VCs serve up a large helping of cash to startups disrupting food

Here is what your daily menu might look like if recently funded startups have their way.

WhatsApp limits message forwarding in bid to reduce spam and misinformation

In a bid to cut down on the spread of false information and spam, WhatsApp recently added labels that indicate when a message has been forwarded. Now the company is sharpening that strategy by imposing limits on how many groups a message can be sent on to. Originally,

AnyVision AI startup locks in $28M for its body and facial recognition tech

As image recognition advances continue to accelerate, startups with a mind towards security applications are seeing some major interest to turn surveillance systems more intelligent. AnyVision is working on face,

Public shareholders got high today on Tilray, the first marijuana company to IPO on Nasdaq

Tilray, a five-year-old, British Columbia-based medical cannabis company that sells its products to patients, researchers, pharmacies and even governments, saw its shares get high (sorry) on the Nasdaq today, after the company priced 9 million shares at $17 apiece and watched them soar,

Disney to debut its first VR short next month

The debut of Walt Disney Animation Studio’s first VR short film, Cycles, is set for this August in Vancouver, the Association for Computing Machinery announced today. The plan is for it to be a headliner at the ACM’s computer graphics conference (SIGGRAPH), joining other forms of VR,

Shared electric scooters probably won’t return to SF until August

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is still reviewing the 12 applications from companies to operate electric scooters in the city. In early June, companies like Uber, Lime, Bird, Lyft and others applied for permits to operate electric scooter share services in San Francisco. 

Surprise! Top sites still fail at encouraging non-terrible passwords

You would think that Amazon, Reddit, Wikipedia and other highly popular websites would by now tell you that "password1" or "hunter2" is a terrible password — just terrible. But they don't.

Farfetch acquires CuriosityChina to expand its social media efforts on the Mainland

Farfetch — the e-commerce startup that works with some 900 high end fashion boutiques and labels to present and sell clothes, shoes, accessories and jewellery online, and we and others have heard is gearing up for a $6 billion IPO — is making an acquisition to double down China,

UK report warns DeepMind Health could gain “excessive monopoly power”

DeepMind’s foray into digital health services continues to raise concerns. 

Crown, a new app from Tinder’s parent company, turns dating into a game

If you’re already resentful of online dating culture and how it turned finding companionship into a game, you may not be quite ready for this: Crown, a new dating app that actually turns getting matches into a game. Crown is the latest project to launch from Match Group,

Teaching computers to plan for the future

As humans, we’ve gotten pretty good at shaping the world around us. We can choose the molecular design of our fruits and vegetables, travel faster and further and stave off life threatening diseases with personalized medical care. However,

All In All, Kids Just Another Brick In the Data Wall

theodp writes "If you don't have kids of school age, you may not be aware that Data Walls — typically a low-tech "dashboard" of color-coded sticky notes on a wall bearing the names of pupils to highlight their achievement level, absences, or discipline problems — are apparently quite the rage.

谷歌眼镜改变医学未来的三种途径

谷歌眼镜距今已经开始售卖了很久了,谷歌暂时把这款智能眼镜定价为1500美元,借此来衡量其产品在市场上的需求量。

主打“全、新、独、准”,华为推出游戏中心平台

在“华为应用市场之后”,华为日前发布了其第二款平台级产品——华为游戏中心。这款产品主打“全、新、独、准”,致力于打造完整的游戏生态圈,为游戏用户群体提供极致的服务。

华为余承东:2K屏手机太愚蠢 快速充电伤电池

纵观第一季度所有旗舰机型,不难发现基本上每一款机子的主要硬件配置差别都不是十分明显,包括处理器、内存和显示屏。

Linux基金会推出开源车载系统Automotive Grade Linux

继谷歌,苹果以及微软相继准备进驻汽车中控台推出车载系统,Linux阵营自然不能落后。现在Linux基金会宣布了可定制,开源的车载系统平台Automotive Grade Linux。旨在成为未来车载系统开源标准平台。

Ineda新型低功耗芯片可显著提升可穿戴设备的续航时间

智能手表和健身手环等可穿戴设备,均面临着尴尬的电池续航问题,而来自Ineda System的新型低功耗芯片,则有望显著改善这一现状。

Kano Ships 18,000 Learn-To-Code Computer Kits

drkim writes Kano Computing is a startup that plays in the learn-to-code space by adding a step-by-step, hand-holding layer atop the Raspberry Pi to make learning about computational thinking child's play.

如何评价《闪电侠》第一季第一集?本集中有哪些彩蛋?

试播集和第一集内容一样,所以彩蛋部分是试播集的……Iris是个黑人……(后来看new52里设定貌似真的改成黑人了囧所以她弟弟三代闪电侠沃利韦斯特也变成了黑人囧巴里貌似又TM死了囧)(图中是重启后新52的沃利韦斯特,躺着的是与未来闪电侠大战后挂掉的巴里,越解释越乱…囧)Iris她爸好像卡尔马龙。

Kiband儿童防丢手环众筹

儿童防丢手环Kiband目前正在众筹网站上募集开发资金,与同类产品相比,Kiband是一种可穿戴设备,,家长可以将其固定在年幼儿童的手腕上(最多7岁),防止儿童走丢,同时还让他们自由地玩耍。

Arcadia Biosciences与Phytola合作提高大豆的油含量

美国加州戴维斯和加拿大阿尔伯塔省埃德蒙顿--(美国商业资讯)--农业生物技术公司Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: RKDA)宣布与油籽作物研究的领先者Phytola合作,开发油含量更高的大豆变种。

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