Papyrus creator speaks out after Ryan Gosling roasts the font on SNL

 If you’re like me, whenever you see a sign that uses the most overworked font in the world, you point it out and yell “Papyrus!” You probably aren’t like me. But it turns out Ryan Gosling is. Read More

The new age of ICOs is here, and it’s not based on Ethereum

 ICOs are said to be the new way to raise money. We’ve seen companies raising millions by selling tokens. Against the money raised, the tokens they gave were created and sold on the Ethereum blockchain — meaning that all the trade happened on the Ethereum blockchain and the tokens created are tracked on the Ethereum blockchain. But that is changing. Read More

Former Intel CEO Paul Otellini passes away

 Paul Otellini, who presided over Intel during some of its most prosperous years, passed away today at the age of 66. The company announced the news in a press release. Read More

Hands-on with Samsung’s Odyssey VR headset for Windows 10

 Samsung announced the Odyssey today, its inside-out tracked VR headset which will run on the Windows 10 platform. It’s the company first headset that operates with a PC powering it rather than a smartphone, and first impressions indicate that the company did a pretty stellar job.
I had a few minutes to play around with the Odyssey today at Microsoft’s mixed reality event, and… Read More

Hands-on with Snapchat’s mediocre, crashy AR art

 After trekking out to the middle of Central Park to see Snapchat’s newest AR feature, I can solidly say that the best part of the experience was getting to spend some time outside during a beautiful fall day. Yeah, it was that lame. As background, yesterday Snapchat posted a mysterious countdown timer on a domain named that was reminiscent of the countdown timers… Read More

Yahoo now thinks all 3B accounts were impacted by 2013 breach, not 1B as thought

 Internet giant Yahoo’s massive 2013 security breach has dealt the company yet another blow. Today Yahoo sent out a notice disclosing that a further investigation of the “cookie forging” breach has produced new evidence. The company now believes that all of its three billion accounts were impacted, not 1 billion as it previously thought. This will include all people who… Read More

Dropbox brand update streamlines its logo and takes aim at creatives

 Today Dropbox introduced a new brand design that includes a revamped logo, a plethora of color schemes and a new typeface. The new branding aims to set Dropbox apart from other file syncing services by appealing to creative collaborators — but users probably won’t see too many changes. Read More

Jeffrey Katzenberg is looking to raise $2B for a new video startup

Jeffrey Katzenberg As tech giants like Apple and Facebook prepare to spend billions of dollars on movies and TV, longtime Hollywood executive Jeffrey Katzenberg is looking to write some big checks for original content, too. Katzenberg began his career at Paramount Pictures (where he worked on Star Trek: The Motion Picture), but is best known for running Disney’s motion picture division during the period… Read More