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,
Google stole this spotlight at this year’s GDC with the launch of Stadia. What the game streaming service lacked in specifics, it more than made up for in buzz. The software giant certainly isn’t the only one eying the space, however. A new report from US Gamer puts Walmart in the running, as well.
Homeland Security has issued a warning for a set of critical-rated vulnerabilities in Medtronic defibrillators which put the devices at risk of manipulation.
Further details have emerged about when and how much Facebook knew about data-scraping by the disgraced and now defunct Cambridge Analytica political data firm. Last year a major privacy scandal hit Facebook after it emerged CA had paid GSR, a developer with access to Facebook’s platform,
From Extra Crunch We have published the transcript for Brian Heater’s conference call on robotics. Arman published report reviews on China’s luxury goods and consumer spending as well as on perceptions of automation in Europe.
This week on Equity: Glossier and Rent The Runway enter the unicorn club and YC debuts 200 startups.
Travis Kalanick may be busy cooking up a cloud kitchen business, but that hasn’t stopped the former Uber CEO’s VC fund from making its first investment in Southeast Asia. 10100, the firm that Kalanick launched last year for investments in Asia, just took part in a $7.6 million seed round for Kargo,
Keatz, one of a growing number of so-called “cloud kitchens” — delivery only restaurant brands running on the rails of Deliveroo and UberEats — has raised €12 million in new funding. Backing the round are existing investors Project A Ventures, Atlantic Labs, UStart, K Fund and JME Ventures,
Twitch Prime, the perks program for Amazon Prime members offering free loot, games and other benefits is ditching one of its best features: ad-free viewing. According to an email sent out to Amazon Prime members today,
Animoto, a cloud-based video maker service for social media sites, has revealed a data breach. The breach occurred on July 10 but was confirmed by the company in early August, and later reported to the California attorney general. Names, dates of birth,
Mike Rothenberg, infamous Silicon Valley venture capitalist and founder of Rothenberg Ventures, has been formally charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission for overcharging investors to fund personal projects. Rothenberg had been under investigation by the SEC for quite some time.
The tweens of the world are in mourning yet again—Instagram is down. We've reached out to Instagram for comment and will update as soon as we know more about what's going on. For now, at least,
Do not worry, people. This video is artTaylor Swift recently gave a peppy, crowd-pleasing performance of her hit single "Shake It Off" on Jimmy Kimmel Live,
Apple likes to "Air" things. Macbook Air, iPad Air, and so on. But if Cupertino were going to Air the iPhone, it might look something like this. One key difference? This phone is only $200. Off contract.Read more...
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好用的充电方式应该也是自动驾驶车的重点之一，而目前看来无线充电，应该就是 Google 所寻求的解法之一。IEEE Spectrum 最近在美国 FCC 的送审资料中，翻出了 Google 提交了关于磁感应（magnetic induction）的无线充电技术相关文件，显示该公司已迅速地在加州测试了两套分别由 Hevo Power 及 Momentum Dynamics 所设计的无线充电系统，据称将可用不同形式为自驾车提供充电技术。包括在充电座上停放几分钟进行充电，亦或是一次行经连串的发射器提供...