In a recent visit to Yahoo’s Sunnyvale headquarters, we got a better look at how the company is adapting the the mobile-first world. Read More
When we randomly got an invite to a Bay Area preview event for McLaren’s new $3 million hypercar a few weeks ago, we had to attend. Who could be there? Would we run into some familiar startup faces? Some venture capitalists who’ve managed to beat the S&P 500 and felt like rewarding themselves? Read More
Today’s announcement of YouTube Gaming, a standalone app and site focused on video game related content, shows the company isn’t sitting idly by while outside forces steal attention away from its massive library of content. By building a product around a specific vertical, it can build an experience untarnished by the random viewing habits that can throw off its recommendation… Read More
HomeSuite CEO David Adams wants to give people forced to move an easy way to stay somewhere nice for the duration of their visit or acclimation to a new city. His startup focuses on finding furnished and corporate housing for users, who typically sign up for leases of four to five months. Read More
Iin the last few years, companies like Counsyl and 23andme have made DNA testing a reality for thousands, pulling useful information from small samples of saliva or blood. To get a better idea of how these companies work, I visited Counsyl’s headquarters south of San Francisco. Read More
Apple had a lot to announce at its Worldwide Developer Conference this morning, and it was easy to miss big news as it happened during the two-hour-plus keynote. We’ve summed it up right here, with links to our coverage if you want to know more. Off the bat, Apple announced Mac OS X El Capitan. While it doesn’t come with a visual overhaul like last year’s Yosemite update,… Read More
The Apple Watch just became a much more interesting development platform with the announcement of watchOS 2 and a true native app SDK at WWDC this morning. Apple vice president Kevin Lynch came on stage to demonstrate the first new function available for third-part developers: Complications. Developers will be able to create widgets for the Apple Watch’s various watch faces, making… Read More
Apple senior vice president Craig Federighi just announced that the company is open-sourcing Swift, the programming language it debuted at its Worldwide Developer Conference last year. In addition to providing the code to Swift compilers and libraries for iOS and OS X, Federighi said Apple will go the extra step of providing that same source code built for Linux, too. That could lead to… Read More
At its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, Apple just announced the latest iteration of its desktop operating system.
Apple senior vice president Craig Federighi took the stage to debut the update, focusing on upgrades to Spotlight, the operating system’s built-in apps, and window management features.
Federighi began by demonstrating a few gestures in Mail, including… Read More
HAX-alumnus Electroloom is builidng a “3D printer for fabric,” spraying a solution containing a polyester/cotton blend on a template to create clothing without seams. Read More