500 Global’s Christine Tsai shares her 2022 VC predictions

Christine Tsai Contributor Share on Twitter Christine Tsai is the CEO and founding partner of 500 Global. This was another blockbuster year for global venture funding, with 2021 breaking records across the board. Deal activity is at record highs. Last year, a total of $643 billion was invested globally, according to Crunchbase News, compared with […]

Will quantum computing remain the domain of the specialist VC?

Maria Lepskaya Contributor Share on Twitter Maria Lepskaya is a senior associate at Runa Capital, leading investments in different branches of quantum technologies and advanced materials. Market trends are the best indicators we have to judge the maturity of the quantum industry. While they don’t perfectly reflect technological progress, they showcase investors’ willingness to write […]

COVIDTests.gov is accepting orders for free rapid tests a day early

Kris Holt Contributor Share on Twitter Kris Holt is a contributing writer at Engadget. More posts by this contributor Yukai Engineering’s cute stuffed animal robot will nibble on your finger Sidewalk Labs products will be folded into Google proper Folks in the US can now order free, at-home COVID-19 tests from a United States Postal […]

Open source developers, who work for free, are discovering they have power

Owen Williams Contributor Fascinated by how code and design is shaping the world, Owen is a technology columnist who previously wrote for OneZero, The Next Web and works as a UX Manager by day. Most people don’t realize it, but many of the devices and apps you use every day are built on top of […]

US airlines warn C-Band 5G could cause ‘catastrophic disruption’

Igor Bonifacic Contributor Igor Bonifacic is a contributing writer at Engadget. More posts by this contributor Magic Leap grants healthcare startups access to its new AR headset ahead of mid-2022 release China’s Chang’e-5 probe finds on-site evidence of water on the Moon’s surface The airline industry claims a “catastrophic” event could unfold on Wednesday when […]

Raising money is catastrophically challenging for female founders

Shanea Leven Contributor Share on Twitter Shanea Leven is co-founder and CEO of CodeSee, a developer platform that helps developers and development teams better understand codebases. “Raising money is catastrophically challenging for female founders, and even harder for Black female founders.” It’s a bold, even damning statement — one I made in a recent discussion […]

US residents can order free, at-home COVID-19 tests starting on January 19th

Kris Holt Contributor Share on Twitter Kris Holt is a contributing writer at Engadget. More posts by this contributor Yukai Engineering’s cute stuffed animal robot will nibble on your finger Sidewalk Labs products will be folded into Google proper One year, 10 months and eight days after the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

A hospitable metaverse requires the basic building blocks of virtual life

Steve Alexander Contributor Share on Twitter Steve Alexander is SVP and CTO of Ciena, a networking systems and software company that works with operators and content providers across the globe. Meta’s stated mission is to seamlessly connect disparate environments like work, social media and gaming so it can allow people to effectively live and work […]

5 essential factors for attracting angel investment

Marjorie Radlo-Zandi Contributor Share on Twitter Marjorie Radlo-Zandi is an entrepreneur, board member, mentor to startups and angel investor who shows early-stage businesses how to build and successfully scale their businesses. More posts by this contributor 4 key strategies for succeeding at international expansion In more than two decades as an angel investor and early-stage […]

Google’s loss to Sonos settles it: Big Tech has an IP piracy problem

Adam Mossoff Contributor Share on Twitter Adam Mossoff is a patent law expert at George Mason University who has testified before Congress on the STRONGER Patent Act and a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute. The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled on January 6 that Google infringed Sonos’ patented innovations in wireless speaker technology. This […]