Norwest Venture Partners raises $1.5 billion fund

Norwest Venture Partners has closed a $1.5 billion fund, bringing the total under management to $7.5 billion. The firm will be using the money to invest primarily in the consumer, enterprise and healthcare categories. And they are looking for opportunities at all stages, from seed stage to growth.

Facebook changes algorithm to demote “borderline content” that almost violates its policy

Facebook has changed its News Feed algorithm to demote content that comes close to violating its policies prohibiting misinformation, hate speech, violence, bullying, clickbait so it’s seen by fewer people even it’s highly engaging. In a 5000-word letter by Mark Zuckerberg published today,

Zuckerberg denies knowledge of Facebook’s work with GOP opposition research firm

Today in call with reporters preceded by a frantic if fairly uneventful distraction-pushing media blitz, Facebook responded to a damning New York Times story published yesterday that cited interviews with more than 50 sources privy to Facebook’s decision making.

Citrix pays $200M to acquire Sapho, which connects legacy software with ‘micro apps’

As large organizations grapple with adopting modern work practices without throwing out all of their legacy software, a company that works with them is making an acquisition that it hopes will help with that process. Citrix today is announcing that it has acquired Sapho,

Wonder Ventures aims to dazzle L.A. startups with its new seed-stage fund

Dustin Rosen thinks L.A. has a problem, aside from its famously car-choked highways. There aren’t enough investors willing to write small checks. Most of the so-called micro venture funds have grown their funds to the size of traditional venture firms, and are making bigger bets as a result.

Canonical plans to raise its first outside funding as it looks to a future IPO

It’s been 14 years since Mark Shuttleworth first founded and funded Canonical and the Ubuntu project. At the time, it was mostly a Linux distribution. Today, it’s a major enterprise player that offers a variety of products and services. Throughout the years,

SpaceX gets FCC approval to add 7,518 more satellites to its Starlink constellation

SpaceX's application to add thousands of satellites to its proposed Starlink communications constellation has been approved by the FCC, though it will be some time before the company actually puts those birds in the air.

Facebook will pass off content policy appeals to a new independent oversight body

Facebook doesn’t want to be the arbiter of decency when it comes to content policy decisions, similar to how it looked to third-party fact checkers rather than becoming an arbiter of truth. Today on a press call with journalists,

How Team USA used 3D printing to build a better luge

The quest for Olympic gold is the search for the slightest leg up — small changes that could ultimately shave fractions of a second off of one’s time. It’s an ideal platform for a technology like 3D printing,

How Chrome’s built-in ad blocker will work when it goes live tomorrow

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

Adikteev raises $12 million for its mobile marketing platform

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.

[视频]公众开放项目在月球地图探索上能带来更精准的数据

公共开放项目很可能会让产品脱离原本的初衷并容易导致各种拥堵和烦乱的数据流,但是CosmoQuest项目确能借助公众开放的力量进一步探索月球制定月球地图。

Government exemplar service passes Digital By Default service assessment

The Government Digital Service (GDS) has announced that an exemplar service, lasting power of attorney (LPA), moved from ‘beta’ to ‘live’ last week.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/06/04/government-exemplar-service-passes-digital-by-default-service-assessment/

生活態度?正方形的拍立得照片用來當衛生紙

拍立得即可拍相機現在雖然已經停產,但彷彿成為了潮流物品,拿著一部就能變身文青,盡顯生活態度。最近竟然還出現了拍立得卷筒衛生紙,讓人嘖嘖稱奇。閱讀全文

BBC Asks 'Doctor Who' Fans to Exterminate Leaked Script Spoilers

This is not fantastic.Five scripts from the upcoming season of Doctor Who have made their way to the Internet following a security breach at BBC and now the network is asking fans of the show to look away from spoilers.SEE ALSO: 'Doctor Who' Returns Aug. 23:

你正在做的公司是下一个腾讯?小心,定战略时异想天开会害死你

编者按:开发和运营约会应用是20出头的技术型企业家们最爱的‘消遣’。然而,约会产品很难发展起来,因为这要求人们保持‘在线’而人们又不希望朋友知道他们在线上约会。现在,我们已经在该领域占有一席之地。

Australians to Pay More for Petrol After Sneaky Government Tax Hike

SYDNEY — Motorists in Australia can expect to cough up even more for petrol at the servo over the next four years, with the Liberal Government raising the fuel tax.The Australian Federal Government announced on Tuesday it will raise the tax over the next four years,

瞧这老爸当的:为宝贝打造蝙蝠侠婴儿车

这做父母的谁不希望自家宝贝在出门溜达的时候能帅过其他小孩,一般人也就是在衣服上捯饬捯饬,而这熊爸爸直接就来了个狠的:蝙蝠侠婴儿车。  

WP10技术预览版仍需调试:我们还要耐心等待

自从微软1月21日公布了Windows 10移动版的相关消息之后,大家就一直在等待技术预览版的推动,而到现在为 […]

一个工程实例来学习 Makefile - Open_ShiFt

*March 3, 2015 8:19 PM*# Makefile 文件的编写 ### 学习前的准备 ##需要准备的工程目录结构如下:```.├── add│ ├── add_float.c│ ├── add.h│ └── add_int.c├── main.c└── sub ├─...

Obama to rename Mount McKinley

President Obama is about to leave his mark on maps everywhere, but don't worry, he's not pulling a Trump.Obama is set to announce on Monday that Mount McKinley, the tallest mountain in North America,

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