With $25 million in funding, Prumentum Group is building a “hybrid robo” wealth manager

 A new wealth management startup called Prumentum Group is coming to market with a unique value proposition, looking to combine the technology chops of...

Gatwick Airport now has 2,000 beacons for indoor navigation

 Complex indoor environments such as airports and shopping malls can be a nightmare to find your way around. And while Google is eyeing smartphones...

Xiaomi’s second bezel-less Mi Max smartphone claims a two-day battery

 Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi made a big splash when it announced the the Mi Max, its much-heralded device with a near bezel-less display, last year — now...

Google’s AlphaGo AI wins three-match series against the world’s best Go player

 Google’s AlphaGo AI has once again made the case that machines are now smarter than man — when it comes to games of strategy, at...

Acko is an ambitious digital play to disrupt India’s $10B insurance industry

 Acko is an under-the-radar startup that wants to disrupt India’s insurance industry through a digital-only model. This week the company stuck its head above...

DJI’s Cute $499 Spark Drone | Crunch Report

DJI releases its $499 consumer drone, Unity raises $400 million, SurveyMonkey adds Serena Williams to its board of directors and SoftBank has a $4...

Peloton is now a unicorn because of the spinning class craze

 Have you ever taken a class at SoulCycle? Or better yet, Flywheel? Spinning has turned out to be a big business and there’s one brand...

The Trump Administration Wants To Hack Your Drone

Vincenzo Pinto / AFP / Getty Images The Trump administration wants Congress to let it surveil, hijack, or strike down any drone in...

Sony revamps its Digital Paper tablet with new screen and interface

 Sony’s mammoth 13-inch Digital Paper tablet, essentially a huge Kindle you can write on, is still a pretty rare sight, but I’ve always had...

This ultra-twee soft robotic gripper was inspired by Venus flytraps

 The problem with tiny robots, if there can really be said to be one, is that you can’t put enough stuff on them. Cameras...

New Smart Fortwo EV: fewer dollars, more miles

 Mercedes-Benz announced the price of its new electric 2017 Smart Fortwo: $23,800 for the hard top coupe and $28,000 for the cabrio with a...

Twitter for Apple TV adds live, 360 degree video and Periscope’s global map

Twitter launched a version of its service on Apple TV and other media player platforms last fall in order to deliver its live video...

A Human Resources Shakeup At Tesla Follows Discrimination Suits And Allegations Of Labor Violations

Tesla employees work in the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif., Thursday, May 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Jeff Chiu / AP Arnnon Geshuri, the...

R.I.P. Imzy

 Imzy, the kinder, gentler online community platform will be shutting down on June 23rd. Company co-founder Dan McComas made the announcement in a blog...

Rackspace appoints a new CEO

 Rackspace today announced that its board has appointed Joe Eazor as its new CEO, effective June 12. Eazor will replace Rackspace President Jeff Cotton,...