TransferWise launches ‘Borderless’ banking account for businesses, sole traders and freelancers

 Having already taken a significant chunk of the international money transfer market away from the major banks, London-headquartered TransferWise has its sights set on...

Let’s meet next week in Reykjavik

 I’ll be in Reykjavik next week and you know what that means… I want to meet you! So we’ll be holding an small meetup...

MakerBot co-founder Bre Pettis buys electronics milling machine maker Other Machine

 Entrepreneur Bre Pettis and Berkeley-based Other Machine seem like a match made in heaven. The MakerBot founder has been through the ringer once already,...

Kuang-Chi invests $5 million in SkyX, a maker of drones to monitor oil and...

 Shenzhen-based Kuang-Chi Group is investing $5 million in SkyX Systems Corp., according to the drone tech startup’s founder and CEO Didi Horn. A former fighter pilot with...

Mavin Motion says it can improve app engagement by making marketers more timely

 As mobile developers and publishers wrestle with how to keep users engaged with their apps, Mavin Motion co-founder and CEO Shailesh Nalawadi said it’s...

Netflix is creating a movie starring Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o, thanks mostly to Twitter

 Netflix is about to make all of our dreams come true. It’s turning what started as a meme about actress Lupita Nyong’o and Grammy Award-winning singer...

How One Pro-Trump Site Keeps A Debunked Conspiracy Theory Alive

The top story on pro-Trump media last week was a conspiracy about a murdered Democratic National Committee staffer and his alleged connection to WikiLeaks. ...

Quora tests video answers to steal Q&A from YouTube

 Newly-minted unicorn Quora has even bigger ambitions than text questions-and-answers. And it’s not going to let video giants or startups disrupt its future. This...

Impossible Foods CEO Pat Brown says VC’s need to ask harder scientific questions

 Impossible Foods has raised over $200 million to make a burger that tastes at least as good as ground beef but which is engineered...

Instagram Location Stories appear in Explore. Is Story Search Coming?

 It’s taking Instagram less and less time to copy Snapchat. Less than two months after Snapchat launched its Stories Search feature for seeing what’s...

Amazon’s Echo Look companion app goes live

 Amazon’s odd foray into the world of selfie cameras via the Echo Look is now complete with the launch of a companion application for iOS and...

Sayspring raises $1.5M for software that lets designers prototype and test voice apps without...

 Sayspring, a startup that enables designers to create voice-enabled apps without code ahead of handing over projects to development, has just raised $1.5 million...

Judah Vs. The Machines

 And now we present to the world: Judah Vs. The Machines, an eight-episode web series that follows comedian Judah Friedlander as he takes on...

Uber debuts a “smarter” UberPool in Manhattan

 Uber announced this morning a series of under-the-hood changes to its ride-sharing service UberPool in Manhattan, with the goal of improving its matching algorithms, as well...

This Is The Waterproof, Bass-Bumping Bluetooth Speaker You Want

The softball-sized UE Wonderboom produces clear, robust sound with surprisingly full bass. No outdoor summer scene is complete without...