亚洲风情第23:Adding India to your business

If you're building a large-scale technology startup, sooner or later, you should be having a conversation about the Indian market.

India’s Times Internet Invests $15M In Tasks-For-Cash Service Taskbucks

Times Internet, the digital business run by India’s Times of India media group, has bought a majority (but undisclosed) stake in mobile-focused task marketplace Taskbucks for $15 million. Read More

India’s Snapdeal, Intex Seek An Android Alternative

Finnish smartphone OS startup Jolla has inked the first licensing deal for its Android alternative Sailfish OS, some three years after starting out on a grand plan to save the in-house OS Nokia was abandoning in favor of Microsoft’s mobile platform. Read More

SoftBank Emerges As The Biggest Challenger To Uber

If you live in the U.S.,the chances are that your definition of the biggest rival to Uber is Lyft. The ride-sharing operates in many of the same U.S. cities as Uber, and the two have a keen rivalry, which includes some less than ethical practices on both sides. But a new, less obvious,

India’s Nimbuzz Plans New Emerging Market Apps, Starting With Android Call App Holaa

It’s nearly a month since Nimbuzz, the mobile messaging service that’s particularly popular in India, was bought by UK telecoms company New Call in a $250 million deal. Today, Nimbuzz has launched its first product post-acquisition, a dialer app for Android called Holaa!. Read More

Globalize, Don’t Localize: Three Ways To Properly Ignore Boundaries

A hipster in New York is not that different from a hipster in Bangalore. Ten years ago, this would not have been the case. Our marketing textbooks tell us that the highest classes of society in any given region have similar tastes and habits,

Restaurant Discovery Service Zomato Raises Further $60M

Zomato, the restaurant search and discovery service, has closed a further $60 million in funding, giving the company a post-money valuation of $660 million. Read More

Zomato insights part 2: Three tips that make funding your startup easy

Getting the funds to set up and grow your start-up can be a real hurdle. In this article we share three tips for winning over investors and making them want to fund your business.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/09/01/zomato-insights-part-2-three-tips-make-funding-your-startup-easy/

Truecaller Extends Live Caller ID To Its iOS App To Fight Spam And Scam Calls

Truecaller, the crowdsourced, reverse-lookup phone directory app, is expanding its service, and breaking some ground in the process. Today the company is adding its Live Caller ID feature to its iOS app -- which will let iPhone users identify spammy numbers,

IBM shores up SoftLayer with disaster recovery services

IBM is looking to assure users of SoftLayer that their data will be safe in Big Blue's hands with new security and recovery services, announcing more protection options for 2014.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/04/16/ibm-shores-up-softlayer-with-disaster-recovery-services/

India’s Taxi-Hailing Firm Ola Adds Shuttle Service In A Bid For More Scale

While Uber dukes it out in China against Didi Kauidi, a homegrown rival in India is also piling pressure on the U.S.-based transportation app with global?ambitions. Ola, a taxi app backed by the likes of Softbank and DST Global (coincidentally also both backers of Didi Kauidi),

KPCB has already blown through much of the $600 million it raised last year

Kleiner Perkins, one of the most storied franchises in venture capital, has already invested much of the $600 million it raised last year and is now going back out to the market to raise its 19th fund, according to multiple sources. The firm,

All eyes are on the next liquidity event when it comes to space startups

At the FAA’s 23rd Annual Commercial Commercial Space Transportation Conference in Washington, DC on Wednesday, a panel dedicated to the topic of trends in VC around space startups touched on public vs. private funding,

Tesla closes Shanghai factory over coronavirus concerns

Tesla was ordered by the Chinese government to shut down its Shanghai factory over concerns about the coronavirus, a closure that will delay Model 3 production and ultimately put slight downward pressure on profits in the first quarter,

Facebook will pay $550 million to settle class action lawsuit over privacy violations

Facebook will pay over half a billion dollars to settle a class action lawsuit that alleged systematic violation of an Illinois consumer privacy law. The settlement amount is large indeed, but a small fraction of the $35 billion maximum the company could have faced.

Tesla to begin deliveries of Model Y by end of first quarter

Tesla said Wednesday that production of the Model Y started this month with the first deliveries of the all-electric compact crossover to begin by the end of the first quarter as the company pushes to extend its profitability streak. Production of the Model Y is at limited volume for now,

NASA finds real uses for VR and AR in astronomy and engineering

Years after the advent of decent VR hardware, there are still precious few ways the technology has been employed as anything other than a game or gimmick. One team at NASA, however, has been assembling useful science and engineering applications, with promising and unique results.

Tesla shares jump on profitable quarter, Model Y production

Tesla continued its profitability streak in the fourth quarter, earning $105 million, results that beat expectations and sent shares higher in after market trading Wednesday. Tesla also announced Wednesday that production of the Model Y started this month, ahead of schedule. Shares were 6.

4 days left to save $150 on tickets to TC Sessions: Robotics + AI 2020

The countdown to savings continues, and you have just four days left to score the best price on tickets to TC Sessions: Robotics + AI 2020. Join 1,500 of the brightest minds and innovators in robotics and machine learning — technologists, founders, investors, engineers and researchers.

A.I.-powered voice transcription app Otter raises $10M, including from new strategic investor NTT DO

Otter.ai, an A.I.-powered transcription app and note-takers’ best friend, has received a strategic investment from Japan’s leading mobile operator and new Otter partner, NTT DOCOMO Inc.

WholyMe, which makes natural products for chronic pain, closes Seed round

WholyMe, a London startup that makes and markets ‘natural relief’ products to manage chronic pain, has closed a £500,000 Seed round from investors Financière Saint James, V1 Capital, Guibor and business angels. The round also includes Joyance Partners,

Facebook的移动平台梦

如果说在2012年时Facebook的移动战略,尤其是移动端的商业化还饱受批评,那么现在Facebook有足够的底气说出这句话。

让上班族瞬间怒掀桌的20件事——总有一条戳中你的怒点!

人生是如此艰难,每个星期都有那么六七天不想上班……每个万恶的早晨,带着上坟的心情,拖着沉重的脚步,结果发现世界处处和自己作对,办公室已被逗比占领……这不是逼我掀桌的节奏么?!看到哪条,你掀了?   1.

The Best Bluetooth Headphones For Every Discerning Ear

I love headphones, always have. That's probably because for most of my life , I was hearing impaired. Headphones were the only way for me to hear music the way it was supposed to be heard—the treble, the bass, and everything in between. But I don't want to be tethered to my laptop and phone:

一加的下步计划:无人机、滑动操作为主 Material Design 风格的ROM,手机夏天发布

除非一加提前泄露了留给4月1日愚人节的假消息,一加可能真的在做无人机。

上半年英美流媒体音乐播放次数大幅增长

英国的流媒体音乐服务正在快速发展。今年上半年,英国市场通过流媒体音乐服务播放的歌曲次数较去年同期增长了80%。

Uber 正在测试“推荐等车点”功能

Uber 将要告诉你应该在哪里等车。就在我写了一篇文章建议 Uber推出“推荐等车位置”功能 几天后,我发现该公司正在旧金山测试一项名叫“推荐等车点”(Suggested Pickup Points)的功能?!?Read More

超迷你相机 但是它却并不是GoPro 它是啥?

虽然说有不少的企业都在做相机,但是一说到微型运动相机的代表,我们都会在第一时间想起 GoPro 。

LG推出金色版G4 暂时韩国运营商独占

自从苹果在iPhone上用上了金色之后,金色也就成了很多之后亮相的Android旗舰机的标准配色,而这其中也包括了LG最新推出的旗舰机型LG V10。

经济学人:英国脱欧特别报告(附下载)

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【无私分享:ASP.NET CORE 项目实战(第八章)】读取配置文件(二) 读取自定义配置文件 - 果冻布丁喜之郎

目录索引 【无私分享:ASP.NET CORE 项目实战】目录索引 简介 我们在?读取配置文件(一) appsettings.json?中介绍了,如何读取appsettings.json. 但随之产生了问题:我们使用的是在 Startup.cs 中(如下图)来实现配置读取,有两个问题 ① 我们如果定