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In a bid for more unique designs, Bucketfeet moves to on-demand shoe manufacturing

    In a bid for more unique designs, Bucketfeet moves to on-demand shoe manufacturing

 Bucketfeet wants to allow any artist to create an interesting shoe design. And it’s take one more step in that direction, by moving its production fully on-demand and opening up its

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Beijing’s public transport system gets an app for paying fares — but Apple isn’t invited

    Beijing’s public transport system gets an app for paying fares — but Apple isn’t invited

 Apple continues to be locked out of China’s massive mobile payments space. The latest reminder came this week when Beijing’s transportation system opened up to smartphone payments… via an Android

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Intel CEO quits Trump’s manufacturing council, calls out the “hate-spawned violence in Charlottesville”

    Intel CEO quits Trump’s manufacturing council, calls out the “hate-spawned violence in Charlottesville”

 Intel’s CEO is the latest executive to leave one of Trump’s advisory councils in the wake of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, which many felt was inadequately addressed by

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Under Armour CEO joins the exodus from the President’s Manufacturing Council

    Under Armour CEO joins the exodus from the President’s Manufacturing Council

 Kevin Plank, the founder and chief executive of Under Armour, is the latest high profile leader of a major American company to leave President Donald Trump’s American Manufacturing Council. In

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Discord shuts down alt-right server and accounts for ToS violations

    Discord shuts down alt-right server and accounts for ToS violations

 Popular voice chat platform Discord has shut down several servers and accounts associated with the alt-right for violations of the terms of service. The company announced the enforcement action on

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Benchmark: We should have sued Kalanick sooner

    Benchmark: We should have sued Kalanick sooner

 The saga between Benchmark Capital and former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick continues. Following last week’s lawsuit revelation, Benchmark penned a public letter to Uber employees, explaining why they’re taking legal

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Poncho weather service picks up $2.4 million from Lightspeed Venture Partners

  Poncho weather service picks up $2.4 million from Lightspeed Venture Partners

 Poncho, the betaworks-backed weather service, has raised $2.4 million in seed funding led by Lightspeed Ventures. Poncho launched out of

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Rovio, the maker of Angry Birds, is reportedly planning an IPO

  Rovio, the maker of Angry Birds, is reportedly planning an IPO

 Rovio, the Finnish company behind Angry Birds, is planning to go public “as early as next month,” Bloomberg reports. Citing

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Shonda Rhimes is bringing her award-winning talents to Netflix

  Shonda Rhimes is bringing her award-winning talents to Netflix

 Shonda Rhimes is coming to Netflix. The writer/producer whose television empire spans from West Coast hospitals to a scandal-wracked West

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Video evidence is meaningless without accountability

  Video evidence is meaningless without accountability

 Some had guns and some carried sticks and shields. Some carried homemade pepper spray and mace. But one thing nearly

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Netflix should be afraid of Disney’s OTT play

  Netflix should be afraid of Disney’s OTT play

 With a 1-2 gut punch of streaming video on demand services for Disney and ESPN content, Disney looked straight into

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Why AI is now at the heart of our innovation economy

  Why AI is now at the heart of our innovation economy

 We humans use machines as tools — and the advent of AI doesn’t change this. “Machines aren’t rational,” argues Hilary

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Don’t turn comics publishers into IP factories

  Don’t turn comics publishers into IP factories

 This past week’s news that Netflix would purchase independent comics publisher Millarworld is hardly an outlier. It echoes larger moves

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OpenAI bot remains undefeated against world’s greatest Dota 2 players

  OpenAI bot remains undefeated against world’s greatest Dota 2 players

 Last night, OpenAI’s Dota 2 bot beat the world’s most celebrated professional players in one-on-one battles, showing just how advanced

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