Amazon Wants to Cocoon You With ‘Ambient Intelligence’

That project is now personified by today’s announcement of Halo Rise, the $140 “no-contact bedside sleep tracker, smart alarm and wake-up light” that picks up signals from your bedroom that even the partner sleeping beside you won’t notice. (To get the best use...

The Next Silicon Valley Will Be in the US Heartland

The Rise of the Rest investments you extoll certainly benefited from that exuberance—and now may suffer.Some Silicon Valley venture capitalists who were focused on rising cities might pull back. But most will realize it’s crazy that 75 percent of venture capital...

Silicon Valley Is Obsessed With Its Evil Twin, TikTok 

Hi, everyone. Summer is gone but not the heat. People might return to the office not because of employer mandates, but to save on their air-conditioning bills.The Plain ViewTo learn the obsession of an industry, attend an event where its leaders are gabbing for three...