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The Shift: The 2018 Good Tech Awards

To Joy Buolamwini, Timnit Gebru and Anima Anandkumar, for calling out A.I. bias. Artificial intelligence will be one of the most important areas of computer science in the coming years. It’s also one of the least diverse. Just 12 percent of A.I. researchers are women, and the number of black …

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Start-Ups Ask, ‘Are We Making Money for Saudi Arabia?’

The lack of required disclosures makes following the money difficult. When reached for this article, many of the top firms in Silicon Valley, including Sequoia Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Accel, Lightspeed, Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock, Benchmark and New Enterprise Associates, declined to publicly discuss their limited partners. But Saudi Arabia has been …

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Epic, Maker of Fortnite, Raises $1.25 Billion

Fortnite has become one of the biggest video game sensations in the world. Now its maker, Epic Games, is cashing in. On Friday, Epic said it had raised $1.25 billion from a group that included investment firms like KKR, plus aXiomatic, the owner of the e-sports company Team Liquid. Behind …

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Uber and Lyft Charge Toward Potential I.P.O.s Next Year

Uber and Lyft have for years battled for customers in the fast-growing ride-hailing business. Now the bitter rivals may fight for investors in their initial public offerings. Uber has received proposals from the investment banks Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs that say the technology giant could be worth as much …

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Silicon Valley Investors Shunned Juul, but Back Other Nicotine Start-Ups

Matt David, head of communications at Juul, said the company’s mission was to eliminate combustible cigarettes and noted that more than 50 percent of smokers who try Juul successfully switch to e-cigarettes. The company found success by making something boring into something cool. Vaping was once a dorky punch line. …

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Priyanka Chopra Is a Tech Investor, Too

Ms. Chopra emphasized her support for Holberton’s mission to educate people from underprivileged backgrounds. Her investments will skew heavily toward companies with an element of social impact, and companies founded by women. “I don’t want to just be one of those people who’s like, ‘Yeah, I want to be on …

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