Nurx raises $36 million and adds Chelsea Clinton to its board of directors

Telemedicine startup Nurx recently closed a $36 million funding round led by Kleiner Perkins. As part of the investment, Kleiner Perkins General Partner Noah Knauf is joining the startup’s board of directors, along with and Chelsea Clinton . With this new funding,

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.

Enterprise software investments may be tepid now, but they’re poised to engage

Logan Bartlett Contributor Share on Twitter Logan Bartlett is a vice president with Battery Ventures. More posts by this contributor The SaaS Success Database Have we reached “peak software”?

Casper opens a storefront for $25 naps

Casper is opening a storefront designed specifically for sleepy New Yorkers in need of a nap. In The Dreamery, you can reserve nooks for 45 minutes at a time, at a cost of $25 per session. These nooks are basically giant wooden “O”s with curtains and soundproofed backing,

Uber lays off self-driving car operators in SF and Pittsburgh

Uber has let go all (about 100) of its self-driving car operators in Pittsburgh and San Francisco, Quartz reports and has been confirmed by TechCrunch. This comes after Uber officially pulled the plug on its operations in Arizona in May,

微软推出C#必应代码搜索:编程变得太简单

用户在 Visual Studio 编程界面可以直接用自然语言搜索自己需要用代码实现的任务,软件会自动插入适合片段,并改动变量名与上下文保持一致。

谷歌街景新增游轮景观:足不出户就能体验奢华的游轮之旅

近日,谷歌街景又有了新景观——一艘豪华游轮。

Gaze at the Amazing Adaptable Display Kings of Leon Used on Tour

Live shows are supposed to be an experience, an experience which needs to be massive and visually arresting, especially when a band is playing an arena show. That's exactly why Kings of Leon is playing against the backdrop of a newfangled hybrid screen/lighting rig on its Mechanical Bull tour.

MIUI6的那些本土化闪光点

小编推荐:很多时候,大家都认为IOS是不可超越的,说MIUI超越了IOS一定会招来无数喷子,但是身为产品人员, […]

灵感的来源:产品设计灵感网站精选

uka导语:做产品设计的小伙伴,你是不是会遇到这样的困惑,对着电脑或者本子想了整个下午都没有一个好点子,那uk […]

定时定点午间工作餐外卖的Peach获800万美元A轮融资

Peach 是来自西雅图的一家初创公司,他们做的是外卖送餐服务。这家公司于2014 年 6 月在西雅图上线,刚刚获得由 Madrona Venture Group 和 Vulcan Capital 投资的 800 万美元融资,使融资总额达到 1100 万美元。

【第2编辑室】敢不敢试试这个被苹果封杀的游戏,它或许会是你在手机上玩的最后一款游戏

标题是不是有点太耸人听闻了?不过,这个游戏真的又凶残来形容也不为过。游戏名字叫S.M.T.H,玩法非常非常简单:把手机用力往高处扔出去,越高越好。

UK would store websites people visit for a year under proposed surveillance law

LONDON — The UK government will require Internet companies to store details of which websites people have visited for 12 months under a proposed extension of surveillance laws, which are facing a storm of opposition from privacy campaigners.In an attempt to assuage privacy concerns,

美年“突袭”爱康,我想还有些深层原因

在十一月二十九号晚上看到美年大健康向爱康国宾发出私有化要约后,恐怕与很多围观人士的第一反应一样,我想知道为什么。今年在互联网领域已经发生了很多起合并,但大都以“夫妻双双把家还”的结局收场。

黑莓总是第一时间为PRIV智能机打上Android安全补丁

由于未能或无法及时为手机打上安全补丁,许多用户只能在漏洞曝光后继续向攻击者们“敞开怀抱”。而在Google宣布为Android推出每月例行的安全更新之后,不少手机厂商已证实将作出跟进。除了三星、LG和小米等厂家,我们还不能忘记一个Android阵营的特殊成员——它就是黑莓。通常情况下,原始设备制造商需要数周的时间去部署安全更新,但是一向注重安全的黑莓却希望能够更快一些。

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