The Vision Fund was always a funded vision; today we learned just how cloudy that perspective is proving.
After more than two years of remote work, many employees have no interest in returning to the office — at least not without good reason. Employers have responded in kind, more or less, with tech
If you’re looking for a super-affordable way to attend TechCrunch Disrupt in person on October 18–20 — or would love to go but just can’t get to our event in San Francisco — this announcemen
Alex and Grace are back to cover the biggest and most interesting technology, startup and markets news. This morning was a fun mix of stuff that we don’t always get to, so strap in for the fol
Two things are for certain: 1. There continues to be a lot of excitement around warehouse robotics and 2. Geek+ is extremely good at raising money based on that fact. The Beijing-based warehouse robot
Singapore-based cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com has acquired two startups in South Korea — payment service provider PnLink and virtual asset provider OK-BIT — for an undisclosed amount,
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Communications giant Twilio has confirmed hackers accessed customer data after successfully tricking employees into handing over their corporate login credentials. The San Francisco-based company, w
The Mexico-based company enables retailers to bring their inventory relationships online, expand their product selection and get more favorable credit terms.
Ping Identity CEO Andre Durand sees another opportunity to continue growing the company under private equity ownership.
The collapse of Three Arrow Capital and the counterparties wrapped in the crypto hedge fund’s troubles have drawn questions about the soundness of the heady digital asset investment space. For t
Google is suing Sonos (again) over patent infringement in what seems to be an unending legal fight series between two tech companies. The two new lawsuits filed Monday center around various patents in
The pandemic prompted countless companies to migrate to the cloud. By 2025, driven partly by the need for digital services, 85% of enterprises will have a cloud-first principle, according to Gartner.
Global investment giant Vista Equity Partners has announced plans to acquire automated tax compliance software provider Avalara in an all-cash deal worth $8.4 billion. Founded in 2004, Seattle-based A
Bluu Seafood, a German company developing “lab-grown” fish, is showcasing its first finished products as it prepares to begin the regulatory approval process for key markets in Asia, Europ
It’s not often you hear about African tech companies expanding into Europe. Some examples include fintechs Lidya and Korapay in Eastern Europe and the U.K., respectively. In the latest developme
Masayoshi Son, founder and chief executive of SoftBank Group, which reported a quarterly loss of over $23 billion, is worried that the funding winter for startups may continue for longer. The 64-year-
Chinese internet giant Baidu has secured permits to offer a fully driverless commercial robotaxi service, with no human driver present, in Chongqing and Wuhan via the company’s autonomous ride-h
Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we looked at the near-term future for crypto gaming as VCs zero in on where to place consumer bets. This week, we’re looking at hardware wallets and th
Despite a slowdown in financing and an apparent over-investment in certain cybersecurity subsectors, investors don’t expect doom and gloom for the cybersecurity market going forward.