Bird, the scooter sharing startup founded by former Uber VP of International Growth Travis VanderZanden, has brought on a couple of former Uber employees to the flock. Joining as Bird VP and Head of Finance, is Dennis Cinelli,
There was an incredible media glare this week on the Kleiner Perkins sex discrimination trial and its negative outcome for Ellen Pao, but all the news about equality in tech was not nearly as negative. One of the most significant victories for women in tech came this week from Google,
Plus, e-scooter subscription services are a thing now, the Vision Fund is betting big on autonomous delivery and Facebook almost bought Unity.
Steve Jurvetson is staging a comeback, disclosing today that his new San Francisco-based, early-stage venture firm Future Ventures, has raised $200 million for its debut fund. “It’s good to be back in the saddle again,” says Jurvetson,
Apple has just bought up the talent it needs to make talking toys a part of Siri, HomePod, and its voice strategy. Apple has acquired PullString, also known as ToyTalk, according to Axios’ Dan Primack and Ina Fried. The company makes voice experience design tools,
Hotel chain giant Marriott will now let you check if you’re a victim of the Starwood hack. The company confirmed to TechCrunch that it has put in place “a mechanism to enable guests to look up individual passport numbers to see if they were included in the set of unencrypted passport numbers.
Watch out, starwhales.
Thanks to environmentally conscious young buyers, throwaway culture is dying not only in the U.S.,but also in Latin America — and startups are poised to jump in with services to help people recycle used clothing. GoTrendier, a peer-to-peer fashion marketplace operative in Mexico and Colombia,
When does “delete” really mean delete? Not always or even at all if you’re Twitter . Twitter retains direct messages for years, including messages you and others have deleted, but also data sent to and from accounts that have been deactivated and suspended.
The advantage of entering an emerging market is that the market still has a lot of empty space to fill, and as a startup you can be the first player. Kazakhstan might not be the first country that comes to mind when you think of overseas expansion. However,
This time instead of exposing users’ data, a Facebook bug erased it. A previously undisclosed Facebook glitch caused it to delete some users’ Live videos if they tried to post them to their Story and the News Feed after finishing their broadcast.
Alexis Ohanian's Initialized Capital and Ashton Kutcher's Sound Ventures participated in the round for the Y Combinator graduate.
最近Xbox One 和 PS4非常火爆，与此同时，传来又一位巨头Amazon也将进军游戏机行业的消息，据称其第一款产品即将推出，售价仅需300美元。
Less than three months after PayPal purchased StackMob, PayPal announced it will be shutting down the mobile startup. The news of the closure broke yesterday, only no one told StackMob's marketing department.Read more...
泻药，今天正好工作不饱和，手边又正好带着ZEISS 50 1.4，就以“认真”为名答一个长答案吧。【好多人骂我是因为没有看我的结论么。。。。。
It’s Friday, with about 2 hours left in the West Coast work day. Are you working? Like actually working? Probably not.So let’s watch freaking rockets get shot into space instead!After a bunch of delays, SpaceX is scheduled to launch six satellites into the skies for ORBCOMM,
Tax season sucks. We empathize with youDespite its importance, filling out tax returns seems to be the last bullet point on everyone’s list of priorities year after year. Who actually enjoys calculating how much of their hard-earned money they may have to give back to the government?