Smartwatch sales are tanking

apple_watch_2 Maybe not everyone is convinced they need a smartwatch? According to a new industry report from IDC out this morning, smartwatch shipments experienced “significant” declines in the third quarter, as total shipments were down 51.6 percent from the same time last year. Just 2.7 million units were shipped in Q3 2016 versus 5.6 million in Q3 2015. While IDC offers several explanations… Read More

Movidius brings its computer vision tech to the world’s largest security camera maker

Courtesy of Getty Images/Frank Graessel / EyeEm Soon your security camera will be able to tell whether it’s the mailman at the door or a thief. Computer vision is opening up the capabilities of video surveillance technologies that give sensors the ability to understand what they are looking at in the world around them. Today, Movidius announced an expansive deal with Hikvision, the world’s leading video surveillance company,… Read More

TransferWise co-founder Taavet Hinrikus to speak at Disrupt London, Dec 5-6

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 21:  TransferWise Co-Founder Taavet Hinrikus appears on stage at the 2014 TechCrunch Disrupt Europe/London, at The Old Billingsgate on October 21, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images for TechCrunch) *** Local Caption *** Taavet Hinrikus TechCrunch Disrupt in London is fast coming up on December 5-6, and the speakers just keep coming. Today we’re delighted to say Taavet Hinrikus is also joining. Hinrikus is co-founder and CEO of TransferWise, the international money transfer platform. At TransferWise, he looks after marketing, product development, PR, and investor relations. Hinrikus also serves as an Advisor at… Read More