WhatsApp founder, Jan Koum, is parting ways with Facebook. Publicly, he says it’s time “to move on.” But according to insiders, tensions have been bubbling below the surface…
Phones, fuel, and timeshares: Major M&As this week, from T-Mobile and Sprint, to Marathon Petroleum and Andeavor.
Cloud-based esignature company DocuSign raised $629m in their IPO last Thursday at $29 a share -- and their stock climbed to nearly $40 in their first day of trading on Friday.
Emphasis on the importance of a 4-year degree causes young workers to go into debt for a bachelor’s degree -- instead of taking high-paying trade jobs that desperately need workers.
French ride-share giant acquires another carpooling service as it looks to compete with the other ride-sharing glam-brands.
Marshmallow makers at a Pennsylvania Peeps factory won a court decision that will force their company Just Born, to honor their pension promises (while they still can).
Looks like the other shoe just dropped… MoviePass reduces new subscribers to only 4 movies a month after losing money on every single new subscriber.
Nintendo had a monstrous 2017 and it’s all thanks to the Nintendo Switch -- and a little nostalgia.
As reported by USA Today, there’s a shortage of 51k truck drivers nationwide — which has driven shipping costs up by 6-10%, an increase that consumers will soon have to pay for. As baby boomers retire and young people fail to take their spots at the wheel, the shortage is expected to grow to more […]
On May 9, Amazon will release the Echo Dot Kids Edition, complete with kid-friendly responses, and rewards for good manners... and we have some concerns.
Theme parks across the globe have leveraged popular movie characters and virtual-reality rides to crank out record-setting revenues.
Data from the past 30 years shows Americans age 50 and up are 20x more likely to use pot than older Americans were 30 years ago. What’s going on?
With so many Americans reluctant to visit the doc, companies are attempting to win back patients by rolling out cheap,easy-to-use on-demand medical options.
LendEDU has been exposed for hiding their ties to “independent, news outlet” The Student Loan Report -- and completely fabricating its founder, “journalist” Drew Cloud.
Earnings reports, geeetcha earnings reports: Alphabet, Coke, and Caterpillar led the charge in impressive Q1’s.
After the founder of a walking-tour app called Detour abandoned the company to develop a new product, speaker company Bose decided to stick its fork in the leftovers.
As esports become increasingly popular, universities are creating varsity video-gaming programs to develop the next generation of gamers (and boost dwindling attendance numbers).
Due to bad weather, wine production decreased substantially over the last year -- while consumption continued to increase.
Netflix raises another $1.5 in debt as they continue to flood their platform with more original content.
Microsoft has paid Minecraft creators $7m since its Minecraft Marketplace release -- enough for some players to quit their day jobs.
The world’s biggest crypto exchange is moving to a small island in the Mediterranean for their liberal trading policies and may inspire other exchanges to follow suit.
A Supreme Court decision that will likely end up legalizing sports betting across the board in the US has led to a pre-emptive shakeup in the online gambling industry.
As more and more people go under the knife, the platform wants to bring transparency to a historically hush-hush industry.
San Francisco city attorney sent a cease-and-desist order to all three companies, demanding they take stronger measures to keep riders off of the sidewalks -- now Bird's fighting back.
The bank is being fined $1B for forcing customers to purchase auto insurance policies they didn’t need, causing some to default on their loans.
To access the 930m Indian consumers who don’t use the internet, Amazon rolled out an Internet app -- using a quieter version of the ‘global connectivity’ approach.
After the ag-tech boom sprouted big returns, new investors are pumping money into the growing industry of aquaculture-tech.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba just invested oodles of cash in a network and mom-n’-pop shops to expand their user base beyond cities.
Philip Morris plunges the most in a decade as they struggle to get their ol' faithfuls to move with them into the e-cigarette future.
Jeff Bezos sent out his highly anticipated annual shareholder letter yesterday, chock-full of interesting tidbits he’s gathered during his tenure at Amazon. Here are our favorite takeaways.