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Google nabs AI startup to help phones see better

French startup Moodstocks is the latest artificial intelligence company to be brought into the Google fold.

By 7 July 2016


Netflix nabs rights to Cannes award-winning film 'Divines'

The streaming service has also snapped up the rights to stream Brazilian and Danish movies that were shown at the high-profile film festival.

By 7 June 2016


Overwatch open beta nabs 9.7 million players for Blizzard

It's a good sign for the gaming giant. For comparison, Blizzard's popular World of Warcraft had around 12 million players at its peak.

By 13 May 2016


Souped-up Vivaldi browser nabs nearly a million users

The Scandinavian browser startup, aiming for power users who want lots of options, says its foothold is a fifth of the way toward profitability.

By 12 May 2016


NASA Dawn mission nabs a big win in aviation circles

For its journey to far-flung corners of the solar system, NASA takes home the Collier Trophy, a prize that's gone to Orville Wright, the Apollo 11 crew and other pioneers of air and space travel.

By 13 March 2016


Facebook faces off against Snapchat, nabs filters app Masquerade

In a strategic move directed at Snapchat, the world's largest social network buys a popular app that lets users slap silly masks and effects on their selfies and share them on social networks.

By 10 March 2016


VIP at illegal-drug site Silk Road nabbed in Thailand, police say

A 54-year-old Canadian man arrested this week served as the "closest advisor" to Silk Road founder "Dread Pirate Roberts," according to law enforcement.

By 6 December 2015


Twitter fails to nab new tweeters

Twitter and its new CEO Jack Dorsey still face plenty of challenges as they work to convince more people to spend time on the microblogging site.

By 28 October 2015


Apple nabs 'coolest wearables' honors

The maker of the Apple Watch comes out on top in a poll on which brand is coolest for wearable devices. Designer brands don't fare so well.

By 27 October 2015


Apple Music nabs 6.5M paying subscribers, Tim Cook says

The CEO also says that Apple TV will ship next week, that the auto industry is ripe for disruption and that he doesn't mind "pissing off" people when it comes to upholding Steve Jobs' legacy.

By 20 October 2015