In a sign that there’s plenty of cash to go around for generative AI startups, Cohere, which is developing an AI model ecosystem for the enterprise, today announced that it raised $270 million a
Unless you live under a rock, you know that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission came out guns blazing on Monday and Tuesday, by suing the two largest crypto exchanges, Binance and Coinbase, re
Once again, your intrepid robotics reporter finds himself in the warm embrace of the Bay. To paraphrase Mark Twain, the warmest I was ever embraced was early summer in Santa Clara. I’m writing this
Next year we might expect anywhere between 30 and 35 new climate tech companies to emerge.
The popular third-party Reddit app Apollo is shutting down on June 30, 2023, as a direct result of Reddit’s recently announced new API pricing plans which would end up costing Apollo $20 million
Mercedes-Benz received a permit from California regulators that will allow the German automaker to sell or lease vehicles in the state equipped with a conditional automated driving system that allows
Bluesky, the decentralized social network and frontrunner alternative to Twitter, has been hailed as a wonderland of funny posts and good vibes. But a moderation policy change that followed a death th
Toyota plans to build a lab at its North American research and development headquarters in Michigan to develop and evaluate the quality of its EV batteries. The $48 million lab, which is expected to b
Crypto researchers say North Korean state-backed hackers are likely behind a recent hack on Atomic Wallet customers, resulting in millions of dollars in estimated losses. Estonia-based Atomic Wallet i
Less than a month after its release on the App Store, OpenAI’s ChatGPT app is getting its first big update. The new version, out today, brings native iPad support to the AI chatbot app, as well
Samsara, which went public in late 2021, recently proved that it is still possible to expand fast and hold on to value.
The European Union has fired a blunt warning at Meta, saying it must quickly clean up its act on child protection or face the risk of “heavy sanctions”. The warning follows a report by the
Google’s aiming to make it easier to use and secure passwords — at least, for users of the Password Manager tool built into its Chrome browser. Today, the tech giant announced that Passwor
Co-founders Matthew Prince and Michelle Zatlyn launched Cloudflare to the world during the Startup Battlefield competition at TechCrunch Disrupt back in 2010. Fast-forward 13 years, and the startup ha
Reddit says it will update its newly revised API terms to carve out an exception for accessibility apps, which allow users, including people who are blind or visually impaired, a way to browse and use
The venture slowdown has long been established to be a global phenomenon, and per a new report from VC firm Atomico, this “adjusted market reality is here to stay."
Millions of personal injury cases are settled in the U.S. every year, as few go to trial — but the vast majority are kept under wraps. This leaves lawyers guessing what they should propose as a
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Lens Protocol, a web3 product aimed at creating a decentralized social networking ecosystem, has raised $15 million, its team told TechCrunch exclusively. The protocol is being built by Aave, a web3 t
Green Coffee is a consolidated arabica coffee farming company, headquartered in the U.S., with operations in Colombia that span 9,000 acres across 14 farms.