Rakuten and Techstars will jointly invest $120,000 each in select start-ups and provide them with mentorship.
Read more: Japanese e-commerce firm to launch program for tech startups in Singapore
In 2013, tech writer Kevin Roose wrote “the Bitcoin dream is all but dead.” Here, he explains how he got it so wrong.
Read more: I was wrong about bitcoin. Here’s why
Health-tech investors Halle Tecco and Jeff Hammerbacher are donating their bitcoin winnings to charity.
Read more: This power couple bought bitcoin in 2013, donated gains to cancer hospital
Jim Cramer reflected on the days when he ate chicken liver to get by, and how it relates to the mood of the market.
Read more: Cramer Remix: What being young and broke taught me about the stock market
Jim Cramer sat down with McAfee CEO Chris Young to talk about cybersecurity trends and the rise of ransomware.
Read more: Companies must have ‘a culture of security’ to prevent cyberattacks, McAfee CEO says
More than a dozen “alt-tech” companies have now emerged, each promising a refuge from political correctness and censorship.
Read more: The ‘alt-right’ created a parallel internet. It’s a holy mess
Facebook sent 25 percent less traffic to publishers this year, while Google increased its traffic by 17 percent, according to Parse.ly.
Read more: Google eclipses Facebook as the top source of traffic for online publishers
Say the words Nobel Prize, and you need say no more. Created by the last will and testament of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel upon his death on December 10, 1896, it is arguably the most prestigious award in the world, signifying the apex of achievement by laureates in a variety of fields. In keeping with tradition since the first Nobels were bestowed in 1901, this year’s medals were presented once again on December 10, the anniversary of Nobel’s death. Why is the Nobel Prize a prime example of a corporate heritage brand? Harvard Business School professor emeritus Stephen A. Greyser and Professor Mats Urde of Sweden’s Lund University have spent the past four years finding out.
Read more: The Nobel Prize and the Making of a Heritage Brand
There are 26 lithium-ion battery ‘megafactories’ around the world either in production or planned for production.
Read more: Electric vehicle demand is driving huge jump in number of battery factories around the world
Bitcoin has “aspects of a bubble” but it’s almost impossible to know whether it’s gone too far, Robert Shiller said.
Read more: Bitcoin has aspects of a bubble, but it’s OK to ‘play’ with it: Economist Robert Shiller