Grab’s acquisition of Uber’s Southeast Asia business in May has been embroiled in regulatory scrutiny, but the ride-hailing firm has some positive news after the Philippines’ regulator gave the deal the all-clear. It did so, however,
Kirsten Green of Forerunner Ventures, Keith Rabois of Khosla, Alfred Lin of Sequoia and Alex Taussig of Lightspeed are backers of Faire.
Vector’s already got the adorable bit down, courtesy of a team staffed by former Pixar and Dreamworks animators. But Anki’s grownup version of Cozmo can use a bit of help when it comes to smarts. Starting next week, the desktop robot will be able to tap into Amazon Alexa’s deep base of answers.
The company behind the biggest screens in cinema is giving up on bringing VR screens within a few inches of users’ faces. The company announced today in a SEC filing that it will be shutting down its three remaining virtual reality centers including its flagship location in Los Angeles.
When the former CTOs of YouTube, Facebook and Dropbox seed fund a database startup, you know there’s something special going on under the hood. Jiten Vaidya and Sugu Sougoumarane saved YouTube from a scalability nightmare by inventing and open-sourcing Vitess,
A new scam is making the rounds that promises to disrupt countless offices and schools. The scam is simple: the scammers send an email threatening to detonate a bomb if they don’t get a certain amount of Bitcoin within a specified time frame.
More than a decade after the end of “Alias,” J.J. Abrams and Jennifer Garner are teaming up on a new limited series for Apple. The show, titled “My Glory Was I Had Such Friends,” will be based on the Amy Silverstein memoir of the same name,
Machine learning models are getting quite good at generating realistic human faces — so good that I may never trust a machine, or human, to be real ever again. The new approach, from researchers at Nvidia,
A new startup, Workona, this week launched software designed for those who primarily do their work in a browser. The company’s goal is to become the OS for web work – and to also save web workers from the hell that is a million open tabs. To accomplish this,
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,
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.
Google wants you to know exactly how it deals with U.S. government requests for user data. That's good! But the company wants to explain it to you with stop-motion wooden toys, like you're some kind of three year old. That's . . . weird. Read more...
An 8.2-magnitude earthquake has struck roughly 60km off the cost of Chile. Its depth was approximately 20.1km. A tsunami has been generated, and evacuations have been ordered along the coast near the strike. Tsunami warnings were also issued for Peru and Ecuador. According to the Associated Press,
10 月 24 日，微软日前发布了一款临时补丁，修复了 Windows 系统中存在的一处零日漏洞。该漏洞影响除 Windows Server 2003 外的所有 Windows 版本。 微软表示，目前已经有黑客利用 PowerPoint 文件对该漏洞发 ... ...
你有起床困难症吗？你是否加入了世界第一大组织回笼教？就算提前设好了闹钟也会一再推迟，似乎没有什么动力能够催人起床。你或许需要 iCukoo 的帮助了，不起床，就捐款，为了银子也得乖乖起床了。
最近，英国维珍大西洋航空公司刚刚购入并开始使用波音787-11客机。除了Wi-Fi服务之外，维珍还在乘客登机之前向他们每人发放了一台供他们在旅程中娱乐的8英寸1.33GHz Linx Windows 8.1平板。不过，维珍给乘客的惊喜不止这些。
A bunch of engineers who programmed our cameras and phones tell us that there’s only one right way to expose a photo. But for this week’s Shooting Challenge , you took matters into your own hands, and flooded these frames with “too much” light.Read more...