Twitch, the Amazon-owned streaming platform, has brought on its first head of diversity and inclusion, as well as a new chief financial officer and chief human resources officer. Katrina Jones, who will start next month as Twitch’s head of diversity and inclusion,
Stung by criticism of its widely reported role as a platform capable of spreading disinformation and being used by state actors to skew democratic elections, Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg unveiled five new ways the company would be addressing these issues at the annual DLD conference in Munich,
We used to be such optimists. Technology would bring us a world of wealth in harmony with the environment, and even bring us new worlds. The Internet would erase national boundaries, replace gatekeepers with a universal opportunity for free expression, and bring us all closer together.
A funny thing happened in the second half of 2018. At some moment, all the people active in crypto looked around and realized there weren’t very many of us. The friends we’d convinced during the last holiday season were no longer speaking to us. They had stopped checking their Coinbase accounts.
Last April, Spotify surprised Wall Street bankers by choosing to go public through a direct listing process rather than through a traditional IPO. Instead of issuing new shares, the company simply sold existing shares held by insiders,
Illinois’s startup market in 2018 was very strong, and it’s not slowing down. Let’s take a quick look at the state of venture in the Land of Lincoln.
Behold, the LEGO Chevrolet Silverado. The full-size truck is basically a giant ad for Chevy and the new LEGO Movie, which is due out in February. Apparently they have to fight Duplo blocks from outer space. No, seriously, that’s the plot. Anyway, the 2019 Silverado is six-feet tall, weighs 3,
We’re three weeks into January. We’ve recovered from our CES hangover and, hopefully, from the CES flu. We’ve started writing the correct year, 2019, not 2018. Venture capitalists have gone full steam ahead with fundraising efforts, several startups have closed multi-hundred million dollar rounds,
The last few months haven’t been easy for crypto investors. Following the dizzying highs of crypto trading late last year, which saw Bitcoin reach a peak of $19,276 and a market cap of $323 billion and Ether reach $1,152 with a market cap of more than $112 billion, prices have crashed. Today,
Looking for funding as a startup in Latin America is a lot like looking for a watering hole in the middle of the desert. You know it’s out there, but finding it in time is a life or death situation.
Watching the current price madness is scary. Bitcoin is falling and rising in $500 increments with regularity and Ethereum and its attendant ICOs are in a seeming freefall with a few “dead cat bounces” to keep things lively. What this signals is not that crypto is dead, however.
瑞士表厂斯沃琪表示，旗下智能手表将在未来两到三个月内推出，恰好是苹果Apple Watch智能手表准备上市的时间段。苹果之前曾经表示，旗下Apple Watch将在4月份上市。
Our teenagers will never be free from dangers that lurk — and slip — through the halls of high schools.A sea lion pup was detained on April 8 for breaking into Mar Vista High School in Imperial Beach, California without registering for classes.
松下在去年曾推出了可减轻腰部负担的外骨骼装置AWN-03，可在搬运物体时减轻15公斤左右对腰部的负担。据外媒报道，松下今天宣布旗下子公司“Activelink”目前正在研发一款类似的外骨骼装置——“忍者（Ninja）”外骨骼。 这款型号为PLN-01的可穿戴设备能帮助工人在搬重物时避免损伤腰背部骨骼，减轻腰部负担。 此外，“忍者”外骨骼还能辅助穿戴者进行抬起、弯腰姿势保持以及辅助步行等动作。 同时，松下还推出了一款Power Loader外骨骼（类似于西格妮•韦弗出演《异形》时穿过的机器人外骨骼），也能帮助工人搬运箱子或货物。