Southeast Asia gaming and e-commerce firm Sea ends first day on NYSE up 8%

Sea, the gaming and e-commerce company holding the first major U.S. IPO from a Southeast Asian tech firm, had a bumpy start to life on the NYSE after closing the day up around eight percent on its list price of $15. The company raised $884 million from its listing,

Distinguished VCs back wholesale marketplace Faire with $100M at a $535M valuation

Kirsten Green of Forerunner Ventures, Keith Rabois of Khosla, Alfred Lin of Sequoia and Alex Taussig of Lightspeed are backers of Faire.

Anki’s Vector is getting Alexa access next week

Vector’s already got the adorable bit down, courtesy of a team staffed by former Pixar and Dreamworks animators. But Anki’s grownup version of Cozmo can use a bit of help when it comes to smarts. Starting next week, the desktop robot will be able to tap into Amazon Alexa’s deep base of answers.

IMAX pulls the plug on its dream of VR arcades

The company behind the biggest screens in cinema is giving up on bringing VR screens within a few inches of users’ faces. The company announced today in a SEC filing that it will be shutting down its three remaining virtual reality centers including its flagship location in Los Angeles.

They scaled YouTube — now they’ll shard everyone with PlanetScale

When the former CTOs of YouTube, Facebook and Dropbox seed fund a database startup, you know there’s something special going on under the hood. Jiten Vaidya and Sugu Sougoumarane saved YouTube from a scalability nightmare by inventing and open-sourcing Vitess,

Scammers are sending bomb scares to nab BTC

A new scam is making the rounds that promises to disrupt countless offices and schools. The scam is simple: the scammers send an email threatening to detonate a bomb if they don’t get a certain amount of Bitcoin within a specified time frame.

Jennifer Garner and J.J. Abrams are making a limited series for Apple

More than a decade after the end of “Alias,” J.J. Abrams and Jennifer Garner are teaming up on a new limited series for Apple. The show, titled “My Glory Was I Had Such Friends,” will be based on the Amy Silverstein memoir of the same name,

These face-generating systems are getting rather too creepily good for my liking

Machine learning models are getting quite good at generating realistic human faces — so good that I may never trust a machine, or human, to be real ever again. The new approach, from researchers at Nvidia,

Crunch Report | SoftBank Vision Fund Sequels

SoftBank is planning to create $100 billion Vision Fund sequels, Chariot is temporarily paused in San Francisco and Stitch Fix shows us what a good IPO looks like. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

Mozilla proposes combined WebXR standard for virtual and mixed reality in the browser

Although we may disagree on the usefulness of VR and AR today, it’s hard to argue with the idea that it should be easier to develop for and deploy — especially on the web. That’s why Mozilla is working on a combined framework that gives developers standardized,

Robert Scoble has allegedly continued to sexually harass women after going sober

Venture capitalists Dave McClure, Jason Caldbeck and Chris Sacca, SoFi CEO Mike Cagney, and a top Uber engineer have all been accused of sexual impropriety in the last six months as a growing number of women have come forward about the harassment they have endured by those in power.However,

The Mayor of Los Angeles Would Like to Introduce You to the New L.A.

"I want to set some ground rules for what I think we all should do in L.A.,which is to really resist cliché," stated Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti last night during a future-focused public event at Occidental College. While "certain publications"—which the mayor did not name,

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疑似PS4虚拟头盔使用中的动态图片泄露

在约翰·卡马克的Oculus Rift项目带动下,越来越多的企业和团队开始瞄向虚拟视频头盔这一领域,作为视频头盔领头羊的索尼自然也不甘落后,随着游戏开发者大会的临近,关于PS4虚拟头盔的消息越来越多。

Everything That's Changed in the New iTunes 12.0

Apple just released the latest build of OS X Yosemite, including a brand new iTunes. It's only a little bit anti-climactic. Version 12.0 does indeed look a lot like Version 11.3, the version that's probably on your computer. But it's got some neat little treats nevertheless.Read more...

一了儿时梦想 用3D打印机给自己建城堡

美国明尼苏达的一位工程师 Andrey Rudenko 近日启动了一向雄心勃勃的计划:利用 3D 打印机给自己建一座能供人进出的城堡。  其实 3D 打印建筑并不是什么新鲜事,早在几个月前国内就有公司在上海展示了他们的作品。

Despicable Me Minion Rush for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 introduces Jelly Lab

A new update for the popular game Despicable Me Minion Rush for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 is now available for download. This new update introduces Jelly Lab, an invention of the super villain Gru. Can you help minions collect fruit and make the tastiest jelly?

恶意勒索软件ScarePackage肆虐美国 Android用户需小心提防

Android用户请注意,该智能机平台又迎来了一起重大恶意软件威胁。据总部位于旧金山的安全公司Lookout所述:在过去30天时间里,一款名叫“ScarePackage”的勒索软件,已经盯上了近90万部Android手机。

4 pitfalls to avoid in answering "Why are you interested in this position?"

Hiring managers don't always say what's on their minds, and sometimes this results in a less effective interviewing experience for you, the job candidate. But, regardless of how good or bad your interviewer is, you'll very likely still get this question: "Why are you interested in this position?

Sync, BitTorrent’s Free File Sharing Service, Exits Beta With A $40 Pro Tier

BitTorrent is today taking one more step ahead in its bid to create a revenue-generating business out of its peer-to-peer file-sharing network. Sync, the desktop and mobile file synchronising service that BitTorrent presents as an alternative to cloud-based services like Dropbox,

No plans for a single Universal Skype app in Windows 10, Microsoft will offer Skype built in to apps

Last week it was reported that the Modern version of the Skype app is being retired on July 7th, leaving the desktop version of Skype as the only one stop shop for all of Skype’s features after the retirement date. This led to many questions from users and the media,

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