Why Companies Should Not Attack Back At Hackers—Data Sheet

Live events, when they succeed, deliver epiphanies. Here are some I enjoyed on the last day of Brainstorm Tech in Aspen, Colo., Wednesday: Steven Mollenkopf, CEO of mobile-phone chip designer Qualcomm, gave an impressive, confident, and authoritative interview to Aaron. Consider, he urged the audience, the innovations like Uber that came from relatively simple technological […]

Stay Put. 7-Eleven and Postmates Will Deliver Slurpees and Chips to Your Place in the Sun

Craving a Slurpee but lacking the motivation to get off a park bench? No worries. 7-Eleven launched a delivery service Monday that will send a Slurpee or almost anything else carried by the chain to public places ranging from parks to beaches. The company told The Associated Press that more than 2,000 7-Eleven “hot spots” […]

Postmates Expands to 1,000 More Cities As IPO Looms

Postmates is betting on more people wanting food delivered to their doorsteps. The delivery company announced on Tuesday that it has added 1,000 more cities to its service, bringing the total number of cities in its universe to 3,500 across 50 states. With the expansion, Postmates says it’s available to more than 70% of U.S. […]

Lyft Kicks Off Highly-Anticipated ‘Year of the IPO’

Lyft’s initial public offering on Thursday is the first of a series of highly-anticipated debuts by tech companies in public markets. And so far, Lyft is proving that it’s the right time to make the leap. “With what we’re seeing with the excitement and feedback from the investment community, this IPO market could end up […]