Drone startup Airware crashes, will shut down after raising $118M

Drone operating system startup Airware today suddenly informed employees it will cease operations immediately despite having raised $118 million from top investors like Andreessen Horowitz, Google’s GV, and Kleiner Perkins.

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,

SpaceX announces plan to announce plan to send someone around the moon in planned spaceship

It’s been too long without any kind of outlandish news from any of Elon Musk’s companies, but SpaceX has filled the void with the announcement of a newly redesigned BFR spacecraft and the news that it will fly around the moon with a soon-to-be-named first passenger.

Mobile bank Chime picks up credit score improvement service Pinch in all-stock deal

Chime, the no-fees mobile bank valued at $500 million as of its last round, has put some of its funds to use with its first acquisition. The deal is for Pinch, a startup that was focused on helping millennials and other young adults build better credit.

DC Comics’ streaming service launches tomorrow

Tomorrow is apparently Batman Day. That mostly means promotions from the folks at DC Entertainment and the long awaited launch of the company’s DC Universe streaming service. If nothing else, the site is an interesting mix of multimedia content in a world of video-only sites,

Google 测试饭馆菜单 OneBox

Search Engine Lan发现Google在测试饭馆菜单OneBox,当搜索某些饭馆菜单的时候,就会出现,首先可以按照摘要、前菜、沙拉/例汤、主菜、三明治等选择菜单分类,然后每个分类里标记出了具体的菜名和价格。

Report: Apple Is Negotiating an On-Demand Music Service Like Spotify

Billboard reports that Apple has been talking to record labels about potentially launching an on-demand music service that would compete with Spotify and Beats Music. Read more...    

[视频]苹果键盘Command键替代Apple键背后的故事

Susan Kare作为一名著名的图形设计师,她为之设计过图标的公司可以排成一个字母表,当然其中最知名的公司就是苹果,她是苹果早期麦金塔系统界面的图标设计者之一,为其设计了许多经典图标。

重塑苹果 库克正在走出乔布斯的影响

在担任苹果CEO最初的几年里,蒂姆•库克(Tim Cook)治下的苹果看起来更像是乔布斯时代的延续。然而,在从今年4月底开始的六周时间里,库克突然重拳出击,连续完成了数个大动作,也为苹果打上了鲜明的“库克”烙印。

没有互联网的童年更美好?

对一个 22 岁的美国城市男青年来说,在一个没有网络的环境里度过童年,似乎有点儿不可思议。不过这事儿是实打实的发生在了 Steven Tweedie 身上。

4.8寸720p屏:最新泄露表明三星Galaxy Alpha只是一款低端机

传闻已久的三星Galaxy Alpha——也被称作Galaxy Prime或Galaxy F——或许并非是大家最初所想的那样“高端”,所以也别指望它会被三星拿来PK苹果的iPhone 6了。

Apache Spark技术实战之6 -- spark-submit常见问题及其解决 - 徽沪一郎

编写了独立运行的Spark Application之后,需要将其提交到Spark Cluster中运行,一般会采用spark-submit来进行应用的提交,在使用spark-submit的过程中,有哪些事情需要注意的呢?本文试就此做一个小小的总结。

美国官员认为朝鲜政府参与索尼遭黑客攻击事件

根据 《纽约时报》的报道 ,美国官员表示,他们认为,朝鲜政府参与了对索尼服务器的大规模黑客攻击事件。此次攻击导致了索尼的大量数据泄露,包括电子邮件,以及尚未公开发行的项目。 美国 ABC 网站报道… Read More

Three Reasons Why Your Software Is So Far Behind Schedule

When not opining here on TechCrunch I’m a software engineer for the fine folks at HappyFunCorp (1) and I’m occasionally called on to diagnose and fix projects that have gone horribly wrong (2). The more I do this, the more I notice commonalities among problem projects–“antipatterns,

IPBOX工具可以绕过旧版iOS PIN码10次限制进行自动蛮力攻击

目前黑客市场已经出现一款售价300美元的设备,可能允许攻击者在破解出旧版iOS设备的PIN码,它利用8.1.1 之前的iOS版本当中存在的漏洞,允许无限制的尝试输入PIN码,甚至当用户之前设置了连续尝试10次的限制。

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