Pressure is mounting on food delivery app DoorDash to change its controversial tipping policy

Tech workers are pledging not to work for the company, and San Francisco is launching a labor investigation into how it handles workers’ tips. For a moment, it seemed like the food delivery app DoorDash would get away largely unscathed over allegations that it was pocketing its workers’ tips. Now, with an official investigation and … Read morePressure is mounting on food delivery app DoorDash to change its controversial tipping policy

Inside Twitter’s ambitious plan to change the way we tweet

Twitter wants to limit snark and get “healthy.” So far, it’s gone nowhere. There are few things the internet loves more than a vicious Twitter dunk. Whether it’s a celebrity ripping on President Donald Trump or a politician roasting her political rivals , Twitter is the perfect forum for the kind of wisecracks, sarcasm, and … Read moreInside Twitter’s ambitious plan to change the way we tweet

Sinemia’s new plan offers movie ticket discounts without a subscription

The world of movie ticket services has been undergoing quite an upheaval over the past year. Yesterday, MoviePass announced a strategic “refocus.” Today’s Sinemia news is decidedly less dramatic, however — as has been the case with most of the company’s recent announcements. It has been toying with ways to tweak its subscription offering, and … Read moreSinemia’s new plan offers movie ticket discounts without a subscription

Hammerhead raises $4.2M to build a smarter operating system for bikes

Hammerhead founder and CEO Piet Morgan is a bicyclist, and he started the company because he wanted a better navigation system. So Hammerhead crowdfunded its first product , the H1, and subsequently built Karoo , a “cycling computer” that supports navigation and training. But Morgan told me his ambitions is bigger than that. After all, … Read moreHammerhead raises $4.2M to build a smarter operating system for bikes