EU ties pay off, as EIF puts $74M into Dawn Capital’s $232M fund

UK VCs were sent a message today by the EU: Continue to invest in European companies and we’ll invest in you. That at least seems to be the takeaway from the news that Dawn Capital, which has built up a reputation as an investor in early-stage SaaS and Fintech businesses in the UK and Europe, […]

Propelling deep space flight with a new fuel source, Momentus prepares for liftoff

Mikhail Kokorich, the founder of Momentus, a new Y Combinator-backed propulsion technology developer for space flight, hadn’t always dreamed of going to the moon. A physicist who graduated from Russia’s top-ranked Novosibirsk University,

Eventbrite is reportedly going public in the second half of this year

Eventbrite, the 12-year-old, San Francisco-based event-planning company, has filed an initial public offering confidentially with the SEC and plans to go public later this year, according to a new report in the WSJ. The company’s lead underwriters are Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase & Co.,it says.

Ellen Pao memoir adaptation among 7 new Shonda Rhimes projects for Netflix

When Shonda Rhimes left ABC last August for Netflix, both she and the studio kept a tight lid on their plans. We could only imagine where the twists and turns that her future stories would take us. Well, now we know. This week,

Warner Bros. unveils the first trailers for ‘Aquaman’ and ‘Shazam’

Today at Comic-Con, Warner Bros . gave fans a peek at the first DC Comics films post-Justice League. Warner Bros. and DC had a bumpy 2017. There was the astonishing critical and commercial success of Wonder Woman,

Weekly Roundup: July 21

Jeff Bezos’ aerospace company, Blue Origin, performed its most critical test to date, Prime Day had some ups and downs but ultimately broke records and major tech companies are uniting to help you move data across apps. Here’s your weekly roundup of the top stories from the tech world:  1.

Now is the time for Walmart to strike at Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime has been an enormous influence on e-commerce, but this online juggernaut is beginning to show cracks. Now is the time for arch-rival Walmart to swoop in with a Prime-like offering that strikes at the weaknesses Amazon has introduced into its formidable loyalty program: price,

While tech waffles on going public, biotech IPOs boom

With our fixation on all things tech, we’re missing out on the big picture -- there are actually more biotech and healthcare startup IPOs than tech offerings.

Adobe acquires voice interface platform Sayspring

Adobe today announced that it has acquired Sayspring, a startup that helps developers prototype and build the voice interfaces for their Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant apps.

Sinovation, cofounded by the ex-head of Google China, nabs $50M from BBVA for its $500M AI fund

It’s not often that you hear many details about the limited partners that feed money into a venture capital fund, and even less so when it’s about Western money being channelled into Chinese VCs, but today comes news of how one of the more interesting funds out of China is shaping up,

Microsoft built its own custom Linux kernel for its new IoT service

At a small press event in San Francisco, Microsoft today announced the launch of a secure end-to-end IoT product that focuses on microcontroller-based devices — the kind of devices that use tiny and relatively low-powered microcontrollers (MCUs) for basic control or connectivity features.

A Ball-Tracking Projector Lets You Juggle With Stars and Planets

There hasn't been much innovation in the world of juggling since the chainsaw was invented. But thanks to the work of Hiroaki Yamaguchi and Hideki Koike, who created a real-time tracking and projection system that can bring balls to life, busking is about to get interesting again.Read more...

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比特币挖矿产业由来已久,相比正常架构的计算机硬件,专用的定制ASCI芯片技术能够更高效地挖矿。

Opera 每月可触及用户突破 10 亿,节能减"流量"也是一种移动流行

无论是对上网资源相对昂贵且吃紧国家使用者的"节流",或者是针对串流视频观看顺畅度的"效率"方面,Opera 一直以来都努力希望带给使用者,更有效率且节省流量的网路浏览方式。

Swedish parents don't want their kids to watch a penis and vagina dancing

A children's TV program in Sweden is facing hot Internet backlash this week after the early release of a video featuring cartoon penises and vaginas dancing on-screen.The video, which is in Swedish, was produced for Bacillakuten,

[视频]泰坦尼克游戏带玩家体验巨轮沉没逃生时刻

近日,Indiegogo上出现了一款名为《Titanic: Honor and Glory》的游戏,玩家将在游戏中扮演Robert Moragn这个角色,并试图从这艘即将下沉的游艇中逃生出来。那么这款游戏最吸引人的地方究竟在哪里呢?

奥迪利用水、二氧化碳和可更新能源创造“未来燃料”

德国汽车制造商奥迪利用水、二氧化碳和可再生能源创造出“未来燃料”。合成的e柴油由位于德累斯顿的一个工厂生产,奥迪希望未来几个月其产量能达到每天至少160升。

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地球上最初的生命为什么有的进化成了植物有的进化成了动物?

终于可以答高大上的进化生物学问题了,开心!有人感觉文不对题,那先正面回答题主的问题吧。地球上最初的生命为什么有的进化成了植物有的进化成了动物?答案是不清楚,也许只是偶然的机缘巧合。

在社会科学研究中,研究者巧妙地运用过哪些「自然实验」?

警察数量增多是否会减少犯罪率?这一问题看似很明显,但计量经济学给出的答案确曾让人惊讶:大多数实证研究表明警察数量与犯罪率正相关或无关。

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