Archive for September, 2015

Online Lender SoFi Seems To Push Back IPO Plans, Raising $1 Billion

 Back in May, Mike Cagney, the CEO of online lender Social Finance, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that his company was “profitable and as any private company we want to be opportunistic about when we go public,” adding that, “realistically in the next 12 months, it will happen.” That plan might have just changed. This morning, SoFi, as the company is… Read More

How To Keep IoT Hunters And Poachers Out Of Your Food And Farms

 A drone equipped to “sniff” Zigbee flew over an Austin neighborhood in early August and found almost 1,600 devices. It’s a sign of how ubiquitous these technologies have become, and how we use them every day — despite their vulnerabilities. As we connect more devices to our lives, I can’t help but wonder, can hackers hurt, hunt or poach our local food… Read More