Seat at the Table
WRITTEN BY Wes Schlagenhauf
Grab n’ go
Loneliness is a $7B-a-year issue for the US
The AARP found that isolation, or “loneliness,” costs the US government almost $7B a year.
A new B2B cannabis logistics and compliance platform raises $5m
The co-founder and former CEO of Eaze just raised $5m in seed-funding for his new company WAYV, a B2B company that specializes in supply-chain logistics.
When is it gonna end??
The big business of Halloween retail
As e-commerce continues to decimate the brick-and-mortar retail industry, the rise in Halloween’s popularity since the mid-2000s has helped bring some of those dormant storefronts temporarily back to life.
IBM to acquire open-source software company Red Hat for $34B
IBM agrees to acquire open-source software maker Red Hat for $34B; a deal that will make the struggling legacy IT brand the biggest hybrid computing service in the world.
All aboard the cheese express
Sweet Musk: Tesla finally made a profit!
After refining its production practices, Tesla is finally profitable for one of the first times in the company's 15-year existence, and some think it could be a turning point for the company.
Tiger Global has been quietly making loud investments, and it’s starting to pay off
Tiger Global continues leading the charge on weed-industry investments, and it just secured a new $3.7B venture fund that is now one of the largest in the world.
Like your convict uncle telling you not to steal
AT&T puts up strong earnings in its first quarter after acquiring WarnerMedia
In WarnerMedia’s first full quarter with AT&T, the telecom giant saw great revenue growth from its new addition, despite the fact that AT&T’s stock hit a 16-year low.
Google wants to teach kids how to protect themselves against ‘bad actors’ online… wait, what?
Google looks to teach children how to be safe online with its new “digital-citizenship” education program, but not everyone thinks the tech giant is the right role model for the kids.