Trump Is Satisfying With Tech CEOs, and It’s Gonna Be Awkward

Donald Trump may have just met with Kanye West, but the tech execs meeting with the president-elect today may outshine even Mr. Kim Kardashian in sheer collective star power. The awkwardness may also...

SXSW: the secret festival gathering for 20 US mayors with tech agendas

The countrys most forward-thinking mayors want to attract tech money and jobs to their cities and much of that happens through networking at the eventVery quietly, and a little secretly, an unprecedented gathering of...

UK to put up 1BN for full fiber broadband and 5G, 400M extra for...

The UK government has confirmed it will be borrowing to try to encourage investment in high speed fiber broadband networks and 5G technology with a plan to spend over 1BN by 2020-2021 to...

Why JP Morgan, Daimler Are Testing Computers That Aren’t Useful Yet

JPMorgan Chase has plenty of “quants” who hunt profits with computers. In 2018 the bank is adding employees you might call quantums. The computers they’ll use work on data using the intuition-defying processes of...

CommonSense Robotics raises $6M seed round to make on-demand logistics affordable for all retailers

As e-commerce giants like Amazon continue expanding their on-demand offerings, retailers are struggling to keep up. CommonSense Robotics wants to make near-instantaneous deliveries accessible to smaller businesses with micro-fulfillment centers that can be...

China’s latest startup battle isn’t about cars it’s about shared bicycles

Mobike bicycles lined upImage: Screenshot/BloombergIn Chinas internet warzone, theres a road map for success: find a rich backer, get lots of money, burn it to buy market share. The latest chapter of that playbook...