Wondery wants to become Hollywood’s podcast dream factory

When Hernan Lopez, the former chief executive of Fox International, started the podcast network Wondery roughly two years ago with a seed investment from his former bosses at Fox...

The end of oversharing

The early 2000s were the era of user-generated content. Companies like Associated Content and Shareasale rewarded content producers richly – one friend of mine made...

Angry young men

I used to build bombs in my basement. My friend, a guy who...

Kik raises nearly $100M in highest profile ICO to date

The highest profile ICOs from a consumer internet company to date has come to a close after messaging app Kik raised nearly $100 million from its...

A typical day for researchers on Google’s Brain Team

What do you and researchers on Google’s Brain Team have most in common? You both probably spend a lot of time triaging email. In a...

Gear up for Disrupt Berlin’s Startup Battlefield and apply today

One dozen days. That’s how much time you have left to apply for the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Berlin 2017. If you want to introduce...

Even more US adults now getting news from social media, says Pew

New research by Pew suggests there has been another increase in the proportion of U.S. adults getting news via social media platforms. In May last year...

Twitter has a big bot problem

Twitter bots – robots that interact with humans – have a long history....

Authory wants to help journalists raise their voices

Journalists wanting a neat way to back up and showcase their writing should take a look at Authory: a new service that promises to save...

Vertu is dead

It’s been a long, downward slide for cellphone maker Vertu. The company, founded by Nokia in 1998, was supposed to be a luxury phone provider...

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Crunch Report | Pokemon Go “Big Summer Update”

Pokemon Go has a big summer update, Vice Media raises $450 million, the FTC wants to block the FanDuel-DraftKings merger and Blue Apron...

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