• New study predicts Atlanta has best shot at becoming Amazon’s HQ2 January 22, 2018
     A demographic and place data firm has ranked Amazon’s HQ2 top 20 picks across a number of factors to predict which city the tech giant will choose for its new headquarters. The firm, Sperling BestPlaces, has had a fairly good track record with its prior picks – 15 of its top 20 picks made Amazon’s […]
    Sarah Perez
  • Uber rival Cabify has raised another $160M at a $1.4B valuation January 22, 2018
     Cabify, the Madrid-based startup that competes with the likes of Uber and 99 in Latin America as well as the Iberian peninsula, has closed out another round of funding as competition continues to heat up in the on-demand transportation sector. Cabify’s parent company Maxi Mobility has raised $160 million at a valuation of $1.4 billion, […]
    Ingrid Lunden
  • SpaceX can’t test launch Falcon Heavy while government is shut down January 22, 2018
     SpaceX is impacted by the ongoing U.S. Government shutdown – which is bad news both for its pending Falcon Heavy test flight, as well as for its other missions, which include imminent ISS resupply and commercial satellite launches. The Verge has confirmed that SpaceX’s dependence on U.S. Air Force support for launch operations at Cape […]
    Darrell Etherington
  • Nike’s PG2 light-up sneakers are for PlayStation fanatics January 22, 2018
     Gamers worldwide! Nike, PlayStation and Oklahoma Thunder player Paul George have a shoe in the works that may be right up your alley. The PG2, the second generation of Paul George’s signature shoes, is themed around the PlayStation console, complete with tongues that light up. Buttons inside the tongues let the owner turn on and […]
    Jordan Crook
  • Rocket Lab successfully launches second Electron booster test flight January 22, 2018
     Rocket Lab is hoping to fill a niche for small payload orbital launches with its house-built Electron rocket and private launch facility – and now it’s one step closer to full commercial operations. The startup managed its second test flight (via Space) for its Electron booster – this time making it all the way to […]
    Darrell Etherington