Oculus CTO: ‘We missed an opportunity’ with Gear VR

At the Oculus Connect developer conference, one of the company’s veteran executives offered some insights on the end of its best-selling product. “As we move forward into the future with Quest, it is probably time for me to give a bit of a eulogy for Gear VR,” CTO John Carmack told the audience. Carmack detailed […]

Daily Crunch: Amazon announces new Alexa devices

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Everything Amazon announced at its Alexa event Amazon held a big shindig yesterday to announce a whole bunch of new hardware […]

Gatsby raises $15M Series A for its modern web development platform

Gatsby, a platform that uses modern web technologies like React and GraphQL to help developers build better sites faster, today announced that it has raised a $15 million Series A round led by CRV. Previous investors Trinity Ventures, Mango Capital, Fathom Capital and Dig Ventures also participated, as did Kong CEO Augusto Marietti and Adobe […]

Uber Incubator launches to develop new products and services

Uber today announced Uber Incubator, an initiative open to both Uber employees and those outside the Uber organization to develop products and services on top of Uber’s platform. “Our process follows lean startup methodologies,” Uber wrote in a blog post. “We provide support and resources to teams with a compelling opportunity, so they can rapidly […]

Uber is adding the ability to text 911 in-app

Sexual assaults and other safety-related issues are unfortunately a reality in the ride-hailing business. Uber, which has been the subject of some of these allegations, just announced the ability for riders to text 911 from within the app. During a ride, riders can access Uber’s safety toolkit to text 911 a prepopulated message of all […]

My Galaxy Fold display is damaged after a day

Samsung’s new rebooted Galaxy arrives this week with one job: it just needs to not break. I’d already spent thousands of words breaking down the ins and outs of the product the first time around. This round, on the other hand, was more about making sure everything worked. Back in April, I was among the […]

5 memories to celebrate Google Classroom’s 5th birthday

Five years ago, the world watched feats of human strength and spirit at the Olympics in Socci and the World Cup in Rio. A robot made the first-ever landing on a comet. Citizens of the internet dumped buckets of ice on their heads to raise awareness and...

Vapor: Reusable Vendors

Beginning today, we are launching a new, opt-in feature for Laravel Vapor that allows Vapor to reuse the "vendor" directory from previous deployments if the contents of the vendor directory has not changed.This new feature has been lau...

Game on: Your Xbox One now works with the Google Assistant

When you’re in the zone playing a video game, multitasking becomes difficult. You might miss capturing a fun in-game moment to share with friends, or forget to turn down the volume late at night.  We think the Assistant can be a great teammate to help ...

A new tool to help Italian companies grow with AI

Saccheria Franceschetti, a family business based in Brescia, Italy, has seen a lot of change in the 80 years since it was founded. Originally set up to produce bags from old fabric, it has now adopted 21st-century solutions like artificial intelligence...

More improvements for Android on entry-level phones

In many places in the world, entry-level smartphones are often the first and only way people get access to the internet. As we build Android for everyone, making sure that these devices are affordable and high quality is a top priority. That’s why we l...

Follow the journey of 13 Latino Trailblazers

Fondly referred to as “El Barrio,” East Harlem is home to one of the largest Latino communities in New York City. It was here that I grew up learning about and celebrating my Puerto Rican and Dominican heritage. From the vibrant murals depicting Latino...

How Google invests in news

Every time you search on Google, there are thousands, sometimes millions, of webpages with helpful information. When you’re looking for news, those pages could be from a large traditional news publisher or a new digital outlet. They could be from a loc...

Can SEO Be Made Predictable? via @iQuanti

Leveraging the power of data can help build predictability and change the way we approach SEO altogether.The post Can SEO Be Made Predictable? via @iQuanti appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

Laravel v6.0.4 released

Laravel v6.0.4 is released in 2019/09/24, here are the changes we`ve merged into this release.AddedAdded TestResponse::assertJsonPath() method (#29957)Added hasMacro \ getGlobalMacro \ hasGlobalMacro&...