After months spent grappling with revelations of faulty background checks and stumbling through various PR debacles, Uber yesterday announced a pivot in its safety policies.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has appeared on Russian state television to ask President Vladimir Putin a “surprise” question as part of an annual live Q&A program titled “the Vladimir Putin Hotline.” None of the words in the previous sentence is a joke.
On Tuesday, New Jersey’s ban on direct Tesla sales officially went into effect. Now Tesla’s two NJ stores in Paramus and Short Hills can function only as “galleries” where potential buyers can look at the cars and talk to representatives about how the machines work, but cannot discuss pricing nor even test drive the vehicles. If customers like what they see, they’ll have to go online to make the purchase.
There’s very little to say about this, except to note that a professional journalist wrote these words and sent them in an email.
Make no mistake about it, things are heating up in the money transfer sector. After years of almost no innovation, two giants recently announced plans to get into the financial services game.
Congratulations, CFO! Your days as a bean counter are over. I hope this fact arrives as welcome news.
Yesterday, the first-quarter FEC filing for Representative Anna Eshoo’s (D-CA) Political Action Committee, Peninsula PAC, was made public.
As you’ve probably noticed, things are really hotting up at Pando. Not only are we turning out scoop after scoop after scoop, but we’re also preparing to publish the second issue of our print magazine and are just a couple of months away from our incredible Southland conference (starring Al Gore, Christy Turlington Burns, David Marcus, Phil Libin, Aaron Levie, Tristan Walker, St Paul & the Broken Bones and more).
For 18 years now, The Webby Awards have been the glib showpiece of the much more nobly named International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, which has a membership spanning the cultural spectrum from David Bowie to Arianna Huffington.
Facebook today announced a new feature that allows its users to share their general location with a select groups of friends.
Yesterday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) made headlines by slamming his state’s legislators for supposedly paying police and firefighters too much.
Digital signage is hardly an industry that screams for startup attention. Yes, the category hasn’t had much innovation in the decade plus that it’s been in existence, but it’s not like the dentist offices, restaurants, and casinos that host these screens are clamoring for technology.
Aereo has created an advocacy site to sway consumer opinion in its favor as it argues to the Supreme Court that its service is legal.
With all this brouhaha over the censorship of Twitter and YouTube in Turkey there’s now a demand that Twitter should open an office in that country, a demand that Twitter seems keen to quietly dodge.
Yahoo is hoping to become even more important to iPhone owners. The company already provides the data used for the device’s stock-and weather-tracking apps — now it’s looking to replace Google as the Safari browser’s default search service, according to a Re/code report.
In 1943, the then president of IBM, Thomas Watson, predicted that there was worldwide demand for just five computers.
Online dating site Zoosk has just filed to go public on the NY(f)SE, more than six years since its founding in 2007.
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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police announced today that a 19-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly taking advantage of the Heartbleed bug to steal tax information from a government website.
Viewed through one lens, the intersection of pets and the Internet of Things is the ultimate gimmick, the overlapping of our indulgences for technology and our fetish for treating animals like members of the family.