Capital One hacked, over 100 million customers affected

Capital One was hacked, the company has disclosed. The breach was first discovered on July 19th. A notice about the data breach is currently being broadcast from the company’s home page. Here’s what we know so far: Capital One believes the breach exposed credit card application data for those who’d …

Superbacklash

Hot startup Superhuman has been getting some ‘backlash’ as happens now and then when someone notices the precise methodology that a startup is using to enable a really freakin’ cool feature set. We’re well into stage 2 now when, inevitably, the backlash itself gets backlash. The nut of it is …

4 ways to spot a fake email and what to do if your email is hacked

Email is one of the most frequently used forms of communication. It’s no wonder then that many cyber criminals are using fake emails to not only hijack your email account but also to steal your identity and more. In most cases, it’s a potential entry way into your social media accounts, …

This Stock Market Trend Has Only Happened 5 Times Before. It’s Almost Always Good News

Investors who are enjoying the stock market’s current six-month long rally may be set for even more good news. After a rough patch during the first three months of the year, the S&P 500 has posted six-straight months of gains — rising roughly 11% since April 1. Even better: It’s …

SpaceX ‘getting ready’ to fly orbital Starship design with new FCC filing

SpaceX is taking the steps necessary to begin test flying the orbital-class version of its Starship spacecraft, with new documents filed by the company (via Teslarati) with the FCC seeking necessary permissions for it to communicate with the prototype while it’s in flight. The company filed documents with the U.S. …

Healthcare booking platform DocPlanner scores €80M Series E

DocPlanner, the Poland-founded healthcare booking platform that now processes 1.5 million bookings every month globally, has closed €80 million in Series E financing. The round is led by One Peak Partners and Goldman Sachs Private Capital, with existing investors Piton Capital and ENERN Investments also participating, and brings total raised …

Verified Expert Brand Designer: The Working Assembly

The Working Assembly began as a side hustle. Jolene Delisle and Lawrence O’Toole juggled full-time jobs while collaborating on projects for startup clients, and they eventually realized there was an opportunity to help companies with branding, marketing, and advertising. In the past four years, TWA has grown from a team …

Vegetarian frozen food brand Strong Roots looks to expand in the U.S. with $18.3 million funding

The U.K.-based vegetarian frozen food company Strong Roots has picked up $18.3 million in funding from the private equity firm, Goode Partners, as it looks to expand its U.S. presence and build out its technological capabilities. Advised by global mid-market investment bank, Alantra, Strong Roots has a presence in the …

10 tips to help women thrive in male-dominated industries

Working in an industry traditionally dominated by men can be lonely for a woman, not to mention it can also be a bumpy road — especially if you’re ambitious and want to move up the ranks. But as challenging as it is, surviving and succeeding in male-dominated industries is possible. …

Truecaller pushes software fix after covertly signing up Indians to its payments service

Truecaller, a service that helps users screen robocalls, has rolled out an update to its app in India, its largest market, after a previous software release covertly signed up an unspecified number of users to its payments service. A number of users in India began to complain late Monday that …

Wing, Alphabet’s drone delivery business, to begin a pilot in Finland in Spring 2019

Wing, the drone delivery X project that “graduated” into full company status under the Alphabet umbrella this past July, is taking flight in Europe. Today, it announced that it will start a new pilot in Finland beginning in the spring of 2019 in Helsinki, delivering goods and packages of up …

Patrick Brown, the chief executive of Impossible Foods, is coming to Disrupt

Impossible Foods is having quite the year. In the past seven months, the company has signed a nationwide deal with Burger King, weathered a demand surge that saw supplies dwindle and stocks of its signature Impossible burger sell out across the country, and raised fears among players in the $98 …

One Dorset Street becomes first Fitwel certified building in Hampshire

One Dorset Street in Southampton has become the first building in Hampshire to achieve Fitwel certification, the system for designing and operating buildings that claims to actively improve occupant health, and also commands the highest commercial rent in Southampton (£24.50psf).  The investment in One Dorset Street aims to support occupiers …

What we can learn from DTC success with TV ads

Kevin Krim and Sebastian Chiu Contributor Share on Twitter Kevin Krim is EDO‘s President & CEO. His 21-year career has spanned search, social and TV advertising across start-ups and major companies like Yahoo and NBCUniversal. Sebastian Chiu is EDO‘s Chief Data Scientist. He earned his undergraduate and post-graduate degrees from …

Audi’s off-roading electric concept would be perfect for Tatooine

Concept vehicles are a staple of the auto show circuit. And while most will never end up as a production vehicle, they can provide insight into an automaker and clues to where it’s headed. Over at Audi, designers and engineers might have had a distant planet in mind. Or at …

FedEx sues the Department of Commerce after incident involving misrouted Huawei packages

FedEx is suing the United States Department of Commerce, claiming that it has been “essentially deputize[d]” to enforce its trade blacklist. The lawsuit comes a month after Huawei said it is reassessing its relationship with the delivery giant after several packages meant for shipment within Asia were instead diverted, or …