Speed Of Light

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USATF

Retail Technology Investments Looking to Fix a Dying Industry

Retail chains and private investors are snapping up retail-focused technology companies in an effort to better understand consumer behavior in a …

Banking

A peek inside Madrona’s ‘Pioneers’ angel investor group: VC firm creates feeder system to scout early-stage startups

Madrona Venture Group is tapping into one of the most powerful and secretive trends in venture capital — recruiting a group of elite angel investors …

Venture Capital

Fantripping: All the Star Tours easter eggs for The Last Jedi & Galaxy's Edge

The <i>Star Wars</i> galaxy got a little bit bigger on Friday when Disney — at both Disney World's Hollywood Studios in Orlando and Disneyland in Anaheim — …

Walt Disney Company

Time travel is theoretically possible—but you can only ever go backwards

Time travel through a wormhole is technically feasible under the rules of theoretical physics—the only catch is that we can only ever go backwards.<p>In …

Physics

The Republican tax bill is moving through Congress at lightspeed

The GOP’s playbook: Move fast and don’t let facts get in the way.<p>Republicans in Congress have kept their tax plan moving right on schedule, with a quick-strike strategy and an uncanny knack for waving away the tradeoffs that come with overhauling the nation’s tax code.<p>House Republicans are expected …

U.S. Congress

Why we will still invest in Smartphone apps

There is a lot of pessimism in the startup community about startups building apps. We’ve been hearing that “apps are dead” since as early as 2011. …

Viral

Jianpu becomes the 4th Chinese fintech company to list on NYSE in H2 2017

China’s fintech company Jianpu listed on NYSE on November 16th, with issuance code JT, our sister site TechNode China is reporting. Jianpu’s initial …

News (China)

[Interview] Nokia Managers on Choosing Your IoT Network

<b>Jason Elliott</b>, 5G market development manager<p><b>Samuele Machi</b>, marketing manager, 4th industrial revolution<p><b>ReadWrite:</b> <i>When we talk about networking around IoT there’s a lot of smaller networking models e.g mesh networks and protocols. Everything from that to large networks talking about 5g deployments.</i> …

Internet of Things

Science Says Han Solo Is a Cold Blooded Killer

A new book goes deep on the physics of ‘Star Wars’—including one of the fandom’s most disputed controversies.<p>Debates about whether <i>Star Wars</i> is science fiction or fantasy have been raging on in geek communities since the film’s first screening in 1977. Variations on “It takes place ‘a long time ago’ …

Han Solo

We’re blasting tardigrades to interstellar space, because they’ll survive anything

As much as Elon Musk is impatient for us to be an interplanetary species and NASA wants to send us beyond the solar system, humans won’t be the first …

Alice In Wonderland

Why Chinese Companies Are Going Public in The U.S.

James Mi, co-founder of Lightspeed China Partners, joined Cheddar to talk about why Chinese companies are going public in the U.S.

Business

Blockchain, evolution or revolution

From banking systems to trading services or P2P networks, the paradigm shift brought by innovative solutions like distributed ledgers and decentralized protocols is accelerating our mind processes and human interactions at speed of light.<p>Presentation (extract) from our first event at Google Campus …

Blockchain

What Was Einstein Talking About With His Theory of Relativity?

Einstein's theory of relativity is a famous theory, but it's little understood. The theory of relativity refers to two different elements of the same …

Physics

Lockheed Martin gets ready to test a laser weapon on a fighter jet

For Lockheed Martin, the world's largest weapons maker, the $26 million Air Force contract is something of a pittance, easily overlooked in a sea of massive, multi-mission-dollar awards. The aim of the contract, to develop a laser weapon that could fit on a fighter jet, could also be a fool's …

Military

It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.

<b>Why we will invest in companies that compete with Amazon.</b><p>Lightspeed has long been a proponent of investing in digitally native vertical brands. Given …

Market Cap

Why Tough, Tiny Tardigrades May Be the 1st Interstellar Travelers

People are gearing up to spread life from our solar system out into the cosmos. But the first life-forms to make that journey won't be human beings, …

Weird

The five global giants that decide the fate of Israel’s startups

The tech giants run accelerators, hold conferences and invest locally, but their Israeli activity comes at a price

Innovation

Lightspeed’s John Vrionis May Launch a New Fund

General partner has held talks with limited partners<p>To read the full story, Join Now or Sign In<p>Members Only<p>This is the kind of news coverage and analysis you can access exclusively as a WSJ Pro Member.

Finance

Atto, boy! Eggheads fire laser for 43 attoseconds, fastest Man-made spurt

Not as fast as your first time, though, let's be honestPhysicists have whittled down the world’s shortest laser pulse to just 43 attoseconds (4.3 x …

Physics

We can't alter the course of time but, according to physics, we can bend it

Traveling in Time<p>Most of us have dreamed of traveling through time, backward or forwards, faster than those around us. And surprisingly, recent work …

Physics

14 Gifts for Your Favorite Jedi or Sith

• Author: Brendan Nystedt. Brendan Nystedt Gear<br>• Date of Publication: 11.20.17. 11.20.17<br>• Time of Publication: 8:00 am. 8:00 am<p>14 Star Wars Gifts for Your …

Shopping

The Next Evolution of Adidas' Football Cleats

Adidas recently introduced a new cleat that it's claiming to be the lightest in football, the Adizero 5-Star 7.0 Primeknit.<p>The shoe takes inspiration …

Sneakers

Stanford’s ‘accelerator on a chip’ could revolutionize medical care

When the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory at Stanford first opened its doors in 1966, it had already earned the distinction of housing the world's longest linear accelerator: A 3.2 kilometer monstrosity buried 25 feet under the gently rolling hills of Northern California. Today the lab, along …

Engineering

Nostradamus’ prediction Jibankrishna the Universal man and my future vision

<b>Introduction</b><p>Out of curiosity one day I was searching in the websites on Nostradamus’ predictions for 21st Century on spiritualism and I was …

Spirituality

Can Nothing Really Move Faster Than the Speed of Light?

One commonly known fact in physics is that you cannot move faster than the speed of light. While that's <i>basically</i> true, it's also an …

Physics

Lightspeed’s Series D and venture capital’s new pension power

Canada has long had both cash-hungry startups and pension funds with an appetite for direct deals, but only recently have those two things come …

Venture Capital

What Does the Ultimate Video Editor’s Workstation Look Like?

Few can argue with the notion that the media & entertainment industry has been democratized in an incredible manner. Gone are the days of hardware …

Filmmaking

Logitech G703 LIGHTSPEED 12000 DPI Wireless Gaming Mouse $75 at Amazon

Amazon has the Logitech G703 LIGHTSPEED 12,000 DPI Wireless Optical Gaming Mouse, 2017 model (Black, 910-005091) for $94 - 20% off with coupon code</b> …

Wireless

How To Travel Faster Than Light Without Really Trying

It’s often said that nothing can travel faster than light, but that’s only part of the story.<p>The speed of light, <b>c</b>, is an absolute physical constant. …

Physics