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Having ditched Windows 10 Mobile, NuAns is crowdfunding new Neo Reloaded Android 7.1 phone

The NuAns Neo ran Windows 10 Mobile, but the Neo Reloaded runs Android 7.1 Nougat. Priced from $355, the design of the Neo Reloaded is similar to the old model, but some key specs have been upgraded. Read more...

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On-demand ride service Gett confirms acquisition of rival Juno for $200M, as Uber's rivals consolidate businesses; Gett CEO says firm hopes to raise this year (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
On-demand ride service Gett confirms acquisition of rival Juno for $200M, as Uber's rivals consolidate businesses; Gett CEO says firm hopes to raise this year  —  The competitive landscape for transportation apps has become a little smaller today.  Gett has announced that it has acquired Juno, a rival in the New York market.


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Come celebrate World Hypocrisy Day

Silicon Valley has a problem with IP. And it won't grow up Comment  Thanks to the World Intellectual Property Organization, today is World Intellectual Property Day 2017. Perhaps this celebration needs a dark companion – World Hypocrisy Day. Here's why.…

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Grab "The Ultimate HTML Reference" eBook by SitePoint - for free

On the surface, HTML may seem simple but there's much more to it than meets the eye, and now thanks to our partners, you can pick up "The Ultimate HTML Reference" eBook - for free. Read more...

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Spotify acquires Mediachain, the firm behind an open, blockchain-based tool for recognising artist's work online (Paul Sawers/VentureBeat)

Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Spotify acquires Mediachain, the firm behind an open, blockchain-based tool for recognising artist's work online  —  Spotify has acquired Mediachain, the New York-based startup behind an open source peer-to-peer database and protocol for registering, identifying, and tracking creative works across the internet.


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Amazon makes Alexa a fashionista with all-new Echo Look

Amazon Echo, and the associated Alexa voice assistant, are wildly popular. This is fairly surprising, as you would expect such a successful product to come from Apple or Google. While the latter has since launched its "Home" competitor, Amazon's offering still reigns supreme in the hearts and minds of consumers. Not satisfied with resting on its laurels, today, Amazon announces that it is pushing the envelope even further. You see, the company will be launching a new product -- Echo Look. This device works with Alexa like the other Echo products, but with a unique twist -- it has a camera. No,… [Continue Reading]

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