Airbnb fights discrimination on its platform with policy changes, Oculus short movie ‘Henry’ wins an Emmy, Twitter adds Read Receipts for Direct Messages, Google buys Apigee for $625 million, and Pokemon Go hit $500 million in revenue. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
The agency’s new proposal would let you watch cable without renting a set-top-box—and watch it on any device you choose. The post The FCC Has a Plan to Free Us From Our Cable Boxes appeared first on WIRED.
Apple CEO Tim Cook said yesterday that Apple has sold over 1 billion iPhones making it the best-selling product of its kind in the history of the world. With a track record like that, it is no wonder people all over the world were waiting for this device.
A new study from the university’s Annenberg School has a new discouraging analysis of diversity in Hollywood–and suggestions for how to make it better. The post A New Plan for Fixing Hollywood’s Gender Problem: Actually Hire Women appeared first on WIRED.
Buying cool is the best way for big companies to stay cool. Snapchat rightly believes in itself, and now it’s getting bankers to bet on that vision without selling its precious equity. Snapchat has secured a line of credit led by Morgan Stanley, potentially with other banks participating, according to Recode. Snapchat can borrow against that credit line and pay it back later if it… Read More
Apple held its special event in San Francisco to announce the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, the Watch Series 2 and AirPods. It also announced that Pokemon Go will be coming to the Apple Watch and Nintendo is bringing Super Mario Brothers to the iPhone. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
I picked the phone up. I tapped the home button. And then I felt the difference. The post Hands On: The iPhone 7 Feels a Little Different-and a Lot the Same appeared first on WIRED.
The ESA found its lost comet probe, and a whole lot of science. The post Can You Find the Philae Lander Hiding on the Surface of a Comet? appeared first on WIRED.
As if Twitter’s deal to stream NFL Thursday Night Football didn’t convince you that the social network was going all-in on the NFL, maybe this will.
Twitter announced today (a day before tomorrow’s NFL season opener) that they made a custom hashtag emoji for every NFL team. There is also a #TNF hashtag for Thursday Night Football that shows the NFL logo on a helmet. Like… Read More
In just a few short hours, Apple will commence its annual September event in San Francisco. It all starts in San Francisco at 10AM PDT, New York at 1PM, London at 6PM, Paris 7PM and Tokyo at 8PM.