The DeanBeat: My favorite games of 2014, the in-between year

Some great games debuted in 2014, but I feel like it was an in-between year. Last year, the previous generation of consoles peaked and the next-generation consoles debuted. This year, more big titles were supposed to arrive. But some highly anticipated games like Evolve, Dying Light, and The Order: 1886 slipped into 2015. That made it seem like 2014 was actually ... Read More »

#Fiat500X subcompact crossover aimed at American market – an annotated infographic

Having previously pumped up the fashionista’s preferred runaround of choice, the Fiat 500, to produce the oddly unremarkable 500L, Fiat has now launched the funkier-looking 500X. This subcompact crossover loses more of the 500’s diminutive cute appeal, replacing it instead with sleek muscle and overall capacity in a move to capture more of the burgeoning SUV market. With small and ... Read More »

Funding Daily: Today’s tech funding news, in one place

Get all the tech funding news of the day delivered straight to your mailbox! Sign up for Funding Daily and never miss a deal. Here’s a list of today’s tech funding stories, updated as the day unfolds. Tip us here if you have a deal to share. Nice, aiming to be the Instagram of China, raises $36M Tiger Global Fund-backed Nice, a photo ... Read More »

New open-water streaming Shark Cam turns every day into Shark Week

Want to watch sharks patrolling the deep in real-time without putting on a wet suit? A set of new live cameras installed off North Carolina’s Cape Fear makes any week shark week. Part of a network of 75 live-cams installed around the world by Explore.org, the so-called “Shark Cams” provide an unfiltered view of the animals’ natural underwater home. Installed ... Read More »

Elon Musk’s speed-of-sound Hyperloop is actually being built

Way back in the summer of 2013, SpaceX’s Elon Musk proposed a new transportation system that was equal parts awesome and insane: The Hyperloop. Unfortunately, that was the extent of Musk’s involvement: He gave us his plans in the form of a 57-page white paper, and then told the world to go ahead and build it. Now, a group of ... Read More »

One Month acquires GoRails to expand its coding courses

GoRails is a one-man resource for learning to code with Ruby on Rails, and coding startup One Month thinks it’s pretty great. In fact, it thinks it’s so great, that One Month has acquired GoRails, the companies are announcing today. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. GoRails founder — and human Swiss Army knife — Chris Oliver is joining the ... Read More »

A New Universe Of Geospatial Space And Time Data

The definition and notion of so-called spatial data is not new. Commonly also called geospatial data, the term denotes the location of an object on planet Earth expressed as geographic coordinates. We can now also enrich this location value by also describing the size and shape of an object — and that very ‘object’ could be anything from a cheeseburger to a ... Read More »