Spotify’s New Parental Leave Policy Is Pretty Amazing

#ad_sharebox_260x60 img {padding:0;margin:0;} NEW YORK -- Citing its home base of Sweden, which has extremely generous maternity and paternity leave, Spotify just announced it would offer six months of...

Home furnishings retailer Dot & Bo closes down

Online furniture retailerDot & Bo has abruptly closed its doors today. The San Francisco-based company said in an announcement that it had been in deep discussions to be acquired by a prominent public...

OnTruck picks up 25M Series B for its haulage tech platform

Madrid-based OnTruck, which has built a “haulage tech platform” to better match supply and demand in the road freight industry, has picked up €25 million in Series B funding. The round is led...

Our first round of judges for the TC Startup Battlefield Europe at VivaTech

TechCrunch Startup Battlefield is headed to VivaTech in Paris on May 24th to find and feature the best early-stage startup across Europe! In partnership with VivaTech, Startup Battlefield Europe will feature startups from...

Will Ferrell is becoming a pro gamer…in upcoming esports film

Will Ferrell is here to remind you that technology can be terrible.   A new PSA campaign, produced by Common Sense Media, features the Emmy-winning comedic actor being unable to put...

Fifty Years The new Silicon Valley VC that wants to save the world...

We shall escape the absurdity of growing a whole chicken in order to eat the breast or wing, by growing these parts separately under a suitable medium. Synthetic food will, of course, also...