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March 30, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Yoshi’s Crafted World is classic gaming joy, Nintendo-style

[TECH NEWS] Yoshi’s Crafted World is classic gaming joy, Nintendo-style

In 1995, Yoshi had his moment. The character’s Super Mario World debut was so strong, Nintendo handed the dinosaur sidekick his own sequel. A surprise divergence from the Mario franchise found the character escorting a baby version of the plumber in search of his kidnapped twin. Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island was regarded as…
March 30, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Ride-hailing, bike and scooter companies probably raised less money than you thought

[TECH NEWS] Ride-hailing, bike and scooter companies probably raised less money than you thought

Jason Rowley Contributor Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor To get big faster, younger unicorns start buying startups sooner Small VC funds continue to raise, despite pressure from above After years of fierce competition as private companies, Uber and Lyft are going public on U.S. markets.…
March 30, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Covert data-scraping on watch as EU DPA lays down “radical” GDPR red-line

[TECH NEWS] Covert data-scraping on watch as EU DPA lays down “radical” GDPR red-line

An interesting decision came out of Poland’s data protection agency this week after the watchdog issued its first fine under Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). On the surface the enforcement doesn’t look so remarkable: A ‘small’ ~€220K fine was handed to a Sweden-headquartered European digital marketing company, Bisnode, which has an office in Poland,…
March 30, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Sega’s Genesis/Mega Drive Mini arrives in September

[TECH NEWS] Sega’s Genesis/Mega Drive Mini arrives in September

Whether you call it the Genesis or the Mega Drive, Sega’s 16 bit system holds a special place in the hearts of many a gamer who came of age in the 80s and 90s. Like the NES and Super Nintendo before it, the console that gave us a ring-hoarding hedgehog is about to get miniaturized.…
March 30, 2019
[TECH NEWS] EC Weekly: Gaming, crypto, shipping and the multiple future strategies of tech

[TECH NEWS] EC Weekly: Gaming, crypto, shipping and the multiple future strategies of tech

Niantic EC-1 Illustration by Nigel Sussman Greg Kumparak published the first part of his planned four part EC-1 series on Niantic yesterday, focusing on the founding story of the AR/gaming unicorn from Keyhole and Google Earth to a complicated spinout from Alphabet. Lots of great nuggets on how companies get formed and built, but one…
March 30, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Remote workers and nomads represent the next tech hub

[TECH NEWS] Remote workers and nomads represent the next tech hub

Amid calls for a dozen different global cities to replace Silicon Valley — Austin, Beijing, London, New York — nobody has yet nominated “nowhere.” But it’s now a possibility. There are two trends to unpack here. The first is startups that are fully, or almost fully, remote, with employees distributed around the world. There’s a…
March 30, 2019
[TECH NEWS] Startups Weekly: Why Lyft’s $2.2B IPO wasn’t “crazy land” or “nuts”

[TECH NEWS] Startups Weekly: Why Lyft’s $2.2B IPO wasn’t “crazy land” or “nuts”

Lyft completed its long-awaited IPO this week, trading 21 percent higher Friday than its initial offering price of $72 per share. It closed its first day of trading at about $78 per share, up roughly 9 percent. I spoke to IPO guru Brian Hamilton, the CEO of banking software company Sageworks, about Lyft’s offering to…
March 30, 2019
[TECH NEWS] In San Francisco, a fight over a homeless shelter shines a harsh light on a conflicted population

[TECH NEWS] In San Francisco, a fight over a homeless shelter shines a harsh light on a conflicted population

As of 2017, there were roughly 7,000 people living without homes in San Francisco, a number that comprises minors — a lot of them. The San Francisco Unified School District estimates that as of 2017, roughly 2,100 of the children in the school system were homeless —  a number that it said looked to be…
March 29, 2019
[TECH NEWS] 1stdibs, the high-end online marketplace, just nabbed $76 million Series D financing

[TECH NEWS] 1stdibs, the high-end online marketplace, just nabbed $76 million Series D financing

1stdibs began pushing the antiques business into the 21st century long ago. Apparently, investors think it can it can push further and faster with $76 million in new funding. That’s how much the now-18-year-old, New York-based company says it just closed on for its Series D round, led by T. Rowe Price Associates,  with participation…
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