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Original Content podcast: The Platform offers a gruesome metaphor for capitalism

“The Platform” is not a subtle movie. That’s true of its approach to horror, with intense, bloody scenes that prompted plenty of screaming and pausing f

TechCrunch 5 Apr 2020 12:48 am

Startups Weekly: SaaS companies feel the churn but hope for a brighter tomorr..

[Editors note: Want to get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that startups can use by email? Subscribe here.] There are a few onlin

TechCrunch 4 Apr 2020 11:30 pm

New guidance on SBA loans means most startups are still excluded from $349 billion stimulus

Under new guidance issued by the Small Business Administration it seems non-profits and faith-based groups can apply for the Paycheck Protection Program loans designed to

TechCrunch 4 Apr 2020 11:23 pm

Why telehealth cant significantly flatten the coronavirus curveyet

Eli Cahan Contributor Share on Twitter Eli Cahan is a medical student at NYU on leave to complete a masters in health policy at Stanford as a Knight-Hennessy Scholar. His

TechCrunch 4 Apr 2020 10:37 pm

Cultivating adaptability is a pandemic coping skill

Its clear that the people who can let go of their past plans and embrace the new environment ahead will thrive.

TechCrunch 4 Apr 2020 8:29 pm

This Week in Apps: Zoom has issues, Pinterest founders new COVID-19 research ..

This week... how the COVID-19 outbreak is impacting apps and the wider mobile app industry, more leaks about the new version of iOS, Apple

TechCrunch 4 Apr 2020 8:18 pm

Neighbourhood Supply: An app that helps locate essentials supplies with your locality

Bangalore | 4thApril 2020: Amidst the CoVID-19 lockdown in the country and subsequent failure of supply chain management, a Bangalore based techie, Kiran Anto, has c

Startup Success Stories 4 Apr 2020 7:18 pm

The Ministry or Civil Aviation & Directorate General of Civil Aviation with Airports Authority of India (AAI) ..

New Delhi, 4th April 2020: The joint operation which has been conducted from last few days by Air India & SpiceJet has been rolling over hands of help towards many ci

Startup Success Stories 4 Apr 2020 12:45 pm

The nudge factor: Parts of ecommerce industry will be likely winners of Covid..

Segments across e-commerce are helping ease peoples anxieties by helping bring solutions both virtually as well as to your doorstep. These

The Economic Times 4 Apr 2020 11:28 am

View: Impact of COVID-19 on exports will be worse than the financial crisis o..

One fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic is that countries are increasingly likely to adopt more and more protectionist measures.

The Economic Times 4 Apr 2020 11:07 am

Zomato, Swiggy orders drop 70% in 10 Days

Swiggy said about 60 to 70% of its cities are still shut for food delivery including few prominent ones like Vizag, Vadodara, Guwahati, Ind

The Economic Times 4 Apr 2020 10:26 am

Zoom admits some calls were routed through China by mistake

Hours after security researchers at Citizen Lab reported that some Zoom calls were routed through China, the video conferencing platform has offered an apology and a part

TechCrunch 4 Apr 2020 5:42 am

Before suing NSO Group, Facebook allegedly sought their software to better spy on users

Facebook's WhatsApp is in the midst of a lawsuit against Israeli mobile surveillance outfit NSO Group. But before complaining about the company's methods, Facebook seems

TechCrunch 4 Apr 2020 5:07 am

As tech layoffs surge, some support emerges for those without a job

The massive surge of COVID-19-related layoffs has put tech in a unique position. While the startup world is facing layoffs itself, it is al

TechCrunch 4 Apr 2020 4:34 am

ZmURL customizes Zoom link previews with images & event sites

Sick of sharing those generic Zoom video call invites that all look the same? Wish your Zoom link preview’s headline and image actually described your meeting? Want

TechCrunch 4 Apr 2020 3:48 am

Google research makes for an effortless robotic dog trot

As capable as robots are, the original animals after which they tend to be designed are always much, much better. That's partly because it'

TechCrunch 4 Apr 2020 3:38 am

Want to survive the downturn? Better build a platform

When you look at the most successful companies in the world, they are almost never just one simple service. Instead, they offer a platform with a range of services and an

TechCrunch 4 Apr 2020 3:07 am

Pandemic puts the brakes on micromobility

As of this writing, nearly a million people globally have been infected with the novel coronavirus and 50,322 have died. Healthcare systems are overwhelmed, consumers and

TechCrunch 4 Apr 2020 2:36 am

Zoom will enable waiting rooms by default to stop Zoombombing

Zoom is making some drastic changes to prevent rampant abuse as trolls attack publicly-shared video calls. Starting April 5th, it will require passwords to enter calls vi

TechCrunch 4 Apr 2020 2:35 am

Stocks drop as unemployment spikes

Stocks fell in regular trading Friday, as all major American indices fell in the wake of a broadly negative jobs report. With more than 700,000 jobs lost in the March dat

TechCrunch 4 Apr 2020 1:44 am

The pandemic is already reshaping techs misinformation crisis

Since 2016, social media companies have faced an endless barrage of bad press and public criticism for failing to anticipate how their plat

TechCrunch 4 Apr 2020 1:41 am

Artemis Fowl is skipping theaters for Disney+

With movie theaters largely closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Disney is pushing back its slate of upcoming films. And at least one movie

TechCrunch 4 Apr 2020 1:40 am

How Homage is tackling Southeast Asias growing eldercare need

The worlds population is aging, but the needs of elderly people are still being underserved. A United Nations report found that older people make up more than one-fifth o

TechCrunch 4 Apr 2020 12:06 am

GM and Honda are co-developing two new electric vehicles due to arrive in 2024

GM and Honda will jointly develop two new electric vehicles slated for 2024, the latest move by the two automakers to deepen their existing partnership. Under the plan, t

TechCrunch 4 Apr 2020 12:04 am

Insight closes $9.5B fund to help support portfolio companies through the pan..

We’re now several weeks into what has become a very big dip for the global economy due to the coronavirus pandemic, but amidst that,

TechCrunch 4 Apr 2020 12:03 am

Sleep apnea retrofit designed by doctors and engineers could help address ven..

The FDA has been working to adapt its policies and restrictions to respond to the growing need for unconventional solutions like shortages

TechCrunch 3 Apr 2020 10:59 pm

Germanys Xpension pension platform raises 25M in a Series C growth round

The German pension and insurance industry was a laggard in the world of online a few years ago, but in recent times it has quickly caught up. Theres further evidence of t

TechCrunch 3 Apr 2020 10:44 pm

Daily Crunch: Google publishes coronavirus mobility reports

Google uses its ad-tracking data to provide a glimpse at how the world is responding to coronavirus, the CDC changes its tune on face masks

TechCrunch 3 Apr 2020 10:29 pm

Emergent BioSolutions gets $14.5M in federal funding to expedite COVID-19 pla..

Last week, we spoke to the head of Emergent BioSolutions’ Therapeutics Business Unit Dr. Laura Saward about her company’s work

TechCrunch 3 Apr 2020 10:24 pm

Bustle Digital Group lays off staff of The Outline as part of broader cuts

Bustle Digital Group, owner of a portfolio of digital media properties including Bustle itself, says it laid off two dozen staffers today. That includes eliminating the e

TechCrunch 3 Apr 2020 10:20 pm

Join prolific enterprise/SaaS seed investor Jonathan Lehr April 6 at 2pm EDT for a live conference call

Its a tough fundraising environment out there, but one of the few glimmers of hope lies in the enterprise and SaaS markets. Critical customer problems + recurring revenue

TechCrunch 3 Apr 2020 9:47 pm

OctoML raises $15M to make optimizing ML models easier

OctoML, a startup founded by the team behind the Apache TVM machine learning compiler stack project, today announced it has raised a $15 million Series A round led by Amp

TechCrunch 3 Apr 2020 8:30 pm

NASA details how it plans to establish a sustained human presence on the Moon

NASA’s Artemis program aims to bring humans back to the Moon, with the goal of staying there for good in the interest of pursuing additional science and exploration

TechCrunch 3 Apr 2020 7:55 pm

27 TV show recommendations from TechCrunch while youre stuck at home

With shelter-in-place orders worldwide, it’s never been a better time to curl up on the couch and loss oneself in a TV show. That’s what we’re doing. So

TechCrunch 3 Apr 2020 7:52 pm

The pendulum will swing away from founder-friendly venture raises

After picking through some COVID-19-focused PitchBook data this morning, it's clear that the era of founder friendly venture terms is heading for a reset.

TechCrunch 3 Apr 2020 7:24 pm

Mountainia Helps its Stranded Employees During Lockdown Turns its 3 Premium Hotels into Temporary Accommodati..

New Delhi, Delhi, India | 3rdApril 2020: COVID-19 has not only left a lasting impact on the hospitality & travel and tourism industry globally, but it has impact

Startup Success Stories 3 Apr 2020 7:10 pm

Valispace raises $2.4M to become the Github for hardware, joins fight against COVID-19

Hardware engineering is mostly document-based. A typical satellite might be described in several hundred thousand PDF documents, spreadsheets, simulation files and more;

TechCrunch 3 Apr 2020 7:06 pm

In the wake of COVID-19, UK puts up 20M in grants to develop resilience tech for critical industries

Most of the world — despite thecanaries in the coal mine — was unprepared to cope with the coronavirus outbreak that’s now besieging us. Now, work is st

TechCrunch 3 Apr 2020 6:56 pm

Google is now publishing coronavirus mobility reports, feeding off users loca..

Google is giving the world a clearer glimpse of exactly how much it knows about people everywhere — using the coronavirus crisis as a

TechCrunch 3 Apr 2020 6:49 pm

Edtech pioneer Vedantu throws open #21DayLearningChallenge during the lockdown

India | 3rdApril 2020: Vedantu, a pioneer in LIVE online tutoring in India has unveiled the #21DayLearningChallenge involving social media influencers from various w

Startup Success Stories 3 Apr 2020 6:36 pm

Keeping the score on Zoom

Hello and welcome back toEquity, TechCrunchs venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. How are you holding up? Are you keeping up

TechCrunch 3 Apr 2020 6:32 pm

Apple brings its hardware microphone disconnect feature to iPads

Apple has brought its hardware microphone disconnect security feature to its latest iPads. The microphone disconnect security feature aims to make it far more difficult f

TechCrunch 3 Apr 2020 6:22 pm

SpaceXs latest Starship prototype fails under pressure testing

The process of designing, testing and building an entirely new spacecraft is definitely a difficult one and bound to encounter some issues. SpaceX’s efforts to buil

TechCrunch 3 Apr 2020 5:52 pm

Amid lockdown, Bengaluru startup launches online medical consultation for pets

Floap will also launch online consultation with nutritionists, behaviourists, trainers, groomers and other pet care providers in the near future.

The Economic Times 3 Apr 2020 5:40 pm

GoWork CEO Sudeep Singh steps down

GoWork raised $53 million in a round of debt funding from BlackRock and CLSA Partners in August 2019, and currently has 3 campuses across Delhi-NCR.

The Economic Times 3 Apr 2020 5:30 pm

Startup executives launch Covidmaps to help users find essential products nea.. lists details around when a store is open, what items are available and how much, safety precautions being observed, crowding,

The Economic Times 3 Apr 2020 5:14 pm

Fiinovation Joins Hands with Admitad India to Help Daily Wage Earners

New Delhi, Delhi, India | 3rd April 2020: In order to insulate the economic repercussions of COVID-19 on the marginalised section of the society, especially the

Startup Success Stories 3 Apr 2020 4:09 pm