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 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 — […]
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 […]
Companies pay money for people posing as genuine users to promote their work or shift public opinion. Huh, ya think you know a site...
See, Leafage is just one of the “ghost restaurants” created by the company Green Summit, each with its own unique menu and branding, all operating out of the same kitchen in New York.
Not your typical economy for a country of 600k people.
And it can create a bit of a sticky situation for directors.
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 […]
When Arizona Iced Tea came onto the scene in 1992, the family-owned company quickly toppled industry leader, Snapple, thanks to a simple formula: never raise prices. In fact, Arizona is so committed to its 99 cent price tag that “99¢” is still printed in bold on every can to keep retailers from charging more (though […]
Tristan Harris is trying to change the way companies design their addicting software and notifications
Stripe is a six-year-old tech company on a mission to make digital payments as simple as possible for all businesses. And yesterday, they made some serious headway with the launch of Instant Payouts — a service that allows marketplaces currently using Stripe’s payments API to pay contract workers “within minutes.” This isn’t new, it’s just […]
Getting rid of the pretzels is the first place to start.