Amazon Debuts a Retail Site for Shark Tank

Amazon Debuts a Retail Site for Shark Tank

Inventor Jamie Siminoff was rejected by the sharks on ABC’s “Shark Tank” in 2013 when trying to make a deal for his video doorbell startup. This year, Amazon bought his company, Ring, for a billion dollars. Now, Amazon is looking for another way to tap into breakout...
Visiting Inokyo’s Autonomous Retail Store

Visiting Inokyo’s Autonomous Retail Store

Inokyo  wants to be the indie Amazon Go. It’s just launched its prototype cashierless autonomous retail store. Cameras track what you grab from shelves, and with a single QR scan of its app on your way in and out of the store, you’re charged for what you got. Inokyo‘s...
Apple announces Chinese Clean Energy Fund

Apple announces Chinese Clean Energy Fund

Apple  has announced a new investment fund to foster clean energy usage in China. The company isn’t just trying to switch its own offices and facilities. Apple is also working with its suppliers to expand the use of clean energy across the board. For this fund in...
Is insurance a rich enough game to disrupt?

Is insurance a rich enough game to disrupt?

For the last decade, the largest technology companies have increasingly looked outside of tech to grow their operations. From automotive to retail to groceries, these companies use massive competitive advantages in the form of data, consumer relationships and software...
The State of the IPO Market

The State of the IPO Market

“Sixteen months ago, I predicted 2017 would be “the best year for tech IPOs since the dot-com heyday almost two decades ago.” Well, that was not exactly what happened — though 2017 was a good year for IPOs compared to previous years. Despite strong public...