Crypto exchange Coinbase hit by connection, latency problems as bitcoin plummets

By Tom Wilson LONDON (Reuters) – Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase said on Thursday its retail and professional-focused platforms were hit by tech problems, with users reporting difficulty trading as bitcoin plunged towards its biggest one-day drop since September. California-based Coinbase said on its website at 14:14 GMT it was investigating connectivity problems, adding at 14:42 GMT […]

TinyBuild invests $3 million in Secret Neighbor developer Hologryph

Game publisher TinyBuild announced that it has invested $3 million into game studio Hologryph, the development team behind the hit multiplayer game Secret Neighbor. The investment grants TinyBuild a majority stake in the studio, and the funds will go toward supporting a soon-to-be-announced new intellectual property for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S. The Seattle-based […]

The apps keeping Rio’s residents safe from stray bullets

Julia Borges was at her cousin’s 12th birthday party when she was shot. The 17-year-old had been standing on a third-floor balcony when a stray bullet hit her in the back, lodging in the muscle between her lungs and aorta. That was November 8. Luckily, Borges was taken to hospital and has since recovered. Many […]

ConnectKit stores App Store Connect API keys and creates helpful ‘Shortcuts’

A new iOS app called ConnectKit helps developers to store their App Store Connect API keys and create ‘Shortcuts’ for helpful actions. The app securely stores App Store Connect API keys and syncs them across devices using iCloud. ConnectKit will guide developers through the process of generating a certificate and inputting credentials when the app […]

How Ubiq Security uses APIs to simplify data protection

As cyberthreats continue to multiply, startups with tools to protect data are in high demand. But companies are now facing the growing complexity of managing security across their various data sources. San Diego-based Ubiq Security believes APIs could play a key role in simplifying this task. The company hopes to encourage more developers and enterprises […]

Robotics researchers propose AI that locates and safely moves items on shelves

A pair of new robotics studies from Google and the University of California, Berkeley propose ways of finding occluded objects on shelves and solving “contact-rich” manipulation tasks like moving objects across a table. The UC Berkeley research introduces Lateral Access maXimal Reduction of occupancY support Area (LAX-RAY), a system that predicts a target object’s location, […]

Native apps vs. WordPress PWAs: Let battle commence

Sponsored When it comes to the world of technology, nothing lasts forever. Just ask Sony, whose revolutionary Betamax machine lost its market primacy to VHS, which in turn was obliterated by the DVD, only for on-demand streaming; okay, you get the idea. Much like streaming dominates our viewing lives, native apps have become an essential, […]