Chan Zuckerberg Initiative acquires and will free up science search engine Meta
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s $45 billion philanthropy organization is making its first acquisition in order to make it easier for scientists to search, read and tie together more than 26 million science research papers. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is acquiring Meta, an AI-powered research ..
Mobile free roaming space sim ‘Galaxy on Fire 3 – Manticore’ is out now
Perhaps you’re like me and you wasted (or spent wisely) hours and hours of your youth playing Escape Velocity and its various sequels on an early Mac. If you are in that group, than the Galaxy on Fire series is probably no stranger, either. And if neither of these games sounds familiar, then I’ve ..
Find free stopover vacations with AirWander flight search
Flying to London? You could spend three days in Amsterdam on the way for free or cheap. That’s the promise of AirWander, a new flight search engine for the adventurous. AirWander finds you inexpensive stopovers — essentially multi-day layovers when you can explore a connecting city between other ..
Google’s Pixel smartphones come with free storage for full-res photos and videos
Google just announced a new feature arriving in its just-unveiled Pixel smartphones that could make Apple iPhone owners jealous: unlimited storage for photos and videos…in full resolution. That’s something the company already provides via its Google Photos service as an option, but it requires ..
Zenefits ordered to stop offering free insurance software in Washington state
Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has ordered insurance startup Zenefits to stop providing free use of its software in the state. The Commissioner issued a release detailing the order on Thursday, and explaining that the block on a completely free product is a result of Zenefits violating ..
Free stock trade app Robinhood monetizes with $10\/month to buy on credit
Robinhood says it will never charge commissions to trade stocks, but the $66 million-funded startup is finally ramping up monetization with the launch of “Robinhood Gold” premium features. For $10 per month, users can skip the three-day waiting period with instant deposits and reinvesting, trade ..
Yahoo View brings Hulu’s free programming to mobile, but is limited to clips
Yahoo View, the company’s recently launched gambit to go after cord cutters by offering free video content from Hulu, is now available on mobile. Yahoo has just debuted an iOS version of the mobile TV service, which will soon be followed by launches on Android and the mobile web, the company says. ..
Create hassle-free slideshow presentations online with Slides
Meetings are probably never going to die — and, along with that, neither are presentations. But the traditional route for making presentations is getting a little outdated, with tools like PowerPoint getting updated regularly but lacking a certain simplicity to them. That’s why Owen Bossola and ..
Instapaper premium goes free for all users
Following its acquisition by Pinterest in August, Instapaper’s premium version will now be to all users, the company said today. As part of the acquisition, Instapaper’s team would begin working on Pinterest’s core experience. But the company also said that the app would live on as a separate entity ..
FoundersCard members now get three months of free private jet flights from JetSmarter
FoundersCard, the membership-based program that offers perks like discounts on hotels, travel and shopping has inked a new deal with JetSmarter. As a refresher JetSmarter is also a membership-based program that lets members book discounted seats on shuttle flights between pre-determined cities as well ..