亚洲风情三片:Max Q: Lego Space Stations and robot astronauts

Max Q is a new weekly newsletter all about space. Sign up here to receive it weekly on Sundays in your inbox. This week saw a huge funding round for a new space startup that’s working on the problem of distribution and use of the new data networks made possible by the explosion in the […]

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.

Microsoft shares rise after it beats revenue, profit expectations, Azure posts 62% growth

Today Microsoft reported its fiscal 2020 second quarter (calendar Q4 2019) results, including revenue of $36.9 billion (up 14%), net income of $11.6 billion (up 38%), and diluted earnings per share of $1.51. Investors had expected the company to report profit of $1.32 per share, off revenue of $35.

Mural raises $23M Series A after history of capital-efficient growth

This morning Mural, a software startup focused on visual collaboration1, announced that it closed a $23 million Series A round of capital. The funds come after MURAL, formerly Mural.ly, had raised just a few million dollars previously. That fact made its round interesting:

GM commits $3 billion to build electric and autonomous vehicles in Michigan

GM said Monday it will invest $2.2 billion into its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant to produce all-electric trucks and SUVs as well as a self-driving vehicle unveiled by its subsidiary Cruise.

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.

Kamcord Users Have Shared 25 Million Mobile Game Clips

Kamcord, a startup that offers game developers an SDK that lets users record and share clips of their gameplay, has achieved a few milestones in the last few months that show the Y Combinator-alum is gaining traction as the non-streaming equivalent of Twitch on mobile platforms. Read More

《连线》:微软仍有机会在可穿戴领域获得成功

微软公司于近日推出了智能手环产品Microsoft Band和健康平台Microsoft Health,这表明微软开始进军可穿戴市场,与苹果等竞争对手正式开战。那么,作为一个后进者,比对手慢一步的微软能否在可穿戴领域取得成功呢?

5-year-old girl discussing Leia's slave outfit with her dad is pure gold

Adam Buxton recorded a conversation with his 5-year-old daughter discussing her thoughts on Princess Leia's famous slave outfit. She is hilarious by herself but when he got The Brothers McLeod to animate her words, it all turned into pure comedic gold.

NSA waits until Christmas Eve to reveal a decade's worth of its mistakes

The National Security Agency went all out on a Christmas gift this year: a decade's worth of declassified documents on the unauthorized surveillance of Americans.Turns out it's the NSA that sees you when you're sleeping, and knows when you're awake.See also:

Turkey briefly blocks Twitter to prevent images of bombing

Turkey has allowed access to Twitter again after shortly blocking it on Wednesday to prevent the broadcast of images from Monday's bombing that killed 32 people.The ban was lifted after Twitter complied with a local court ruling, deleting tweets with images of the bombing's aftermath.See also:

三星Gear VR新广告:虚拟现实只是娱乐生活的一部分

三星最新推出了一则30秒的Gear VR虚拟现实护目镜广告,这则广告主要并未表达虚拟现实技术给人类带来的震撼,而是将虚拟现实护目镜描述为一台能够做各种智能设备所能做事情的另一块屏幕设备。

2015年七大技术趋势:物联网仍一团糟

未来发展的基础正在被建立,包括虚拟现实、移动支付、无人驾驶以及无人机技术。

[图]外国女子绣出星球十字绣 栩栩如生让人惊叹

据国外艺术及摄影网站“boredpanda.com”1月25日报道,一名外国女子因对茫茫宇宙的浩瀚和神秘痴迷不已,用十字绣绣出了太阳系的火星、木星、海王星和冥王星四颗星球,形象逼真,惟妙惟肖。据悉,该女子以这些星球的照片为模子,每副历时3到4周,绣出了直径4厘米的微缩星球十字绣。

Gillmor Gang LIVE 05.27.16

Gillmor Gang – Dan Farber, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session today, May 27 2016, starting at 1pmPT/4pmET.Our live chat stream during the show broadcastGillmor Gang’s Facebook page HEREG3’s archive on ustreamG3’s Facebook page HERE Read More

暴风体育获2016-2017赛季中超新媒体转播权

6月7日消息,暴风集团今日宣布将与MP&Silva、光大证券合作,在体育版权、内容、互联网服务和VR领域布局体育产业。同时,暴风体育发布了暴风体育超级手机APP,暴风体育官网,暴风影音体育频道等体育服务入口。在内容方面,暴风表示已获得2016-2017赛季中超联赛新媒体转播权,2016-2017赛季CBA联赛官方合作伙伴,并成为中国男篮国家队官方赞助商,中国女篮官方VR视频合作伙伴。