Hardly anyone over the age of 30 was watching, but millions logged-in for the biggest amateur boxing match of all time at the Manchester Arena on Saturday evening. In a sign of how cultural power is shifting online, the battle was shown on YouTube rather than a major television channel. Young people holed themselves up in their bedrooms to watch the drama unfold on … [Read more...] about YouTube stars KSI and Logan Paul draw in fight dubbed ‘the biggest internet event in history’
Reporting live from the gutter
caption “Sometimes you have a lot of failures before you have success,” says David Casarez, pictured. source Courtesy of David Casarez Entrepreneur David Casarez quit his job as a web developer at General Motors to launch his own tech startup. However, he ran out of money and was already living out of his van. So Casarez stood on the highway and … [Read more...] about The homeless man who went viral for handing out his résumé on the highway in California had quit his job to become an entrepreneur — and even though he failed, he plans to try again
What’s the first name that comes to mind when you think about a smart city? Elon Musk? Jeff Bezos? Travis Kalanick? It’s natural that we should leap to the technologists. Smart cities are, after all, about technology: driverless cars, drone deliveries, and Minority Report-style signs that change depending on who’s looking at them. But I’ll tell you who I … [Read more...] about Why London in 1854 was the world’s first smart city
Is your business simply chasing a profit, or are you trying to accomplish something good in the world? It’s an important thing to consider, especially in light of the recent letter by BlackRock CEO Larry Fink in which he urged CEOs to align their business goals with doing good, as “society is demanding that companies, both public and … [Read more...] about 10 startups busy saving the planet while you can’t even separate your waste
Spotify is unofficially all grown up. But it still has a long way to go before it comes into its own. On Tuesday, Spotify will become a publicly traded company, every tech start-up's milestone of adulthood. After the market opens, the music streaming service will start trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol SPOT. The Swedish company is taking an unusual tack in … [Read more...] about Spotify saved the music business but can Spotify save itself?