Rent the Runway has snagged a $20 million investment from Alibaba CEO Jack Ma and Joe Tsai via Blue Pool Capital, Recode first reported. Blue Pool Capital is a multibillion-dollar fund that invests in public and private equity on behalf people like Ma and Tsai. The round reportedly values Rent the Runway at about $800
It’s a testament to quite how control freaky and hermetically sealed to criticism the tech industry is that Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey went unscripted in front of his own brand livestreaming service this week, inviting users to lob awkward questions at him for the first time ever. It’s also a testament to how much trouble social
In a way, Essential is something of a pioneer. Before the iPhone X helped the world reluctantly embrace the screen notch, the company proudly displayed one atop its first flagship. Since then, of course, it’s become a feature, not a bug, with a long list of companies rushing to embrace it on their latest flagship.
One of the biggest running jokes in tech is the ‘we want to change the world for the better’ trope coming from Silicon Valley companies. With Facebook changing its entire mission statement to be about changing the world for the better, it seems like an ideal time to question whether a tech company can truly
Motorola owners Lenovo are scaling back some of the brand’s mobile operations, according to reports, with work on the Moto Mods extensions getting scaled back and the Moto X5 (the expected follow-up to last year’s Moto X4) getting canned completely. That’s as per a source speaking to Android Police, who says the company is going
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How to watch Ireland v Scotland Today’s match kicks off at 2.15pm, with live coverage on ITV1 from 1.30pm, as well as the ITV Hub. This weekend’s 6 Nations rugby kicks off today as Ireland take on Scotland in Dublin. Both sides will be looking to continue from excellent performances last time out as the