Another logistics startup emerges in Seattle: Convoy vets land $2.4M to tackle trucking analytics

New funding:GoodShip, a transportation analytics firm based in Seattle, raised $2.4 million in a round headed by Fuse and co-invested in by Cercano Management, Flexport Fund, Innovation Endeavors, Sope Creek Capital, and other angel investors. The founders:Ryan Soskin and David Tsai were early workers and leaders of Convoy, the Seattle transportation marketplace sponsored by Bill … Read more

Elon Musk’s first test of how to handle misinformation on Twitter is not going well

The attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband at their San Francisco home sparked a flurry of conspiracy theories. It was a first test of how disinformation travels online in 2022 for one freshly minted social media owner, and the findings were not positive. Elon Musk, Twitter’s new Chief Twit, decided to join the online response to … Read more

US curbs on microchips could throttle China’s ambitions and escalate the tech war

Analysts warn that Chinese President Xi Jinping’s ambition to “win the battle” in key technologies and strengthen China’s position as a tech giant might be seriously harmed by Washington’s unprecedented moves to restrict the export of sophisticated semiconductors and chip-making equipment to the nation. On October 7, the Biden administration announced extensive export limits that … Read more

Tech companies like Amazon and Meta are warning of tough times ahead — and only some are prepared

Following earnings announcements that indicated rough seas were ahead, tech stocks took a beating this week. Analysts predict that while Apple is a “bright spot,” Meta, Alphabet, and other companies face a challenging few months. Analysts say Meta has to focused on its core business, but those companies are better able to handle it. Warren … Read more