US & Canada VCs favor late-stage giants over upstarts in Q4

Startup investors in the U.S. and Canada have been putting a little less money to work across a lot fewer deals in recent months. After three quarters of rising investment at early through growth stage, VCs have cut back in the fourth quarter of 2017.

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,

Irish startup SoapBox Labs is building speech recognition tech for kids

Irish startup SoapBox Labs is on a mission to create what it calls “the world’s most accurate and accessible speech technology for children”, tech it plans to offer to third-party hardware and app developers. These span educational apps that support reading and language development,

Hulu announces April release date for The Handmaid’s Tale

Hulu on Friday released the first images of the next season of The Handmaid’s Tale, announcing that the next season will be released in April. Unfortunately, they weren’t any more specific than that.

CTRL+T podcast: Diversity and its discontents

No one is down with how diversity is unfolding in Silicon Valley. Depending on how one looks at it, they’re going to have an issue with it. White men are crying foul, saying they’re being left out of these conversations and initiatives. However, actual marginalized people are, rightfully so,

超强多功能购物小推车,成本仅7美元!

这是印度设计师Dinubhai Panchal在2011年完成的一个设计,但是,爱稀奇觉得,即便是在今天,它也仍然显得方便又实用: 结构很简单(能想象吗,其成本仅仅7美元!

从雷军提案看中国大数据国家战略将何去何从

今年两会期间,人大代表雷军提交了《关于加快实施大数据国家战略的建议》,里面有不少亮点,其中有一个引起了我的兴趣,即政府分享数据。对中国而言,发展大数据还缺什么?缺人、缺钱、缺技术还是缺设施?

谷歌在下一代Nexus手机上采用柔性屏幕?

拥有弯曲显示屏的Nexus智能手机已经算不上什么新鲜事了,之前由三星代工的第二代Nexus手机的屏幕就拥有一定的弧度,他的名字叫做Nexus S。

Three-quarters of UK-based IT leaders say there is a tech talent shortage

74 per cent of IT chiefs said they had experienced difficulty in recruiting staff with the necessary skills and experience.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/06/23/three-quarters-of-uk-based-it-leaders-say-there-is-a-tech-talent-shortage/

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“AND WHEN YOU GAZE LONG INTO AN ABYSS, THE ABYSS ALSO G […]

北京电信京津冀畅游包开放预约 月费2元

针对近日用户关注的京津冀地区将取消长途、漫游费,北京电信率先宣布推出京津冀畅游包,只需2元即可享受三地免漫游费的语音主叫及接听,目前这一畅游包已开放预约,仅需两步即可完成。

抢市场 Galaxy Note 4或先于iPhone 6发?

威锋网讯,苹果在今年秋天可能将会发布一系列新产品,而 iPhone 6 就是其中一个,尽管在发布日期上目前还没有定论,但大致的发布日期,将很可能是 9 月。  

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