Twitter reportedly planning to cut hundreds of jobs this week

As it approaches its third quarter earnings release, Twitter is reportedly planning to announce extensive job cuts this week. The company has also rescheduled its earnings report, sparking much debate...

Satellite broadcaster Sky to enter the mobile market with pre-orders on Halloween

October 31 is a day for treats and tricks, but Sky isn't playing games when it launches pre-orders for its mobile contracts. It's renting network space from O2 and will...

What we learned about Elon Musk’s Mars plan in his Reddit AMA

Elon Musk, founder and CEO of SpaceX, hosted a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” this afternoon. He noted that the AMA should focus on SpaceX’s plans...

Robots are the most likely to take the jobs of those who least expect...

In a situation of cruel irony, those most in jeopardy of losing their jobs to robots are in the greatest denial it will happen. People without college degrees are least...

Talking diversity, going global at the TC Meetup + Pitch-off in Seoul

You might have already read about our forthcoming TC Meetup + Pitch-off in Seoul next week. But what you might not know is that we’re...

Former Etsy CTO is joining the prescription drug marketplace, Blink Health

 Fformer Etsy chief technology officer Kellan Elliott-McCrea, is heading over to Blink Health, a company that’s using technology to create a marketplace for cheap prescription medications. Read More ...

Full speed ahead for transport VCs

 Transportation investment has moved into the fast lane. Venture and growth investing in transport-related companies accelerated in the third quarter, fueled by momentum in the autonomous driving and ride-hailing spaces,...

Biotech startup Zymergen nabs $130 million from Softbank

 Zymergen, a Bay Area startup creating all sorts of materials from genetically altered microbes, just raised $130 million in Series B funding from Softbank. For those unfamiliar, the company makes...

The Fitbit Flex 2 can go in the pool with you

 Apple’s latest Watch was met with great applause when the company announced in September the thing could take a dive in the pool and keep on ticking. But the price and...

Prepaid card users will finally be protected from fraud and crazy fees

 If you’ve been out of touch with the FinTech market recently you may have missed how popular prepaid cards have become. This is especially true when it comes to “open-loop”...

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OnePlus 5T with bezel-less display leaked again, launch likely in November

In recent weeks, there have been several reports that OnePlus is readying to launch the successor to the OnePlus 5, tipped to be...