French tech media company Next INpact just launched an interesting project today. Kimetrak is a simple browser extension that lets you see how your favorite website is tracking you and selling your privacy. The upcoming ePrivacy and GDPR regulations in Europe have been a wake-up call in many ways.
Anomali, a threat detection and mitigation company, announced a hefty $40 million Series D investment today led by Lumia Capital. The company was previously known as ThreatStream. New investors Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners (DTCP), Telstra and Sozo Ventures along with returning investors GV,
Content, as they say, is king — but these days, that may be true only for as long as you can figure out a good business model to deliver it. And today, a startup based out of Toronto, Canada is re-upping its coffers to fill out its ambition to do just that. Wattpad,
China’s Didi Chuxing unveiled its bike-sharing platform today and, as expected, it looks like a very aggressive move to protect its position. When Didi first announced its plans to offer rides from Ofo and Bluegogo inside its app,
Swedish startup Natural Cycles, which offers an app-based product which it bills as a ‘digital contraceptive’,
Grab, Uber’s main rival in Southeast Asia, is continuing to develop its mobile payment strategy after it announced the acquisition of India-based startup iKaaz.
How do you compete with the world’s largest chat app in its strongest market? Hike, the Indian messaging app valued at more than $1 billion, is taking a unique approach to battling WhatsApp which involves dismantling its service, layering it on budget Android phones and offering free connectivity.
Fintech startup Revolut is launching international medical and dental insurance. You can subscribe using the company’s app for £1 per day or more depending on the options.
Google is preparing to launch a new set of parental control features for users of its Chrome browser. The announcement was made in an email sent this week to users of its current system for parental controls and other restrictions called “Chrome Supervised Users,” which is soon shutting down.
Y Combinator is pulling the curtains off of a new experiment, YC Bio. The idea is to fund early-stage life-sciences companies that are still in the lab phase, YC President Sam Altman wrote on the YC blog today. YC Bio’s first area of focus will be on healthspan and age-related disease.
Meet Kuzzle, an all-in-one backend solution for connected devices and beyond. The French startup is giving you a scalable solution so that you don’t have to develop everything from scratch yourself. Think about it as Firebase but for different use cases.Before Kuzzle,
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Imagine how much easier it would be to get kids excited about going to the library if the library itself doubled as a playground. That's exactly what's happened in an earthquake-ravaged village in China's Yunnan Province. The town's new library doubles as a community center with a slide on top.
App Store正在变得越来越拥挤，应用开发商之间的竞争也已经变得越来越剧烈。但对所有的iOS和OS X开发者而言，应用扩展是全新的起点——在这里，没有人跑在你前面。
From search to mobile to self-driving cars, Google's futuristic ambitions seem limitless — and that attitude now also applies to commercial real estate.The tech giant on Friday unveiled an ambitious proposal that reimagines its Mountain View, Calif. headquarters, long known as the Googleplex,
本期 iOS 移动开发周报带来如下内容：WWDC 2015 将于 6 月 8 日在旧金山开幕、react-native 之布局篇、iOS 应用架构谈、iOS 证书及 ipa 包重签名探究、开源项目Kingfisher和samurai-native等。 By 唐巧
It's almost Christmas morning for Microsoft Windows users.Come Wednesday, many will be treated to a whole new operating system, Windows 10. There's a lot to love about the new OS: It's sleek, there's a collection of new bells and whistles and hey,