The Week in Tech: It’s Not Easy Being a Unicorn

Each week, technology reporters and columnists from The New York Times review the week’s news, offering analysis and maybe a joke or two about the most important developments in the tech industry. Want this newsletter in your inbox? Sign up here. Hello, It’s Erin Griffith, reporting, happily, from my home base in San Francisco and not the carnival of virtual […]

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Slack planning to pursue direct listing: WSJ

(Reuters) – Slack Technologies Inc is planning to go public through a direct listing, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. Slack, which operates a popular workplace instant-messaging and collaboration app, is likely to debut in the second quarter and currently expects to do so via a direct listing, according to the report. The […]

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High-end speaker company Sonos is going public

Sonos is going public. The high-end speaker company filed paperwork for an S-1 on Friday. It set a placeholder amount of $100 million, but did not specify an offering price or size of the offering. Bloomberg reported that Sonos is seeking a valuation of $2.5 billion to $3 billion. The company will be listed on Nasdaq with the ticker symbol […]

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