• Gillmor Gang: Ah-Clem

    Gillmor Gang: Ah-Clem

    The Gillmor Gang — Philip Proctor, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, Denis Pombriant, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Saturday, August 19, 2017. The Firesign Theatre’s Phil Proctor joins the Gang. Topics preclude: will the realDonaldTrump please step down, what is reality, Siri’s Easter egg, and other mysteries from the vaults of time. @stevegillmor, @FIRESIGNPHIL… Read More

  • Let’s review some of tech’s big second quarter financial stories

    Now that the second-quarter “earnings season” — when all of the biggest public tech companies spill their financial guts to the public — is over, and it was filled with a lot of weird stories that seemed a little outside of the mold that we normally see. There weren’t any blockbuster product launches, huge advertising beats, wildly surprising numbers (outside… Read More

  • Cryptowestworld

    Cryptowestworld

    Let me tell you a story. Once upon a time there lived a mysterious, brilliant inventor, now lost to history, who created a kind of autonomous zone wherein the traditional rules of governments and law did not apply. It was scoffed at as escapism, but over time it drew an ever-growing crowd who used it primarily to indulge their greed and lust. A few, though, believed it could be more than an… Read More

  • The Daily Stormer was back online for a quick second

    The Daily Stormer was back online for a quick second

    Neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer is running out of options to stay online. There has been a public outcry against tech companies helping websites, such as The Daily Stormer. On August 18th, the team behind The Daily Stormer found a way to put the website back online. But now that NameCheap has taken down the website’s new domain name, it is back offline for most people. If you want to host… Read More

  • Former GE CEO Jeff Immelt close to becoming Uber’s CEO

    Former GE CEO Jeff Immelt close to becoming Uber’s CEO

    The long and dramatic process for naming a new Uber CEO may be coming closer to an end. First reported by Kara Swisher, our sources are also telling us that former General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt is still being seriously considered and the board vote is expected to happen soon. The talks were first reported several weeks ago. Co-founder and CEO Travis Kalanick was asked to resign in June… Read More

  • Leaked image suggests a new Nest thermostat is on the way

    Leaked image suggests a new Nest thermostat is on the way

    Alphabet-owned Nest has taken some pretty safe choices in the IoT space, building products that rely on a their Internet connectedness to function. Their most recognizable product, the Nest Learning Thermostat hasn’t gotten a cosmetic upgrade since it was released nearly six years ago, though it has received some hardware tweaks to make setup and connection more simple. A leaked image… Read More

  • Here are the top schools among founders who raise big dollars Crunch Network

    Here are the top schools among founders who raise big dollars

    You don’t need a fancy university degree to launch a startup and secure venture capital. But looking at the data on who gets funded, alumni affiliation sure seems to be a big contributing factor. Read More

  • The Huger Tech Racer electric skateboard proves fast doesn’t mean first place

    The Huger Tech Racer electric skateboard proves fast doesn’t mean first place

    The pursuit of finding the best electric skateboard continues, with a startup based out of Orange County, California called Huger Tech. The board in question, named the Racer, is supposed to be the most bang for your buck, but with better performance than the two current leading electric skateboards — the Boosted Board and Inboard. Read More

  • Prisma shifts focus to b2b with an API for AI-powered mobile effects

    Prisma shifts focus to b2b with an API for AI-powered mobile effects

    The startup behind the Prisma style transfer app is shifting focus onto the b2b space, building tools for developers that draw on its expertise using neural networks and deep learning technology to power visual effects on mobile devices. Read More

  • Crunch Report | Benchmark vs Kalanick Goes Sour

    Reddit is rolling out its own video platform, VR adtech company Immersv raises $10.5 million and Benchmark versus Kalanick goes sour. All this on Crunch Report Read More

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