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Webull leaps into Mexico with acquisition of stock trading app Flink

Popular stock trading app Webull has acquired Mexican investment platform Flink, giving it an entry into the Mexico market. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Although Webull has China ro

Amazon unveils Q, an AI-powered chatbot for businesses

Amazon is launching an AI-powered chatbot for AWS customers called Q. Announced during a keynote at Amazon’s re:Invent conference today, Q can answer questions like “how do I build a web a

AWS adds Guardrails for Amazon Bedrock to help safeguard LLMs

We are all talking about the business gains from using large language models, but there are lot of known issues with these models and finding ways to constrain the answers that a model could give is o

Apple Music Replay is here, and it’s still no Spotify Wrapped

Apple’s year-end review and answer to Spotify Wrapped, Apple Music Replay, has arrived, but it’s still no match for Spotify’s personalized look back at your year in music. The Apple

Here’s everything Amazon Web Services has announced at AWS re:Invent so far

We will deliver quick hits of the biggest news from AWS re:Invent as they are announced.

Oxford study says internet use doesn’t harm mental health, but its research has limits

In one of the largest studies ever on mental health and internet use, the Oxford Internet Institute has declared that there is no “smoking gun” linking the internet with psychological harm

Nvidia taps China talent for autonomous driving endeavors

Nvidia has long been involved in the development of autonomous vehicle technologies, providing the industry with graphic processing units that can perform millions of calculations simultaneously. Now

Amazon unveils new chips for training and running AI models

There’s a shortage of GPUs as the demand for generative AI, which is often trained and run on GPUs, grows. Nvidia’s best-performing chips are reportedly sold out until 2024. The CEO of chipma

Consider three lenses when building your go-forward brand

Your business must ensure that internal and external targets understand what the merged company will deliver and how it will make it happen.

AWS launches S3 Express One Zone, promises 10x write speed improvement

At its annual re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, Amazon AWS cloud arm today announced a major update to its S3 object storage service: AWS S3 Express One Zone, a new high-performance and low latency t

Dataminr, the $4B big data startup, is laying off 20% of staff today, or 150 people, as it preps to double down on AI

It’s a tough day for Dataminr, the New York-based big data unicorn last valued at $4.1 billion. TechCrunch has learned that the company — which uses AI and big data algorithms to provide p

The 2024 IPO cohort is coming into focus as Shein, Reddit prep to go public

If Shein and Reddit can do better than our miniscule tech IPO class of 2023, they could leave the sort of accelerative impact that tech startups so desperately need right now.

Generative AI is fueling the recovery of European SaaS

Generative AI has been the trend to watch. It's transforming the software paradigm and unleashing previously unimaginable opportunities.

Meet FlashIntel and Withum at TechCrunch Early Stage 2024

Do you have an idea that might have startup potential? Are you already an emerging founder trying to get your startup off the ground? Then head directly to TechCrunch Early Stage 2024 on April 25 in B

YouTube launches more than 30 ‘Playables’ mini-games for Premium users

YouTube is expanding its games ambition by rolling out access to a set of online games for Premium users after first testing them with select users back in September. The Google-owned company has star

Plane takes on Jira with open source project management tool for software teams

Companies on the hunt for comprehensive project management and issue tracking tooling aren’t exactly short of options, with the likes of Atlassian’s Jira serving software development teams

Tumblr+ kills Post+, its ill-fated subscription offering for creators

Tumblr’s ill-fated Post+ subscription service is shutting down, the company announced late on Monday. The service, which allowed creators to paywall select content for subscribers only, will no

Europol arrest hackers allegedly behind string of ransomware attacks

Europol and its international law enforcement partners have arrested five individuals who authorities accuse of involvement in a string of ransomware attacks affecting more than 1,800 victims worldwid

Pika, which is building AI tools to generate and edit videos, raises $55M

The generative AI hype hasn’t died down yet. Case in point, Pika, a startup creating an AI-powered platform to edit and generate videos from captions and still images, today announced that it ra

Candex lands $45M infusion to grow its procurement management business

Candex, a startup that aims to simplify procurement — specifically vendor management and payment processes — for businesses, today announced that it raised $45 million in a Series B invest
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