The Trump administration has a major ask to make of big tech companies. In a meeting at the White House today, officials will ask Amazon, Microsoft, Google and IBM, among others, to make it easier for employees to do stints in the government. It’s a heavy lift, of course,
Last month, I received an invitation to participate in the “Startup Global Design Workshop” hosted by the White House Business Council and Business Forward. The organizations are working on bridging the gap between entrepreneurs and Washington. Currently,
UK AI chip startup Graphcore has announced a $200 million Series D round today that’s jointly led by an existing investor, European VC Atomico, along with new investor Sofina, an investment holding firm. Graphcore says the Series D values the company at $1.7M. We’ve confirmed the valuation is $1.
Clearbanc is disrupting startup funding by providing companies with cash to buy ads in exchange for a revenue share so they don’t have to sell as much equity to venue capitalists.
360 Finance, an online consumer loan platform that spun off from China’s anti-virus service giant 360 Group, has joined a raft of Chinese fintech companies to go public in the U.S. over the last two years. The company priced its initial public offering at $16.50 per share last Friday,
We hear a lot about India’s e-commerce battle between Walmart, which bought Flipkart for $17 billion, and Amazon. But over in the B2B space,
Animoca Brands will produce and publish blockchain-based versions of RollerCoaster Tycoon and Goon Squad worldwide (excluding China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau); the new titles will feature the integration of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The term of the Agreement extends through to 31 March 2022.
Tonsser, the Copenhagen-based startup that offers a “football performance app” aimed at youth soccer players who want to build their own online profile and potentially get discovered by a bigger club, has raised €5.5 million in Series A funding. The round is led by Alven Capital,
YouGov, the international data and analytics group, has acquired ‘social analytics’ startup Portent.IO, a company that it had previously invested in. Terms of the deal remain undisclosed, although I understand the acquisition includes Portent.IO‘s technology, clients and its team,
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.
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,
Just days after the World Cup fans’ last roar echoed across Brazil, EA sports has announced that FIFA 15 will hit UK shelves on 26 September 2014.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/07/15/lionel-messi-storms-fifa-15-official-cover-as-uk-launch-date-revealed/
苹果今天在官方 YouTube 频道上发布了 iPhone 5s 的新广告 "梦想", 主打专业领域应用, 展示了艺术家, 首饰工匠, 医生, 消防员, 兽医, 农民等多名专业人士, 他们是如何使用 iPhone 5s, iOS 应用和外设来完成工作, 或者达成个人梦想.
An anonymous reader writes: Microsoft made news some weeks ago for refusing to hand over customer emails stored on its Dublin, Ireland servers to the U.S. government. The district judge presiding over the case agreed with the government and ordered Microsoft to comply with its demands. On Monday,
華碩在今年 IFA 發表品牌首款搭載 Android Wear 系統的智慧穿戴設備 ZenWatch ，雖不如傳聞中主打超低價，但充滿傳統鐘錶設計的造型仍獲得不少重視外觀設計的使用者的關注；而華碩在最近於台北松山文創園區所舉辦的設計師週活動複製他們在今年米蘭時尚週的展場，展出 ZenWatch 的設計是如何從無到有，到我們所看到的這款準量產品。
hazeii writes Though legal proceedings following the Snowden revelations,
中国保定2015年7月7日电 /美通社/ -- 中国精密泵企业“保定兰格恒流泵有限公司”宣布于7月3日正式更名为“兰格恒流泵有限公司”，公司的 Logo 和标语也随之焕然一新。