The infosec reckoning has arrived

2018 represented a record year for venture capital investment into information security, but this isn’t a positive trend – and it definitely doesn’t mean we’re more secure. An unwarranted percentage of solutions being funded are not solving the problems defenders face the most. And with high numbers of lackluster information security startups failing to meet … Read moreThe infosec reckoning has arrived

Medivis has launched its augmented reality platform for surgical planning

After two years of development, Medivis , a New York-based company developing augmented reality data integration and visualization tools for surgeons, is bringing its first product to market. The company was founded by Osamah Choudhry and Christopher Morley who met as senior residents at NYU Medical Center. Initially a side-project, the two residents roped in … Read moreMedivis has launched its augmented reality platform for surgical planning

Nintendo announces Super Mario Maker 2 for Switch, so goodbye forever

Nintendo has ruined my life, and all our lives, by announcing Super Mario Maker 2, the sequel to the level-constructing game on Wii U that produced thousands of devious levels for those who think the “real” games aren’t hard enough. Gamers have been asking for this basically since the Switch was first rumored. Mario Maker … Read moreNintendo announces Super Mario Maker 2 for Switch, so goodbye forever

Brightcove acquires Ooyala’s video business

Brightcove just announced that it’s acquiring Ooyala’s online video platform business. The deal brings together two long-lasting players in the online video industry. Brightcove was founded in 2004 and went public in 2012, while Ooyala was founded in 2007 and was acquired by Telstra before management bought back the company last fall . (Back when … Read moreBrightcove acquires Ooyala’s video business

Recode Daily: Reddit users are posting Winnie the Pooh memes to protest a $150 million investment from China’s Tencent

Plus: Trump signs an executive order “prioritizing” AI development; Doordash arms itself with $500 million in new funding as its rivals prepare to IPO; luxury department store Barney’s is opening a pop-up pot shop in Beverly Hills. Reddit has received a $150 million investment from Tencent , the Chinese tech giant behind WeChat and League of … Read moreRecode Daily: Reddit users are posting Winnie the Pooh memes to protest a $150 million investment from China’s Tencent