Facebook’s diversity efforts show little progress after five years

Facebook has released its fifth diversity report, and it’s fine. Unless companies fire everyone and start over, we’re not going to see drastic improvements anytime soon. “A critical lesson we’ve learned is that recruiting, retaining and developing a diverse,

So You Want To Fix The Housing Crisis

So 15 of the 30 cities with the highest rents in the country are all in the San Francisco Bay Area, with Palo Alto topping the list, according to this lovely report from Lovely that came out last week. Part of this is cyclical.

East of Palo Alto’s Eden

What if Silicon Valley had emerged from a racially integrated community? Would the technology industry be different?  Would we? And what can the technology industry do now to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past?

In Oakland, A Sign of Some Very High Times

How bad is the commercial real estate crunch in San Francisco and Silicon Valley?Uh, bad?So bad that that prices per square foot are roughly where they were around the first dot-com boom.So bad that Uber decided to go in, buy its own piece of land and build its own headquarters from scratch.

Inside the Military's Secretive Smartphone Program

When I recently set out for the Pentagon's R&D department, I instead found myself in front of a downtrodden shopping mall in Arlington, Virginia. I'd been navigating the old fashioned way—with my eyes—but when I pulled out my smartphone there it was, clearly marked in the Google Maps app:

The Deadly Legacy of HIV Truthers

AIDS was a terrifying mystery, and then we solved it. When researchers identified the human immunodeficiency virus as the reason why young, previously healthy people were developing rare cancers and wasting away, it was a triumph of medical science.Read more...

How Burrowing Owls Lead To Vomiting Anarchists (Or SF’s Housing Crisis Explained)

The Santa Clara Valley was some of the most valuable agricultural land in the entire world, but it was paved over to create today’s Silicon Valley.

Airbnb, Proposition F And The Shared Hypocrisy Of Bay Area Housing

In California, a state built on the idealism and tacit cruelty of real estate capitalism, no one is innocent. That’s no different with Airbnb and Proposition F, merely the latest of San Francisco’s Brobdingnagian sagas over land-use politics that will go down in tomorrow’s election.

A Lime scooter rider died this morning in Washington, D.C., marking the second fatality this month

Lime, the 18-month-old, San Francisco-based company whose bright green bicycles and scooters now dot cities throughout the U.S.,launched a pilot program in Tacoma, Washington, today, but that tiny victory might have felt short-lived. The reason: on opposite side of the country,

Japan’s Hayabusa 2 mission lands on the surface of a distant asteroid

The coolest mission you haven't heard of just hit a major milestone: the Japanese Hayabusa 2 probe has reached its destination, the asteroid Ryugu, and just deployed a pair of landers to its surface. Soon it will touch down itself and bring back a sample of Ryugu back to Earth! Are you kidding me?

Mithril Capital Management, cofounded by Ajay Royan and Peter Thiel, is leaving the Bay Area

From its glass-lined offices in San Francisco’s leafy Presidio national park, six-year-old Mithril Capital Management has happily flown under the radar. Now it’s leaving altogether and relocating its team to Austin, a spot that has “enough critical mass of a technical culture, an artisanal culture,

VCs say Silicon Valley isn’t the gold mine it used to be

In the days leading up to TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018, The Economist published the cover story, ‘Why Startups Are Leaving Silicon Valley.’ The author outlined reasons why the Valley has “peaked.” Venture capital investors are deploying capital outside the Bay Area more than ever before.

Polestar unveils first production EV with aim to overtake Tesla

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Twitter bug sent user direct messages to developers for over a year

Twitter said that a “bug” sent user’s private direct messages to third-party developers “who were not authorized to receive them.” The social media giant began warning users Friday of the exposure with a message in the app. “The issue has persisted since May 2017,

Instagram denies it’s building Regramming. Here’s why it’d be a disaster

Instagram tells me Regramming, or the ability to instantly repost someone else’s feed post to your followers like a retweet, is “not happening”, not being built, and not being tested. And that’s good news for all Instagrammers.

Glasswing Ventures closes its artificial intelligence-focused fund with $112 million

One year after receiving a whopping $75 million commitment to invest in early stage companies applying artificial intelligence to various industries, Glasswing Ventures has closed its debut fund with $112 million. 

Announcing TechCrunch Meetups in São Paulo and Mexico City next week

We announced recently that TechCrunch is staging its first ever Startup Battlefield Latin America on Nov. 8 in São Paulo to find the best early stage startup in Latin America.  To spread the word,

Datadog launches Watchdog to help you monitor your cloud apps

Your typical cloud monitoring service integrates with dozens of service and provides you a pretty dashboard and some automation to help you keep tabs on how your applications are doing. Datadog has long done that but today, it is adding a new service called Watchdog,

Why Does TechCrunch Let Its Reporters Work for Startups?

Expecting ethical behavior from TechCrunch is like expecting your adopted chimpanzee to not eat your face—unfair to you, unfair to the chimp. Yet, impressively, even after years of sleaze , the Silicon Valley blog of record is still finding new ways to create conflicts of interest.Read more...

BAT星际争霸,闲人请退散

BAT三家大战,像星际争霸,腾讯就是人族,阿里山虫族,百度是神族。腾讯在占矿把握命脉,阿里在“爆小兵”占地准备速推,百度则是爆科技树打算出高级兵布局未来一击必杀。

VR One:体验虚拟现实的新选择

Oculus Rift 重新激发了人们对虚拟现实的热情,但是,如果我们想要体验虚拟现实,就会发现没有太多可以选择的设备。

魅族说它要打造智能家居生态的「共和国」

别被这几个商业概念骗了

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互联网金融与征信体系解读

信贷市场上最大的问题是信息不对称,互联网的发展有助于解决这个难题。随着互联网技术的突飞猛进,个人消费活动、兴趣 […]

Manfrotto 让你把 iPad 变身为 DSLR 的遥控

在不少摄影师的背包中,除了各式各样的摄影配件之外,相信都会有一台 iPad 出现,毕竟它的相片后制能力几乎可跟电脑媲美。

科学投资专家汪义平:股市大幅涨跌当前更要理解市场逻辑

深圳2015年8月3日电 /美通社/ -- 回顾7月的最后两周,A股在激烈的震荡中黯然收场,上证综指下挫7.42%,创业板下跌8.75%。整个7月沪指重挫14.34%,刷新六年来最大单月跌幅纪录。

苹果秋季发布会的新细节流出:Apple TV 或改变

中国消费者显然对于此次发布会更为关注的是,新 iPhone 首发包括中国吗? #欢迎关注爱范儿认证微信公众号:AppSolution(微信号:appsolution),发现新酷精华应用。

A Groundbreaking Physics Laboratory Is About to Blast Into Space

A remarkable scientific experiment is about to leave Earth on a six week journey that’ll end a million miles away. The LISA Pathfinder marks the beginning of humanity’s outer space hunt for the elusive gravitational waves first predicted by Albert Einstein a century ago.Read more...

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