The ‘Star Wars’ Han Solo movie now has an official name

 Star Wars’ cinematic universe tale focused on young Han Solo has a name, and we found out thanks to director Ron Howard, who announced it using a placard in a video shared on Twitter. The name, in case you were wondering, is “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” It follows the “A Star Wars Story” model set by Rogue One, the ...

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SelfMade helps you post better photos online

 SelfMade brings professional photo editing to your phone — yes, literally. The startup, which is announcing that it has raised $11 million in funding, was founded by CEO Brian Schechter and CTO Zach Lloyd. Schechter was previously co-founder at IAC-acquired dating startup HowAboutWe, and he points to HowAboutWe as the starting point for his interest in photo editing. After all, he… Read ...

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StockX is adding a streetwear marketplace, starting with Supreme

 StockX, the “stock market of things” that originally started with high-end sneakers and expanded into handbags and watches, is now adding support for streetwear. Supreme gear is live now in the app. While not quite as mainstream as the sneaker market, streetwear is a fast-growing industry with extremely high demand — especially for Supreme gear, which often sells out in ...

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Walmart says it will acquire more startups

 Walmart has bought a handful of startups lately, and the company says this acquisition spree will continue. It’s looking to buy businesses in the technology, retail and digital native brands categories, said Marc Lore, CEO of Walmart eCommerce U.S., onstage at WSJ D.Live in Laguna Beach on Tuesday. Read More

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Microsoft already published a KRACK fix, Apple and Google are working on it

 Security researcher Mathy Vanhoef publicly disclosed a serious vulnerability in the WPA2 encryption protocol yesterday that affects all devices that use WiFi. While we’ve listed many ways to protect yourself against KRACK, the best way to completely eradicate it from your network is to update all your WiFi devices. And some companies have been faster than others. First, you should… Read More

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Intel to ship new Nervana Neural Network Processor by end of 2017

 Intel has formally unveiled its Nervana Neural Network Processor family of chips designed for machine learning use cases. The technology underlying the chips is heavily tied to Nervana Systems, a deep learning hardware startup Intel acquired. Intel’s NNP chips nix standard cache hierarchy and use software to manage on-chip memory to achieve faster training times for deep learning models. Read More

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Facebook’s Building 8 head, Regina Dugan, is leaving the company

 Facebook’s Regina Dugan, who led the company’s secretive Building 8 hardware lab, is leaving the company after just 18 months in the role. Dugan detailed in a Facebook post that she would be leaving to focus on “building and leading a new endeavor.” She will be staying in her position until “early next year” to help the team transition into ...

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