The road to smart city infrastructure starts with research

Distributed ledger technology (DLT), when applied correctly, can do for a city's infrastructure what existing technologies cannot.

The Netherlands: A Look At The World’s High-Tech Startup Capital

It’s a fascinating time to take stock of startup innovation in the Netherlands, a rare turning point where you can watch the hard work of the past give way to the immense promise of the future. Behind London and Berlin,

Connected Car Security: Separating Fear From Fact

We have a love affair with our cars. We equate them with independence and romance. We spend hours washing, waxing and restoring them. As a portion of total consumer credit, we spend more on car loans than we do on home mortgages. So when researchers claim they can remotely control our cars,

The Rise of Automated Cars Will Kill Thousands of Jobs Beyond Driving

The following excerpt is from Martin Ford’s new book Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future. He’ll be here to answer your questions about our automated future at 1-2pm EST today.Read more...

Turning Water Problems Into Business Opportunities

California Governor Jerry Brown recently imposed mandatory water restrictions to combat severe drought that “demands unprecedented action.” Many investors have grown familiar with the global trends changing in the way water is supplied, transported, treated and used. Those mega-trends, however,

What is Concrete?

The most popular man-made material isn’t steel, plastic, or aluminum — it’s concrete. But what the heck is concrete, really? That may sound like a silly question, but most of us don’t actually know. Do you? If not, read on, because we have the answer.Read more...

Samsung vice chairman Jay Y. Lee sent back to prison in bribery case

Samsung Electronics vice chairman Jay Y. Lee is back in prison following a retrial of his 2017 conviction in a bribery case that helped lead to the downfall of former South Korean president Park Guen-hye. The Seoul High Court sentenced Lee to 30 months on Monday.

Goama lets developers integrate a social gaming platform into their apps

Goama (also known as Go Games) lets developers quickly integrate social games into their apps. Some of Goama’s clients have used it for promotional campaigns, while others rely on the platform, which introduces new games every week, to add a full-fledged gaming function to their app. The startup,

Twitter is bringing Moments to Indian social app Dailyhunt

Five years after its launch, Twitter Moments is growing beyond the American social networking platform. On Monday, Twitter said it had partnered with Dailyhunt to bring Moments to the Indian social app.

Flipkart doubles down on rewards program, partners with 5,000 retail outlets in India

Flipkart on Monday launched SuperCoin Pay that its customers will be able to use across thousands of retail stores across the country as Walmart-owned e-commerce giant bets on its loyalty program to win and sustain its user base in the world’s second largest internet market.

Personio raises $125M on a $1.7B valuation for an HR platform targeting SMEs

With the last year changing how (and where) many of us work, organizations have started to rethink how well they manage their employees, and what tools they use to do that. Today,

Startups at CES showed how tech can help elderly people and their caregivers

The COVID-19 pandemic shined a harsh spotlight on the challenges many elderly people face. Older adults are among the highest-risk groups for developing cases that need hospitalization and nursing homes were especially vulnerable to outbreaks. While dealing with COVID-19,

Signal and Telegram are also growing in China – for now

As fears over WhatsApp’s privacy policies send millions of users in the West to Signal and Telegram, the two encrypted apps are also seeing a slight user uptick in China, where WeChat has long dominated and the government has a tight grip on online communication.

Alphabet’s DeepMind achieves historic new milestone in AI-based protein structure prediction

DeepMind, the AI technology company that’s part of Google parent Alphabet, has achieved a significant breakthrough in AI-based protein structure prediction.

As Slack acquisition rumors swirl, a look at Salesforce’s six biggest deals

The rumors ignited last Thursday that Salesforce had interest in Slack. This morning, CNBC is reporting the deal is all but done and will be announced tomorrow. Chances are, this is going to a big number, but this won’t be Salesforce’s first big acquisition.

Materialize scores $40 million investment for SQL streaming database

Materialize, the SQL streaming database startup built on top of the open source Timely Dataflow project, announced a $32 million Series B investment today led by Kleiner Perkins with participation from Lightspeed Ventures. While it was at it,

T-Mobile CEO:黑莓别走我们没有过河拆桥

今年 4 月 1 日,黑莓宣布将于 4 月 25 日起,终止与 T-Mobile 的设备授权协议,这意味着后者将不能销售黑莓的设备。当时我们还为黑莓捏一把汗,认为黑莓正在堵住自己的去路。

Toyota Investigating Hovercars

cartechboy writes: Remember back in the day when we all thought we'd be driving flying cars in the future? Well that clearly didn't happen, though it still might in the future. But somewhere inside Toyota there's a team of engineers who think hover cars might be a thing,




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This Machine Builds Obscure Molecules From Scratch in Hours

This tangle of tubes, bottles and electronics may look a mess—but its appearance belies its impressive abilities. This is a small-molecule synthesizer, a kind of chemical 3D printer, and it can be used to construct the most obscure of molecules from scratch.Read more...

'Game of Thrones' writer penning script for Disney's live-action 'Sword in the Stone'

It's a match made in medieval heavenGame of Thrones writer Bryan Cogman will be writing a script for Disney's latest live-action reboot, The Sword in the Stone.



Monster brussels sprouts are every sprout hater's worst nightmare

LONDON — Love ‘em or hate ‘em, brussels sprouts are a firm fixture of British Christmas fare. This year, the highly controversial brassica has been super sized, and it’s all thanks to the mild weather we’ve been enjoying.

Mulder and Scully hook up in Jimmy Kimmel's 'X-Files' parody

And yes, we mean the real Fox Mulder and Dana ScullyOn Tuesday, Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny visited Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote the long-awaited X-Files reboot, coming to FOX on Jan. 24. In a parody that sends Mulder and Scully to an abandoned government lab in New Mexico,

The Expert Use of Color in Films by Guillermo del Toro

Films by Guillermo del Toro are always worth watching because they’re set in imaginative worlds filled with monsters and creatures and apparently, drenched in color. Quentin Dumas stitched this video together to show how del Toro uses red,

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