London are available now through September 19 for the extra early-bird price point of just £800, a full £400 of… Read More ...
Prisma adds offline mode to its crazy popular art filter app
 Art filter app sensation Prisma, which has revved up from nothing to an incredible 55 million+ downloads for its iOS and Android apps in just two months this summer, has now added an offline mode. Read More ...
Leap Motion shows off Interaction Engine for their VR hand-tracking tech
 VR makes the most sense when you don’t have to learn the controls and stuff just works. Today, Leap Motion dropped an early access beta version of their Interaction Engine which makes it easier for developers to build VR environments can manipulate sophisticatedly with their hands. In a blog post, the company calls the engine “a layer that exists between the Unity game engine… Read More ...
Leap Motion shows off Interaction Engine for their VR hand-tracking tech
 VR makes the most sense when you don’t have to learn the controls and stuff just works. Today, Leap Motion dropped an early access beta version of their Interaction Engine which makes it easier for developers to build VR environments can manipulate sophisticatedly with their hands. In a blog post, the company calls the engine “a layer that exists between the Unity game engine… Read More ...
Parrot’s fixed-wing Disco drone dances into stores next month for $1300
With quadcopters dominating the consumer drone market, Parrot is hoping its unusual fixed-wing offering will prove a hit. The camera-equipped Disco, which launches next month for $1300, can reach speeds of 50 mph and stay airborne for around 45 minutes. The post Parrot’s fixed-wing Disco drone dances into stores next month for $1300 appeared first on Digital Trends....
Ex-Facebook Live manager launches live-streaming app with a focus on the personal
Alively is the new live-streaming app that wants to take the stress out of social live-streaming by allowing you to share your broadcasts with select friends and family instead of uploading them to social media. The post Ex-Facebook Live manager launches live-streaming app with a focus on the personal appeared first on Digital Trends....
Prisma now lets you transform your photos into works of art offline
Prisma, the photography app that retouches your pics to resemble the work of famous artists, has updated its iOS app to allow for offline image processing. The company says the update will free up server capacity, which will boost the app's speed. The post Prisma now lets you transform your photos into works of art offline appeared first on Digital Trends....
Crunch Report | New Tesla Model S Upgrade
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Tech is primed for an upswing
 The past 15 months has created a lot of confusion around where the technology sector is going. I’m constantly being asked by entrepreneurs if the timing is right to start a new business and would I invest in these current markets? Yes and yes. Read More ...
Beakor is the little black box for bikes, plus a whole lot more
It's surprise that cameras are being incorporated into gadgets for every sport, and cycling is no exception. The new cycling light-camera combo Beakor is a perfect example, and a live rearview is just one of its plethora of features. The post Beakor is the little black box for bikes, plus a whole lot more appeared first on Digital Trends....
Beakor is the little black box for bikes, plus a whole lot more
It's surprise that cameras are being incorporated into gadgets for every sport, and cycling is no exception. The new cycling light-camera combo Beakor is a perfect example, and a live rearview is just one of its plethora of features. The post Beakor is the little black box for bikes, plus a whole lot more appeared first on Digital Trends....
Listen to the premiere of TCBC, a new podcast from TechCrunch
 TechCrunch has a new podcast, and it’s TCBC, a show where I speak to a different writer on staff each week about their beat, the stories they’re following, and the tech news that’s most important to them right now. It’s something new we’re trying, and hopefully it helps bring home the stories we cover here at TechCrunch, giving you additional context that can be… Read More ...
One simple design change and video sliders now fit inside pockets (sort of)
Traditional video sliders are rather bulky, but the Wing uses a seemingly simple folding design to get a 16-inch range from a 5.5-inch device. While the tiny slider can only handle 3.3 pounds, that's three times the tiny slider's own weight. The post One simple design change and video sliders now fit inside pockets (sort of) appeared first on Digital Trends....
Live video minus Facebook equals Alively
 SMS is terrible, yet it’s still the way more than half of video gets shared on mobile. Meanwhile, Facebook is trying to turn everyone into famous broadcasters when most people just want to show close friends what they’re up to. That’s why Facebook’s product manager for Live, Vadim Lavrusik, defected from the social network to start his own video streaming iOS app… Read More ...
Hands on: Focal Utopia
Is it possible to get the same audio experience from a set of headphones as you would from an amazing set of loudspeakers? Focal spent four years coming up with an answer: Utopia. The post Hands on: Focal Utopia appeared first on Digital Trends.
Narrative Science can now describe your Tableau charts for you
 Tableau Software‘s shares soared 13 percent on Tuesday following the announcement that the data analytics provider has partnered with Narrative Science, a Chicago-based company that develops natural language generation (NLG) tools. The result of the partnership is Narratives for Tableau, a free Chrome extension that automatically creates written explanations for Tableau… Read More ...
Amazon lands TV reboot of Oscar-winner ‘The Departed’
Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning film The Departed is being rebooted as a TV series. The project is currently in development at Amazon and will reportedly be set in present-day Chicago. The post Amazon lands TV reboot of Oscar-winner ‘The Departed’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
New York Times journalists reportedly targeted by Russian hackers
 The FBI is reportedly looking into hacking attempts against U.S. journalists that may have been orchestrated by Russian intelligence services. New York Times journalists were among those targeted, CNN and the AP report. It’s not yet clear why the reported attacks on the Times and other publications are being attributed to Russia, but CNN tied them to the recent DNC hack. The security… Read More ...
‘Stranger Things’ Season 2: Here’s Everything We Know
Everyone wants to know whether "Stranger Things" will be back for a second season on Netflix, so here's everything we know so far about the popular show's potential return with more scary stories. The post ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2: Here’s Everything We Know appeared first on Digital Trends.
YC-backed CoinTent says it can help publishers deal with ad blockers
 CoinTent might be the solution for publishers worried about the money they’re losing to ad blockers. The San Francisco-based company started with a focus on paywalls, but it’s recently moved into offering publishers (including GQ) a broader range of solutions to deal with ad blockers. That doesn’t just mean inserting more ads. CEO Bradley Ross described CoinTent as… Read More ...