Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency: All you need to know

Facebook has finally revealed the details of its cryptocurrency Libra, which will let you buy things or send money to people with nearly zero fees. You’ll pseudonymously buy or cash out your Libra online or at local exchange points like grocery stores, and spend it using interoperable third-party wallet apps or Facebook’s own Calibra wallet […]

AdHawk raises $13M as it expands into the flooring industry

Why is an adtech start-up pursuing the floor covering market? That was my huge concern when I got on the phone with AdHawk CEO Todd Saunders and COO Dan Pratt. The business revealed previously today that it’s raised a $13 million Series B round of financing in combination with the launch of a brand-new site, […]

Andreessen pours $22M into PlanetScale’s database-as-a-service

PlanetScale’s creators created the innovation called Vitess that scaled YouTube. Now they’re offering it to any business that desires their information both regularly available and protected. And thanks to its capability to re-shard databases while they’re running, it can resolve companies’ problems with GDPR, which requires they save some information in the exact same area […]