Uber is expected to publicly release its first-ever diversity report sometime next week. But it turns out that Ubers demographics were also unknown to members of its recruiting team, Bloomberg reported earlier today, citing several sources. According to Bloombergs report, although some members of Ubers recruiting team are...
Patrick Wallen Contributor Patrick Wallen is a licensed attorney, a Fellow with Rubicon Venture Capital and a startup and VC professional. When we speak of disruption in the startup industry, it would not be uncommon to invoke an innovative technology or a...
Although the common saying is that kids say the darndest thing, it’s true that dads actually do the darndest things almost as often as the little ones do. Not only because dads are (hopefully) so in love with their kids they’ll do anything for them, but also because men...
In all of my history classes, I couldn’t help but notice just how weird some of the fashion trends ofthe past were. Don’t get me wrong I love looking back at adorable vintage styles like the dress patterns women used to whip up for their closet over the years....
YouTube has long had an automatic captioning system that, thanks toGoogles machine learning advances in recent years, has gotten pretty good at automatically transcribing spoken words in a video. As the company announced today, its technology is now able to take this a step further by also captioning...
No laptops were on board during the making of this flight.Image: Gary Dawson/REX/ShutterstockWhat to do on a flight with no laptops? One of the affected airlines has, um, a few ideas. Via the Department of Homeland Security, the Trump White House just banned electronic devices bigger than a...
For tennis fans, the sport is a thrill. For everyone else, it's a lot of grunting and running in a confined space. To each their own. Throw a very excitable iguana in the mix, though, and literally everyone is on board. Tennis is the new national past time. SEE...
I love watching singing competitions and hearing all the different kinds of voices people have. Like the judges, I’m always taken by surprise just when I think I’ve heard it all. There’s nothing more pleasant than hearing something totally new and unexpected from a contestant! OnAmerican Idol, judges were...
While Samsungs most high profile contactless payment push is the eponymous Samsung Pay aka its mobile payments product, which competes with the likes of Apple Pay and Android Pay the company is today bigging up another approachits backing, with the not so catchy name of Contactless Companion Platform...
Nowadays, more and more people are seeing the importance of urban farming and are making the move to start their own farms, big or small. A common misconception is that one would need a plot of land or a large area on which to grow produce, but one Arizona...
Dog lovers all around the world always want to give their canine companions the best possible. Ifthat means a dog bed that’s fluffier and cozier than their own human bed, then so be it. Ifthat means buying grass-fed, organic dog food when they won’t dish out the big bucks...
Online secondary ticket marketplaceVivid Seatsis looking for a buyer and theyrehoping to fetch a price of about$1.5 billion, TechCrunch has learned. According to multiple sources, private equity firm Vista Equity Partners is working with Morgan Stanley to unload Vivid, which could net a tidy profit forthe firm a...
Acer has made a lot of ultrabooks, but the only one worth mentioning is the current S 13. Priced aggressively even for the high-end model, as configured, it sports a slim profile, backlit keys and a Core i7 processor. Acer is taking the perks of owning a pricier...
Every time I go over to my mom’s house, I know I can count on watching at least a few episodes of her favorite show,NCIS. However, even after all the times she’s worn out her DVDs with repeated viewings, I bet there are still a few surprising facts about...
Two months after its release, Hillbilly Elegy hit the top of The New York Times bestseller list, thrusting author J.D. Vance somewhat reluctantly into the spotlight. The books release hit at exactly the right moment, with Vances memoir providing blue-leaning America some much-needed insight to the inner workings...
Al Littmann is no stranger to paying it forward. He and his wife are the epitome of Good Samaritans. They were caught by surprise recently while having breakfast in arestaurant, after Al asked for the bill. Al, a retired veteran who served in the Vietnam War, and his wife...
It was a normal afternoon when a baby named Calvin and his pet cat discover just how fun a baby swing could be. In the video below posted on March 20, 2017, the little baby and his fluffy cat are relaxing in the living room together. Suddenly, the cat...
Let’s just start by saying, thank God for Mark Newman and his adorable, technologically impaired dad. As many of us know, technology has become a huge part of this generation’s lives. Whether you hate it or love it, there are definitely some perks one of the best being...
Joseph Simmons’ life could have played out very differently if it weren’t for the valiant actions of two strangers on a California canyon road. The 31-year-old was driving by the Kern River Canyon when he got into an accident and crashed his car. It quickly went up in flames...
Avocados are one of the most delicious and versatile foods out there. They’re great on toast, delicious in guacamole, and a fantastic addition to any salad. You can even substitute avocado in baking recipes and desserts, like this delicious chocolate coconut mousse. Avocados can also be used for a...