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Apple’s MacBook Pro event recap

In the second Apple event in the past two month, Tim Cook ceremoniously took the stage today at Apple HQ to keep us posted on what the company has been working on. The event opened with a moving message toward making Apple technology accessible to all without too much detail ...

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Designing mindful machines

Facebook recently fired the entire Trending Topics team of human editors amid accusations they were promoting specific agendas and biasing what news was deemed “important.” Now the company is relying on machine learning algorithms to manage Trending Topics — and finding that keeping the results free of hoaxes and fake ...

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The Crunchies nominations close soon

Stop procrastinating and nominate your favorite startup, founder or investor for a Crunchie. Nominations will close on Thursday, November 3, 2016. That’s just two weeks before the nominations close. We’re looking for the input of the tech community. Who was the hottest new startup? Who launched the best new technology? Which ...

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Heading for a national healthcare wallet

Later this year, Anthem, Cigna, Aetna and Humana will all argue their respective mergers don’t run afoul of antitrust laws. Aetna also announced it was pulling out of 538 of the 778 county health insurance exchanges in 2017 due to lack of profit potential. After a honeymoon period, corporate healthcare ...

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This smart sock adds sensations to prosthetic limbs

The future of prosthetics is fast arriving, with 3D printed construction, advanced materials, and embedded sensors replacing the unadorned wood and plastic of yore. But like the rest of the future, it’s not equally distributed. In order to bridge the gap for users who can’t afford or get at these ...

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Qualcomm debuts plans to help build more connected cameras

A couple of big, roadmappy pieces of news out the Qualcomm 4G/5G Summit, being held in Hong Kong this week, far away from the component company’s sunny Southern California headquarters. Alongside a number of new chips, the Qualcomm is laying out its plans to support camera functionality across a wide set ...

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A Look into Chile’s innovative startup government

Victoria O’Shee Crunch Network Contributor Victoria O’Shee is an entrepreneur from Argentina and is a principal at Publicize. She earlier was a portfolio manager for an incubator in Latin America. How to join the network For better or for worse, Chile is often held up as the economic model for ...

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