Liz Gannes

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Highway1 Incubator Will Help Hardware Startups Get “China Ready”

Highway1 launches today as a San Francisco-based incubator for hardware startups to get engineering help, access to a $3 million machine shop, mentorship and a two-week trip to Shenzhen to get their products “China ready” for manufacturing. The four-month program, one of a growing group of hardware startup accelerators, comes from the product development company PCH International, which already provides supply chain services in exchange for equity for startups like LittleBits and Lark.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald