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Microsoft unveils a Cortana-powered thermostat

Microsoft unveils a Cortana-powered thermostat

Tech July 20, 2017 at 5:19 pm 0 comments

The latest addition to the smart thermostat space is a product that includes Microsoft’s Cortana virtual assistant.

We’re all familiar with the rise of the internet-enabled thermostats, thanks to the development of companies like Nest, and now Microsoft is entering …

Alexa devices get deep discounts for Amazon Prime Day

Alexa devices get deep discounts for Amazon Prime Day

Tech July 10, 2017 at 8:12 pm 0 comments

Amazon is deeply discounting its two most popular Alexa devices today, the Echo and Echo Dot, as the retailer’s annual Prime Day sale kicks off. Starting tonight at 6 PM PT, the Echo will receive a 50 percent price cut, …

After company all-hands, Arianna Huffington insists Uber is trying to be ‘better’

After company all-hands, Arianna Huffington insists Uber is trying to be ‘better’

Tech July 9, 2017 at 5:04 pm 0 comments

Uber had to douse more flames Tuesday.

Uber is becoming known for stamping out PR fires as much as it’s known as a ride-sharing app, but board member Ariana Huffington wants customers to believe they’re working toward "a better" company.…

Mike Pence needs to retire this bizarre space exploration story

Mike Pence needs to retire this bizarre space exploration story

Tech July 8, 2017 at 7:48 am 0 comments

Mike Pence takes a selfie like the young folks do.

Vice President Mike Pence has had a lot to say about space recently.

From announcing the reestablishment of the National Space Council with him as the head, to congratulating and …

WhatsApp is testing a business feature

WhatsApp is testing a business feature

Tech July 4, 2017 at 2:08 pm 0 comments

WhatsApp might be working on a business feature for small enterprises that will soon pilot in India, its biggest market, according to reports.

WhatsApp for Business, a version of the app, will help enterprises with 10 employees or less to …

It’s not your imagination, you are waiting longer for an UberPOOL using your commuter card

It’s not your imagination, you are waiting longer for an UberPOOL using your commuter card

Tech June 29, 2017 at 4:52 am 0 comments

Use a commuter benefits card to take UberPOOL? You might have noticed you have much longer wait time to get a ride than those using just a regular credit card.

We first received a tip that this might be happening …

2017 has given us some amazing singles so far, and here are the best ones

2017 has given us some amazing singles so far, and here are the best ones

Tech June 28, 2017 at 8:01 am 0 comments

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We’re at the halfway point of 2017, so all this week Mashable entertainment will be rolling out our 8.5 (Get it, half of ’17?) picks for the best of the year – so far! – in movies, …

Apple Music’s first new personalized playlist wants you to Chill

Apple Music’s first new personalized playlist wants you to Chill

Tech June 28, 2017 at 5:22 am 0 comments

This week Apple is beginning to roll out the first new personalized playlist under Apple Music’s ‘For You’ section. The playlist, entitled ‘Chill’ is muxed based on editorial curation and algorithmic interpretation of your musical tastes.

A small number of …

Sumo Logic lands $75 million Series F, on path to IPO

Sumo Logic lands $75 million Series F, on path to IPO

Tech June 27, 2017 at 5:11 pm 0 comments

Sumo Logic, the cloud-based log analysis platform, announced a $75 million round today, as the seven year old company could be entering the home stretch before an IPO.

While CEO Ramin Sayar was not ready or willing to commit to …

Ben Stiller hopes hashtag will spread awareness about the ‘worst humanitarian crisis’ since WWII

Ben Stiller hopes hashtag will spread awareness about the ‘worst humanitarian crisis’ since WWII

Tech June 26, 2017 at 8:17 am 0 comments

Displaced Somalis who fled the drought in southern Somalia wait to fill plastic containers with water in a camp in Mogadishu.

Ben Stiller is using his celebrity to spread the word about something extremely important — and you may have …