There is something bizarre going down in Australian politics, and its name is Clive Palmer.In 2013, this mining billionaire formed a political party he called the Palmer United Party (PUP). Some people paid attention, most tried to look the other way.See also:
In my latest Foundation interview, I sit down with entrepreneur Jackson Palmer. Jackson is the brains behind the fast-growing cryptocurrency known as Dogecoin. We discuss the Dogecoin community’s ability to raise money for good (like sending the Jamaican Bobsled team to Sochi),
The North Face is partnering with a Japanese company to make new parkas from synthetic spider silk. And everyone’s favorite Minnesota dentist is in trouble with the law again due to allegedly illegal hunting practices. It’s What’s New Outside.Read more...
Less than two years ago, Oculus raised 2.5 million dollars on Kickstarter.Yesterday, they were acquired by Facebook for $2 billion.Oculus has definitely generated its fair share of buzz in its short lifespan — yet many people are hearing about them for the first time this week. For them,
Today at SXSW, two of Oculus' cofounders took the stage for a Q&A on the future of their burgeoning virtual reality headset.While they dodged the question that most watching wanted answered, they did dive into what many have asked since the Rift started picking up steam: why now?
Tamr, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based startup that helps companies understand and unify all of the disparate databases across a company, announced a $25.2 million Series B round today. The investment isn’t from the usual Silicon Valley suspects.
Don't let the encouraging words about virtual reality's future on the latest cover of Time fool you; the magazine hates VR. I mean, clearly, right? Just look at this absurd photo of Oculus Rift creator Palmer Lucky doing...something? Flying maybe? And for some reason it's...on a beach?WTF?Image:
Oculus has a incredible product: a headset that can make you feel like you’re in another world. With its upcoming motion controllers, Oculus Touch , you can even reach out and grab virtual objects. But a competing headset, the HTC Vive,
If anyone knows what's going to happen to virtual reality it's Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus VR and inventor of the Oculus Rift. So I asked him.Read more...
SYDNEY — In a vicious tirade on live television Monday night, controversial Australian politician Clive Palmer labelled the Chinese government "mongrels," and accused them of "shooting their own people".On the ABC panel show Q & A,
Tamr, a Cambridge-based startup emerged from stealth today with a coming-out party at the DataBeat conference in San Francisco. Tamr also announced $16 million in funding from Google Ventures and New Enterprise Associates.
Boston Dynamics' SpotMini recently learned how to hit the moves on the dance floor. Its moves have gone viral on YouTube and just go to show how far robot technology has advanced. Read more...More about Tech, Mashable Video, Robot, Dance, and Boston Dynamics
It's a great time to be a coffee fiend, y'all.When it comes to getting your daily caffeine dose, heading over to your local coffee shop can feel convenient — until it doesn't. (AKA when you suddenly realize you're spending $40 a week on coffee. Oops.) That, my friends,
Most of the characters on American Horror Story don’t deserve a happy ending. There are a few true heroes scattered around its seven and three-quarters seasons — the life-loving witch Misty Day, the well intentioned Kit Walker, Cordelia Goode,
Heading into the cooler months means it's time to get cozy with a good movie, or binge-watch the latest Netflix show. (Seriously, how great is Haunting of Hill House?!)SEE ALSO: Get the Apple iPad Pro on sale for $50 off at Walmart,
Want to launch the next big app? Having a million dollar idea is only half the battle.If you really want to build something that will become as big as Uber, Venmo, or even Pokémon Go, you need to create a well-functioning app that's easy for users to tap, swipe, and navigate. Let's be honest:
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More new Apple devices are coming.As if this month wasn't already jam-packed with new product announcements from every company under the sun, Apple's just sent out invitations for an event on Oct.
The file-sharing and collaboration sector just got a new competitor: AmazonAmazon announced Thursday the latest product to join its Amazon Web Services stack, Amazon Zocalo. On its blog, the company describes Zocalo as "a fully managed,
A London-based startup has created an app that lets users take pictures simply by concentrating.Created by design studio This Place,
SAO PAULO, Brazil –- FIFA partner Ray Whelan gave police in Rio de Janeiro the slip Thursday, just moments before officers were set to re-arrest him on charges of illegally selling World Cup tickets, local media reported.Whelan, 64, is CEO of Switzerland-headquartered Match Hospitality,
以红旗为灵感的一对吉祥物。 比较具有中国元素，圆圆的脸的女娃娃我想不论哪个年龄层次都会觉得可爱。 放飞梦想，为国祈福，幸福成长。
我们已经可以确信微软将于5月20日在纽约市发布Surface Mini平板电脑，而今年2月上任的微软新科CEO萨提亚·纳德拉（Satya Nadella）很可能会亲自主持此次发布活动。
华硕公司刚刚宣布扩大了旗下Chromebook产品家族，在原有产品基础上推出搭载最新英特尔Bay Trail-M处理器及Chrome OS系统的新产品。这两款产品型号分别为C200与C300，屏幕尺寸为11.6英寸及13.3英寸。
A British company called Titan just unveiled a new TV, and it's ridiculous. At 370-inches, it's the largest television in the world, and at $1.7 million, it's also got to be the most expensive. But who could say no to 4K resolution on a screen that's the size of a house?Read more...
The Taiwanese firm posted a photo of its One M8 smartphone on Twitter alongside three band aids that has been recognised as a swipe at its Android rival Samsung.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/06/24/htc-calls-out-samsung-galaxy-s5s-bad-design-twitter/
根据香港市场研究机构Counterpoint发布的2014年5月份全球智能手机销量排名数据，苹果iPhone 5s仍是最热卖的手机，要知道这可是2013年的“老机型”，而今年4月份才全球开卖的三星Galaxy S5仅排名第二。
昨日智能硬件评测第一品牌鲁大师在官方微博上公布了一款代号为华为 PE-TL10 的手机产品测试成绩，结合之前媒体报道，这款在工信部备案的手机很有可能是 12 月 17 会发布荣耀 6 Plus。
Los Angeles recently converted 140,000 of its street lights to energy-efficient LEDs —the largest such upgrade in the world. Now a new partnership with lighting giant Philips will allow the city’s Bureau of Street Lighting to wirelessly manage all those street lamps,