Pair Eyewear, the customizable glasses brand for kids, has today announced the close of a $1 million Seed round, with investors including Corigin Ventures, Outbound Ventures, Precursor Ventures, and Bolt Ventures. The company has a simple premise: Pair sells affordable glasses to children.
Brooks Rainwater Contributor Share on Twitter Brooks Rainwater is the director of the Center for City Solutions and Applied Research at the National League of Cities. More posts by this contributor As tasks wane,
Microsoft announced plans to shut down HockeyApp and replace it with Visual Studio App Center. The company acquired the startup behind HockeyApp back in 2014. And if you’re still using HockeyApp, the service will officially shut down on November 16, 2019.
You may not have heard of ByteDance, but you probably know its red-hot video app TikTok, which gobbled up Musical.ly in August. The Beijing-based company also runs a popular news aggregator called Jinri Toutiao, which means “today’s headlines” in Chinese, and the app just assigned a new CEO.
William ("Whurley") Hurley Contributor Share on Twitter William Hurley, commonly known as whurley, is an American entrepreneur and the founder of Chaotic Moon Studios, Honest Dollar, and Equals: The Global Partnership for Gender Equality in the Digital Age.
WhatsApp already ruined Snapchat’s growth once. WhatsApp Status, its clone of Snapchat Stories, now has 450 million daily active users compared to Snapchat’s 188 million. That’s despite its 24-hour disappearing slideshows missing tons of features including augmented reality selfie masks,
A steep and rapid rise in tourism has left behind a wake of economic and environmental damage in cities around the globe. In response, governments have been responding with policies that attempt to limit the number of visitors who come in.
According to a new report from Thurott, Microsoft has been working on a new console in the Xbox One family. This cheaper model could play regular Xbox One games, but there would be no Blu-Ray drive. This move would lower the price of the entry-level Xbox One.
Gjemeni, pronounced Gemini, is a new furniture-on-demand service from founder Sean Pathiratne. The company offers decidedly tech-forward furniture that comes in a single box and can be assembled by anyone in a few minutes.
eBay today launched a new service to help users unload their old smartphones on its online marketplace. With eBay Instant Selling, as the service is called, consumers can list their device info, add images,
Minds, a decentralized social network, has raised $6 million in Series A funding from Medici Ventures, Overstock.com’s venture arm. Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne will join the Minds Board of Directors. What is a decentralized social network? The creators, who originally crowdfunded their product,
Boeing’s secure smartphone has been fully detailed after an FCC filing revealed its imminent arrival yesterday, and the Android device seems like an unusual, and mission-specific gadget. With a 4.3-inch 960×540 display, LTE, a dual-core 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex A9 processor, Bluetooth 2.
mpicpp Points out this story about Seattle City Light's anger over negative search results and its inability to get them removed. Seattle's publicly-owned electrical utility, City Light, is now demanding a refund for the $17,500 that it paid to Brand.
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Star Trek's tricorder is up there with flying cars and hoverboards as one of those futuristic inventions that always just seems a few years away . We're not quite there yet, but this sensor, which can diagnose diseases from a single drop of blood, is a pretty massive baby step. Read more...
LONDON — The tragic events of 9/11 will be revisited in a new opera opening this month in London.Between Worlds by English composer Tansy Davies tells the story of six people trapped high up in the World Trade Center.See also: Haunting NASA Photo Shows NYC From Space on 9/11The opera,
It’s safe to call Pandora co-founder Tim Westergren a musical genius. He’s an award-winning composer, musician and record producer with over 20 years of experience in the music industry, and he helped put together one of the top music streaming services in the world.
Ex Machina looks unlike any science fiction film you’ve seen lately. Its mostly subterranean location is opulent and claustrophobic—and then there’s Ava, the eerily beautiful robot. Check out an exclusive clip from the DVD’s special features,
随着 iOS 9 正式版即将推出，iOS 8 的安装率可能会受到影响。根据 App Store 近日公布的数据显示，目前 iOS 8 的安装率达到了 86%，iOS 7 的安装率则为 13%。一个月前，iOS 8 的安装率为 85%。