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Amazon cutting hundreds of Seattle jobs in its consumer business: source
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 05:41

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is cutting hundreds of jobs in its consumer business in Seattle, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday, as the ...

YapStone is raising $100M to take on PayPal, Stripe in marketplace payments, nabs $71M so far
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 03:43

 While a part of the fintech world remains abuzz with crypo-talk, a startup that’s built a business around the more traditional world of pa...

Singapore ‘smart’ waste bins alert cleaners when full
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 23:41

SINGAPORE: After a successful pilot for solar-panelled “smart” trash bins, industrial property developer JTC has put up more than 40 of these bins...

Amazon reportedly paid around $90 million for security camera maker Blink
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 22:41

 Amazon acquired Blink late last year, a maker of affordable, easy to use security cameras powered by AA batteries. The acquisition was reportedl...

Traeger’s wi-fi connected grill is delicious overkill
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 21:43

 As a fan of both meat and fire, the Traeger Timberline 850 hits right in my rib zone. This powerful – and expensive – smoking grill ...

Microsoft makes it easier to preview Windows apps
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:42

If you're looking to get a peek at what cool features are coming to Windows apps in the future, then you pretty much need to run an Insider build...

Amazon to take on UPS, FedEx via “Shipping with Amazon”
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 19:50

Enlarge Amazon's plans to take on UPS and FedEx are reportedly coming to fruition. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, the online ret...

The Morning After: Cryptocurrency's security problem
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 18:45

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome back! Over the weekend, you may have missed the cost of Apple HomePod repairs (they're not cheap) ...

Online mortgage advisor Burrow pivots to B2B, cites unit economics issue
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 17:49

 Burrow, the U.K. startup founded by ex-VC Pradeep Raman and backed by Passion Capital, is shutting down its online mortgage brokerage service, T...

Winter Olympics 2018: Why I Love Watching Curling
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 16:46

Silence your phone, flip it over, and enter the alternate Curliverse where you can gently slide your worries down the ice on a cushion of tranquility....

Alibaba invests another $1.3 billion into its offline retail strategy
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 15:51

 Alibaba has furthered its physical retail footprint after it invested another billion dollars into projects to develop its so-called “new ...

Energy riches fuel bitcoin craze for speculation-shy Iceland
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 13:42

Virtual currencies like Iceland for its renewable energy sources and cool climate but the 2008 banking crisis left locals wary of financial speculator...

What Microsoft’s Antitrust Case Teaches Us About Silicon Valley
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:46

Twenty years after the US tried to break up Microsoft, a new crop of giants rule technology in an uneasy balance. And the government seems unable to s...

Instagram is testing screenshot alerts for stories
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 08:42

 Instagram is testing a feature that will show users when someone else takes a screenshot of their story. Users included in the test are getting...

Hackers hijack government websites to mine crypto-cash
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 07:51

A security expert says thousands of sites used visitors' computers to mine cryptocurrency. BBC News - Technology

Trump administration hopes to privatize ISS after 2024
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 06:42

If the US government plans to stop funding the International Space Station at the end of 2024, there's a big question: what happens next? Hand th...

The 5 Most Popular Dogs on Instagram
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 03:54

According to a search of users’ posts, these are the platform’s pre-eminent pooches. NYT > Technology

Startups are (still) making weird name choices
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 02:42

 First names, foods and animals have been quite popular lately with founders choosing startup names. Meanwhile, other naming styles are getting m...

After Math: It's bobsled time!
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 23:43

The 2018 Winter Olympics are starting up but Pyeongchang won't be the only place crowning champions. This week we've already seen Waymo win ...

Raise softly and deliver a big exit
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 20:42

 In the world of venture capital, the prospect of a successful “exit” looms large in the minds of investors. A VC’s business mo...

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