Maximum Fun owner Jesse Thorn is selling the podcast company that he founded almost 20 years ago. Rather than surrendering the network to a big tech company or media conglomerate, he is selling it bac
When you think of foundation models and what they can accomplish, chances are you are thinking of text and image creation. Numbers Station, however, is taking these models in a very different directio
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Amazon has announced yet another substantial round of layoffs, as the internet giant today revealed that a further 9,000 people are set to lose their jobs. In a memo published by CEO Andy Jassy this m
Hello and welcome back to Equity, the podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is Alex and we are here to do our Monday show, a kicko
An AI platform for the film industry, Filmustage, is today announcing new funding. First launched in 2020, the platform is designed to streamline pre-production in the film industry using a variety of
Netflix has announced that it has 40 games slated for launch this year and has 70 in development with its partners. The company also has 16 games currently being developed by its in-house game studios
Corporate investment in AI is on the rise, driven both by hype and the tech's promise to bolster productivity — and revenues.
With turbulent economies, companies are looking for more revenue streams to survive, and one obvious way to increase revenues is to streamline costs. Given companies can often use both manual processi
On this week’s TechCrunch Live podcast, TechCrunch+ Editor In Chief Alex Wilhelm led the interview portion of our show. Alex spoke to Kleiner Perkins partner Mamoon Hamid and founder & CEO o
There’s a broad range of thought on robot faces. It’s a surprisingly difficult aspect to get right for some very good reasons. For one thing, we’re hardwired to recognize and intuit faces, so sm
Reebelo has added embedded financial services, including a buyback program and device upgrade options, while its warranty program, ReebeloCare, grew 330% year over year.
PitchBook is launching a new tool that uses historical data and AI to attempt to predict which startups will successfully exit.
Tavus enables companies to create "unique" videos tailored to a specific individual, based entirely on a single initial recording.
The Station is a weekly newsletter on the future of transportation. This week, WeRide files an IPO and the Cruise Origins rolls into Austin.
Cloud-first strategies may be hitting the limits of their efficacy, and in many cases, ROIs are diminishing, triggering a major cloud backlash.
We hope you’ve filled out your brackets by now because the madness is officially here. Last night kicked off NCAA Selection Sunday, where the full March Madness schedules were finalized for the NCAA
Last year’s techwide reckoning continues. In 2023, layoffs have yet again cost tens of thousands of tech workers their jobs; this time, the workforce reductions have been driven by the biggest names
The company is taking a big bet that bigger isn’t always better, in the hope that smaller can mean faster, greener and more serviceable.
Embedded finance solutions in less developed markers are becoming more prominent as platforms look to provide various financial solutions to the unbanked and underserved. Banking infrastructure provid