Tech incubator Y Combinator severs ties with Peter Thiel

The BuzzFeed sources raise the possibility that his exit could have come sooner. They say that Y Combinator ended its part-time partner program (in which Thiel was involved) sometime in 2016. Other partners moved to an “expert” program to advise startups, but Thiel didn’t follow them. It’s not clear why the relationship is over. Both …

Behind the Scenes of the Dubai Airshow Spending Spree (Photos)

Every two years, the giants of the aviation industry gather at an airport an hour south of the largest city in the United Arab Emirates, and the center of a booming new air travel market. The Dubai Airshow is effectively a massive shopping spree, where nearly 80,000 people wandered between the massive indoor exhibit hall …

Authorities serve Apple a warrant for Texas shooter’s iPhone

Two weeks ago today, 26 people were killed by a gunman at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Two phones were discovered at the scene: older push-button LG and what local news described as a “blood spattered” Apple iPhone SE. Now local law enforcement has served Apple with a search warrant in order to …

“7 tentativi di chiamate poi più nulla”, corsa contro il tempo per trovare il sottomarino argentino scomparso

Sette tentativi di chiamate satellitari provenienti dal sottomarino argentino disperso nell'Atlantico sono state registrate tra le 10 del mattino di sabato e le 3 del pomeriggio. Lo rendono noto i media locali citando il Ministero della Difesa … by Livio Acerbo #greengroundit #thisisnews #orecchioacerbo

100 cryptocurrencies described in four words or less

Nate Murray Contributor Nate Murray is a programmer, musician and beekeeper. He works at IFTTT and has been working with terabyte-scale data since 2009. This list describes cryptocurrencies. Each gets four words. There are many. Some are landmarks. Some are scams. Hopefully this provides orientation.   Name | Sym. | Description —————-|——-|—————————————— Bitcoin | BTC …

While You Were Offline: Steven Mnuchin Will Show You the Money

There might be no better sign of the state of the internet this year than the fact that a potential meme about the president awkwardly drinking water was quickly eclipsed by news of groping allegations against Democratic Senator Al Franken, and then that both of those stories were eclipsed by a tweet from the president. …

Android phones set to follow Apple’s lead with 3D sensors

The iPhone X has seen Apple moving from fingerprint sensors to advanced 3D face recognition sensors, and if a new report out of Asia is to be believed, Android manufacturers are going to follow the same path as 2018 unfolds. A report in DigiTimes says the likes of Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi are working on …