Lily Rachmawati

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Acer's WQHD S7 Ultrabook finally hits the US next week

While we found the S7 a "near perfect" machine, one of our gripes was that Acer didn't offer any versions with a 2,560 x 1,440 high-res display in the US. Now the company is dropping off Wide Quad High-definition (WQHD) S7 laptops in the states, and has already specced out two samples packing a …

Required Reading: The Economist’s Special Report On Tech Startups

It’s not every day we here at TechCrunch just point to someone else’s work and say, “Here, you should go read this.” But today’s an exception, because The Economist has put together a 16-page Special Report on the rise of technology startups around the world.<p>The report, which is written for the …

Microsoft's next boss: The challenges facing Satya Nadella

<b>Microsoft has confirmed that Satya Nadella is becoming its new chief executive.</b><p>He was formerly in charge of the firm's Cloud and Enterprise division and has never headed up a major company, let alone had to replace the larger-than-life Steve Ballmer to oversee what has become a mishmash of products …

Bitcoin’s Emerging Price Stability

Earlier in January Bitcoin, as it receded as recipient of an infinite press, began to see its trading range tighten after months of wild swings. I pointed this out as perhaps the start of new stability for Bitcoin, which in turn could help its platform mature, or indicate maturation thereof.<p>There …

Artificial intelligence: the companies behind Britain's 'smart' revolution

Google's acquisition of DeepMind has sparked that nation's interest in artificial intelligence. Sophie Curtis takes a look at some of Britain's most promising AI companies.<p>When Google forked out £400m for a British technology start-up this week, a lot of people sat up and took notice. Not only was …

Birth Of Memory: Why Kids Forget What Happened Before Age 7

Recently, my nearly-4-year-old niece suffered the kind of childhood accident every parent dreads: she fell off her bike and broke a front tooth high above the gum line. The resulting pain and eventual extraction were a harrowing experience for her parents, but fortunately the little girl emerged …

Lawsuit Alleges NASA Is Failing To Investigate Alien Life

Read the suit in all its glory here.<p>You may recall, NASA recently announced that a strange rock had somehow "appeared" in front of its Mars Opportunity rover. The explanations for the mystery rock were straight-forward: maybe some kind of nearby impact sent a rock toward the rover, or, more likely, …

At Least 14 Dead In Eruption Of Indonesian Volcano

An Indonesian volcano that had been rumbling for months finally unleashed a deadly cloud of poisonous gas and gray ash, killing at least 14 people only a day after authorities had allowed thousands of evacuated villagers to return to their homes.<p>A series of huge blasts came from Mount Sinabung, a …

Catching neutrinos with Fermilab's massive next-generation detector

Neutrinos are subatomic, electrically neutral particles that many scientists believe can help us better understand what our universe is made of. To study the behavior and travel of neutrinos, which are capable of passing right through the earth, the Department of Energy's Fermilab is building a two …

Humans are more than clever apes? Don't make me laugh

Most qualities we think of as particularly 'human' can be seen elsewhere in the animal kingdom, thanks to evolution<p>Just how special do you think you are? How different do you think you are from other animals? Do you think of yourself as an animal or do you see yourself, and your fellow humans, as …