Identity management software provider Okta files for today’s second $100M IPO

Identity management software provider Okta files for today’s second 0M IPO
Identity management graphic It looks like Snap’s (at least perceived) successful IPO has officially opened the window: following Yext officially filing for an IPO this afternoon, identity management software company Okta just dropped its official filing for an IPO. After much hand-wringing about whether or not 2017 would avoid last year’s fate of an IPO drought, we’ve seen three IPOs all within the span… Read More


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Sony put four perspectives in one VR headset

Sony put four perspectives in one VR headset
At the back of a cold gray warehouse in Austin, Texas, I put on a headset and proceeded to chase three strangers in a game of tag at SXSW. I was expecting an immersive VR experience far removed from reality but instead the head mounted display split…
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AI takes the headaches out of transcribing voice recordings

AI takes the headaches out of transcribing voice recordings
Ask many interviewers about their least favorite part of the job and they'll almost always point to transcription. It can take hours to turn even a short chat into text, which is a serious pain for everyone from reporters to police interrogators. C…
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Sir Tim Berners-Lee warns of the threats to today’s web

Sir Tim Berners-Lee warns of the threats to today’s web
 Sir Tim Berners-Lee doesn’t issue too many proclamations, but those he does are usually quite sensible. The latest, occasioned by the 28th anniversary of Sir Tim’s paper proposing the World Wide Web, warns of the three primary threats to the ecosystem that web has into. Read More


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New York-based Yext files for IPO

New York-based Yext files for IPO
 Yext, the company that powers location data in search results, has revealed its IPO filing. The business will be able to join the stock market as soon as April. The offering is said to raise $100 million, but that number is subject to change. We will get more of an indication in the coming weeks about how Yext plans to price its shares. With clients like Best Buy, McDonalds and Marriott,… Read More


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The Autonomous Future of Warfare Looks a Lot Like Pokémon Go

The Autonomous Future of Warfare Looks a Lot Like Pokémon Go

The Autonomous Future of Warfare Looks a Lot Like Pokémon Go

The head of the Pentagon’s Strategic Capabilities Office explains how apps can help show the future of war. The post The Autonomous Future of Warfare Looks a Lot Like Pokémon Go appeared first on WIRED.
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Drone operators outnumber any other type of Air Force pilot

Drone operators outnumber any other type of Air Force pilot
While some might still think of joystick-wielding aviators as the stuff of science fiction, that's no longer the case. A top general told reporters last week that there are now more jobs for drone pilots in the US Air Force than there are for pilots…
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Swiss researchers are developing edible robots made of gelatin

Swiss researchers are developing edible robots made of gelatin
 A new paper released by researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) details the creation of gelatin-based actuators, a technology that could bring us closer to edible robots. It’s an admittedly strange dream, one the team hasn’t quite wrapped its head around at this early stage. In a conversation with TechCrunch, Dario Floreano, the director of… Read More


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Inside 'Infinity Room,' a dazzling SXSW art installation

Inside 'Infinity Room,' a dazzling SXSW art installation
Refik Anadol crafts alternate realities, not for VR headsets, but through architecture, projection and sound. His installation, Infinity Room, has been three years in the making so far. It began as a research project during Anadol's master of fine ar…
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With PlayStation Now, you’ll soon be able to play PS4 games on your PC

With PlayStation Now, you’ll soon be able to play PS4 games on your PC
 Sony just announced that PlayStation 4 games are coming soon to the PlayStation Now cloud gaming service. It means that gamers will be able to pay a subscription fee and stream PS4 games to their PlayStation 4 or PC. There are currently 450 games in the PS Now subscription, but Sony has restricted the service to PlayStation 3 games so far. A subscription costs $15 to $20 and PlayStation 4… Read More


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