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Travel financing startup Uplift is announcing that it has raised $123 million in Series C funding. Uplift has been relatively quiet about its business until now. Its founder and CEO is Brian Barth,
One of China’s top bike rental apps is entering a new phase. Mobike, which neighborhood services giant Meituan-Dianping gobbled up last April, is changing its name to Meituan Bike as part of an ongoing integration with its parent,
Confluent, the commercial company built on top of the open source Apache Kafka project, announced a $125 million Series D round this morning on an enormous $2.5 billion valuation. The round was led by existing investor Sequoia Capital with participation from Index Ventures and Benchmark,
London-based edtech startup, pi-top, has unboxed a new flagship learn-to-code product, demoing the “go anywhere” Pi-powered computer at the Bett Show education fare in London today. Discussing the product with TechCrunch ahead of launch,
Intel is showing off a new RealSense camera with a specific focus on enabling hardware-makers to help their products understand where they are in the world. The RealSense Tracking Camera T265 is designed to easily present robotics and AR/VR hardware with inside-out tracking tech.
Epic Games announced this morning that they’ve acquired Serbia-based 3Lateral, a game studio focused on designing more realistic computer-generated human characters. The team of 60+ will be continuing their work with existing partners and maintaining their presence in Serbia.
While Netflix is raising prices, Hulu is lowering its own. In a move to better compete with streaming rivals – and pick up new customers who think Netflix just got too expensive – Hulu this morning announced it’s lowering the cost of its streaming service by $2.00 per month. Currently,
Remember 3D Touch? Unless you’re a power iOS user you probably don’t. Or, well, you’d rather not. It’s been clear for some time now that the technology Apple lauded at its 2015 unveiling as the “next generation of multi-touch” most certainly wasn’t.
In the realm of rapidly evolving technologies, mobility is without doubt one of the fastest-moving. And that’s why we’re searching for up to five of the most promising early-stage mobile tech startups to apply as a TechCrunch Top Pick at Disrupt Berlin 2018 on 29-30 November.
Singapore’s Golden Gate Ventures has announced the close of its newest (and third) fund for Southeast Asia at a total of $100 million. The first hit a first close in the summer, as TechCrunch reported at the time, and now it has reached full capacity.
NASA's newest moon probe has beamed its view of the lunar surface back to Earth for the first time.The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer spacecraft (called LADEE for short) beamed the new moon photos — which NASA released Feb. 13 — to ground controllers on Earth earlier this month.
微软和苹果一直是竞争对手，当然两家公司也有很多惺惺相惜的时候。比如前段时间，微软终于推出了 iPad 版 Office 软件，苹果 CEO Tim Cook 还在推特上推荐，而微软 CEO 也进行了转推。
照例给出pottermore关于守护神咒的链接：POTTERMORE: a unique online Harry Potter experience from J.K. Rowling引用一下与题主问题相关的内容：....
据传 Oculus 正在开发一款动作控制器，未来将用其搭配虚拟现实头盔 Oculus Rift 使用。控制器允许用户通过手势与身体动作实现游戏操作，为其带来更加自然的沉浸式体验。
The dream of competing with major streaming players like Netflix would seem to be over for the Xbox One, with Microsoft clearly focusing more on the gaming side.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/07/18/xbox-entertainment-studios-to-close-by-the-end-of-2014/
从 Passbook 到 TouchID 再到 Apple Pay，苹果将自己的支付体系从线上扩张到线下。 苹果通过整合一系列现有的技术，以及和现有的支付体系进行深入地合作，达到了提升电子支付的体验的目的。到底有多方便？