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Startups Weekly: The world is eating tech

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TechCrunch 11 Jul 2020 11:30 pm

Original Content podcast: Yep, Hamilton is still very good

With the release of Hamilton on Disney+, Jordan and Darrell finally got to watch the musical biography of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton albeit in recorded form, rat

TechCrunch 11 Jul 2020 9:17 pm

This Week in Apps: US ponders TikTok ban, apps see a record Q2, iOS 14 public beta arrives

This week we dig into the news of a possible TikTok ban in the U.S. Also, both Android and iOS saw beta launches. We also look at the coronavirus' impact on the app econo

TechCrunch 11 Jul 2020 7:57 pm

The Exchange: Remote dealmaking, rapid-fire IPOs, and how much $250M buys you

Welcome to The Exchange, an upcoming weekly newsletter featuring TechCrunch and Extra Crunch reporting on startups, money, and markets. You can sign up for it here to rec

TechCrunch 11 Jul 2020 6:30 pm

Chief of Staff: The training ground for corporate excellence

A CoS can range from a glorified secretary to the CEO-in-waiting! A CoS is practically a shadow of the leader, supporting and enhancing the

The Economic Times 11 Jul 2020 11:31 am

The power of trust: How companies can turn the tide in turbulent times

Trust is that building block of an organization that keeps it strong. It inspires employees to give their best to the company, and collecti

The Economic Times 11 Jul 2020 11:10 am

Electric vehicle startups hit hardest by virus outbreak

EV sales, like sales of traditional petrol and diesel-powered automobiles, are expected to remain subdued in the current fiscal year.

The Economic Times 11 Jul 2020 10:18 am

Drug giants create fund to bolster struggling antibiotic startups

Over the past year, three U.S. antibiotics startups with promising drugs have gone bankrupt, and many of the remaining companies are quickl

The Economic Times 11 Jul 2020 10:04 am

Amazon backtracks from demand that employees delete TikTok

Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, said Monday that the Trump administration was considering blocking some Chinese apps, which he has cal

The Economic Times 11 Jul 2020 9:38 am

Zomato revenue doubles to $394 million in FY20

In the first quarter of the ongoing fiscal year, the company's Ebitda loss stood at $12 million on revenue of $41 million and unit economic

The Economic Times 11 Jul 2020 9:15 am

CBP says its unrealistic for Americans to avoid its license plate surveillance

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has admitted that there is no practical way for Americans to avoid having their movements tracked by its license plate readers, accordi

TechCrunch 11 Jul 2020 3:43 am

Daily Crunch: Rackspace is going public again

We look at Rackspaces finances, a Facebook code change causes numerous app issues and electric vehicle company Rivian raises $2.5 billion. Heres your Daily Crunch for Jul

TechCrunch 11 Jul 2020 3:40 am

Googles Fitbit deal could avoid EU antitrust probe by agreeing not to use health data for ads

Google announced its plans to acquire Fitbit for $2.1 billion back in November. As of this writing, the deal has yet to go through, courtesy of all the usual regulatory s

TechCrunch 11 Jul 2020 2:20 am

How Thor Fridrikssons Trivia Royale earned 2.5M downloads in 3 weeks

In its first few weeks of release, the latest game from QuizUp founder Thor Fridriksson took the top spot in the Games Section of Apples App Store and was the top app (fo

TechCrunch 11 Jul 2020 12:36 am

HBO Max is making a Gotham City police series with the director of The Batman

HBO Max, the WarnerMedia-owned streaming service that launched in May, announced today that it has made a series commitment to an untitled TV show tied to the movie The B

TechCrunch 11 Jul 2020 12:15 am

Tech at Work: DE&I at Facebook, Prop 22 and gig worker earnings

Hey, yall. Im experimenting with a bi-weekly roundup that looks at the state of labor in tech. Well use this space to explore topics related to diversity, equity and incl

TechCrunch 11 Jul 2020 12:02 am

A recapitalization reckoning

If youre an angel who invested in a startup that was meant to go public in 2014, you might be getting a little bit impatient. High-risk, high-reward investing has lost it

TechCrunch 10 Jul 2020 11:48 pm

Rackspace preps IPO after going private in 2016 for $4.3B

After going private in 2016 after accepting a $32 per share, or $4.3 billion, price from Apollo Global Management, Rackspace is looking once again to the public markets.

TechCrunch 10 Jul 2020 11:36 pm

Operator Collective brings diversity and inclusion to enterprise investing

When Mallun Yen started Operator Collective last year, she wanted to build an investment firm for people who didnt have a voice in Silicon Valley. That meant connecting w

TechCrunch 10 Jul 2020 10:33 pm

Fringe pitches a monthly stipend for app purchases and subscriptions as the newest employee benefit

Fringe is a new company pitching employers on a service offering lifestyle benefits for their employees in addition to, or instead of, more traditional benefits packages.

TechCrunch 10 Jul 2020 10:17 pm

nCino sharply raises its IPO price range, boosting possible valuation to $2.6B

As expected, fintech company nCino has raised its IPO price range. The North Carolina-based banking software firm now expects to sell its shares for between $28 and $29 p

TechCrunch 10 Jul 2020 9:49 pm

Onus on industry to make cleaner mobility solutions which make people feel sa..

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on the business of companies like Uber and Ola as the number of rides have fallen drastically.

The Economic Times 10 Jul 2020 9:31 pm

Facebook code change caused outage for Spotify, Pinterest and Waze apps

If youre an iPhone user, odds are fairly good you spent a frustrating portion of the morning attempting to reopen apps. I know my morning walk was dampened by the inabili

TechCrunch 10 Jul 2020 8:53 pm

What do investors bidding up tech shares know that the rest of us dont?

The biggest story to come out of the post-March stock market boom has been explosive growth in the value of technology shares. Software companies in particular have seen

TechCrunch 10 Jul 2020 8:01 pm

New report outlines potential roadmap for Apples ARM-based MacBooks

When Ming-Chi Kuo offers up a new report, Apple followers listen. The latest offering from the analyst adds key detail to the potential roadmap for Apples recently-announ

TechCrunch 10 Jul 2020 7:43 pm

Five reasons to attend TC Early Stage online

TC Early Stage on July 21 and 22 will virtually bring together 50+ experts across startup core competencies to give you the tools youll need to be able to keep building y

TechCrunch 10 Jul 2020 7:06 pm

Rivian raises $2.5 billion as it pushes to bring its electric RT1 pickup, R1S SUV to market

Rivian, the electric vehicle company aiming to become the first to bring an EV pickup truck to market, has raised $2.5 billion in a round led by funds and accounts advise

TechCrunch 10 Jul 2020 7:00 pm

Silicon Valley is built on immigrant innovation

Hello and welcome back toEquity, TechCrunchs venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. We wound up having more to talk about than

TechCrunch 10 Jul 2020 6:30 pm

NASA signs agreement with Japan to cooperate across Space Station, Artemis and Lunar Gateway projects

NASA has signed a new agreement with Japan that lays out plans for the two nations to cooperate on the International Space Station (continuing existing partnership betwee

TechCrunch 10 Jul 2020 5:39 pm

Banks sanctions about Rs 1.20 lakh crore loans to MSMEs under credit guarante..

The Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme is the biggest fiscal component of the Rs 20-lakh crore Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan package anno

The Economic Times 10 Jul 2020 5:33 pm

A glint of hope for Indias food delivery market as Zomato projects monthly cash burn of less than $1M

Food delivery startups in India have been struggling to make financial sense for years. They have each lost as much as $50 million a month to win and sustain customers by

TechCrunch 10 Jul 2020 5:17 pm

COVID-19 pivot: Travel unicorn Klook sees jump in staycations

Spring 2020 was gloomy for Klook. As countries closed their borders and went into complete or partial lockdown, the SoftBank-backed travel platform saw its revenue plumme

TechCrunch 10 Jul 2020 4:45 pm

Indias first Swadesi Storage & Management Service Provider DigiBoxxTM to Laun..

New Delhi | 10thJuly 2020: Recent global developments have shown that businesses that are 100% on the cloud have been able to transition fa

Startup Success Stories 10 Jul 2020 3:31 pm

Yokogawa to Accelerate Business Expansion in India through Open Innovation with Startups

10thJuly 2020: Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841) announces that it has signed an agreement to invest in the Nippon India Digital Innovation Fund of Funds*1 (bel

Startup Success Stories 10 Jul 2020 3:28 pm

How Digit Insurance is fast tracking COVID claims

Bengaluru | 10thJuly 2020: Go Digit General Insurance Limited, one of the fastest-growing general insurance company in India, had launched its Group Insurance product whi

Startup Success Stories 10 Jul 2020 3:24 pm

Skillsoft Announces Free Leadercamp on The Art of Great Consulting

10thJuly 2020: Skillsoft has announced their Leadercamp: The Art of Great Consulting, a program designed to accelerate and transform consulting careers. This Leadercamp w

Startup Success Stories 10 Jul 2020 3:22 pm

TechSamvad launches Virtual Labs Batch One

New Delhi | 10thJuly 2020: TechSamvad, Indias only Hindi-exclusive News Network reporting on Technology, Startups, and Business, announced the launch of its initiative Vi

Startup Success Stories 10 Jul 2020 3:18 pm

LabelBlind Releases Report on Top Immunity Boosting Packaged Foods & Beverages across 14 Categories

Mumbai | 10thJuly 2020: LabelBlind is Indias 1st food rating system for consumers to make informed choices of packaged food products. A digital platform that offers solut

Startup Success Stories 10 Jul 2020 3:15 pm

India's ambitious plan to help small businesses does little to save them

Businesses from textiles to sports goods and furniture are shuttered or working at a bare minimum, and cows roam streets that would be norm

The Economic Times 10 Jul 2020 3:00 pm

82.33% working professional sought government employment amidst COVID 19 for Job Security: Says Adda247 Govern..

New Delhi | 10thJuly 2020: The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has transformed the job scenario in India. A lot of working professionals have lost their jobs and many m

Startup Success Stories 10 Jul 2020 2:42 pm

Games London Announces Summer Business Hub For The Global Gaming Industry

Mumbai | 10thJuly 2020: Games London has one mission to make London the games capital of the world. The ongoing pandemic, that has populations around the world staying a

Startup Success Stories 10 Jul 2020 2:40 pm

Magneto solutions partnering major corporates and business houses to combat spread of airborne COVID-19

New Delhi | 10thJuly 2020: As scientists around the world based on various research studies have found out that coronavirus is airborne, and the subsequent acknowledgment

Startup Success Stories 10 Jul 2020 2:38 pm

JobsForHer partners with Emergent Alliance to build a resilient economy post-COVID-19

National | 10thJuly 2020: JobsForHer, Indias leading online career portal for women has joined hands with Emergent Alliance, a non-profit alliance of partners sharing dat

Startup Success Stories 10 Jul 2020 2:35 pm

T-Hub partners with MeitY and Digital India to lead program for hardware star..

As many as 10-15 startups with leading-edge solutions in mobility, energy, agriculture, aerospace, manufacturing, consumer, healthtech, med

The Economic Times 10 Jul 2020 12:30 pm

California reportedly launches antitrust investigation into Google

According to a report in Politico, California has become the 49th state to launch an antitrust investigation into Google. California and Alabama were the only states that

TechCrunch 10 Jul 2020 12:06 pm

U.S. government may finalize ban on federal contractors using equipment from Huawei this week

The Trump administration is set to finalize regulations this week that ban the United States government from working with contractors who use technology from five Chinese

TechCrunch 10 Jul 2020 9:54 am

At 4,572 cr, digital payments surpass govt's target for FY20

Overall transactions grew 46% over the previous year, reiterating the focus on digital payments, which the government has been pushing sinc

The Economic Times 10 Jul 2020 8:41 am