Conflicting Bets in a Downturn

  Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Alex and Elegance are back to cover the biggest, boldest and worst technology news. We will be back on Tuesday, because yesterday the United States was free. So a day late, … Read more

36 Best Fourth of July Sales (2022): Independence Day Deals on Mattresses, Home Goods, and Tech

for most people, celebrating Independence Day means having barbecues, watching fireworks, attending parades, and relaxing over the long weekend. But it’s also a great time to shop, thanks to the plethora of sales in honor of the holiday. Not sure where to start? We’ve rounded up our favorite Fourth of July deals, including discounted mattresses, … Read more

CoinGecko: Daily trading volumes at Indian crypto exchanges ZebPay, WazirX, CoinDCX are down 60%-87% after the 1% transaction tax went into effect on July 1 (Sidhartha Shukla/Bloomberg)

Sidhartha Shukla / Bloomberg† CoinGecko: Daily Trading Volumes at Indian Crypto Exchanges ZebPay, WazirX, CoinDCX Drop 60%-87% After 1% Transaction Tax went into effect on July 1– Warnings from Indian crypto exchanges that a controversial new transaction tax would erode trade are emerging, with volumes evaporating since the tax went into effect.

The absolute best fantasy movies on Netflix

Netflix doesn’t have a huge collection of fantasy movies, but you can find several charming (and eclectic) gems. Many combine the fantastic with real struggles, including the remarkable Closet Monster. Or dive straight into the high fantasy realm with The Golden Compass, based on Philip Pullman’s classic novels. Hopefully you’ll find an intriguing gem below. … Read more

Juul may continue to sell vaping products in the US for now

  A federal appeals court on Friday froze the FDA’s ban on Juul products after the company filed for an emergency administrative reprieve. On Thursday, the US regulator took drastic measures against the e-cigarette manufacturer, effectively destroying access to the US market. The temporary suspension will essentially be in place to buy time until the … Read more

US Armed Forces Are Weaker Without Deer

In a perfect world, this would all be resolved with a law codifying the right to abortion that would be passed and signed today. Aside from that, the Biden administration has a few options. First, the DOD can take immediate steps to ensure that all our service personnel and their families have access to reproductive … Read more

Berlin-based WorkMotion, an HR software startup that helps companies hire and manage workforces abroad, has raised a $50 million Series B led by Canaan (FinSMEs)

FinSMEs† Berlin-based WorkMotion, an HR software startup that helps companies hire and manage workforces abroad, has raised a $50 million Series B led by Canaan— WorkMotion, a Berlin, Germany-based HR tech company for global employment, has raised $50 million in Series B funding. — The round was led by Canaan…

Here’s Google’s letter saying workers can move to states with abortion rights

  In the wake of Friday’s Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Google’s chief people officer Fiona Cicconi sent a staff-wide email to employees informing them of Google’s response to the ruling. The email highlights, among other things, that Googlers can “request a move without justification” and that people responsible for the move … Read more