albums News of 08/11/20
How One Moonshot VC Approaches Investing In The COVID-19 Era
Take one glance at Playground Global’s portfolio and a theme emerges: The firm’s investments are forward-looking, longer-term plays, a strategy that runs counter to the fast-return ethos that permeates certain Silicon Valley sectors. The Palo ...
‘The Money Is Still There,’ Says APX Managing Director JöRg Rheinboldt
APX is an early-stage accelerator in Berlin, but it’s not quite your average accelerator — it’s essentially a joint venture between giant European publishing house Axel Springer and Porsche, the German automaker. Earlier this ...
CrowdStrike’S New CTO Says The Coronavirus Era Is ‘Business As Usual’
Two months ago, seemingly out of nowhere, CrowdStrike’s co-founder Dmitri Alperovitch decided it was time to depart. Alperovitch, who served as the cybersecurity giant’s chief technology office since its 2011 debut, said he was ...
Travel Savings Tool Service Shuts Down, Citing COVID-19 Downturn
Service , a tool that helped you get compensation when there are flight delays and find lower hotel rates after you’ve already booked, today said it would shut down its service . The company, which launched in 2015, says it faced a ...
Sundance: In Miss Americana, Taylor Swift Demotes The Internet
In nearly a decade of attending Sundance, I’ve never seen a scene like the premiere of the documentary Miss Americana, detailing the last year and a half or so of Taylor Swift’s life. The crowd before letting into the theater was huge, ...
Sonos And Ikea’S Symfonisk Wireless Speakers Are A Symphony Of Sound And Design
Sonos and Ikea’s Symfonisk collaboration took a lot of people by surprise when it was announced earlier this year , but the match up is less unlikely than it might appear at first glance. Ikea’s entire mission has been delivering ...
Petcube’S Bites 2 And Play 2 Amuse Pets And Humans Alike With Alexa Built-In
Petcube’s original Bites smart treat dispenser and Play pet camera with a built-in laser pointer were great for pet parents who couldn’t always be around to hang out with their furry charges, but the new Bites 2 and Play 2 come with ...
Loon Breaks Its Stratospheric Balloon Flight Record With 223 Days Aloft
Alphabet’s Loon is gearing up for its first big commercial trial later this year , but it’s also breaking records in terms of pure performance. The company announced today that it just retrieved P-496, one of its balloon flight systems ...