Robocalls ask: Miss us yet?

Don’t get too excited: Your break from spam calls might be short-lived.

The Hustle • May 26, 2020

Another pandemic trend to watch: How many businesses return their corona relief money

Shake Shack started the trend last month, and many other companies have followed its lead.

Nick DeSantis • May 19, 2020

Libraries hope their return will not be overdue

For many people, libraries provide essential services. But getting back to full service means libraries won’t look the same.

Michael Waters • May 18, 2020

The market for refurbished tech is shining like new

We need more devices to keep up with the marathon of quarantine. The ringleaders of the refurb empire are reaping the benefits

Nick DeSantis • May 14, 2020

Sorry Comcast: School buses are internet providers now

School districts are bringing WiFi connections to communities that need them now more than ever.

Michael Waters • May 8, 2020

One of America’s most technophobic institutions took a step out of the dark ages

For the first time, the Supreme Court held oral arguments by teleconference. For the most part, the historic occasion went smoothly

Nick DeSantis • May 5, 2020

A Lithuanian city is turning its streets into coffee shops

Real estate is so cramped that businesses are going al fresco.

Michael Waters • April 29, 2020

3 pandemic trends to watch as the digging-out phase begins

This week, states are starting to ease up on lockdown orders. Here’s what we’re following.

Nick DeSantis • April 28, 2020

Shake Shack sends its coronavirus relief loan back to the kitchen

The burger chain extinguished the PR flames, but other big businesses might take a turn on the grill.

Nick DeSantis • April 21, 2020

Forget DIY crafts. Rural Colorado is trying out DIY broadband

Project Thor wants to smash the digital divide to smithereens.

Michael Waters • April 21, 2020

Zuckerberg makes the first move in his chess match with regulators

Over the weekend, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg outlined his hopes for the future of internet regulation, and by Monday Facebook had begun rebranding.

Conor Grant • April 2, 2019

The FTC is finally cracking down on fake Amazon reviews

The FTC has issued a $12.8 fine on a shady supplement company for paying for fake reviews on Amazon.

Zachary Crockett • February 28, 2019

Collibra and its data governance competitors are the real winners of GDPR

Collibra, a data governance startup, raised $100m at a $1B valuation as more companies seek help for GDPR compliance.

Conor Grant • January 30, 2019

Altria bought a 35% stake in Juul, and it’s been a headache for the cig giant ever since

Altria’s major investment into Juul has been a headache from the get-go, and now the FDA is out for blood.

Wes Schlagenhauf • January 25, 2019

There’s no such thing as a free internet

New York-based company Intersection continues to expand their free Wi-Fi kiosks, hedging their bets on an ad-based internet.

Lindsey Quinn • May 16, 2018

Despite sketchy science, biotech companies are lining up to get into your genes

After the price of gene testing dropped, new companies cropped up to offer more than 75,000 different genetic tests -- and the medical community is struggling to keep up.

Conor Grant • May 9, 2018

Net neutrality is on the chopping block

Donald Trump just appointed two long-time opponents to the FCC’s rules.

The Hustle • November 22, 2016

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