Business could be on the precipice of an automation explosion

Factory-worker jobs could be further at risk as the pandemic accelerates automation plans. Automation is hardly a new threat to workers. Long before the arrival of COVID-19 disrupted businesses, many manufacturing executives were already changing how their companies assembled products, and other industries were considering following suit. But as the global crisis has dragged on, […]

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This female-founded face mask brand had a wait-list of more than 40,000 customers

The company’s masks have been photographed on numerous celebrities, including Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Katie Holmes, and Jennifer Lopez. This is an installment of Startup Year One, a special series of interviews with founders about the major lessons they have learned in the immediate aftermath of their businesses’ first year of operation. The pandemic has fueled a cottage […]

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WhatsApp delays privacy policy changes after users defect to rivals Signal and Telegram

Facebook delayed a privacy update to its WhatsApp messaging service after concerned users started flocking to rivals Signal and Telegram. Our mission to make business better is fueled by readers like you. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today. Facebook is delaying a privacy update to its WhatsApp messaging service after users started defecting […]

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Forget A.I. Cybersecurity is the new buzzword

But many dealmakers don’t expect a rise in valuations Doug Leone, a venture capitalist at Sequoia Capital, was among the few prominent supporters of President Donald Trump in the tech community. While quiet to the media in his support, the investor has donated hundreds of thousands to Trump-related re-election campaigns and reportedly sought to use […]

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