Pact Coffee founder steps down from CEO role as London startup looks to B2B for growth  [LINK]
 Pact Coffee, the U.K. subscription service that delivers freshly roasted “specialty coffee” to your door, has seen a change of leadership as the company plans to focus more on the B2B side of its business. After 5 years running Pact... [Read More]
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Nuraphones’ custom profiles bring out new detail in familiar songs  [LINK]
 I promised myself I wouldn’t read any work email (I failed), wouldn’t tweet (failed) and wouldn’t bring along any homework — I failed there too, but that one I don’t actually feel bad about. We’ve been follow... [Read More]
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17 STEM-focused gifts to inspire kids to learn coding and love robotics  [LINK]
 This year’s STEM gift guide reflects the boom in ‘educational’ techie toys — featuring programmable and controllable robots of all stripes and shapes, as well as some fully fledged learn-to-code computers and a few lower... [Read More]
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100 cryptocurrencies described in four words or less  [LINK]
 This list describes cryptocurrencies. Each gets four words. There are many. Some are landmarks. Some are scams. Hopefully this provides orientation. Read More... [Read More]
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Ello Again…  [LINK]
 The social networking platform splashed onto the tech scene promoting itself as an ad-free rival to Facebook. Soon millions of people (including yours truly) signed on just to see what all the fuss was about. The platform quickly ballooned to n... [Read More]
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The battle for control of data could be just starting  [LINK]
 Companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon happily take our data in exchange for convenience, lower prices or free services, but individuals and businesses are beginning to understand the value of controlling their data instead of simply handin... [Read More]
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Zego picks up £6M Series A led by Balderton for its gig economy worker insurance  [LINK]
 Zego, the London-based startup that appears to have spotted a gaping insurance hole in the so-called gig economy, has raised £6 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Balderton Capital, with participation from existing backers,... [Read More]
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Silicon Valley could be the next hotspot for SEC whistleblowers  [LINK]
 In recent years, the SEC has had greater success policing wrongdoing due in large part to the implementation of its whistleblower program. But the whistleblowers’ crosshairs are not limited to Wall Street. Individuals are beginning t... [Read More]
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HBCU.vc trains students become venture capitalists  [LINK]
 There are very few black and Latinx investors, with only 2 percent of investment team members at VC firms identifying as black and just 1 percent identifying as Latinx, according to the National Venture Capital Association. This is where HBCU.v... [Read More]
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Tap tap tap  [LINK]
 We are now walking through a media desert. While access to content is astronomically high, the content that we read is dead, lifeless, and derivative. Yes, I see the irony in posting my criticism of the state of online media on, well, online me... [Read More]
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Watch ‘Justice League,’ Then Watch These Movies  [LINK]
By Christopher Campbell We’ve assembled a super selection of movies to help you better appreciate the new DC team-up. Finally, all our favorite DC Comics superheroes are united in one movie. Justice League doesn’t just bring tog... [Read More]
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Gillmor Gang: Dream On  [LINK]
 The Gillmor Gang — Frank Radice, Esteban Kolsky, Kevin Marks, Denis Pombriant, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Sunday, November 12, 2017. G3: Safe Sex — Elisa Camahort Page, Lisa Padilla, Francine Hardaway, and Tina Chase Gillmor. ... [Read More]
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GoCater spins out from La Belle Assiette to build a corporate catering marketplace  [LINK]
 GoCater is a marketplace with hundreds of catering companies accessible from a single platform. It makes it much easier to organize events in your company. As for caterers, it’s a great way to find clients and optimize your workflows. The... [Read More]
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Canadian grocery chain orders 25 Tesla electric Semi trucks  [LINK]
 Tesla’s Semi is off to a promising start, despite there being no official pricing information available yet: In addition to a Walmart pilot, Canadian grocery giant Loblaw is purchasing 25 of the heavy duty all-electric transport trucks (v... [Read More]
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First Teaser Trailer for Pixar's Long-Awaited Sequel 'The Incredibles 2'  [LINK]
"You have powers!" Disney has released the very first teaser trailer for Pixar's The Incredibles 2, or now titled simply Incredibles 2 (drop the "the"). This teaser isn't that much, but it is officially something, since we've all been (im)patiently ... [Read More]
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More Monster Humor: 'Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation' Trailer  [LINK]
"If anyone needs a vacation… it's Drac!" Sony has unveiled the first trailer for the animated sequel Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, again directed by the animation mastermind Genndy Tartakovsky. By now you should know what to expect w... [Read More]
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Crunch Report | Twitter tests a new tweetstorm feature and Tesla unveils a semi truck  [LINK]
 Today’s Stories Apple pushes back on the release of the Homepod Twitter tests a new tweetstorm feature Tesla unveils a new semi truck Walmart will pilot the new Tesla Semis Credits Written by: Sarah Buhr Hosted by: Sarah Buhr Fi... [Read More]
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Code2040 raises $5.6 million from The Knight Foundation and others  [LINK]
 Code2040, founded by Laura Weidman Powers and Tristan Walker, recently raised $5.6 million to advance its diversity and inclusion efforts in technology. The latest funding comes from The Knight Foundation, The Sara and Ev Williams Foundation an... [Read More]
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The Nintendo Switch, SNES Classic Just Beat the Snot Out of Sony, Microsoft  [LINK]
Nintendo ate the US wholesale in October console sales. Can the Xbox One X reverse that? The post The Nintendo Switch, SNES Classic Just Beat the Snot Out of Sony, Microsoft appeared first on ExtremeTech.... [Read More]
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The Nintendo Switch, SNES Classic Just Beat the Snot Out of Sony, Microsoft  [LINK]
Nintendo ate the US wholesale in October console sales. Can the Xbox One X reverse that? The post The Nintendo Switch, SNES Classic Just Beat the Snot Out of Sony, Microsoft appeared first on ExtremeTech.... [Read More]
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Germany bans smartwatches targeted towards kids over privacy concerns  [LINK]
Privacy has become a very real concern in today’s modern age of interconnected gadgets, which had led German regulators to ban the sale of smartwatches that are aimed at kids. Companies like V... [Read More]
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Germany bans smartwatches for kids over spying concerns  [LINK]
 Germany’s Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) issued a blanket ban on smartwatches aimed at children this week — and asked parents who’d already purchased such a device to destroy them, for good measure. The aggressive ... [Read More]
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Germany bans smartwatches for kids over spying concerns  [LINK]
 Germany’s Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) issued a blanket ban on smartwatches aimed at children this week — and asked parents who’d already purchased such a device to destroy them, for good measure. The aggressive ... [Read More]
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Identity solutions business SailPoint up 9% following IPO  [LINK]
 SailPoint, the enterprise identity solutions business, went up 9 percent in its debut on the New York Stock Exchange Friday. The company raised $240 million; after pricing its shares at $12, it saw them rise to $13.11 on its first day of t... [Read More]
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