Why Lightning Strikes in an Arctic Gone Bizarro
Some rather peculiar weather over the weekend struck 300 miles from the North Pole. Here’s why that may be the new normal.
DoorDash promises to change controversial tipping policy after public outcry
Food delivery company DoorDash has said it’s reevaluating how it pays workers after outcry over the company’s policy of using customer tips to subsidize base pay. In a series of tweets, DoorDash CEO Tony Xu said: “[T]he new model will ensure that [workers’] e…
Apple’s 2019 MacBook Pro is $100 off for everyone, not just students
You can get the student discount on the latest MacBook Pro without actually being a student, saving you $100 off of the $1,299 price. Also, it’s the final day that Nintendo is letting Switch Online subscribers buy game vouchers.
Big tech warned by top regulator: We will break you up if we have to
Federal Trade Commission chairman Joe Simons told Bloomberg he’s willing to break up the major US tech firms if necessary, the first sign that US regulators might take drastic action against Silicon Valley. “It’s not ideal because it’s very messy. But if you …
CULTIVATED: Top VC firms like Greycroft and Lerer Hippeau are cautiously opening their doors to cannabis, Arizona jumps in to pot-infused beverages
Introducing Cultivated, our new weekly newsletter where we’re bringing you an inside look at the deals, trends, and personalities driving the multibillion-dollar global cannabis boom. Sign up here. Happy Friday, I hope everyone has a plan to beat the heat thi…