WW launches Kurbo, a hotly debated ‘healthy eating’ app aimed at kids

Kurbo Health, a mobile weight loss solution designed to tackle childhood obesity which was acquired for $3 million by WW (the rebranded Weight Watchers), has now relaunched as Kurbo by WW — and not without some controversy. Pre-acquisition,

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,

Demonstrating 15 contact tracing and other tools built to mitigate the impact of COVID-19

With the goal of helping the public, and state and local governments, better understand the privacy and security features of leading applications, we’re sharing the information and demos we gathered from the teams building these applications.

The accelerating digital transformation, redux

Earlier this week, TechCrunch covered a grip of earnings reports showing that some companies helping other businesses move to modern software solutions are seeing accelerated growth. Inside the Software as a Service (SaaS) world, this is known as the digital transformation.

TaxProper raises $2M to automate getting your property taxes lowered

If you own your home, how much do you pay for property taxes? Too much? Sounds about right. If you disagree with how much you’re paying in property taxes, you can appeal the assessment. Most people don’t, though — perhaps because they are unaware they can,

Uber could lose its Grubhub deal to Just Eat or Delivery Hero

According to CNBC there are two suitors rivaling Uber for purchase of U.S. food delivery company Grubhub: Just Eat Takeaway (the union of Just Eat and Takeaway) and Delivery Hero. Both are European companies perhaps looking for a major entry to the United States market.

Credit Karma glitch exposed users to other people’s accounts

Users of credit monitoring site Credit Karmas have complained that they were served other people’s account information when they logged in. Many took to a Reddit thread and complained on Twitter about the apparent security lapse. “First time logging in it gave me my information,

Artificial intelligence can contribute to a safer world

Matt Ocko Contributor Share on Twitter Matt Ocko is co-Managing Partner and co-founder of DCVC (Data Collective). Alan Cohen Contributor Share on Twitter Alan Cohen is an operating partner at DCVC. We all see the headlines nearly every day.

Making sense of the WeWork S-1 (or trying to)

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.

Calls for VA Secretary Shinseki's Resignation Mount After New Allegations

A growing wave of politicians have called on Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign following a report from the Department of Veterans Affairs inspector general's office that turned up a fresh set of fraud allegations against the organization.See also:

Government appoints Dr Ros Altmann as Business Champion for Older Workers

Altmann, the former Director General of Saga, has been tasked with putting forward the case for older workers in the business community, and challenging outdated perceptions.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/07/14/government-appoints-dr-ros-altmann-as-business-champion-for-older-workers/

全新快速充電技術 20 分急充 50% 電

雖然現時有不少研究團隊都開發出快速充電技術,但大多數都仍處於實驗階段,短時間內未能應用得到。不過最近有公司已研發出一種快速充電技術,短時間的充電量比起傳統方法多一倍以上,最快可於明年投入市場。

华硕携VivoTab 8 入8英寸Windows平板阵营

华硕是平板电脑市场的先行者之一,并且在过去的一段时间里售出了大量的设备。但显然,该公司并不希望错过8英寸Windows平板电脑的盛会,于是推出了VivoTab 8新品。

无人驾驶汽车跑出赛车水准 奥迪RS7做到了

谁说无人驾驶汽车非得像谷歌无人驾驶汽车那么呆萌?奥迪 RS7 无人驾驶汽车就是个例外,俨然一副汽车中的高富帅样子。  

一向懂政治的阿里巴巴,这次怎么了?

题图:马云事情大家都知道了:1月23日,工商总局发布了一份网络调查——《工商总局发布2014年下半年网络交易商品定向监测结果》。调查结果显示,淘宝网的样本数量分布最多,但其正品率最低,仅为37.25%。

11 elegant kitchen cinemagraphs that'll pique your appetite

Think of the cinemagraph as the GIF's sophisticated older siblingInstead of a low-grade looping image, cinemagraphs are high-quality photographs with minor, repeating movements. Photographer Daria Khoroshavina has perfected the medium, putting it to good use for her project Kitchen Ghosts.See also:

WhatsApp Web critical vulnerability fixed

WhatsApp have issued fixes for vulnerabilities in its Web app, which could have affected up to 200 millions of its users. The vulnerabilities were discovered by security researcher Kasif Dekel at Checkpoint, and allowed attackers...

两个完全相同的空气开关串联,电路中发生短路,空气开关同时跳还是哪个先跳?

在知乎冲浪,偶然发现了这个问题。先简单回答一下:这里面的知识量很大,是一门很有深度的学问。(1)什么叫做保护的分级和保护的选择性我们来看下图:此图系我用ACAD即时绘制。

宏碁再次发布Chromebase企业会议电脑

众所周知,谷歌旗下有面向教育市场的 Chromebook,凭借姣好的外形,不错的性能以及低廉的价格,Chromebook 迅速在教育市场创下一片天地,并且在学校的人气超过了苹果 iPad。  根据 Futuresource Consulting 发布的最新数据,到今年第三季度在所有向美国学校销售的设备中,谷歌 Chromebooks 已经占据了一半的份额,而 2012 年 Chromebook 的份额不过 1%。可以说这款运行谷歌Chrome操作系统,利用互联网来完成云存储的设备在美国的学校中已经形成了一股潮流。  在抢夺教育市场之余,谷歌还对企业市场有野心,希望在企业市场拥有一席之地。  

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