Category: tech

From: GeekWire - Twitter stock soars 10% after beating expectations for revenue and user growth


Shares of Twitter were up 10 percent on Wednesday after the company beat expectations for both revenue and user growth for its first quarter of 2017. Twitter posted earnings per share of $0.11 and revenue of $548 million for Q1 2017; analysts expected EPS of $0.01 and revenue of $511 million. The company’s revenue was down 8 percent year-over-year, but beating the Q1 estimate is likely one reason for the stock jump today. The company also added nine million users, its largest quarterly growth since Q1 2015. Twitter now has 328 million monthly active users; analysts expected around 321 million. Twitter saw daily active usage… Read More

From: GeekWire - Alexa, it’s too damn hot in here! Be cool, and say hello to GE’s connected air conditioner


If the idea of household appliances becoming sentient and destroying the world keeps you up at night, avert your eyes now. General Electric has added yet another smart appliance to its growing collection: an air conditioner that responds to voice commands through Amazon’s Alexa. GE launched its Alexa skill, Geneva, last year to allow connected device users to operate or check on appliances with voice commands. The new air conditioner joins GE ovens, refrigerators, laundry machines and dishwashers that work with Geneva. Users are able to ask Geneva to do things like turn the air conditioner on or off,  set it… Read More

From: GeekWire - Alexa, it’s too damn hot in here! Be cool, and say hello to GE’s connected air conditioner


If the idea of household appliances becoming sentient and destroying the world keeps you up at night, avert your eyes now. General Electric has added yet another smart appliance to its growing collection: an air conditioner that responds to voice commands through Amazon’s Alexa. GE launched its Alexa skill, Geneva, last year to allow connected device users to operate or check on appliances with voice commands. The new air conditioner joins GE ovens, refrigerators, laundry machines and dishwashers that work with Geneva. Users are able to ask Geneva to do things like turn the air conditioner on or off,  set it… Read More

From: GeekWire - Here are the 21 finalists in EY’s 2017 Pacific Northwest Entrepreneur of the Year competition


The Pacific Northwest is known for its ruggedly independent character and entrepreneurial spirit. Nowhere are those qualities on better display than EY’s annual Entrepreneur of the Year program, and today the organizers announced the 21 regional finalists who will compete for the title of the Pacific Northwest Entrepreneur of the Year and go on to compete in the national competition. Last year’s Pacific Northwest winners included Puppet CEO Luke Kanies, Elemental Technologies CEO Sam Blackman, Remitly CEO Matt Oppenheimer and Juno Therapeutics CEO Hans Bishop, among others. This year’s regional winners will be announced at a special gala on Friday, June 9 at The Hyatt Regency in Bellevue, Wash. Here are the… Read More

From: GeekWire - Here are the 21 finalists in EY’s 2017 Pacific Northwest Entrepreneur of the Year competition


The Pacific Northwest is known for its ruggedly independent character and entrepreneurial spirit. Nowhere are those qualities on better display than EY’s annual Entrepreneur of the Year program, and today the organizers announced the 21 regional finalists who will compete for the title of the Pacific Northwest Entrepreneur of the Year and go on to compete in the national competition. Last year’s Pacific Northwest winners included Puppet CEO Luke Kanies, Elemental Technologies CEO Sam Blackman, Remitly CEO Matt Oppenheimer and Juno Therapeutics CEO Hans Bishop, among others. This year’s regional winners will be announced at a special gala on Friday, June 9 at The Hyatt Regency in Bellevue, Wash. Here are the… Read More

From: GeekWire - Here are the 21 finalists in EY’s 2017 Pacific Northwest Entrepreneur of the Year competition


The Pacific Northwest is known for its ruggedly independent character and entrepreneurial spirit. Nowhere are those qualities on better display than EY’s annual Entrepreneur of the Year program, and today the organizers announced the 21 regional finalists who will compete for the title of the Pacific Northwest Entrepreneur of the Year and go on to compete in the national competition. Last year’s Pacific Northwest winners included Puppet CEO Luke Kanies, Elemental Technologies CEO Sam Blackman, Remitly CEO Matt Oppenheimer and Juno Therapeutics CEO Hans Bishop, among others. This year’s regional winners will be announced at a special gala on Friday, June 9 at The Hyatt Regency in Bellevue, Wash. Here are the… Read More

From: Fossbytes - Caffe2 : The Deep Learning Framework for Mobile Computing

Short Bytes: Caffe2 is Facebook’s new Open Source Deep Learning Library. In contrast to its previous PyTorch library, Caffe2 is built especially for bringing Deep Learning to Mobile Applications. Our Smartphones are gonna get more “Deeply” smarter soon!!.  f you think Deep Learning is just about math, you are gravely mistaken. Various research labs across the […]

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From: Fossbytes - World’s First Flying Spherical Display Has A Drone Hidden Inside, Created By Docomo

Short Bytes: NTT Docomo has created a new kind of display tech that comprises of LEDs arranged on a sphere and flown with the help of a drone. The sphere rotates horizontally to create an illusion of a display to the viewer. Docomo expects to bring the tech to the market by March 2019. eople […]

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