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Apple’s 2021 iPad mini isn’t just living, it’s thriving

Every few years all of the iPad mini lovers hold their breath as they wait to see whether this very specific device will keep on trucking or hit the chopping block. Well they probably needn’t worry

Uber Eats adds map feature so users can find nearest restaurants for pickup

Uber Eats is adding a new pickup map feature to its app that will allow users to search for restaurants or merchants close to them. The map localizes to the user, allowing them to type in what kind fo

Inventory optimization startup Flieber bags $12M, aims to help retailers avoid out-of-stock, overstock moments

The platform aims to give multi-channel brands a leg up when it comes to determining what the ideal stock level would be across all of their sales channels and inventory locations. 

GM’s OnStar is bringing its emergency service to the home with Amazon Alexa

Owners of Alexa devices will soon be able to use OnStar’s emergency services from their homes, under an expanded partnership between OnStar’s parent company General Motors and Amazon. OnStar alrea

Sunday raises $100 million for its fast restaurant checkout flow

Sunday, a startup that didn’t exist just a few months ago, has raised a $100 million Series A funding round. Today’s funding round is led by Coatue with participation from partners of DST Global.

Osano, a risk and compliance startup, raises $11M

Osano, a risk and compliance startup, has confirmed it has raised $11 million in new funding. The round was led by Jump Capital and with participation from existing investors LiveOak Venture Partners

Last-mile logistics platform Cargamos raises $11M seed round to expand same day delivery

Mexico City-based last-mile logistics platform Cargamos wants to own same-day delivery in Latin America. The company has announced a $7 million raise in follow-on funding, bringing its total seed roun

NBA Top Shot creator Dapper Labs raises another $250 million

Dapper Labs, the company behind popular fantasy basketball NFT game NBA Top Shot, has raised another $250 million in funding. Coatue is leading the new investment. According to a source close to the c

An email ‘autodiscover’ bug is helping to leak thousands of Windows passwords

Shipping companies, power plants, and investment banks don’t often share much in common, but new research shows they are all inadvertently leaking thousands of email passwords of their own emplo

Calyxia bags $17.6M to tackle the global microplastics problem

Our world is drowning in human-generated microplastics. And while these tiny fragments of non-biodegradable plastic — floating in the sea, embedded in the soil — are hard to see with the n

Ford partners with battery recycling and materials startup Redwood Materials amid EV push

Ford Motor has tapped Redwood Materials to create a closed loop system for its upcoming deluge of electric vehicles — a partnership that will cover recycling production scrap and EVs at the end of t

PandaDoc, the e-document startup, now valued at $1B as it closes a big Series C

Business tools have gone completely virtual in the last 20 months due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and today a startup whose e-document platform has played a big role in supporting that shift is announci

Insight Partners leads $34M round in Singapore-based fintech Spenmo

Spenmo originated as an expense management platform before realizing that expenses “are just a tiny sliver” of a company’s payables, founder and CEO Mohandass Kalaichelvan told TechCrunch. Finan

SoftBank and Demi Lovato back June Homes, a proptech startup emerging from stealth with $50M in funding

June Homes, a proptech startup that aims to make renting less painful and more flexible for both tenants and landlords, is emerging from stealth today with $50 million in total funding. SoftBank Ventu

As inflation fears spike, 1build raises $14M to help construction firms optimize their cost estimates

It’s an extraordinarily exhausting time to estimate costs in the construction industry. Lumber prices skyrocketed during the post-pandemic construction spree, only to come hurtling back down to Eart

Albertsons sets off Firework’s livestream, shoppable video experience on website

Albertsons is the first U.S. grocer to utilize Firework's platform to create, host and curate its own short-form and livestream video to improve customer engagement.

Cabinet brings in $2.6M, designs software for executive assistants

Executive assistants are the ultimate multitaskers. Instead of relying on half a dozen apps for productivity, Cabinet is pulling all of that together into one software package designed just for them.

Netflix is acquiring the rights to Roald Dahl’s books

Netflix is acquiring the Roald Dahl Story Company (RDSC) and rights to the author's entire catalog, including classics like Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, Matilda and James and the Giant Peach.

Sony Group unit seeks to acquire India’s Zee Entertainment, invest an additional $1.57 billion

Sony Pictures Networks India said on Wednesday it has agreed to acquire Zee Entertainment, which if the deal materializes, will bring together two of the largest broadcasting giants in India that run

Mojo, a men’s sexual health startup that’s pushing therapy not pills, gets $4.4M seed

A number of sexual health startups have spun up in recent years offering men discreet help with the awkward issue of erectile dysfunction. Companies like Numan and Roman. But ‘help’ in thi
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