Appian prices application software IPO at $12

Virginia-based Appian is finally braving the public markets, after a long journey…

Acko is an ambitious digital play to disrupt India’s $10B insurance industry

Acko is an under-the-radar startup that wants to disrupt India’s insurance industry…

SoftBank adds Brazil’s 99 to its ridesharing portfolio with a $100 million investment

SoftBank, known for investing in ridesharing apps that aren’t Uber, has added…

Google’s AlphaGo AI wins three-match series against the world’s best Go player

Google’s AlphaGo AI has once again made the case that machines are now…

Xiaomi’s new Mi Max 2 smartphone claims a two-day battery

Fresh from announcing the Mi 6, its latest flagship smartphone, last month,…

Sphero Ultimate Lightning McQueen

We’ve come a long way from the remote-controlled cars of our youth….

Land Rover Defender Rooftop Sleeper Conversion

Make your 110 even more useful with a Land Rover Defender Rooftop…

DJI Spark is a mini drone everyone can fly

UPDATE: We now have official UK and AU pricing for the DJI…

Overwatch’s Jeff Kaplan on how his team built a future worth fighting for

“More. Mega. Unexpected. Awesome. Amaaazing.” This is what game director Jeff Kaplan…

Sony shift: Xperia X and Xperia X Compact to be axed

Sony is shaking up its smartphone lineup, putting an end to one…

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The best TV shows are fragmented. At one time you could use…

Acer’s new Nitro 5 is its next mobile PC gaming machine for the masses

Getting it in well ahead of Computex 2017 festivities in Taipei, Taiwan…

Acer Spin 1 is a tiny 2-in-1 laptop aimed to be creatives’ sidekick

Seemingly a fan of computing devices both massive and miniature, Acer has…

Foursquare data shows international tourism to the U.S. is down

International tourism to the U.S. is down, according to Foursquare location data….

Boeing will build DARPA’s XS-1 experimental spaceplane

You can hear the champagne corks popping here in Seattle as Boeing…

New Smart Fortwo EV: fewer dollars, more miles

Mercedes-Benz announced the price of its new electric 2017 Smart Fortwo: $23,800…

Flexible retail startup Bulletin raises $2.2M

Bulletin, the startup that describes itself as “WeWork for retail space,” is…

The Fortune Tellers

Authors love telling the future. Dark dystopias and surreal comedies give a…

Whippet Folding Bike

Striking just the right balance between comfort and compactness, the Whippet Folding…

The Walking Dead’s Beet and Acorn Cookies

A show about the zombie apocalypse isn’t the first place you’d think…

Smith Optics Lowdown Sunglasses

The sun is out and you’re soaking it up more and more,…

Garmin Virb 360 Camera

Using a pair of fisheye lenses facing opposite directions and an intelligent…

MVMT Black Rose Voyager Watch

Mixing a brushed black stainless steel case with rose gold accents, the…

DJI Spark Mini Drone

The DJI Spark Mini Drone won’t turn you into a Jedi. You…

Game of Thrones / Season 7

The world is collapsing on Cersei Lannister. From every point of the…

Smoke-Lyster House

Designed in the mid-Seventies for a mathematics professor, the Smoke-Lyster House uses…

Ultimate Lightning McQueen

We’ve come a long way from the remote-controlled cars of our youth….

Dornoch Experimental Batch Gin

At a small distillery in Dornoch, Scotland they make gin the old-fashioned…

Dan Auerbach / Waiting On a Song

Producer and Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach announced his surprise solo album…

Research Expedition Vessel

Thankfully, the world’s biggest, heaviest yacht won’t be sentenced to carrying around…

A Capsule Hotel Comes to Town in Napoli

We’ve shared capsule hotels before (see here and here) but this hospitality…

Made in London: Rachel Scott

This is the second our Made in London series of films about…

The 15 best SIM-free phones and deals 2017

If you’re looking to buy a SIM-free phone you’ve come to the…

Sphero’s Cars 3 Lightning McQueen racing car is ‘the most advanced robotic toy ever’

Robotic toy maker Sphero is really on a roll at the moment. …

Apple Pencil coming to iPhone? Apple patent shows stylus options explored

An Apple patent filed in 2015 shows that the Cupertino-based company has…

Best lenses for portraits: 5 sensibly priced options tested

Professional portrait photographers may favour top-money lenses such as the Canon EF…

The best cheap 4K TV deals in May 2017

Spent way too much of your free time looking for the perfect…

Next-gen Oculus Rift headsets could focus on holographic displays

VR is incredible. Anyone who has spent any time with either of…

It doesn’t matter if you hate the new Nokia 3310, it’s already done its job

The new Nokia 3310 has taken a bit of a beating in…

Surface Pro release date, news and features

Microsoft hosted an event to show off new hardware on May 23, and…

Jil Sander Store · Berlin, Germany

The design of the Jil Sander store on Kurfürstendamm in Berlin keeps up with…

The Interaction Of Humans And Nature Illustrated By Kirsten Beets

Cape-Town-rooted artist Kirsten Beets works predominantly with oil paint on paper. Her…

Nike Adds a Little Bit of Sole For iPhone Toting Sneakerheads

It’s been nearly a decade – June 29, 2007, to be precise…

Ultraframe: New Work From UM Project

As its name might suggest, Ultraframe is a study in well, frames….

MUT Design’s Twins Family Grows with New Additions

Designed by MUT Design for Expormim, the Twins family began with just…

Jouw: Not For the Faint of Heart

Jouw is taking the art of dining to a whole new level….

Ikea’s smart light bulbs will work with Amazon Alexa, Apple Siri and Google Assistant

Ikea’s smart light bulbs will answer to voice commands starting this summer….

Rocket Internet sells 51% of fashion site Namshi to Dubai’s Emaar Malls for $151M

Emaar Malls missed out on a bid to buy Souq when Amazon…

Healthcare booking platform DocPlanner raises €15M Series D

DocPlanner, the European online booking platform for healthcare appointments, has raised €15…

Taboola intros Facebook-style ‘news feed’ to target mobile users with more links

Taboola, the startup that works with hundreds of publishers to provide a…

Just some of the investors you’ll run into at #TheEuropas, June 13, London

In partnership with TechCrunch, The Europas Conference & Awards, is a different…

Build-Your-Own Dynamiq Yacht

It’s not unusual for yacht buyers to choose nearly every detail of…

Trump: No, really, “the Palestinians are ready to reach for peace”

Fact check: half true, at least when it comes to leadership. Donald Trump seems…

Anti-Russia or anti-Trump? Democratic support for NATO soars to modern high

What I mean in the headline is, is it their animosity towards…

7 Awesome things you can do with your Android Phone

Android is an extremely powerful operating system that can be used for…

Facebook Live will soon have more ways to connect with friends during broadcasts

Facebook continues to pump up its Live streaming service with new features,…

The best Macs to buy in 2017: Apple’s top iMacs, MacBooks and more

Although we’re bound to see the arrival of new MacBooks next month…

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is going to be the weirdest game at E3 2017

Crossover events happen all the time in video games. Sometimes they’re amazing,…

Top 10 deals you need to check out on Flipkart

Flipkart is offering a plethora of products with discounts and and attractive…

Yes, Samsung Galaxy S8’s iris scanner can be hacked – here’s how

The Samsung Galaxy S8 iris scanner isn’t completely foolproof, according to German…