Walmart beats on earnings in Q1, with U.S. e-commerce up by 37 percent

Walmart’s investments in e-commerce are paying off. The retailer today announced its U.S. e-commerce sales grew by 37 percent in the first quarter, largely thanks to its booming online grocery business and growth in both the home and fashion categories on Walmart.com.

These free tools blur protesters’ faces and remove photo metadata

Millions have taken to the streets across the world to protest the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed black man killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis last month. Protesters have faced both unprecedented police violence and surveillance. Just this week,

Startups Weekly: The George Floyd protests come home to the tech industry

The tech industry has generally wished that structural discrimination would go away, while pretending that it already has. But technology can be used by anyone for anything. And so,

Indian online travel booking firm Yatra terminates merger deal with Ebix

Indian online travel booking company Yatra has terminated a pending merger agreement with Atlanta-based software firm Ebix and filed a litigation seeking “substantial damages” over alleged breach of deal terms. In July last year, Ebix announced its plan to acquire Yatra,

This Week in Apps: Protests impact app stores, FTC fines app developer, kids’ app trends

This week we're taking a look at how the civil unrest and George Floyd protests played out across the app stores. The events led some apps to surge, and even break records.

Fast-growing Madison Reed is eyeing men’s hair next; “We’re going to blow the doors off that market”

Amy Errett’s company, Madison Reed, sells in-home care color. It may not sound like a glamorous business but, as it turns out, it’s a very durable one, done the right way.

Lidar helps uncover an ancient, kilometer-long Mayan structure

Lidar is fast becoming one of the most influential tools in archaeology, revealing things in a few hours what might have taken months of machete wielding and manual measurements otherwise. The latest such discovery is an enormous Mayan structure, more than a kilometer long, 3,000 years old,

Aukey introduces an extremely compact 100w charger

Let’s talk about chargers. They are, quite possibly, the least exciting thing about a computer. Don’t get me wrong. They’re necessary, obviously. But when was the last time you got really psyched about one? And yet, here I am,

How to see our world in a new light

Startups are ultimately vessels of speculation, of new products, new markets, and innovations the world has never seen. While data and information are important components for exploring the frontiers of the possible, perhaps the best way is through stories and fiction,

SugarCRM moves into marketing automation with Salesfusion acquisition

SugarCRM announced today that it has acquired Atlanta-based Salesfusion to help build out the the marketing automation side of its business. The deal closed last Friday. The companies did not share the purchase price. CEO Craig Charlton, who joined the company in February,

Anchor’s new feature lets listeners leave voice messages for podcast hosts

February’s acquisition of Anchor was a savvy move on Spotify’s behalf. It’s a clever and rapidly growing company that will help the music service get a big leg up in its bid to build podcast operation. For the looks of it, however,

世界最大单口径射电望远镜FAST正式实施安装

国家重大科技基础设施、由我国建造的世界最大的单口径射电望远镜“500米口径球面射电望远镜(FAST)”开始实施望远镜反射面索网现场安装。据介绍,FAST索网结构的一些关键指标远高于国内外相关领域的规范要求。

An iPad App To Make All Your Selfies Go 3D

Itseez3D, the first app to partner with computer vision technology company Occipital, can turn any picture you take with your iOS camera into a 3D object. Naturally, I made one of the good sir Alex Wilhelm: And somehow I was convinced to get one of me as well: Note:

[视频]GoPro带你第一人称感受“冲动”的汪星人

虽然中秋将至,但室外的气温仍然非常适合到沙滩玩耍。早前就有人带着拉布拉多一起去海滩“放风”,并且将 GoPro 放在它身上,拍摄它一路冲往海滩的情景。

专家呼吁加快电子商务立法

按照官方部署的日程,2014年末将形成针对中国电子商务的立法大纲。20日,有学者呼吁,消费者权益保护应成立法重点。作为传统经营在互联网上的实现,电子商务近年来在中国高速发展。

苹果运动相机专利致 GoPro 股价暴跌

苹果在专利文件描述中特意戳了 GoPro 相机的软肋,即安装于运动设备上时,不仅会导致风阻过大,相机本身还容易因震动受损。而苹果自家的相机可与运动设备完美对接,甚至可在水底拍照和录音。

Richard Stallman反对Emacs支持LLVM调试器

GNU Emacs作者、自由软件基金会主席Richard Stallman(RMS)反对Emacs的Grand Unified Debugger (Gud.el)支持LLVM的LLDB调试器。RMS在许多年前就退出了Emacs的开发,但他仍然密切关注Emacs。

用路虎改造的无人驾驶汽车竟然长这样儿

无人驾驶汽车现在已经不仅仅是停留在构建美好蓝图的阶段了,许多组件已经拥有了一些固有的标准配置,比如激光雷达传感器等,但是只是暂时没有明确的设计而已。

“金蛋理财”可能是互联网金融圈最“懂”用户的理财产品

如果在应用商店里搜索“理财”二字,你会获得上千条结果,而你手机里肯定装过不止一个理财应用(包括支付宝和微信支付)。但是,除了能让你的钱生息,这些理财应用真的懂你吗?

These are the Minerals That Give Fireworks Their Colors

If you want beautiful fireworks bursting in the sky, you’re going to need to mine the Earth first. Here’s the geology of the minerals that give fireworks their vibrant colours.Read more...

途牛出境游“第二人半价” 暑期出游两人更优惠

北京和上海2015年7月20日电 /美通社/ -- 进入7月中旬,暑期旅游高峰期也已经到来,以出境游为主的暑期游市场预订火爆。从7月20日开始,途牛旅游网特别针对广大出境游用户,推出“第二人半价”的主题促销活动。

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