A look at new power banks from OmniCharge and Fuse Chicken

A look at new power banks from OmniCharge…

When you’ve been doing this job long enough, you start to develop strange interests (though some might compellingly argue that strange interests are a prerequisite). Lately for me it’s been power banks. Quite possibly the…

The 2019 IPO Frenzy Is Different from 1999. Really.

The 2019 IPO Frenzy Is Different from 1999.…

In 1999, hundreds of companies made a madcap dash to the public markets, capturing the imaginations of everyday Americans who thought they could day-trade their way to fortunes. Startups like Webvan and eToys were suddenly…

No, you cant pay to remove ID from the dark web. Heres what to do

No, you cant pay to remove ID from…

Lately, we're all worried about what crooks might find out about us on the "dark web." Given high-profile data breaches at places such as Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Health Alliance Plan, as…

To get big faster, younger unicorns start buying startups sooner

To get big faster, younger unicorns start buying…

In the name of getting big quick, it seems like some of the most valuable private tech companies are turning to mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as a way to accelerate business growth. So-called “unicorns”—privately-held technology…

Fifty years of the internet

Fifty years of the internet

Leonard Kleinrock Contributor When my team of graduate students and I sent the first message over the internet on a warm Los Angeles evening in October, 1969, little did we suspect that we were at…

Apple might add third rear camera to this years iPhone 11

Apple might add third rear camera to this…

The marquee feature on this year's new iPhones, tentatively called the "iPhone 11," could be a third rear camera. The iPhone rumor comes from Japanese Apple fan blog Mac Otakara, which has in the past…

DNA testing kits for dogs are super popular. But the testing has some veterinarians pushing standards

DNA testing kits for dogs are super popular.…

Curious about your dog's family history, genes and medical risks? New DNA testing kits for pups will give you those answers. USA TODAY BOSTON — Find out your dog’s family history, health risks and the genes…

Nationalizing 5G Is Not the Way to Beat China

Nationalizing 5G Is Not the Way to Beat…

A staff member shows the new Huawei Mate X smartphone with 5G network provided by China Unicom and Huawei in Beijing, China, March 1, 2019. (Jason Lee/REUTERS) Free markets are. The United States and China…

The Social Media Censorship Dumpster Fire

The Social Media Censorship Dumpster Fire

Silhouettes stand next to a screen projection of Facebook’s logo in this picture taken March 28, 2018. (Dado Ruvic/REUTERS) Censors can behave in unpredictable, arbitrary, and capricious ways -- and no one has a sufficient…

Behold the Samsung Galaxy Fold under glass

Behold the Samsung Galaxy Fold under glass

Samsung decided to forgo the Mobile World Congress pomp and circumstance, instead opting to through its own part last week in San Francisco. I’ve been carrying around a Galaxy S10 for a few days now,…

The Tech Whiz Behind Vine and HQ Trivia Made Millions in His 20s. He Was Dead by 34

The Tech Whiz Behind Vine and HQ Trivia…

Colin Kroll, a college dropout turned startup millionaire, drifted through his company’s holiday party at Gran Morsi, a cozy Italian restaurant in downtown Manhattan. Dressed in a gray sweater and jeans, he chatted up employees…