VR needs to be led by creatives, not hardware cycles - Virtual reality is the technology of the moment. Since Oculus first appeared on the scene in 2012, t... more: techradar.com/news/vr-needs-to

CNC Tellurion Lets You See the Earth and Moon Dance - Kids – they’re such a treasure. One minute you’re having a nice chat, the next minutes they’re tes... more: hackaday.com/2019/02/16/cnc-te -code

It's your last weekend to grab one of the best SIM only deals ever: £20 p/m for unlimited data - Oh Three, with this extraordinary SIM only deal you have really been spoiling us. Since this Black F... more: techradar.com/news/its-your-la

Profile of real estate ad giant Zillow, as it joins the new breed of "iBuyers" who flip homes at a massive scale using algorithms for granular price predictions (Patrick Clark/Bloomberg) - Patrick Clark / Bloomberg:Profile of real estate ad giant Zillow, as it joins the new breed of “... more: techmeme.com/190216/p1#a190216

You Are Your Own Tactile Feedback - [Maurin Donneaud] has clearly put a lot of work into making a large flexible touch sensitive cloth... more: hackaday.com/2019/02/15/you-ar -textile

This Kerosene Lantern Becomes A Compact Bioreactor - A bioreactor is a useful thing to have in any biology lab. Fundamentally, it’s a tank in which bio... more: hackaday.com/2019/02/15/this-k

After outrage over Chrome ad-block block plan, Google backs away from crippling web advert, content filters - Revised proposals attempt to address worries over Manifest v3 API changes Google has proposed chan... more: go.theregister.com/feed/www.th

Twitter hides tweet that appears to be from Iran's supreme leader - CNET - Twitter said the tweet violated its rules against making threats of violence or wishing for the de... more: cnet.com/news/twitter-hides-tw

Google reportedly scored tax breaks using secret shell companies - CNET - The news comes a day after Amazon said it was canceling plans for a New York hub. more: cnet.com/news/google-reportedl

Apple to buy AI voice startup PullString, report says - CNET - It's the same technology that helps power apps on Alexa and Google Home Assistant more: cnet.com/news/apple-reportedly

Steve Jurvetson tells all: about his new $200 million fund, his new partner, his new shopping list, and more - Steve Jurvetson is staging a comeback, disclosing today that his new San Francisco-based, early-sta... more: feedproxy.google.com/~r/Techcr

Twitter hides a tweet, reportedly from Iran's head of state, for pointing out that a previous leader's verdict to murder novelist Salman Rushdie is still valid (Ryan Mac/BuzzFeed) - Ryan Mac / BuzzFeed:Twitter hides a tweet, reportedly from Iran's head of state, for pointing ou... more: techmeme.com/190215/p21#a19021

How's this for sci-fi: A cosmic river of 4,000 stars dazzles lifeforms as it flows through a galaxy. And that galaxy is the Milky Way - And said lifeforms include us humans on Earth If you’re living in Earth's southern hemisphere, cha... more: go.theregister.com/feed/www.th

Amazon launched its HQ2 contest before some politicians made it a corporate villain and it overreached in NYC by extracting huge tax breaks behind closed doors (Jason Del Rey/Recode) - Jason Del Rey / Recode:Amazon launched its HQ2 contest before some politicians made it a corpora... more: techmeme.com/190215/p20#a19021

Hasbro’s new Fortnite Nerf guns launch on March 22nd, with preorders starting today - Hasbro, owner of the Nerf brand, today revealed its full lineup of Fortnite-themed Nerf products, in... more: theverge.com/2019/2/15/1822695

Enter to win* a streamer and DC Universe merch! - CNET - One lucky Instagram follower will take home a Roku Express and a bunch of swag exclusive to DC Uni... more: cnet.com/news/dc-comics-roku-s

Security researcher says Twitter retains direct messages for years, including messages users have deleted, which may be illegal under the EU's new GDPR laws (TechCrunch) - TechCrunch:Security researcher says Twitter retains direct messages for years, including message... more: techmeme.com/190215/p19#a19021

This Home Made Power Hacksaw Cuts Quick And Clean - If you’re cutting metal in the workshop, you’re likely using a table-mounted cutoff saw, or perhap... more: hackaday.com/2019/02/15/this-h

Source: Didi to lay off ~2,000 people, or 15% of its workforce, from non-essential business units this year, as it focuses on its core ride-hailing services (Josh Horwitz/Reuters) - Josh Horwitz / Reuters:Source: Didi to lay off ~2,000 people, or 15% of its workforce, from non-e... more: techmeme.com/190215/p17#a19021

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