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Pandora’s CEO has stepped down

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Pandora cofounder and CEO Tim Westergren has stepped down, the company announced on Tuesday. The board will begin searching for candidates to fill the position, and CFO Naveen Chopra will serve as interim CEO. Westergren, who cofounded Pandora back in 2000, will...

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Should you be scared of Amazon? (AMZN)

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Amazon bought Whole Foods on Friday for $13.7 billion.REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa About a month ago, New York Times columnist Farhad Manjoo helped coin a new term for the top-five tech companies that are increasingly dominating our...

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Why Amazon may be on the hunt to buy Slack

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Dive Brief: Amazon.com is among the companies reportedly in the hunt to acquire Slack Technologies Inc., according to a Bloomberg report. Representatives for Amazon.com and Slack declined to comment. If Amazon were to acquire Slack, it would be the company’s...

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Uber is imploding, but does anyone really care?

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Uber’s board of directors met Sunday to mull over how to reverse the ride-hail company’s slow-motion implosion. Board members voted to unanimously adopt all the recommendations from a recent investigation into Uber’s culture of pervasive sexism and harassment. They also...

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How to catch a burglar with Bluetooth

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The Tuesday after Memorial Day weekend, Roambee co-founder Vidya Subramanian got to work at 7AM to find his company’s office in Santa Clara, California, ransacked. The burglars had made such a mess that it was hard to tell at first...

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Bikers stole 150 Jeeps with hacked keys

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Members of a Tijuana motorcycle club have spent the last few years stealing 150 Jeep Wranglers in and around the San Diego, California, area. But it’s only just this week that federal and state authorities have shed light on the...

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Can You Finally See Me Now?

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Can You Finally See Me Now? Videoconferencing use is accelerating, thanks to growing demand, falling prices, and availability of cloud-based meet-me and interoperability services. Videoconferencing use is accelerating, thanks to growing demand, falling prices, and availability of cloud-based meet-me and...

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