Foxconn backpedals on US factory plans: ‘It is not a promise. It is a...

The Taiwanese manufacturer had claimed to be in process of building a $7bn American plant after Trump met with Japanese tech billionaire last yearTaiwanese manufacturer Foxconn has appeared to back away from claims it...

Tribe app relaunches to make video even more conversational

Tribe is a walkie-talkie style app that combines video and text.Snapchat is no longer a messaging app, so says serial entrepreneur Cyril Paglino. Last September, Paglino published what he saw as the transition of...

Uber Investors Said to Push for Didi Truce in Costly China Fight

Uber Technologies Inc. investors have a message for management: Its time to wrap up the costly fight in China.Several institutional investors are pushing the ride-hailing company to ink a partnership agreement with Chinas market...

From virtual communities to real-life enterprises … How Kickstarter generated more than $5bn

The crowdfunding platform which notoriously funded the Oculus Rift has the power to connect people, reignite dying markets and promote social wellbeing. All while raking in real hard cash for its project creatorsThe Fed...

A flexible work environment is the cost of doing business in 2017

The Office Space-esque version of the nine-to-five is a construct of the past. No longer do cubicle-confined worker bees time their commutes to arrive at 9 a.m. on the dot; even donning a suit...

Optimization startup SigOpt raises $6.6M

SigOpt, a company aiming to optimize everything, announced today that it has raised $6.6 million in Series A funding. When startups talk about optimization, they often mean trying outa few different variations and...