Facebook doesn’t want to be the arbiter of decency when it comes to content policy decisions, similar to how it looked to third-party fact checkers rather than becoming an arbiter of truth. Today on a press call with journalists,
The Santa Clara Valley was some of the most valuable agricultural land in the entire world, but it was paved over to create today’s Silicon Valley.
Tigera, a startup that offers security and compliance solutions for Kubernetes container deployments, today announced that it has raised a $30 million Series B round led by Insight Partners. Existing investors Madrona, NEA and Wing also participated in this round.
Non-tracking search engine, DuckDuckGo, is now a little easier to find online after the company acquired the premium generic domain name duck.com — thereby shaving a few letters off its usual URL. This means browsing to duck.com now automatically redirects to DuckDuckGo .com.
Future Family is a startup (and a Disrupt Startup Battlefield alum!) that helps families more easily afford fertility services like IVF and egg freezing. They work with fertility clinics to get the often unpredictable costs set in stone,
Google’s annual Year in Search is more than a digital record of the events, stories and phenomena that captured our attention over 12 months. It’s a reckoning, or computation, on what mattered to society in any given year — and sometimes even signal where it’s headed.
Nvidia is a company that has reached the highest highs and the lowest lows, all in the span of a couple of weeks. TechCrunch is experimenting with new content forms. This is a rough draft of something new – provide your feedback directly to the author (Danny at danny@techcrunch.
Americans are regularly checking a second screen while watching TV, according to a new report from Nielsen which examined the media consumption habits of U.S. adults in the second quarter of 2018. Today, 28 percent of adults say they “sometimes” use a digital device, like a phone or tablet,
Guru, the enterprise-focused information sharing platform, has today announced the close of a $25 million Series B funding led by Thrive Capital, with participation from existing investors Emergence Capital, FirstMark Capital, Slack Fund, and Michael Dell’s MSD Capital.
Only a few years ago, OpenStack was the hottest open-source project around, with a bustling startup ecosystem to boot. The project, which gives enterprises the tools to run the equivalent of AWS in their own private data centers,
Facebook has published the details of 13 historical national security letters it’s received for user data. The embattled social media giant said that the letters dated between 2014 and 2017 for several Facebook and Instagram accounts. These demands for data are effectively subpoenas,
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has revealed his plans to combat underage use of e-cigs and nicotine, which has grown 78 percent among high school students from 2017 to 2018.
Facebook's 57-acre campus at 1 Hacker Way was temporarily sealed off Tuesday night while police investigated a threat that was later declared unsubstantiated and "non-credible." Re/Code called it the "first significant scare" for the $179 billion social network.Read more...
对苹果用户而言，iOS 8的一项新功能将能破坏无处不在的地理位置跟踪。苹果最近公布的iOS 8改变了网络内识别设备的MAC地址处理方式。
A tiny portable scanner that connects wirelessly to phones, tablets and computers has significantly surpassed its goal on Kickstarter. After aiming for $50,000 stretch goal mark it’s hit $236,800 with 2,104 backers. It’s different because it uses photo stitching,
一台可正常运行的Apple I珍贵原版机型正在eBay上竞拍，据报道该台单主板Apple I计算机为1976年生产，原属于前苹果员工Joe Copson所有，之前2012年曾在佳士得拍卖行竞拍，但当时并没有拍出。
Firefox OS 手机策略改变、AdBlock Plus Android 浏览器、悬浮滑板飞行纪录等。...