EyeEm is unveiling new tools to help the brands and marketers using the site to source their images. Underlying these tools is a technology called EyeEm Vision, which we described in-depth earlier this year. The goal is to expand image recognition so that it’s not just identifying the objects in the photo, but also its aesthetic qualities. EyeEm’s co-founder and chief product… Read More
 Described to me as “American Idol meets musical.ly,” startup Spotlite recently raised over $10 million from Sequoia Capital and BlueRun Ventures. The plan is to use the funding to build out the product, make key hires, and expand its marketing and advertising efforts. Spotlite is a direct-to-fan music platform for artists who want to make money and have direct access to their… Read More

Samsung isn’t alone in its decision to share its 2018 laptop lineup ahead of CES. LG is doing the same with the unveiling of three refreshed Gram laptops.

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On this episode of First Ring Daily Live, Andromeda shows up again, Sets doesn't show up, and Brad is really, really, tired.

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 Fitbit is, once again, not having a good day after spending the year in mostly middling status as it looks to prove there’s a market for fitness trackers as well as its own smartwatch. The culprit today is a Wall Street firm slapping a “sell” rating on the company’s stock, which often results in a resounding rejection of its potential going forward and sparks a sharp… Read More