News

5bb0d435be2012ec3f8b4568 1920 960
Sep 30, 2018
By Ellen Cranley
5bb0f11a8cec63da438b4567 2732 1366
Sep 30, 2018
By Linette Lopez
5aa2f98b2e867219008b4693 1920 960
Sep 30, 2018
By Joe Ciolli
5baaf588a135a2e5678b4568 2732 1366
Sep 29, 2018
By Michelle Mark
5bab8b45ea40023e6f8b4567 1920 960
Sep 30, 2018
By Mark Matousek
5ba2991a0ce5f592208b53c5 1136 568
Sep 27, 2018

Why vanilla is so expensive

Vanilla prices have climbed so high it's worth more by weight than silver. This increase in price has to do with a number of factors, including vanilla bean theft, complex pollination, extreme weather, and the rise of the "all natural" food movement.

By Alyssa Pagano, Gina Echevarria
5bae8355e55aa8562b8b456b 2732 1366
Sep 28, 2018
By Rob Price
5bad35cc8cec63db138b4567 1136 568
Sep 28, 2018
By Rob Price, Skye Gould, Samantha Lee
5baf32d29c5d6736358b4568 1136 568
Sep 29, 2018
By Reuters
5baf3d919c5d678c358b4567 1334 667
Sep 29, 2018
By Alison Millington
Grabcar
Oct 09, 2018

Microsoft invests in Grab to bring AI and big data to on-demand services

Microsoft has made a strategic investment in ride-hailing and on-demand services company Grab as part of a deal that includes collaborating on big data and AI projects. Under the agreement, Singapore-based Grab will adopt Microsoft Azure as its preferred cloud platformAzure cloud computing service.…

By Kirsten Korosec
Opengraph default
Oct 08, 2018

Looking back at Google+

Google+ is shutting down at last. Google announced today it’s sunsetting its consumer-facing social network due to lack of user and developer adoption, low usage and engagement. Oh, and a data leak. It even revealed how poorly the network is today performing, noting that 90% of Google+ user s…

By Sarah Perez
5bbbd2b81785495acd451e15 853x480 u v1
Oct 08, 2018
By TC Video
Bitcoinoldmoney
Oct 08, 2018

Binance will disclose listing fees and donate them to its own charity

The biggest cryptocurrency exchange wants to make its coin listing process a bit less sketchy. In a Medium post on Monday, the company said that moving forward it would disclose fees that arise in the process of getting a coin listed on the exchange and donate all listing fees to charity. Specifica…

By Taylor Hatmaker
Nubank
Oct 08, 2018

Nubank is now worth $4 billion after Tencent's $180 million investment

Nubank, the Brazilian financial services company, has raised $180 million from the Chinese internet giant, Tencent. Tencent has long been interested in financial services startups, and with its $90 million direct investment and another $90 million investment in the secondary market the company now …

By Jonathan Shieber
Portal light a
Oct 08, 2018

Facebook, are you kidding?

Facebook is making a video camera. The company wants you to take it home, gaze into its single roving-yet-unblinking eye and speak private thoughts to your loved ones into its many-eared panel. The thing is called Portal and it wants to live on your kitchen counter or in your living room or whereve…

By Taylor Hatmaker
Img01
Oct 08, 2018

The Casio Rangeman GPR-B1000 is a big watch for big adventures

The Casio Rangeman GPR-B1000 is comically large. That’s the first thing you notice about it. Based on the G-Shock design, this massive watch is 20.2mm thick and about 60mm in diameter, a true dinner plate of a watch. Inside the heavy case is a dense collection of features that will make your …

By John Biggs
Gettyimages 458695985
Oct 08, 2018

Here's how Google is revamping Gmail and Android security

Eager to change the conversation from their years-long exposure of user data via Google+ to the bright, shining future the company is providing, Google has announced some changes to the way permissions are approved for Android apps. The new process will be slower, more deliberate, and hopefully sec…

By Devin Coldewey
Shutterstock 181640888
Oct 08, 2018

Machinify raises $10 million to help businesses use AI to monetize data

Data is valuable — if you know how to access it and reap the insights from it. That’s where Machinify comes in. The artificial intelligence c which just raised a $10 million Series A round led by Battery Ventures with participation from GV and Matrix Partners. “Our core notion is …

By Megan Rose Dickey
Google security check
Oct 08, 2018

Google+ to shut down after coverup of data breach

Google is about to have its Cambridge Analytica moment. A security bug allowed third-party developers to access Google+ user profile data since 2015 until Google discovered it in March, but decided not to inform users. When a user gave permission to an app to access their profile data, the bug also…

By Josh Constine
150127 0772
Sep 28, 2018
By Maureen Lee Lenker
113233 1214b
Sep 28, 2018
By Lynette Rice
Gettyimages 866353042
Sep 28, 2018
By Aja Hoggatt
Ew s 2891289121921
Sep 28, 2018
By Clark Collis
Thenap0121r
Sep 28, 2018
By Jessica Derschowitz
Shutterstock editorial 9234772a huge.jpg?crop=0px%2c0px%2c2700px%2c1417
Sep 28, 2018
By Christina Dugan
Twergwfqd1
Sep 28, 2018
By Alexia Fernandez
1418307 2600000 zoomed20180724 9697 f6msfw
Sep 28, 2018
By Clark Collis
Tgp 218y2982189290121.jpg?crop=0px%2c0px%2c2700px%2c1417
Sep 28, 2018
By Dan Snierson
Ck ep102 scp ke 0023 f.jpg?crop=0px%2c0px%2c2700px%2c1417
Sep 28, 2018
By Maureen Lee Lenker