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Alexa is about to disappear into other devices, thanks to a new technology

Today, the reason you have an Amazon Alexa sitting on your coffee table or by a couch is because it needs to be able to hear you clearly when you speak. Too near the TV and it’ll go ordering strange things, whenever someone, like South Park’s Cartman, says “Alexa!”<p>What is required is a …

Crypto debit cards are paving the way for cryptocurrency mass adoption

Improving Crypto Usability<p>Cryptocurrencies, and the blockchain technology upon which these digital coins are built, have continued to make headlines …

Bitcoin Investors, Beware: The IRS Is Coming for Your Vast Riches

Uncle Sam has Bitcoin traders on the radar these days, as the cryptocurrency passes $4,300 in late August trading.<p>With more assets pouring into …

This is how much value America’s grocers lost in a single day because of Amazon

It hit just before 2pm US eastern time on an otherwise calm Thursday (Aug. 24) afternoon. Amazon announced plans to roll out lower prices at Whole Foods Market locations, and it sent the supermarket chains into a tailspin. This is what losing close to $12 billion in market capitalization looked …

Unbreakable Rubber Bands That Are 200 Times Stronger Than Steel Are Coming Soon

Just add graphene.<p>The world's largest manufacturer of rubber bands is making its main product immortal.<p>Alliance Rubber Co., a 94-year-old company …

Bands

Mercedes built an electric truck that could rival Tesla — here's everything you need to know

Tesla plans to unveil its electric semi in September — but the electric car maker will have to prepare for competition posed by Mercedes-Benz.<p>Mercedes showed off a battery-powered truck during a September trade show for commercial vehicles in Hannover, Germany. The unveiling is part of a larger …

Blue Apron’s stock forgot to pop

Startup share prices pop when they go public. It’s what they do.<p>Cloud-messaging company Twilio gained 92% when it debuted on the New York Stock Exchange in June 2016. Cloud-computing company Nutanix jumped 131% on its first day of trading in September later that year. Snap popped (and crackled) 44% …

WARREN BUFFETT: The Republican healthcare bill should be called the 'Relief for the Rich Act'

Warren Buffett thinks the Republican healthcare bill has one goal: to help rich people like him.<p>During an interview with "PBS NewsHour" on Tuesday, the legendary investor presented his tax return from last year to show just how much he would save from the two proposed Republican plans (the House's …

Health Care

News outlets respond to Trump's intensifying war on media

Instead of selling Americans on the GOP's health care bill, President Trump is selling resentment of the media.<p>The President is telling people not to believe the journalists who are reporting on the bill. Meanwhile, he is declining to give interviews about health care or any other subject.<p>On …

The latest in the Binary Capital blowup and what it means for startup investing

Binary Capital, the San Francisco-based early stage fund whose cofounder, Justin Caldbeck, resigned this past Sunday, is shutting down for all practical purposes.<p>A source tells Bloomberg that the young firm, which had closed its second fund last year with $175 million in commitments but barely …

There are so few women running startups because investors keep asking them these questions

The gender imbalance in Silicon Valley is well documented. US tech companies are so dominated by men in large part because the vast majority of investment venture capital —nearly 98%— flows to firms founded by men.<p>Women are the majority owners of 38% of all US business, so it’s not a question of a …