Things are getting pretty strange out there. Roughly a year ago I wrote a post entitled “This Industry Is Completely Ridiculous.” Since then, as you probably already know, our world has gotten even more surreal. If anything the ridiculousness is accelerating.
OurPeople, the U.K. startup that’s built a team communication and engagement platform for desk-less workers, has raised $2 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is Alpine Meridian, an investment firm that specialises in digital media, e-commerce and healthcare,
Zetwerk, an Indian business-to-business marketplace for manufacturing items, has raised $21 million in a new financing round as it looks to scale its operations in the nation and help local businesses find customers overseas.
Two days after India blocked 59 apps developed by Chinese firms, Google and Apple have started to comply with New Delhi’s order and are preventing users in the world’s second largest internet market from accessing those apps. UC Browser, Shareit,
ZenGo, a startup that is building a mobile cryptocurrency wallet, has discovered a vulnerability in some of the most popular cryptocurrency wallets, such as hardware wallet Ledger, BRD and Edge. Named BigSpender,
Facebook is no longer betting on Lasso, an app it launched a year and a half ago, to take on TikTok . The social juggernaut’s TikTok clone is shutting down on July 10, Facebook said. Launched in late 2018, Lasso was seen as Facebook’s answer to TikTok that’s gained ground with young users,
Self-driving trucks startup TuSimple laid out a plan Wednesday to create a mapped network of shipping routes and terminals designed for autonomous trucking operations that will extend across the United States by 2024. UPS, which owns a minority stake in TuSimple, carrier U.S. Xpress,
Questionable stories on COVID-19 from state-backed outlets in Russia, China, Turkey, and Iran are being shared more widely than reporting by major news organizations around the world, according to Oxford analysts. French German,
Jesse Draper, the daughter of VC Tim Draper and former Nickelodeon star, grew up right in front of everyone on the Internet. She started The Valley Girl Show as a web series in her parents’ garage in her early 20’s. It was full of hula hoops, pink and what some have called “ditzy” antics.
Robot domination may have just taken another step forward.Just as venture capital investment in robotics are beginning to take off, the granddaddy of consumer robotics companies, iRobot, is launching a venture capital firm. Read More
We’re at the end of another big week for the tech industry, so Alex Wilhelm, Kyle Russell and I gathered ’round the big white table for CrunchWeek, the TechCrunch TV show in which we roundup the biggest and most interesting news stories of the past seven days.In this episode,
Velcroman1 (1667895) writes "Michael Ramsay and Jim Barton created a revolution with TiVo, a device that challenged the notion that we had to watch TV shows when they aired. And they hoped to do it again with Qplay,
Saskatchewan has been a coal-powered province for years, its Boundary Dam power plant burning the most polluting forms of lignite since 1959. But thanks to a modern retrofit, Boundary Dam now serves as the demarcation line between dirty and clean Canadian coal power.Read more...
Pop star Katy Perry has been having a pretty rough time since arriving in Australia.It all went downhill when she tried to visit Obelisk Beach in Mosman, Sydney on Saturday. As celebrities of this calibre aren't a regular occurrence in Australia,
Predix 是一款新上架 Cydia 的插件，它可以帮你预测你手机何时能够充满电或者何时电量将被耗尽。这款插件会在屏幕中间显示电池百分比水平图标以提醒用户。
苹果和 IBM 联合打造的首批“移动为先”企业解决方案已经上线，虽然目前还没有官方数据指出这些应用在企业领域内部署率，但是业界已经有对此发出好评的声音。
在今日 Google I/O 中也重推出及強化了其 VR 裝置 CardBoard，推出適合現時大手機 Size 的版本以及支援 iOS。 此外 Google 也推出 VR 計劃 JUMP，可讓用戶更方便地親身拍攝 360 度的 VR 影像。
这周末体验了一下挺火的Docker技术，简单记录学习笔记。>Docker是干什么的Docker 是一个基于Linux容器(LXC-linux container)的高级容器引擎，基于go语言开发，源代码托管在 Github 上, 遵从Apache2.0协议开源。
在10月21日举办的新品发布会上，魅族科技为我们来带了“金属潮流民主化”的青年良品“魅蓝Metal”。该机采用了5.5英寸@1080p的2.5D LTPS屏幕，MTK Helio X10八核处理器、2GB LPDDR3 RAM + 16/32GB ROM（支持microSD扩展）。此外还有前置500万/后置1300万像素摄像头，配备了mTouch 2.1指纹传感器、3140mAh电池，并且提供了白、金、灰、蓝、粉5种配色。