'Coding Jam' uses musical blocks to teach kids programming concepts

'Coding Jam' uses musical blocks to teach kids programming concepts
Last year, Osmo expanded its iPad-based children's learning system with a program that teaches kids to code by linking tangible tiles with on-screen commands. Now the company's expanded its platform with Coding Jam, an add-on that assigns musical ton…
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DeepGraph feeds enterprise sales teams with hyper-targeted warm leads

DeepGraph feeds enterprise sales teams with hyper-targeted warm leads
 The best way to grow sales is to better understand sales, but unfortunately that’s often easier said than done. DeepGraph, a seed-stage startup, is launching out of stealth today to help sales teams reach the right potential customers at the right time. The company has closed $1 million in seed financing from Seabed VC, Neotribe Ventures, Kepha Partners and a number of angels.… Read More


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Judge sends Uber/Waymo case to DOJ for investigation

Judge sends Uber/Waymo case to DOJ for investigation
In the latest bad news for Uber, the judge presiding over its trade secrets lawsuit with Google self-driving car unit Waymo has asked federal prosecutors to investigate the case. Reuters and Bloomberg report that US District Judge William Alsup said…
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A day on the track with the ridiculous 2017 Ford GT supercar

A day on the track with the ridiculous 2017 Ford GT supercar
 A few weeks back, Ford invited us out to Salt Lake City to spend an afternoon in the 2017 Ford GT supercar. They’re only making 250 of these things per year, and they’ll go for around $500,000 each. Needless to say, I mulled it over for about 9 milliseconds before buying myself a plane ticket and heading for Utah. Before we dive in, a bit of backstory: back in 1963, Henry Ford II… Read More


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D-Link would like you to forget about its lax security

D-Link would like you to forget about its lax security
Back in January, the US Federal Trade Commission accused D-Link of putting customers in harm's way with its extremely negligent approach to security. According to the FTC, the company left hundreds of thousands of customers vulnerable to attack by fa…
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Waymo’s claims of trade secret theft could result in criminal case

Waymo’s claims of trade secret theft could result in criminal case
 When Waymo sued Uber earlier this year, claiming that its former employee stole 14,000 documents containing trade secrets about its self-driving car project and took the documents to Uber, it was a stain on Uber’s reputation. Now, it looks like the damage could be more extensive — the judge in the civil case has referred the theft claims to the U.S. Attorney for a possible… Read More


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Waymo’s lawsuit against Uber is going to trial, judge rules

Waymo’s lawsuit against Uber is going to trial, judge rules
 Waymo’s lawsuit against Uber, its competitor in the automated vehicle business, is going to trial. Judge William Alsup ruled that Uber could not force the lawsuit over theft of trade secrets into private arbitration. Waymo, the self-driving car subsidiary of Google’s parent company Alphabet, accused Anthony Levandowski, one of its former engineers, of stealing thousands of… Read More


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