Lyft’s bankers are trying to compare the ride-hailing app to Grubhub and luxury retailer Farfetch— here’s their pitch to investors (GRUB, FTCH)

Lyft and its cofounder John Zimmer are hitting the road this week for the company’s IPO. John Sciulli/Getty Images for Lyft Bankers will compare Lyft to “marketplace” companies, such as the food-delivery service Grubhub and the luxury-fashion retailer Farfetch, in their pitch to investors as the company gears up to go public next week, sources…

New STEM initiative is partnering with Girl Scouts and ‘Project Runway’ to inspire future STEM trailblazers

This post is part of Mashable’s ongoing series The Women Fixing STEM, which highlights trailblazing women in science, tech, engineering, and math, as well as initiatives and organizations working to close the industries’ gender gaps. Many girls think, “I’m not a math person” or “I’m not a science person,” but Nicole Small, president of the…

‘Fake News’ Bill Signed Into Law in Russia

Photo: GettyA pair of bills that limit speech online were signed into law by Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, promising harsh penalties for those who criticize the nation and its officials or post fake news.Those who repeatedly post disrespectful content about authorities—including Putin—could spend up to 15 days in jail. And individuals who share…

This giant ‘S’ spotted in San Francisco is almost certainly the logo for Google’s highly anticipated game streaming service – Middletown Press

“Assassin’s Creed Odyssey” will be the first game to support Google’s Project Stream. Ubisoft Google this week unveiled “Project Stream,” a new service that lets you stream video games to your Google Chrome web browser.Project Stream, like Nvidia’s GeForce Now service, leverages computers in the cloud to power the games themselves — all you need…

Brex, the billion-dollar startup backed by Peter Thiel and Y Combinator, plans to launch a new card for more mature fintechs

Pedro Franceschi, left, and Henrique Dubugras are the founders of Brex. Brex Brex, a startup that issues corporate credit cards to early-stage companies, plans to launch a new offering in April with more mature accounting features. The new card, which has yet to be named, will allow companies’ financial departments to review and approve purchases…

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