Former YouTube exec unveils Next 10 Ventures, a $50M fund to back online creators

Next 10 Ventures is a new firm that’s raised $50 million to invest in new digital content, and also in new tools and services for the creators of that content. The firm was founded by Benjamin Grubbs, previously global director of top creator partnerships at YouTube,

GUN raises more than $1.5M for its decentralized database system

GUN is an open-source decentralized database service that allows developers to build fast peer-to-peer applications that will work, even when their users are offline. The company behind the project (which should probably change its name and logo…) today announced that it has raised just over $1.

It’s unconstitutional for Trump to block people on Twitter

A uniquely 21st-century constitutional question received a satisfying answer today from a federal judge: President Trump cannot block people on Twitter, as it constitutes a violation of their First Amendment rights. The court also ruled he must unblock all previously blocked users.

Spotify launches ‘The Game Plan,’ a 10-part educational video series for artists

On the same day that Spotify’s class-action settlement with musicians gets final approval, the company is making a big push to encourage artists to participate on its streaming service – in this case, by offering them a host of educational material to help them get started.

Uber is done testing self-driving cars in Arizona

Uber, which had already pulled its autonomous cars off the road following a fatal crash in Tempe, Arizona, is officially calling it quits on the state of Arizona, the Wall Street Journal first reported, citing an internal memo from Uber Advanced Technologies Group lead Eric Meyhofer.

Samsung adds ‘The Incredibles’ to its AR Emojis

Samsung’s AR Emojis were met with a…lukewarm reception when they launched alongside the Galaxy S9. The augmented reality avatars were regarded as a me-too response to Apple’s Animojis — and more to the point, were downright creepy. But at launch,

Upstarts emerge to chase Tesla’s lead in electric vehicles

A slew of well-funded new entrants backed by massive amounts of capital are chasing Tesla’s lead in an effort to power the next generation of the electric vehicle industry. Electric vehicle startups have raised more than $2 billion in the U.S. over the first months of 2018 alone,

Representatives rip FCC Chairman Pai’s ‘lack of candor’ and double down on net neutrality questions

13 members of Congress have written to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai criticizing his "repeated evasive responses to our inquiries" and "outright refusal to respond to some of the members of this Committee." Unsatisfied with the answers or evasions he has offered to date,

Google acquires Cask Data to beef up its tools for building and running big data analytics

Google is pushing hard on its efforts to build out a deeper enterprise business around Google Cloud, which continues to trail behind Amazon’s AWS and Microsoft’s Azure when it comes to revenues and usage among organizations. In the latest development, Google has picked up Cask Data,

This jolly little robot gets goosebumps

Cornell researchers have made a little robot that can express its emotions through touch, sending out little spikes when its scared or even getting goosebumps to express delight or excitement. The prototype, a cute smiling creature with rubber skin,

Bannon and Cambridge Analytica planned suppression of black voters, whistleblower tells Senate

Appearing before the Senate Judiciary committee today as part of the ongoing investigation of Cambridge Analytica and various forms of meddling in the 2016 elections,

The Fourth Screen: How Smartwatches Could Be Used for Ads

Will your wrist be the next billboard?With new entries from Sony, Samsung and Motorola hitting the market, plus rumored interest from Apple, smartwatches appear to be the next emerging category in computing. Some 15% of consumers are currently using wearable technology,

[图]六核Exynos处理器 三星Galaxy S5 Zoom跑分数据亮相

尽管在今年的Unpacked发布会上三星并未推出任何衍生版本Galaxy S5,但最近不断有相关的消息流出。除了规格曝光的mini版本之后今天Galaxy S5 Zoom再次出现在安兔兔的跑分数据库中。这款型号为“SM-C115”的Zoom设备搭载了4.

There Are the Most Complete Pictures Yet of the Sun's Atmosphere

You're looking at the most complete photograph yet taken of the sun's atmosphere—and it reveals complex patterns of expanding bubbles and mushrooms of matter, which are thought to cause the solar winds that the star spits out toward the rest of the Solar System.Read more...

Man Hides $100 Envelopes Around San Francisco in Ultimate Scavenger Hunt

If you live in San Francisco and are looking to make a quick buck, then we’ve got a tip for you.Twitter user @HiddenCash has been tweeting out cryptic clues leading to envelopes stuffed with $100 in cash around San Francisco.See also:

“转发500次”成2014年网络热词

由上海交通大学舆情研究实验室、危机管理研究中心主编,社会科学文献出版社出版的2014舆情蓝皮书《中国社会舆情与危机管理报告(2014)》今日发布。

karma作为jQuery单元测试Runner - 破狼

karma作为angular测试runner出现,如果你使用过karma一定感受到这很不错的javascript测试runner。简单干净的配置文件karma.config.js,以及karma init一些快捷的配置command。以及整套测试套件,如html2js,coverage。对于angu...

快過全球開售!美加 iPhone 6 水貨已經流進中國

傳由於某些原因,中國會在今年都不會有 iPhone 6 行貨,面對中國客戶大量需求各家商店只好自尋進貨渠道。以下有更多資料:The post 快過全球開售!美加 iPhone 6 水貨已經流進中國 appeared first on UNWIRE.HK 流動科技生活.

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Girl Scout Cookies, or California's Most Notorious Strain of Cannabis

I first heard of Girl Scout Cookies a few years ago, shortly after I got my prescription for cannabis in California. I went into my local dispensary and asked for whatever buds they had that smelled the nicest. "Have you tried Girl Scout Cookies?" the woman behind the counter asked. "It's famous.

A fart-tracking Kickstarter wants you to stop cutting the cheese

Are you tired of constantly cutting the cheese? Unsurprisingly, there's an app for thisA little device called the CH4 is named after the chemical compound CH4, or methane, which is found in natural gasHar har.See also: 5 Phone Charging Myths,

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