Mux raises $37 million to streamline video delivery and analytics
Video platform startup Mux today announced it raised $37 million, bringing its total raised so far to $69 million. Mux plans to use the proceeds to expand its product, sales, and marketing teams as it gears up for growth in the coming year, a spokesperson told VentureBeat via email.... Read more
Watch the 2021 Ford Bronco and Jeep Wrangler Rubicon climb back-to-back
We want to know how the 2021 Ford Bronco outright compares to the Jeep Wrangler when it comes time to ditch paved roads. It’s perhaps one of the biggest questions on the minds of everyone thinking about bringing a Bronco home next year. Now we have our first taste... Read more
BLM Supporters More Likely to Combat Hate in Videogames, Too
People who say they stand up to bullying and harassment in videogames are also more likely to support the Black Lives Matter movement. That’s according to a joint survey conducted by WIRED and Michigan State University media and information professor Dr. Rabindra Ratan earlier this year. We asked 940... Read more
How to get your data scientists and data engineers rowing in the same direction
In the slow process of developing machine learning models, data scientists and data engineers need to work together, yet they often work at cross purposes. As ludicrous as it sounds, I’ve seen models take months to get to production because the data scientists were waiting for data engineers to... Read more
A Step-by-Step Guide to Protect and Enable Your Remote Workforce
With more employees working from home today, it’s becoming harder to protect and enable a geographically distributed workforce. Remote work poses unique security challenges and risks that must be faced by employers. Also, companies must consider individual requirements of their employees workers, from enabling secure and fast Wi-Fi connection... Read more
Galaxy Note 20 Ultra ongoing review: 7 standout and not-so-great features today
The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is arresting, but expensive. Here’s what we think so far. Jessica Dolcourt/CNET I’m not gonna lie: reviewing the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G during a pandemic is weird. Normally, I hit the street early in the day and rely on the phone as my lifeline from... Read more
How to Stay Cool Without Air Conditioning & Prevent Heat Exhaustion
If you’re inside, it’s best to open two windows, whether you’re in a car or a building, to get a breeze flowing. If you have only one window open, fresh air entering is going to collide with hot air exiting, and your room isn’t going to get much cooler.... Read more
Why Vindex will invest $300 million in esports gaming arenas
Mike Sepso and Sundance DiGiovanni were ahead of their time when they started the esports tournament company Major League Gaming in 2002. They persevered through a long winter and sold MLG to Activision Blizzard in 2015. There, Sepso helped design the Overwatch League. Now they’re on to a second... Read more
15 of the best TV shows on Amazon Prime Video
Mozart in the Jungle. Amazon Studios Amazon Prime Video has stacked up an impressive lineup of original shows to keep you entertained. It’s also picked up excellent programs from other countries to stream in the US. Thankfully, those exclusives, like A Very English Scandal and Catastrophe, can be appreciated... Read more
What If the Big Bang Was Actually a Big Bounce?
Steinhardt and company imagine a universe that expands for perhaps a trillion years, driven by the energy of an omnipresent (and hypothetical) field, whose behavior we currently attribute to dark energy. When this energy field eventually grows sparse, the cosmos starts to gently deflate. Over billions of years a... Read more