Tech reporters’ inboxes are filled with garbage pitches from misguided founders who assume that the smallest milestone warrants a write-up. Founders dream of seeing their company’s name in headlines without knowing how that might help or hurt them. But with the proper intentions,
On-demand ride-sharing startup Lyft is launching a new product in San Francisco today that it hopes will get more people using its service. Called Lyft Line, the product is designed to lower costs for passengers by having multiple people ride together when they share a common route. Read More
We don’t use the “real” Facebook. Or Twitter. Or Google, Yahoo, or LinkedIn. We are almost all part of experiments they quietly run to see if different versions with little changes make us use more, visit more, click more, or buy more. By signing up for these services,
ORLANDO—(BTC @ $355.27) The hotel is a tomb of hopeful thinking. Built in the 1980s, the single tower of the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Hotel at Disney World juts up from the Orlando ground as if tectonic forces pushed skyward a sheet of pure, brown stucco.
Southeast Asian on-demand transport rivals Grab and Gojek deny that they are involved in talks to merge, but today Grab announced a piece of news that — at the very least — is sure to divert attention from that story, or more likely stoke the fires of speculation that it is indeed gearing up for […]
Speedinvest, the European seed-stage VC that was started from Vienna but has since added offices in London, Berlin, Munich and San Francisco, has raised a new €190 million fund. It brings the firm’s total assets under management to more than €400 million.
The UK has a strong history when it comes to processors, but the global chip market has seen some ups and downs of late.
Fintech startup Revolut is raising a large Series D round of funding. TCV is leading the $500 million round, valuing the company at $5.5 billion. Over the past few years, Revolut has raised $836 million in total. Some existing investors are also participating in today’s funding round,
Oxx, a European venture capital firm co-founded by Richard Anton and Mikael Johnsson, this month announced the closing of its debut fund of $133 million to back “Europe’s most promising SaaS companies” at Series A and beyond. Launched in 2017 and headquartered in London and Stockholm,
The specter of constant surveillance hangs over all of us in ways we don't even fully understand, but it is also possible to turn the tools of the watchers against them.
Boris Renski, the co-founder of Mirantis, one of the earliest and best-funded players in the OpenStack space a few years ago (which then mostly pivoted to Kubernetes and DevOps), has left his role as CMO to focus his efforts on a new startup: FreedomFi.
If 2018 was when the industry was shocked into sobriety, 2019 would be a year?when pragmatism and the challenges of trying to develop and scale a technology got a lot more real.?The upshot: the industry is in the midst of its adolescent years, where change can occur suddenly,
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Travelex, a major international foreign currency exchange, has confirmed it has suspended some services after it was hit by malware on December 31. The London-based company, which operates more than 1,500 stores globally,
Disney Channel staple Zendaya Coleman has landed a seriously buzzy role.The 17-year-old, best known for her turn in Shake It Up and on ABC's Dancing with the Stars, has been tapped to play late recording artist Aaliyah in a Lifetime Original Movie called Aaliyah: Princess of R&B.
An anonymous reader writes Writing on Opensource.com, Matt Micene shares his thoughts on getting started with an open source project. "I came back from OSCON this year with a new fire to contribute to an open source project. I've been involved in open source for years,
By the latter half of the Space Race between the United States and the USSR, focus had shifted from simply putting people into orbit to seeing how long they could stay up there. And while the U.S. won the sprint to the moon,
It's been nearly eight years since the troubled teen ensemble from FOX's The O.C. waved goodbye from their driveways in Newport (those who didn't die in dramatic fiery crashes, that is).But each year when the holiday season rolls around,
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The ever-extending reach of Harry Potter continues, this time to Hollywood. Universal has released a new video that features a Hogwarts express conductor guiding viewers through what the Wizarding World at Universal Studios Hollywood has to offer.See also: