Watch this robot fly like a real insect

The DelFly is a super light, super agile robot that flies like a real insect. By using a quad-wing flapping system, this odd little bot can flit, hover, and land like a fruit fly. Part of a research project at the Delft University of Technology, this is the latest version of the DelFly and it […]

These Slithering Modular Snakebots Are the Future of Robotics

A snakebot recently crawled up my leg. The engineers sort of grinned while I grimaced, wondering if I should try to attack it or cry for help, an impulse that comes from watching too many scifi movies, I guess. I expect most robots to destroy me, but these snakebots are designed to do the opposite.

How Dumb Cluster Bombs Are Becoming Heinously Smart

Cluster bombs have a bad rep and for good reasons. Yet, the cluster bomb concept has evolved from the dumbest of dumb bombs into a more targeted and discriminating weapon. One of these new cluster munitions in particular is incredibly complicated, heinously smart and ridiculously effective.

Stung by criticism, Facebook’s Sandberg outlines new plans to tackle misinformation

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,

Technology’s dark forest

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.

The social layer is ironically key to Bitcoin’s security

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.

TechCrunch Conversations: Direct listings

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,

Following a record year, Illinois startups kick off 2019 on a strong foot

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.

Watch builders construct a life-size Chevy truck with 300,000 LEGO bricks

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,

Startups Weekly: Squad’s screen-shares and Slack’s swastika

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,

Netflix’s newest program certifies post-production tools for Netflix Originals

Netflix on Thursday announced a new program aimed at helping Netflix Originals artists and producers select the right tools for delivering their content to its streaming service. With the launch of the Netflix Post Technology Alliance, as the program is called,

Crypto’s second bubble, Juul has 60 days and three Chinese IPOs

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. After a long run of having guests climb aboard each week, we took a pause on that front, bringing together three of our regular hosts instead: Connie Loizos,

The iPhone XR shows Apple admitting 3D Touch is a failure

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.

是的,Instagram也可以变成“淘宝网”

instagram从来都不是一个电商营销的平台,但是由于它先天的功能特点,用来帮助一些小店主进行销售辅助依然可以起到很好的效果。

[图]配2K屏幕 Galaxy S5 Prime版现身三星官网

同往年发布会不同的是三星在推出新旗舰Galaxy S5的时候并未展示包括“Active”或者“mini”等衍生系列,不过除了这些系列之外种种迹象表明公司有望将会推出“Prime”新的衍生系列。

技术面纱下 3亿销售额1.8亿涉黄涉盗版

“我们有错,可能错得还比较严重,给传播不良信息提供便利性的同时,也缺乏对不良信息的有效监管。作为互联网从业者,法律道德的缺失是任何技术创新都无法掩盖的。

揭秘:Google员工年薪有多少?

美国许多高校毕业生都想去谷歌工作,不仅因为谷歌在人们日常生活中发挥的作用越来越重要,其员工的高收入也具有极大的吸引力。   

上线一周年 天猫国际启用.com新域名

亿邦动力网发现,天猫国际日前启用了新域名global.tmall.com,而旧域名tmall.hk目前仍然在使用中。

在考虑买哪支新 Android 手机?问问 Android 吧!

虽然我们 Engadget 平常在作手机评测或报导新闻时,都有提供一些购机建议。可是面对着层出不穷的型号和品牌,小编有的时候都会混淆它们的。

This local news anchor has HAD IT with talking about the Kardashians

Anchorman John Brown, who works for Fox 35 in Orlando, had a true moment of self-discovery when, during a live broadcast, he threw up his hands and walked off the screen at mention of the KardashiansA correspondent on the show brought up Kylie Jenner naming her new pet rabbit "Bruce,

如何获取微观数据?

我们明尼苏达人口中心的 IPUMS International 项目提供了 1982 年和 1990 年的中国人口普查 1% 样本,行政区划具体到地级。此外还有其他 70 多个国家的人口普查数据可以免费下载。

Sprinklr收购Booshaka以提升受众管理能力

高级受众技术和域专长将允许各大品牌提供更具针对性、更有意义以及更为个性化的客户体验 纽约--(美国商业资讯)--全球最为全面的企业社交技术公司Sprinklr, Inc.

Take A Stroll Down Memory Lane As We Revisit The First Annual Crunchies Awards Show

It’s hard to believe the 9th Annual Crunchies will be happening soon. It seems like only yesterday we all gathered in Herbst Theater and celebrated the first Crunchies Awards; little did we know it was the just the first of many successful Crunchies to come. As the 9th Crunchies approaches,

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