What You Need to Know Today: October 27

Good afternoon, Early Risers! Here’s what you need to know TECH Meet the 6th grader selling passwords for less than a cup of coffee. “This is my first business (other than occasional lemonade stands!). But I’m very excited about it and will be very...

What You Need to Know Today: October 26

Good afternoon, Early Risers! Here’s what you need to know TECH The perfect password formula is easy to remember. A friend confided to me that she was afraid to log out of her Instagram account, because she didn’t remember her password to log back in. Ha!...

What You Need to Know Today: October 23

Good afternoon, Early Risers! Here’s what you need to know TECH Drivers are being idiots with Tesla’s new autopilot feature. What sounds sexier: ‘autopilot’ or ‘assistive technology?’ Tesla is guilty of having compelling marketing,...

What You Need to Know Today: October 22

Good afternoon, Early Risers! Here’s what you need to know TECH A la carte TV subscriptions. “The Internet is doing to cable what cable did to broadcast: broadening a set of choices,” says YouTube CBO Robert Kyncl. YouTube’s ad-free paid subscription service...

What You Need to Know Today: October 21

Good afternoon, Early Risers! Here’s what you need to know TECH “For millennials, this is the thing in wireless that frustrates them the most.” Verizon’s CFO Fran Shammo understands what makes millennials “can’t even” when it...

What You Need to Know Today: October 19

Good afternoon, Early Risers! Here’s what you need to know TECH Emoji Dick (not what you think). The NFL is all about Emojis right now, and smart businesses are cashing in. Sports Mania just released a new Fantasy Football Emoji keyboard you can download,...