Tech News Today 1842: The ARms Race

Hurricane Harvey help on Twititer, Google Docs, Reddit, and more. 711 million email addresses are sending out malware. Ahead of Apple’s expected September hardware event, Apple is apparently… source

Selina raises $95M to create a boutique travel lodging experience built around communities

If you’re looking to travel abroad — and especially if you’re looking to work while doing so — it might be tough to convince yourself you can find a cool…

Tech News Today 1828: The TonkaBook

Essential announced that Amazon’s Alexa Fund and Tencent have invested $300 million into the company. The phone will be sold on Amazon and Best Buy when it finally gets a…

Tech News Today 1761: Self Driving Cardboard

Apple announced last month that it would bring graphic chip development in house, giving its deal with Imagination Technologies only two more years. Now, Imagination announced plans to sell… source

Tech News Today 1764: Shrouded in Laziness

Amazon has unveiled the Echo Show, the rumored Echo with a screen. You can use the $229 device for all the things you currently use your Echo for, plus video…

What to expect when Spotify goes public Tuesday

Digital music giant Spotify is joining the stock market on Tuesday, making it the biggest consumer tech company to go public since Snap debuted early last year. But unlike Snap,…

MIT cuts ties with brain preservation startup Nectome

MIT is disassociating itself from Nectome, the Y Combinator-backed startup promising to preserve customers’ brains for the possibility of future digital upload. Co-founder Robert McIntyre described the procedure as “100…

Tech News Today 1825: Google’s AMP Stamp

Bloomberg’s sources say that Apple is planning to release a new version of the Apple Watch this year with cellular connectivity and is expected to be showcased along with Apple’s…

Redpoint Ventures hires Uber’s Annie Kadavy as general partner

Redpoint Ventures has hired Annie Kadavy as its first female general partner. She’ll be on the early stage investment team. Kadavy has a background in venture capital, having spent several…

Fetch adds two new robots to its warehouse automation army

Fetch Robotics capped off 2017 with a $25 million Series B, bringing its total up to $48 million. It’s clear that investors are taken with the San Jose-based automation company….

Tech News Today 1838: Free the Hashtag!

The Note 8 is here and it will cost you some serious cabbage. Attention Walmart customers, you can now buy stuff with your Google Home. Google Home has partnered with…

Coinbase unveils fund for early-stage cryptocurrency startups

Coinbase has launched a new fund called Coinbase Ventures to invest in early-stage cryptocurrency and blockchain startups. In a blog post, Coinbase head of corporate and business development Emilie Choi…