Posted in BFR elon musk Hardware Space SpaceX TC Tech

18 new details about Elon Musk’s redesigned, moon-bound ‘Big F*ing Rocket’

Although the spotlight at this week’s SpaceX event was squarely on Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa — the first paying passenger for the company’s nascent space…

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Posted in care Fitbit Hardware health Tech

Fitbit targets employers and health plans with Care

When it launched the Versa back in March, Fitbit also announced plans to pivot. While the company will continue to operate in consumer hardware, it’s…

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Posted in Hardware TC Tech

Here’s what Google’s $149 Home Hub smart display will reportedly look like

Google is reportedly getting ready to launch some new hardware at its October 9 hardware event and we just learned a lot more about a…

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Posted in fitness trackers Hardware Nokia smart watches Tech Wearables withings

Withings returns from the dead with Steel HR Sport watch

Any time a smaller company is gobbled up by a larger one, you assume the worse. In the case of Nokia buying Withings, that’s more…

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Posted in climate change Hardware lasers NASA satellite Science Space TC Tech

NASA’s climate-monitoring space laser is the last to ride to space on a Delta II rocket

This weekend, NASA is launching a new high-tech satellite to monitor the planet’s glacier and sea ice levels — with space lasers, naturally. ICESat-2 will…

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Posted in climate change government GreenTech Hardware planet satellites Space TC Tech

California is ‘launching our own damn satellite’ to track pollution, with help from Planet

California plans to launch a satellite to monitor pollution in the state and contribute to climate science, Governor Jerry Brown announced today. The state is…

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Posted in Google Hardware pixel 3 Tech

The new iPhone’s here, so Google wants to talk Pixel 3

Im the off-chance you haven’t already had your fill of phone news for the week, Google just offered up a few friendly reminders that it’s…

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Posted in Apple Gadgets Hardware iPhone iPhone SE mobile Opinion Tech

The iPhone SE was the best phone Apple ever made, and now it’s dead

I only wanted one thing out of 2018’s iPhone event: a new iPhone SE. In failing to provide it Apple seems to have quietly put…

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Posted in Airware commercial drones drones Enterprise Fundings & Exits Hardware Personnel Robotics Talent TC Tech

Drone startup Airware crashes, will shut down after burning $118M

Drone operating system startup Airware today suddenly informed employees it will cease operations immediately despite having raised $118 million from top investors like Andreessen Horowitz,…

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Posted in Airware commercial drones drones Enterprise Fundings & Exits Hardware Personnel Robotics Talent TC Tech

Drone startup Airware crashes, shut downs after burning $118M

Drone operating system startup Airware today suddenly informed employees it will cease operations immediately despite having raised $118 million from top investors like Andreessen Horowitz,…

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Posted in elon musk Hardware Space SpaceX Tech

SpaceX announces plan to announce plan to send someone around the moon in planned spaceship

It’s been too long without any kind of outlandish news from any of Elon Musk’s companies, but SpaceX has filled the void with the announcement…

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Posted in Amazon.com berlin Bluetooth breast pump breastfeeding connected device Elvie Gadgets Hardware health Milk Pumps smart technology smartphone Startups Tania Boler TC Tech Technology United Kingdom United States Wearables writer

Kegel trainer startup Elvie is launching a smaller, smarter, hands-free breast pump

Elvie, a Berlin-based startup known best for its connected Kegel trainer is jumping into the breast pump business with a new $480 hands-free system you…

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Posted in Gadgets Gaming Hardware NES Nintendo Nintendo Switch Switch Tech

Nintendo’s NES Switch controllers activate the nostalgia centers (and wallets) of retro gamers

The news that Nintendo would be adding NES games to the Switch as part of its paid online service had a mixed reception, but the…

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Posted in Apple Apple Hardware Event 2018 Hardware iPhone iPhone Xr TC Tech

The iPhone XR is the one to get

The iPhone XR arrived like an afterthought. No surprise, really. Apple’s always been one to lead with its best foot forward — the latest, greatest…

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Posted in Apple Apple Hardware Event 2018 Hardware Tech

What not to expect from Apple’s hardware event

Tomorrow’s the big day. You’ve no doubt heard all the rumors by now, but for those who need a little help getting up to speed,…

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Posted in Cloud Enterprise Fundings & Exits Hardware Infrastructure as a Service new york city startups Packet Startups TC Tech

Packet hauls in $30M Series B as customized cloud vision takes shape

In a world where large hyperscale companies like Amazon, Microsoft and Google dominate the public cloud, it would seem foolhardy for a startup to try…

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Posted in Hardware Samsung smartthings Tech trackers

Samsung launches an LTE-enabled Tile competitor

Samsung, naturally, would never be content to launch a regular old Tile competitor. The company just doesn’t roll like that. While the basic foundation of…

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Posted in Hardware Qualcomm snapdragon Tech wear os Wearables

Can Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon Wear chip breathe life into Wear OS?

Snapdragon’s been talking up its new wearable chip architecture since Google I/O back in May. The component giant finally took the wraps off the product…

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