SparkLabs Global Ventures, which makes seed-stage investments in startups around the world, announced today that it has provided funding for two startups, Code Kingdoms and MangoPlate. Read More Continue reading
GameAnalytics, a free analytics platform for games developers, has leveled-up its funding. The Copenhagen-headquartered startup, which also has a sales office in London and a development hub in Berlin, has closed a $5.5 million Series A round. Re… Continue reading
Ridibooks, which claims to be South Korea’s largest e-book vendor, announced that it has raised a $8 million Series B to improve its user experience and reach new customers. Investors include NeoPlux, which led the round, Company K, Mirae Asset Venture Investment, and Atinum Investment. Read More Continue reading
AnandTech, the brilliantly super techie blog founded by recent Apple hire Anand Shimpi, has left the independent media club* after announcing its sale to Purch, the publishing company behind fellow tech sites Tom’s Hardware and Laptop Mag.
AnandTech made its name as an authority for in-depth hardware reviews, but branched out into mobile, software and general tech news over the… Read More Continue reading
Creating lesson plans, learning about teaching methods, and finding new educational material are all part of a normal workday for teachers, but it can be difficult because most educators have extremely tight schedules. TeachPitch.com wants to hel… Continue reading
Mega VC firm Khosla Ventures is raising a new $400 million seed fund as it looks to enter the new year with some gusto. Read More Continue reading
This holiday season it’s important to remember the true meaning of Christmas: the slow encroachment of robots upon human existence and the expectation of the enslavement of homo sapiens by 2050. To that end we present a pair of jolly robotic hands that pick up candy and place it into a stocking – a feat that was all but impossible a few years ago. These dextrous hands come from… Read More Continue reading
“We are stuck in 1992 over here,” she said. She requested anonymity but agreed to talk a bit about her day-to-day experience as a Sony Pictures Employee post-hack. She said things were getting back to normal and were, in some ways, more pleasant. But the thing that bothers her most is the need to depend on old technology to do new work, now. “We had barely working email and… Read More Continue reading
Last week, I got an early look at first-person zombie-survival game Dying Light, which arrives on PC and consoles in February. This wasn’t your run-of-the-mill demo, however — Techland, the studio behind the game, let me play on an Oculus Rift connected to a maxed out gaming rig. Read More Continue reading
U.S. officials say they believe that North Korea’s government was involved in the large-scale hack of Sony servers, which led to the leak of troves of Sony data from emails to unreleased projects, according to the NYT.
Federal cyber-security sources say that there is evidence indicating that the hack was routed through computers in Singapore, Thailand, Italy, Bolivia and Cyprus, ABC reports. Read More Continue reading