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Apps and services addressing loneliness see spikes in…

As the pandemic has exacerbated America's loneliness crisis, many have turned to technology for comfort, including AI chatbots, rent-a-friend services, and online social communities. Dubbed the "loneliness economy," this growing industry, which includes big names…

Stratechery Ben Thompson profile: A $3 million newsletter…

Founded in 2013, Ben Thompson's $120-a-year Stratechery newsletter is beloved by tech executives and venture capitalists in Silicon Valley and reaches subscribers in more than 80 countries. By one estimate, Thompson's solo-media enterprise is expected…

Woke Prince Harry Should Practice What He Preaches

This is an opinion. Another week, another Sussex PR own-goal. It seems neither Prince Harry nor Meghan Markle can say anything without dropping themselves in it. Lecturing on the environment? Please, Harry, that’s a subject…

Echelon Fitness increased sales by 700%, now its…

Echelon Fitness is capitalizing on demand for its at-home stationary bicycles that are both cheaper and more readily available than Peloton products, which remain mired in supply chain delays.  The company reported in September that…

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Analysis: Trump fixated on election loss as US…

The US coronavirus outbreak set grim new records on Wednesday: 3,100 Americans died, a new high, whilst the number of virus hospitalizations passed 100,000. The US is still the worst-affected country in the world, and…