Medical care scheduling startup Doctolib acquires MonDocteur

What do you do when you’ve raised nearly $100 million and you want to grow as quickly as possible? In Doctolib’s case, the startup is acquiring its main competitor MonDocteur. Together, the two companies work with tens of thousands of doctors and get tens of millions of unique visitors every month.

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.

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,

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.

The Gorgeous Tics And Errors of Laser Scanning Gone Wrong

Matthew Shaw and William Trossell, the London-based duo known as ScanLAB Projects, continue to push the envelope of laser-scanning technology, producing visually stunning and conceptually intricate work that falls somewhere between art and practical surveying. Read more...    

Report: Beats Music Had Only 111,000 Subscribers in March

If Apple pays the $3.2 billion to acquire Beats Electronics, it could be paying about $29,000 per Beats customer, according to one report.Beats Electronics, known for its successful line of Beats by Dr. Dre headphones, launched Beats Music in January. Citing a leaked royalty report,

Windows 9 is in trouble, Microsoft to make drastic changes to its plans?

The Chinese Government infamously announced recently that they have banned the use of Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 on Government PC's due to the cloud/Modern UI integration. While it may not sound like a big deal on the surface, Microsoft are currently panicking regarding the whole ordeal,

Let's Talk About That Hysterical 90s R&B Moment In 'Think Like A Man Too'

Editor's note: Every week Mashable presents "Let’s Talk About," a look back at the biggest WTF stuff from the weekend’s new releases. If you haven’t seen the movie, be warned: This is a SPOILER MINEFIELD.This week: Let's talk about Think Like a Man Too ...

奢侈表业高管看时下智能手表:设计欠火候

上周五有消息称,苹果从全球最大的奢侈品集团LVMH挖来了该公司旗下奢侈品手表品牌豪雅(TAG Heuer)的全球销售和零售副总裁帕特里克·普拉尼奥克斯(Patrick Pruniaux)。外界猜测苹果正在围绕iWatch智能手表开展一场营销活动。

美国俄亥俄州立大学:研究显示低血糖会使已婚者变得脾气暴躁

研究负责人、美国俄亥俄州立大学教授布拉德?布什曼说,婚姻中一个简单但常被忽略的因素,就是由低血糖引起饥饿而导致的争执、对抗乃至家庭暴力。

資訊革命的產物 -「新紀元」展覽帶你體驗科技的時代

自從智慧型手機問世以來,不但開啟了人們生活習慣的一大改變,手機產業也間接增加了許多附加市場,其中最貼近我們生活的莫過於各種 APP 應用程式的出現,也因此台灣有不少學校的資訊傳播系開始研讀與教育學生這方面的知識,期待學生有朝一日能夠靠著 APP 站上世界的舞台。

跟我们看看陌陌在旧金山的办公室,和它的“美国版”Blupe吧

上市连线时,陌陌创始人唐岩说陌陌准备从发达国家开始切入全球市场,于是美国就成了第一站。事实上,陌陌在旧金山的分公司已经运营半年多了,员工20多人,做了一款完全独立于“陌陌”的兴趣设计应用。

Cook:大量 Apple Watch 即将到来 稍后公布详情

上周 Tim Cook 在访问德国旗舰 Apple Store 时,除了讨论 Apple Watch 发售时间以及辅助功能外,还表示,Apple Watch 将有大量应用,随后会公布更多信息。

巨大漏洞之下的微商,好日子能到几时

互联网电子商务的发展之所以能够扭转传统的用户购买习惯,其中一条关键的原因在于创建了一整套的购买-担保支付-评价-最终支付的闭环,最终使得人们对电子商务产生了足够的信任。

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