Coinbase disables margin trading following guidance from Commodity Futures Trading Commission

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Just a few months after launching margin trading on Coinbase Pro, the company is disabling the feature. Margin trading lets you trade on leverage. But it works both ways — margin trading lets you multiply your gains and your losses. Starting on November 25, 2pm PT, users won’t be able to place new margin trades. […]

Gift Guide: Smart cooking gadgets for the smart cookies on your list

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If you’re spending a lot of time at home this holiday season, you might as well spend at least some of that time in the kitchen and making delicious meals. There are plenty of smart kitchen gadgets out there, but it feels like the best among them are really delivering standout experiences for smarter, better and more connected cooking options.

Learn how to access funding for your startup at TC Sessions: Space 2020

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Building tech startups takes cash — and lots of it. But when you’re talking space startups, you’re talking galactic-level money. Costs blast right through Earth’s exosphere and become, literally, astronomical. If space is your jam, you’re going to need financial help, and you’ll learn where and how to access it at TC Sessions Space 2020 (December […]

Amazon’s Echo Buds get new fitness tracking features

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I wasn’t super impressed when I reviewed the Echo Buds around this time last year, but Amazon’s first shot at Alexa-powered fully wireless earbuds was passable. And while they’ve already been on the market for a while now, the company’s continuing to deliver some key updates, including today’s addition of new fitness features. Say “Alexa, […]

Gift Guide: Which next-gen console is the one your kid wants?

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This holiday season the next generation of gamers, bless their hearts, will be hoping to receive the next generation of gaming consoles. But confusing branding by the console makers — not to mention a major shortage of consoles — could lead to disappointment during the unwrapping process. Before making any big promises this year, you’ll […]

The Station: Lime scoots towards profitability, a framework for AVs, and another electric vehicle SPAC

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The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox. Hi folks, welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. Let’s get […]

TC Sessions: Space Black Friday ticket sale starts today

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Nothing signals the start of the holiday shopping season like a Black Friday sale. It’s been an incredibly challenging year for everyone on every level. We can’t change that, but we can make attending TC Sessions: Space 2020 more affordable a bit longer. Starting today, we’re offering a BOGO deal. Buy one Late Registration ticket […]

Snap acquired Voisey, an app to create music tracks overlaying your own vocals

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Snapchat helped pioneer the use of lenses on faces in photos and videos to turn ordinary picture messages into fantastical creations where humans can look like, say, cats, and even cats can wear festival-chic flower crowns. Now it sounds like the company might be turning its attention… to sound. The company appears to have acquired […]

Prices increase tonight for our space focused event, TC Sessions: Space

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“Space, the final frontier…” You can probably recite the “Star Trek” opening monologue in your sleep. But we’re talking science fact, not fiction, and TC Sessions: Space 2020 provides real opportunity to connect with the people, information and funding you need to boldly build the future of space technology. Go boldly, yes. But why pay […]

48 hours left to save $100 on passes to TC Sessions: Space 2020

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T-minus two days and counting. That’s how much time you have left to score early-bird passes to TC Sessions: Space 2020. If you’re part of this global startup community, don’t miss a two-day deep dive focused on the intrepid visionaries pushing the boundaries of technology and forging the future of space. And don’t miss the […]

Amazon’s smart glasses get an upgrade, as its smart ring is discontinued

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As strange as they are, you would be forgiven for getting about the existence of Echo Frames. Amazon announced the smart glasses among a deluge of Alexa-focused products at an event last year that also included an even stranger smart ring. The experimental product was  Day 1 Edition device — meaning it was available to […]

Datafold raises seed from NEA to keep improving the lives of data engineers

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Data engineering is one of these new disciplines that has gone from buzzword to mission critical in just a few years. Data engineers design and build all the connections between sources of raw data (your payments information or ad-tracking data or what have you) and the ultimate analytics dashboards used by business executives and data […]

Pokémon GO will bump its max level cap to 50 and add more Pokémon soon

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Since launching four years ago, hitting level 40 in Pokémon GO meant hitting the top. You could still keep catching Pokémon and gathering XP, of course — but that shiny level badge wasn’t going up any higher. That’ll change later this month with an update that bumps the cap to 50, introduces new Pokémon, and […]

Musicians get the bulk of ticket sales with Bandcamp’s new live-streaming concert feature

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The musician’s life is rarely an easy one. That goes double for these last, oh, eight or so months. Most artists who haven’t risen the ranks to rock-star levels make the lion’s share of their money from live shows, and that’s just not in the cards for now — and likely won’t be for some […]

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