Sunday, January 21, 2018

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Spend a week fielding sensitive HR complaints in ‘Grayscale’ web game

If you’re looking for a way to close out your week that’s entertaining, edifying and looks like you’re...

Apple has hired tech team from data science startup SVDS

Apple has made a quiet but interesting move in its longer-term strategy around courting more business from enterprises....

French VC firm Ring Capital raises $170 million fund

Meet Ring Capital, a brand new VC firm based in Paris. The firm just raised a new $170...

Google inks patent deal with Tencent

Google has yet more news from China after the U.S. search firm announced a patent cross-licensing agreement with...

Diverse teams are still *really* good for business, McKinsey says

Diversity is good for business — not just from the ethical standpoint, but from the perspective of a...

Assembla acquires Cornerstone, a Subversion client for MacOS

Git may seem like it’s the only version control system out there sometimes. And while it’s definitely the...

YouTube is pulling Tide Pod Challenge videos

People doing stupid stuff on the Internet is hardly news. To wit: The Tide Pod Challenge, in which...

Coinbase acqui-hires Memo.AI technical team management tool

Coinbase, the white-hot cryptocurrency exchange, is bringing on more engineering talent to help it continue to capitalize on...

Apple rerouting employee shuttles after highway attacks shatter windows on buses during commutes

In the past week, five Apple commuter shuttles carrying employees to and from the company’s Cupertino offices have...

Planning your startup’s acquisition just got easier with Slack’s private shared channels

A few months ago Slack launched a beta feature called Shared Channels, which let two organizations share a...

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Predicting success in startup consumer brands

Nearly three years ago, Saar Gur and I wrote about how early-stage consumer product companies were overlooked by...