Spotify’s missing money-maker is artist-to-fan messaging

Streaming royalties are too expensive for Spotify to thrive as a public company just playing us songs. Spotify’s shares closed down 10 percent today during its NYSE trading debut. Luckily…

DARPA wants new ideas for autonomous drone swarms

The Defense Department’s research wing is serious about putting drones into action, not just one by one but in coordinated swarms. The Offensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics program is kicking off its…

The Tesla Model 3 is a love letter to the road

Tesla’s Model 3 is making progress heading out to customers (though not as much as either Tesla or those on the waiting list would like) and as a result, we…

Tech News Today 1856: Dr. Morrone: Heart Surgeon

Google’s entire lineup of new hardware devices leaked by Droid Life all in one day. The for-profit online education program Udacity is now offering new nanodegrees in the study of…

Cool Summer Gadgets To Keep You Connected On The Go | TODAY

Digital expert Mario Armstrong visits TODAY with an array of apps and gadgets to keep you connected all summer long, including the Nucleus, a video intercom that works with your…

Laptop Ban On Airplanes Could Change The Way You Fly | TODAY

U.S. and European officials are meeting in Belgium to discuss a plan to ban laptops and other personal electronics in the passenger sections of certain flights. It could be the…

Bithiri Sathi Wants Apple iPhone | Satire On Youth Addiction To Expensive Smartphones | TeenmaarNews

Bithiri Sathi Wants Apple iPhone – In today’s Teenmaar News, watch Bithiri Sathi satirical conversation with News Presenter Savitri over youth addiction to expensive smartphones. V6 IOS App… source

Southeast Asia fashion startup Zilingo continues its meteoric rise with $54M Series C

Many will rightly say that raising money as a startup in Southeast Asia is no easy thing, but up-and-coming online fashion service Zilingo sure doesn’t seem to have problems on…

SoftBank leads $450M investment in Paytm’s e-commerce business

SoftBank is at it again giving money to companies that rival startups it has already invested in. The Japanese firm and its long-time ally (and existing Paytm backer) Alibaba have…

JUMP Bikes weighing Uber $100m+ acquisition, investment offers

JUMP Bikes, the on-demand biking service that integrates with Uber, has been weighing both acquisition and investment offers. A decision has not yet been reached, but right now possible options…

SpaceX launch will bring science and supplies to ISS and return with a glitchy Robonaut

Update: Launch and deployment successful! SpaceX is set to launch its 14th resupply mission to the International Space Station, sending up a lightly used Dragon capsule filled with goodies at…

Volkswagen has locked down $25B in battery supplies for its electric vehicle push

Automaker Volkswagen’s ramping up for its big EV push, with $25 billion in committed battery supplies and plans to outfit 16 factories to build electric cars by the end of…