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How one founder turned her extensive retail experience into an entirely new kind of shopping

The Yes founder and CEO Julie Bornstein helped some of the world’s biggest and best-loved brands develop industry leading e-commerce operations, and also served as COO at Stitch Fix, arguable one of the top success stories of digital-first fash.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchAug 2nd, 2021

Cherry-picking data was routine practice at Theranos, former lab worker says

Theranos’ Edison device failed at least 25 percent of the time, court hears. Enlarge / Elizabeth Holmes, founder and former CEO of blood-testing and life sciences company Theranos, leaves the courthouse with her husband Billy Evans after the f.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 52 min. ago

Elodie Games obtains $32.5M round to make social co-op gaming better

During the darkest hours of the pandemic, millions upon millions of people turned to online gaming as a way to pass time in lockdown and connect with friends they couldn’t see in person. But a social, cooperative, fun and cross-platform gaming.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 23 min. ago

Black women who experience racism experience trauma-like effects, at higher risk for future health problems

Black women who have experienced more racism throughout their lives have stronger brain responses to threat, which may hurt their long-term health, according to a new study I conducted with clinical neuropsychologist Negar Fani and other colleagues......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 24 min. ago

Data from 29,798 clean-ups around the world uncovers some of the worst litter hotspots

Coastal litter is a big environmental problem. But how does this litter differ around the world, and why? In the first global analysis of its kind, we set out to answer those questions using data collected by thousands of citizen scientists......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 52 min. ago

The Apple Watch Series 7 rumors were wrong, and here’s why I’m glad they were

The rumors that we'd see a slablike, flat-sided Apple Watch at Apple's most recent event turned out to be mistaken, and I'm hugely relieved. This is why......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 52 min. ago

Former Theranos lab worker details concerns about company"s ability to conduct blood tests

Erika Cheung, a former Theranos lab worker turned whistleblower, testified Wednesday during the trial of founder Elizabeth Holmes about how she grew increasingly uncomfortable about the startup's ability to accurately conduct blood tests on patients......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News18 hr. 52 min. ago

Theranos burned through $2M a week as investors were given rosy projections

Jurors heard about mounting losses, fudged data from first witnesses. Enlarge / Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes collects her belongings after going through security at the Robert F. Peckham Federal Building with her defense team on August 31,.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

5 things you need to win your first customer

Ask any founder what really proves their startup has taken off, and they will almost instantly say it’s when they win their first customer. That’s easier said than done, though. Bryan Dsouza Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Best cheap Vizio TV deals for September 2021

If you're on a budget and you're shopping around for a new television, give these Vizio TV deals a look......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Check out the amazing speakers joining us on Extra Cru… ahem, TechCrunch Live

It’s been an Extra Crunch summer. We’ve heard how to craft your pitch deck around the one thing that really hooks an investor, and how the industry experience of Retail Zipline’s Melissa Wong ticked every box for Emergence when rais.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

The best Amazon TV deals and sales for September 2021

If you're shopping for a new television, don't overlook Amazon. These Amazon TV deals have just what you need......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Theranos promised investors $1B in revenue despite internal projection of just $100M

Jurors heard about mounting losses, fudged data from first witnesses. Enlarge / Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes collects her belongings after going through security at the Robert F. Peckham Federal Building with her defense team on August 31,.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Kapor Capital, Square co-founder Sam Wen back TomoCredit in its $10M Series A funding round

Building credit history can be difficult if you are a consumer that is having trouble getting access to credit in the first place. Enter TomoCredit, which has developed a credit card focused on building credit history for first-time borrowers. The Sa.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Sustainable e-commerce startup Olive now ships beauty products, in addition to apparel

Earlier this year, a startup called Olive launched its new shopping site and app with the goal of making e-commerce more efficient, convenient, and sustainable by offering a way for consumers to aggregate their orders from across retailers into singl.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Constructor finds $55M for tech that powers search and discovery for e-commerce businesses

One of the biggest problems in the world of e-commerce is the predicament of shopping cart abandonment: when shoppers aren’t getting to what they want fast enough — whether it’s finding the right item, or paying for it in a quick an.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

ALMA reveals carbon-rich, organic birth environments of planets

An international collaboration of scientists using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has completed the most extensive chemical composition mapping of the protoplanetary disks around five nearby young stars at high resolution, pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Huge PlayStation 5 update adds M.2 SSD support, 3D audio for TV speakers

PS5 is rolling out a major update that will allow more storage and a better user experience for owners of both versions of the console......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 14th, 2021

How does Ring Video Doorbell work?

Shopping for a Ring Video Doorbell? Here's what you need to know about using one and connecting it to an Amazon-enabled device......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 14th, 2021

Razer’s new gaming sleeves look bizarre, but I need them

Razer Gaming Finger Sleeves allow players more control and accuracy for their mobile gaming, even if it looks kind of weird......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 14th, 2021

Apple unveils iPhone 13 with new chip, smaller notch, and better cameras

Apple has revealed the new iPhone 13, bringing new camera technologies, better performance, and yes -- even a smaller notch for a less intrusive experience......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 14th, 2021