All-stars in the AI field are negotiating contracts like NBA players, and have racked up “double-digit millions over a four- or five-year period.”
Spiegel claims that Spectacles outsold the first iPod, but, to-date Snap’s only sold 150k units -- and they’re stuck with thousands of unsold specs.
In a gamble against expensive 4-year college degrees, the shared-workspace company has purchased NYC-based coding bootcamp, Flatiron School.
The trend of huge investment funds shifting their focus towards private companies is causing a major slump in the number of new US public companies.
As a generation of students saddled with loan debt stay put in the workforce, applications to MBA programs in the US have fallen for a third straight year.
Subscription box service Stitch Fix has filed for IPO -- and in an industry known for burning through cash, they’re sporting some pretty solid numbers.
Last week the CEO of LaCroix's parent company sent a bizarre, all-caps press release. Is he just a man in the twilight of his life? Or a marketing genius?
In an effort to get “closer to profitability,” meal kit company Blue Apron has laid off up to 300 people, costing them $3.5m in severance.
Drug companies intentionally designs bottles that dispense eye drops twice as large as the human eye can handle, so we run out faster and have to buy more.
Yesterday, Capital G announced a $1B investment in Uber’s mustached nemesis, bringing Lyft’s valuation to $11B -- and pitting Alphabet against Softbank.
This week, several news sources published articles questioning the viability of Magic Leap’s technology, and their PR team isn’t exactly taking it in stride.
Studies have found that quieter isn't always better.
“Mixed reality” startup Magic Leap has officially closed a massive $502m funding round. Which is funny… because they still don’t have a working prototype.
A team of researchers from the University of Washington has figured out just how easy it is to exploit mobile advertising networks.
Dollar General has found a lucrative niche in towns long considered unprofitable. And its banking on continued economic disparity to succeed.
San Francisco-based LimeBike just raised another $50m, led by Coatue Management, to expand Chinese-style bike sharing in the US. Now valued at $225m, LimeBike launched just 10 months ago and has since raised $12m in VC capital from Andreessen Horowitz But, in a market that’s poised to produce “the next Uber,” LimeBike’s got some pretty […]
It finally happened -- a drone collided with a commercial aircraft in Canada last week, marking the first incident of its kind in North American history.
Researchers have found a huge flaw in the security used to protect Wi-Fi networks that could put your private info at risk. Here's how to protect yourself.
Leaked numbers show that UberEATS is projected to hit $3B in sales this year -- meaning it's growing faster than their ride-sharing business.
If you’re a victim of the Sunday scaries, you’re not alone: 50% of Americans say they’re “consistently drained at work.”
The blue ‘book recently released its plans to take over the food game: an “Order Food” button now appears under the “Explore” section of Facebook’s home page, where you can pull up nearby restaurants with ratings and price estimates. Some of these restaurants also have a “Start Order” button in case you’re in the middle […]
In the paper’s opinion, its journalists “should not be able to say anything on social media” that they wouldn’t otherwise say in the Times.
Last week, Google announced the Google Home Mini — a smart speaker meant to compete with the likes of Amazon’s Echo Dot — to generally positive reviews. Now, they’re in some deep water: turns out, some of the test units released to press members and giveaway contestants were randomly recording users’ conversations “thousands of times […]
And it’s all thanks to climate change. Globally, coffee demand is ramping up: humans consumed 151m 60k bags of coffee last year, and China’s consumption alone has doubled in the past 5 years. In fact, coffee is the most traded commodity in the world after oil. And bean growers are under a lot of pressure […]