Facebook now says 30 million users had access tokens, personal data stolen in recent breach

Today, Facebook gave users an update on a recent data breach that allowed hackers to steal users’ access tokens — the tokens that allow users to login to Facebook. Facebook now says that 30 million users had their access tokens stolen — initially, Facebook said that up to 50 million …

Survey: AR/VR startups are leaving international money on the table

GUEST: The bulk of AR/VR startups aren’t selling outside their own backyards, at a time when growing revenue and extending financial runways have become critical to survival. So while there is money to be had internationally, many are simply leaving it on the table. While Chinese computer vision/AR investment grew 3x …

Amazon debuts Fire TV Recast DVR and Echo Auto in-car system

Amazon, not content to wrap up a hardware event with all-new appliances and a host of high-end audio products, debuted something of a surprise today: the Fire TV Recast, a DVR for over-the-air television, and the Echo Auto, an Alexa-powered in-car speaker. The Fire TV Recast is being pitched as …

Top WordPress Tools & Services That Make Your Life Easier Sponsored

The WordPress team worked hard to produce the ultimate in website builders. Their hard work paid off. The ultimate builder, in this case, is a platform featuring an abundance of tools and plugins. They allow website builders to create, tweak, and adjust their products any way they want to. There …

10 Character Designs Created Entirely With HTML & CSS

I’m constantly surprised at just how much you can do with CSS. Web developers know that CSS lets you build some incredible page layouts and custom animation effects. But you can use it for lots of fun projects too. Like, for example, building character designs with just CSS. Sounds weird …

Coco VR: How Magnopus brings Pixar’s magic to life

FEATURE: “Pixar originally didn’t want to do the project [Coco VR] because they didn’t think we could hit the quality bar that they found acceptable,” said Ben Grossmann, the cofounder of Magnopus. “We had to prove ourselves.” And they did just that. Magnopus is an entertainment experience company founded by people …

Facebook bug prevented users from deleting their accounts

Until just a few days ago, some Facebook users could not delete their accounts — the option to do so simply didn’t work. After VentureBeat reached out to Facebook regarding the issue, an engineer was able to squash the bug. Every few months, there’s a new Facebook scandal that results …

Robert Kirkman confirms Skybound will finish Telltale’s The Walking Dead: The Final Season

At New York Comic-Con, über creator Robert Kirkman confirmed that Skybound has taken ownership of Telltale’s The Walking Dead: The Final Season, and his company will now finish the season. Skybound will work with members of the original Telltale team to finish the story in a way the fans deserve. …

9 strategies for growing your business during the summer months

Warmer weather is finally here and that means summer is just around the corner. And while many people are planning a vacation and enjoying the great outdoors, business owners dread the summer slump in sales and productivity. But, even if you’ve noticed a trend of your business slowing down during the …

Trump administration defends FCC’s repeal of net neutrality rules

(Reuters) — The Trump administration defended the Federal Communications Commission repeal of landmark open internet rules known as net neutrality, urging a federal appeals court to reject a challenge. In a 167-page court filing late on Thursday, the Justice Department and FCC urged the court to reject the suit filed …

Watch the Oculus Connect 5 John Carmack keynote live

Yesterday was the first day of Facebook’s annual Oculus Connect developers event, and it delivered on quite a few hardware and software announcements: Oculus Quest and Oculus Go updates, plus new software announcements. Today is Oculus CTO John Carmack’s day to shine, and you can watch it live online! Today’s second keynote …

Pokémon Go earnings pass $2 billion as it introduces its first new Pokémon

Pokémon Go has just reached two big milestones. The mobile AR game has now earned $2 billion, according to Apptopia, a third-party provider of app data. The location-based game has also introduced a new Pokémon for the first time, the mythical Meltan. Pokémon Go became a phenomenon during its launch in the …

5 things to include on your website to showcase your alternative healing therapies

Starting a new business is an exciting and sometimes overwhelming process. However, there are a few things that every business needs in the modern world of eCommerce to help ensure success. A quality website is one of those items. Consumers now… Continue Reading → The post 5 things to include on …

Episode 66 – What’s Next for Amazon Sellers with Futurist Matt Ward

Matt Ward built an Amazon business from nothing with a goal of selling it for $1million in 12 months.  His goal once the sale was final was to work on stuff that mattered more to him….He reached his goal of selling his company and now he’s running a podcast and …

Uber Eats and the $6 billion bookings run rate: The AI success story no one is talking about

VB EVENT: Food delivery has become a $100 billion-plus market. Uber Eats is the fastest growing U.S. meal delivery service, posting a $6 billion bookings run rate within just four years of getting started, according to Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. In 15 major U.S. cities, Eats has surpassed GrubHub, previously …

Wovenware is making AI to track disease-carrying mosquitoes in Puerto Rico

It’s been roughly a year since Hurricane Maria — the tenth-most intense Atlantic hurricane on record — devastated the island of Puerto Rico. The storm killed more than 2,900 people, left millions of homes and businesses without power, and caused an estimated $8 billion in damage. It’s the worst natural disaster on …