Bosch is working on glasses-free 3D displays for in-car use
German auto industry giant Bosch is developing new technology that will add glasses-free 3D imaging to future versions of its in-car digital display technology. These 3D displays use passive 3D tech, which means you won’t need to wear glasses to see the effect, and it also skips eye tracking,… ... See more
How young VCs bootstrap new venture firms
We spend a lot of time talking about new funds, and new startup venture raises, but we spend little time talking about the cash flow challenges of running a venture fund. Let’s change that today. Starting a new venture fund is extremely challenging. In addition to just the monstrous task of fundra... ... See more
Even Cryptocurrencies Are Now Getting Clobbered in This Market
Bitcoin is quickly losing the refuge designation bestowed by some advocates in recent weeks as the largest cryptocurrency joins the global slide in riskier assets. Smaller rivals tumbled even further.
This AI startup claims to automate app making but actually just uses humans
Who could have seen that coming?
Gold Prices To Hit $1,575 In 3 Months, $1,600 In 6 Months - Goldman Sachs
Editor's Note: Get caught up in minutes with our speedy summary of today's must-read news stories and expert opinions that moved the precious metals and financial markets. Sign up here! (Kitco News) - Goldman Sachs Group upgraded its gold forecast for the first time this year, upping its 3-month and... ... See more
Amazon's self-driving delivery robots are coming to California
Scout, the self-driving delivery robot, will soon be delivering Amazon packages to some Californians.
Recession Warning in Bond Market Sharpens, Adding Pressure on Fed
A rush to safer investments has pushed government bond yields close to lows not seen since 2016, when a slowdown gripped the economy.
Chinese Investment in the U.S. Drops 90%
The steady flow of money that China once poured into the U.S. has shrunk since President Trump took office.
Department Store Barneys New York Weighs Bankruptcy, Reuters Says
Luxury department store Barneys New York is considering a bankruptcy filing, Reuters reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter.
YouTube is giving creators more ways to make money – TechCrunch
YouTube is rolling out more ways for its creators to engage fans and generate revenue, the company announced today at the VidCon event in Anaheim, Calif. Last year, YouTube used the event to launch new products like channel memberships, merchandise shelves, premieres and more. This time around, it&.... ... See more
Twitch continues to dominate live streaming with its second-biggest quarter to date – TechCrunch
Twitch continues to lead rivals including, YouTube Live, Facebook Gaming and Microsoft’s Mixer, when it comes to live-streaming video. Despite experiencing its first decline in hours watched in Q2 2019, the Amazon-owned game-streaming site still had its second-biggest quarter to date, with mo… ... See more
11 Lessons From Startup Chapter 11s - CB Insights Research
For every meteoric startup success story, there are dozens of cautionary tales of companies and products that failed so spectacularly they ended up in bankruptcy court. We take a look at what went wrong for 11 startups that filed for Chapter 11. ... See more
Gold at 6-year high as financial, political tensions converge
The precious metal has leapt 10% in four weeks, breaking above technical resistance which has thwarted every rally for half a decade to finally rise above $1,400. U.S. gold futures jumped 1.1% to $1,436.20 an ounce. The U.S. Federal Reserve last Wednesday signalled interest rate cuts beginning as ea... ... See more
Bitcoin Climbs to $10,000 as Memories of the Crypto Bubble Fade
Bitcoin breached $10,000 for the first time in about 15 months, recouping more than half of the parabolic increase that introduced mainstream investors to the digital asset before the bursting of the cryptocurrency bubble. ... See more
Slack Stock Soars, Putting Company’s Public Value at $19.5 Billion
The workplace messaging company’s shares rose on the stock market on Thursday, putting its value at nearly triple that of when it was a private firm.
Winners and losers in Trump's trade war with China
U.S. companies in everything from computer chips to tractors have said President...
Facebook Finally Reveals Own Cryptocurrency "Libra"
Expected to arrive in 2020.
Uber to Launch 'Flying Taxis' in LA and Dallas-Fort Worth by 2023
Uber plans to start offering "flying taxi" service in Los Angeles and the Dallas-Forth Worth area by 2023 the company announced last week.
Film Festivals like Tribeca Move to Make Virtual Reality a Marquee Event
There's still something film festivals provide that streaming services can't: interactive social experiences in VR and AR.
Why Uber Is Fighting Cities Over Data About Scooter Trips
Los Angeles and other cities want detailed data on the shared scooters on their streets. Uber, Lyft and other companies fear a Trojan horse that could affect ride-hailing.