In Facebook’s dreams, it’s a clean and private place. People spend their time having thoughtful discussions in “meaningful” Groups, planning offline meetups with Events, or laughing together in a Facebook Watch party. In reality,
Alex Depledge?is many things – ?startup founder, mentor to women in tech, an advocate for a free and open market across Europe, and a trailblazer?in the U.K tech scene. Her home cleaning platform Hassle recently merged?with Rocket Internet’s Helpling (or was acquired,
The names that come to mind at the mention of the Italian Renaissance are the likes of Medici, Da Vinci, and Galileo. Few, however, know the name Bartolomeo Cristofori, an accomplished craftsman who lived and worked during that era. You may not know his name,
It’s been over a year since we wrote our original post sharing our analysis of the last decade’s most successful U.S.-based, venture-backed tech companies. In that piece we focused on the many entrepreneurs and investors who seek to build big,
Twenty miles off the coast of Ventura lies Santa Cruz Island — a remote mecca for adventure. We spent a weekend exploring it. Here’s how you can too.Read more...
When The X-Files debuted, nobody knew the small, weird show would be a success. But it had something better than a marketing blitz: It had the internet as a way to connect people who wanted to believe.Read more...
We asked for your nightmare tales of startup employment. Did you ever deliver—sending narratives of woe, scams, drugs, psychotic managers, drinking at your desk and more hookers than a venture capitalist could handle. Read more...
A significant changing of the guard is underway at GoFundMe, the popular charitable and causes-based online giving platform that has generated $9 billion from 120 million donations globally to date. The company is announcing that Rob Solomon,
“We’re trying to shift cryptocurrency from this speculative asset class to driving real world utility” Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong tells me. How? Through commerce and micropayments. But now Coinbase has the?who to build it.
When the topics of Microsoft and global health overlap, one tends to think about the Gates Foundation, but the company itself is doing good work along these lines as well. The latest such effort is AI for Health, an $40M,
Lincoln Motor’s first all-electric vehicle is coming from Rivian . Lincoln, the luxury brand under Ford, said Wednesday the two companies will work together to develop an “all-new” electric vehicle. This electric vehicle, or at least the intent to build it,
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Apple shares rise after company reports better-than-expected revenue of $91.
Aurora has been given permission by California regulators to transport passengers in its self-driving vehicles,?TechCrunch has learned. The?California Public Utilities Commission granted Aurora a permit, which was posted on its website Wednesday,
AT&T’s revenue took a hit in the fourth quarter as the company gears up for the launch of WarnerMedia’s new streaming service, HBO Max, due to arrive this May. The WarnerMedia division, which includes HBO as well as Turner and Warner Bros.,saw revenue decline 3.3% to $8.
Google is opening its Android Automotive operating system up to third-party developers to bring music and other entertainment apps into vehicle infotainment systems, starting with the Polestar 2, an all-electric vehicle developed by Volvo’s standalone electric performance brand.
Pluralsight, an online training platform focusing on subjects like web development, IT certification, and security training, announced today that it will acquire GitPrime, a dev team productivity tool, for $170M in cash. GitPrime is like an analytics dashboard for code projects.
Epic Games is in the process of acquiring the studio behind one of the most popular cross-platform games out there, Rocket League. The studio behind Fortnite is buying Psyonix for an undisclosed sum and bringing its 132 employees onboard.
A hashtag can be deadly in the wrong hands. Thanks to the rise of social media, particularly Twitter, the pound sign frequently spices up captions, statuses and tweets.Like all good things,
An anonymous reader writes "Here's an inside look at the personal successes of the elite hacking group "w00w00". From the article: 'For this group of old friends, assembled for an impromptu reunion, the venue would feel familiar: an online chat room running on a secure private server.
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2014年的各種盤點中，社會性的不多，復旦的這個算一個。看看大家都在關心什么社會話題吧。 復旦發展研究院傳播與 […]
微信朋友圈 80% 微商都在賣面膜俏十歲、韓束模式被疑傳銷 一片面膜值多少錢？消費者看到的可能是 50 元，大小代理商看到的可能是 5 元和 45 元，但在創業者眼中，卻可以是百萬、上千萬甚至數億元。 小小的面膜 ... ...
The former crack-addicted mayor of Toronto has a new gig.Councillor Rob Ford, who was stripped from power in November 2013 following a high-profile battle with crack-cocaine,
Back in March, Microsoft announced a great feature for Xbox Music and OneDrive?allowing you to stream music stored on OneDrive?to your Xbox Music app on a Windows device. The integration is?ideal for someone who?owns a large amount of music they want to stream instead of, or in addition to,
Windows 10 is arguably considered to be in rough development for some. Check almost any forum or comment section and the pages of complaints, missing features or borked functionality seem limitless. However, the Windows...The post Microsoft pushes out three updates for Windows 10,