Don’t hold your breath for the moon

In the house in which I grew up, a single framed newspaper front page loomed over us. “MAN ON MOON“, it declared jubilantly, in an enormous, suitably momentous typeface. Subheadings included “‘It’s very pretty up here … a fine, soft surface’” and, of course, “A giant leap for mankind.

What It Will Take for Humans to Live on the Moon

The last time we put a human on the moon was 1972, over four decades ago. Since then we’ve learned a lot about it. Our probes and robots have revealed it’s a harsh, barren space boulder with a nightmarish environment. But, you know what else we’ve learned? Read more...

How To Climb Big Cliffs Without Ropes And Not Die

Rock climbing can be divided into a crazy mess of sub-genres: top-roping, sport, trad, and about a thousand too bizarre to name. But they almost all rely on ropes to catch you if you fall. There is, however, another way: severing the nylon umbilical, and climbing rope-free above water instead.

Be Your Own Action Hero

It’s Action Hero Week on Gizmodo and IO9 right now; a fun look at at the the tough guys we all like to watch in movies and on TV. But you don’t have to watch that stuff and look on in envy, you can be one of those heroes. Here’s how. Read more...

How I learned to stop worrying and love the Windows Phone 8.1

Of all the mobile platforms out there, Windows Phone 8.1 was literally the absolute last option I ever thought I would land upon. I had a burning hatred for Windows on the mobile side.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/07/15/how-i-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-the-windows-phone-81/

Why Miracle Drugs Exist But You Can’t Have Them

It's supposedly getting easier for innovative drugs for rare diseases like Duchenne muscular dystrophy to reach the market. So why, asks Andy Extance, is hesitancy still proving devastating to desperate families?Read more...

Every Single Doctor Who Story, Ranked from Best to Worst

This weekend, Doctor Who returns, continuing a rich history of time travel and wild adventures. But which of the over 250 Doctor Who stories is the best, and which is the worst? Here’s our stab at ranking every single Doctor Who story, in order of quality.Read more...

D-Wave partners with NEC to build hybrid HPC and quantum apps

D-Wave Systems announced a partnership with Japanese industrial giant NEC today to build what they call “hybrid apps and services” that work on a combination of NEC high-performance computers and D-Wave’s quantum systems.

The $100M ARR club

Hello and welcome to a lightweight series I’m writing while I recapture my footing at TechCrunch. It’s lovely to be back, and I’m excited to chat about what’s going on with private companies, public markets and the space between the two. I wonder what the average revenue (trailing,

Apple’s new parental controls can limit who kids can call, text and FaceTime and when

An update to Apple’s iOS operating system, out today, will give parents a new set of tools to fight back against kids’ iPhone addiction. With the release of iOS 13.3, parents will for the first time be able to set limits over who kids can talk to and text with during certain hours of the […]

Zetwerk, an 18-month-old Indian B2B marketplace for manufacturing items, raises $32M

Zetwerk, an Indian business-to-business marketplace for manufacturing items, has closed a significantly large financing round as it scales its operations in the nation and also helps local businesses find customers overseas.

Daily Crunch: Away’s CEO is stepping down

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1.

An iOS bug in AirDrop let anyone temporarily lock-up nearby iPhones

Apple has fixed a bug in iOS 13.3, out today, which let anyone temporarily lock users out of their iPhones and iPads by forcing their devices into an inescapable loop. Kishan Bagaria found a bug in AirDrop, which lets users share files from one iOS device to another.

Is your startup protected against insider threats?

We’ve talked about securing your startup, the need to understand phishing risks and how not to handle a data breach. But we haven’t yet discussed one of the more damaging threats that all businesses large and small face: the insider threat.

Week in Review: The one-way web and Elon Musk’s Neuralink

Hello, weekenders. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on TechCrunch this week to surface my favorites for your reading pleasure. Last week,

Watch Patrick Stewart grow bored of his winery in first ‘Star Trek: Picard’ trailer

Yes, Captain Jean-Luc Picard is indeed coming back. We knew this from previous announcements, but CBS All Access turned heads at this year’s San Diego Comic Con with an actual trailer of Sir Patrick Stewart Picarding his heart out. He says “engage!” for god’s sake.

NASA’s Orion crew capsule is officially complete and ready to prep for its first Moon mission

NASA’s 50th anniversary celebrations weren’t limited to just remembrances of past achievements – the space agency also marked the day by confirming that the Orion crew capsule that will bring astronauts back to the Moon for the first time since the end of the Apollo program is ready for its first trip to lunar orbit,

Ruel Pascual插画作品

Ruel Pascual,美国插画师,现居旧金山,曾在皮克斯、迪士尼工作,官方网站:http://www.ruelpascual.com

EMC unleashes XtremIO for performance-hungry workloads

The new capabilities are claimed to deliver better support for consolidated, virtualised and performance-hungry workloads, as well as more scale and improved capacity efficiency.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/07/08/emc-unleashes-xtremio-for-performance-hungry-workloads/

Swatch智能手表将走独立研发之路 明年发布

Swatch明年将推出自己独立研发的智能手表产品来与高科技公司所谓的可穿戴设备进行竞争。目前,这一市场的潜在估值已达930亿美元。这家世界上最大的钟表制造商认为智能手表带来的是契机而不是威胁。

Beyoncé, John Legend and Common deliver moving Grammys performance

Beyoncé was the savior of the Grammy AwardsAfter slogging through a more than three-hour long telecast, Queen B appeared on stage like an angel, clad in a spectacular white shimmering gown, and belted out a powerful rendition of "Precious Lord, Take My Hand." See also:

IKGH宣布2015年第四季度和全年财务业绩

香港--(美国商业资讯)--通过旗下子公司和相关推广实体(作为贵宾厅博彩推广公司与合作者)开展经营的Iao Kun Group Holding Company Limited (简称“IKGH”,NASDAQ:IKGH)今日宣布了截至2015年12月31日未经审计的第四季度和全年的财务业绩。所有金额以美元列示。请参阅公司将于2016年3月向美国证券交易委员会提交的20-F表格年度报告,查看截至2015年12月31日经审计的全年完整财务报表以及相关信息披露。  

15名顶尖无人机专家对无人机产业未来发展的预测

感谢angiin的投递过去几年里无人机的应用在全球有了爆炸性的发展,似乎每天都会有新的创新出现。几十年来航拍都是无人机最流行的应用,无人机航拍为人们提供了一种无可取代的拍摄角度。像大疆与昊翔这样的无人机企业取得了巨大的投资,他们带动了私人使用的无人机的大发展,在市场上也占据了主导地位。

Fitbit超越Apple Watch 成亚马逊最畅销智能手表

网易科技讯 4月6日消息,据财经网站MarketWatch报道,在电商网站亚马逊上,Fitbit公司的新款智能手表卖得比苹果Apple Watch好。公司这款名为Blaze的智能手表目前排在亚马逊智能手表类产品畅销榜首位,超过了售价34 ... ...

小微律政获复星昆仲、58同城A轮数百万美元投资,标准化挖掘泛法律服务市场

36 氪近日获悉,小微律政已于近日完成了数百万美元的 A 轮融资,投资人包括复星昆仲资本、58 同城高管等。“眼下刻不容缓的工作,是用互联网的方式把人从手工化的工作中解放出来,而且让真正的人才回到这个行业。” 创始人兼 CEO 王芬说。小微律政于 2014年 底创办,起步是由企业的工商登记注册类业务开始,王芬将其描述为 “泛法律服务”。随着国家对双创的鼓励,中小企业大量出现,这类泛法律服务的需求快速增加,也相应出现了多问律师、快法务、米律等一系列专注为中小企业提供法律服务的创业公司。不过,这个领域仍然存在着很大的市场空白。

Kylie and Tyga’s latest Instagram madness will make you question everything

Just as we were starting to accept Tyga and Kylie's breakup, they threw us through some diamond-encrusted hoops on Instagram.SEE ALSO: In memoriam: Kylie Jenner and Tyga's kontroversial loveThe first clue that something is going on: early this morning,

New Plastic Coating Will Let You Get Every Last Drop of Shampoo Out of the Bottle

Getting that last bit of shampoo or detergent out of a bottle is a total pain in the ass. Researchers have now engineered a surface coating that allows thick and soapy products to slide right out—meaning you’ll never have to store your shampoo bottle upside down ever again. Read more...

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