As we noted earlier this week, the mere fact that Blocks was able to bring its modular smartwatch system to market feels like a minor miracle. The company appears to have not taken the easy route in any respect. It could have launched an Android Wear device,
Welcome, friends, to the consumer electronics dead zone. It’s that increasingly brief window between the last of the pre-holiday releases and the CES deluge. It’s rarely home to genuinely exciting announcements, but when you’re a company like Samsung,
Months after a big round, African fintech startup Jumo has pulled in a fresh $12.5 million to add more fuel for its expansion into Asia Pacific. The new investment comes from London-based investment fund Odey Asset Management,
Work-Bench, an early stage enterprise startup venture capital firm based in New York City announced its $47 million Fund II today. It follows their initial $10 million fund. Work-Bench is itself like a venture capital investment startup.
Minted, known for its selection of printed goods, says it's profitable on an EBITDA basis.
San Francisco banned delivery robots because they obstructed pedestrians, so Postmates built one with eyes, turn signals, and a mandate to yield. Serve is Postmates’ new cooler-meet-autonomous-stroller that it hopes can cut costs and speed up deliveries.
Prisma Labs, the startup behind the style transfer craze of a couple of years ago, has a new AI-powered iOS app for retouching selfies. An Android version of the app — which is called Lensa — is slated as coming in January. It bills Lensa as a “one-button Photoshop”,
Stride Health, the consumer healthcare consulting and optimization service, has inked a new partnership with the U.S. government’s healthcare departments to provide “enhanced direct enrollment” to verify tax credit eligibility and process enrollments on its platform.
It’s rare that I pay much attention to automaker infotainment and multimedia system updates at CES – usually there’s too much going on with autonomy, electrification and mobility services to give it much thought. This year, however,
It took two years, but Sensel finally managed to start shipping the Morph to backers. The company apparently ran into every potential pitfall for a brand new hardware manufacture, include a microscopic design flaw that forced it to scrap an entire run, resulting in around $60,000 in costs.
Facebook is making a huge change to its News Feed algorithm to prioritize friends and posts that spark comments between them at the expense of public content, news outlets, and importantly, the total time spent and ads you see on the social network. CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote on Facebook today,
虽然说我不是个吃货, 但是我有很多吃货朋友. 怀着期待从豌豆荚下载了饭本时, 我预感这将是我成为吃货的第一步...
Facebook近来对大手笔收购颇为热衷，而这也是创业公司背后的投资公司所乐于见到的。今年2月20日，Facebook以190亿美元将WhatsApp纳入麾下，这给后者的投资方红杉带来了近 30 亿美元的回报，相当可观。
Arduino 和 Raspberry Pi 电脑的出现，大大激发了人们的硬件创造热情。“独立硬件”（Indie Hardware）大行其道，Tindie 就是在这个时期兴起的一个面向 DIY 数码产品爱好者的在线集市。该网站获得了来自 A16Z 120万美元的种子轮融资。
隨著 Apple Watch 正式推出，更多的相關細節也在今天的發表會中一次披露。