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YouTube spinout PlanetScale Iaunches Kubernetes-based multi-cloud database to accelerate scaling

Leaning on technology originally developed for YouTube, PlanetScale today announced the public launch of the multi-cloud version of its database-as-a-service, which runs on Kubernetes and is designed to help companies rapidly scale operations. Called PlanetScaleDB, the service will allow companies that store their data in databases across multiple cloud services to virtually treat them as […]

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How coronavirus is boosting booze, weed, and other vice industries

While many businesses are struggling to survive the crippling impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, others are seeing a surge in demand. The increased traffic spans bicycle stores, video-based social networking, and, perhaps unsurprisingly, “vice industries.” With social-distancing and self-isolation widely acknowledged as the best ways to counter the spread of COVID-19, demand for goods such […]

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Need a Mental Break? The ‘Meet Cute’ Podcast Delivers Rom-Com Escape in 15-Minute Bursts

Naomi Shah’s podcast company packs original romantic comedies into 15-minute podcast episodes. March 26, 2020 7 min read In this ongoing series, we are sharing advice, tips and insights from real entrepreneurs who are out there doing business battle on a daily basis. (Answers have been edited and condensed for clarity.) Who are you and what’s your […]