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,

October lets 11 public companies borrow money on its platform

French crowd-lending platform October (formerly known as Lendix), wants to educate more people about new ways to borrow money. That’s why the company is launching a project called Grandir Ensemble (grow together). 11 big companies are borrowing €100,000 each on October at a 2.

Only one week left until Disrupt Berlin 2018 begins

Heiliger Strohsack! Holy smokes — Disrupt Berlin 2018 kicks off in exactly one week! We’re beyond excited to welcome thousands of startup movers, shakers and makers to Europe’s premier tech startup conference. We’ve packed a ton of top-notch programming into 29-30 November,

As Taiwan prepares to vote on LGBTQ issues, a homophobic group is running ads before kids videos on

This Saturday, several issues related to LGBTQ equality, including marriage, are up for referendum in Taiwan’s mid-term elections. A little more than a year after the country’s top court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage,

Movinga, the European house removals platform, raises further €15M

Movinga, the European house removals and relocation platform, has closed €15 million in further funding. The round was led by London-based growth investor ETF Partners, with participation from existing backers Santo Venture Capital, Earlybird, and Rocket Internet.

Cross-border fintech startup Instarem raises $20M for global expansion

Instarem, a Singapore-based startup that helps banks transfer money overseas cheaply, has raised a Series C round of over $20 million for global expansion.

Tencent e-wallet is following Alibaba to Hong Kong subways

China’s payments giants have taken their battle to Hong Kong. Less than a week after Ant Financial announced adding QR codes to the city’s MTR public transport network of rail and buses, Tencent’s WeChat Pay unveiled a similar scheme on Wednesday. Starting mid-2021,

Teaching STEM through the wonders of larva harvesting

There’s hardly enough room to turn around in Livin Farms’ office. Pretty standard, really, in Central, Hong Kong, where space is at a perpetual premium. It’s a small operation for the HAX-backed startup — there’s space for a few desks and not much more. The startup’s last product, the Hive,

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,

HP Mobile Project

404-No-More Project Seeks To Rid the Web of '404 Not Found' Pages

First time accepted submitter blottsie (3618811) writes "A new project proposes an do away with dead 404 errors by implementing new HTML attribute hat will help access prior versions of hyperlinked content. With any luck, that means that you'll never have to run into a dead link again. ...

品牌营销进化三大方向:场景爆破、移动互联与大数据整合

导读:移动互联网时代,品牌传播模式正在遭受一场前所未有的革命,场景爆破、移动互联与大数据整合是最好的进化方向。     

用苹果的方式挑战苹果,看看MIUI 6那些化繁为简的“糖果式”设计

当看到MIUI 6上邀请函的纤细字体时,你或许会不由自主地想起苹果在发布iOS 7时乔纳森所主导的扁平的、色彩 […]

研究发现Kindle的阅读质量要低于纸质书

传统纸质书籍在信息化时代受到了重大冲击,不断有杂志和媒体宣布不再出版纸质版本,而是借助社交化的互联网进行快速传播。

Apple Pay模式详解:向银行收费,而非开发者或商户

苹果北京时间今天凌晨在 Cupertino 召开了新品发布会,会上正式公布了其基于 NFC(线下,线上另有机制)实现的移动支付功能 Apple Pay。

Oculus Hiring Programmers, Hardware Engineers, and More For VR Research Division

An anonymous reader writes Buried toward the end of the must-watch keynote by Oculus VR's Chief Scientist, Michael Abrash, was the announcement of a new research division within Oculus which Abrash says is the "first complete, well funded VR research team in close to 20 years.

一名维基百科管理员让1.5万印度学生陷入困境

一位维基百科的管理员帮助美化了一所印度野鸡商学院的条目,让许多印度家长信以为真,他们想方设法将子女送入这所大学,但学生入学之后发现他们所获得的学位是毫无价值的。

How Venture Capital Incentives Promote Zombie Companies

It feels like every other day: Another company raises a massive round of funding. We tend to assume that a company that’s raising money must be doing well. However, the truth is that venture capital funds’ incentives drive them to fund companies that should have folded long ago.

Doppler Labs 推出新款耳机 Here

早在今年 6 月份,Doppler Labs 就在众筹平台 Kickstarter 上推出了其第二款产品——Here Active Listening(以下简称“Here”)。Here 耳机是由 Doppler Labs 两位创始人诺亚·克拉夫特(Noah Kraft)和弗里茨·兰曼(Fritz… Read More

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