Uber started trading on Friday in an initial public offering that valued the company at $75.5 billion. By the end of day Friday, the stock was trading down 6.7% off the $45 a share, where the company had priced on …Read More »
The Uber strike should worry investors and the company because it points to a fundamental problem with its business model (LYFT)
Uber and Lyft and their investors should be worried about the strike Wednesday by the app-based taxi companies’ drivers. The labor action highlights a fundamental problem with the companies’ businesses — they’re losing lots of money in spite of paying …Read More »
Entrepreneurially minded teens are getting rich off of shopping apps such as Poshmark, Goat, and StockX. The ease at which you can buy and sell on these apps directly from a smartphone has made them a hit with young shoppers. …Read More »
We looked at some of the best sci-fi movies in history to see what kinds of predictions they made about technology and the world. Many predictions are hilariously inaccurate, but some have proven eerily correct decades later. Memorable movies like …Read More »
Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Margaret Atwood’s …Read More »
These are the top 25 people who will have the most influence in tech this year, according to a survey of over 30,000 developers (TSLA, MSFT, AAPL, GOOG, GOOGL)
Stack Overflow, a site for developers to ask and answer questions about programming, recently released the results to its annual developer survey. The survey got 30,000 answers to the open-ended question: “What individual person will have the most influence in …Read More »
China uses an intrusive surveillance app to track its Muslim minority, with technology that could be exported to the rest of the world. Here's how it works.
China is waging an unprecedented, high-tech crackdown in the Xinjiang region, home to a mostly-Muslim ethnic minority called the Uighurs. Officials there use an intrusive app where they are prompted to log extremely personal information like political views, use of …Read More »
We drove a $40,000 Mazda CX-5 that takes on the Toyota RAV4 and Subaru Forester. Here are its coolest features.
The Mazda CX-5 has been updated for 2019 with the addition of Apple CarPlay and a new turbocharged engine. The Mazda CX-5 compact SUV competes directly against the Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, Subaru Forester, and Nissan Rogue. The base 2019 Mazda CX-5 Sport with front-wheel drive starts at $24,350, while the …Read More »
Check out the pitch deck that Sandbox VR used to get Andreessen Horowitz as lead investor in a $68 million round, and watch the investors discuss the pitch
Andreessen Horowitz partner Andrew Chen shared a video of his meeting with Sandbox VR, a location-based virtual reality startup, to give startups a “director’s cut” look at how the firm handles pitch meetings. The video highlighted Sandbox VR’s full investor …Read More »
Amazon's shift to one-day Prime shipping could prove a big challenge to 2 breeds of retailers (AMZN)
Amazon announced in April that it would be shortening its two-day shipping offering to one day for all Prime customers. Two-day shipping was transformational and proved e-commerce was a real force in the retail industry, according to Micahel Krakaris, founder …Read More »