Wednesday, January 16, 2019

5 unicorns that will probably go public in 2019 (besides Uber...

There’s been plenty of fanfare surrounding Uber and Lyft’s initial public offerings — slated for early 2019 — since...

How Juul made vaping viral to become worth a dirty $38...

A Juul is not a cigarette. It’s much easier than that. Through devilishly slick product design I’ll discuss here, the startup has...

Procter & Gamble acquires Walker & Company, Tristan Walker will remain...

Walker & Company Brands, a startup making health and beauty products for people of color, has been acquired by consumer giant Procter & Gamble. The...

And Uber is going with . . . Bird (looks like)

Five months ago, the Bay Area-based electric scooter rental company Lime joined forces with the ride-hailing giant Uber, which both invested in the company as...

Commercial insurtech is like an exclusive club — and Google and...

Tech companies and VCs in the insurance space have probably read many of the news articles about Amazon and Google entering insurance (here, here and here)....

Quora says 100 million users may have been affected by data...

Quora said today that a security breach may have compromised data from about 100 million users. In an email sent to users today and...

YouTube Originals will become free and ad-supported by 2020

YouTube is preparing to move its original programming out from behind its paywall. According to reports from The Hollywood Reporter and Variety on Monday,...

Watch Audi, Italdesign and Airbus design and test an autonomous flying...

Germany automaker Audi, Airbus and Italdesign presented Tuesday a scaled-down version of its vision of the future: a drone that can pluck the cab...

Apple launches app development program for female entrepreneurs

Apple is looking to better support female-identifying founders through its new Entrepreneur Camp, a technology lab focused on app development. The free two-week camp, which...

This company created a high-tech solution to a 2,500-year-old problem

Ever thumped over a pothole while driving and cringed, wondering if you’re one step closer to a flat tire and cursing the powers-that-be that...
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