EU lawmakers to push audio-visual sector on geoblocking

European Union lawmakers are considering whether current rules aimed at limiting the practice of geoblocking across the bloc should be extended to cover access to streaming audio-visual content. Access to services like Netflix tends to be gated to individual EU Member States,

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White House, dark mode: Biden admin refreshes Presidency’s website, vows accessibility

WhiteHouse.gov, the official website for all Presidential actions and efforts, is among the first things to be changed up under the freshly inaugurated President Biden. A fashionable dark mode appeared, a large text toggle for straining eyes,

Monzo founder Tom Blomfield is departing the challenger bank and says he’s ‘struggled’ during the pa

Monzo founder Tom Blomfield is departing the U.K. challenger bank entirely at the end of the month, staff were informed earlier today. Blomfield held the role of CEO until May last year when he assumed the newly created title of president and resigned from the Monzo board. However,

EU chief warns over ‘unfiltered’ hate speech and calls for Biden to back rules for big tech

In a speech to the European Parliament today marking the inauguration of US president Joe Biden, the president of the European Commission has called for Europe and the US to join forces on regulating tech giants,

Joe Biden’s new gig

Investors and businesses should not overlook how quickly President Biden will move on policy – especially as it relates to the future of work and getting the U.S. economy back on track.

Fintech startups and unicorns had a stellar Q4 2020

This morning, as America itself resets, let's take a moment to understand last year just a little bit better as we get into this new one.

MIT develops method for lab-grown plants that eventually lead to alternatives to forestry and farmin

Researchers at MIT have developed a new method for growing plant tissues in a lab – sort of like how companies and researchers are approaching lab-grown meat. The process would be able to produce wood and fibre in a lab environment,

ServiceNow is acquiring Element AI, the Canadian startup building AI services for enterprises

ServiceNow, the cloud-based IT services company, is making a significant acquisition today to fill out its longer-term strategy to be a big player in the worlds of automation and artificial intelligence for enterprises. It is acquiring Element AI, a startup out of Canada.

Moderna claims 94% efficacy for COVID-19 vaccine, will ask FDA for emergency use authorization today

Drugmaker Moderna has completed its initial efficacy analysis of its COVID-19 vaccine from the drug’s Phase 3 clinical study, and determined that it was 94.1% effective in preventing people from contracting COVID-19 across 196 confirmed cases from among 30,000 participants in the study.

Apple on the hook for €10M in Italy, accused of misleading users about iPhone water resistance

Apple’s marketing of iPhones as ‘water resistant’ without clarifying the limits of the feature and also having a warranty that excludes cover for damage by liquids has got the company into hot water in Italy.

大学毕业生开网店可享受小额担保贷款

科技型小微企业招收高校毕业生达到一定比例的,可申请不超过 200 万元的小额贷款,并享受财政贴息。在电子商务网络平台开办“网店”的高校毕业生,可享受小额担保贷款和财政贴息政策。

【观点】社交平台多元化时代的营销云图

编者按:本文经@TopMarketing 授权SocialBeta转载 社交平台有如天下大势,王朝更迭,潮起潮落:从天涯、猫扑等论坛开辟鸿蒙算起,先有人人网击败开心网从一众SNS里脱颖而出坐上社交之王的宝座,随后微博横空出世、攻城略地成长为一代霸主,后来微博社交属性褪去微信又拔地而起……遗憾的是由于种种原因,被寄予厚望的微信没能一统社交江湖,尤其是对于营销人而言。

高中生抢网友手机后欲灌醉对方删除记忆

抢了别人的手机,还逼着对方喝酒,以为对方喝醉了就不会记得被抢劫的事情。广州市从化某重点中学的一名男学生做出了上述荒唐行为。

索尼运营总监:索尼要成为全球前三

iPhone开启的智能手机新时代,与此前诺基亚塞班手机代表的旧时代有很大不同。新时期,用户的选择更加丰富,厂商的竞争则更为激烈。产品体验稍有不佳,用户就会大量流失,转投向对手的产品。

Laura Poitras:赢得Snowden信任的女子

Laura Poitras的纪录片《Citizenfour》将于10月24日公映,名字Citizenfour源自于Edward Snowden联系Poitras时在电子邮件中使用的化名。Poitras是第一位与Snowden建立联系的记者,在曝光NSA大规模监控丑闻的事件中,Poitras一直位居幕后。

大人物也愛自拍?博物館惡搞名畫

近年自拍成爲了熱潮,不同年齡的人也會自拍,不過在幾百年前沒有攝影科技,要獲得自己的影像,就只能夠找來畫家來爲自己畫自畫像。如果他們當年有手機,畫家可能就要失業了。閱讀全文

2 men shot and killed at Muhammad Art Exhibit in Texas

Two men have been shot and killed after open firing at a self-described "free speech event" held by political activist Pamela Geller on SundayThe first annual Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest was held in Texas by Geller's organization, the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI).

音频行业的弄潮儿,蜻蜓、荔枝、喜马拉雅三款软件究竟谁更好?

15年以来,音频行业在整个互联网内吵的风风火火。其中尤以荔枝、喜马拉雅、蜻蜓三家最为知名。 本文就个人的使用和 ...

如何评价迈凯轮所造的超跑,和法拉利比有什么优势和不足呢?

个人认为McLaren做不到明显比lamborghini好。比起Porsche和Ferrari差很多。但它已经拥有高知名度,是出色的跑车品牌我不否认迈凯轮车队的名望。但请脑补这样一个假设:红牛车队制作了一个跑车,你是什么反应?

关于幸福的人生思考之三幸福之路的积极因素 - koolbing

前两天发布了一篇我的一篇关于人生及心理学的感悟,今天回头一看,没想到引起了众多人的共鸣,我也有点信心,再写几篇此类的文章了,上篇文章主要是通过研读词来探讨人的心理及对存在的理解。这篇文章,关注我们的现实生活。我们这个时代的最伟大的发现就是,人类可以改变他们的心态,来改变他们的生活。 ——威廉 詹姆斯

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