Streaming saw a boom during the pandemic, but as people started going outside again and resumed somewhat normal activities during the second quarter of this year, the bump appears to be over. Streaming hours on Roku fell 5% in the second quarter from the first three months of the year, Roku said as it reported second quarter earnings. On a call with reporters, Roku executives acknowledged the...
Get access to exclusive coverage
Read deeply reported stories from the largest newsroom in tech.
The Weekend Crypto Startups
The Information Weekend: The Queen of Audio Porn; the Temptation of the Sneakerheads; a Heretical Wedding; and Parentverse Takes Your Kid Questions
Hi, welcome to your Weekend!With apologies to next month’s annual Hallmark holiday, the theme of this weekend’s issue is love. Annie writes about a well-connected founder building an audio platform for better self-love. Malique talks to sneakerheads about their love of fresh Nikes and Adidas, and asks whether that love will translate to digital footwear. We recap the epidemic of “...
Sriram Krishnan to Shift to Andreessen Horowitz’s Crypto Team
Google Boosted Lobbying Spending as Antitrust Pressure Rose
Peacock Taps Second Hulu Executive
Stay in the know
Receive a summary of the day's top tech news—distilled into one email.
Access on the go
View stories on our mobile app and tune into our weekly podcast.
Join live video Q&A’s
Deep-dive into topics like startups and autonomous vehicles with our top reporters and other executives.
Enjoy a clutter-free experience
Read without any banner ads.
Recent Popular Stories
The Big Interview Venture Capital Startups
Microsoft Quantum Computing Executive Sees Progress After Lagging Rivals
Exclusive Startups E-commerce
Inside Gopuff’s Ambitious and Costly Bid to Dominate European Instant Delivery
Executives at Gopuff, a U.S. instant-delivery company that has planned to go public this year, recently told investors that its foray into Europe, which began last year, has topped expectations: The business is on pace to generate $100 million in annual revenue there, or about 5% of its overall revenue currently, and is growing three times faster than it had projected, according to two people with direct knowledge of the discussions.