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How Ryan Reynolds and Mint Mobile worked without becoming the joke

In the past decade, celebrity interest and investment in tech companies has significantly increased. But not all celebrity investments are created equally. Some investors

TechCrunch 28 Nov 2020 8:30 pm

Original Content podcast: Just dont watch Netflixs Holidate with your parents

You might think that a new Netflix film called Holidate offers holiday-themed romance thats perfect for a family watch party. Youd be wrong. The film stars Emma Roberts a

TechCrunch 28 Nov 2020 7:30 pm

Black Friday on track for $8.9B+ in online sales as shoppers stay away from brick-and-mortar stores

Black Friday the day that launched 1,000 other shopping holidays may have lost its place as the start of the Christmas shopping season by now (it gets bigger and earlie

TechCrunch 28 Nov 2020 5:42 pm

Tony Hsieh, iconic Las Vegas tech entrepreneur, dies aged 46

Tony Hsieh, the former head of Zappos who catapulted the shoe company into the big leagues with a sale to Amazon and then used the proceeds of his success in a huge proje

TechCrunch 28 Nov 2020 2:04 pm

Indias economy shrinks sharply as Covid-19 slams small businesses

The latest data firmly establishes Indias position among the worst-performing major economies, despite government spending meant to blunt the pandemics impact.

The Economic Times 28 Nov 2020 12:52 pm

Real outrage or bot-rage: Managing the fall-out of social media backlash

Marketers are dealing with a surreal impact of social media outrage and backlash against brands. Here's their offline story.

The Economic Times 28 Nov 2020 11:47 am

Agritech during COVID-19: Has it lived up to the hype?

Despite the ongoing pandemic, agtech businesses are playing a crucial role by bringing innovation backed by technology, and solving critical challenges that are hampering

The Economic Times 28 Nov 2020 11:16 am

Facebooks Libra could launch in January

According to a report from the Financial Times, Facebook-backed cryptocurrency Libra could launch in January. More interestingly, the Libra Association, the consortium cr

TechCrunch 27 Nov 2020 10:31 pm

India sets rules for commissions, surge pricing for Uber and Ola

Ride-hailing firms such as Ola and Uber can only draw a fee of up to 20% on ride fares in India, New Delhi said in guidelines on Friday, a new setback for the SoftBank-ba

TechCrunch 27 Nov 2020 9:53 pm

Theres no hacker house geared toward undergraduate women, so they created one of their own

Hacker houses are making a comeback for entrepreneurs as remote work drags on. While founders are adapting to quarantine in style, a group of college women in their 20s a

TechCrunch 27 Nov 2020 9:30 pm

No Google-Fitbit merger without human rights remedies, says Amnesty to EU

Human rights NGO, Amnesty International, has written to the EUs competition regulator calling for Googles acquisition of wearable maker Fitbit to be blocked unless meani

TechCrunch 27 Nov 2020 7:47 pm

Is Slack overpriced now that the market knows Salesforce might buy it?

The Exchange is technically off today, but were here anyway because theres neat stuff in the world of startups and money to talk about. So, lets yammer this morning about

TechCrunch 27 Nov 2020 7:46 pm

Wall Street needs to relax, as startups show remote work is here to stay

We are hearing that a COVID-19 vaccine could be on the way sooner than later, and that means we could be returning to normal life some time in 2021. Thats the good news.

TechCrunch 27 Nov 2020 4:47 pm

UK to set up pro-competition regulator to put limits on big tech

The UK is moving ahead with a plan to regulate big tech, responding to competition concerns over a winner takes all dynamic in digital markets. It will set up a new Digit

TechCrunch 27 Nov 2020 3:40 pm

Alibaba vies for a piece of Chinas booming EV market

Theres no lack of news these days on Chinas tech giants teaming up with traditional carmakers. Companies from Alibaba to Huawei are striving to become relevant in the tri

TechCrunch 27 Nov 2020 9:26 am

The pandemic can be a spark for a new business

The Economic Times 27 Nov 2020 9:26 am

Gift Guide: Black Friday tech deals that are actually worth checking out

Black Friday approaches! In a year where asking Alexa what day today is feels totally normal, this Black Friday seems like it came out of nowhere. As we say pretty much e

TechCrunch 27 Nov 2020 5:39 am

Facebooks latest ad tool fail puts another dent in its reputation

Reset yer counters: Facebook has had to fess up to yet another major ad reporting fail. This one looks like it could be costly for the tech giant to put right not least

TechCrunch 27 Nov 2020 1:56 am

Thanksgiving on track for a record $6B in US online sales, says Adobe

As people prepare and eat their Thanksgiving meals, or just work on relaxing for the day, some consumers are going online to get a jump on holiday shopping deals. Adobe,

TechCrunch 26 Nov 2020 11:14 pm

AstraZeneca says it will likely do another study of COVID-19 vaccine after accidental lower dose shows higher ..

AstraZenecas CEO told Bloomberg that the pharmaceutical company will likely conduct another global trial of the effectiveness of its COVID-19 vaccine trial, following the

TechCrunch 26 Nov 2020 10:28 pm

Bigblue wants to automate e-commerce fulfillment in Europe

Meet Bigblue, a French startup that just raised a $3.6 million seed round (3 million) to build an end-to-end fulfillment solution in Europe. If you sell products on your

TechCrunch 26 Nov 2020 10:24 pm

US Fertility says patient data was stolen in a ransomware attack

U.S. Fertility, one of the largest networks of fertility clinics in the United States, has confirmed it was hit by a ransomware attack and that data was taken. The compan

TechCrunch 26 Nov 2020 8:54 pm

Equity Dive: Edtechs 2020 wakeup call

Hello and welcome back toEquity, TechCrunchs venture capital-focused podcast (now on Twitter!), where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week, were doing a

TechCrunch 26 Nov 2020 7:30 pm

TikToks epic rise and stumble

TikToks rise in the West is unprecedented for any Chinese tech company, and so is the amount of attention it has attracted from politicians worldwide. Below is a timeline

TechCrunch 26 Nov 2020 2:41 pm

WhiteHat Jr allegedly exposed data of over 2.8 lakh students, says bug fixed

WhiteHat Jr, a popular online coding platform for young kids, allegedly exposed the data of over 2.8 lakh students and teachers due to multiple vulnerabilities. The platf

Zee Biz 26 Nov 2020 10:22 am

Rock-star programmer: Rivers Cuomo finds meaning in coding

Hi, Im Rivers from the band, Weezer, Rivers Cuomo says with a slight smile and a wave. He turns away from the camera for a bit, before launching into his best infomercial

TechCrunch 26 Nov 2020 4:53 am

Daily Crunch: Amazon Web Services stumble

An Amazon Web Services outage has a wide effect, Salesforce might be buying Slack and Pinterest tests new support for virtual events. This is your Daily Crunch for Novemb

TechCrunch 26 Nov 2020 4:40 am

Gift Guide: 5 solid tech gifts to help decrease stress and increase sleep

Even in a normal year, the holidays can be an anxiety-inducing hellscape. In 2020, though honestly, its hard to say what manner of climactic finale this historically rou

TechCrunch 26 Nov 2020 3:36 am

Enterprise investor Jason Green on SPAC hopefuls versus startups bound for traditional IPOs

Jason Green has a pretty solid reputation as venture capitalists go. The enterprise-focused firm the cofounded 17 years ago, Emergence Capital, has backed Saleforce, Box,

TechCrunch 26 Nov 2020 2:59 am

Flexible expressions could lift 3D-generated faces out of the uncanny valley

3D-rendered faces are a big part of any major movie or game now, but the task of capturing and animated them in a natural way can be a tough one. Disney Research is worki

TechCrunch 26 Nov 2020 2:25 am

France starts collecting tax on tech giants

France is going forward with its plan to tax big tech companies. The government has sent out notices to tech giants, as reported by the Financial Times, Reuters and AFP.

TechCrunch 26 Nov 2020 12:16 am

As IBM shifts to hybrid cloud, reports have them laying off 10,000 in EU

As IBM makes a broad shift in strategy, Bloomberg reported this morning that the company would be cutting around 10,000 jobs in Europe. This comes on the heels of last mo

TechCrunch 26 Nov 2020 12:11 am

What will tomorrows tech look like? Ask someone who cant see

Sight tech or more broadly, eyes-free tech now touches every part of our lives and the devices that we depend on. And its not just blind and visually impaired people wh

TechCrunch 25 Nov 2020 11:41 pm

Insurtechs big year gets bigger as Metromile looks to go public

In the wake of insurtech unicorn Roots IPO, it felt safe to say that the big transactions for the insurance technology startup space were done for the year. After all, 20

TechCrunch 25 Nov 2020 11:31 pm

Amazon Web Services outage takes a portion of the internet down with it

Amazon Web Services is currently having an outage, taking a chunk of the internet down with it. Several AWS services were experiencing problems as of early Wednesday, acc

TechCrunch 25 Nov 2020 11:02 pm

Slacks stock climbs on possible Salesforce acquisition

News that Salesforce is interested in buying Slack, the popular workplace chat company, sent shares of the smaller firm sharply higher today. Slack shares are up just und

TechCrunch 25 Nov 2020 10:37 pm

Instead of Yule log, watch this interactive dumpster fire because 2020

The holiday season is upon us and with that comes stress, anxiety and the airing of grievances. And this year is worse. Instead of watching a yule log smolder in a warm h

TechCrunch 25 Nov 2020 9:53 pm

Join us for a live Q&A with Sapphires Jai Das on Tuesday at 2 pm EST/11 am PST

Sure, were heading into a holiday weekend here in America, but that doesnt mean that the good ship TechCrunch is going to slow down. Were diving right back in next week w

TechCrunch 25 Nov 2020 8:45 pm nabs $7.7M seed to remove barriers between public clouds

When you launch an application in the public cloud, you usually put everything on one provider, but what if you could choose the components based on cost and technology a

TechCrunch 25 Nov 2020 8:23 pm

Europe sets out the rules of the road for its data reuse plan

European Union lawmakers have laid out a major legislative proposal today to encourage the reuse of industrial data across the Single Market by creating a standardized fr

TechCrunch 25 Nov 2020 7:40 pm

Amazon expands IP Accelerator to Europe after US SMBs register 6,000 trademarks

As we head into the biggest shopping period of the year which this year may well have an even stronger online component than usual because of Covid-19 Amazon has launch

TechCrunch 25 Nov 2020 6:41 pm

Tiger Global invests in Indias Unacademy at $2 billion valuation

Unacademy, an online learning platform in India, has added two more marquee investors to its cap table. The Bangalore-based startup, which focuses on K-12 online educatio

TechCrunch 25 Nov 2020 6:19 pm

Coinbase disables margin trading following guidance from Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Just a few months after launching margin trading on Coinbase Pro, the company is disabling the feature. Margin trading lets you trade on leverage. But it works both ways

TechCrunch 25 Nov 2020 3:07 pm

Bus service startup Cityflo raises Rs 57 cr from Lightbox Ventures, others

The startup aims to utilise the amount raised to expand services on current and new routes

Business Standard 25 Nov 2020 2:51 pm

WeGift, the incentive marketing platform, collects $8M in new funding

WeGift, the London-based startup that has built an incentive marketing platform that lets businesses easily issue e-gift cards and other digital rewards to customers, has

TechCrunch 25 Nov 2020 2:30 pm

As e-bikes boom, FuroSystems raises its first venture funding round ahead of a new model launch

With COVID-19 making commuters switch to bikes, and cities wanting cleaner air, the e-bike revolution is only just getting started. Further evidence of this is the news t

TechCrunch 25 Nov 2020 2:30 pm

Big & bold - Taxing the global digital economy

Digital economy is a concept that often defies traditional concepts and prototypes, overrides traditional edicts of taxation and is very of

The Economic Times 21 Nov 2020 10:42 am

A new kind of white revolution in the milk industry

Everyone wants a piece of the milk cake, it seems, as the industry is seeing an influx of new players.

The Economic Times 21 Nov 2020 10:23 am

India has been one of the lead markets where we've invested aggressively: Par..

One of the biggest threats in the gaming environment is credential stuffing, which is where a user's data can get compromised, or a user ge

The Economic Times 19 Nov 2020 10:31 pm

Smart Water Management Market Size to Reach USD 5739.3 Million by 2026 | CAGR of 12.5% Valuates Reports

BANGALORE, India | 18thNovember 2020: A newSmart Water Management MarketResearch Report published onValuates ReportsinIndustrial Materials & EquipmentCategory. The report

Startup Success Stories 18 Nov 2020 2:57 pm

Master Data Management (MDM) Market Size is Projected to Grow USD 17880 by 2026 | Valuates Reports

BANGALORE, India | 18thNovember 2020: A new Master Data Management Market (MDM) Market Research Report published onValuates ReportsinData Management Category. The report

Startup Success Stories 18 Nov 2020 2:55 pm

Instagram to let users search by keywords

Machine learning is also used on the platform to find the highest quality content thats relevant to users

The Hindu Businessline 18 Nov 2020 11:06 am

Surging homegrown talent and VC spark Italys tech renaissance

As Italy reinstates many COVID-19 restrictions, the countrys tech ecosystem is watching and waiting to see what the wider effects of the emergency will be. Italys ecosyst

TechCrunch 17 Nov 2020 6:15 pm

Improving sentiment, economic recovery to keep lid on restructuring requests:..

Crisil said that 968 companies or 27% of the sample set, had opted for the moratorium allowed by the RBI. As much as 98% of these are not o

The Economic Times 17 Nov 2020 4:25 pm

Indias First Kids Fintech App Birdfin that Enables Financial and Life Skills ..

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | 17thNovember 2020: Financial learning can be boring, and at times, complicated for youngsters. Whether it is

Startup Success Stories 17 Nov 2020 3:37 pm

Online Rummy Industry in Full Support of Regulating Online Gaming

CHENNAI, India | 17thNovember 2020: This is further to the recent statement made by the Additional Advocate General (AAG) Mr. M.Sricharan Rangarajaninforming the Madurai

Startup Success Stories 17 Nov 2020 3:34 pm

RMSI Cropalytics earns recognition at NASSCOM Emerge 50 Award 2020. NASSCOM R..

NEW DELHI | 17thNovember 2020: Agri-tech start-upRMSI Cropalyticshas been recognized by NASSCOM as one of the top 50 emerging software prod

Startup Success Stories 17 Nov 2020 3:32 pm

Wind Energy Market Size to Reach USD 9168.4 Million by 2026 | CAGR of 4.7% Valuates Reports

BANGALORE, India | 17thNovember 2020: A new Wind Energy Market Research Report published onValuates ReportsinEnergy & UtilitiesCategory. The report contains segmentationB

Startup Success Stories 17 Nov 2020 3:07 pm

Medical Display Market Size is Projected to Grow USD 2,853.4 Million by 2026 | Valuates Reports

BANGALORE, India | 17thNovember 2020: A New Medical Display Market Research Report published onValuates ReportsinHealthCategory. The report contains segmentationby Device

Startup Success Stories 17 Nov 2020 3:04 pm

Airbnb files to go public

Airbnb filed to go public today, bringing the well-known unicorn one step closer to being a public company. The financial results show a company on the rebound, but small

TechCrunch 17 Nov 2020 3:43 am

Ride Vision raises $7M for its AI-based motorcycle safety system

Ride Vision, an Israeli startup that is building an AI-driven safety system to prevent motorcycle collisions, today announced that it has raised a $7 million Series A rou

TechCrunch 17 Nov 2020 3:17 am

Digital Signature Market Size is Projected to Grow USD 1228.2 Million by 2025 | Valuates Reports

BANGALORE, India | 13thNovember 2020: A new Digital Signature Market Market Research Report published onValuates ReportsinComputers & ElectronicsCategory. The report cont

Startup Success Stories 13 Nov 2020 4:01 pm

A new banking malware can spy on users phone, perform banking transactions: Report

Kaspersky researchers found URLs distributing the malware pushing a malicious file that can download and install the Ghimob malware

The Hindu Businessline 12 Nov 2020 3:02 pm

Grocery retail aggregator Kirana King raises Rs 7 crore in a pre-series- A Round from RVCF

Kirana King started its retail aggregation operations in 2017 and has a grocery retail network of more than 200 stores in Jaipur, Rajasthan. The company said it now aims

The Economic Times 9 Nov 2020 9:41 pm

Crossword PR wins Public Relations and Marketing Mandate for International Dance App Godatu

New Delh | 9thNovember 2020: Godatu, the one-stop platform for dance has decided to expand its Public Relations and Marketing mandate with Crossword Public Relations. God

Startup Success Stories 9 Nov 2020 3:18 pm

A break from toilet stench and germs, PeeBuddy launches Before and After Toilet Spray Deodoriser & Disinfectan..

New Delhi | 9thNovember 2020: For most of Indias workforce, working hours continue to spill over the earlier 8 hours norm. One problem is having to share space at the cos

Startup Success Stories 9 Nov 2020 3:13 pm

ICICI Bank launches Mine, a banking stack for millennial customers

Mumbai | 9thNovember 2020: ICICI Bank today announced the launch of Indias first comprehensive banking programme for millennial customers, in the age bracket of 18 years

Startup Success Stories 9 Nov 2020 3:06 pm

T-Hub Completes Five Years of Building an Innovation Ecosystem, Impacting 1100+ Startups and 430+ Corporations

India | 9thNovember 2020: T-Hub, which leads Indias pioneering innovation ecosystem, is celebrating its fifth anniversary today. Since 2015, it has helped contribute imme

Startup Success Stories 9 Nov 2020 3:00 pm

NotOnMap Plans to Create Cultural Impact to Village of Chaminoo to transform it Into Himachals First Clean Vil..

India | 9thNovember 2020: NotOnMap, a social initiative for the marginalized, indigenous communities across rural India recently organized a cleanliness drive in Chaminoo

Startup Success Stories 9 Nov 2020 2:48 pm

The Secret Recipe Behind The Success of Pizzology Bangalores Favorite Hotspot For Pizza

Pizza has fast-grown into a favorite food item amongst Indians and we can see Pizza outlets being opened in every corner of the city. Bangalore is the IT hub of India and

Startup Success Stories 8 Nov 2020 3:26 pm

Protein Ingredients Market Size is Projected to Reach USD 91.89 Billion by 2027 Valuates Reports

BANGALORE, India | 28thOctober 2020:Protein Ingredients Market by Source (Animal and Plant), Form (Solid and Liquid), and Application (Food & Beverages, Animal Feed, Cosm

Startup Success Stories 28 Oct 2020 2:44 pm

Medikabazaar Launches Dental Microsite

Mumbai | 28thOctober 2020: Medikabazaar, Indias largest online portal for B2B medical supplies and equipmenthas recently launched an exclusive microsite targeting dentist

Startup Success Stories 28 Oct 2020 2:23 pm

FreshToHome raises $121M the largest ever Series C funding in India Consumer Tech

Bangalore | 28thOctober 2020: FreshToHome, the worlds largest fully integrated online brand in fresh fish and meat e-commerce raised $121M in Series C funding led by Inve

Startup Success Stories 28 Oct 2020 2:21 pm

Fyool App Launches With Outstanding Cashback Services

NEW DELHI | 27thOctober 2020: FYOOL, an outstanding cashback app has hit the android market, offering up to 50% cashback on petrol, diesel, CNG along with all types of wi

Startup Success Stories 27 Oct 2020 2:37 pm

WhatsApp banks on business messaging over ads for revenue

WhatsApp is trying to expand that functionality, too. Retailers can now promote a Facebook Shop on WhatsApp, a product catalog that works across all of the companys apps,

The Economic Times 23 Oct 2020 9:04 am

FDI India successfully enabled over 150 Indian businesses gain access to soft loans by foreign investors

New Delhi, 20th October 2020: FDI India, a one-of-its-kind startup has been at the forefront in providing consultancy to over 150 Indian businesses to accelerate business

Startup Success Stories 20 Oct 2020 2:01 pm

Indias women entrepreneurs see survival by remodeling business

The changes made in business models include releasing new products or services, digital sales and delivery channels, as well as reorienting supply chains, sales and marke

The Economic Times 19 Oct 2020 8:49 am

Contractor digitization startup ReNEWate raises pre-seed funding led by Better Capital

The funding will allow ReNEWate to expand its product offerings, accelerate growth and improve the end to end workflow for property improvement professionals.

The Economic Times 14 Oct 2020 3:10 pm

Amway announces roll-out of women entrepreneurship project

Amway said last month its home delivery business has increased 200% over the past six months, adding that it will invest Rs 30 crore for supply chain and automation to fu

The Economic Times 13 Oct 2020 3:08 pm

Foodtech and D2C brand, Anveshan, raises 1.12 crore pre-seed funding from Titan Capital

The foodtech company also wants to change how food is perceived today by making people aware of the manufacturing process and providing them super nutritious and tasty fo

The Economic Times 13 Oct 2020 2:56 pm

Grofers onboards 60 campus hires from premier institutions across India

The company said it has hired delivery and warehouse staff from industries that have been deeply impacted by the crisis in the last few months.

The Economic Times 13 Oct 2020 2:46 pm

Robot maker Miko raises Rs 23 crore in pre-series B led by Stride Ventures

After Miko's US expansion earlier last year, it has scaled its user base in more than 90 countries, it said. The company also said it had seen an over 20% month-on-month

The Economic Times 12 Oct 2020 9:29 pm

Indian Startup Association to ping US group resisting Google, Apple

The Indian group is still an informal gathering and may soon take a more formal shape. As of now, the founders are bouncing off ideas on an old WhatsApp group named India

The Economic Times 9 Oct 2020 8:45 am

Myntra gets $103 million from Singapore-based parent

The investment comes just days before Myntras Big Fashion Festival sale that kicks off on October 16, during which it expects to double sales compared to the same period

The Economic Times 9 Oct 2020 8:27 am

Nykaa says new fashion category to top sales of Rs 500 crore

Fashion and beauty brands said they expect strong revival this festive season, which is peak season for both businesses, fuelled by pent up demand and lockdown curbs havi

The Economic Times 8 Oct 2020 3:26 pm

Sunstone Eduversity appoints PeopleStrongs Pankaj Bansal to advisory board

The company is hiring extensively across technology, growth, instructional design, curriculum development, and corporate relations teams to solidify its position in deliv

The Economic Times 8 Oct 2020 3:16 pm

Nabventures, Omnivore invest in soil-tech platform Krishitantra

Nabventures will assist Krishitantra accelerate the spread of its soil testing technology by connecting them with their network of FPOs and leveraging Nabard's pan-India

The Economic Times 8 Oct 2020 2:56 pm

Edtech startup Winuall raises Rs 14.7 crore to digitize coaching institutes

The investment comes amid the Covid-19 pandemic that has caused a massive surge in signups on edtech platforms.

The Economic Times 7 Oct 2020 3:30 pm

Piyush Goyal invites startups to register on public procurement portal GeM

I invite all startups to list their products and start offering goods and services to government organisations, PSUs, state government bodies, hospitals, schools, and col

The Economic Times 6 Oct 2020 8:49 pm