Boxed in talks to be acquired by Kroger for $500 million

New York-based Boxed, the startup for buying food and household items in bulk, is in talks to be acquired by Kroger for about $500 million. Other retailers are also expected to be making bids.

Bitcoin, Ethereum and almost every other cryptocurrency is plunging

Look away now if you own bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. This won’t be breaking news to you if you are invested, but today has seen the entire crypto market fall by double-digit percentages. The price of bitcoin slumped by 15 percent to drop below $12,000 for the first time since December 4.

Apple asked to respond to China consumer group about slowing older iPhones

Apple is now facing questions about how it slows down older iPhones in China. The Xinhua state news agency reported yesterday that the Shanghai Consumer Council has written to Apple asking it to explain the performance hit and any remedies it is offering to consumers. Read More

Airbnb now lets users pay less up front for bookings

Airbnb has today announced a new feature that will help users manage their payments on the platform. The feature, aptly albeit unimaginatively named Pay Less Up Front, lets users pay for a part of their trip upon booking and the rest near the time of check-in. Before now,

AngelList launches Syndicates in India

AngelList has expanded its syndicates program to India in the latest overseas move for the US crowdfunding platform. The launch comes some 18 months after we reported that AngelList had hired Utsav Somani to launch the service and develop its business generally in India,

Twitter hits back again at claims that its employees monitor direct messages

Twitter is pushing back against claims made by conservative activist group Project Veritas that its employees monitor private user data, including direct messages. In a statement to BuzzFeed News, a Twitter representative said “we do not proactively review DMs. Period.

Startup events platform Tech.co acquired by digital marketing firm MVF

Tech.co, an online platform and events organizer for startups, announced today that it has been acquired by digital marketing firm MVF. The deal’s terms were undisclosed. Read More

Apple’s MacBook Air turns 10

Ten years ago today, Steve Jobs triumphantly held up a manilla interoffice mail envelope to a round of applause at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. It was a silly gimmick, but it got the point across. A year after introducing the Macworld crowd to the iPhone,

Russian hackers are targeting U.S. Senate email accounts

According to a new report, the same group that hacked the Democratic National Committee actively targeted the U.S. Senate through the latter half of 2017. The revelation comes out of a new report from Trend Micro,

Cherry’s new low-profile switches may help bring mechanical keyboards to more laptops

You may not think much about the switches that sit underneath the keycaps of your keyboard, but there are many enthusiasts who really, really care. The trend is clearly going toward slim keyboards — and that’s not lost on Cherry. At CES this week,

Larry Page-backed asteroid mining company launches cube-sat with experimental water detection tech

Planetary Resources, the space mining company backed by Google’s Larry Page and Braintree founder Bryan Johnson, has taken another step in its quest to actually mine resources from asteroids and other planetary bodies. The company successfully launched its Akryd-6 cubesat,

迅雷路由售价不超过350元

据最新的官方新闻稿,迅雷路由使用高通芯片,支持1.2Gbps的无线传输速度(双频802.11ac协议),使用千兆网络接口和USB 3.0的硬盘接口,无内置硬盘,允许用户外接任意容量的移动硬盘。价格不超过350元。    

分析师表示iWatch或将最终替代iPod产品线

威锋网 4 月 23 日消息,全球权威市场投资分析机构海纳国际集团(Susquehanna Financial Group)的分析师克里斯托弗·卡索(Christopher Caso)日前发布了一份研究报告,重申他此前对苹果 iWatch 的报告,表示苹果将会在2014年第四季度开始生产两款不同屏幕尺寸的 iWatch。  

Watch a 20-Mile Long Iceberg Drift Into the Southern Ocean

Ever since a massive crack was discovered in Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier in 2011, NASA researchers and other scientists have kept a close watch on this area. The crack cleaved off an iceberg, now known as "Ice Island B31," which broke off from the glacier in November 2013,

Twitter rolls out mute feature for when you need to stealthily block someone

Are there some Twitter users you wish would just quieten down a little bit? Well, a new function being phased into Twitter might be just the thing for you. Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/05/02/twitter-rolls-out-mute-feature-for-when-you-need-to-stealthily-block-someone/

Help EFF Test a New Tool To Stop Creepy Online Tracking

An anonymous reader writes "EFF is launching a new extension for Firefox and Chrome called Privacy Badger. Privacy Badger automatically detects and blocks spying ads around the Web, and the invisible trackers that feed information to them. You can try it out today.

黑莓Passport上手视频:带触摸功能的键盘

威锋网 7 月 22 日消息,昨天黑莓刚刚在自己的官方博客上分享了许多有关于黑莓新机  BlackBerry Passport 的许多细节。

世嘉财报:2015财年Q1世嘉利润55亿日元 同比下降57.4%

世嘉2015财年第一财季(2014Q2)的利润暴跌,由于游戏发行数量匮乏,该公司的Pachinko and Pachislot业务收入占据了2014Q2总收入的50%。

Microsoft removes 2GB file size limit for some OneDrive users

Cloud storage continues to increase in popularity, and as more and more demands are made of the various services that are available, users have criticised OneDrive for its 2GB sync limit.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/09/02/microsoft-removes-2gb-file-size-limit-for-some-onedrive-users/

【活动】未来式酒店畅想创意有奖征集

近日,雅乐轩酒店引入了一名机器人服务员用于为酒店客人传送物品,在送达后客人还可以为它的服务质量“点赞”。

微软将于本周五变更两大社交网络的官方命名

威智网11月4日消息,根据外媒 Windowscentral 报道称,微软 Windows Phone 团队今天在官方推特中发布了一条消息,宣布微软将于 11 月 7 日正式把推特和 Facebook 两大社交媒体的“Windows Phone”官方账号更名为“Microsoft Lumia”,进一步推动并深化微软新品的命名策略。  

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