Facebook appoints Treasury’s Kimmitt as lead independent board director

Facebook has filled the lead independent board director role with former Deputy Secretary of the Treasury and U.S. Ambassador to Germany Robert M. Kimmitt. Meanwhile, the CEO of The Cranemere Group Limited Jeffrey D. Zients will not seek re-election to Facebook’s board at the 2020 annual meeting,

Tyto Care raises $50 million as it looks to buy and build new services during COVID-19 demand surge

Tyto Care, the provider of a home health diagnostic device and telemedicine consultation app, said it has raised $50 million in a new round of funding. The round was led by Insight Partners, Olive Tree Ventures, and Qualcomm Ventures,

Restaurant management platform Toast cuts 50% of staff

Last valued at $5 billion, restaurant management platform Toast has joined the sweep of startups laying off employees due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Toast reduced the size of its staff by 50% through layoffs and furloughs, according to a blog post from Toast’s CEO,

Latin America Roundup: Grupo ZAP, Grow Mobility, Wavy get acquired; Credijusto adds $100M; Cornersho

As the world locks down borders and capital flows to brace for the impact of coronavirus, Brazilian startups continue to attract international attention.

This low-flying growth equity firm, with payments and logistics bets, just closed a $255 million fun

Activant Capital, a seven-year-old, Greenwich, Ct.-based growth equity firm that’s still making a name for itself, has managed to secure $255 million in fresh capital commitments, despite that the U.S. economy appears to be headed into a recession.

NASA puts $7M towards long-shot research, from moon mining to solar lenses

NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts program is all about making high-risk, high-reward bets on unique — and sometimes eyebrow-raising — ideas for space exploration and observation. This year’s grants total $7M and include one of the most realistic projects yet.

Jack Dorsey creates $1B COVID-19 relief fund using Square equity

Jack Dorsey announced in a series of tweets today that he is shifting $1 billion in his Square equity to create a fund dedicated to COVID-19 relief. The Twitter and Square CEO is calling the fund Start Small and posting a tally of disbursements and recipients in a public spreadsheet.

Tech shares close down on the day despite roaring start

American equities closed down today, with the major domestic indices all losing ground after a wild trading cycle. After starting the day up sharply higher after strong Monday gains, those gains were erased as the day closed. It was a day of confusing movement; the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite,

Cyber insurer Chubb had data stolen in Maze ransomware attack

Chubb, a major cybersecurity insurance provider for businesses hit by data breaches, has itself become a target of a data breach. The insurance giant told TechCrunch it was investigating a “security incident” involving the unauthorized access to data belonging to an unnamed third-party.

Major automakers Toyota, Honda, FCA extend factory closures

Toyota, Honda and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will not reopen North American factories at the end of the month as planned as the COVID-19 disease spreads and dampens demand for new cars, trucks and SUVs. FCA said Thursday that plants across the U.S. and Canada,

Private tech companies mobilize to address shortages for medical supplies, masks and sanitizer

Startups across the nation and around the world are looking for ways to relieve shortages of much-needed personal protective equipment and sanitizers used to halt the spread of COVID-19. While some of the largest privately held technology companies, like SpaceX and Tesla,

Samsung Galaxy Devices Now Get a Rad Free Music Service Called Milk

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回归传统的黑莓 | 极客早知道 2014 年 3 月 29 日

赢回客户:黑莓将推出高端全键盘智能手机来自 网易科技:黑莓 CEO 程守宗 (John Chen) 在接受采访时表示,黑莓计划在未来 18 个月推出旨在迎合全键盘爱好者的高端智能手机,以期赢回核心的企业和政府客户。

苹果成分红额度最大的标准普尔500强企业

感谢路的投递《巴伦周刊》今天刊登了一篇关于苹果分红的文章,并称该公司为上一季度“分红额度最大的标准普尔 500 强企业”,领先于埃克森美孚和 AT&T。苹果在分红幅度上的领先主要体现在:上一季度苹果将每股收益的 3.

德银上调500彩票网评级至持有 目标价27美元

我们认为,500彩票网正将关注重点转向中等规模的用户。一个通常的观点是,占20%的高端用户带来了商品销售总额(GMV)的80%,这一比例有时甚至达到9:1。

Micro-Lending Is an Alternative to Payday Small Business Loans

Every day, 10% of Claudia Diniz's sales disappear. Opportunity Fund, a nonprofit lender, siphons off the money and treats it as payment on a $35,000 loan Diniz used to stock the shelves of her Los Gatos, Calif.,clothing store. Diniz, 37, loves how easy the process is.

Get a Room Already: Why HBO and Netflix Are Obsessed With Each Other

An earnings call with Time Warner on Wednesday proved a subtle turning point in the growing rivalry between HBO and Netflix: Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes made a somewhat bold move to acknowledge Netflix — by name — as an HBO rival.And never one to shy away from a public comment,

6112万台,小米全年目标达成,但是Q4出货量环比首次出现下滑

雷军今天早上发出微博,宣布小米2014全年出货量达到6112万台。同比去年增长 227%;含税收入 743 亿元,增长 135%。雷军之前多次对外公开表态,小米年度出货量目标是6000万台。看来新成就解锁成功了。

这款设备是路由器和智能家居系统“合体”

如果可能的话,我们希望能够将家里的路由器和智能家居系统合二为一,事实上,这也是Almond背后的创意,这款设备将智能家居中枢系统和路由器融合成为一款产品。  

石油被发现的过程是怎样的?

详细写出来,估计几十本书也写不完。这里简要说一下吧。石油地质第一定律:油气比水轻,在没有阻碍的时候回往上运移,因此找油就是找四周闭合的高点(圈闭)。

Procurify Raises $4M To Make Purchasing Easier For Businesses

Procurify, a Vancouver, Canada-based startup that aims to make purchasing — and the expense reports that go with it — easier for small- and medium-sized businesses, today announced that it has raised a $4 million seed round. Investors in this round include Point Nine Capital,

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