Inside chat app Symphonys battle to break into a $28 billion Wall Street market — and avoid becoming Bloomberg roadkill

Inside chat app Symphonys battle to break into…

Symphony CEO David Gurle, left, and Bloomberg CEO Michael Bloomberg, right. Symphony/Drew Angerer/Getty Images/Jenny Cheng/BI Graphics "Thank you David Gurle," French President Emmanuel Macron tweeted in June. "Your trust and your enthusiasm show, once again,…

Everyone loves pizza, including VCs

Everyone loves pizza, including VCs

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor Which public US universities graduate the most funded founders? Big revenues, huge valuations and major losses: charting the era of the unicorn IPO Sometimes a person (I’m…

Why Siri and Alexa Weren’t Built to Smack Down Harassment

Why Siri and Alexa Weren’t Built to Smack…

“I’d blush if I could.” That was Siri’s programmed response to a user saying, “You’re a slut.” And really, there couldn’t be a more perfect example to illustrate the arguments in a new paper from…

Uber eats Uber Eats, embedding it in the main app

Uber eats Uber Eats, embedding it in the…

Uber’s best hope to beat all its ride sharing and food delivery competitors is that it does both. Through cross-promotion, it can combine activities people might only do a few times per week or month…

Its open season for poaching talent in Silicon Valley

Its open season for poaching talent in Silicon…

Recent California court rulings have invalidated common employee non-solicit provisions Nick Saenz & John Frost 1 day Nick Saenz & John Frost Contributor Several recent court decisions have changed the landscape of California’s competition law,…

Elon Musk, SEC agree to guidelines on Twitter use

Elon Musk, SEC agree to guidelines on Twitter…

Tesla,  Elon Musk and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reached an agreement Friday that will give the CEO freedom to use Twitter —within certain limitations — without fear of being held in contempt for violating…

Chinas new gaming rules to ban poker, blood and imperial schemes

Chinas new gaming rules to ban poker, blood…

Lots of news has surfaced from China’s gaming industry in recent weeks as the government hastens to approve a massive backlog of titles in the world’s largest market for video games. Last Friday, the country’s…