Backed by over $200 million in VC funding, Kobalt is changing the way the music industry does business and putting more money into musicians’ pockets in the process. In Part I of this series, I walked through the company’s founding story and its overall structure.
There were the times when it seemed like Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger might be the last Hollywood executive standing. Yes,
If virtual worlds are so enticing, why haven’t we already shifted to them as our online social hubs? The thought of virtual worlds for socializing evokes Second Life (launched in 2003), where users created unique avatars to socialize, build and trade with each other.
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The Geneva Motor Show is the latest trade show to cancel over fears of the coronavirus. The Swiss auto show is one of the largest car shows in the world and is usually the venue where high-end and exotic auto makers roll out new models and wild concepts. The show, like most auto shows, is […]
A 9-year-old is smashing the shuttle far and wide, and frantically pacing back and forth on the court in Bangalore, India, as her competition refuses to back down. Her rival is not a human. She is playing against a machine that is mimicking the game of badminton legend P.V. Sindhu,
Amazon Web Services has entered a partnership with Safaricom — Kenya’s largest telco, ISP and mobile payment provider — in a collaboration that could spell competition between American cloud providers in Africa. In a statement to TechCrunch,
After claiming that it would only sell its controversial facial recognition software to law enforcement agencies, a new report suggests that Clearview AI is less than discerning about its client base. According to Buzzfeed News, the small,
Mark Hurd, one two CEOs leading the software giant Oracle, is taking a leave of absence owing to health reasons, he told employees in a letter today. Oracle has not specified what Hurd’s health issue is or how long he is expected to be away. Hurd joined Oracle nine years ago,
At its big press event yesterday, Apple announced that its TV+ streaming service would cost $4.99 per month and a launch date on November 1. But it’s supposed to be available in more than 100 countries, so what does that pricing look like outside the United States?
The BBC and Quibi are partnering to make a new daily international news show for millennials. The two companies said that the new programming, which will be featured as part of Quibi’s “Daily Essentials” programming,
sciencehabit writes China's Ministry of Agriculture has decided not to renew biosafety certificates that allowed research groups to grow genetically modified (GM) rice and corn. The permits, to grow two varieties of GM rice and one transgenic corn strain, expired on 17 August.
Pan Am ceased to exist 23 years ago, but the defunct airline enjoys a dedicated cult following—whose fixation with the past that doesn't seem quite so odd when considered in light of the stinky, knee-obsessed , genital-groping present of air travel. Now, for roughly what it costs to fly to Ft.
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据微博著名的爆料达人近日发表的微博称，三星公司正研究模拟萤火虫的OLED技术，而萤火虫有着生物界最高的发光效率。微博截图相关资料显示，萤火虫有专门的发光细胞，在发光细胞中有两类化学物质，一类被称作萤光 ... ...
iPhone 7 和 iPhone 7 Plus 并不是苹果在今年秋季仅有的新上市产品，还有 Apple Watch Series 2 以及它的各种高大上表带。为了给 iPhone 7/7 Plus 上市造势，苹果最近几天已经连续发布电视广告，现在轮到为 Apple Watch Series 2 宣传了。威锋网注意到，一则由苹果打造的 Apple Watch Series 2 爱马仕电视广告已于近日曝光。 为何说“曝光”？那是因为苹果官方并没有发布这支广告。