Medium

Take a look inside Twitter’s first offices

Like many Silicon Valley darlings, the offices of Twitter aren't your average cubicle farms.<p>Twitter has a market cap of 28.3 billion and 336 million …

Biz Stone

My Morning Routine

Successful people, what makes them tick? While you can attribute their success to various things that they do throughout the day, you can’t overstate …

Success

Shareholder proposals fail at Twitter annual meeting

A Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) filing shows that in its annual meeting, management proposals typically carried the day, though one shareholder proposal got …

Business

Some big Silicon Valley names are throwing money around ahead of next week’s mayoral election in San Francisco

Evan Williams, the Conways and Chris Larsen are some of the biggest donors from tech land.<p>Next week’s mayoral race in San Francisco is another opportunity for the city to reveal how comfortable it is with its growing tech footprint — which, in the eyes of some, comes at the detriment of the city’s …

Silicon Valley

Gemology

Investing<p>Stone Energy's stock has plunged amid the company's plans to file voluntary chapter 11<p>Investing<p>For investors looking for additional safe …

Investing

Ev Williams’ manifesto to fix technology and social media

Medium founder and CEO on technology, society, and the choices ahead.<p>Since 2012, Ev Williams has been focusing on Medium, the publishing platform he …

Evan Williams

Ev Williams’s Grand Plans To Fix The Internet Aren’t Enough

The Medium founder sees a more sustainable future for digital media, but his past tells another story.<p>The “Good Intentions Paving Company” may be a wonderful song written by Joanna Newsom, but it could also be considered Ev Williams’s entire public relations strategy. The tech billionaire behind …

Evan Williams

Phil Robertson on Twitter: "Aung San Suu Kyi's address to diplomats in #Naypyitaw on Sept 19, 2017 is among the most chilling because it shows impunity & cover-up from a political leader who the world thought cared about human rights. https://t.co/Wr6omYfm7k #frontlinePBS #Myanmar #Burma #Rohingya @hrw… https://t.co/mc9jrxz9ws"

SFMOMA Modern Ball 2018

Vanessa Getty<p>Photo - Drew Altizer<p>Marissa Mayer and Zachary Bogue<p>Photo - Drew Altizer<p>Atmosphere at SFMOMA Modern Ball 2018 on April 25th 2018 at …

San Francisco

SFMOMA Sells an Ellsworth Kelly at Their Modern Ball

On Wednesday night, Ellsworth Kelly’s <i>Red-Orange Relief</i> sold for $2.5 million during an auction at the SFMOMA’s Modern Ball. It didn’t go to any of the tech or philanthropy titans in the room, including Google’s Sergey Brin, Twitter cofounder Evan Williams, Instagram cofounders Kevin Systrom and …

Fashion Shows

How This Indian Health-tech Startup Roped in Twitter Co-founder Biz Stone

Visit has raised a new round of funding from Twitter Co-founder Biz Stone.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>For the founders of Delhi-based AI startup <b>Visit</b>, it is easily the happiest time of their lives. Founded in 2016 by <b>Anurag Prasad, Vaibhav</b> …

Startups

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone bet on Indian healthcare startup Visit before he even met its promoters

Two years after they rolled out Visit, Anurag Prasad, Shashvat Tripathi, Chetan Anand and Vaibhav Singh now count several big names from the …

Startups

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone invests in Artificial Intelligence-powered Delhi-based health start-up Visit

<b>New Delhi</b>: Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has invested in a Delhi-based Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered chatbot "Visit" which is the brainchild of …

Artificial Intelligence

Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Invests in Delhi-Based Health Chatbot

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has invested in a Delhi-based Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered chatbot "Visit" which is the brainchild of students …

Artificial Intelligence

Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Backs Indian AI Driven Healthtech Startup Visit

One of the creative minds behind social media giant Twitter, Biz Stone has backed Delhi-based healthtech startup Visit which is on a <b>mission to</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Good start to second doubles day for Kiwi squash players

A good start to the second day of squash doubles and mixed at Oxenford Studio on the Gold Coast.<p>Top seeded Joelle King and Amanda Landers-Murphy beat …

Sport (New Zealand)

When Jack Dorsey’s Fight Against Twitter Trolls Got Personal

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has taken an increasingly aggressive approach to policing the social media platform.<p>Last November, Twitter stripped Richard Spencer, the high-profile white nationalist, of his blue checkmark, his verified status on the social media platform. His badge’s removal, coinciding …

Social Media

VIDEO | Twitter Cofounder Ev Williams On Tackling Fake News | Fast Company

Twitter Cofounder Ev Williams On Tackling Fake News<p>Now CEO of Medium, Williams believes there are ways for platforms to be advertising-funded and still keep their integrity.

Fake News

Opening Day Is Jamaica Day At Commonwealth Games

While the two reigning gold medallists eased into the third round of the Squash singles events at the 2018 <b>Commonwealth Games</b> in <b>Gold Coast</b>, Australia, …

Squash

The Case for Membership

Ev Williams writes:There is — and probably always will be — a surplus of free content. But that’s like saying there’s a surplus of free food in the …

Evan Williams

Kiwis on court: day one of GC Commonwealth Games

It’s a full day of play for the New Zealand squash team at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games as action gets underway tomorrow (Thursday 5 April) at …

Sport (New Zealand)

Celebs take sides in battle of the vegan burgers

The Impossible Burger and Beyond Burger are locked in a multimillion-dollar fight.<p>In the battle over meatless meat, there will be blood.<p>Investors …

Food

6 Reasons Why You Should Publish Your Blog on Medium

<i>8-minute read</i><p>What’s brilliant content without an audience to read it? Building a thriving community of readers is easier said than done for both …

Evan Williams

Irish tech firm hits €1bn valuation as four founders join country's rich list

Ireland has its first ‘unicorn’ tech company worth more than €1bn.<p>Four Dubliners - Ciaran Lee, David Barrett, Des Traynor and Eoghan McCabe are now …

News (Ireland)

Intercom raises €101m in funding round making it the most valuable Irish tech firm

Dublin-based customer messaging company Intercom has raised $125m (€101m) in a funding round that sees the firm now valued at $1.275bn (€1.03bn)<p>The …

News (Ireland)

5 Critical Lessons to Learn from LinkedIn's 2018 Top Companies to Work For

Collectively these companies are changing the business landscape and teaching us critical lessons at the same time.<p>Everybody loves a top 50 list. It could be dog breeds, the best cities to live in, highest rated CEO's or in this case the Top Companies to work for in 2018. I love LinkedIn's annual …

The Meat Industry Has Some Serious Beef With Those 'Bleeding' Plant-Based Burgers

The buzziest tech product coming out of Silicon Valley is not another app or a new virtual reality experience. It’s a burger that contains no meat.<p>As …

Agriculture

The Best Places in the World to Visit This May

May is like the Friday of months. No, you’re not quite to summer yet, but already people are cutting out early, making vacation plans, and generally …

Royal Caribbean

Thirteen Recommendations

ByGianluigi Ricuperati[3.19.18] <i>“If the creation of contemporary culture had a global hero, his name would coincide with that of John Brockman.”</i> <b></b> …

Silicon Valley

ASU Baseball: Sun Devils come back to defeat Oregon in Pac-12 opener

OMAHA, NE - JUNE 23: Joey Hooft<p>ASU baseball was victorious in their first conference game of the season Friday night, overcoming a late deficit to …

College Sports