Ikea buys Taskrabbit, GoPro has a new HeroToday's major tech headlines include Ikea's purchase of "gig-economy" staple Taskrabbit, Toshiba selling off its flash memory business and GoPro releases the Hero6.
This is cnet and here are the stories that matter right now. Swedish furnisher IKEA has bought Taskrabbit, while specific details of the transaction aren't available we do know that Taskrabbit will continue to run independently and that the company's CEO will stay on board. TaskRabbit has already struck partnership with Amazon and is free to do more moving forward. Toshiba is selling the Flash Memory Division of its business to Bain Capital for roughly $18 billion. The deal had been met with some resistance from Western Digital though as the company claims it should have veto rights because of their current business relationship. Also, an important footnote, Apple is investing 165 billion yen in Toshiba as part of the deal. And finally, GoPro has revealed the Hero 6 Black, the latest version of the company's defining action camera. The new Hero captures 4K video at 60 frames per second. And 240 frames per second at 1080p. Also new to the device is a touch zoom on the back screen. The new Hero 6 is on sale now for $499. You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNET Tech Today app in the Apple or Google Play Store.