Canceled conferences will force startups to focus on scalable lead generation

Forcing founders to wean themselves off conferences and events as a "go-to" business development tactic might not be a bad thing in the long run.

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,

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,

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,

苹果计划向第三方APP开放Siri API接口?

语音搜索功能若要真正走进人们的生活,就应该能够调用所有的app内资源,无论是在游戏机前、手机上、还是车里,还是针对即将流行起来的可穿戴设备。

Amazon Tests ‘Kindle Unlimited,’ A Netflix For Ebooks And Audiobooks

Amazon might give readers something to get really excited about: A digital ebook and audiobook subscription service that provides Kindle users with all the content they can consume from a potential library of over 600,000 titles for just $9.99 per month. That’s according to this cached link,

俄罗斯黑客在国际黑客圈中地位如何?

先说个事儿:每年的第0x100天,是程序员节,俄罗斯是世界上唯一将该节日批准为官方节日的国家。我认为全世界黑客的主要力量可分四大派:美国、西欧+北欧、东欧、中国。另有以色列等,技术虽高,奈何人数少,难成一派。

An Open Source Pitfall? Mozilla Labs Closed, Quietly

mikejuk writes with this excerpt: When Google Labs closed there was an outcry. How could an organization just pull the rug from under so many projects? At least Google announced what it was doing. Mozilla, it seems since there is no official record,

TinyScreen Lets You Put A Tiny Screen On It

Need to put a tiny screen on your tiny thing? Is it your life’s mission to play Flappy Bird on the smallest device possible? Do you have excellent vision?

[视频]《行尸走肉》回归在即 AMC发布最新预告

当地时间8日,第五季《行尸走肉》在经历冬歇后再度重磅回归。日前,发行方AMC又为剧迷们带来了最新的一支预告。不过,与其说是预告,倒不如说是回顾,随着Maggie哭泣的镜头,我们又重新回到了本季的第一集。

凯基证券:预测2015年iPad销量下降40% 大尺寸或扭转颓势

凯基证券(KGI Securities)在近期发布最新报告显示,苹果公司iPad销量或将在今年迎来史上最大降幅,相比2014年同比下滑约30%左右,凯基证券预测2015年iPad销量约为4400万台到4500万台。

Watch Neil Patrick Harris' incredibly entertaining Oscars monologue

Yaaaaaas, Neil. YaaaaaasWe're not surprised Neil Patrick Harris absolutely slayed the opening monologue for the 87th annual Academy Awards. He kicked off with a race joke — thanks for getting that out of the way,

The Closest Look Yet at Ceres' Many Bright Spots

Earlier this month we discovered that Ceres’ pair of mysterious bright spots were, in fact, not two—they were many, many more . Now, we’ve got the closest look yet of the spots thanks to NASA’s Dawn mission.Read more...

Android设备被指对IPv6支持不佳

IPv4地址空间即将枯竭,但如果没有硬件支持的话IPv6也难以普及起来。运行Google Android系统的设备数以十亿计,今年第一季度出货的智能手机中Android手机就占了78%。然而Android被批评对IPv6支持不佳。

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