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American Robotics’ owner set to acquire fellow drone firm, Airobotics

Some drone industry consolidation this morning as Ondas Holdings, the company behind Waltham, Massachusetts–based American Robotics announced its plans to acquire Airobotics. It’s admittedly been

Twitter, challenging block orders, sues India’s government

Twitter has sued the Indian government to challenge some of the block orders on tweets and accounts, further escalating the tension in the key overseas market. In its lawsuit, filed Tuesday in the Kar

Sequoia Capital China raises $9B amid cooling tech sector

Sequoia Capital’s China affiliate has pulled in $9 billion in fresh capital to back the country’s tech companies across all stages, The Information first reported. The raise arrived at a t

Google-backed Glance to launch in US within two months

Glance, a subsidiary of adtech giant InMobi Group, is planning to launch its lockscreen platform on Android smartphones in the U.S. within two months, a source familiar with the matter told TechCrunch

McEasy is digitizing Indonesia’s logistics, transportation and supply chain industries

In Indonesia, many logistics providers still use old-fashioned systems to track their operations and fleets, including pen-and-paper ledgers. McEasy wants to change that. The startup, which develops s

Onomondo secures cash to expand its wireless network for IoT devices

Onomondo, a startup offering a dedicated wireless network for internet of things (IoT) devices, today announced that it raised $21 million in a funding round led by Verdane with participation from Mae

Climentum backs startups with $157M to ‘accelerate Europe’s green transition’

Despite the economic downturn and perilous position many startups find themselves in, some industries are seeing continued momentum in terms of inwards investments — one of those is climate tech

Pina Earth gets seed backing to grow sustainable forestry carbon credits

YC-backed climate tech startup Pina Earth has closed a $2.5 million seed round of funding a year after being founded and a few months since it presented at the accelerator’s Winter 2022 Demo Day

Founder of auto giant Geely buys Meizu as smartphone demand weakens

Remember Meizu, the once-promising competitor to Xiaomi? The Alibaba-backed Chinese smartphone maker is making a comeback — in a way — as it gets acquired by the founder of Geely, China&#8

Ultrahuman busts out a smart ring to decode metabolic health

Indian fitness platform Ultrahuman is expanding its wearable portfolio by launching a smart ring to boost its ability to provide tech loving ‘biohackers’ — and, it hopes, health-conc

UK’s Oxford Quantum Circuits snaps up $47M Series A for ‘QaaS’

Quantum computing has been making quantum leaps of progress in the last several years — going from theoretical concept to multiple testing environments, to help organizations prep for a time whe

MarketWolf is a trading-first platform for new investors

Live in India, Singapore-based MarketWolf has plans to introduce stock trading to first-time investors in more markets. The platform announced today it has raised $10 million in Series A funding led b

India’s Tata Motors wants to sell 50,000 EVs by end of fiscal year

Mumbai-based automaker Tata Motors wants to sell 50,000 electric vehicles by the end of the fiscal year ending March 31, the company’s chairperson Natarajan Chandrasekaran said during a sharehol

Xiaomi launches smartphone with enormous imaging sensors and Leica optics

With a limited launch in mainland China today, one glance at the new smartphones from Xiaomi leaves little doubt what the smartphone is all about. A third of the back of the smartphone is dominated by

Max Q: Capped

Welcome back to Max Q. In this issue: Rocket Lab launches NASA's CAPSTONE mission; the first images from James Webb Space Telescope are almost here; news from AWS, SpaceX and more.

FTX policy exec says its ‘priorities have not changed’ amid market madness

As the crypto markets continue to trend downward, the world's second-largest crypto exchange, FTX, remains undeterred.

Just how wrong were those 2021 valuations?

Happy Monday. It’s Independence Day here in the United States, which means that much of TechCrunch is on holiday. But as last week came to a close, several important pieces of data dropped that

Remove that ‘exit strategy’ slide from your pitch deck

A lot of pitch decks I review have a slide that really shouldn't be there: the exit strategy slide. As an early-stage startup, it's downright nonsensical, and it shouldn't be part of your deck at all.

WeWork India exposed visitors’ personal information and selfies

WeWork India has fixed a security lapse that exposed the personal information and selfies of tens of thousands of people who visited WeWork India’s coworking spaces. Security researcher Sandeep

TikTok says ‘Project Texas’ will bolster security for US users in wake of China data access concerns

Over the weekend, TikTok wrote to Republican senators to assure them that it’s working on a program called “Project Texas” to bolster data security for U.S.-based users. This was in
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