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Bodega, once dubbed ‘America’s most hated startup,’ has quietly raised millions

The startup — now Stockwell — is backed by GV, NEA and DCM Ventures. ...

Startups Weekly: Part & Parcel plans plus-sized fashion empire

In this week's newsletter: Part & Parcel is bringing plus-sized clothing out of the dark corners of department stores. ...

Protecting the integrity U.S. elections will require a massive regulatory overhaul, academics say

Ahead of the 2020 elections former Facebook chief security officer Alex Stamos and his colleagues at Stanford University have unveiled a sweeping new plan to secure U.S. electoral infrastructure and combat foreign campaigns seeking to interfere in U.S. politics. As the Mueller investigation into electoral interference made clear, foreign agents from Russia (and elsewhere) engaged ...

Netflix releases new trailer for ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’

Netflix has released a new teaser trailer for its collaboration with The Jim Henson Company on “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance,” and wow, is it a doozy. For a certain generation of moviegoer (including this author), “The Dark Crystal” was an eye-opening introduction to the darker, explicitly fantastic side of Jim Henson’s genius. Long-known ...

As Quibi reportedly seeks another $1 billion, Fiction Riot fills the programming slate for its rival service

Even as Quibi, the short form video platform from Jeffrey Katzenberg’s WndrCo, reportedly looks to raise another $1 billion, rival service Fiction Riot continues to steadily build out its pipeline of short form serials. The Los Angeles-based company has already launched a beta version of its streaming service, Ficto, and yesterday announced a host of ...

Should you hire an in-house designer or a contractor?

Katherine Gustafson Contributor More posts by this contributor For Basecamp, brand identity and product development are all about the customer How to develop a brand identity system (like Intercom) Editor’s note: This post is a part of our latest initiative to demystify design and find the best brand designers and agencies in the world who ...

Singapore’s proposed ‘fake news’ law could stifle free speech

For many, Singapore is an idyllic and livable city in Asia. But there’s serious concern for the country and its five million population around a proposed law to curb ‘fake news’ on the internet that could have ramifications for free speech. The ‘Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill’ had its first reading on Monday ...

Binance now lets users buy crypto with a credit card

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange based on trading volume, will now let you spend money you don’t have after it added support for credit cards from Visa and Mastercard. Credit card usage in crypto is controversial. Aside from the risk — ask anyone who bought crypto last year… — top exchanges have gone back and ...

Digital Garage teams up with Blockstream to develop blockchain financial services in Japan

The global crypto market may have tanked last year, but notable names have joined forces to develop Bitcoin and blockchain financial services in Japan, which has emerged as one of the world’s most crypto-friendly markets. Blockstream, a blockchain startup founded by Bitcoin contributors, announced this week that it has launched a joint venture in Japan ...

‘His Dark Materials’ author tweets a genuinely useful piece of writing advice

01.21.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

As anyone who writes – for work, fun, or both – will know, writing can be a long and lonely process made even more difficult by self-doubt and distractions from the outside world. Sometimes it feels like you're just sitting around waiting... ...