Facebook's historic acquisition of Oculus kickstarted AR/VR fever. Now most major tech companies, including Microsoft, Amazon, HTC, and Google and others, are developing virtual and augmented reality.
Researchers in Switzerland have created gelatin-based "robot fingers" that function just like silicone-based motors
Startups helping to secure enterprise information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT) are on track to see a record high in deals and dollars through 2017.
Notable exits include the IPO of Latin American online travel booking service Despegar, as well as Airbnb's acquisition of villa rental startup Luxury Retreats.
The video would be blurred and voices muffled but the idea is for people to be able to guess whether friends and family are available in order to hop on spontaneous video calls.
Building off the popularity of mobile payments in China, startups like BingoBox and the F5 Future Store combine robotics and mobile apps to open human-free convenience stores.
You can work out for 3 cents a minute at these 43-sq.-ft mini-gyms on the streets of Beijing.
The American streaming giant is up against well-funded competitors that are attempting to capture the market with local content, corporate partnerships, and low prices.
While deal flow remains even, a $1B+ raise by Roivant Sciences is boosting funding in the European pharma sector to record highs.