12 years later, Twitter is still trying to explain itself

Twitter, more than any other social media company, faces a unique challenge even after more than decade of existence: It still doesn't know how to explain what it is to new users.

Snowball Debuts A Unified Inbox For All Your Messaging Apps

A new mobile application called Snowball, launching today, is going to give iPhone users Android envy. The app serves as a universal inbox for your many mobile messaging clients, including Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, SMS, Snapchat, Google Hangouts and more,

Inside The Spotify – Echo Nest Music Skunkworks

Truffle Pig is just one of the new musical inventions dreamed up at the sonic skunkworks born from Spotify’s $100 million acquisition of The Echo Nest. Deep inside Spotify’s New York headquarters, the team gave me a peek how the combined company plans to nail recommendations,

Sand Hill Road’s Consiglieres: August Capital

There are VCs, and then there are classic VCs. It was 1980, and 30 year old Dave Marquardt was a young, hot shot VC at Technology Venture Investors looking for his next deal. He heard through the grapevine that another young hotshot, “Billy Gates,

Kevin Rose Is Competing With His Own Investment

On September 4th, Kevin Rose, the Digg founder turned partner at Google Ventures, sent out a series of texts to the folks who were beta testing his new photo-sharing app, Tiiny. People were curious about the similarities between Tiiny and another photo-sharing app, Cap,

The Psychopaths of GamerGate Are All That's Left, and They're Terrifying

Game developer Brianna Wu has been stalked, tormented, and harassed by GamerGate —the amorphous reactionary movement centered around video game journalism—for months now.

Why People Keep Trying to Erase the Hollywood Sign From Google Maps

The Hollywood Sign might be one of the most recognizable things on Earth. In Los Angeles, it's also one of the most visible. You can see it from a plane as you glide into LAX. You can see it from a car as you drive up the 101 freeway.

Meet The Censorship Activists Who Are Scaring China’s Government

TechCrunch talks to one of the founders of GreatFire.org about the organizations ‘David versus Goliath’ struggle to end internet censorship in China. Read More

How Burrowing Owls Lead To Vomiting Anarchists (Or SF’s Housing Crisis Explained)

The Santa Clara Valley was some of the most valuable agricultural land in the entire world, but it was paved over to create today’s Silicon Valley.

'What Do You Mean, It Jammed': A Harrowing Journey to IUD City

On Monday evening at about 5:20 I was wearing a cream-colored sweater and nothing else, lying back on a medical table with my feet in stirrups, breathing like my 80-pound dog when she's having a stress dream.

The AI Revolution: How Far Away Are Our Robot Overlords?

Imagine taking a time machine back to 1750—a time when the world was in a permanent power outage, long-distance communication meant either yelling loudly or firing a cannon in the air, and all transportation ran on hay. When you get there, you retrieve a dude, bring him to 2015,

Her tweet echoed Sarah Huckabee Sanders, but her story had a much different ending

They both got kicked out of different Washington, D.C. area restaurants on Friday. But only one suffered unjust treatment.While White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders used her government Twitter account on Saturday to criticize a private business that politely asked her to leave,

Beyoncé's 'APESH*T' dance inspires the only good Twitter challenge

*Beyoncé voice*: Have you ever seen the crowd...of Beyoncé stans draped in white sheets and dancing to their idol's latest single? No? Let us introduce you to the #APESHITCHALLENGE.Per Twitter Moments, it's a meme inspired by the first single from Jay-Z and Beyoncé's joint album EVERYTHING IS LOVE.

All the 'Game of Thrones' players dressed up for Rose and Kit's wedding and we can't look away

Jon Snow and Ygritte finally tied the knot, everyone! And all your Game of Thrones faves were there to celebrate.On Saturday, Kit Harington and Rose Leslie — who fell in love after playing on-screen love interests — got married in Scotland, and yes,

Shout-out to this fan who hid in the bushes to watch Rose Leslie marry Kit Harington

Now that the royal wedding is well in our rearview mirrors, it's time to fawn over the second most important wedding of 2018: The marriage of Jon Snow and Ygritte (or, rather, Kit Harington and Rose Leslie.)The current and former Game of Thrones stars married in Scotland on Saturday before friends,

This moon blob meme was the one good thing on the internet this week

This is One Good Thing, a weekly column where we tell you about the only nice thing that happened on the internet this week. First up: A very cute meme.It was a tough week.Between the reports of horrific conditions at the U.S.

Restaurant bombarded with Yelp reviews after refusing to serve Sarah Huckabee Sanders

The Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Virginia, is being bombarded with online reviews after refusing to serve Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Donald Trump's press secretary, and her family.On Friday night, Jaike Foley-Schultz, who claims to be a waiter at The Red Hen, 

'Ant-Man and the Wasp' reviews hit social media, and the keyword is 'fun'

Marvel fans: Get excited.People got to check out Ant-Man and the Wasp for the first time on Friday night, and while reviews will have to wait until next week, the inevitable tweeting has begun. And if the initial reaction from critics is any indication,

Here's when you can expect next-gen Xbox consoles and Surface devices

If you're thinking about selling your Xbox One because a new release is imminent, you may not want to unplug it from your TV just yet.A new report from Thurrott, a tech blog that's previously leaked accurate information about unannounced Microsoft products,

The Fyre Fest guy is still out here conning people

Just when you thought it was safe, the epic millennial influencer debacle known as Fyre Festival is back in the news for, surprise, fraud.SEE ALSO: Upcoming documentary to add fuel to the Fyre Festival disasterBilly McFarland,

Amazon wants to sell you two Echo Spots and take $40 off your total

Smart home hubs and security cameras have basically taken over the internet, and if you still haven't gotten into that game, you're probably having a hard time justifying the purchase.SEE ALSO: The lighting is always flattering with these smart home light bulbsBecause yeah,

丁磊的算盘:携“有道词典”能否做大英语培训市场的蛋糕?

2013年在线教育市场突然风起云涌,无论是创业公司还是巨头们都盯上了在线教育这块蛋糕。而英语教育也是目前在线教育最在意最核心的细分市场,此时丁磊携“有道词典”杀入,能否占有一席之地,丁磊说我们在做公益。

YEZZ公司将推出名为“Billy”的WP8.1智能机

如果想在智能机大战中脱颖而出,选择一个独特的名字是往往是最有效的。YEZZ公司选择了“Billy 4.7”作为他们即将推出的首款WP8.1设备的名字。该设备将配备4.7寸屏幕,以及或许是WP8.1设备中最纤薄的机身。

Office for iPad 下载量持续增长,发布四十余天后已获 2700 万次安装

微软将办公套装 Office 发布在 iOS 平台绝对是个正确的选择,Office for iPad 上线之后仅花了 12 个小时就纷纷挤入 App Store 免费应用排行榜前三甲,一周之后下载量就突破了 1200 万。

SpaceX Cargo Capsule Leaves Space Station For Home

An anonymous reader writes "The commercial cargo ship Dragon left the International Space Station, and is heading home with nearly two tons of science experiments and old equipment. From the article: 'The unpiloted Dragon departed the International Space Station at 9:26 a.m.

苹果地图新增 City Tours 城市导览功能

苹果地图新增 City Tours 城市导览功能,采用低空飞行视图导览模式,用户可查看世界各城市著名景点的卫星图像。

扎克伯格为何得到员工高达99%的认可

小编按:默默转给老板,希望他有所觉悟。 最近的相关报告显示,Facebook首席执行官马克·扎克伯格在公司员工 […]

HTC calls for Zoe to handle its new path

A new software and services arm has been set up by the company to try and recover from the declines it has been experiencing in the hardware market.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/08/13/htc-calls-for-zoe-to-handle-its-new-path/

当人们拿人民币去国内银行兑换美元,国内银行是怎么去和美国银行结算的呢?背后的流程是怎样的?

业内人士怒答一发。你拿人民币去银行买美元,比如去A银行吧。

U.S. to auction off another 50,000 bitcoins from Silk Road bust

The United States Marshal Service said Wednesday that it plans to sell 50,000 bitcoins — worth nearly $12 million at current rates — that were seized from the computer of convicted Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht. The auction, which will take place early next month,

网络毒品黑市丝绸之路创始人被判终身监禁,曾请求宽大处理

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