China’s lunar probe makes history by successfully soft-landing on the far side of the moon

It’s not Lunar New Year yet, but there is something new on the moon. In a major milestone for space exploration, China announced that its lunar program has successfully soft-landed a probe on the far side of the moon, making it the first country to do so. The historic landing …

Unique gifts for men: Fun, funny, and interesting gift ideas for the men in your life

Getting a gift for a man can be a tough thing to swing, especially if he’s an eccentric and unique individual. (And what man isn’t?) You don’t want to get your brother something boring that he’d only use once and never again, or see the look on your dad’s face …

WordPress Management Made Easy with the Plesk WordPress Toolkit

This article was originally published on Alibaba Cloud. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. WordPress users of all skill levels are looking for smart and intuitive ways to eliminate time-consuming daily routines when managing and securing their WordPress websites. In this session, we will show you …

Best deals for Oct. 8: Save on CBD oil, Black+Decker coffeemakers, Echo Dot, Halloween costumes, Philips Norelco, and more

How about this for some #mondaymotivation: we’ve rounded up the best deals on the products you want from Amazon, Walmart, and Target. There are also some great deals on online classes from Udemy. First up, you can save 15% on CBD oil and all products from Medix CBD when you …

JFrog lands $165 M investment as valuation jumps over $1 billion

JFrog wants to change the way we deal with software updates. Instead of large numbered updates you have to manually download, it sees a future of continuous delivery where software is delivered as binaries and updated in the background. Investors must like that vision very much because they showered the …

As Taiwan prepares to vote on LGBTQ issues, a homophobic group is running ads before kids videos on YouTube

This Saturday, several issues related to LGBTQ equality, including marriage, are up for referendum in Taiwan’s mid-term elections. A little more than a year after the country’s top court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage, the LGBTQ community is once again fighting for their rights due to efforts by anti-gay …

Meet the Oldest Self-Made Billionaire in America, an 87-Year-Old Art Lover Who Made Her Fortune Selling Khakis and Jeans

If it weren’t for Doris Fisher, The Gap may never have existed. The iconic American brand, famous for its khakis and denim jeans, was founded by Fisher and her husband, Don, in 1969 when he couldn’t find a pair of pants that fit him quite right. While Don would go …

A look back at the social media trends and news that rocked 2018

Data-privacy issues have been front and center throughout 2018. Social media trends and news focused on users’ rights and whether individuals have true ownership of their data. Questions arose over the role social media platforms play in the protection of personal data and how it should be regulated. In the …

How to Watch the Wisconsin vs. Michigan College Football Game Online for Free Today

It’s a Saturday in autumn, and that means lots and lots of college football games today. The Wisconsin Badgers vs. Michigan Wolverines game today is getting top billing, with a primetime broadcast on a major network. But that’s only one of dozens of college football games televised today. Here’s a …

Framer, the interactive design platform, scores $24M Series B led by Atomico

Framer, the Amsterdam-based startup behind interactive design platform Framer X, has raised $24 million in Series B investment. The round is led by European VC firm Atomico, with participation from Accel, and AngelList. The startup says it will use the new capital to continue building out its platform for designers …

British Property Federation urges government to create coherent proptech strategy

The UK is well placed to capture the lead as a global hub for real estate technology and innovation a report from the British Property Federation claims. But the country needs to develop a joined-up proptech strategy and roadmap to remain competitive globally, according to the report published jointly by …

Firms must break bad habits if they want to improve relationship with employees

To select, engage and retain the best talent, companies are going to have to break their entrenched bad habits, according to a new report from The Myers-Briggs Company. It claims that its Global Trends Report (registration) sets out how businesses can select the best employees, provide effective leadership and help …

Public sector organisations continue to lead the way in flexible working, claims report

A new report published by Softworks (registration) claims that Public Sector organisations continue to lead the way in flexible working with an extensive range of flexible working options available to employees. The most popular flexible working option is part-time working with 94 percent of public sector organisations offering this. This …

Forerunner Ventures just closed a $360 million fund, tripling the size of its last effort

Last year, retail e-commerce sales worldwide reached $2.3 trillion, a 24.8 percent increase over the previous year, according to eMarketer. A growing percentage of that spend was being captured by startups with strong online identities that are savvy about collecting and analyzing their customer data. Involved with many of them, …