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Snap taps its IPO price as it continues to crash

Snap taps its IPO price as it continues to crash

Snap’s last earnings report resulted in a disaster, and while the company still managed to [...]

Slack is reportedly raising another huge $500M round of funding

Slack is reportedly raising another huge $500M round of funding

Slack is in the midst of raising another $500 million in financing at what could [...]

The Juiced Board is a valiant attempt at securing the budget electric skateboard market

The Juiced Board is a valiant attempt at securing the budget electric skateboard market

When it looks, feels and is packaged like a competitor’s, is it really competition or [...]

Entelo steps up its AI game with $20M Series C

Entelo steps up its AI game with $20M Series C

The race to crown a winner in the AI-powered recruiting software space is on. With [...]

Talking with Alda Leu Dennis, the newest partner at Initialized Capital

Talking with Alda Leu Dennis, the newest partner at Initialized Capital

It’s only been a few days since she started her new job, but Alda Leu [...]

Uber rival Careem closes $500M raise at $1B+ valuation as Daimler steps in

Uber rival Careem closes $500M raise at $1B+ valuation as Daimler steps in

Amid ongoing struggles at Uber, one of its stronger regional rivals in transportation on demand [...]

The Columbus meetup is happening tonight but the location changed

The Columbus meetup is happening tonight but the location changed

I’m in Columbus this week and I thought we could have a quick meetup in [...]

The Surface Laptop makes the new Surface Pro mostly a nonstarter

The Surface Laptop makes the new Surface Pro mostly a nonstarter

It’s been a week with the new Pro — Microsoft’s part-tablet/part-laptop hybrid machine —  and [...]

Twitter tweaks its design again in an attempt to woo newcomers

Twitter tweaks its design again in an attempt to woo newcomers

In an effort to better cater to newcomers, Twitter once again is redesigning its app [...]

Facebook requests input on hard questions about censorship and terrorism

Facebook requests input on hard questions about censorship and terrorism

How should Facebook decide what’s allowed on its social network, and how to balance safety [...]

Spotify tops 140M users, revenue jumps over 50 percent

Spotify tops 140M users, revenue jumps over 50 percent

Spotify has been doing well on the revenue front, growing that aspect of its business [...]

Group Nine Media says it got 114M social engagements last month

Group Nine Media says it got 114M social engagements last month

With last fall’s formation of Group Nine Media, four digital media organizations (Thrillist, NowThis, The [...]

8bitdo’s new SNES-inspired retro gamepad is a dream Nintendo Switch controller

8bitdo’s new SNES-inspired retro gamepad is a dream Nintendo Switch controller

Ever since 8bitdo updated their NES30 Pro and other game controllers with Nintendo Switch support, [...]

Musical.ly gets into original content with new shows from Viacom, NBCU & Hearst

Musical.ly gets into original content with new shows from Viacom, NBCU & Hearst

Lip-syncing social network Musical.ly is getting into original content, thanks to new deals with Viacom, [...]

Twitter tweaks its design again in an attempt to woo newcomers

Twitter tweaks its design again in an attempt to woo newcomers

In an effort to better cater to newcomers, Twitter once again is redesigning its app [...]

Facebook rolls out the GIF button for comments to all users

Facebook rolls out the GIF button for comments to all users

Reply threads on Facebook are about to get a lot more animated. To mark the [...]

Facebook’s AI crosses language barrier to assist in Spanish

Facebook’s AI crosses language barrier to assist in Spanish

Any technology that only works in English neglects 75% of the world. That problem is [...]

BART is testing Bikeep’s smart bike locks

BART is testing Bikeep’s smart bike locks

There are few feelings worse than returning to the spot you locked up your bike [...]

No acting CEO at Uber, no problem?

No acting CEO at Uber, no problem?

Uber has bucked convention from the outset, so it wasn’t entirely surprising when, earlier today, [...]

Accessibility and communication apps take FCC honors

Accessibility and communication apps take FCC honors

It may seem strange to see a headline with “FCC” in it that doesn’t concern [...]