Brett Gillis

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Is Alibaba's Growth Really Slowing?

[An earlier version of this post has been updated with comments from Alibaba about the intimations from the Chinese article mentioned below.]<p>On Tuesday, we got Yahoo!’s latest quarterly earnings report.<p>The stock immediately jumped, when investors saw that they’d more than beaten consensus earnings …

Kiwi Move Aims to Outsmart All Other Wearable Tech

Kiwi Move is a multi-use activity tracker that aims to replace several other similar devices, and help you with your daily tasks.<p>Designed by Kiwi …

Napwell mask nudges you awake with a fake sunrise

The idea of being artificially woken up by a fake sunrise isn't a new one, with a range of sunrise alarm clocks available to buy. These include the …

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More Than 11 Million Young People Have Fled Facebook Since 2011

Skeptics of Facebook’s business model have long pointed to anecdotal evidence that the social network is losing its luster with teens as evidence …

Google deal for Nest rockets penny stock

SAN FRANCISCO -- Investors apparently looking for a piece of the action on Google's purchase of Nest Labs piled onto penny stock Nestor, blasting the stock up 1,900% on Tuesday.<p>Providence, Rhode Island-based Nestor's 89-person company is in the business of automated traffic enforcement systems. But …

Wearable Tech at CES 2014

If you’ve been keeping with Android Authority’s coverage of CES 2014, you’ll know that a lot of the spotlight at this year’s event has been focused on wearable accessories. Including augmented reality devices, smart watches, and fitness bands, 2014 is definitely shaping up to be the year of …

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Tesla Plans For Network Of Car Charging Stations In China

Tesla Motors has plans for a network of free charging stations in China, which would let owners of its electric cars travel long distances in the country, such as between major cities Beijing and Shanghai, the Wall Street Journal reports.<p>Diarmuid O’Connell, Tesla’s vice president of corporate and …

Coinbase Extends its Two-Factor Security Feature

Security remains a major pain point for Bitcoin — as a number of hacks on companies involved with the virtual currency prove — and that’s led Coinbase, the most heavily funded Bitcoin startup out there, to beef up its measures.<p>The company has extended its two-factor authentication security process …

Let’s talk about robots: Google’s Nest acquisition brings AI to the smart home

In the hours after Google announced its agreement to purchase Nest Labs for $3.2 billion, the companies involved in the smart home sector saw their …

Startup CEO salary: how much do founders pay themselves?

If you’re a startup founder, how much should you pay yourself? Not very much, according to data that Compass has shared with The Next Web.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>The company collected salary data from 11,160 …

These Fledglings Could Fall Now That Google Has Its Nest

Google’s $3.2 billion acquisition of Nest could herald a new wave of interest in companies sitting at the intersection of data, services, and energy for the home and for businesses – or the beginning of the end for earlier-stage competitors.<p>One investor with deep exposure to the cleantech industry …