Coinbase was the latest crypto company to seek out brokerage licenses in order to avoid heat from the SEC and tap into institutional finance.
The biggest highlights from Apple’s WWDC18
WhatsApp co-founders give new meaning to the word integrity as they collectively gave up $1.3B to get out of their deal with Facebook
Social Security has to tap into its rainy day fund after recent tax cuts accelerated the program’s death march.
In a bid to pull ahead as the best smart speaker company, Sonos managed to partner with 3 of its competitors’ voice AIs thanks to some prescient patents.
The SEC appointed its first ever full-blown crypto regulator, but she faces an uphill battle to rein in a well-funded and lawless industry.
Patreon acquired a merchandising logistics platform to further diversify their offerings and help make their creators more money.
A volatile vanilla market has led to problematic increases -- both in organized crime and in ice cream prices
Fortnite is the world’s most popular game, pulling in nearly $300m in the month of April alone, and it shows no signs of stopping.
Nearly a quarter of Tesla’s Model 3 deposits in the US have reportedly been refunded, but it might be a blessing in disguise.
Howard Schultz, the entrepreneur who created Starbucks as we know it, is stepping away from the coffee business -- and many think he’s stepping into the political arena.
PlayVS is an esports infrastructure startup that is looking to organize esports at the high school level, and they just raised $15m to do it.
To capitalize on GitHub’s active developer community, Microsoft acquired the company for $7.5B -- but developers already want out.
Samsonite’s CEO resigns after a report alleges he lied about having a Ph.D. in business administration.
After burning through all its cash, data analytics startup Domo filed for an IPO in search of some extra dollars.
Lyft is getting into the bikeshare mix, closing in on a deal to acquire Citi Bike backer Motivate, reportedly valued at $250m.
After bankrupt Sweetheart-maker NECCO put itself on the auction block, C. Dean Metropoulos came to the rescue, like he has with Twinkies and PBR before it.
The popularity of smartphones has shrunk the market for cameras, forcing Canon to discontinue its only remaining analog camera.
MoviePass has made good on their promise to start their own production company with MoviePass Films.
In a race against Google to bring the first autonomous vehicles to market, GM’s $2.25B investment from SoftBank could be just the boost Cruise needs.
Successful Toronto-based winter coat brand Canada Goose has managed to fly under the radar with a massive market cap. Now they have eyes for 2 new nests in China.
Bird seeks another $150m to become the electric scooter biz’s first unicorn, as the industry continues to saturate major city streets.
Chinese lithium company now owns a $4B stake in a massive Chilean lithium producer -- but Chile isn’t too pleased with their new business partner.
As the DNA kit market takes off, 23andMe sues Ancestry in an attempt to take down the market leader.
Yesterday Mary Meeker, the Nostradamus of the tech industry, made her famous industry forecast in the annual internet trends report.
Ben and Jerry’s partnered with Poseidon, one of several companies working to use blockchain to combat climate change one token at a time.
After a two-year antitrust review, Bayer has finally won approval for its $66B takeover of Monsanto -- provided it unloads $9B in agricultural assets.
Trudeau and the Canadian government are set to buy Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain oil pipeline and its controversial expansion project for $3.5B.
To preserve its market share, old-guard diamond company De Beers is joining the lab-grown gem craze to build a pricing barrier between the science experiments and the real stuff.
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