iFit, a Taiwanese fitness startup and online community (not to be confused with the fitness tracking app iFit), has raised $900,000 in seed funding from Cherubic Ventures, a venture capital firm that focuses on early-stage companies in Taiwan, China, and Silicon Valley.
“The book itself is a curious artefact, not showy in its technology but complex and extremely efficient: a really neat little device, compact, often very pleasant to look at and handle, that can last decades, even centuries. It doesn’t have to be plugged in, activated,
Although it’s not the sexiest of industries, the hefty construction sector in 2018 attracted not only the attention but, more importantly, the dollars of investors.
According to a report from the WSJ, Visa and Mastercard are considering raising interchange fees on card transactions in the U.S. Visa and Mastercard generate most of their revenue from these small processing fees, and it could have implications for merchants and fintech startups.
Uber filed a lawsuit against New York City, The Verge reported. The company wants to overturn New York City’s rule that caps the number of new ride-hailing drivers. Last summer, the city approved legislation that halts the issuing of new licenses to drivers for 12 months.
Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. This is the second edition and seriously people, what happened this week? Too much. Too much! Never heard of TechCrunch’s Transportation Weekly? Catch up here. As I’ve written before,
Plus, e-scooter subscription services are a thing now, the Vision Fund is betting big on autonomous delivery and Facebook almost bought Unity.
Steve Jurvetson is staging a comeback, disclosing today that his new San Francisco-based, early-stage venture firm Future Ventures, has raised $200 million for its debut fund. “It’s good to be back in the saddle again,” says Jurvetson,
Sookasa wants to help companies use popular cloud services like Dropbox and Gmail while at the same time transparently encrypting sensitive data to ensure that companies don't run afoul with regulations like HIPAA and FERPA.
Every year I’m given the best job a guy could ever want: planning hardware alley, a one day extravaganza of some of the best hardware I’ve ever seen. This event, which happens on the last day of Disrupt, is a crowd favorite and I’d love to feature your gear. What is Hardware Alley?
San Francisco city supervisors and affordable housing activists butted heads again over a new pilot program to manage tech commuter shuttles from Silicon Valley-based companies like Google and Facebook. A handful of activist groups say that the new pilot program,
While there is some appetite for reform of the intelligence activities of the United States government in the House of Representatives, votes to not fund the NSA and other agencies remain slim. Read More
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Earlier at the E3 conference, Microsoft revealed the backward compatibility which give users the ability to run Xbox 360 games. The feature is available in preview form to some users, but it will soon be available for all Xbox users.
值一个小时的电费 写道 "德国Tübingen大学的研究人员在预印本网站发表了一篇论文（PDF），介绍了他们开发的将照片变成艺术图的算法。艺术风格神经算法的实现代码发表在了Github上。
你看到了一张照片。一个男人在天空中坠落。男人的位置在照片的 1/3 处，这结构的完美使你觉得这可能是一幅构思精巧的艺术作品。然而这却是一个活人。这张照片摄于十四年前的“911事件”。