Two years ago, Boston Dynamics’ humanoid robot ATLAS needed a big ol’ safety tether to shuffle its way down a flat hiking trail. Now it’s casually leaping up and over obstacles that would leave many humans huffing and puffing.
Spending on artificial intelligence systems in the Asia-Pacific region is expected to reach $5.5 billion this year, an almost 80 percent increase over 2018, driven by businesses in China and the retail industry, according to IDC. In a new report,
Like any ambitious cloud infrastructure player, Digital Ocean also recently announced a solution for running Kubernetes clusters on its platform. At KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe in Barcelona, the company today announced that Digital Ocean Kubernetes is now generally available. With this release,
Despite disappointing many longtime fans of the show, the “Game of Thrones” series finale set a new record for HBO as the most viewed episode in the network’s history. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the episode reached 13.6 million viewers during its initial airing on Sunday night,
I spent much of last week at blockchain conferences, and I’m about ready to never hear the word again. This despite the fact I’ve been supporting decentralized software, as a counterweight or at least alternative to the growing power of governments and megacorps, for years now.
IPO-bound Postmates is under fire right now after making some changes to its payments structure for its delivery workers. Organizers at Working Washington say these changes can reduce pay for typical jobs by up to 30 percent. Up until this past weekend,
GM is scaling back its Maven car-sharing company and will stop service in nearly half of the 17 North American cities it operates in. A spokesperson who confirmed Maven was shutting down in some cities, without identifying the location or number that will remain,
Snap has another appointment in the apt saga of the its ephemeral CFOs. Four months after losing its CFO Tim Stone following a reported “personality clash” between Stone and CEO Evan Spiegel, Snap has promoted its VP of Finance Derek Andersen to the role, the company said Monday.
Bird, the scooter sharing startup founded by former Uber VP of International Growth Travis VanderZanden, has brought on a couple of former Uber employees to the flock. Joining as Bird VP and Head of Finance, is Dennis Cinelli,
The advantage of entering an emerging market is that the market still has a lot of empty space to fill, and as a startup you can be the first player. Kazakhstan might not be the first country that comes to mind when you think of overseas expansion. However,
This time instead of exposing users’ data, a Facebook bug erased it. A previously undisclosed Facebook glitch caused it to delete some users’ Live videos if they tried to post them to their Story and the News Feed after finishing their broadcast.
Bloomberg is reporting that HTC will unveil the first of three new pieces of wearable technology to carriers at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week.Read more...
Facebook has announced plans to purchase Oculus VR, the company behind the Rift headset, for around $2B in cash and stock. This includes $400 million in cash and 23.1 million shares of Facebook common stock. “I’m excited to announce that we’ve agreed to acquire Oculus VR,
An anonymous reader writes "A new report from the Modern Language Association focuses on the decline of Ph.D. programs in the humanities over the past several years. "These programs have gotten both more difficult and less rewarding: today, it can take almost a decade to get a doctorate, and,
人们常常说人艰不拆，可是偏偏有那么些人，执着于“人艰不拆我非要拆”的真相。 人生虽已如此艰难，有的事情也还是得 […]
You never know where you'll be when nature calls.The pilot on British Airways flight BA105 to Dubai decided to turn the plane around and go back to London on Thursday after an overwhelming smell of poop filled the cabin.See also:
The Surface 3 is one of the most anticipated Microsoft made devices so far this year. The next iteration of the “tablet that can replace your laptop” is slightly smaller and lighter than its Surface Pro 3 cousin and there’s a new video advertisement showing it off.As for the advert itself,