Source: Verizon to sharpen content strategy with OTT video service, IoT platform

At CES, the big consumer electronics show underway this week in Las Vegas (when the lights are working), TechCrunch has learned that Verizon is working away on a couple of new services that will see the carrier once again trying to grow its business beyond basic broadband and mobile connectivity,

Anomali secures $40 million Series D led by Lumia Capital to scale threat detection solution

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,

Storytelling app Wattpad raises $51M at a $398M valuation

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,

Didi has a brilliant plan to contain the threat of China’s bike-sharing services

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,

Clinic reports Natural Cycles app for 37 unwanted pregnancies since September

Swedish startup Natural Cycles, which offers an app-based product which it bills as a ‘digital contraceptive’,

Uber rival Grab acquires Indian startup to bulk up its mobile payment platform

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.

Hike unbundles its messaging app to reach India’s next wave of smartphone users

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.

Revolut launches geolocation-powered travel insurance

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.

Nuheara’s voice amplifying earbuds offer customizable hearing profiles

Nuheara’s new IQBuds Boost headphones exist in a a strange sort of in-between spot. Like the rest of the company’s line, they’re clearly one of countless devices looking to compete in the crowded world of bluetooth earbuds. Like the standard IQBuds before them, however,

This ring lets you bend musical notes on a keyboard with a wave of your hand

We saw a small mountain of cool stuff at CES this week, but this one is still on my mind a few days later.It’s a ring you wear while playing a MIDI keyboard. By wavering your hand or sliding your fingers up the keys, you can change the vibrato or intensity of your notes.

Blocks hopes to court enterprise customers with its modular smartwatch

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,

App.config和Web.config配置文件的自定义配置节点 - aehyok

前言 昨天修改代码发现了一个问题,由于自己要在WCF服务接口中添加了一个方法,那么在相应调用的地方进行更新服务就可以了,不料意外发生了,竟然无法更新。左查右查终于发现了问题。App.

Microsoft extends their partnership with SAP, improves enterprise cloud computing

用手表控制特斯拉! 首个相关Android Wear应用诞生

随着科学和技术的发展,很多童年令我们感到疯狂的科幻情节,如今这个时代大多都已经实现,比如让手机支持投影,通过手机遥控直升机、汽车等等。

Giving Tuesday sets record in online donations this year

Giving Tuesday, the global movement of giving back after consumer-driven holidays Black Friday and Cyber Monday, saw its most successful year yet on Tuesday, according to early metrics.Nonprofit solutions firm Blackbaud,

Two New VAIO Hybrid Laptops That Rise From Sony's Ashes

Remember Sony decided to sell off its entire PC business ? Well, VAIO prototypes first shown off last year are now a reality; say hello to the VAIO Z and VAIO Z Canvas, two hybrid laptops that resurrect the flagship range in the post-Sony world.Read more...

如何给出好的设计反馈

为了让自己的设计充分解决问题,每一个设计师都会尝试收集很多同行、用户的建议,这是一个需要彼此充分沟通的过程。

Magic Johnson Is Joining Square’s Board Of Directors

Square is bringing in Earvin “Magic” Johnson to its board of directors this summer. The former basketball player is one of the most successful business leaders in America and a great get for Square’s board. He is a not only a NBA Hall of Fame legend but also a formidable business leader,

Microsoft celebrates Labor Day with big discounts at the Microsoft Store

Some pretty neat sales are happening at the Microsoft Store right now in celebration of Labor Day this Monday. A lot of their computers are currently on discount, including Surface devices, laptops, and other PCs. The Surface Pro...

富士康芯片行业遇挫:硅品增发被否未获控制权

鸿海精密工业公司刚刚在争夺一家台湾半导体公司控制权的过程中失利。由于这家公司开发了一项最新款iPhone和智能手表采用的重要技术,因而此次失败对鸿海的多元化战略构成了负面影响。

这款可穿戴设备能帮助盲人“看到”周围物体

或许在盲人的眼中,整个世界虽近在咫尺,但却遥不可及,因为他们无法看到其周围形形色色的物体。他们只能依靠盲杖,盲文和其他辅助电子设备来“感知”这个世界。不过,好消息是,内华达大学雷诺分校和阿肯色州立大学研究团队本周宣布,他们正在开发一款机器人可穿戴设备,它能够让盲人借助他们的手臂来“看到”外部世界。这款设备能够帮助这类人群绕开移动障碍物,使他们具备一定的“预定位”,“预感知”物体的能力。

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