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Houzz raises a huge $400M round at a $4B valuation

If you ask investors in Silicon Valley about Houzz — an app where you browse ridiculously nice homes and check out interesting interior design ideas — they’ll probably quietly mutter that they’re just growing their business. We really don’t hear about Houzz’s business that often. Except now the company says ...

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2018 Subaru Outback Starts at $26,810, Legacy at $23,055

Subaru has announced pricing information for its refreshed Legacy and Outback models, both of which go on sale this summer. The 2018 Subaru Outback arrives with an updated exterior design and changes that bring about reduced wind noise. Prices start at $26,810, up $290 from the previous model. Standard features ...

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The Sony A9 inches the mirrorless camera market forward

Mirrorless cameras. On paper, some of them seem perfect. They’re quick and powerful with lightweight bodies, but their main drawback has been equally light lens catalogs. Having a variety of prime, telephoto, macro, sport and the like, all with distinctive shooting characteristics is what give lenses their charm. However, Sony ...

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Relevnt launches a publisher-centric news app

Florida startup Relevnt is experimenting with a new approach to online publishing. Founder and CEO Winder Hughes said that it’s become unrealistic to expect readers to download an app for every publication that they follow, or even to type a bunch of URLs into their mobile browser. At the same time, when publishers rely ...

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Seattle Police Department suspends its Twitch channel following Charleena Lyles controversy

Facing backlash on its handling of the officer-involved shooting death of Charleena Lyles, the Seattle Police Department will shut down its official Twitch channel. As GeekWire reports, the department started experimenting with community outreach over the game streaming platform earlier this year, starting a Twitch channel called Fuzzfeed206. While the ...

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Dodge Challenger Demon: So Fast, You Have To Sign A Waiver To Buy It

As we explained when Dodge debuted the Challenger Demon, a street-legal drag car, its performance isn’t exactly straightforward, as each of the Demon’s maximum-performance stats is conditional on a number of variables. Now, however, Dodge seeks to avoid liability when Demon owners take their cars on public roads. According to ...

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