East Ventures closes new $30M fund to continue investing in Indonesia
 East Ventures is back at it again with another new fund to invest in early-stage companies in Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy and the world’s fourth most populous country. This new $30 million fund is the firm’s sixth to date in Southeast Asia, and remarkably its second in 2017 alone. Read More ...
Instagram is testing a ‘follows you’ feature on Android
It appears Instagram will finally add a ‘follows you’ feature that makes it possible to see whether another user is following you on the social network. This feature has popped up in testing for users in the Android app, though it doesn’t seem to be widespread at this time. The new ‘follows you’ tag appears on the the Instagram user’s … Continue reading...
Trump orders new sanctions against North Korea, Kim calls him 'deranged'
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions against North Korea on Thursday and Pyongyang's leader defiantly vowed to persist with its nuclear and missile programs and said it would consider measures against the United States. ...
Parallels 13 review
As great as MacOS is, a day will come when you might need to open up a Windows exclusive application, and when that day comes, you’ll be faced with a decision -- Boot Camp, or Parallels? The post Parallels 13 review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Lakers' Kyle Kuzma: Gettin' His Knuckle Game On With Celebrity Boxing Trainer
Here's Lakers rookie Kyle Kuzma serving notice to the rest of the NBA not to try him ... getting a lesson in the pugilistic arts from one of the most famous boxing trainers in the country. Kuzma -- one of the Lakers summer league standouts --…
Microsoft confirms plans for a new flagship store in Regent Street opposite Apple
 Shopping may be turning into an increasingly virtual experience, with people buying goods online and through apps, but there is no denying the power of a physical in-store experience — a lesson Microsoft is taking to heart. Today the company announced it will be opening a new flagship store in London — just a stone’s throw from the Apple flagship store. Read More ...
Database provider MongoDB has filed to go public
 MongoDB, a database software company based in New York, has filed to go public with the Securities and Exchange Commission as it continues to burn a ton of cash despite its revenue almost doubling year-over-year. The company, which provides open-source database software that became very attractive among early-stage startups, is one of a myriad of companies that have sought to go public by… Read More ...
Netflix HDR support arrives for iPhone 8, iPad Pro, and iPhone X
Netflix has just expanded its HDR and Dolby Vision support, announcing that these videos are now available on the iPad Pro, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and the iPhone X. It was a quiet announcement, as with the other devices that get Netflix HDR support, but represents a big expansion to its still-small list of supported mobile devices. Netflix has … Continue reading...
Benjamin Brush plays popular music to keep kids brushing their teeth
Benjamin Brush makes brushing teeth more fun with the aid of music. Users can download music from millions of tracks on the BleepBleeps Music Store. Each song plays for two minutes, giving everyone reason to keep brushing. The post Benjamin Brush plays popular music to keep kids brushing their teeth appeared first on Digital Trends....
Xzibit Shades 'Tackle My Ride,' I Ain't Watchin' That
The guy from "Pimp My Ride" says there's no chance in hell he's watching the NFL's car customizing show "Tackle My Ride" ... with Xzibit telling producers, "Good luck with that." Xzibit has had ZERO desire to reflect on his "Pimp My Ride" days ever…
Microsoft confirms plans for a new flagship store in Regent Street opposite Apple
 Shopping may be turning into an increasingly virtual experience, with people buying goods online  and through apps, but there is no denying the power of a physical in-store experience — a lesson that Microsoft takes to heart. Today the company announced that it would be opening a new flagship store in London in Regent Street near Oxford Circus — just a stone’s (or an… Read More ...
Take it from an HTC fan: this Google deal won’t help
I’m an HTC fan, but I can’t say I’m impressed by the company’s billion dollar deal with Google. The phone-maker has been instrumental in many of the most pivotal moments in modern smartphone history, producing some of my favorite devices in the process. I’ve also found myself at times being one of the company’s more vocal critics, though, and for … Continue reading...
Using cellphones and sewage, scientists can tell what drugs you’re taking
Asking people about their drug habits -- either legal or illicit -- unsurprisingly doesn't always result in reliable data. You know what does? Analyzing sewage and cellphone signals. The post Using cellphones and sewage, scientists can tell what drugs you’re taking appeared first on Digital Trends.
Scott Disick and Sofia Richie Kiss in Miami Beach
Scott Disick's moved on to his next fling, but he's keeping things consistent -- she's another hot young celeb still in her teens. Scott and 19-year-old Sofia Richie chilled on the beach in Miami Thursday after arriving together earlier in the day…
Xbox One’s Duke controller is a massive blast from the past
In an attempt to stand out from the competition, console manufacturers can sometimes be guilty of doing ridiculous things. There are many examples of wacky design decisions throughout gaming history, but one of the most legendary is the Duke controller for the original Xbox. Massive in every sense of the word, the Duke seemed equally lambasted and praised for its … Continue reading...
Stream yourself in a virtual costume with Instagram’s new live face filters
Instagram's augmented reality face filters are now available in real time. With the update, users can try on as many virtual effects as they like while still live-streaming on their phone. The post Stream yourself in a virtual costume with Instagram’s new live face filters appeared first on Digital Trends.
Aaron Hernandez's Fiancee Sues Patriots Over CTE Claims (LIVE STREAM)
1:00 PM PT -- Shayanna's lawyer is holding a press conference, and we are live streaming it here.Aaron Hernandez's fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, says Aaron killed himself as a result of severe CTE he suffered during his NFL career --…
ipsy launches its beauty product e-commerce business Shopper as hit hits 3M subscribers
 ipsy, a subscription service that delivers a collection of products to its users every month, has spent the last six years building up a community with millions of people obsessed with beauty products. And now that the company has more than 3 million subscribers — with a $10 per month subscription cost — it’s ready to get a little bit more aggressive by getting directly… Read More ...
Watch Lockheed Martin laser-blast drones from the sky
Lockheed Martin has demonstrated a new laser weapon prototype that is able to shoot drones out of the sky. The prototype was recently tested at the US Army’s Space and Missile Defense Command last month, where an Advanced Test High Energy Asset system called ATHENA was able to take down a total of five drones with about a 10ft wingspan … Continue reading...
Han Solo movie: News, trailers, and everything we know so far
Everyone knows he shot first, but there's still a lot we don't know about Han Solo. Here's everything we've rounded up so far about the 2018 movie that will explore the Star Wars smuggler's early years. The post Han Solo movie: News, trailers, and everything we know so far appeared first on Digital Trends.