Foundation Capital, now 24 years old, just closed its ninth fund with $350 million in capital commitments – gpgmail

[ad_1] Not all venture firms are long for this world. Though they tend to shut down exceedingly quietly, it sometimes happens when the returns just aren’t compelling or a firm grows too fast or there’s infighting or there’s not a solid succession plan. Foundation Capital, founded in 1995, had its own kind of reckoning in […]

Here are this year’s Breakthrough Prize Winners – gpgmail

[ad_1] Today, at the 8thth annual Breakthrough Prize Awards, hundreds of scientists will win their share of $10 million in awards for their outstanding work in the fields of Fundamental Physics, Life Sciences, and Mathematics. Breakthrough Prize was founded by DST Global partner and billionaire Yuri Milner, who has a particular passion for the sciences. […]

AMD Overtakes Nvidia in Graphics Shipments for First Time in 5 Years

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. AMD saw its share of the graphics market surge in Q2 2019, with total shipments larger than Nvidia for the first time in five years. At the same time, Nvidia retains a hard lock on the add-in board market […]

Google Discovered Malicious Websites Used to Hack iPhones for Years

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Apple likes to talk up its focus on security and privacy, but iPhone owners have unknowingly been targets of an indiscriminate and severe hacking campaign for at least two years. Google’s Project Zero team uncovered the scheme, which used […]

Malicious websites were used to secretly hack into iPhones for years, says Google – gpgmail

[ad_1] Security researchers at Google say they’ve found a number of malicious websites which, when visited, could quietly hack into a victim’s iPhone by exploiting a set of previously undisclosed software flaws. Google’s Project Zero said in a deep-dive blog post published late on Thursday that the websites were visited thousands of times per week […]

Ford says its autonomous cars will last just four years – gpgmail

[ad_1] The automotive industry has embraced — and advertised — self-driving cars as a kind of panacea that will solve numerous problems that modern society is grappling with right now, from congestion to safety to productivity (you can work while riding!). Unfortunately, a very big question that has been almost entirely overlooked is: how long […]

‘Years and Years’ takes an unsettling look at the next decade – gpgmail

[ad_1] “Years and Years” is an unusual show. It’s a co-production of HBO and the BBC, and in the course of six hourlong episodes, it covers a span of more than 10 years in our near future. During that time, we see the rise of a terrifying Trump-style politician in the United Kingdom named Vivian […]

TESS Finds Potentially Habitable Super-Earth Just 31 Light Years Away

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has only been scanning the skies for about a year, but it has already identified several new candidate exoplanets. As astronomers were working to confirm one recent sighting, they happened upon something unexpected. […]