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The Orii smart ring lets you control your smartphone using only your voice

July 21st, 2017|Categories: Gizmo News|

Orii is a new smart ring that gives you full hands-free control of your smartphone. The device connects to your phone with Bluetooth and it can be used to provide crystal clear audio, which makes it an interesting [...]

Microsoft is quietly fighting a clever war against Russian hacking group Fancy Bear

July 21st, 2017|Categories: Gizmo News|

While the White House mulls striking up a joint cyber program with Russia, an unlikely vigilante is taking care of business. As the Daily Beast reports, Microsoft has been waging a quiet war against the hacking entity known [...]

The long-term cost of sexual harassment

July 21st, 2017|Categories: Gizmo News|

When news recently broke that multiple women have accused 500 Startups founder Dave McClure of sexual harassment, I felt like I’d been punched in the stomach. In 2015, I was propositioned and groped by a 500 Startups venture [...]

Only one more day to apply to Startup Battlefield Africa

July 21st, 2017|Categories: Gizmo News|

Alright, sub-Saharan African startups, if you want to get in on our inaugural Startup Battlefield Africa, the time to act is now. Seriously. Right now. Tomorrow is the last day to submit an application to the Battlefield, so [...]

Mobile savings and investment service Acorns is on track to do 1 billion trades in 2017

July 20th, 2017|Categories: Gizmo News|

Acorns is quickly turning into an oak tree in the financial services space. The company now boasts more than 2 million investment accounts (with 600,000 opened in 2017 alone) and is on track to do 1 billion trades [...]

Watch all of the panels from TC Sessions: Robotics right here

July 20th, 2017|Categories: Gizmo News|

The robotics industry is at an important crossroads. We were honored to host many of the greatest minds in the field as industry and university leaders joined us at TC Sessions: Robotics, including Amazon Robotics’ Tye Brady, Disney [...]

The very first question to answer when taking on new investors

July 20th, 2017|Categories: Gizmo News|

Fundraising is a stressful process. You do all you can to impress prospective investors by honing the story, optimizing key metrics and making your company look as attractive as possible. But before you decide the amount of money [...]

Samsung’s Unpacked event happens August 23, likely bringing the Galaxy Note 8 with it

July 20th, 2017|Categories: Gizmo News|

Samsung’s next Unpacked event is arriving right on schedule — and all signs point to it bringing the Galaxy Note 8 along for the ride. The big show lines up with the phablet’s traditional release schedule, and the [...]

Shake Shack’s CEO is joining Square’s board of directors

July 20th, 2017|Categories: Gizmo News|

Square just announced that Randy Garutti, the CEO of Shake Shack is joining the payment company’s board of directors. Garutti has been with Shack Shack since before they opened their first location in 2004, and led the company [...]