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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....

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...

 
 
 
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...

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...

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...

HBO Keeping A Close Eye On Game Of Thrones Pirates

HBO KEEPING A CLOSE EYE ON GAME OF THRONES PIRATES

Given that not everyone subscribes to HBO, it is astounding how many fans of Game of Thrones are out there. However considering that...

 
 
 
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...

 
 
 
Receipt Bank raises $50 million to help bookkepers automate data extraction from invoices

RECEIPT BANK RAISES $50 MILLION TO HELP BOOKKEPERS AUTOMATE DATA EXTRACTION FROM INVOICES

Receipt Bank , a fintech startup that helps companies automate elements of their bookkeeping, has raised $50 million in a series B...

 
 
 
Boost for UK fintech as Receipt Bank secures huge $50 million in funding

BOOST FOR UK FINTECH AS RECEIPT BANK SECURES HUGE $50 MILLION IN FUNDING

LONDON - Accountancy software startup Receipt Bank has raised $50 million in a Series B funding round led by a New York venture capital...

Slow NBN speeds: ACCC puts Aussie telcos 'on notice'

SLOW NBN SPEEDS: ACCC PUTS AUSSIE TELCOS 'ON NOTICE'

Last month, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission asked for 2,000 volunteers to sign up to allow the consumer watchdog...

 
 
 
Microsoft's first smart thermostat is called GLAS, and it's gorgeous

MICROSOFT'S FIRST SMART THERMOSTAT IS CALLED GLAS, AND IT'S GORGEOUS

Microsoft has unveiled a sleek smart thermostat called GLAS that's backed by its Cortana digital assistant. This is Microsoft's first-ever...

SoftBank-led $114M Round Puts Qualcomm's Brain Corp. on New Path

SOFTBANK-LED $114M ROUND PUTS QUALCOMM'S BRAIN CORP. ON NEW PATH

San Diego's Brain Corp., founded in 2009 as a Qualcomm-incubated startup to develop software and computer systems that emulate the...

 
 
 
Healthy heart in 20s equals healthy brains in your 40s 

HEALTHY HEART IN 20S EQUALS HEALTHY BRAINS IN YOUR 40S 

Scientists in Chicago tracked 518 people for 30 years, monitoring their brains and hearts. They found 20somethings who took care of...

LiveStories raises $10 million to help you access public health and census data

LIVESTORIES RAISES $10 MILLION TO HELP YOU ACCESS PUBLIC HEALTH AND CENSUS DATA

LiveStories , which provides software that simplifies access to civic data on poverty, health, economics, and more, today announced...