Southeast Asia’s Sea, formerly Garena, to raise upwards of $884M in US IPO
 Sea, the Singapore-based digital entertainment firm formerly known as Garena, is set to raise upwards of $884 million when it lists on the New York Stock Exchange Friday under ‘SE’. The company, which specializes in publishing games but also offers payment and e-commerce services, has priced its shares at $15 — above the $12-$14 range it previously set out. Sea originally… Read More ...
How Windows Defender’s New Exploit Protection Works (and How to Configure It)
Microsoft’s Fall Creators Update finally adds integrated exploit protection to Windows. You previously had to seek this out in the form of Microsoft’s EMET tool. It’s now part of Windows Defender and is activated by default.
2018 Jaguar F-Type 400 Sport first drive review
The 2018 Jaguar F-Type 400 Sport first drive review explores stats, pricing, and real-world performance of Jag’s latest hot rod. We took the latest limited-edition F-Type on a nice country drive through rural Ontario, and met some very polite Canadians along the way. The post 2018 Jaguar F-Type 400 Sport first drive review appeared first on Digital Trends....
HPE quits cloud servers, two weeks after telling El Reg it wouldn't do that
Company also plans 'consolidation' of product lines, locations and languages HPE has quit the business of providing custom servers to big cloud operators.…
DHL’s hefty autonomous mail robot won’t take the jobs of delivery workers
DHL is conducting trials of a new autonomous "PostBOT" robot that helps delivery workers by carrying the mail for them. It can deal with loads of up to 330 pounds and keeps close to the deliverer by tracking their legs. The post DHL’s hefty autonomous mail robot won’t take the jobs of delivery workers appeared first on Digital Trends....
When $100BN is not enough… Softbank is planning Vision Fund sequels
 Softbank looks to be preparing follow on raises to its first ~$100BN Vision Fund. Speaking to Nikkei today CEO Masayoshi Son said: “The Vision Fund was just the first step, 10 trillion yen is simply not enough… Read More ...
DHL’s autonomous mail robot is huge and won’t take the jobs of delivery workers
DHL is trialing a new autonomous "PostBOT" robot that helps delivery workers on their rounds by carrying the mail for them. It can deal with loads of up to 330 pounds and keeps close to the deliverer by tracking their legs. The post DHL’s autonomous mail robot is huge and won’t take the jobs of delivery workers appeared first on Digital Trends....
The snowplow is the next vehicle to get the driverless treatment
Daimler is building a driverless snowplow for places like airports. The computer-driven vehicles would be less reliant on autonomous technology such cameras, as the routes they take would be mapped and predictable. The post The snowplow is the next vehicle to get the driverless treatment appeared first on Digital Trends.
Watch Jeff Bezos smash champagne atop a wind turbine to launch a new wind farm
One way to get more people to hear about your new wind farm is to make a video of yourself standing on top of a turbine and smashing a bottle of champagne on it, which is precisely what Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos went and did. The post Watch Jeff Bezos smash champagne atop a wind turbine to launch a new wind farm appeared first on Digital Trends....
Crunch Report | Lyft Raises $1 Billion
Lyft raises $1 billion at an $11 billion valuation, Swedish lock maker Assa Abloy acquires August Home, MongoDB up 34% on stock market debut and Facebook is testing paywalls for Instant Articles. All this on Crunch Report. Read More ...
Madison Reed just raised another $25 million to open hair color bars across the U.S.
 You get to a certain age, and if you’re remotely vain (and let’s face it, you are), you need to have your hair colored fairly frequently. You’re hardly alone. Roughly 75 percent of women in the United States color their hair, which today adds up to an $18 billion opportunity for brands like L’Oréal and Clairol. It did, anyway. Eating into a growing percentage of… Read More ...
Google Daydream View (2017) review
Got a Samsung Galaxy Note 8? LG V30? Pixel 2 XL? Interested in virtual reality? Google’s Daydream View (2017) headset lets you quickly jump right in to play games, watch 360-degree content, and more. It costs a little more, but boasts considerably better build quality than its predecessor. The post Google Daydream View (2017) review appeared first on Digital Trends....
18 pessimistic opinions on the next 10 years of fake news (and 5 optimistic ones)
 A topic like fake news (more broadly the question of trust and verification on the internet) is a complex one. Sometimes you just have to poll the room and get a feel for what people are thinking before drawing any conclusions. That’s what Pew Internet did, contacting thousands of experts in tech, internet, and social policy and asking how they thought things would go. They were not… Read More ...
Keep your eyes on the road with Plex for Android Auto
Drivers who want access to their Plex media library while behind the wheel now have a much safer option with Plex for Android Auto. The new service provides a way to access media via voice. The post Keep your eyes on the road with Plex for Android Auto appeared first on Digital Trends.
Palmer Luckey’s new defense company Anduril looks interested in AR and VR on the battlefield
 Palmer Luckey’s new defense startup Anduril has aspirations well beyond a high tech border wall. According to new information on the company’s website and its hires, Anduril intends to apply its virtual reality pedigree to “real-time battlefield awareness for soldiers,” among other defense-centric specialties. As California records show, the company was incorporated in… Read More ...
Tired of trends, trolls, and tweets? Here’s how to delete your Twitter account
Getting tired of all the hashtags and 140-character drivel in your Twitter feed? Check out this guide for a quick rundown on how to delete your Twitter account and wipe your presence from the social media behemoth. The post Tired of trends, trolls, and tweets? Here’s how to delete your Twitter account appeared first on Digital Trends....
Atlassian is on one heck of a run
 When Atlassian went public at the end of 2015, it was a bit of an anomaly: a tech IPO whose numbers looked quite good with some profitability. It’s been almost two years since that IPO, and since then, the company’s valuation is at around $9 billion. The company popped 32% on its first day and hit a valuation of $5.8 billion. A lot of that is thanks to an insane run this year so… Read More ...
TWB Podcast: iPhone 8 issues, Home Awards, Security Drone, Robot War
Apple may be cutting production on the iPhone 8, a recap of the DT Home Awards, a Home Security Drone and more are covered on today's episode. The post TWB Podcast: iPhone 8 issues, Home Awards, Security Drone, Robot War appeared first on Digital Trends.
Nintendo nabs two-thirds of monthly game hardware sales thanks to Switch
 Nintendo has managed to lead the industry in video game hardware sales – by a wide margin – for September, which is a very promising sign going into the holiday shopping season. The Nintendo Switch helped this immensely, leading the industry as the top-selling console for the third straight month, and the fifth month overall that Switch has led sales since its introduction seven… Read More ...
Here are some Alexa answers that prove the AI is smarter than you think
Alexa is not only a virtual assistant, it can also be a talking encyclopedia, a joker, a calculator, a musician, and even a therapist. Here are a few Alexa answers, where the AI proves it's a pretty big smarty pants. The post Here are some Alexa answers that prove the AI is smarter than you think appeared first on Digital Trends.