Improbable brings its massive multiplayer platform to Unity game engine

As battle royale games like Fortnite pit more players against each other, studios are starting to realize the potential of bringing a massive online audience together at one time. This ambition has always existed, but Improbable, a well-funded startup aiming to enable these vast online worlds,

Startups Weekly: Is Y Combinator’s latest cohort too big?

Plus, e-scooter subscription services are a thing now, the Vision Fund is betting big on autonomous delivery and Facebook almost bought Unity.

Steve Jurvetson tells all: about his new $200 million fund, his new partner, his new shopping list,

Steve Jurvetson is staging a comeback, disclosing today that his new San Francisco-based, early-stage venture firm Future Ventures, has raised $200 million for its debut fund. “It’s good to be back in the saddle again,” says Jurvetson,

Apple acquires talking Barbie voicetech startup PullString

Apple has just bought up the talent it needs to make talking toys a part of Siri, HomePod, and its voice strategy. Apple has acquired PullString, also known as ToyTalk, according to Axios’ Dan Primack and Ina Fried. The company makes voice experience design tools,

Marriott now lets you check if you’re a victim of the Starwood hack

Hotel chain giant Marriott will now let you check if you’re a victim of the Starwood hack. The company confirmed to TechCrunch that it has put in place “a mechanism to enable guests to look up individual passport numbers to see if they were included in the set of unencrypted passport numbers.

Deploy the space harpoon

Watch out, starwhales.

GoTrendier raises $3.5 million to take on Spanish-language fashion marketplaces

Thanks to environmentally conscious young buyers, throwaway culture is dying not only in the U.S.,but also in Latin America — and startups are poised to jump in with services to help people recycle used clothing. GoTrendier, a peer-to-peer fashion marketplace operative in Mexico and Colombia,

Even years later, Twitter doesn’t delete your direct messages

When does “delete” really mean delete? Not always or even at all if you’re Twitter . Twitter retains direct messages for years, including messages you and others have deleted, but also data sent to and from accounts that have been deactivated and suspended. 

Why missing Saudi journalist’s Apple Watch is an interesting, but unlikely, lead

Police investigating the missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi are searching for his Apple Watch to obtain his health and location data before his disappearance. But that may prove impossible, according to new details learned by TechCrunch. The Saudi-born U.S.

Facebook rolls out 3D photos that us AI to simulate depth

What if you could peek behind what’s in your photos, like you’re moving your head to see what’s inside a window? That’s the futuristic promise of Facebook 3D photos. After announcing the feature at F8 in May,

With Cred partnership, PwC wants to help make stablecoins legit

Audit giant PwC is the latest mainstream firm to show new interest in digital currencies. This week it announced a partnership with decentralized lending platform Cred to advise on better standards for stablecoins. While details of the partnership are light,

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设计大师JASPER MORRISON的餐具设计

贾斯珀·莫里森(JASPER MORRISON)是当今最具影响力的工业设计师之一,与其称他为一个设计师,他更愿意称自己是一个atmosphere police,良好空间氛围的创造者。他更在意的是,一件设计是如何影响其周围的环境气氛。

Firms wasting over £1bn per year on Linux-based cloud servers

Linux-based cloud users are overpaying by as much as 50 per cent for their Infrastructure-as-a-Service , according to cloud provider ElasticHosts.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/07/03/firms-wasting-over-1bn-per-year-on-linux-based-cloud-servers/

英国计划将比特币列为合法货币

据经济之声《天下财经》报道,在英国,比特币将被列为合法货币。 英国财务大臣乔治·奥斯本在英国第 39 级金融创新发布会上放出信号表示,英国计划将比特币或其他类似的货币系统作为数字货币合法化。

Opera Mini已登陆WP平台 现beta版可供注册下载

几周前,微软宣布了在Nokia S30+/S40和Asha设备上使用Opera Mini浏览器,取代停止开发的Xpress浏览器。今日,Opera正式宣布将在微软WP平台上推出Opera Mini浏览器。目前用户可以进行注册测试版申请并下载使用Beta测试版。

Digg创始人Kevin Rose的社交新作:Tiiny,“上帝视角”的小妖精

Digg创始人兼Google Ventures合伙人Kevin Rose的新社交产品Tiiny终于上线了,该产品正是Kevin 8月中旬从Google Ventures转为兼职后创立的North Technologies这家公司出品的,该公司专注于移动和社交产品的开发,打算每季度出一款新品,如果某款产品不小心走红,便会单独拉出来成立一家公司。

经济学人: 智能手机将成为“真正的个人电脑”

2007年,当乔布斯在舞台上向人们展示iPhone并宣称“它将会改变世界”的时候,当时的我们可能会认为他在夸大其词,然而在8年后,以iPhone为代表的触屏智能手机已经席卷全球各个角落。

Everywear Games Is A New Finnish Startup Building Games For Apple Watch

Supercell and Angry Birds maker Rovio may grab most of the gaming headlines in Finland, but beyond those two hugely successful companies, there’s what some are calling a second boom in the country’s games industry. So when a new Finnish games studio founded by industry ‘veterans’ launches,

Chris Sacca说:Twitter 要是不听我的话,就等着被 Google收购吧

在今年 Twitter 的投资者年会前,Chris Sacca发布了名为《 What Twitter Can Be》的博文。这篇文章“不经意”地发在了特殊的日子,有问有答,让本来想在年会上发问的投资者一下子闭上了嘴巴。

Apple Watch 'smart fist bumps' shown in Apple patent

Imagine if a simple fist bump with a fellow Apple Watch wearer could enable functions like wirelessly exchanging personal information. No finger taps or screen swiping requiredThat's the future reality envisioned by a new patent filed by Apple and published online last weekSee also:

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