Earlier this month rumours emerged that Google was planning to open a branch of its venture capital investment arm in London. Well, as they say, there’s no smoke without fire: Mountain View has now confirmed that Google Ventures has launched a London division,
Startup funding hasn’t changed much in the past decade. Funderbeam is an interesting company trying to turn everything upside down using a marketplace approach, a modern syndication system and a blockchain-based platform.
Want to pitch a venture capitalist? You’ll need a “warm introduction” first. At least that’s what most in the business will advise. Find a person, typically a man, who made the VC you’re interested in pitching a whole bunch of money at some point and have them introduce you. Why?
Brisbane, California based e-motorcycle startup Alta Motors has ceased operations, TechCrunch has confirmed. Earlier today Asphalt and Rubber — and several subsequent outlets — reported the company stopped operating this morning, fired its staff, and may be looking for a buyer.
Everyone knows about the space pen. NASA spent millions on R&D to create the ultimate pen that would work in zero gravity and the result was this incredible machine. Well, no.
When I last wrote about Knotch, the company had just patented its color-based feedback system that helps advertisers measure the effectiveness of their sponsored content. Since then, it’s added a competitive intelligence product and now Blueprint,
A lot of uncertainty hangs over the UK as continues its slow march out of the European Union, but today one of the world’s biggest companies announced plans to expand its presence in the country. Amazon today said it would add another 1,000 workers in the UK,
At a recent Vatican-sponsored conference, I learned that disruptive technology and organized religion have more in common than not.
Netflix is like the candy dish at your grandmother’s house. Most of the movies are crap, but you know, buried somewhere in there, is something worth your time. A Better Queue is a site dedicated to finding the Werther’s Originals in Netflix based on Rotten Tomatoes ratings. Read More
When Aereo was deemed illegal by the Supreme Court and paused its service last month, it seemed as if the TV streaming service was out of options. But on Wednesday Aereo lawyers filed a letter with a New York district court indicating that the company now considers itself a cable provider.
On-demand ride-sharing startup Lyft will move ahead with its planned launch in Brooklyn and Queens this Friday, despite warnings from the local taxi regulator that its service is not authorized to operate in the city. Read More
Before you head out to fire up the grill, be sure to peruse this list of all the best Memorial Day sales from around the web. Naturally, a ton of clothing outlets are offering huge sitewide sales, but there's a bucketload of gadgets, games, and household goods to be had as well.
苹果今天向开发者发布了iOS 8.1 第二个测试版，编译号为 12B407。距离第一个测试版发布只有1周多时间。苹果还发布了 Apple TV 软件 beta 2 和 Xcode 6.1 GM 版。iOS 8.1 修正了 iOS 8 中出现的问题，比如蓝牙连接问题。iOS 8.
据ReadWrite消息，天天写收购消息的他们也被收购了，收购方是硅谷可穿戴设备孵化器 Wearable World ，收购价格未知。ReadWrite创立于2003年4月，是最著名的科技博客之一，以针对业界新闻的独到分析出名。
Fallout from the cyberattack on the US Office of Personnel Management is already starting: Federal background checks have been shut down for six to eight weeks as a “proactive” security measure. New employees and contractors will be left in clearance limbo as OPM cleans up its system. Read more.