LimeBike raises $12 million to roll out bike sharing without kiosks in the US

A startup called LimeBike has raised $12 million in venture funding to make Chinese-style bike sharing mainstream in the US. Andreessen Horowitz led the round joined by...

Wyclef Jean calls out Los Angeles police for handcuffing him for ‘absolutely nothing’

Grammy award winning musician and actor Wyclef Jean shared a video of his not-so-ideal encounter with Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) on social media Tuesday morning. The...

Regulation could stifle growing China-US venture activity

Last week, Reuters reported that the U.S. government is considering placing new restrictions on Chinese investment into American companies developing artificial intelligence, machine learning and other technologies...

Textio raises $20 million to help companies do English good

Augmented writing startup Textio has quickly grown to help major Fortune 500 companies like Cisco and Johnson & Johnson to recruit better talent. With a platform that...

Lack of consumer choice means internet providers will be able to spy on customers...

Image: Shutterstock / nuvolanevicata Dane Jasper is cofounder and CEO of Sonic, the largest independent internet service provider in Northern California. Last week Senate Republicans voted...

‘S-town’ isn’t ‘Serial,’ but it’s as bingeable

Image: andrea morales Remember that magical fall of 2014 when all everyone could talk about was Serial? The murder mystery podcast from This American Life happened to...

The Commute Deck: a homebrew Unix terminal for tight places

Kerry Scharfglass designed his "Commute Deck" as a laptop alternative for his morning commute: it combines a mechanical keyboard (running the TMK open keyboard firmware), a 7",...

Amazon gets much more than a supermarket in blockbuster Whole Foods deal

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos comes out on top once again. On paper, Amazon just bought a struggling overpriced grocery chain for more than $13 billion. But the...

The iPhone almost looked completely different, and, well, it’s not good

And oldie but a goodie. You love your iPhone: the form factor, the user interface, the just straight-up coolness of it all. But a peek into the...

The internet bands together to decipher a woman’s last video of her mom

The internet is filled with unspeakable terrors, but every now and then something beautiful happens online. "Can anyone lipread?" Redditor bridget90 asked the subreddit r/videos. "This is...