Paypal’s rival Adyen just saw their valuation double their first day as a public company, and people are already talkin’ bubbles.
As legislation tilts in the favor of consumers’ right to repair their electronic devices, French repair marketplace Back Market leads the pack with a $48m funding round
It’s been a busy week -- here are some updates on some stories that George R.R. Martin could have written.
Amazon led a coalition of businesses to overturn a ‘big business’ tax in Seattle that would’ve raised $48m for the homeless.
Dividends failed to materialize at Berkshire Hathaway’s Sheetrock investment, but Buffett finally managed to dump the company after a rare bit of investment activism.
Shares of gene-therapy companies plummeted after a report that editing a cell’s genome with CRISPR/Cas9 technology works best in cells more susceptible to cancer.
In 2017, the podcast industry hit a record high in earned ad revenue, and experts think it’s only gonna keep growing.
The crypto market lost $42B in value after Coinrail was hacked over the weekend.
With software companies commanding sky-high buy prices, Adaptive Insights sells to Workday for $1.55B.
To encourage pancake-centric buyers to think beyond breakfast, IHOP launched a burger-focused social media hoax -- and it worked.
Uber has reportedly drawn up an idea that would patent a system to let drivers know when their fare is wasted.
Five Below, a discount retailer that sells zombie drool to kids, is beating earnings expectations thanks to fad trends.
For the first time since 2012, a US supercomputer has dethroned China from the top spot as the world’s fastest and smartest.
Stitch Fix keeps proving the haters wrong a year after its IPO as revenue continues to grow.
After accusing Instagram of copying its stories for users, Snapchat is now shamelessly copying the ’Grams e-commerce functionality.
McDonald’s continues to make corporate cuts as they look to modernize their business model.
Starship Technologies raises $25m to get more autonomous delivery robots on the streets.
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.