Dutch uni spinout gets $1.2M for its zero ink printing tech

Tocano, a spinout from Delft Technology University in the Netherlands which is working on an inkless printing technology, has closed a €1 million angel round to fund the next stage of its...

FTC warns companies that void warranties over using third-party services

The days of reading the small print to see whether a repair or new part for your ailing laptop will void its warranty may be coming to an end. The...

Conserve the Sound is an archive of noises from old tape players, projectors and...

All of us grew up around tech different from what we have today, and many of us look back on those devices with fondness. But can you recall the exact...

Massterly aims to be the first full-service autonomous marine shipping company

Logistics may not be the most exciting application of autonomous vehicles, but it’s definitely one of the most important. And the marine shipping industry — one of the oldest industries...

Under a millimeter wide and powered by light, these tiny cameras could hide almost...

As if there weren’t already cameras enough in this world, researchers created a new type that is both microscopic and self-powered, making it possible to embed just about anywhere and...

MIT’s new headset reads the ‘words in your head’

There’s always been a glaring issue with voice computing: Talking to a voice assistant with other people around makes you feel like a bit of a weirdo. It’s a big...

Now you can use your Echo to call the kids for dinner

Amazon just rolled out a long-promised for the Echo. Alexa Announcements turns the company’s smart speaker line into a one-way intercom system, letting owners communicate with the family across a...

Singapore-based smart lock maker Igloohome raises $4M

Singapore-based smart lock maker Igloohome has closed a $4 million Series A round. The investment was led by Insignia Ventures, the new firm started by ex-Sequoia venture partner Yinglan Tan. Phillip Private Equity,...

Smartsheet co-founder’s next project is a robotic rock picker-upper

A co-founder of Smartsheet, the enterprise collaboration startup that just filed for an IPO, is taking a hard right turn into the world of agriculture robotics. Brent Frei tells...

Last march of the Penryns: Intel cuts Spectre fixes for some older chips

As part of its ongoing efforts to patch its systems against the Meltdown and Spectre chip flaws, Intel indicated last month that it would be issuing fixes as...

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BlackBerry Mercury with physical QWERTY to launch on Feb 25

As expected, BlackBerry (or rather TCL) will take the full wraps off its next Android phone, the long-rumored Mercury, on February 25 ahead...