• Fraugster, a startup that uses AI to detect payment fraud, raises $5M

    Fraugster, a startup that uses AI to detect payment fraud, raises $5M

    Fraugster, a German and Israeli startup that has developed Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to help eliminate payment fraud, has raised $5 million in funding. Earlybird led the round, alongside existing investors Speedinvest, Seedcamp and an unnamed large Swiss family office. The new capital will be used to add to Fraugster’s headcount as it expands internationally. Read More

  • Alibaba teams up with Samsung, Louis Vuitton and other brands to fight counterfeit goods

    Alibaba teams up with Samsung, Louis Vuitton and other brands to fight counterfeit goods

    Just weeks after revealing its first court case against sellers of counterfeit goods, Alibaba has again pledged to increase its focus on fake goods after it announced a partnership with 20 global consumer brands. Read More

  • Prosecutors in Korea want to arrest Samsung’s leader on bribery charges

    Prosecutors in Korea want to arrest Samsung’s leader on bribery charges

    Samsung is still getting over the Galaxy Note 7, but already an investigation into alleged bribery in its native South Korea is threatening to plunge it into yet another crisis. Read More

  • The year in analytics Crunch Network

    The year in analytics

    Well, 2016 is officially in the past. Between the election drama, the stock markets tossing and turning, celebrities moving on and Harambe, it was a doozy. Read More

  • Start thinking like a startup Crunch Network

    Start thinking like a startup

    Shifts in a rapidly changing retail world and dramatic changes in consumer behavior continue to be a challenge for some traditional retailers. Legacy retailers that have remained stagnant with their old-guard ways are struggling to maintain sales and stay relevant with today’s consumer. The successful brands all have one thing in common: They don’t fear change. Read More

  • Puerto Rico turns to tech and entrepreneurialism to revitalize the economy Crunch Network

    Puerto Rico turns to tech and entrepreneurialism to revitalize the economy

    Puerto Rico is steeped in more than $70 billion of debt that has been accruing for the better part of a decade. As part of its new economic development plan, Puerto Rican officials are looking to technology and entrepreneurship to revitalize the economy, attract its bright minds back to the island and solve the sustainability problems bedeviling the commonwealth. Read More

  • Innovation under the hood will rev the engines of a fintech revolution Crunch Network

    Innovation under the hood will rev the engines of a fintech revolution

    New consumer-facing financial applications are being built on top of old banking infrastructure, while other startups are going around financial infrastructure altogether. Together, they are unbundling the roles of banks and other financial incumbents. Read More

  • Dronerise: gradually, then suddenly Crunch Network

    Dronerise: gradually, then suddenly

    Drones feel a bit like old news already, don’t they? At least in the Valley, with its hyper-fragmented mayfly attention span. The military has used them for decades. DJI, the undisputed (consumer) polycopter industry leader, was founded in 2006. We tech journalists can’t stop talking about drones, but they’re still mostly playthings, curiosities. One might well ask: what… Read More

  • Technology can’t replace the human touch

    Technology can’t replace the human touch

    Everywhere you turn these days, there’s talk of automation replacing people. Technology is surely advancing at a rapid rate, and in today’s click-driven media environment, sensationalism sells, but just because tech can replace a human worker doesn’t mean we’re always going to want that. In some instances, even when tech can do an adequate job, we still want to deal with… Read More

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