Jeff Bezos donates $33 million to fund college scholarships for Dreamers

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are donating $33 million in the form of a scholarship grant to help 1,000 undocumented immigrant high school graduates with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status attend college. The Bezos grant comes through TheDream.US,

Google unveils its News Initiative, with tools for subscriptions, security and fighting fake news

Google today announced a multi-pronged News Initiative, which Chief Business Officer Phillipp Schindler described as a way to bring together all of the company’s efforts to work with the journalism industry.

Cleo, the chatbot that wants to replace your banking apps, has stealthily entered the U.S.

With little fuss or fanfare, Cleo, the London-based startup that offers an AI-powered chatbot as a replacement for your banking apps, has begun quietly offering its service to U.S. customers. Just 21 days in, I understand the U.K. fintech is already signing up 1,000 users across the pond per day.

FTC reportedly eyes probe of Facebook over data violations as UK and US pols summon Zuck to testify

The fallout from the story concerning Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, the misuse of personal data and how much Facebook knew about all this, has quickly made its way into the halls of government.

Insta360 One gets a massive upgrade with FlowState stabilization

One of the better 360-degree cameras out there just got a lot better: The Insta360 One, a standalone 4K 360 camera with a built-in iPhone or Android hardware connector now supports FlowState onboard stabilization.

Ford could change Detroit by buying its defunct train station

According to this report, Ford is pursuing a deal to purchase the abandoned Michigan Central Station. Located just outside downtown Detroit, the massive transit station has set empty for about 30 years and recently became a symbol representing a decaying Detroit.

CoEdition raises $4 million from NEA and others for its plus-sized shopping site for women

The average American woman is plus-sized, but only 18 percent of clothing sold in 2016 was size 14 or higher. This disconnect in the world of fashion looked like an opportunity to a team of four former Gilt execs, who are today launching a new e-commerce site, CoEdition.

Rachio announces a new smart sprinkler controller, raises $10M

Rachio, the company that builds WiFi controllers for your garden sprinklers (think Nest Thermostat, but for watering your plants instead of heating your house), is back with a new one. They’ve also raised $10M in a Series B round. So what’s new in this Gen 3 version? A new hardware design,

Peer-to-peer real estate marketplace Homie wants to replace your realtor with a bot

Just a few weeks ago I was in Utah for the holidays, spending time with the many family members my husband and I both have there. At one family gathering, a cousin began talking about how he bought a brand new home and sold his own home all without a real estate agent on a site called Homie.

Cortana had a crappy CES

Cortana gets no respect. Microsoft’s smart assistant is actually pretty solid, all things told, but it rarely gets mentioned in the same breath as Alexa, Siri or Google Assistant.

Facebook stock dips after the platform deprioritizes publishers

Facebook shares fell around 5% on Friday following the news that the company would retool its News Feed to boost social interactions over stories from publishers. Mark Zuckerberg announced the news on Thursday evening in a post on his own Facebook page to expected investor skittishness.

Roku 做智能电视 Roku TV 的优势是什么,对国内机顶盒厂商有何借鉴?


Tumblr Native Ads to Start Appearing Across Yahoo

In a move that capitalizes on Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's largest acquisition, Tumblr native ads will begin to appear across Yahoo properties, the company announced Tuesday.The ads, called "sponsored posts,

DDD 领域驱动设计-在动手之前,先把你的脑袋清理干净 - 田园里的蟋蟀

惨不忍睹的翻译 英文原文: 作者:Mahmud Hasan(我认识他,他不认识我) 翻译这篇老外文章的两个原...

什么是双重差分模型(difference-in-differences model)?

来自问题:什么是双重差分模型(difference-in-differences model)?双重差分吗,就是差分两次。我们先来举个栗子。现在要修一条铁路,铁路是条线,所以必然会有穿过的城市和没有被穿过的城市。

Apple 推出了一个 iCloud 工具供大家检查二手 iOS 装置是否贼赃

可能大家会有买二手 iOS 装置,但又担心有关装置是贼赃或从不明途径取得的经验,Apple 为此推出了一个新的 iCloud 网页工具,提供一个基本查证的方法。页面让用户输入装置的 IMEI...

三星真与高通决裂 集成基带单芯片CPU将量产

前段时间,高通对外宣传,2015 年将有超过 60 款旗舰机型搭载旗下最新的顶级移动处理器 Snapdragon 810。不过遗憾的是,原本最大单的客户三星并不在其中。

独立开发游戏越来越容易:Unity发布旗下的最新游戏引擎Unity 5,依然有免费版

独立开发者开发游戏正变得越来越容易,因为在游戏设计中很多吃力不讨好的工作可以直接采用像 Epic Games 或 Unity Technologies 这样的游戏引擎来解决。

1910: An innocent Edwardian childhood in color

c. 1910Janet Laing, aged around 12 (left), and her sister Iris, aged around seven.Image: National Media Museum / Science and Society Picture Library / Getty ImagesEtheldreda Laing was around 38 years old when she first took pictures of her daughters using Autochrome, an early colour process.


像是一股飓风,Uber在近几年疯狂的肆虐着全球的出租车行业。然而,面对这样一个复杂而又牵涉到各方利益的行业,Uber有的时候也不得不低下扬起的头颅。  7月3日,Uber法国公司表示,将暂停在法国的打车服务应用UberPoP。


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