Global unicorn exits hit multi-year high in 2018

Unicorn exits are taking flight. With the IPO window wide open, an apparent record number of venture-backed companies privately valued over $1 billion have launched public offerings this year.

Indonesian e-commerce unicorn Bukalapak raises $50M

The chances are you may be familiar with Tokopedia, especially after it commanded a $7 billion valuation last November when it raised $1.1 billion from investors like Alibaba and SoftBank’s Vision Fund, but fewer people outside of Indonesia are aware of another sizable local online retail unicorn:

SimplyCook dishes up £4.5M Series A for its subscription-based flavourings and recipe service

SimplyCook, the recipe kit service that focuses on flavour ingredients, has closed £4.5 million in Series A funding. The round is led by Octopus Investments. Unlike other recipe or meal kits, such as HelloFresh, Gousto and Marley Spoon, U.K.

Flash, the stealthy e-scooter and ‘micro-mobility’ startup from Delivery Hero founder, raises €55M S

Flash, the stealthy mobility startup from Delivery Hero and Team Europe founder Lukasz Gadowski, is de-cloaking today, with news that the Berlin-based company has raised a whopping €55 million in Series A funding. Despite rumours that multiple VC firms would be involved,

AR startup Meta’s assets sold to a mystery ‘known name’ that will support existing headsets

Augmented reality technology enables us to see things in places where they may not actually exist. And sometimes, that paradigm might also apply to augmented reality startups themselves. Meta,

Tesla to recall 14,000 Model S cars in China over faulty Takata airbags

China’s top market regulator said on Friday that Tesla will recall a total of 14,123 imported Model S vehicles in the country over potentially deadly airbags. The recall is part of an industry-wide crackdown on Takata-made front passenger airbags,

Coinstar machines will start selling Bitcoin at the grocery store

You know those machines at the grocery store that transform your gallon jugs worth of change into more usable currency? They’re about to start selling Bitcoin . To make this impulse shopping dream come true, Coinstar, the company behind those ubiquitous change-counting kiosks,

Nike’s auto-laced future

Why does the world need a self-lacing shoe? Haven’t you heard of Velcro? How will you tie your shoes when the Wi-Fi is down? That’s the gist of the instant response I got when I mentioned the new Adapt BB, a shoe from Nike with, yes, powered laces that tighten to a wearer’s foot automatically. […]

Gaming in Asia may be crypto’s killer dApp

As money and talent flows into the crypto and blockchain worlds, a persistent question keeps coming up: what is going to be the “killer app” that drives adoption for these nascent technologies? The answer may well be quite simple: gaming in Asia. That’s the theory for Cryptokitties,

Only 48 hours left: Apply to Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Berlin

The action you take within the next 48 hours could change your life. That’s how much time you have left to apply to TechCrunch Startup Battlefield, our world-renowned pitch competition, which takes place at Disrupt Berlin 2018 on November 29-30.

The overlooked opportunity in tackling public finance

If you’re a certain age, it’s likely that you’ve never given a second thought to buying a municipal bond or the process of bond buying, even if you’ve intuited, rightly, that’s it’s an intentionally opaque business. Yet there could be a big opportunity for startups,

Appsfire Launches ‘Sashimi’, A New Native Mobile Ad Unit For Timelines

Advertising tech company Appsfire is rolling out a new ad unit, Sashimi. Like its previous units, the company is experimenting with native ads on mobile. Sashimi is very reminiscent of Facebook or Twitter ads in your timelines,

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天文学家惊奇地发现,一颗小行星居然也拥有光环,而且还不止一条!

是什么摧毁了程序员的工作效率

英文原文:How to destroy Programmer Productivity  上图是摘自网上有关程序员工作效率的论述。  正如 Homer Simpson 所说,如果这是真的,那就有意思了。  我之所以不能一针见血地发现如何才能高效工作 ... ...

联想发布RD550 / RD650 / TD350三款ThinkServer新品

联想于今日推出了3款面向企业客户的ThinkServer新品,分别是RD550、RD650、以及TD350。前两款机型均为省空间的机架式服务器产品(1U和2U),便于机房部署;而后者则是采用了一对英特尔至强处理器的塔式机箱服务器产品。

逾4,000名开发人员在开发者共同门户网站下载智能电视联盟SDK,使其应用程序可在不同平台发布

应用程序开发人员接受“所有收入均归你所有”的活动邀请,100%保留其收入 加州圣拉蒙--(美国商业资讯)--超过4,000名智能电视应用程序开发人员正与智能电视联盟(Smart TV Alliance)开发者共同门户网站(Common Developer Portal)携手合作。

合益集团在第九次年度调研报告中确认最佳领导力培养公司

最佳公司更注重多元化,创造各种途径培养领导力 费城--(美国商业资讯)--全球管理咨询公司合益集团(Hay Group)今天公布第九次年度最佳领导力培养公司调研报告及前20名榜单。

苹果将在 iOS 8.3 中改进 Siri 更自然更连贯

自从苹果负责iOS系统的前软件服务副总裁Scott Forstall离开苹果之后,Siri语音助手似乎就一直没有太大的进步。

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Critically acclaimed Ori and the Blind Forest turned a profit in only one week

Highly anticipated mystical adventure game Ori and Blind Forest launched last month and became an instant hit. It captivated with a brilliant combination of an emotional storyline, drop dead gorgeous graphics, and an epic soundtrack. Knowing that,

Novak Djokovic casually bounces ball while fielding questions like a pro

With the 2015 US Open quickly approaching, Novak Djokovic, professional tennis player and global Uniqlo ambassador, speaks with Mashable about his fashion choices both on and off the court.

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