In 2011, China surpassed the US to become the world’s largest smartphone market. But after four years of maturation, demand is finally slowing. The post China’s Massive Smartphone Market Is Finally Slowing Down appeared first on WIRED.
SherpaVentures, the venture fund run by Shervin Pishevar and Scott Stanford, is raising a new $175 million fund, according to a filing with the SEC. This is the second fund from SherpaVentures for investing in startups at the Series A or Series B stage, and it is just a bit more than the $150 million it raised in Fund I. In addition to these main funds, Pishevar and Stanford have a $250… Read More
The U.K. voted in a General Election on Thursday. The result ends five years of coalition government, and ushers in five years of true blue Tory rule. Here’s a quick round up of a few of the tech issues and areas that are going to be in play over the course of this Parliament. Read More
"I know I seem kind of distracted sometimes, but you kids are two of my favorite beta testers." The post I Need a Better Way to Say These Things to My Kids appeared first on WIRED.
Online meal delivery company Just Eat has agreed to purchase Menulog for £445 million (about $687 million), marking its entrance into New Zealand and Australia. Menulog, which has 5,500 restaurants on its platform and 1.4 million active users, claims to be the largest food delivery business in those two countries. Read More
Users revolted when Keurig tried to force them into its garbage-bound pods. And this time, they won. The post Keurig’s My K-Cup Retreat Shows We Can Beat DRM appeared first on WIRED.
This week's best TV was a mixed bag, so start unpacking. The post This Week in TV: James Corden and the Terminator Get Sexual appeared first on WIRED.
Spotted this week at TechCrunch Disrupt NY’s Startup Alley, was the newly launched social photo-sharing app Rewind. As its name implies, the idea with this app is to give you and your friends a way to look back on your most recently shared photos and posts, which you can do quickly by sliding your finger to scroll through Rewind’s “timeline” feature. But the twist… Read More