September 22, 2019 News Magazine

Month: January 2019


Apple reactivates Facebook’s employee apps after punishment for Research spying

January 31, 2019

January 31, 2019

After TechCrunch caught Facebook violating Apple’s employee-only app distribution policy to pay people for all their phone data, Apple invalidated the...

A popular genealogy website just helped solve a serial killer cold case in Oregon

January 31, 2019

January 31, 2019

On Thursday, detectives in Portland, Ore. announced that a long-cold local murder case finally came to a resolution, 40 years...

Amazon’s barely-transparent transparency report somehow gets more opaque

January 31, 2019

January 31, 2019

Amazon <a href=”https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=GYSDRGWQ2C2CRYEF”>posted its bi-annual report Thursday detailing the number of government data demands it receives. The numbers themselves are unremarkable, neither...

Nintendo rumored to be working on a smaller, cheaper Switch

January 31, 2019

January 31, 2019

Remember when the rumor mill suggested that Nintendo was already working on a sequel to the Switch? Nintendo President Shuntaro...

Kleiner Perkins officially reboots with a $600 million early-stage fund

January 31, 2019

January 31, 2019

The venture firm Kleiner Perkins has enjoyed many iterations over its 47-year-old history. Today, in some ways, it kicks off...

Will tech companies change the way we manage our health?

January 31, 2019

January 31, 2019

Cyrus Radfar Contributor Cyrus Radfar is the founding partner at V1 Worldwide. More posts by this contributor Amazon isn’t to...

Apple has blocked Google from running internal iOS apps after certificate misuse

January 31, 2019

January 31, 2019

Apple has blocked Google from distributing its internal-only iOS apps on its corporate network after a TechCrunch investigation found the...

Lowe’s is killing off and bricking its Iris smart home products at the end of March

January 31, 2019

January 31, 2019

If you’ve got any gear from Lowe’s Iris line of smart home products, it’s time to start looking for alternatives....

Kleiner Perkins gets back to early-stage with its $600M 18th fund

January 31, 2019

January 31, 2019

“KP used to be a small team doing hands-on company building. We’re moving away from being this institution with multiple products and really just focusing on early-stage venture capital,” Kleiner Perkins partner Ilya Fushman tells me. Indeed, 47 years after its founding, the storied venture fund is going “back to the future” with today’s announcement of an 18th fund — a $600 million fund for seed, Series A and Series B financings. It’s investing across consumer, enterprise, hard tech and fintech, looking for high-potential teams to help mold into unicorns. Kleiner Perkins partner Ilya Fushman “We went out to market to LPs. We got a lot of interest. We were significantly oversubscribed,” Fushman says of the firm’s raise. Kleiner Perkins was recently rocked by the departure of legendary investor Mary Meeker. She took Kleiner partners Mood Rowghani, Noah Knauf and Juliet de Baubigny, and they’re reportedly raising a $1.25 billion growth fund called Bond. Fushman explained that with Kle..

Kleiner Perkins gets back to early stage with its $600M 18th fund

January 31, 2019

January 31, 2019

“KP used be a small team doing hands-on company building. We’re moving away from being this institution with multiple products...