United States

Russian hacked ‘at least one’ Florida county prior to 2016 election

April 19, 2019 0

Russian operatives successfully targeted and hacked “at least one” Florida county government in the run up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, according to new

Kindbody raises $15M, will open a ‘Fertility Bus’ with mobile testing & assessments

April 17, 2019 0

Kindbody, a startup that lures millennial women into its pop-up fertility clinics with feminist messaging and attractive branding, has raised a $15 million Series A

I asked the US government for my immigration file and all I got were these stupid photos

April 16, 2019 0

“Welcome to the United States of America.” That’s the first thing you read when you find out your green card application was approved. Those long-awaited

Travis Kalanick stands to make billions from Uber’s IPO

April 11, 2019 0

Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick, who resigned from the company in 2017, still stands to make billions in the company’s initial public offering, expected in May.

Proposed bill would forbid big tech platforms from using dark pattern design

April 9, 2019 0

A new piece of bipartisan legislation aims to protect people from one of the sketchiest practices that tech companies employ to subtly influence user behavior.

Human rights activist Amira Yahyaoui is battling the US college financial aid system

April 8, 2019 0

Tunisian human rights activist Amira Yahyaoui couldn’t go to college. Not because she couldn’t afford it; where she comes from, college is virtually free. She

Startups Weekly: US companies raised $30B in Q1 2019

April 6, 2019 0

Let’s start this week’s newsletter with some data. Nationally, startups pulled in $30.8 billion in the first quarter of 2019, up 22 percent year-on-year, according

Snap is channeling Asia’s messaging giants with its move into gaming

April 5, 2019 0

Snap is taking a leaf out of the Asian messaging app playbook as its social messaging service enters a new era. The company unveiled a

Judge to SEC and Elon Musk: Put your ‘reasonableness pants on and work this out’

April 4, 2019 0

Tesla, Elon Musk and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission have two weeks to work out their differences and come to a new resolution, a

Femtech’s billion-dollar year

April 3, 2019 0

There are a lot of people who never thought they’d see the day venture capitalists would funnel millions into femtech businesses, direct-to-consumer tampon retailers no

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