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April 7, 2019

The future of news is conversation in small groups with trusted voices

I feel like I get my news like I pick sushi plates off a passing boat. I sit down, the news streams by and I pick the articles I like. But I’ve been stuck at the sushi boat bar of news for too long.

April 7, 2019

A record $2.5B went to US insurance startup deals last year, and big insurers are in all the way

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor Space tech rockets higher Corporate biotech venture funding rises again Insurance policies are confusing as hell, but the basic business proposition is pretty simple. For policyholders, it’s a way to get paid if something bad happens. And for insurers, it’s a way to make money charging people […]

April 6, 2019

Space tech rockets higher

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor Space tech rockets higher Corporate biotech venture funding rises again Venture investment in space technology is hitting stratospheric heights in recent quarters. But investors in the sector are betting it will rocket higher still. The latest example of high-velocity funding is satellite internet startup OneWeb, which recently […]

April 4, 2019

Three keys to cultivating an effective product development culture

Scott Tong Contributor Share on Twitter Scott Tong is a startup advisor and entrepreneur in residence at IMO Ventures. Previously he was head of product design at Pinterest, co-founder at IFTTT, and principal designer at IDEO. Follow him @ScottTong on Twitter. Editor’s note: This guest post is a part of our latest initiative to demystify […]

March 31, 2019

After Math: It’s big ball chunky time

Baseball season is the best season, regardless of what summer tells you. So take a cue from the MLB’s Korea marketing team, grab your glove and get ready for 162 games, that’s 486 hours, of Great American Pastime. Of course, not everybody is into spo…

March 30, 2019

Ride-hailing, bike and scooter companies probably raised less money than you thought

Jason Rowley Contributor Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor To get big faster, younger unicorns start buying startups sooner Small VC funds continue to raise, despite pressure from above After years of fierce competition as private companies, Uber and Lyft are going public on U.S. markets. […]

March 30, 2019

This week in tech history: Three years of Oculus figuring out VR

At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it’s also important to look back at how far we’ve come. That’s what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical tech news, annive…