The forthcoming WarnerMedia streaming service will be partially supported by ads

In November, AT&T opened up about its plans for its forthcoming WarnerMedia streaming service, which aims to leverage the entertainment properties AT&T gained by way of its Time Warner acquisition last year. The company said the service will have three tiers …

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  In November, AT&T opened up about its plans for its forthcoming WarnerMedia streaming service, which aims to leverage the entertainment properties AT&T gained by way of its Time Warner acquisition last year. The company said the service will have three tiers …   Read More

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PayPal revenues miss but growth is strong from new acquisitions

PayPal revenues miss but strong growth from its recent iZettle and Hyperwallet acquisitions and booming business at Venmo point to a strong outlook for the payments giant. In all PayPal saw revenues for the quarter of $4.23 billion against analysts estimates …

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  PayPal revenues miss but strong growth from its recent iZettle and Hyperwallet acquisitions and booming business at Venmo point to a strong outlook for the payments giant. In all PayPal saw revenues for the quarter of $4.23 billion against analysts estimates …   Read More

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Google+ for consumers will shut down on April 2nd

It’s no secret that Google planned to pull life support from the consumer version of Google+, its failure of a social network, in April. Until now, though, we didn’t know the exact date. That date, Google announced today, is April 2. On that date, Google will…

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  It’s no secret that Google planned to pull life support from the consumer version of Google+, its failure of a social network, in April. Until now, though, we didn’t know the exact date. That date, Google announced today, is April 2. On that date, Google will…   Read More

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Instagram Stories hits 500M daily users as Facebook plans new products

Roughly half of Instagram’s users 1 billion users now use Instagram Stories every day. That 500 million daily user count is up from 400 million in June 2018. CEO Mark Zuckerberg called Stories the last big game-changing feature from Facebook, but after concen…

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  Roughly half of Instagram’s users 1 billion users now use Instagram Stories every day. That 500 million daily user count is up from 400 million in June 2018. CEO Mark Zuckerberg called Stories the last big game-changing feature from Facebook, but after concen…   Read More

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Electric scooter startup Grin merges with Brazil-based Yellow

Consolidation in the micromobility space has arrived — in Brazil, at least. A few months after Y Combinator-backed Grin merged its electric scooter business with Brazil-based Ride, it’s now merging with Yellow, the bike-share startup based in Latin America Br…

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  Consolidation in the micromobility space has arrived — in Brazil, at least. A few months after Y Combinator-backed Grin merged its electric scooter business with Brazil-based Ride, it’s now merging with Yellow, the bike-share startup based in Latin America Br…   Read More

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Meet the 20 startups in this year’s GCT Startup-in-Residence program

At the end of last year, Grand Central Tech announced plans to work with the Milstein real estate family to transform a midtown Manhttan high-rise into a tech hub called Company. And startups remain an important part of the mix — in fact, Company is unveiling…

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  At the end of last year, Grand Central Tech announced plans to work with the Milstein real estate family to transform a midtown Manhttan high-rise into a tech hub called Company. And startups remain an important part of the mix — in fact, Company is unveiling…   Read More

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The Criterion Channel streaming service is coming on April 8

The Criterion Collection’s streaming service has a launch date: April 8. The company had previously made its library of classic art-house and international films available through streaming partners — first Hulu, then FilmStruck. However, FilmStruck shut down…

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  The Criterion Collection’s streaming service has a launch date: April 8. The company had previously made its library of classic art-house and international films available through streaming partners — first Hulu, then FilmStruck. However, FilmStruck shut down…   Read More

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Elon says Tesla might unveil its pickup truck “this summer”

Tesla is building a pickup truck. We’ve known that for a few years now. But when? In an earnings call this afternoon, Elon Musk said that he’s hoping to unveil the truck this summer. “It will be… unique,” he added. Note, of course, that “unveil” doesn&#8217…

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  Tesla is building a pickup truck. We’ve known that for a few years now. But when? In an earnings call this afternoon, Elon Musk said that he’s hoping to unveil the truck this summer. “It will be… unique,” he added. Note, of course, that “unveil” doesn&#8217…   Read More

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Elon Musk wants Teslas to automatically call a tow truck when something breaks

As Tesla ramps up production and gets more cars on the road, the company is still working out a few speed bumps when it comes to service. When something goes wrong, getting it fixed tends to take longer than many owners are willing to wait. In September of la…

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  As Tesla ramps up production and gets more cars on the road, the company is still working out a few speed bumps when it comes to service. When something goes wrong, getting it fixed tends to take longer than many owners are willing to wait. In September of la…   Read More

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Tesla CFO Deepak Ahuja is retiring

At the tail end of Tesla’s earnings call today, Elon Musk dropped a surprise bit of news: the company’s CFO, Deepak Ahuja, will be retiring. “There is no good time to make this change”, said Deepak, but noted that after two back-to-back profitable quarters, n…

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  At the tail end of Tesla’s earnings call today, Elon Musk dropped a surprise bit of news: the company’s CFO, Deepak Ahuja, will be retiring. “There is no good time to make this change”, said Deepak, but noted that after two back-to-back profitable quarters, n…   Read More

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