Last week Flexport raised a $110m Series C, placing its pre-money valuation at a whopping $800m. This is not a company that makes photo sharing apps or design-porn hardware: it is a customs brokerage and freight forwarding service. (Jesus, just reading that can put you to sleep). And its success is indicative of a larger […]
Hidden recurring payments, spam from friends on social networks, and sneaky add ons when booking flights -- this is how the internet takes your money.
In less than a month, NBC’s original daily news segment, “Stay Tuned”, has garnered 29 million unique viewers on Snapchat.
Yesterday, GrubHub acquired Yelp’s food delivery platform Eat24 for $287.5m, in a play to gain as much of a lead on Uber and Amazon as possible.
SoftBank has just taken a small stake in Roomba maker, iRobot, boosting their stock 22%, to a market value of $2.4B. Yep. As it turns out, the “robovac” has a lot more to offer than sucking skittles out of your shag.
The internet has developed its own “organic” laugh track -- and it’s the secret sauce of some of our favorite viral videos.
How Calibri is playing a crucial role in an unfolding political scandal in Pakistan.
Potato riots, poultry strikes and disgruntled ship builders....it's been a crazy July.
On Monday, the Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina law that made it a felony for registered sex offenders to use Facebook and other social media sites. It’s a monumental decision — one of the first to grapple with the complex relationship between the internet and the First Amendment. It all began with a […]
After 2 years in “stealth mode,” Carmera launched publicly, aiming to create good 3D maps that anyone can use. But they're doing it a little differently.
Or now. Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom has a 5-minute trick to beating procrastination.
Recently, your mom's favorite bubbly water has become a millennial media darling.
Obnoxious, click-baity ads are the worst, so Google plans on installing a native ad blocker directly into its Chrome browser.
Food delivery startups are dropping like flies. But against all odds, one of them filed for IPO yesterday.
In a dramatic twist of events, producers of box office flop, Baywatch, are now blaming Rotten Tomatoes for their movies’ poor performance.
Not literally, but the first Costco branch opened in Reykjavik, Iceland last week and people are. Jacked. Up.
The world’s largest maker of home appliances like fridges, ovens -- and yes, washing machines -- just acquired recipe search engine, Yummly.