Chrome’s built-in ad blocker will go live tomorrow. It’s the first time Google will automatically block some ads in Chrome, but while quite a few online publishers are fretting about this move, as a regular user, you may not even notice it. Read More
Google stole this spotlight at this year’s GDC with the launch of Stadia. What the game streaming service lacked in specifics, it more than made up for in buzz. The software giant certainly isn’t the only one eying the space, however. A new report from US Gamer puts Walmart in the running, as well.
Homeland Security has issued a warning for a set of critical-rated vulnerabilities in Medtronic defibrillators which put the devices at risk of manipulation.
Further details have emerged about when and how much Facebook knew about data-scraping by the disgraced and now defunct Cambridge Analytica political data firm. Last year a major privacy scandal hit Facebook after it emerged CA had paid GSR, a developer with access to Facebook’s platform,
From Extra Crunch We have published the transcript for Brian Heater’s conference call on robotics. Arman published report reviews on China’s luxury goods and consumer spending as well as on perceptions of automation in Europe.
This week on Equity: Glossier and Rent The Runway enter the unicorn club and YC debuts 200 startups.
Travis Kalanick may be busy cooking up a cloud kitchen business, but that hasn’t stopped the former Uber CEO’s VC fund from making its first investment in Southeast Asia. 10100, the firm that Kalanick launched last year for investments in Asia, just took part in a $7.6 million seed round for Kargo,
Keatz, one of a growing number of so-called “cloud kitchens” — delivery only restaurant brands running on the rails of Deliveroo and UberEats — has raised €12 million in new funding. Backing the round are existing investors Project A Ventures, Atlantic Labs, UStart, K Fund and JME Ventures,
French startup Adikteev raised a $12 million funding round led by Ring Capital and BNP Paribas Développement, with existing investors ISAI, Ventech and Laurent Asscher also participating.
HTC’s smartphone and connected devices president and former CFO, Chialin Chang, has resigned. The move, spotted earlier by Engadget, was announced today and is effective immediately. Read More
Third time is a charm. Viva Technology (or “VivaTech” for short) hosted its kick-off press conference to present this year’s event. And this year is going to be quite special for TechCrunch as well because we’re hosting a Startup Battlefield Europe at VivaTech and a Hackathon.
奢侈品手机虽然售价高，但从来不愁市场。其他消费类手机拼命升级硬件，耗资巨额资金为产品做营销。奢侈品牌 Vertu 给很多人的感觉是，外观极致奢华，规格普遍落后。但最新曝光的 Vertu 手机开始让人有所改观。
很少有科技公司的产品真正能够称得上“时尚”，苹果试图改变这个印象，“叫板”瑞士钟表业的 iWatch 或许将是苹果深度融合时尚行业的开始。
The Intercept和加拿大广播公司根据前NSA合同工Edward Snowden提供的机密文件报道了加拿大通信安全局（CSE）的秘密行动。和NSA一样，CSE也广泛渗透全世界的目标计算机系统收集情报，其行动的地区包括了欧洲、墨西哥、中东和北非。