Month: November 2018

Snapchat’s parent company is trying again with a new version of its Spectacles glasses —this time with two cameras, at a price of $350 (SNAP)

Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, is releasing a new version of its Spectacles camera glasses, Cheddar reports. The newest model of Snapchat’s Spectacles will reportedly come equipped with two cameras instead of one, and will cost $350 — way more than previous versions.  According to Cheddar, Snap is planning to produce around 24,000 pairs […]

How an automatic floodgate is helping communities against natural disasters

This floodgate can work in flash floods and areas that are unprepared for natural disasters. Watch the video above to see how FloodBreak can save communities from natural disasters. Following is the transcript of the video. This automatic floodgate can rise against floods. The higher the water levels, the higher the gate will rise, until […]

$27 billion Autodesk just acquired the Google and Sequoia-backed construction startup PlanGrid (ADSK)

AutoDesk will acquire the construction productivity software startup PlanGrid for $875 million, the company announced Tuesday. AutoDesk, the $27 billion software company best known for its architecture program AutoCAD, will acquired PlanGrid for $875 million, the company announced Tuesday. Founded in 2012, PlanGrid is a GV (formerly Google Ventures) and Sequoia Capital-backed construction productivity tool.  […]

E-commerce site is infected not by one, but two card skimmers

Enlarge (credit: Mighty Travels) Payment card skimming that steals consumers’ personal information from e-commerce sites has become a booming industry over the past six months, with high-profile attacks against Ticketmaster, British Airways, Newegg, and Alex Jones’ InfoWars, to name just a few. In a sign of the times, security researcher Jérôme Segura found two competing groups […]

The best TV deals of Black Friday

The best time to realize you need a new TV is in early November, when Black Friday is right around the corner.  Indeed, stores like BestBuy, Walmart, and Target have offered up some pretty tempting deals for Black Friday. (You have no idea how difficult it is to resist temptation when compiling a list like […]