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Sears is reportedly betting on a lifeline from its controversial former CEO to keep it from liquidating in the next few weeks

SEARS IS REPORTEDLY BETTING ON A LIFELINE FROM ITS CONTROVERSIAL FORMER CEO TO KEEP IT FROM LIQUIDATING IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS

Sears is about to find itself in a dire cash situation, according to court filings reported by Bloomberg . The company is relying on...

Plaid, the fintech startup that quietly powers tech behemoths like Robinhood, Venmo, and Coinbase, is seeking funding at a $2 billion valuation

PLAID, THE FINTECH STARTUP THAT QUIETLY POWERS TECH BEHEMOTHS LIKE ROBINHOOD, VENMO, AND COINBASE, IS SEEKING FUNDING AT A $2 BILLION VALUATION

Fintech company Plaid is holding talks with potential investors about raising money at a valuation of $2 billion or more. The funding...

 
 
 
Chrome OS Linux support to gain folder sharing, Google Drive, more

CHROME OS LINUX SUPPORT TO GAIN FOLDER SHARING, GOOGLE DRIVE, MORE

Chrome OS has been shaping up to be the all-in-one system, combining the best of Google's ecosystem, including Android apps, with the...

'Change the board': Hedge-fund billionaire Dan Loeb lays out his plan to turn around Campbell Soup

'CHANGE THE BOARD': HEDGE-FUND BILLIONAIRE DAN LOEB LAYS OUT HIS PLAN TO TURN AROUND CAMPBELL SOUP

Third Point Management, the hedge fund owned by the billionaire Dan Loeb, on Thursday laid out its plan to turn around Campbell Soup. The...

 
 
 
Careem, a ridehailing company in acquisition talks with Uber, raised $200 million from Saudi backers

CAREEM, A RIDEHAILING COMPANY IN ACQUISITION TALKS WITH UBER, RAISED $200 MILLION FROM SAUDI BACKERS

Careem, a Middle East ride-hailing equivalent to Uber, has raised a $200 million tranche for its latest round of funding. The deal...

The fate of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi hangs over SoftBank as it looks to raise another $100 billion fund

THE FATE OF MISSING JOURNALIST JAMAL KHASHOGGI HANGS OVER SOFTBANK AS IT LOOKS TO RAISE ANOTHER $100 BILLION FUND

Japanese conglomerate and tech investor SoftBank is under scrutiny over its ties to Saudi Arabia, a major backer of its $100 billion...

 
 
 
With Spotify for WearOS, you no longer need your phone to stream music

WITH SPOTIFY FOR WEAROS, YOU NO LONGER NEED YOUR PHONE TO STREAM MUSIC

A Spotify app will soon be available for download on Wear OS smartwatches. Whether you're working out or lounging at home, you'll soon...

Post-IPO Chat With CEO of Anaplan As Its Trading Price Surge Holds

POST-IPO CHAT WITH CEO OF ANAPLAN AS ITS TRADING PRICE SURGE HOLDS

Enterprise planning software company Anaplan pulled off its IPO in the middle of a broad market slump last week-raising $263.5 million-and...

 
 
 
Spotify launches standalone app for Wear OS smartwatches

SPOTIFY LAUNCHES STANDALONE APP FOR WEAR OS SMARTWATCHES

Spotify announced that a standalone app for Wear OS smartwatches is now available for download for free. Moreover, starting November,...

Postmates launches food delivery in 134 new U.S. cities

POSTMATES LAUNCHES FOOD DELIVERY IN 134 NEW U.S. CITIES

Homebodies across the U.S. have reason to celebrate. Postmates - the on-demand food delivery service so popular in major cities that...

 
 
 
In Boston, Paul Allen Aimed to Boost Bioscience's “Tempo of Discovery”

IN BOSTON, PAUL ALLEN AIMED TO BOOST BIOSCIENCE'S “TEMPO OF DISCOVERY”

The scientific interests of the late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen led him to fund a pair of major research centers in the Boston...

Amazon has invested in its first restaurant operations startup, and it could reveal the future of Alexa

AMAZON HAS INVESTED IN ITS FIRST RESTAURANT OPERATIONS STARTUP, AND IT COULD REVEAL THE FUTURE OF ALEXA

Amazon announced on Wednesday that it has invested in SevenRooms - a hospitality startup that specializes in restaurant software -...

 
 
 
Memory raises $5M to bring AI to time tracking

MEMORY RAISES $5M TO BRING AI TO TIME TRACKING

Memory , a startup out of Norway and maker of time tracking app Timely , has raised $5 million in further funding. Leading the round...

BlackRock is banking on a business that could reach $12 trillion in the next five years, according to its CEO

BLACKROCK IS BANKING ON A BUSINESS THAT COULD REACH $12 TRILLION IN THE NEXT FIVE YEARS, ACCORDING TO ITS CEO

Exchange-traded funds' assets could jump from $4.7 trillion this year to $12 trillion in 2023, according to BlackRock CEO Larry Fink. BlackRock's...

 
 
 
Huawei Not Using Wear OS Because Smartwatches “Need To Last Longer Than A Day And A Half”

HUAWEI NOT USING WEAR OS BECAUSE SMARTWATCHES “NEED TO LAST LONGER THAN A DAY AND A HALF”

Huawei unveiled its latest smartwatch today, the Watch GT. Some might be surprised to learn that it is not running on Wear OS. Instead...

Journal raises $1.5 million to bring Google-like search to your personal life

JOURNAL RAISES $1.5 MILLION TO BRING GOOGLE-LIKE SEARCH TO YOUR PERSONAL LIFE

In today's world of Slack, email and a gazillion other web apps and services, it's become increasingly hard to search for information....

 
 
 
A former Googler who started losing his hair in his 20s and founded a company to help other men facing a similar fate now wants to help the 38 million people living with migraines

A FORMER GOOGLER WHO STARTED LOSING HIS HAIR IN HIS 20S AND FOUNDED A COMPANY TO HELP OTHER MEN FACING A SIMILAR FATE NOW WANTS TO HELP THE 38 MILLION PEOPLE LIVING WITH MIGRAINES

Thirty Madison, the company behind hair loss startup Keeps, is expanding into migraine treatments. The company on Tuesday raised a...

Syncron raises $67 million for preventative maintenance AI

SYNCRON RAISES $67 MILLION FOR PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE AI

In the manufacturing and industrial sectors, equipment failures can result in millions of dollars of lost revenue. The true cost of...

 
 
 
The Montblanc Summit 2 is a $1000 Snapdragon Wear 3100-powered Wear OS smartwatch

THE MONTBLANC SUMMIT 2 IS A $1000 SNAPDRAGON WEAR 3100-POWERED WEAR OS SMARTWATCH

When Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon Wear 3100 last month, it also confirmed that the first smartwatch to be powered by it would...

Montblanc Summit 2, first with Snapdragon Wear 3100, is expensive

MONTBLANC SUMMIT 2, FIRST WITH SNAPDRAGON WEAR 3100, IS EXPENSIVE

With a brand like Montblanc, it's really no surprise that the Summit 2, which follows from last year's model, is just as expensive...