From VentureBeat: PayPal’s new Facebook Messenger extension helps sellers invoice buyers and receive payment

PayPal has announced a new integration with Facebook Messenger that’s designed to make it easier for small-scale sellers at garage sales, on Craigslist, or even on Facebook Marketplace to request and receive payments. PayPal has for some time supported Facebook’s Messenger app across a number of initiatives, including adding B2C transactions last year and a peer-to-peer (P2P) payment […]

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From VentureBeat: Gluco-Chaser Inc Releases a Working Prototype for Proprietary Non-Enzymatic Electrochemical Glucose Sensors Claiming a Multitude of Advantages (www.Gluco-Chaser.com).

PRESS RELEASE: Gluco-Chaser Inc (www.Gluco-Chaser.com) releases a working prototype for non-enzymatic electrochemical glucose sensors. Built using proprietary technologies that have been optimized for over a decade, Gluco-ChaserTM offers multiple…

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From Slashdot: Trump Administration Tightens Scrutiny of Skilled Worker Visa Applicants

wyattstorch516 writes: The Trump administration is tightening the scrutiny on the H-1B visa program (Warning: paywalled; alternative source). Changes would undo actions by the Obama administration. There are two big regulatory changes looming that woul…

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From VentureBeat: GitHub’s new collaboration tool is a place for teams to plan and share information

GitHub has announced a new collaboration tool to facilitate conversations around group projects. While it is already possible to have conversations on GitHub in response to specific pull requests or issues, for example, things can get pretty messy, with unrelated tidbits creeping into the chats. With team discussions, however, GitHub is serving up a place to […]

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From VentureBeat: GitHub’s new collaboration tool is a place for teams to plan and share information

GitHub has announced a new collaboration tool to facilitate conversations around group projects. While it is already possible to have conversations on GitHub in response to specific pull requests or issues, for example, things can get pretty messy, with unrelated tidbits creeping into the chats. With team discussions, however, GitHub is serving up a place to […]

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From VentureBeat: Why one man returned to indie dev after 20 years

SPONSORED: Presented by Intel Richard Rouse III is an admitted lousy psychic. Even though he’s been a developer for more than two decades, he never would’ve guessed just how big the indie scene would become. “People understand what an indie game is now. When you buy certain triple-A games you basically know what you’re getting — […]

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From VentureBeat: Why one man returned to indie dev after 20 years

SPONSORED: Presented by Intel Richard Rouse III is an admitted lousy psychic. Even though he’s been a developer for more than two decades, he never would’ve guessed just how big the indie scene would become. “People understand what an indie game is now. When you buy certain triple-A games you basically know what you’re getting — […]

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From VentureBeat: Uber could consolidate with rivals in Southeast Asia following SoftBank’s investment

(Reuters) — SoftBank’s multi-billion dollar investment in Uber opens up the possibility of combining it with other ride-hailing assets the Japanese group owns in a consolidation of a rapidly growing business across Asia, industry sources say. Uber said on Nov. 12 that a planned deal with a consortium led by SoftBank and Dragoneer Investment Group […]

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From VentureBeat: Nvidia’s GPU sales grew faster than AMD and Intel last quarter

As the PC market has lost some casual consumers to smartphones, the hardcore gamer has turned into the engine that drives the GPU market. That was once again the case in the third quarter of this year, and that trend helped Nvidia grow its share of the market with a 29.53 percent quarter-to-quarter increase in […]

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From VentureBeat: Augmented reality will transform city life

GUEST: It’s understandable to feel underwhelmed by augmented reality thus far; AR won’t really become interesting and practical in a mass market way until it can do more than just place 3D objects on tables. Despite this, AR is already changing our urban lives, even if the technology’s effects aren’t being felt at a mass scale […]

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