Month: May 2017

Hillary Clinton says the DNC has really, really bad data

In an interview that quickly turned into an election post-mortem, Hillary Clinton slammed the Democratic National Committee’s poor data for playing a role in her lost bid for the U.S. presidency. Onstage at the Code Conference with Walt Mossberg and...

/ May 31, 2017

Essential is trying to build Android for the smart home

Andy Rubin’s appearance at the Code Conference last night went a ways toward answering some lingering questions about his new company, Essential. But the conversation primarily centered around the startup’s upcoming phone — Rubin left the dialogue around the company’s...

/ May 31, 2017

Moto Z2 Play is already listed by a Brazilian retailer ahead of its unveiling tomorrow

Motorola’s upcoming Moto Z2 Play has been leaking a lot lately, and a few days ago one such leak has revealed that it should become official on June 1 (tomorrow), at least in Brazil. In the meantime, Motorola’s arm in...

/ May 31, 2017

Box looks to woo Wall Street with its positive cash flow story

Like Box’s last quarterly check-in, the company once again touted that it had free cash flow in the first quarter this year as part of its Q1 earnings report today — a signal that Wall Street may be looking for...

/ May 31, 2017

The best Meeker 2017 Internet Trends slides and what they mean

Here are the must-read stats about what’s happening with Internet adoption, smartphones, ads, ecommerce, entertainment, gaming, enterprise healthcare, China, India, and startups. We’ve picked the most important slides from legendary Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker’s massive 355-page 2017 Internet Trends report,...

/ May 31, 2017

Facing exclusion with data | TechCrunch

Amy S. Choi is co-founder and editorial director of The Mash-Up Americans, a multimedia publisher, creative studio and consulting agency that explores race, culture and identity in America and what makes us who we are. What does Automattic – a...

/ May 31, 2017

OnePlus 5 to be announced on June 15, leaked poster claims

The teaser campaign for the upcoming OnePlus 5 is already in full swing. The company’s CEO has told us what chipset it’s chosen for its next flagship smartphone, some color versions have been outed, and the headphone jack may be...

/ May 31, 2017

Top Ten Automotive Startups competition open for submissions

For the past few years, the Los Angeles Auto Show has hosted the Top Ten Automotive Startups competition. The event is now open for submissions through July 15, so if you’ve got an automotive app, service or cool bit of...

/ May 31, 2017

6 major tech companies have doubled their design hiring goals in last half decade

Dylan Field is the co-founder and chief executive of Figma, a cross-platform design and collaboration tool. Before starting Figma, Dylan interned at LinkedIn, Flipboard, and O’Reilly Media. You know design is having its moment when IBM, the stodgy normcore dad...

/ May 31, 2017

Magilla is a search engine for mortgages and business loans

If you’ve ever needed to take out a mortgage or a loan for your business, you probably know how difficult it is to find the right terms or borrower to work with. Magilla Loans is seeking to change that by providing...

/ May 31, 2017