Facebook for 6-Year-Olds? Welcome to Messenger Kids

Facebook says it built Messenger Kids, a new version of its popular communications app with parental controls, to help safeguard pre-teens who may...
DirecTV Now announces new features for 2018 as it passes 1 million subscribers

DirecTV Now announces new features for 2018 as it passes 1 million subscribers

Just over a year after the service launched, live TV streaming service DirecTV Now has topped 1 million subscribers, Variety reports. To celebrate,...
Foursquare VP of business development Mike Harkey has left for Google

Foursquare VP of business development Mike Harkey has left for Google

Foursquare’s VP of business development Mike Harkey, who has been with the company for more than five years,...
AI Weekly: How to regulate facial recognition to preserve freedom

AI Weekly: How to regulate facial recognition to preserve freedom

Today Microsoft president Brad Smith called for federal regulation of facial recognition software. “In a democratic republic, there is no substitute for decision making by...

Brex, the credit card for startups, raises $100M debt round

Brex, widely known for its billboards littered across San Francisco, has secured a $100 million debt financing from Barclays Investment Bank . The...

Funderbeam CEO to talk about disrupting startup funding at Disrupt Berlin

Startup funding hasn’t changed much in the past decade. Funderbeam is an interesting company trying to turn everything upside down using a marketplace...

Thunes raises $10M to make financial services more accessible in emerging markets

Cross-border fintech continues to be an area of interest for venture capitalists. The latest deal sees GGV Capital — the U.S-China firm...

Facebook’s News Feed will soon prioritize stories that are trustworthy, informative, or local

Facebook today announced that its News Feed will soon give priority to trustworthy news outlets. The gauge for what Facebook considers high-quality news will...