I remember the dread I felt as a startup worker during downturns when I read about mass layoffs at tech firms that had previously been considered ascendant.
The web3 faithful will note that the NFT market goes up and down, and as it is down today, it will go up again. That may be true, and it may even be correct soon. Today, however, it is not true.
In a sign of the times, Swedish buy now, pay later giant Klarna is reportedly close to inking a new round of funding that would slash its valuation to $6.5 billion – about 7x of what the company was
The United States still has a shot at turning things around, but it's a long one.
Macmillan, one of the largest book publishers in the U.S., said it has been hit by a cyberattack that forced it to shut down its IT systems. Macmillan spokesperson Erin Coffey told TechCrunch that t
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The Biden administration announced today that Steve Jobs is receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously. Steve Jobs died on October 5, 2011, from complications following a relapse of panc
As a stock photographer, taking great photos is often only just a tiny part of the job. To run a successful business, keywording, categorizing, captioning, and all the other admin that goes with it ca
Spotify is testing new tools that will allow you to record, edit, and publish podcasts directly from the company’s main app. The company introduced this feature in New Zealand last month. This w
Capchase concluded that "best-in-class" SaaS startups are still growing and that unit economics are reliable predictors of future success.
TikTok rival Triller has confidentially submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission paperwork for an initial public offering of its Class A common stock. The announcement comes as the com
Hydra, a member of the Y Combinator winter 2022 class, has a broad ambition. It is building an open source cloud data warehouse and hopes to eventually compete with Snowflake. The data warehouse conce
Amazon has agreed to simplify the process required for cancelling its Prime membership subscription service across its sites in the European Union, both on desktop and mobile interfaces, following a s
Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This was a live week on the podcast, meaning that Mary Ann and
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The U.S. commodities regulator, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), has filed civil charges against a South African company and its CEO for running a fraudulent commodity pool worth over $1.7
For many marketplaces, those search, recommendation and ad functions are typically siloed, but Promoted has them all under one umbrella.
Software Freedom Conservancy, a not-for-profit organization that provides support and legal services for open source software projects, has called on the open source community to ditch GitHub after qu
European Union lawmakers have agreed a way forward on regulating crypto — covering the traceability of crypto assets being traded in the bloc and wider market rules, to protect against market ma
Google said Thursday it will pay $90 million to settle a lawsuit with US developers that accused Google of abusing its power of app distribution and charging an unfair fee of 30% for app purchases an