Boston gets a new biotech accelerator with the launch of Petri – gpgmail

[ad_1] As biotechnology becomes more central to new innovations in healthcare, material science, and manufacturing, one of the nation’s research hubs is getting a new accelerator called Petri to launch companies focused on the commercialization of new technologies. Backed by the Boston-based venture capital firm, Pillar, Petri has a three-year $15 million commitment to back […]

Apple will now let you pick your own band color with launch of ‘Apple Watch Studio’ – gpgmail

[ad_1] Apple is doubling down on personalization to help better sell its latest products. In addition to an expanded array of iPhone colors — hello mint green, lilac, etc. — the company today announced the launch of Apple Watch Studio, which will allow consumers to create the Apple Watch case and band pairing that they […]

Apple TV+ to launch November 1 for $4.99/month, one year free comes with select Apple devices – gpgmail

[ad_1] Apple today formally announced its launch plans for its new TV streaming service, Apple TV+, which will be available starting on November 1st, 2019 t and will cost just $4.99 per month for the whole family. The service will be available across Apple’s platforms in over 100 countries through the Apple TV app. As […]

Alibaba’s UCWeb to launch an e-commerce service in India – gpgmail

[ad_1] UCWeb, a subsidiary of Chinese giant Alibaba, plans to launch an e-commerce service in India in the coming months. In a statement to gpgmail, a UCWeb spokesperson said the firm plans to build an e-commerce service around content platform in India. The spokesperson added that UCWeb has no intention to compete with existing e-commerce […]

September’s Mate 30 launch could be a major test for Huawei – gpgmail

[ad_1] Apple isn’t the only smartphone manufacturer planning a big September launch. Huawei’s got a big event on the books as well, set for September 18 in Munich, just over a week after the new iPhones are unveiled. For Huawei, however, the Mate 30 announcement is about more than just smartphones. The event is effectively […]

Didi Chuxing to launch self-driving rides in Shanghai and expand them beyond China by 2021 – gpgmail

[ad_1] Didi Chuxing will begin picking up ride-hailing passengers with self-driving cars in Shanghai in just a few months, according to company CTO Zhang Bo (via Reuters). The plan is to roll out autonomous pick-ups in Shanghai first, starting in one district of the city, and then expand the program from there – finally culminating […]

Microsoft May Finally Launch Dual-Screen Device at Oct. 2 Surface Event

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft is holding its next Surface event in New York City on October 2 and rumors are buzzing that the company could launch its long-rumored, never-shipped dual-screen device, codenamed Centaurus. It would be a significant change of approach if […]

Huawei May Have to Launch the Mate 30 Without Google Apps

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Huawei launches a new Mate-series smartphone every autumn, and it usually sells in large numbers. Things are much more uncertain this year, though. Huawei plans to unveil the Mate 30 lineup on Sept. 18 in Germany, but the US […]

Satellite internet startup Astranis books first commercial launch on SpaceX Falcon 9 – gpgmail

[ad_1] Y Combinator-backed startup Astranis is now set to launch its first commercial telecommunication satellite aboard a Falcon 9 rocket, with a launch timeframe currently set for sometime starting in the fourth quarter of next year. Astranis aims to address the market of people who don’t currently have broadband internet access, which is still a […]

Netflix tests human-driven curation with launch of ‘Collections’ – gpgmail

[ad_1] Netflix is testing a new way to help users find TV shows and movies they’ll want to watch with the launch of a “Collections” feature, currently in testing on iOS devices. While Netflix today already offers thematic suggestions of things to watch, based on your Netflix viewing history, Collections aren’t only based on themes. […]