Antisocial media?

As Facebook finds itself publicly on the hook for enabling Russian agents to spread divisive propaganda via its platform, be it in the form of fake news, ‘dark ads’, issue pushing Facebook pages, and even political rallies organized using its Event tools,

The Short, Serendipitous Life & Untimely Death Of Antisocial Photo-Sharing App, Rando

Almost exactly a year ago I wrote a piece about a new random photo-sharing app called Rando, built by a London app & design studio, ustwo -- an app that prefigured the current preoccupation for apps and services to offer users more anonymity.

Listen Carefully

There are lessons to be drawn from how people are talking about the technology services they are interacting with. Not just in general terms — whether they like or dislike a service and so on; but what more subtle linguistic signifiers might be expressing on their behalf.

Let's Talk About Whatever You Want Right Now

What a week. I’m about to go spend my weekend with extended family and old friends. What a weekend. What’ve you got lined up?Read more...

The way the Internet has changed the way we communicate

Oh Internet, where would we be without you? We certainly wouldn't be instant messaging someone we met at Machu Picchu six years ago. Or trawling through an album of a girl we went to primary school with entitled 'OMG! It's a Boy!' We wouldn't be able to craft a sentence using only emojis,

How to Watch Tonight's GOP Debates (Besides Stoned)

Sure, some people might be watching the presidential debates in VR but to truly experience tonight’s GOP circus in Boulder, Colorado you should be rolling a doobie before you tune in. Here’s how. To watch, not roll a doobie.Read more...

The Mattress Gets Reinvented and Stuffed in the Trunk of Your Car

Mattress shopping can be a major pain in the ass. Something that Casper, a newly launched sleep startup, wants to remedy. The supposed solution? One single, painstakingly engineered mattress for the masses.Read more...

UK beach's ban on Borat-style mankinis is helping its reputation

LONDON — There ain't no party like a mankini party, but the mankini parties...must stop.Police in Newquay, a town in Cornwall, England, have said that outlawing the bathing suits has helped contribute to overall improved behaviour and a boost to the economySee also:

In the first episode of 'Backstrom,' Rainn Wilson is just another savant

The following review discusses plot points from the first episode of 'Backstrom.' Do not read on if you have not watched the episode.You've likely heard this one before: Brilliant but antisocial ____________ is called back on the job for his expertise in ____________ field,

Business Insider Writer Says He Was Assaulted for Wearing Google Glass

This past Friday, Business Insider's Kyle Russell (above) covered an anti-eviction protest that targeted a high-ranking Google exec. While walking home, Russell put on his Google Glass , at which point he says it was torn off his face and smashed to bits.Read more...

Brewer Blasts Beer Censors With 'Sorry Not Sorry' Letter

There are contrite and carefully-measured responses crafted by brands in the face of public relations problems. And then there's the press release issued Monday by BrewDog.The 6 year-old Scottish brewer on Monday wrote a blistering NSFW response after Portman Group,

Disney’s invested in educational gaming app Kahoot, now at a $376M valuation

When Kahoot, the startup that operates a popular platform for user-generated educational gaming, raised $15 million in October of this year, we mentioned that Disney had a stake in the company by way of the Disney Accelerator,

Amazon Echo speakers now play friendly with Apple Music

Amazon recently said Apple Music would find its way onto Amazon Echo devices sometime soon — and sure enough, it appears to be rolling out now.

‘Donald’ debuts at No. 23 on worst passwords of 2018 list

Almost 10 percent of people on the interwebs used at least one of the 25 worst passwords on SplashData’s annual list, which was released this week. And nearly three percent of you are still using “123456,” the worst password of the entire ranking.

Google agrees not to sell facial recognition tech, citing abuse potential

In recent months, pressure has been mounting for major tech firms to develop strong policies regarding facial recognition. Microsoft has helped lead the way on that front, promising to put in place stricter policies, calling for greater regulation and asking fellow companies to follow suit.

Lime continues to battle San Francisco’s electric scooter decision

Electric scooter and bike-share company Lime is not giving up on San Francisco. This afternoon, Lime plans to protest on the steps of SF City Hall to petition the city’s scooter selection process.

Disney invests $15M in educational gaming app Kahoot at a $360M valuation

When Kahoot, the startup that operates a popular platform for user-generated educational gaming, raised $15 million in October of this year, we mentioned that Disney might take a larger stake in the company, beyond the small investment it took after Kahoot passed through the Disney Accelerator.

Niantic reportedly raising $200M at $3.9B valuation

Pokémon Go creator Niantic is raising a $200 million Series C at a valuation of $3.9 billion according to a report from Katie Roof at the WSJ. The round is expected to be led by IVP with participation from Samsung and aXiomatic Gaming.

Stop what you are doing and watch Nathan for You’s brilliant Uber episode right now

If you have not yet had the pleasure of being introduced to Nathan for You, you’re in for a treat! The man behind the show, Nathan Fielder, is so wonderfully awkward in his delivery he might just make you pee your pants from laughing so hard.Last week’s episode “Andy vs.

Redesigning the TechCrunch app

Over the last two years we have been working hard to improve the experience of TechCrunch products for our readers. Our tiny-but-mighty product team launched the brand new TechCrunch mobile app earlier this month and we couldn’t be more excited.

CapHorn Invest raises $150 million fund to invest in B2B startups

French VC firm CapHorn Invest recently closed a new $150 million fund (€130 million). Around 250 CEOs and executives of big established companies invested in the fund as limited partners. This is CapHorn Invest’s second fund. The firm plans to focus on Series A rounds, from $600,

大搜车LOGO征集

该方案以“舞动的纽带”为主要元素,将搜车(S,

【人人早报】第200期:互联网少了周鸿祎将会怎样?

早报导语 200期了,真心的不容易啊。不知不觉小编已经陪着早报度过了304个睡眼稀松的早晨。从第一期的2013 […]

The Future of Apple Design Is Hidden Inside OS X Yosemite

Today at WWDC, Apple gave OS X a design overhaul that's just as huge as its namesake. Yosemite is bright, sharp, and flat as hell . But while OS X now looks more like iOS, iOS and OS X are also more alike than ever.

在线租赁服务OpenRent获Northern & Shell Ventures媒体换股权投资

对一些创业公司来说,“踩油门加速前进”意味着策划一场媒体推广活动,但风险投资者并不总是乐见自己的大笔资金被花费在网络、平面和电视广告上。

US military working on turning soldiers into the Wolverine

Not only the US military want to make an Iron Man suit, they also want to give the soldiers the same self-healing powers of the Wolverine, the Marvel superhero that can accelerate the healing of injuries and chronic diseases. DARPA calls the project ElectRx. Their description is fascinating.

证券创新之翼——阿里金融云

云计算成为引领当今世界信息技术变革的主力军。越来越多的金融企业认识到只有与云计算结合,才能更好地支持业务发展和创新。本文将结合阿里金融云的特性,讲述券商IT系统上云的最佳实战经验。

生鲜电商的七种模式分析,看谁能脱颖而出?

电子商务这些年在国内可谓是风声水起,可惜在生鲜电商领域却始终没有激起浪花。在国内市场不管是电商平台还是传统的线 […]

阿里北大联合打造,“华文慕课”今日正式上线运营

Coursera 的 CEO的入华之行刚刚结束,高校MOOC浪潮正在到来。

网友发现谷歌Hangouts环聊中同志骄傲游行相关彩蛋

LGBT Pride同志骄傲月即将进入尾声,美国最高院裁定同性婚姻在全美各州合法化。各大科技公司也通过各种方式来支持民权活动,谷歌长期以来一直倡导LGBT群体应享有平等的权利。

Uber被微信“系统抖动”了,那么谁抖动了微信的系统

虎嗅注:本周比较大的、有争议的一个话题是Uber被微信“系统抖动”了,并且官方也声明这次抖动一抖就是三个月。但是何为“系统抖动”迄今没有一个确切的定义和解释。

© 云聚网互联网资讯 我要投稿 云聚网博客 7秒MCN大数据平台 悠闲吧