David Boloker Crunch Network Contributor David Boloker is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and CTO of Emerging Technologies. How to join the network Smart technology continues to streamline and transform nearly all aspects of our lives monitoring our sleep patterns, allowing us to...
Todays Stories Confirmed: DraftKings and FanDuel are merging into one company Amazon Prime Video is finally going global to give Netflix some serious competition Report: Apple asked manufacturing partners to explore making iPhones in the U.S. BuzzFeed authorizes $200 million flat round Sesame Streets VC fund...
Logan and Rory right before they are about to STEAL A YACHT.Image: NetflixAlways remember to pick up your nice clothes from the cleaners before important life events. In the year 2000, the world was forever changed thanks to the brilliant Amy Sherman-Palladino and a quaint Connecticut town. For...
Hyperloop One tells TechCrunch it has just settled an ongoing lawsuit brought against the company by its former co-founder Brogan BamBrogan and several former employees. BamBrogan,David Pendergast, William Mulholland and Knut Sauer filed the lawsuit against the company this summer, claimingthe technologythey built was being strangled by the...
Voters cast their ballots at Oakdale Elementary School in Frederick, Md., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.Image: AP Photo/Jon ElswickAs the results of the 2016 presidential election unfolded and it became clear Donald Trump would be elected president, many who supported Hillary Clinton openly wondered how they would talk to...
Yes, those are fox tails.Image: carolina panthers/twitterThe Cam Newton football fashion guide just reached a new level of flamboyance. Newton the Carolina Panthers quarterback known for his extravagant style showed up to warm-ups for Thursday Night Football in true form, with fox tails dangling from his already flashy...
Normally, I wouldn’t believe in this kind of thing but after watching this footage I have to consider the possibility. DeAnna Simpson and her husband put everything they had into buying their home in Hanover, PA. However, after they moved in, Simpson quickly learned it was haunted. According to...
Thanksgiving is such an amazing time to spend with family and friends. It’s a wonderful opportunity to get that warm and fuzzy feeling around the hearth with your loved ones. However, things don’t always go quite as planned. But isn’t that what makes life so interesting and lovely? With...
The New York Rangers and St. Louis Blues skate in front of a dasher board advertising the betting website DraftKings at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2015 in New York City.Image: Bruce Bennett / getty imagesThat was quite the long game. Fantasy sports gaming sites DraftKings and...
Traditional Wine-Bottle Christmas Tree Instagram / a1matthias We love a traditional Christmas tree as much as anyone. Bad Santa Christmas Tree Instagram / connychannie Hey, there’s nothing wrong with ending up on the naughty list! That’s doubly true if you have a bottle of wine to console you instead of a lump of coal. Rolling Rock...
Silicon Valley has been lampooned as the place where entrepreneurs like to declare theyre making the world a better place when theyre actually just trying to make money. But now a new, nonpartisan initiative called Debug Politics is encouraging the tech industry to live up to the catchphrase...
LONDON An Irish couple is live tweeting their journey as the anonymous pair travels across the Irish Sea to get an abortion in England. SEE ALSO: Something remarkable happened when this abortion rights mural was painted over The couple began tweeting in the early hours of Thursday morning as...
Joe Williams has sent a message to the people of Standing Rock that Australia cares.Image: joe williams/suppliedBack home in Australia, Wiradjuri man Joe Williams is known as a former football star, professional boxer, mental health advocate and an Indigenous role model. He visited the Standing Rock Indian Reservation...
HELLOImage: VICTORIA HO/MASHABLEBet you didn't know Pikachu had moves like these. On Friday morning, 10 yellow dancers performed in the first Pikachu parade brought here by the Japanese Pokmon company. SEE ALSO: Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson dances in Pikachu costume for his baby daughter Synchronised Pikachu dancers...
Ive always believed in second chances. But in our society, being convicted of a crime, no matter the severity, often means never being able to live a normal life again. Well, enough is enough, and its time for a change. We as a country need to take a...
When Amy Poole first got a glimpse of her son, she was shocked to see the tiny baby with a nose that looked a bit different from whatshe was used to seeing. The mother said she “almost couldn’t speak.” But after a few moments with her baby boy, she...
Heres an object lesson on the poor state of the so-called Internet of Things: Robert Stephens plugged a Wi-Fi-connected security camera into his network and it was compromised in 98 seconds. Stephens, a tech industry veteran, wasnt so naive as to do this without protecting himself. It was...
San Leandro-based Airspace Systems is making a business out of solving the toughest problems facing the emerging drone industry. The company designeda drone of its own, jam-packed with sensors and machine intelligence, toautonomouslyintercept threatening drones at high speeds and carrythem away from large crowds. If you think this...
Twitter's verification process seems to favor men.Image: Vicky Leta/MashableThe blue checkmark of a verified account has become a marker of legitimacy on Twitter. Yet, like other invented status symbols, it seems men are more likely to have one. It's difficult to determine just how many verified men there...
Sharon Jones, the Grammy-nominated soul and funk singer who led the Dap-Kings, died Friday after a long bout with pancreatic cancer. She was 60. Jones “was surrounded by her loved ones, including the Dap-Kings. Thank you for your prayers and thoughts during this difficult time,” a statement...