September 22, 2019 News Magazine
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Want to crush competitors? Forget SoftBank, Blackstone suggests; it can write $500 million checks, too

September 21, 2019

September 21, 2019

Back in January, Blackstone — the investment firm whose assets under management surpassed a jaw-dropping half a trillion dollars earlier...

Chef CEO says he’ll continue to work with ICE in spite of protests

September 20, 2019

September 20, 2019

Yesterday, software development tool maker Chef found itself in the middle of a firestorm after a Tweet called them out...

Get advice on the latest growth tactics from Demand Curve at Disrupt SF

September 20, 2019

September 20, 2019

We’re going to try something new at Disrupt this year, based on the great response we’ve been getting to our...

Matchstick Ventures raises $30M to back startups in the northern U.S. and the Rockies

September 20, 2019

September 20, 2019

Matchstick Ventures, a seed-stage firm that says it invests in “rapidly growing, yet underserved startup ecosystems,” announced this week that...

Take cover, it’s a drone with a nail gun!

September 20, 2019

September 20, 2019

The FAA has warned against equipping your drone with weapons such as flamethrowers and handguns. But can a nail gun...

Publicis Sapient’s John Maeda explains how big companies can think like startups

September 20, 2019

September 20, 2019

John Maeda has been a professor at the MIT Media Lab, president of the Rhode Island School of Design, designer...

YouTube CEO says it ‘missed the mark’ with verification overhaul

September 20, 2019

September 20, 2019

Less than 24 hours after YouTube announced that it would be changing its creator verification process, CEO Susan Wojcicki admitted...

Here are the security sessions you can’t miss at Disrupt SF

September 20, 2019

September 20, 2019

Security is in everything, it’s everywhere, and it’s everyone’s responsibility. What part are you playing? At TechCrunch Disrupt SF on...

“Am I as brave as I think I am?” MIT Media Lab student Arwa Mboya on the aftermath of a scandal

September 20, 2019

September 20, 2019

It’s been another hard week at MIT. Our campus has been divided by revelations of inappropriate fundraising, coverups, and the...

Tinder’s interactive series ‘Swipe Night’ could bring a needed boost to user engagement

September 20, 2019

September 20, 2019

On Sundays in October, Tinder is launching an “interactive adventure” in its dating app called “Swipe Night” that will present...