Sign up for 2-4-1 tickets to Disrupt Berlin by June 29

 So you missed the first round of deeply discounted tickets to Disrupt Berlin 2017? It’s cool; we’ve got you. On June 29, we’ll be...

Uber Knew That The Engineer At The Heart Of The Self-Driving Lawsuit Had Downloaded...

Anthony Levandowski BuzzFeed News Uber knew as early as March 2016 that the former head of its self-driving program had downloaded information before leaving...

Construction tech company Aproplan closes €5 million Series A

 Not so long ago the administration needed to run a major construction project relied almost entirely on pen, paper, excel spreadsheets and faxes. That...

JD.com invests $397M into luxury marketplace Farfetch as part of a new strategic partnership

 JD.com, China’s second-largest e-commerce company after Alibaba, is pumping $397 million into Farfetch, a marketplace for luxury brands, as part of a new strategic...

Tantan, China’s top dating app, raises $70M for monetization and overseas expansion push

 Chinese startup Tantan, which is probably most comparable to Tinder, has raised $70 million in new capital as it looks to monetize its business...

Etsy will cut 15 percent of its workforce in a new round of layoffs

 Etsy has announced its second round of layoffs in as many months. In a statement today, it said it will cut 140 positions, or...

The Eero Beacon is the perfect addition to its family of mesh WiFi products

 Since launching two years ago, wireless networking startup Eero has sought to make it easier for consumers to blanket their homes in strong WiFi....

Bill Gurley to leave Uber’s board of directors

 Benchmark’s Bill Gurley is set to leave Uber’s board of directors, one day after the company announced the resignation of CEO Travis Kalanick following...

Mercari hires John Lagerling from Facebook’s management team to guide its U.S. strategy

 When Mercari became Japan’s first startup unicorn with a $75 million round last year, the funding was earmarked to fuel its goal of becoming...

Trump might kill next month’s new startup visa before it takes effect

 According to a report by the San Francisco Chronicle, the Trump administration may rescind or indefinitely delay the International Entrepreneur Rule, widely regarded as...

Google Glass is apparently still around — and just got its first update in...

 Dust off your Google Glasses, those who still have them — the $1,500 face computer is back in the spotlight today with a few...

How technology-enabled ‘selves-improvement’ will drive the future of personal productivity

 Digital assistants and bots undeniably enhance our work lives in myriad ways. They’re terrific; your wish is their command. And they literally acquire more...

Home robot Kuri can now recognize pets, see and stream in HD

 The domestic robot that looks like an extra cut from Disney’s Wall-E is coming along nicely, after debuting at CES this year with a...

We Get It Facebook, You Want Us To Post More

This is Facebook. It only works if you share stuff inside it. No sharing,...

Founder’s Corner: Wealthfront’s Andy Rachleff on growing a business

 Omidyar Network’s Emerging Tech team has launched the second season of its podcast, Founder’s Corner, with lessons from today’s premier founders and CEOs. We will...