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Will the Bubble Burst? Ask Your Cabbie

badmarket There are too many headlines and articles about bubbles, market crashes, negative interest rates and venture-backed unicorns. Why write one more? Because I believe there is a much more pragmatic way to evaluate what you are reading from all the “experts.” Experts armed with mountains of data and statistical analysis predict the stock market is going to crash, while at the same… Read More

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One Sidecar, Up With A Twist

sidecar I’m old enough that when someone says Sidecar, I immediately think of Cointreau, lemon juice and cognac, shaken and served up. What’s remarkable to me is that the folks at GM, one of the country’s most venerable industrial enterprises, heard “Sidecar” and instead saw an interesting enough opportunity to find $39 million in cash to buy a shuttered company. Read More

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Onfleet Has Powered Over 1 Million On-Demand Deliveries

Onfleet Onfleet, the company that provides infrastructure for on-demand delivery, recently powered its one millionth delivery. More than half of those deliveries occurred within the last four months, Onfleet CEO Kahled Naim told TechCrunch.¬†Onfleet powers deliveries and logistics for companies like HelloFresh, Meadow, Doughbies, Lugg and others. To be clear, Onfleet does not provide the drivers… Read More

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How The Growth Of Mixed Reality Will Change Communication, Collaboration And The Future Of The Workplace

TechCrunch-MixedReality Sci-fi tech, meet Wall Street. A recent report from Goldman Sachs predicted that within 10 years, virtual reality hardware will be an $80 billion industry. This “base case” forecast assumed that adoption will be slow, as compared to that of smartphones and tablets, but, the report noted, “as the technology advances, price points decline, and an entire new marketplace of… Read More

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Telegraph Academy Bootcamp Teaches People Of Color How To Code

telegraph academy Where are all the people of color in engineering roles at tech companies? Berkeley, Calif.-based coding bootcamp Telegraph Academy, which plans to relocate to Oakland in the next few months, wants to make it so that the tech industry has no excuse not to hire black and latino/a people for technical roles. “First and foremost we wanted to be in a city that was racially diverse and had… Read More

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