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 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,
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.
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.
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,
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。
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...
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。
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。
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。
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
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,