Can a former OYO Rooms executive build a rival hotel aggregator that lasts?

Can a former OYO Rooms executive build a rival hotel aggregator that lasts?

Much before she was caught by the entrepreneurial bug, Ankita Sheth had already plunged into the world of startups. As the head of acquisitions at…

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How a hipster reputation masked my hometown’s white hate for decades

I was born and raised in Portland’s Hollywood District, a relatively unremarkable neighborhood nestled into the city’s northeast quadrant. It’s where I wandered to the…

MIT and Google researchers have made AI that can link sound, sight, and text to understand the world

If we ever want future robots to do our bidding, they’ll have to understand the world around them in a complete way—if a robot hears…

The complete guide to grilling without a grill in your sad apartment kitchen

For many of us, the start of summer in the US conjures up nostalgic thoughts of a great American pastime: backyard barbecues. But what if…

Africa is now the world’s testing ground for commercial drones

Muhanga, Rwanda The world’s first commercial drone delivery service operates from a hill almost smack dab in the middle of Rwanda. A barbed wire fence…

Sears says it will close 20 more stores

The move is called “yet another sign that Sears’ business model no longer works.”