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Streaming viewership surpassed cable TV for the first time, says Nielsen

Streaming viewership reached new highs last month, exceeding cable usage for the first time, according to Nielsen. The measurement firm today released its total TV and streaming report for July, stati

Sports partnerships are more than just a deal for major crypto companies

Are alliances between crypto companies and sports teams paying off in a meaningful way?

Why do startup valuations go down when interest rates go up?

Despite the focus on interest rates, it is the second aspect — inflation and the consequent government response — that will have the most significant consequences for founders and the public.

Looks like time is up for Snap’s Pixy drone

Snap may have flown a bit too close to the sun in its development of the palm-sized selfie drone, Pixy. Following a late-April announcement, the social media firm has already begun pumping the brakes

Quora is shutting down the English version of its Partner Program

Quora is shutting down the English version of its Partner Program on September 1st, the company announced on its website. The Partner Program will remain active in other languages, including German, J

Sofy raises cash to grow its no-code mobile app testing platform

Sofy, a startup developing a testing platform for mobile app devs it claims is used by Microsoft, today closed a $7.75 million seed round that brings its total capital raised to $9.5 million. Voyager

Google will roll out new updates to reduce low-quality and unoriginal content in search results

Google announced today that it’s rolling out new Search updates over the next few weeks that will aim to make it easier for people to find high-quality content. The new ranking improvements will

🌎🔥😬🥴🤷😭 Why we need an emoji for climate change

The consequences of climate change are becoming more apparent, and a growing number of people are experiencing climate anxiety. We need a way to communicate that.

Your startup needs someone to be its lead storyteller

Dissect the challenges. Celebrate the solutions. Tell the stories.

Planning to use your startup equity as collateral? Good luck

If you have equity and are seeking liquidity, you are not alone. Getting liquidity for startup equity is an industrywide problem and has been for decades.

Apple is launching two new Top Charts for paid podcasts

Apple today is introducing two new subscription-focused podcast charts to showcase popular paid shows. The two new charts — Top Subscriber Shows and Top Subscriber Channels — will be available to

Five years later, Google is still all-in on Kotlin

It’s been just over five years since Google announced at Google I/O 2017 that it would make Kotlin, the statically typed language for the Java Virtual Machine first developed by JetBrains, a fir

Rocketplace raises $9M in seed funding to build the ‘Fidelity for crypto’

Rocketplace, a startup that aims to build a “next-generation asset management platform for crypto,” has raised $9 million in a seed funding round. A few things about this raise stood out. For one,

YouTube Shorts will start adding watermarks to discourage cross-platform sharing

YouTube Shorts, the platform’s TikTok competitor, is rolling out a watermarking feature. That means that when creators make a short on YouTube, they won’t be able to download their video a

Acura’s vision for EVs is an SUV concept inspired by F1 and luxury Italian power boats

Acura is preparing for the EV future in the same way most other automakers are planning out their transition to electric car manufacturers, with an SUV. The awkwardly named Acura Precision EV Concept

Pitch Deck Teardown: Mi Terro’s $1.5M seed deck

Mi Terro takes agricultural waste and processes it into proteins that can be used as a plastic replacement, fed as food to animals and much more. Here's the teardown of its pitch deck.

Amazon’s Ring quietly fixed security flaw that put users’ camera recordings at risk of exposure

Amazon-owned Ring quietly fixed a “high-severity” security vulnerability in May that could have allowed malicious actors to access camera recordings from Ring video doorbells and extract users&#82

This new $100M fund plans to focus on startups accelerating the science around longevity

Longevity-focused startups have been proliferating in recent years as we become more focused on our health. However, it’s not just about apps to get you in the gym. Longevity startups can range from

Google workers call on the company to expand abortion and privacy protections

A group of more than 600 Google employees is pressing the company to expand worker health benefits, divest itself of some political ties and bolster user privacy in light of the Supreme Court decision

Aero raises $65M for its semi-private airline

Aero Technologies, which describes itself as a “next-generation air travel company” which currently operates on a limited number of routes in the U.S. and Europe, today announced that it h
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