What You Need to Know Today: October 2

Good afternoon, Early Risers! Here’s what you need to know TECH Smartphone homescreens are dead. In April, I shared a story with Daily Brief readers about the future of apps. The takeaway was that smartphone users will no longer need to open apps — everything...

What You Need to Know Today: October 1

Good afternoon, Early Risers! Here’s what you need to know TECH Guys vs girls on Tinder. Girls take their time, carefully vetting pictures, skimming bios, and only swiping quickly past profiles of guys-with-fish (or so I hear); guys, on the other hand,...

What You Need to Know Today: September 30

Good afternoon, Early Risers! Here’s what you need to know TECH Spotify is winning the music curation war. “With a full-time job and two young children, these days I don’t have much time to seek out new artists. But discovering new music remains a very powerful...
What You Need to Know Today: September 29

What You Need to Know Today: September 29

Good afternoon, Early Risers! Here’s what you need to know TECH Soccer moms are going to love the Model X. For 12 years, Tesla Motors built one car model at a time. Tonight, Tesla will begin its transition into an automaker with a portfolio of vehicles tailored...

What You Need to Know Today: September 28

Good afternoon, Early Risers! Here’s what you need to know TECH Selling fear: B2B vs B2C. On Friday, BlackBerry officially joined team Android when it announced Priv — its privacy-focused Android device. Another privacy-focused phone that made its debut is the...