Serena Williams opens up about being the CEO of her tennis team and her daughter Olympia — her ‘greatest success by far’

At the Slack Frontiers conference, tennis star Serena Williams spoke about being a member and leading the various teams she’s on — in tennis, in venture capital, in tech, and in fashion. Williams also spoke about spending time with her daughter Olympia, who was born last September. Williams just launched Serena Ventures, a VC firm for investing in women, people of color, and young entrepreneurs. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. When Serena Williams first started playing tennis, she thought of it as an “individual sport.” Today the six-time US Open champion says tennis is a team sport that requires her to perform on the court, but also as… Read More

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Verizon confirms the next Galaxy Note will have 5G

If you follow phones, this won’t be surprising to hear — the next Galaxy Note, presumably called the Galaxy Note 10, will support 5G cellular networks. There are so very many reasons why this makes perfect sense, including: It’s always been the company’s everything-but-the-kitchen-sink superphone, so how could it not? We’ve already heard a credible rumor that it would We already know that Samsung is producing a second, distinct, possibly better 5G phone than the already-announced Galaxy S10 5G and planning to release it in the second half of the year The aforementioned second half of the year is when Samsung traditionally releases the Note But the best reason is… Read More

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Verizon and T-Mobile agree much of the US won’t see the fast version of 5G

5G is here, but not all 5G is equal — there’s the blazing-fast-but-barely-there millimeter wave 5G which has trouble covering wide areas and penetrating buildings, and the “sub-6GHz” frequency flavor of 5G that can be deployed more easily using existing spectrum. And now, Verizon and T-Mobile are publicly admitting something that anyone could have predicted: good luck getting the fastest version of 5G unless you live in an urban metropolitan area. “We all need to remind ourselves this is not a coverage spectrum,” Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg told analysts on the company’s Q1 2019 earnings call on Tuesday — just one day after T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray decried Verizon’s 5G… Read More

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