Index Ventures’ trio of new funds leads to $3 billion, and more TikTok

Index Ventures has closed a trio of new funds: a $900 million early-stage fund, a $2 billion growth-stage fund and a previously announced $200 million seed-stage fund. The close gives Index $3 billion in new capital, its largest tranche yet,

Airtel Africa gets an extra $200M for its mobile money business from QIA

Three months ago, Mastercard invested $100 million in Airtel Mobile Commerce BV (AMC BV) — the mobile money business of telecom Airtel Africa. This was two weeks after it also received $200 million from TPG’s Rise Fund. Today,

Introducing the Open Cap Table Coalition

If this coalition gets all the relationships right, doesn’t get greedy and understands that there is a social good component here, this could be as impactful as the SAFE was.

Daily Crunch: Scarlett Johansson sues Disney, says streaming release of ‘Black Widow’ breaches contr

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

Another banner quarter as Chromebook shipments grow 75% YOY

Last quarter, Chromebooks saw 275% year-over-year growth up to 12 million units. The figure isn’t quite as unwieldy for Q2, but a 75% year-over-year growth is still extremely respectable, with the category hitting 11.9 million shipments, per the latest figures from research firm, Canalys.

Varda Space Industries closes $42M Series A for off-planet manufacturing

Varda Space Industries has raised a $42 million Series A to bring to manufacturing a key capability that can only be found off-world: microgravity. The eight-month-old startup is looking to establish its first manufacturing facility in space as early as 2023, and by doing so,

4 key areas SaaS startups must address to scale infrastructure for the enterprise

As companies grow, their security and reliability needs evolve. When working with large customers, having empathy for these needs will go a long way.

Pinterest shares drop as company misses on user growth…again

Pinterest’s shares had popped last week when Snap posted its best quarter in four years, as investors were betting Pinterest’s image-based social app would also see a return in advertiser spending. Those expectations now appear to be correct,

Obé Fitness raises $15M for its personality-driven exercise platform

Obé Fitness’ co-founders/co-CEOs Mark Mullett and Ashley Mills toss around the word “entertrainment” a lot. For the record, it’s not a reference to the Butler County, Ohio-based amusement park that serves as the home of the “world’s largest train display,

Allocate banks $5M to open up venture capital fund access

The world of venture capital investing is a relatively small one, and family offices and accredited investors are eager to get involved, but find it difficult to access fund managers.

Visa acquires Currencycloud, which makes APIs for remittances and currency transfers, in a $963M dea

A year and a half after Currencycloud raised $80 million in a round that included Visa, the London-based developer of APIs that powered remittance and currency exchange services is getting even closer to the financial services giant. Today,

The Uncanny Valley of Old Futurism

In 1995 Eugene Volokh wrote the most paleofuturish article ever written. By that I mean it's an incredibly prescient meditation on the future of media and technology. But it has just enough weird anachronisms to remind us that nobody can predict the future with absolute certainty. Read more...

阿里巴巴宣布80亿美元高级无担保票据价格

北京时间11月21日消息,阿里巴巴集团(NYSE:BABA)今天宣布了总本金额为80亿美元的高级无担保票据的价格。阿里此次所发行的票据包括:·本金额为3亿美元、2017年到期的浮动利率票据,发行价为本金额的100.000%;

電池出問題!Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 爆炸彈開差點擊中女學生

我們經常都會聽到因為電池過熱而令手機發生爆炸的事件,而近日又有類似的情況發生。日前一名加拿大學生的 Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 莫名其妙地發生爆炸,並一分為二彈開起火,幸好並沒有造成人命傷亡。

『局域网安全』利用ARP欺骗劫持Cookie - Anka9080

0x 00 ARP欺骗说明 欺骗原理相关内容就不多叙述了,百度一大堆 实施ARP欺骗在Windows下,Linux下都相关工具 由于在Linux下可以开启ip_forward功能,个人认为Linux下的工具作用效果比较好0x 01 攻击测试 1、 攻击拓扑 攻击机:Kali...

超喜感:日本街头交通标牌已被彻底玩坏

一狠心一咬牙买了辆帅气小跑,挂上牌后彻底凌乱了,难道车牌一定要是这么清(tu)澈(bao)的蓝色吗……好吧,我忍,但是这满大街的交通标志也非得这么和车牌搭调吗!  

库克称赞斯诺登:他让我们更关注隐私

苹果公司CEO蒂姆·库克日前在一次采访中盛赞斯诺登,称其引发了社会对隐私问题的关注。

我也不想上班,但如果办公室有了这7个小设计可能就不一样了

虎嗅注:本文转自微信公众号“设计癖”(shejipi),原文标题《苦逼加班狗,七款设计让你在办公室也像是度假》1.多用办公桌好吧,如果哪家公司可以用上这款办公桌,简直是最大的员工福利,看来设计癖的办公室该整修了。

请果断停止“熔断游戏”,有把握再玩儿

昨天(1月6日)虎嗅上发表的《为什么应该直接废除“指数熔断机制”?》引发读者热议,赞同作者观点的说法有“上下10%的停盘就是‘熔断’,不知道现在这个5%和7%是什么意思”、“中国这个根本不是熔断,是操纵股市”。反对者说,“不能因为第一天的交易就否定了世界范围内都可行的熔断机制”、“断然否定是不是体现出我们是那么目光短浅呢,如果如此,那么我们的股市将永远是2015年。”今天(1月7日)上午沪深300指我们总该用点什么,不然就错过了这个丰腴的时代,如果你正在想着应该用点什么来改变自己的生活,那你已经找对地方了,点击下载独物,或者在应用市场搜索“独物”下载,我们来聊一聊!更有免费众测待你参与

苹果获可折叠镜头专利 未来iPhone后置镜头不再突出

据科技网站AppleInsider报道,由于苹果发明了全新的紧凑型长焦镜头系统,用户为使用光学变焦功能而忍受智能手机相机突在机身外的日子可能将很快成为过去。苹果获得的这项专利被称作“可折叠长焦相机镜头系统”,描述了一种形状与小写字母“r”相似的长焦镜头——很容易让人想起老式潜望镜。

Adorable police dog joins his human for important push-up challenge

LONDON — A police dog has joined his handler to take part in #22pushups — the viral challenge which involves completing 22 push-ups a day to raise awareness for veteran suicide.In the clip above PC Steve Hopwood, a dog handler for Avon and Somerset Constabulary, UK,

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