Microsoft’s cyber startup spending spree continues with CloudKnox acquisition

Microsoft has acquired identity and access management (IAM) startup CloudKnox Security, the tech giant’s fourth cybersecurity acquisition this year. The deal, the terms of which were not disclosed, is the latest cybersecurity acquisition by Microsoft,

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,

Uber Freight acquires Transpace for $2.25B

Uber Freight, the logistics business spun out of Uber in 2018, has acquired Transplace for about $2.25 billion from private equity group TPG Capital. The deal announced Thursday will involve $750 million in Uber stock with the remainder in cash.

Fi’s smart collar adds sleep tracking for dogs

Conventional wisdom holds that one ought let sleeping does lie. But no one says you’re barred from tracking them while they do. New York-based smart collar maker Fi announced today that it’s adding sleep to the list of the device’s tracking.

Facebook Messenger is stepping up its emoji game

If you can’t say it with words, say it with an emoji. Facebook is announcing a few minor updates today to its Messenger platform, which make it easier than ever to find the exact emoji you’re looking for when reacting to a friend’s message (let’s be real,

钢铁电商金融供应链整合之路:机遇与挑战并存

电商金融供应链整合之路,资金流,物流,信息流,统一是关键,信用体系重建是根本,无论是哪种形式,都离不开电商平台的深耕细作,离不开平台用户规模的支持,只有用户的支持才能在这条路上走的更快更远!

Seven Questions that prepare you for BYOD

Are you ready for BYOD? Here are seven questions you should answer as you roll out new mobile capabilitiesRead more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/06/02/seven-questions-prepare-you-byod/

体验“微信硬件平台”(一):“好友排行榜”已经落伍,看看智能硬件在微信上新玩法

现在,通过微信“发现”的购物频道,能够看到微信智能手环的banner广告。点进去,有专门的页面介绍微信的智能手 […]

这台俄国电车虽然不是蝙蝠车但它用的科技可炫的呢!

许多电车的未来感设计都很能捉住大家的眼球(像是有如鸭嘴兽外观的 Hayabusa 号就是一例),而上图这部由俄罗斯 UralVagonZavod(UVZ)所制造,看起来像是星际大战黑武士或蝙蝠侠座车的...

从数据中挖掘移动游戏玩家偏好

第十二届中国国际网络文化博览会期间,有关移动游戏的话题就不曾间断过,易观国际也凭借其大数据积累及分析,为业界提供了有关移动游戏玩家偏好的分析,为移动游戏运营者洞察市场机遇与风险,进而确定产品方向、提升企业判断力和竞争力提供了一定依据和参考。         

三星不再是印度第一大智能机制造商 被本土厂商超越

据路透社报道,市场调研公司Canalys称,去年第四季度,印度廉价智能机制造商Micromax超越三星电子,首次成为印度最大智能机供应商。

Now Waffle House wants a piece of the sharing economy pie — er, waffle

Uber. Airbnb. Waffle House?Waffle House announced on Tuesday that it is getting in on the "sharing economy" action by partnering with Roadie,

如何将大数据与企业人力资源管理相结合?“才储”试图从人格心理测试入手

人格心理测试在我国尚属舶来品,且应用的还不多。但在国外、尤其是商业领域,一些测试已应用的非常广泛——比如正在国内逐渐流行起来的MBTI。

These Amazing Immersive Models Help Scientists Understand the Structure of Forests

Tropical forest are large, complex and easy to get lost in—which isn’t helpful if you’re trying to study them. Now, scientists are using these amazing immersive mathematical models to understand the intricacies of tree canopies around the world.Read more...

魏则西的死,百度的恶,以及监管的缺失

5月1日,五一小长假的第二天,本来应该是一个外出游玩的轻松愉快的日子,但是因为朋友圈一则被疯传的文章而让这一天的早上变得格外沉重。微信公众号:有槽 的一篇《一个死在百度和部队医院之手的年轻人》的文章在朋友圈里被大量转载(目前这篇文章已被删除),并被媒体大量转载,该文讲述了一个21岁的年轻人、西安电子科技大学大学计算机系学生魏则西因患有罕见的滑膜肉瘤晚期,他从百度上了解到,武警北京总队第二医院有一种号称与美国斯坦福大学合作的肿瘤生物免疫疗法,在对生的极度渴望下,借钱完成了治疗后,发现不仅没有效,反而发生了肺部转移。最终,魏则西去世了。

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