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Whirlpool wants to recommend… recipes?

The world’s largest maker of home appliances like fridges, ovens -- and yes, washing machines -- just acquired recipe search engine, Yummly.

The Hustle • May 5, 2017

Home off the range

In a blog post titled “Hanging up my spurs,” VC cowboy Chris Sacca announced he’s retiring from investing and heading back to his house on the prairie.

The Hustle • April 27, 2017

Return of the Mark

The F8 conference rages on and yesterday, Regina Dugan, the head of Facebook’s experimental technologies unit, Building 8, revealed that the company is developing a brain-computer interface that allows people to think-to-type at 100 words per minute. Oh, and also technology that lets the skin on your body mimic the function of an eardrum — […]

The Hustle • April 20, 2017

Jimmy Buffett’s margarita village

He’s leveraging his aging lifestyle brand to build a real-life Margaritaville for old people.

The Hustle • March 9, 2017

The crockpot cult leader

Last summer, the smash hit of Amazon Prime Day wasn’t a tablet, a flat-screen, or fancy VR goggles… It was the Instant Pot, a multi-function electric pressure cooker, which also doubles as a rice cooker, crockpot, saute pan, steamer, yogurt maker, and stockpot. Dang. During the 24-hour online sale, the Instant Pot sold more than […]

The Hustle • March 8, 2017

Uber wants employees to be “perf”

The company now faces criticism for its controversial employee ranking system.

The Hustle • February 28, 2017

#Fakecomments: A Reddit scandal

Companies pay money for people posing as genuine users to promote their work or shift public opinion. Huh, ya think you know a site...

The Hustle • February 27, 2017

This film might just save the planet

And no, we’re not talking about a movie.

The Hustle • February 10, 2017

Greenlight: The debit card for kids

The company is offering parents cash-free control.

The Hustle • February 6, 2017

Montenegro: the country that exports domain names

Not your typical economy for a country of 600k people.

The Hustle • January 11, 2017

The golden era of hedge funds is over

The wealth creation and compensation is gone. So is the mystique.

The Hustle • January 4, 2017

Netflix makes directors an offer they can’t refuse

And it can create a bit of a sticky situation for directors.

The Hustle • December 28, 2016

Apple’s license to steal

Thanks to some legal jargon, if your app is on the App Store, it’s pretty much theirs.

The Hustle • December 28, 2016

F.B. codes home

Zuckerberg gets back to his roots and creates AI from scratch to run his home.

The Hustle • December 20, 2016

Oh yes he did: How Doyle saved Domino’s

When Patrick Doyle came on board as CEO of Domino’s Pizza in 2010 he vowed to transform the struggling pizza company into a “Technology-Enabled, Nimble, Category Disrupting Machine.” We’re not sure what that means either, but the company Doyle has re-built in the past 6 years is probably pretty close to that vision. It all […]

The Hustle • December 1, 2016

Net neutrality is on the chopping block

Donald Trump just appointed two long-time opponents to the FCC’s rules.

The Hustle • November 22, 2016

We’re addicted to our phones and it might not be our fault

Tristan Harris is trying to change the way companies design their addicting software and notifications

The Hustle • October 18, 2016

Boeing’s Latest Idea for Making Air Travel Not the Absolute Worst

Getting rid of the pretzels is the first place to start.

The Hustle • September 20, 2016

Self-Driving Car Employees Are Worth About $10m… Each

And at least one online school is trying to get more of those people out into the workforce.

The Hustle • September 19, 2016

LEGO Surprisingly Wants You to Stop Buying Its Toys. Here’s Why.

Not many companies have this luxury.

The Hustle • September 7, 2016

Spacexplosion

Why does Mark Zuckerberg care so much about the SpaceX rocket blowing up? The Hustle Fri, Sept 2 “Houston, we have a problem” Yesterday morning, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket exploded on a Cape Canaveral launch pad. The good news: It was an unmanned “static fire test” (kind of like a dress rehearsal for a launch), […]

The Hustle • September 2, 2016

How Sleek AF Biker Helmet Startup SKULLY Went Bankrupt

According to a recent lawsuit filed by a former SKULLY employee, the whole thing was a sham, and the Weller brothers used corporate accounts as their “personal piggy banks.”

The Hustle • August 12, 2016

Snapgram and Instachat

The Hustle Wed, August 3 Or is it the other way around? Keep getting them confused… The highest form of flattery Yesterday, Instagram introduced its newest feature called “Instagram Stories,” and our reaction — check that, the entire internet’s reaction — went something like this: “So… it’s, uhhhh, Snapchat?” Yup, pretty much. In fact, despite […]

The Hustle • August 3, 2016

Brexit Explained Like You’re a Kid

The Hustle Monday, June 27, 2016 Now that the dust has settled… Last Thursday, Britain voted to leave the EU, and sh*t immediately hit the fan. England’s prime minister quit, global stock markets plummeted, and some “leave” voters immediately regretted their decision. “I didn’t think my vote was going to matter because I thought we […]

The Hustle • June 27, 2016

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