Vimeo Adds Support for HDR and 8K Video

Vimeo has added support for HDR videos, and added 8K to the mix for good measure. This means that videos hosted on Vimeo now have the capacity to look amazing. That is if you have a device capable of displaying HDR and ultra high-definition videos. Which you probably don’t… yet. HDR, or High Dynamic Range, Read More …

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. acquires AR 3D imaging startup Outward for $112M

 Furniture and kitchenware giant Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSI) is acquiring augmented reality startup Outward in an all-cash deal for $112 million. The furniture mega-brand, which operates stores like Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, West Elm and others, will be using the startup’s 3D imaging tech to “enhance and extend its high-touch customer service platform,” the company says. Read Read More …

You Can Now Learn Chinese Using Duolingo

Duolingo has added a language course just for people who want to learn Chinese. Specifically Mandarin Chinese. With more than 1 billion speakers, Mandarin Chinese is the most-spoken language in the world, so it would probably serve us all well to learn a few words and phrases. You can learn dozens of languages using Duolingo. Read More …