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Equity transcribed: Away’s $1.4B valuation and CrowdStrike’s S-1  TechCrunch · 13 hours
Welcome back to another transcribed edition of Equity, the wildly popular TechCrunch podcast that digs deep into the week’s news about … equity. There were no IPOs this week so there was... more
Sam Altman’s leap of faith  TechCrunch · 14 hours
Earlier this year, founder-investor Sam Altman left his high-profile role as the president of Y Combinator to become the CEO of OpenAI, an AI research outfit that was founded by some of the most prominent people in the... more
Immigrant founders, smartphone growth, SEO tactics, SoftBank’s financials, and AR tech  TechCrunch · 17 hours
How an immigration crackdown is hurting UK startups Our European correspondent Natasha Lomas spent the past few weeks investigating what’s been happening to immigrant founders and... more
Big revenues, huge valuations and major losses: charting the era of the unicorn IPO  TechCrunch · 20 hours
Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor From lab-grown meat to fermented fungus, here’s what corporate food VCs are... more
Original Content podcast: ‘Game of Thrones’ burns it all down  TechCrunch · 20 hours
This post and podcast contain spoilers for “Game of Thrones.” Our original co-host Darrell Etherington returns for this week’s Original Content podcast, which is all about “Game of... more
Myneral.me wins the TechCrunch Hackathon at VivaTech  TechCrunch · 21 hours
It’s been a long night at VivaTech. The building hosted a very special competition — the TechCrunch Hackathon in Paris. Hundreds of engineers and designers got together to come up with something cool, something... more
How to navigate the UK’s immigration compliance nightmare  TechCrunch · 1 day
The United Kingdom’s current government has ended up restricting high-skill immigration as part of its larger drive to decrease all immigration. While it pays lip service to being a startup hub, we... more
How an immigration crackdown is hurting UK startups  TechCrunch · 1 day
The two people who sat down in reception without an appointment would not leave the startup’s office until the end of the day. Two months later, a letter followed informing the company... more
Clutter has picked up Omni’s storage business; Omni to focus on rentals  TechCrunch · 2 days
On the heels of Clutter announcing a large growth round of $200 million earlier this year, the storage startup is cleaning up the competitive field.... more
Powerbeats Pro are the Bluetooth earbuds to beat  TechCrunch · 2 days
Let’s get the bad out of the way first, shall we? For starters, that charging case is huge. There’s no way around it. It’s something that’s become more and more apparent as... more
Starbucks’ Chinese nemesis surges 20% in public debut  TechCrunch · 2 days
Shares of Luckin Coffee jumped 20% in its first day of trading on the Nasdaq stock market. After opening at $17.00, shares of the Chinese Starbucks competitor climbed as high as $25.96,... more
Starbucks’ Chinese nemesis Luckin Coffee surges 20 percent in public debut  TechCrunch · 2 days
Shares of Luckin Coffee jumped 20 percent in its first day of trading on the Nasdaq stock market. After opening at $17.00, shares of the Chinese... more
‘Crypto exchange’ Goxtrade caught using other people’s photos on its staff page  TechCrunch · 2 days
Alleged cryptocurrency exchange Goxtrade bills itself as a “trusted platform for trading bitcoins,” but its staff page is filled with photos of people of... more
Rivian debuts a pull-out kitchen for its electric pickup truck  TechCrunch · 2 days
Sometimes you need scrambled eggs. And with that thought, toady at the Overland Expo in Flagstaff, AZ, Rivian announced a major accessory for its electric pickup: A camp... more
Netflix takes on ‘Project Runway’ with new competition series co-hosted by Queer Eye star  TechCrunch · 2 days
Netflix is launching its own take on Project Runway, and it’s bringing in Queer Eye’s Tan France to host. While... more
DNA Script picks up $38.5 million to make DNA production faster and simpler  TechCrunch · 2 days
DNA Script has raised $38.5 million in new financing to commercialize a process that it claims is the first big leap forward... more
Credder offers Rotten Tomatoes-style ratings for the news  TechCrunch · 2 days
In an age of online misinformation and clickbait, how do you know whether a publication is trustworthy? Startup Credder is trying to solve this problem with reviews from both journalists and regular... more
Rivian debuts a pull-out kitchen for its electric pickup trick  TechCrunch · 2 days
Sometimes you need scrambled eggs. And with that thought, toady at the Overland Expo in Flagstaff, AZ, Rivian announced a major accessory for its electric pickup: A camp... more
“Old Town Road” finally gets the video treatment  TechCrunch · 2 days
From viral TikTok sensation, to music’s number one smash hit, “Old Town Road” has taken the top spot in music’s cultural firmament relying on an incredible Nine Inch Nails sample, some old... more
Magic Leap buys Belgian startup building hologram teleconferencing software  TechCrunch · 2 days
Princess Leia’s hologram message to Obi-Wan is getting closer to reality, at least augmented reality. Magic Leap announced yesterday that they’ve agreed to acquire Belgian startup Mimesys. The team has... more
Blue Origin and SpaceX get million-dollar NASA nod to test moon lander tech  TechCrunch · 2 days
Eleven aerospace companies will share more than $45 million in funds from NASA to design and test prototypes for the Artemis moon... more
After breach, Stack Overflow says some user data exposed  TechCrunch · 2 days
After disclosing a breach earlier this week, Stack Overflow has confirmed some user data was accessed. In case you missed it, the developer knowledge sharing site confirmed Thursday a breach... more
Spotify is test driving a car hardware thing called ‘Car Thing’  TechCrunch · 2 days
For anyone following Spotify, this no doubt felt like an inevitably. As the streaming service looks to diversify, the company’s already had some loose partnerships with... more
Under the hood on Zoom’s IPO, with founder and CEO Eric Yuan  TechCrunch · 2 days
Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week,... more
After systems breach, Stack Overflow says some user data exposed  TechCrunch · 2 days
After disclosing a breach earlier this week, Stack Overflow has confirmed some user data was accessed. In case you missed it, the developer knowledge sharing site confirmed Thursday... more
Australia’s design unicorn, Canva, picks up two free image-sharing services, and launches new photo product  TechCrunch · 2 days
Canva, the design and publishing platform taking on Adobe, PowerPoint, and others, has acquired the free stock image... more
Fastly pops in public offering showing that there’s still money for tech IPOs  TechCrunch · 2 days
Shares of Fastly, the service that’s used by websites to ensure that they can load faster, have popped in its first hours... more
At this point, SoftBank Group is really just its Vision Fund  TechCrunch · 2 days
Last week, SoftBank Group Corp. — Masayoshi Son’s holding company for his rapidly expanding collection of businesses — reported its fiscal year financials. There were some... more
Winter is coming for HBO NOW subscriber growth  TechCrunch · 2 days
Fan reaction to Game of Thrones‘ final season may be mixed, but the show has been undeniably good for HBO’s network — and for its over-the-top streaming service, HBO NOW. The Season... more
Amazon now sells flight tickets in India  TechCrunch · 2 days
Indians can already use Amazon to pay for their mobile bills and borrow money to purchase items, but now there’s more. This week, the ecommerce giant quietly introduced an additional feature to its shopping... more
Postmates CEO Bastian Lehmann is coming to Disrupt SF  TechCrunch · 2 days
It’s a busy time for Postmates — the logistics and delivery company is prepping for its IPO on the back of a fresh $100 million raise in February. However, founder... more
Daily Crunch: Amazon backs Deliveroo  TechCrunch · 2 days
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Amazon leads $575M investment... more
Alphabet’s Wing drone deliveries are coming to Finland next month  TechCrunch · 2 days
Slowly but surely, Wing is spreading. Just last month, the one-time Google moonshot started deliveries for select locales in Australia’s capital city, Canberra. Now it’s moving into Finland,... more
Microsoft aims to train and certify 15,000 workers on AI skills by 2022  TechCrunch · 2 days
Microsoft is investing in certification and training for a range of AI-related skills in partnership with education provider General Assembly, the companies... more
The state of the smartphone  TechCrunch · 2 days
Earlier this month, Canalys used the word “freefall” to describe its latest reporting. Global shipments fell 6.8% year over year. At 313.9 million, they were at their lowest level in nearly half a decade. Of the major players,... more
Microsoft aims to train and certify 15,000 workers on A.I. skills by 2022  TechCrunch · 2 days
Microsoft is investing in certification and training for a range of A.I.-related skills in partnership with education provider General Assembly, the companies... more
MP Tom Watson wants UK competition authority to investigate Amazon’s Deliveroo stake  TechCrunch · 2 days
European restaurant delivery giant Deliveroo this morning announced that Amazon would be gobbling up a share in the company, by leading a new $575... more
HPE is buying Cray for $1.3 billion  TechCrunch · 2 days
HPE announced it was buying Cray for $1.3 billion, giving it access to the company’s high performance computing portfolio, and perhaps a foothold into quantum computing in the future. The purchase price was $35... more
Health[at]Scale lands $16M Series A to bring machine learning to healthcare  TechCrunch · 2 days
Health[at]Scale, a startup with founders who have both medical and engineering expertise, wants to bring machine learning to bear on healthcare treatment options to produce outcomes... more
Minecraft Earth makes the whole real world your very own blocky realm  TechCrunch · 2 days
When your game tops a hundred million players, your thoughts naturally turn to doubling that number. That's the case with the creators, or rather... more
LG developed its own AI chip to make its smart home products even smarter  TechCrunch · 2 days
As its once-strong mobile division continues to slide, LG is picking up its focus on emerging tech. The company has... more
Unpacking Away’s $1.4B valuation, the startup studio model and CrowdStrike’s S-1  TechCrunch · 2 days
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. more
Tutor House, the UK-based tutoring platform, scores £2M from Fuel Ventures  TechCrunch · 2 days
Tutor House, a U.K.-based startup that operates a marketplace to let parents find an online or in-person tutor for their children, has raises £2 million in... more
Trump’s Huawei ban ‘wins’ one trade battle, but the US may lose the networking war  TechCrunch · 2 days
While U.S. government officials celebrate what they must consider to be a win in their battle against the... more
Macron defends his startup-friendly policies  TechCrunch · 2 days
For the third year as president, France’s president Emmanuel Macron talked to the French tech ecosystem at VivaTech in Paris. This time, he used this opportunity to defend his policies so far and say that tech startups have... more
China’s Luckin Coffee raises up to $651M in upsized US IPO  TechCrunch · 2 days
Another week, another cash-burning tech IPO in the U.S. Following on from Uber’s high-profile listing, ambitious Chinese startup Luckin Coffee has raised up to $650.8 million... more
Amazon leads $575M investment in Deliveroo  TechCrunch · 2 days
Amazon is taking a slice of Europe’s food delivery market after the U.S. e-commerce giant led a $575 million investment in Deliveroo . First reported by Sky yesterday, the Series G round was confirmed in an... more
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