41: Syreeta of Lipstick Killers on The Fashion Industry and Sustainability

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Pharrell develops new game app to raise ocean pollution awareness

He's already a renowned artist, producer, fashion icon, and social good activist. Now, Pharrell Williams can add video game designer to his long list of accomplishments. That's right, Williams, himself a video game nerd, is debuting his first game on Thursday, Oct. 15, a joint venture alongside …

Gaming Conventions

'Ingestibles' could become the new wearables faster than you think

Wearables have made people obsessed with tracking their personal data — from fitness to sleep to even sex. We've been retrieving this information externally, but can data also come from within?<p>At the Code/Mobile conference, Hosain Rahman, CEO of leading wearables company Jawbone, said they've …

Wearable Tech

Netflix says its price hike is all about acquiring more content

Netflix has released its quarterly earnings today (PDF), and so far, the folks on Wall Street aren't responding positively. Of course, customers have already heard the big news -- Epix movies and <i>Sesame Street</i> are gone, its first movie <i>Beasts of No Nation</i> premieres tomorrow night and the price for …

Facebook is working on its own real-time news notification app

Facebook is preparing to launch its own real-time news notification app in a bid to lure people away from Twitter.<p>A source familiar with the matter confirmed to <i>Mashable</i> that the app is indeed in development, although a specific launch date has not been revealed.<p>Rumors surrounding the app surfaced …

Facebook

Jack Dorsey is giving up at least 50% of his stake in Square to help underserved communities

In Square’s S-1 filing for its Initial Public Offering, chief executive Jack Dorsey revealed that he has committed a considerable percentage of his equity to helping further the company’s potential to “drive positive impact” over the course of his lifetime.<p>Over the past two years, he has given 15 …

Jack Dorsey

Square has filed for an IPO, will list on NYSE as 'SQ'

Jack Dorsey’s other company, Square, has filed for an IPO. It will also seek to list itself on the NYSE under the symbol ‘SQ’. In a statement, Square says it will sell its Class A common stock.<p>Square also says it hasn’t determined just how much stock it will offer.<p>It’s interesting news, considering …

Jack Dorsey

Google Translate now allows visual translations to Arabic

Google Translate has already expanded its visual translation capabilities across many languages, but the team announced today that the company has made a breakthrough in translations to a particularly difficult language.<p>The Google Translate app, available for both iPhone and Android, has updated to …

Google Translate

Tesla is mapping the Earth, 'cause your GPS won't cut it for self-driving cars

Self-driving cars require an incredible amount of information to operate safely. Tesla and Elon Musk know this well.<p>Tesla Motors formally launched its long-awaited Autopilot feature on Wednesday, which is not quite a self-driving car, but rather a higher degree of autonomy. One of the new features …

Autos

Netflix wants its documentaries to compete with Vice's

Netflix may soon be as good a destination for edgy news documentaries as it is a place to binge on <i>Narcos</i>. On an live video earnings call today, Netflix's head of content Ted Sarandos said the company was increasingly eyeing its documentaries as a tool for trying out new ideas and capturing younger …

Netflix

No thanks: JPEG images may soon have copy protection

So much for hopes that the tech industry would back away from copyright protection any time soon. The Joint Photographic Experts Group recently launched a Privacy & Security initiative that potentially brings digital rights management (DRM) to regular JPEG images, not just the specialized JPEG 2000 …

Tesla's cars can drive themselves starting tomorrow

At a press event today, Tesla announced the release tomorrow of version 7.0 of the Model S software, a big, widely anticipated new build that finally enables the car's self-driving features. Those capabilities were first announced last year and the necessary sensors were added to all Model S cars …

Autos

GoDaddy Reveals Salary Gender Gap In New Twist On Diversity Reports

A GoDaddy compensation analysis released Wednesday exposed female executives were paid at a rate almost 4 percent less than their male counterparts.<p>The report also found throughout the total company, women are actually compensated .28 percent more than men. But the gap persists for women in …

Diversity