Dirt Protocol raises $3M for a decentralized, blockchain-based approach to information vetting

The team at Dirt Protocol is using blockchain technology to create a new approach to verify information. The startup doesn’t plan to launch its platform until later this year, but it announced today that it has raised $3 million in seed funding from General Catalyst, Greylock, Lightspeed,

EBay paid $573M to buy Japanese e-commerce platform Qoo10, filing reveals

EBay is a very distant second behind Amazon when it comes to e-commerce sales in the U.S.,but abroad — and in particular in Asia — it is willing to invest to grow its footprint in a targeted way. In February, eBay paid a total of $573 million to acquire Qoo10, a Japanese sales platform, […]

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.

Broadcom acquires CA Technologies for $18.9B in cash

Broadcom, the massive semiconductor supplier you may remember from its failed attempt to acquire Qualcomm, today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement with CA Technologies, a major IT management software and solutions provider. The price of the acquisition is $18.9 billion in cash.

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s brutal education in net neutrality

DC Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been nominated for the position of Supreme Court Justice,

Come see Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi at TC Disrupt

In the days of Uber 1.0, the ethos seemed to be about doing all the wrong things. Now, with former Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi at the helm, Uber is clearly on its way to becoming a sort of Expedia for transportation. Though,

2014 Hangjs 见闻流水账第二天 - youxiachai

## 前言第一天传送门: [2014 Hangjs 见闻流水账第一天 ](http://cnodejs.org/topic/53aa6d6dc3ee0b58206c7b3f)写作风格跟第一天还是一样的.## Slide每个slide我都会根据自己的理解重新命名一次,用于表达自己的第一看法,主观意见,...

苹果产品步微软后尘不幸“中枪”,被移出中国政府采购名单

据彭博社最新报道,知情人士透露,由于担心安全问题,中国政府已经将iPad和MacBook从政府采购名单中删除。

Researcher Finds Tor Exit Node Adding Malware To Downloads

Trailrunner7 writes: A security researcher has identified a Tor exit node that was actively patching binaries users download, adding malware to the files dynamically. The discovery, experts say,

減少受傷發生!Stridalyzer 智能鞋墊能分析用家跑步姿勢

雖然跑步可以令身體更加健康,不過如跑姿不正確的話,就有可能會導致受傷。

5 ways to help you know if joining a startup is worth the risk

No matter what stage you're at in your career or where you're working, the startup world is one of extraordinary promise: getting in on the ground floor, making an impact, putting your stamp on the business, being free of corporate structure and politics,

王思聪出镜BBC除了说电竞,还说了什么

“国民老公”王思聪从来不缺新闻,但这次与以往不同。“互联网的一些事”推荐此文。近日,王思聪出镜的BBC纪录片《中国的秘密》在网上引起热议。

外媒:双十一是中国最大的假货节

据金融时报报道,随着世界上最大的网上购物节双十一的到来,北京的消费维权律师王海接到的案子也成指数增长。王先生20年的职业生涯处理过无数的假冒伪劣商品和虚假广告的案件和投诉。

Facebook Sees 23% Spike In Law Enforcement Requests For Data In The United States

Facebook revealed it received 23% more requests from law enforcement between January and June 2015 than in the second half of 2014. From January to June 2015, Facebook received a total of 17,577 law enforcement requests, targeting 26,579 users and accounts. From July to December 2014,

华为自曝CES新品:搭载Kirin 950的荣耀平板?

安锋网 1 月 4 日消息 一年一度的消费类电子产品展览会后天(6 日)就要在美国拉斯维加斯举行了,科技公司们正在忙着筹备将要出展的产品,国产品牌也是如此,近日华为官方微博自曝了一款新品。  在华为官方微博 @华为消费者BG 所公布的这张宣传图中可以看到,新机的机身十分纤薄,并且采用金属材质,扬声器开孔位置似乎位于左右两侧,看上去是一款大屏设备。  此外,华为对这款新品强调的是“RHYTHM(韵律)”和“ENTERTAINMENT(娱乐)”,可见是一款主打影音娱乐的产品,同时中间的“X”或许意味着将隶属于荣耀 X 系列大屏平板手机,很有可能是荣耀 X3。  

“小嘀”云智能锁获1.23亿人民币A轮融资,想把低关注度的锁做成一款有温度的产品

近日,国内智能锁品牌德施曼向36氪独家透露,目前已经完成1.23亿人民币的A轮融资,本轮融资的投资方为新疆融海投资有限公司,其曾参与投资的项目包括唯品会、美图秀秀、大缰无人机等。创始人祝志凌透露,此次所获融资将用于产品研发、供应链整合以及市场推广等。德施曼于2009年成立,该年推出的第一款产品为智屏指纹锁、卡锁,结束了指纹锁代码、盲操阶段。今年,德施曼推出了一块新的互联网品牌——“小嘀”云智能锁。“小嘀”云智能锁使用的是云智能指纹锁模式,通过与APP相连,可利用指纹、手机摇一摇、密码和钥匙四种方式实现开锁,主要有亲情提醒、报警和智能联动三大功能。

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