The U.S. and ZTE reach a deal that will lift export ban

The United States government has made a deal with Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE that, once completed, will lift the ban preventing the company from working with American suppliers. The agreement eases tensions in the U.S.-China trade war because the seven-year denial order,

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.

Overwatch League strikes a milestone deal with Disney and ESPN

If you’re sick of hearing about esports, you need to get over it. The space continues to grow, inching its way into the traditional media landscape. Today, in fact, Activision Blizzard announced that the Overwatch League playoffs will be aired on ESPN and Disney XD.

“Airbnb mafia” fund Wave Capital makes it official, closing its debut fund with $55 million

A couple of weeks ago, Airbnb announced some major changes to the ways that it compensates employees before it goes public. At least two former Airbnb employees and a longtime VC will be ready to fund those who leave when it does. They’ve been waiting on this moment since last summer, in fact.

Ex-Tesla worker makes it official and blows the whistle to SEC

The former Tesla employee who was fired and then sued by the electric vehicle automaker has filed a formal whistleblower tip to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission alleging the company has misled investors and put its customers at risk. Martin Tripp has retained Meissner Associates,

2.52亿年前,是什么灭绝了地球上90%的动植物?

地球历史上最大规模的生物灭绝事件,罪魁祸首依旧扑朔迷离。

CSS盒子模型详解 - 一等风的日子一

盒模型是CSS的核心知识点之一,它指定元素如何显示以及如何相互交互。页面上的每个元素都被看成一个矩形框,这个框由元素的内容(content)、内边距(padding)、边框和外边距(margin)组成。内边距出现在内容区域的周围。

普京:互联网就是一个由CIA控制的项目

据外媒报道,日前,俄罗斯总统弗拉基米尔·普京在新闻发布会上称,现在的互联网中就如同一个由CIA运行的项目,并表示政府应当对美国的这一行为作出反应。

[图]全球首款集成电路原型将于近期拍卖

1958年9月12日美国德州仪器公司工程师杰克·基尔比(Jack Kilby)发明了世界上第一颗集成电路IC微芯片,这个装置揭开了人类二十世纪电子革命的序幕,同时宣告了数字时代的来临。

UK government forks out £42 million to fund digital entrepreneurs

The government has announced £42m of new funding to help digital start-ups grow their businesses.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/07/10/uk-government-forks-out-42-million-to-fund-digital-entrepreneurs/

How to resize an image in GIMP

We take you through the basics of resizing images in GIMP, from simple scaling to slightly more involved cropping antics.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/07/16/how-to-resize-an-image-in-gimp/

Unity3D Web Player In Linux Browsers - 阿利是傻子

前言 今早看新闻 -- Mozilla:Web版《地牢守卫者》已正式登陆Steam平台 原来网页游戏还可以做得这么炫. 不过后来发现, Unity Web Player 只支持 Windows 和 Mac Os X. 注: 这篇文章适用读者: Linux用户且是Unity游戏开发者 or Lin.....

NASA Spacecraft Images Crash Site of Retired LADEE Probe

An anonymous reader writes In April, NASA ended the mission of its Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) mission by de-orbiting (read: crashing) it on the far side of the moon. The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has now directly imaged the crash site,

Cortana,这个AI很像人

Cortana原是《光晕》游戏中士官长的虚拟助手,在500年后的未来,她的智力水平与人类持平甚至可以超越人类,但进入手机之后,开发团队为了能适应现在的社会,进行了妥协。

One way to get rid of extreme drought in Texas and Oklahoma: Extreme rain

Weeks of heavy rains in Texas and Oklahoma have led to deadly flooding, but they've had an upside as well. A long-running drought that had once gripped 97% of the Lone Star State in 2011 has finally come to an end. And in neighboring Oklahoma,

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