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Deal: Huawei Mate 10 Pro for $550, lowest we’ve ever seen

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is now on sale on Amazon for just $549.99, or $250 less than its price at launch. The unlocked phone has a 6-inch display, 6GB of RAM, and 128GB of onboard storage, along with a 4,000mAh battery. The phone works on GSM-based wireless carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile. Whil...


Memrise raises $15.5M as its AI-based language-learning app passes 35M users

Memrise, a UK startup whose eponymous language-learning app employs machine learning and localised content to adapt to users’ needs as they progress through their lessons, has raised another $15.5 million in funding to expand its product. The funding comes after a period of strong growth: Memr...


Bitcoin price falls but doesn’t flatline

Those not looking at the Bitcoin markets lately will either gasp or smile. Bitcoin, down from its all time high of around $19,000, is now floating at $6,785 as of this writing. To many this means that either the Bitcoin experiment is over or, to many more, that it has just begun. There are plenty o...


Africa Roundup: African startup investments turn to fintech this winter season

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Nigeria’s Piggybank.ng raises $1.1M, announces group investment product Africa Roundup: Safaricom unv...


Here’s what Bethesda announced at E3 2018

For the past few days, Bethesda has been dominating a few big downtown L.A. buildings with massive Fallout posters. It’s clear the company is barnstorming E3 this year, and Fallout 76 has monopolized that conversation. But Bethesda’s got a lot more in the works, including more sequels to...


Wolfenstein and Doom get sequels at E3

It’s no surprise, really, but it still managed to wow the crowd at tonight’s Bethesda press conference. Doom just got a sequel, and it looks, fittingly, extremely dark. Doom Eternal is actual the direct sequel to the 2016 reboot of the classic first-person shooter. That title, which beg...


Bethesda at E3: Elder Scrolls VI, Starfield confirmed for “next generation”

Enlarge / Bethesda's logo as carried by the publisher's growing roster of mascots. New this year: Rage 2's punk rocker! (credit: Sam Machkovech) LOS ANGELES—Video game publisher Bethesda hosted a rollicking pre-E3 press conference on Sunday evening with a number of game reveals from existin...


Liveblog: Nintendo Direct Presentation at E3 2018

Enlarge / It's coming, Squid Boy. It's coming.... (credit: Nintendo) Liveblog starts in: View Liveblog For the sixth straight year, Nintendo will forgo the traditional pre-E3 press conference in favor of a livestreamed Nintendo Direct video presentation. We'll be on hand to deliver all the ne...


Microsoft pushes exclusives, premieres at pre-E3 press conference

LOS ANGELES—Microsoft used its pre-E3 press conference today to stress that, despite recent troubles securing high-profile exclusive content, the Xbox One can do toe-to-toe with the PlayStation 4 when it comes to games and content available on...


Liveblog: Sony’s E3 2018 press conference

Enlarge / Insomniac's Spider-Man is one of four major PS4 exclusives to be featured at this year's Sony press conference. (credit: Insomniac Games) Liveblog starts in: View Liveblog For the 24th straight year, Sony will be sharing its plans for the PlayStation brand at a pre-E3 press confer...

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