SmartHR, a startup helping Japanese employers run HR and staffing smarter — because that’s of course its name — has raised a JPY 1.5 billion ($13.3 million) Series B round led by 500 Startups Japan. The startup is perhaps comparable to the likes of Zenefits and Gusto in the U.S. — it aims to drag Japanese HR departments into today’s digital era. “In Japan… Read More
Alibaba's Taobao is hiring two "senior research fellows" who must be aged over 60. The company was inundated and received more than 1,000 applications in 24 hours. The pivot to senior shoppers comes as China's population ages. When Alibaba's...Show More Summary
Millions of comments sent to FCC through bulk system used fake e-mail addresses.
The video makes common display tech concepts easy to grasp.
Cabify, the Madrid-based startup that competes with the likes of Uber and 99 in Latin America as well as Spain and Portugal, has closed out another round of funding as competition continues to heat up in the on-demand transportation sector. Show More Summary
Rupert Murdoch makes a fair point that Facebook would do right by the media industry by paying for content like cable companies do. Facebook doesn't have much incentive to listen. The company is already reticent about being seen as a...Show More Summary
Amazon has opened its store of the future, Amazon Go, to the public. The store uses cameras and sensors to track what shoppers take from the shelves, so they can just walk out without stopping to check out. Amazon Go is finally here. The...Show More Summary
Numerous Air Force planes were grounded in 2017 after pilots experienced symptoms of oxygen deprivation while in flight. Both Air Force and Navy planes have seen such incidents over the past several years, but military officials have...Show More Summary
Amazon opened its first cashierless store to the public on Monday, January 22 in Seattle. The store claims to make shopping easier by eradicating cashiers and lines, but the excitement has drawn more would-be customers than could beShow More Summary
Interestingly, Tesla stands to gain from this decision.
A small time investment can lead to big gains.
The important national security customer gives SpaceX a vote of confidence.
State enforces net neutrality in government contracts, despite FCC preemption.
Headset-and-controller bundles are now about $200.
Comcast will no longer face FCC oversight on net neutrality.
Satellite Internet takes the pain out of working on a plane.
Rupert Murdoch, News Corp's executive chairman, said in a statement Monday that Facebook should start paying publishers for content displayed on the site. "The time has come to consider a different route," Murdoch's statement says. "If...Show More Summary
Major tech companies like Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Uber, and Google have an enormous amount of access to, and influence on, the average person's life. In some cases, the companies have admitted to using their access in data in ways that...Show More Summary
Rogers Communications ended a $100 million joint venture with Vice Media for its cable channel, Viceland Canada, on Monday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Viceland Canada reportedly had substantial revenue loss and low ratings. Canadian...Show More Summary
In-N-Out Burger pays its employees really well. Store managers earn an average yearly salary of more than $160,000, more than what the typical tech worker in Silicon Valley makes for the year. High wages for fast-food workers can lead...Show More Summary