Startups should read this checklist before they go “whale hunting” for big partners

David Frankel Contributor More posts by this contributor You earn a million dollars a year and can’t get funded? Dear auto entrepreneurs, please think outside the gearbox A top four tech company recently approached the...

Lenovo’s new mobile workstations pack a punch with Xeon CPUs, Quadro graphics

Lenovo introduced two new mobile workstations arriving at the end of August that are based on eighth-generation Intel Core and Xeon processors. The ThinkPad P1 is the thinnest of the two, measuring...

California may mandate a woman in the boardroom, but businesses are fighting it

Antoinette Siu Contributor California is moving toward becoming the first state to require companies to have women on their boards –assuming the idea could survive a likely court challenge. Sparked by debates around...

MoviePass forces customers to choose between only two movies

Times are tough for MoviePass and it is starting to impact the company's customers. It has been revealed that the company was currently forcing customers to choose between only two...

New York City caps ridesharing licenses, deals major blow to Uber and Lyft

New York City regulators placed a cap on operational licenses it grants for Uber and Lyft drivers. The city says it's an attempt to try and save the city’s integral...

Head Tesla engineer leaves for Apple to possibly reboot self-driving car

Apple's self-driving car project could get the reboot as a former chief engineer for Tesla Motors left the company to go back to Apple. Doug Field, who worked at Tesla...

Facebook wants to help you find a mentor with its latest Groups feature

Facebook is designed for connecting to other people -- so why not mentors? Today, Facebook launched a program inside Groups that allows for two users to go through a mentorship...

AI training and social network content moderation services bring TaskUs a $250 million windfall

TaskUs, the business process outsourcing service that moderates content, annotates information and handles back office customer support for some of the world’s largest tech companies, has raised $250 million in...

Amazon still hasn’t figured out how to sell more stuff via Alexa

It looks like Amazon is still struggling to encourage Alexa users to shop by using their voice. A news report first published by The Information is based on two sources...

Elon Musk tweets about privatizing Tesla Motors, causes an investor frenzy

TED ConferenceElon Musk is in the news again over some tweets on Twitter. But thankfully, it not due to backlash from an abrasive one. Rather, Musk’s latest tweets have...

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The Kata Containers project launches version 1.0 of its lightweight VMs...

The Kata Containers project, the first non-OpenStack project hosted by the OpenStack Foundation, today launched version 1.0 of its system for running isolated...