Lots of companies need to understand what CIOs are thinking, but it’s hard to get a group of busy people to give meaningful answers about the products they use or their budget priorities in public forums for obvious reasons.
Five years ago, Alexis Bonatsos, née Tsotsis, was co-editor of TechCrunch, a job that made her renowned in startup circles and familiar with a wide number of startups and their founders. What she really longed to do, in fact, was invest in some of them.
Wi-Fi password sticker on your router? Snap. Cute sweater in a store’s window display? Snap. Party invitation? Snap. Cool gift idea for mom? Snap. If any of this sounds familiar to you,
Tesla announced a number of new hires today, including Stuart Bowers, who is joining as VP of engineering. Bowers is joining Tesla from Snap, where he worked as VP of monetization engineering. Other new hires include Neeraj Manrao, who left Apple to become Tesla’s director of energy manufacturing,
Facebook doesn’t ban fictional characters with hateful content as a rule, but interestingly Pepe the frog is well enough established as a hate speech symbol that Facebook has a very particular policy devoted only to the cartoon frog.
Just how big Fortnite? Very big. Very, very big. $296 million in April, big. That’s according to SuperData Research (via The Verge), a service that tracks digital game sales. The number, which includes sales from the console, mobile and PC versions of the game,
Well, that didn’t take long. Yahoo Finance’s new social savings app Tanda, which launched just this January, is already shutting down. The company announced the news of the app’s closure via a blog post, which vaguely hinted at a lack of traction.
A cluster of U.S. news websites has gone dark for readers in Europe as the EU’s new privacy laws went into effect on Friday. The ruleset, known as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),
All over the world, language barriers are limiting the ability of refugees and immigrants to seek help, and aid workers to provide it. Tarjimly is a new service that connects people who speak one language but need to speak in another, with a person who speaks both — in just a couple minutes.
The order to roll back net neutrality may have been made (though it’s not quite in effect yet), but the fight to restore it is ongoing.
HackerRank, the skills-based recruiting platform and online coding challenge community, today announced that it has raised a $30 million Series C funding round led by JMI Equity, a fund that specializes in helping software companies scale. Exiting investors Khosla Ventures, Battery Ventures,
Google今天发布了Go语言1.3版本。新的版本改进了一些功能，支持在新环境中运行，显著改进链接器和编译器等，新增支持平台NaCl、DragonFly BSD、 Plan 9、 Solaris。目前，用户可以下载安装了。
Gmail is undergoing another change, but this time it's a fairly minor tweak - and one that is likely to be broadly welcomed. Unsubscribing from mailing lists is about to become simpler.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/08/08/google-making-it-easier-to-unsubscribe-from-email-lists/
Spark是一种与Hadoop相似的开源集群计算环境，它启用了内存分布数据集，使 Spark 在某些工作负载方面表现得非常优越。近日，Spark开发团队宣布Spark 1.1.0发布，该版本是Spark 1.X系列版本中的第二个API兼容版本。 By 李士窑
The founders of Flipkart, one of India’s biggest e-commerce companies, have led an investment of $1 million in Ather, a Chennai-based startup that makes electric scooters. In addition to Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, who launched Flipkart in 2007 (and are unrelated,
Forget SUHD TVs and 1TB SSD drives — the most impressive innovation at Samsung's CES 2015 press conference is happening in the laundry room.Alright, that might be a little hyperbolic (the new TVs do look awesome), but seriously, Samsung's latest washing machine has a genius addition: