Open source is everywhere now, so maybe it’s no surprise that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (yes, the organization behind the Oscars) today announced that it has partnered with the Linux Foundation to launch the Academy Software Foundation,
“Be a nice person at work,” Sophia Amoruso writes in her 2014 book #GIRLBOSS, a combination memoir and self-help book for hungry millennial feminists looking to get ahead in life and business. “If you are a total terror to work with, no one will want to keep you around.
I was a Scientologist for eight years. Although I identified as one I didn’t really understand what actually being a Scientologist fully entailed until after a couple of years of being heavily indoctrinated. The reality of Scientology is deceptively hidden and cleverly disguised.
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?
What is best in life? Seeing a classic sword-and-sorcery hero brought to the big screen, with an iconic bodybuilder in the lead role. But how did Robert E. Howard's Conan the Barbarian become such a classic film? The path to glory was long and twisted.
A few months ago we did a little fact-checking and found out that UberFacts is full of shit . So we wanted to give them another shot. The results? UberFacts is still spreading way too much misinformation.Read more...
Southeast Asia’s venture capital space is booming right now. Openspace Ventures just announced the close of its newest $135 million fund, Golden Gate Ventures hit the first close on its upcoming $100 million vehicle, and a third Singapore-based fund is also raising big right now: Qualgro.
Cootek, the Chinese mobile internet company best known for keyboard app TouchPal, has filed for a public offering in the United States. In its F-1 form, submitted last week to the Securities and Exchange Commission, Cootek said it wants to raise up to $100 million.
From “cheese 2.0” to connecting flights for satellites, Y Combinator showed off a wide array of early stage startups fresh from its YC Summer 2018 batch.
Apple has landed a big new partner for Apple Pay in the U.S. after Costco began accepting the mobile payment service across 750 stores. The retailer plans to include support at its gas stations, but that isn’t yet complete.
Stratolaunch, the commercial space firm founded by Paul Allen back in 2011, has revealed a bit more of its plan for taking payloads to orbit via one of the world's biggest planes. It's now working on a pair of its own rocket-powered launch vehicles,
One Medical, the company hoping to disrupt the doctor’s office with concierge services, virtual visits and same-day appointments, is rumored to be in late-stage talks with the Carlyle Group for $200 million in funding, according to CNBC.
Google’s Unskippable Ads team has been testing out ad effectiveness in a compelling new way: It created a fake pizza brand called Doctor Fork, used stock footage to create 33 ads and then served them up on YouTube and reached 20 million impressions. Ben Jones, creative director at Unskippable Labs,
Apple’s been on a tear lately. Say what you will about some of the company’s programming decisions (see: Carpool Karaoke), at least it’s building a portfolio that’s got a little something for everyone. Earlier this week, word got out that it ordered a series based on Min Jin Lee’s novel, Pachinko.
The launch of Fortnite Battle Royale has left Google in a slight predicament. While Google is in no way hard up for cash, Fortnite Battle Royale for Android certainly represented the potential for a relatively big revenue stream for an app. That is,
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week Matthew Lynley and Alex Wilhelm were joined by 500 Startups CEO Christine Tsai for what turned out to be a super packed episode.
据 re/code消息，Facebook CEO 马克·扎克伯格与妻子Priscilla Cha (中文名陈慧娴) 计划向湾区学校捐赠 1.2 亿美元。
尽管苹果一直在试图维护iPhone 6的保密性，不过其代工合作伙伴富士康却一度另其陷入难堪境地。日前（6月2日）印度网站ciol的报道显示，该厂商确实正在生产4.7英寸和5.5英寸iPhone 6。
He went in search of two 16-year-old twin sisters who had gone to Syria to marry jihadists but he ended up in the clutches of the Islamic State. Held prisoner for more than a month, Ahmad Walid Rashidi was tortured and forced to abuse other prisoners before his release. Now, he tells his story.
BARCELONA — Samsung, at 12:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, will show the world its latest flagship smartphone: the Galaxy S6Rumored to come in several versions — one of which reportedly has a curved screen — the S6 might be the company's most exciting launch in recent yearsSee also:
Your nightmares have now been realized.YouTube user James Akers returned home after running a 30-minute errand to find his home swarming with birds. They likely came in through the chimney, Akers thinks, according to the video.Akers uploaded a second video of the bird-pocalypse,
網站出現「ERROR 404 File not found」咁搞笑？其實背後既原因就係 Adobe TypeKit 已經部分性地關閉，所以部分用緊 TypeKit 既網頁將會受到影響，會因為「字體不正確」而無法瀏覽網頁。The post 網頁出現異常？