Startup Grind founders raise $6.4M for community event platform Bevy

The founders of entrepreneurial community Startup Grind have a startup of their own — Bevy, which announced today that it has raised $6.4 million in Series A funding. The funding comes from Upfront Ventures, author Steve Blank, Qualtrics founders Ryan Smith and Jared Smith,

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,

PayPal is shelling our $400 million in cash for this 18-year-old company that helps gig workers get

PayPal announced today that it’s paying $400 million in cash for Hyperwallet, an 18-year-old, Bay Area-based company that helps people and small businesses receive payments for products and services that they sell, including through the vacation rental platform HomeAway and Rodan & Fields,

VW Group and Ford Motor in early talks to develop commercial vehicles together

German automaker Volkswagen AG and Big Three U.S. automaker Ford Motor are considering teaming up on a range of projects, including jointly developing commercial vehicles, that would help them better compete in a global market that’s demanding better tech and more efficient,

Football matches land on your table thanks to augmented reality

It's World Cup season, so that means that even articles about machine learning have to have a football angle.

要 让 世 界 充 满 爱

要 让 世 界 充 满 爱! 奉献给哪些正在培育自己孩子的年青家长们!谢谢你的观看!

美警方接恐吓电话封锁Facebook总部 现已排除威胁

北京时间3月12日消息,据《圣荷西水星报》网站报道,当地时间本周二晚间,美国加州旧金山警方接到恐吓电话,派出大量警车赶往Facebook门洛帕克总部——警方封锁Facebook园区近两小时,并撤离该公司员工。

Steam Adds Easy Access To Virtual Reality Mode In Latest Beta, So Boot Up Your Rift

Valve has updated its Steam beta client (via Engadget), and the new software introduces an easier way to get at the company’s new virtual reality mode for its platform. Previously, access had to be gained via command line prompt, but now,

一篇文章告诉你什么是真正的情感化设计

作为用户体验专业人员,我们力图设计吸引人的体验。这些体验有助于在我们创造的产品和使用这些产品的用户之间建立良好关系。

Mobile app of the day: Frontback

If you just can’t get enough of those selfies, look no further than Frontback, an app that lets you add one into every photo you take. Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/05/02/mobile-app-of-the-day-frontback/

Are Glowing, Solar Smart Roads the Future?

cartechboy (2660665) writes "We were just talking about glow-in-the-dark roads and how they were having issues already. Now there's a company called Solar Roadways that's looking to make glowing, solar, smart roads. Back in 2009 the Department of Transportation awarded Solar Roadways $100,

今日嗅评:大神级的领军人物不用干啥,提振士气、提供前瞻性的指引就可以了

去哪儿,令投资人绝望Eastland:对百度来讲,去哪儿是“中间页变现”及“流量炒股”的试验品,成败还有待观查。

IXDC:2014中国用户体验行业调研报告

从业者人群的五大特点:第一,26岁到30岁从业者的从业者最多;第二,大部分人的从业时间是2到5年;第三,30岁以下的从业女性多于男性。第四,艺术专业占的比例高。第五,视觉设计和复合型的岗位是比较高。

Apple Hits $100 A Share For First Time Since Stock Split

Apple stock is back in the triple digits.Apple hit $100 a share in early trading Tuesday for the first time since the company went through with an unusual 7-for-1 stock split in early June. That puts Apple within striking distance of its split-adjusted all-time high of $100.72 a share (or $705.

捷豹发布新的 Superhero 设计

伦敦2014年9月23日电 /美通社/ -- 捷豹和斯特拉-麦卡特尼将新的 XE 带到巴黎 #FEELXE 斯特拉-麦卡特尼(大英帝国官佐勋章获得者)和捷豹为消费者创造一系列令人激动的 FEEL XE 体验,迎接 XE 来到巴黎 作为 FEEL XE 宣传活动的一部分,斯特拉让捷豹汽车采用她的2015年春季 Superhero 印花设计 捷豹和斯特拉进行合作表明双方拥有青睐现代性、功能、卓越性能和创新的共同设计理念 此次与斯特拉合作标志着捷豹 XE 发布活动将在10月2日巴黎车展上进入下一个阶段 在斯特拉-麦卡特尼 (Stella McCartney) 于9月29日举行巴黎时装周展 (Paris Fashion Week Show) 之前,捷豹 (Jaguar) 与这位领先的英国设计师携手让 FEEL XE 宣传活动进入了下一个阶段,而新的捷豹 XE 发布活动也将借此继续开展下去。

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