Never has there been more talk of innovation and yet more disappointment in the future than in the health care industry. AngelList shows almost a thousand startups just in the digital health space alone, and VCs invested $3.
It sounds like a pretty damn good deal: Pay a hundred bucks for a blood test and get five simple personalized nutrition tips that promise to shave years off your life. Sold! I tried it. And I found, as with any data-based health app, its claims need to be taken with a hulking heap of salt.Read more.
A while ago you had the chance to ask programmer and open source advocate Bruce Perens about the future of open source, its role in government, and a number of other questions. Below you'll find his answers and an update on what he's doing now. Read more of this story at Slashdot.
Fitbit is such a tease. In October, the company announced three new fitness trackers just in time for the holiday gift-giving season—but decided not to ship two of them till 2015! Well, having now spent time with the Charge, Charge HR, and Surge, we believe the Charge HR is the one you want.
In California, a state built on the idealism and tacit cruelty of real estate capitalism, no one is innocent. That’s no different with Airbnb and Proposition F, merely the latest of San Francisco’s Brobdingnagian sagas over land-use politics that will go down in tomorrow’s election.
When I asked for your worst (but really best) stories about trolls , I didn’t expect so many stories from trolls. But here we have it: 23 hand-picked stories from your amusing trolling and being-trolled experiences. Suffice it to say that I’ve decided to unplug from the Internet now.Read more...
Emily Anthes braves locusts, beetles, mealworms and more as she asks whether eating insects is the answer to feeding ever more humans and livestock.Read more...
Founded in 1958 to prevent technological surprises such as Sputnik, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency funds projects that are both outside the box and off the wall. Although DARPA gave us the Internet and GPS, plenty of its blue-sky ideas have crashed back down to Earth.
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,
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,
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,
Swedish startup Natural Cycles, which offers an app-based product which it bills as a ‘digital contraceptive’,
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.
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.
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.
I’ve been going to CES for almost ten years now, and it amazes me that really, nothing has changed. The same people are saying the same things on the same stages, selling the same people the same junk with… well, slightly different numbers attached.
Hawaiian residents were briefly but intensely disturbed this morning by a state-wide alert via TV and phone warning of an incoming ballistic missile. It was, however, shortly afterwards confirmed to be a mistake caused by “human error.
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.
无论你是用户研究的新手还是老兵，总有东西需要学习。我们很高兴能够听听用户研究员Maish Nichani和Steve Portigal一起讲述他们对用户访谈的看法。在接下来的两篇文章中，Maish和Steve将会轮流和我们讨论访谈的方方面面。
1sockchuck (826398) writes "Microsoft will invest $1.1 billion to build a massive new server farm in Iowa, not far from an existing data center in West Des Moines. The 1.2 million square foot campus will be one of the biggest in the history of the data center industry.
Science_afficionado (932920) writes "A new type of supercapacitor that can hold a charge when it takes a lickin' has been developed by engineers at Vanderbilt University.
Not all parents should be trusted with their childrenWhen YouTube user Perfect Daddy was left alone with his baby, he lived up to his online alias and gave the kid a much-needed facial hair upgrade.All children should have the ability to grow facial hair.
威锋网 1 月 13 日消息 作为改变世界的第三个苹果，iPhone 手机自 2007 年 1 月 9 日诞生至今，已经发展成影响全球的智能移动通讯设备。
"Have you seen what I have to wear?” a first officer said when she overheard me talking about American Airlines' new uniforms. “A scarf,” she hissed. She may have used the f-word.“Pilots don’t wear scarves, we wear ties. TIES!"Got it? They wear ties.See also:
苹果昨天为旗下移动设备推出iOS 8.3，企业主现在有机会要求在iOS 8.3地图APP上的兴趣点上加上自己的企业资讯，iOS 8.3地图APP新集成了“报告问题”选项，可以让企业主利用此项功能，声称地图APP上的兴趣点当中有自己的业务。
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