ItsOn Raises $12.5M From Verizon, A16Z, More To Help Carriers Sell Tailored Data Services

 Mobile carriers are looking for ways to catch some of the growth in smartphone usage beyond their basic role as network providers, and that trend is having a knock-on effect on startups that help those carriers: ItsOn, a cloud-based platform founded by… Continue Reading

Cruise Raises $12.5M From Spark, YC’s Sam Altman For Self-Driving Cars; Poaches Tesla’s Lead on Autopilot

 A few months ago, I took a ride down the 101 in an Audi that had been modified to self-drive down Bay Area highways. The tech was developed by a company called Cruise, which was started by Socialcam founder Kyle… Continue Reading