This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. The Australian government is considering using blockchain to power electronic voting by 2017, according...Show More Summary
Amazon's next bookstore will be in Chicago, showing the e-commerce giant's growing ambition in the physical retail space. According to the Chicago Tribune, Amazon has confirmed it's planning to open its next bookstore in the Lake View region of Chicago by next year. Show More Summary
The city’s food delivery market is set to heat up with fiercer competition as popular ride-hailing app Uber pushes ahead with plans to launch “UberEats”. The firm has started a recruitment drive for a range of managers to debut its food...Show More Summary
An Israeli company named NSO Group is reportedly behind the tools that were used in a hacking attempt on a human rights activist in the United Arab Emirates, but details on the ultra-secretive company are hard to come by. That's because...Show More Summary
A new report from watchdog group China Labor Watch (CLW) says Apple's overtime policies are routinely violated at one of the third-party factories where iPhones are made. The CLW report says many workers at Pegatron, which is based in...Show More Summary
Leslie Miley is an engineer who spent 3 years at Twitter before joining Slack as its director of engineering in March. At Twitter, Miley wasn't too happy with the way the company handled its diversity issues. He famously wrote a blog...Show More Summary
In its latest update to iOS, Apple fixes a major security flaw that could allow a third party to access nearly everything on your iPhone. Follow TI: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
Baristas at every Starbucks in the US collectively trash thousands of sandwiches, yogurt parfaits, and cookies at the end of each day. In March, the coffee chain announced that it would start donating that unsold food to those in need. Show More Summary
Songkick, which allows you to track the gigs of your favorite music artists and buy tickets to concerts, has raised a further $15 million in funding from Access Industries. Songkick says it now plans to use the money to “enhance theShow More Summary
Hybrid Air Vehicles' Airlander is the largest aircraft in the world — it's designed to carry almost 50,000 pounds to remote locations all around the globe. The vehicle recently crash-landed on its second flight ever. Video courtesy of Associated Press. Follow TI: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
Uber employees are apparently worried about the future of the company after self-driving cars become a real thing, and about the kind of money employees can make in a presumed IPO. That's according to snippets of conversations sent to...Show More Summary
Google Fiber is reportedly well short of goal to get 5 million subscribers.
As video game consoles get more and more powerful, the line between what's real and what isn't in sports games gets increasingly blurry. We're at the point where each stadium is lovingly realized, each uniform's cloth moves in the wind, and each athlete's sweat drips realistically. "Madden NFL 17" is no different. Show More Summary
ClassPass just released data about the biggest fitness trends from around the US. ClassPass is a monthly membership program that allows its users to take certain fitness classes at gyms and studios. It claims to have had 21 million class...Show More Summary
If you've ever traveled for a long period, this has probably happened to you: You wake up from a nap, and you have a horrible kink in your neck. A new travel pillow, called the Nod Pod, aims to help you avoid that nap-induced neck pain. The Nod Pod is basically like a hammock for your head. Show More Summary
We nearing the beginning of what I'm calling the "second great electric-car extinction." The first extinction happened after the financial crisis, when numerous electric-vehicle startups went bankrupt of vanished. Since then, the EV market has been dominated by the single significant survivor, Tesla, and by the experiments of the major automakers. Show More Summary
Deal was on a fast track because the two companies had little overlapping business.
Faint seismic waves sent underground by severe storms can help us visualise areas deep inside Earth that we can’t otherwise see
Jailbreak vulnerabilities allowed attackers to tap encrypted chat messages.
Online classified portal says investigation "intrudes on editorial judgement."