How can businesses take inspiration from the connected home?

It’s an opportunity rich area that more and more device manufacturers are trying to utilise and one that has endless possibilities – especially for those businesses that can learn from what has already happened within the connected home.

ClosetSpace Brings Fashion Inspiration And Recommendations To Your Smartphone

A new application called ClosetSpace from fashion analytics company Stylitics wants to put a digital closet in your pocket, while also feeding you daily inspirations, outfit suggestions, and more, as well as offering access to a personal stylist for just $25.00. The app, targeting mainly at women,

Home Alone?

Connected devices company Nest, now owned by Google, has been lauded — mostly, it must be said, by the tech press — for turning its attention to the utilitarian devices in your home. The ones no-one loves. The no-frills, 

Transforming The Conversation On Women In Computer Science

Barbie and Mattel made news recently in the world of computer science. While initial reaction to Mattel’sBarbie “I Can Be a Computer Engineer” book focused on all-too-common and inaccurate stereotypes,

Cities As Platforms

Take a look at the last decade’s fastest-growing companies. You’ll notice they have one thing in common: They’re all platforms.YouTube was not the first video-hosting site, but it was the first to disrupt the stagnating online broadcasting model,

Silicon Valley Can Accelerate Social Impact Globally

Silicon Valley’s influence is undeniable but its global impact has always been a passive byproduct of success at home. To make a lasting, material difference, there needs to be a concerted effort to expand its reach in a substantial and sustainable way.For the better part of the last century,

How Tech Titans Know To Pull The Plug On Projects

Not every new idea is destined to be great. Sometimes even the most promising concepts end up in the scrap pile. You probably never heard about Google Here, but the project was so big that Alphabet CEO Larry Page himself made the final decision to abandon it. Aimed at smartphone users,

Backed By $5.5 Million, Laurel & Wolf Brings Interior Design Into The Digital Age

A company taking the interior design industry into the online era, Laurel & Wolf, has now raised $4.4 million in Series A funding for its web-based platform that connects professional designers with customers,

Detour, Andrew Mason’s Audio Tour App, Goes Global And Expands To 6 More Cities

As the summer travel season goes into full swing, a travel app that hopes to give you a new way of experiencing physical spaces is growing. Detour — an immersive city guide app constructed around GPS-triggered audio and smart,

XO Group CEO Michael Steib Talks About Reinventing A 20-Year Old Media Company

XO Group isn’t a company where you’d expect big, dramatic changes — after all, it was founded nearly two decades ago (with seed financing from AOL, which now owns TechCrunch), its flagship wedding planning site The Knot launched in 1997, and it went public in 1999.

Meat Marketplace AgLocal Becomes A Consumer-Facing Subscription Service, Raises Another $1.3 Million

Andreessen Horowitz-backed AgLocal, which began as a marketplace for meat, connecting animal farmers to buyers including top-rated chefs, has now pivoted to become a consumer-facing service. On the new e-commerce site,

Data analytics could be your local council's secret weapon

UK councils find analytics helps improve service provisions as well as reducing costs and allowing better decision-making.

Linus Torvalds returns at the head of Linux

After a month's break, is Linus a changed man?

Mozilla to trial VPN subscriptions within Firefox

Browser will notify users when they're using an unsecured public WiFi.

Best practices for information security and data protection from an outsourcing vendor

In this article, we'll guide you through the most efficient practices and security controls which trusted service providers use to ensure they are adequately prepared to respond to any security-related incidents.

Hardware giants call for chip security story retraction

Amazon and Super Micro claim Bloomberg's story was fake news.

Demystifying recurring revenue: The new norm in subscription

Subscription-based business models have already outpaced traditional businesses in sales and services over the last few years.

How technology is disrupting the property market

Technology is transforming the property market, and change is good.

Superfinance – The merging of mind & machine in finance & procurement

Here, technology is used to consolidate and analyse all finance and procurement information. It also offers insights to the new generation of professionals in their decision-making process and tasks that require abstract thinking rather than computation.

Live chat for service differentiation

Implementing and using it correctly can be a key service differentiator that can deliver a competitive advantage. It also has several key advantages over other customer communication channels.

GDPR has helped cut ad trackers in Europe

The number of ad trackers decreased in Europe while rising in the US.



台媒称Apple Watch已经开始进入量产阶段

根据台湾媒体的报导,苹果在今年10月份发布的智能手表产品Apple Watch已经进入量产阶段。报导称,目前已知Apple Watch的S1芯片封装订单已经被日月光集团获得。

Spotify CEO's two-word response to Apple Music

Spotify's founder and CEO isn't all that impressed with Apple MusicSee also: Spotify tripled its losses in two years. Is music streaming over?As Tim Cook and Jimmy Iovine revealed Apple's music streaming service on Monday, Spotify's Daniel Ek,

克丽:汽车不智能就不可能安全 电子商务三英联合成三国

电商京东阿里三英成三国 汽车变成了小超级计算机 可穿带式第二军团始进入 微软总裁萨提亚即来中国   以上是上周IT业界发生的大事简述,详评如下:  

Carnival cruises will pay $405,000 in settlement over disability discrimination

NEW YORK — The world's largest cruise provider and the Justice Department announced a settlement Thursday regarding access for people with disabilities on 62 ships in the Carnival, Holland America and Princess Cruises brands.Miami-based Carnival Corp. will pay a civil penalty of $55,

CEO Jonathan Jaglom Talks About MakerBot’s Challenges

It’s been an eventful year for 3D printing company MakerBot — it got a new CEO, opened a new factory in Brooklyn’s Industry City and announced multiple rounds of layoffs.




我记得有一期《天天向上》里张柏芝讲述自己养育儿子的心经,提到去玩具店,会让两个儿子挑选自己喜欢的玩具,但是最后告诉他们每次只能在里面选出他们最喜欢的一个。她向他们解释,人生不可能得到所有的东西,你必须得学会选你最珍惜的,并且告诉他们,妈妈说的不就是永远不可能改变。于是两个孩子每次都会很谨慎地挑选自己最喜爱的一个玩具带回家。在这里,张柏芝采用了一个authoritative parenting (权威型)的育儿方式,即是既能和孩子建立亲密的关系,又能对孩子有绝对的权威。


【媒体报导】3月26日消息,据国外媒体报道,微软的AI聊天机器人Tay已经被下线,因其上线仅仅一天就辱骂网友以及发表种族歧视言论。微软研究院企业副总裁彼得李(Peter Lee)周五对人工智能聊天机器人Tay的不当言论致歉 ... ...

New images give clearer look at lost Beagle 2 Mars lander

LONDON — Scientists at University College London have released a series of sharper images of the surface of Mars that show the lost Beagle 2 probe, which was re-discovered in January 2015.SEE ALSO:

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