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Toast Devours $101M for Restaurant Tech, Plans to Hire 1,000

TOAST DEVOURS $101M FOR RESTAURANT TECH, PLANS TO HIRE 1,000

Toast, the fast-growing restaurant technology company, has just been served a heaping portion of venture capital to continue expanding....

A $13 billion hedge fund is sounding the alarm on one of the biggest trends in investing

A $13 BILLION HEDGE FUND IS SOUNDING THE ALARM ON ONE OF THE BIGGEST TRENDS IN INVESTING

Highfields Capital Management, a $13 billion hedge fund, has raised concerns about quant funds and passive investing in a letter to...

 
 
 
Elon Musk thinks Mark Zuckerberg's understanding of the dangers of AI is ‘limited'

ELON MUSK THINKS MARK ZUCKERBERG'S UNDERSTANDING OF THE DANGERS OF AI IS ‘LIMITED'

Looks like a beef is brewing between two of Silicon Valley's mightiest tech CEOs. Elon Musk, CEO of self-driving electric car company...

 
 
 
Hinge Health raises $8M to support expansion of remote monitoring program for chronic pain

HINGE HEALTH RAISES $8M TO SUPPORT EXPANSION OF REMOTE MONITORING PROGRAM FOR CHRONIC PAIN

The new funding will be used to add staff and product development to expand its program for chronic lower back and knee pain and to...

Fighting AIDS In The Nation's Capital

FIGHTING AIDS IN THE NATION'S CAPITAL

“If you catch people sooner in the infection and get them in care, they're likely to live a very long life and less likely

 
 
 
Taliban claim responsibility for deadly suicide attack in Kabul

TALIBAN CLAIM RESPONSIBILITY FOR DEADLY SUICIDE ATTACK IN KABUL

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a bus carrying government employees in the Afghan...

Suicide car bombing kills 24, wounds 42 in Afghan capital

SUICIDE CAR BOMBING KILLS 24, WOUNDS 42 IN AFGHAN CAPITAL

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a bus carrying government employees in the Afghan...

 
 
 
Mattis on ISIS leader Baghdadi: 'Until I see his body, I am going to assume he is alive'

MATTIS ON ISIS LEADER BAGHDADI: 'UNTIL I SEE HIS BODY, I AM GOING TO ASSUME HE IS ALIVE'

Amid ISIS' defeat in the Iraqi city of Mosul and ongoing fighting in its self-declared capital in Raqqa, Syria, the fate of its leader,...

Watch the first trailer for Steven Spielberg's adaptation of ‘Ready Player One'

WATCH THE FIRST TRAILER FOR STEVEN SPIELBERG'S ADAPTATION OF ‘READY PLAYER ONE'

If you're wondering how Steven Spielberg will bring the dystopian, VR-heavy world of Ready Player One to life, you can get your first...

 
 
 
DAVID EINHORN: Tesla bulls look at Elon Musk and think of Steve Jobs, but Tesla is not Apple

DAVID EINHORN: TESLA BULLS LOOK AT ELON MUSK AND THINK OF STEVE JOBS, BUT TESLA IS NOT APPLE

Reuters Tesla is no Apple. That's according to David Einhorn, the founder of the hedge fund Greenlight Capital, who wrote out a litany...

Venrock Partner offers take on Senate health bill debate and how ACA can be fixed

VENROCK PARTNER OFFERS TAKE ON SENATE HEALTH BILL DEBATE AND HOW ACA CAN BE FIXED

“We now need to do more work on creating local market competition and price pressure,” said Venrock Partner Bo Kocher in a

 
 
 
Lyft launches a self-driving car division to take on Uber

LYFT LAUNCHES A SELF-DRIVING CAR DIVISION TO TAKE ON UBER

Despite Uber's venture into autonomous cars set a negative tone after facing suspension and a major lawsuit , another ridesharing service...

‘Help Me, Wanda!' helps Fringe wind down with a bang

‘HELP ME, WANDA!' HELPS FRINGE WIND DOWN WITH A BANG

As the Capital Fringe Festival reaches its final full weekend, Toni Rae Salmi rocks it as singer Wanda Jackson, says Cassandra Miller,...

 
 
 
After Mobile App Success, Rock My World Introduces Fitness Chatbot

AFTER MOBILE APP SUCCESS, ROCK MY WORLD INTRODUCES FITNESS CHATBOT

Adam Riggs-Zeigen has come a long way since 2013, when he co-founded San Diego's Rock My World and introduced the mobile app RockMyRun...

Self Lender Raises More Cash to Help Consumers Build Credit

SELF LENDER RAISES MORE CASH TO HELP CONSUMERS BUILD CREDIT

Austin -Self Lender, a credit-building loan app, reports that it has raised $5 million in funding. Investors include Deep Space Ventures...

 
 
 
$200M Invested For a Global Network of Indoor Farms? That's Plenty

$200M INVESTED FOR A GLOBAL NETWORK OF INDOOR FARMS? THAT'S PLENTY

Agtech startup Plenty has reeled in $200 million in financing as the company presses forward on its plans to build a global network...

British Airways - Capital-Ising On New Routes

BRITISH AIRWAYS - CAPITAL-ISING ON NEW ROUTES

British Airways is to launch new routes from London City Airport to three European capitals, Paris, Prague and Reykjavik, in October. The...

 
 
 
Iron Yard, Coding School With Three Texas Campuses, Shuts Down

IRON YARD, CODING SCHOOL WITH THREE TEXAS CAMPUSES, SHUTS DOWN

The Iron Yard coding school, which has campuses in Dallas, Houston, and Austin, TX, announced Thursday that it is shutting down operations....

Arzeda Raises $12M for Computational Protein Design

ARZEDA RAISES $12M FOR COMPUTATIONAL PROTEIN DESIGN

Nine years passed between Arzeda's emergence from the Baker lab at University of Washington and the $12 million Series A funding round...