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What should you read next? Tertulia might hold the answer

The publishing industry is in a weird spot. On one hand, you see Stephen King testifying against the controversial merger between Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster, declaring that the loom

The US venture capital slowdown doesn’t look that bad

New Q3 2022 data from PitchBook on venture capital aggregates in the US make it a bit hard to square reality with the leading narrative.

Here are all new camera feature coming to the Pixel 7

Pixel devices are adored for their punchy images and AI-powered photo features, and today, we get treated to a pair of new phones: The Pixel 7 and the Pixel 7 Pro. Both phones have a 50-megapixel mai

The Pixel 7 will have a snoring and coughing detection feature

Google today announced its new Pixel 7 and the Pixel 7 Pro smartphones at a hardware event in Brooklyn. While the company focused a lot on the security, voice, and camera features of the phone, it als

Google’s new charging speaker dock will turn the Pixel tablet into a smart display for the home

Google this morning teased its upcoming Pixel tablet, due to arrive next year, as well as a new piece of hardware designed to make the tablet a more useful home device: a Charging Speaker Dock. This m

Pitch Deck Teardown: Vori’s $10M Series A deck

Vori, a SaaS solution for independent grocers and small grocery chains, shared the pitch deck it used to raise a $10 million Series A.

Animoca Brands’ Yat Siu storms Disrupt with tips for thriving in a crypto winter

If anyone knows how to weather a crypto winter, it’s probably Yat Siu, the co-founder and executive chairman of Animoca Brands — the Hong Kong–based web3 conglomerate and investment powerhouse.

How Dutchie raised half a billion for cannabis tech on TechCrunch Live

Ross Lipson co-founded Dutchie in 2017 and has since led the company to a multibillion-dollar valuation on top of raising $600 million. Now, in 2022, Dutchie is expanding its offering, and is quickly

Google offers a better look at the Pixel Tablet

We’ve known that the Pixel Tablet has been coming since I/O. It was one of a trio of upcoming hardware devices the company previewed. The other two — Pixel 7 and Pixel Watch — are ar

Here’s Google’s Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro, starting at $599 and $899

The Pixel 6 represented a rebirth for Google. After several generations of trying — and mostly failing — to distinguish itself as a late-comer to the smartphone game, the device finally ha

Google Assistant gets an upgrade on Pixel 7 with voice typing, calling and transcription improvements

Alongside news of its brand-new Pixel 7 smartphone line and Pixel Watch, Google today also announced a number of ways it’s improving the technology running on its new devices, powered by Google

Google opts for more of the same with its Tensor G2 processor

As expected, Google today launched its newest line of Pixel phones and — finally — the Pixel Watch. The watch is powered by a standard Exynos system-on-a-chip; the new Pixel once again uses Google

Google gets serious about wearables with the Pixel Watch

2021 was the Pixel’s year. The Pixel 6 saw Google finally getting its act together and introducing a flagship that could rival the likes of Samsung and Apple. But while the line is getting a solid u

Google’s Pixel 7 and 7 Pro will include a VPN at no extra cost

Among the security features Google announced with the launch of its new Pixel 7 smartphones, Google today also noted it will make its Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro devices its first-ever phones to include a

DoorDash now lets you bundle food from one place and alcohol from another into a single order

DoorDash is introducing a new feature called “Drinks with DoubleDash” that lets you order food from one place and drinks from another all in a single order with no additional delivery fee

Volocopter completes crewed eVTOL test flight out of Rome vertiport

German electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) startup Volocopter conducted its first crewed public test flight in Italy Thursday morning. The flight launched from a vertiport built at Rome&#821

Boston Dynamics, Agility and others pen letter condemning weaponized ‘general purpose’ robots

This morning, a group of prominent robotics firms issued an open letter condemning the weaponization of ‘general purpose’ robots. Signed by Boston Dynamics, Agility, ANYbotics, Clearpath Robotics,

Alkymi wants to bring custom automations to every business user

Alkymi launched in 2017 with a goal of helping financial services companies automate mundane tasks, a kind of lightweight RPA to grab information from emails and spreadsheets and eliminate a lot of co

Form Energy’s iron-air battery on pace for 2024 launch with $450M Series E

The startup's iron-air chemistry could help store intermittent wind and solar power for far less than the competition.

Miko Robotics acquires majority stake in AI chess startup, Square Off

Square Off charmed us at CES 2019, when the startup showed off its robotic chess board at our Hardware Battlefield event. Watching the pieces move on their own, courtesy of underlying AI, grabbed the
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