Twitter is making its debut on the public markets and with that the fortunes of its founders, employees and many of its investors will change. As it crosses into adulthood, Twitter and its new owners need to remember this one thing — Twitter is us!
A new startup called Zendrive wants to improve the driving experience — and our actual driving skills — by quantifying our daily commute on our iPhones.
Using machine language smarts to screen for a much wider array of fraudulent online behavior, startup Sift Science now has $5.5 million to broaden its beta test beyond a few select companies.
PayPal co-founder Max Levchin has launched a new payments startup called Affirm, coming out of his new lab venture meant to foster startups around the concept of data.
Is the world of big data one in which information about us allows us to personalize services and benefit from that personalization, or is it one in which our data is used against us by companies and governments?
Max Levchin, who in his past life started PayPal and Slide is back at it again. He has started a new hybrid R& D Lab/Incubator (HVF) and his focusing on opportunities created by the digitization of our physical world and explosion of data.
Yahoo, once an Internet giant has fallen behind competitors and is slowly losing the battle of attention to newer and more nimble competitors. The hiring of ultra smart Marissa Mayer and addition of ex-PayPal CTO Max Levchin won’t really change anything for the hobbled giant.
London currency exchange startup Transferwise has teamed up with a neighbor, The Currency Cloud, to let people transfer money between a range of European currencies. But is the next stop for the disruptive finance company going to be the US dollar?
London currency exchange Transferwise has taken a big step forward by bringing in a team of heavy hitting investors including PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, and a who’s who of disruptive financial entrepreneurs.
Google’s social reinvention under CEO Larry Page has claimed another victim. Slide founder Max Levchin is leaving the company after Google (…