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Pluto's glowing crescent on full display in fresh NASA image

NASA's New Horizons looked back after its Pluto flyby and saw this stunning view of the dwarf planet's radiant crescent backlit by the sun.

By October 30, 2015


Triple crescent moons grace the Saturn sky

NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures an elegant image of three of Saturn's moons as they glow like delicate slivers in space.

By June 22, 2015


Oculus discusses Crescent Bay and future of VR

Oculus research scientist Michael Abrash talks about the tech behind the company's latest Rift iteration, Crescent Bay, and how it fits into the future of virtual reality.

March 26, 2015


Walking around in VR with Oculus Rift Crescent Bay

You can now move and hear 3D sound all around you in Oculus' latest virtual reality prototype, and the demo is astounding.

By January 6, 2015


Nebraska football player takes selfie with raccoon, kills it

Jack Gangwish says that as he was posing with a racccoon for a selfie, the animal bit him. He says he accidentally killed it with a crescent wrench.

By December 6, 2014


Oculus closer to launch with new virtual reality headset

"Crescent Bay" prototype promises a better display and new sensors to track player's movements while using the device.

By September 20, 2014


Canon video sensor prototype can see in the dark

It's only a research project now, but Canon can see for its super-sensitive sensor in nighttime jobs like astronomy and security. It can record by the light of a crescent moon.

By March 4, 2013


CaseCentral raises $5 million

CaseCentral has raised a $5 million third round of funding, led by previous investor Advanced Technology Ventures. Other investors include Housatonic Partners, Grove Street Advisors, Crescent Venture Investors and Staenberg Venture Partners. San Francisco-based CaseCentral has raised a total of $22 million. The company provides software that allows legal teams from various law firms to collaborate and access and organize information via external online networks.

By August 28, 2001


Chip firm AmmoCore grabs $14 million

Chip designer AmmoCore Technology said Monday it received a $14 million second round of funding. The Santa Clara, Calif.-based company received investments from Bay Partners, Telos Venture Partners, Donald L. Lucas, Crescent Ventures, Cadence Design Systems and RWI Group. AmmoCore has raised a total of $16.5 million and received an increase in valuation with this latest round. The company designs and licenses large semiconductor chips of 3 million to 4 million gates, which basically serves as circuitry that channels electrical signals around the chip based on complicated design rules. AmmoCore's technology also focuses on speeding the design process. See complete list.

By June 11, 2001