Inside Amazon’s surveillance-powered no-checkout convenience store

Inside Amazon’s surveillance-powered no-checkout convenience store

Advertisement By now many have heard of Amazon’s most audacious attempt to shake up the retail world, the cashless, cashierless Go store. Walk in, grab what you want, and walk out. I got a chance to do just that recently, as well as pick the brain of one of its chief architects. My intention going…
CircleCI raises $31M Series C for its DevOps platform

CircleCI raises $31M Series C for its DevOps platform

CircleCI was recently in the news because its founder, Paul Biggar, wrote about his experience at the now infamous Silicon Valley sex party at was also attended by the likes of Elon Musk (who said it was just nerds on a couch). In less salacious news, CircleCI also today announced that it has raised a…
Peer-to-peer real estate marketplace Homie wants to replace your realtor with a bot

Peer-to-peer real estate marketplace Homie wants to replace your realtor with a bot

Just a few weeks ago I was in Utah for the holidays, spending time with the many family members my husband and I both have there. At one family gathering, a cousin began talking about how he bought a brand new home and sold his own home all without a real estate agent on a…
Quantifying the driverless startup boom

Quantifying the driverless startup boom

Joanna Glasner Contributor Joanna Glasner is a reporter for Crunchbase. More posts by this contributor: Not a minimalist? Startups will gladly store, manage and deliver your items The state of the unicorn For driverless car startups, raising capital seems to happen on autopilot. Investors and acquirers have put billions into the space over the past couple of…

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