See Jane Go live today

See Jane Go live today

Ride hailing services aimed at women drivers and passengers are a small but growing niche. See Jane Go is officially up and running today; drivers and passengers can download the app on iOS or Android to get started. SafeHer will be launching in Boston this fall with plans to expand to four cities soon after. […]

Photographers: We’re All Just Dating Our Cameras

Photographers: We’re All Just Dating Our Cameras

“There are plenty of fish in the sea, so don’t settle for a shark” ― Kalvin Valentine I finally figured it out. You’re all dating your cameras, not married to them. The switching, sampling, leaking, updating phenomena are no different than dating different women or men: you’re looking for perfect. You won’t find it, of […]

Apple’s AI if by Air

Apple’s AI if by Air

After only a few days with Apple’s wireless AirPod headphones, it’s clear that there will be a huge platform business based on the reliable, persistent availability of a contextual artificial intelligence that can talk to you and receive commands. That platform will benefit Apple first, but it will then expand — along with Siri — […]

Dooze is an alarm clock with consequences

Dooze is an alarm clock with consequences

I’m not a morning person and the snooze button on my alarm clock regularly gets a workout. If you suffer from the same issue (and own an Amazon Echo or similar Alex-enabled device), then maybe Dooze is for you. Jade Feng, Junshu Okamoto and Muhammed Gü built the project during our Disrupt SFHackathon this weekend. It gives you a strong […]

Facebook employees say deleting ‘napalm girl’ photo was a mistake

Facebook employees say deleting ‘napalm girl’ photo was a mistake

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg said today that the company faced “difficult decisions” when it deleted a post by a Norwegian journalist containing an iconic photograph of a girl fleeing a napalm attack during the Vietnam War. Sandberg expressed regret at her company’s decision to repeatedly delete the photograph and said Facebook would do better at […]

Samsung’s heir apparent to take a company board seat

Samsung’s heir apparent to take a company board seat

Samsung has made a significant move among its leadership ranks after Jay Y. Lee, son of company chairman Kun-Hee Lee and its expected future leader, was nominated to the company’s board. Jay Y. Lee has long been tipped as heir apparent to Lee Kun-Hee, who grew the company into the giant it is today but has been hospitalized […]