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Hometalk raises $15M to grow its DIY community

Hometalk, a DIY community site with just under 10 million monthly users and more than 21 million monthly visits, today announced that it has...

Mattress startup Casper said to be valued at $1.1B with new...

Direct-to-consumer mattress business Casper has secured a $100 million Series D investment from existing investors Target, NEA and Norwest Venture Partners. The fresh infusion of...

Flying taxi startup Blade is helping Silicon Valley CEOs bypass traffic

One year after a $38 million Series B valued on-demand aviation startup Blade at $140 million, the company has begun taxiing the Bay Area’s...

Asian streaming startup M17, still recovering from a failed IPO, raises...

M17, the Taiwanese streaming company that controversially priced on the NYSE but didn’t list, has returned to the private markets after it raised a $25 million...

Thanksgiving travel nightmare projected to hit these US cities the worst

The latest data from Inrix paints a dismal picture for folks traveling Wednesday (that’s today!) ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. Drivers in Boston, New York...

Cities that didn’t win HQ2 shouldn’t be counted out

Scott Andes is the program director for the National League of Cities City Innovation Ecosystem program. The more than year-long dance between cities and Amazon...

Amazon did exactly what it should have with its HQ2 process

I love my colleague Jon Shieber, he’s a great guy. But his arguments against Amazon’s HQ2 process are just wrong, and are part of...

Open sourcing analysis, plus US, China and HQ2

The big news today is that — finally — we have Amazon’s selection of cities for its dual second headquarters (Northern Virginia and NYC)....

Amazon officially selects New York City and a Washington, D.C. suburb...

More than a year after kicking off a public search, Amazon announced today that it has officially decided on two locations for its “second...

New York City could be the biggest winner of tech’s West...

The New York City metro area could soon more closely resemble the Bay Area. That’s if, as reports indicate, Amazon chooses New York’s Long Island...